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Red and ripe British apples on a tree, one of the many foods and drinks made in Britain. Discussed as part of this English food phrases lesson.

Provenance And Other English Phrases Related To British Food Ep 387

Today we talk about provenance, and other food related English phrases. Provenance, which is from the Latin โ€œpro-venireโ€ and later the French โ€œprovenirโ€ the phrase is now a well-used part of the English language.

Published

December 03, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2003

โณ Length 11 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ phrases

Path in Keukenhof flower garden with blooming tulip flowerbed - one of the world's largest flower gardens at sunset. Lisse, the Netherlands. Flowers make me happy.

Enjoy Poppycock Balderdash And Piffle As You Learn Spoken English Ep 385

Today we have an odd lesson where we talk about some old-fashioned English words, which admittedly you might not hear that much, but when you hear them, you might be interested to know what they are, and how to pronounce them. Just relax and smile as you learn spoken English with us today.

Published

November 26, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1742

โณ Length 9 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ phrases

A photograph of a retro steam train, a form of transport you might get off and get on.

Get Phrasal Verbs Much More Than A List Of Prepositions Part 2 Ep 378

One of the challenges of learning to speak English is that native English speakers use short phrases which often have multiple meanings. The confusion arises when you take some prepositions and verbs, that mean one thing on their own and another when used together.

Published

November 02, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2491

โณ Length 13 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ phrases

A photograph of an old-fashioned analogue alarm clock, used to help describe the common English words used to tell the time in Britain.

Learn The Common English Words Used To Tell The Time In British English Ep 373

Time waits for no-one. Time is money. Time is something we all talk about constantly, we use it all the time (pun intended!) in everyday life. As always, native English speakers use shortcut phrases when talking about specific time scenarios, common English words which describe obvious times of the day which are worth knowing. So today we are going to practice our use of English time vocabulary for both digital times and analogue times.

Published

October 15, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2434

โณ Length 13 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ phrases

A photograph of a tea set on white wooden table, used to help describe the use of less as a suffix.

Using A Suffix With Common English Words Ep 361

Today we talk about using a suffix or prefix. We discuss how to spot them in use, how to use them and what they mean. To help explain things, we take a common suffix and explain how to apply it with lots of examples. As usual with the English language, there are some special grammar rules, so we also explain these special cases.

Published

September 03, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1888

โณ Length 10 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ phrases

A photograph of vanilla ice-cream, a classic comfort food. Used to help with our English lesson on English phrases about comfort food.

English Phrases - What Is Your Comfort Food? Ep 353

In todayโ€™s English lesson we explore some everyday English phrases in and around comfort foods. I have a few favourite foods, depending on the situation. So listen to this English audio lesson to help improve your spoken English fluency and find out what type of food I like on a cold rainy day in Britain.

Published

August 06, 2020

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