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๐Ÿ“ฎ speaking

A customer paying for goods at a checkout. Being polite in English conversation takes a little understanding of British culture and the use of softened English language.

How To Have A Polite English Conversation Ep 440

How to be polite is important to us British. The British, as a rule, go out of our way to maintain polite English conversation, even when we are complaining. Itโ€™s about maintaining the high moral ground and keep up your manners. We expect people to behave in a decent and mannered way, and we notice when people are not conforming to the expected standard of polite interaction.


June 07, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2562

โณ Length 13 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ speaking

A photograph of the Alpe di Siusi or Seiser Alm and mountains, Dolomites Alps, Italy. English irregular verbs in today's English lesson.

We Practice Irregular Verbs In This English Speaking Topic Ep 438

Today we are going to practice English irregular verbs. One of the fastest ways for an English language learner to build a more automatic understanding of spoken English is to listen to English being spoken. The more you listen, the more your brain pays attention. The more likely your brain is to understand that these new language sounds are important, and need to be stored away in long-term memory.


May 31, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2058

โณ Length 11 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ speaking

Children playing together in the UAE. In this English speaking topic we learn much about learning English vocabulary by observing the way children learn.

English Speaking Topics The Difference Between Expressive And Receptive Vocabulary Ep 433

If you are learning a new language itโ€™s normal to think, hmm Iโ€™ve been doing this for weeks or months, how am I doing? Is this where everyone gets to when they put in this much time and effort in? So today in this English language podcast we pick an English-speaking topic that will help us understand what your expectations should be in terms of English listening comprehension vs your ability to speak English.


May 13, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1945

โณ Length 10 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ speaking

A man sat down using a computer. Computers are growing more important in everyone's lives, but what happens when they go wrong?

An English Conversation About Miscarriage Of Justice Ep 432

Looking back at this podcast, I worried I was covering an English topic that was only useful for people who were in trouble with the legal system! Although that was not my intention at all. I was reading a story about a miscarriage of justice here in the UK, and the actual issue was how errors in computer software ruined the lives of innocent people. I thought you might be interested in the English vocabulary used as legalese is a strange thing and worth exploring.


May 10, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2379

โณ Length 12 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ speaking

A photograph of a peacock with feathers out. As we take a deep dive on the many types of blue in todays English conversation practice.

English Conversation Practice On Words That Help Describe The Colour Blue Ep 422

Maybe it is the plunge in temperature that made me think about todayโ€™s colour, or maybe the wonderful flowers that have coloured my garden. The result is an English conversation practice podcast that takes a thorough analysis into the many types of a single colour. I will leave you to listen to the podcast to find out which colour I talk about.


April 05, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2093

โณ Length 11 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ speaking

A photograph of friends with smartphones leaning against a wall. Our topic is love and how we have moved online during the pandemic as we learn to speak English.

Practice Your English Speaking Learning About Love In A Global Pandemic Ep 410

Iโ€™m sure we all agree that love and relationships are important to us human beings. We are, after all, a social animal. The pandemic, and the way we are trying to control its impact on us, is affecting many things. Today we practice English speaking learning about how people are getting around the lack of physical contact during lockdowns.


February 22, 2021

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