📖 English Lessons Section

Each Podcast is its own English lesson

Hi there you are listening to Adept English and this is a listen and learn podcast. My name is Hilary and I created this listen and learn method to help you speak English fluently. It's much more enjoyable if you learn English in the way that your brain naturally wants to learn. I live in the United Kingdom. I'm a native English speaker. And I love helping the hundreds of thousands of students who listen to us every month.

Every week we give you two English lessons in the form of podcasts. So listen to Adept English. You'll be on your way to speaking fluent English in no time.


📮 speaking

Photo of smiling woman using headphones and smartphone. Practice copying what I say in this English speaking topic.

More Irregular Verb Practice In This English Speaking Topic Part 2 Ep 456

Back in an English language lesson podcast in May I started talking about tricky irregular English verbs, and we used this to help with your English-speaking practice. Today’s podcast is a follow up to that English lesson with more English-speaking practice to help you with this area of English that some English language learners can find difficult.


August 02, 2021

💬 Words: 2288

Length 12 min

📮 listening

A photograph of young millennial people using mobile smart phone wearing disposable face mask. English listening lessons packed with comprehensible input that helps you acquire new languages.

Why Do I Need So Much English Listening Practice Ep 455

With mobile phone ownership in the UK so high it makes perfect sense to use mobile phones in the fight against COVID19. In today’s English listening practice lesson we talk about the pros and cons of using technology to help the UK’s NHS reduce the spread of the coronavirus.


July 29, 2021

💬 Words: 2645

Length 14 min

📮 phrases

A photograph of a young and pretty African American woman in an informal interview. A podcast English lesson on phrases and words used in interviews.

Common English Words Used In Job Interviews Ep 454

Job interviews are super stressful at the best of times. Recently, the job interview challenges are even greater than usual. In today’s English language lesson we have the first in a series of English language learning podcasts on presenting yourself as a job applicant.


July 26, 2021

💬 Words: 2244

Length 12 min

📮 phrases

A photograph of some flowers as the 2021 Hampton Court flower show. Today we practice common English words used in the garden.

Common English Words Found In British Gardens Ep 453

After lots and lots of rain we’ve finally had some sun, and in typical British fashion we are all complaining because it’s too hot. So summer is here in the UK, for a few days at least, and that means we will all be talking about gardens and using common English words for plants and gardening terms. Especially as we rest and enjoy barbecues and talking with friends, now the government has relaxed lock-downs in the UK.


July 22, 2021

💬 Words: 2508

Length 13 min

📮 speaking

Young nerdy woman with purple hair using her smartphone and smiling. English speaking practice lesson talking about people who are on the autism spectrum.

Understanding Autism An English Speaking Practice Topic Ep 452

Today’s English speaking practice podcast lesson may feel a little random, you could say it’s coming out of left field. Today’s lesson has a lot of interesting English vocabulary and uses several words that are difficult for new English language learners to pronounce


July 19, 2021

💬 Words: 2346

Length 12 min

📮 listening

A photograph of British 10 pound notes in a big pile. This English listening mp3 lesson is all about what things cost in the UK.

English Listening Lesson About What Things Cost In The UK Ep 451

So there are many things we all spend our money on regardless of where you live in the world. But the cost of those things varies hugely. Today we have an Adept English listening lesson which talks about what things in the UK cost. Things like a beer, or some minced beef, things you probably buy where you live and can compare the costs.


July 15, 2021

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