📖 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.

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A photograph of a man riding a scooter at speed on the road with blurred background. Learn how to set your own speed using our English lessons.

Get The Most Out Of Our English Lesson Podcasts Ep 464

It’s a new week, with lots of learning fun ahead. Today’s podcast looks at setting your own speed for learning English. We use several of the 7 rules of Adept English to suggest ways of learning will help you take control of the learning process. We also give some advice on how you should set your own language goals for learning English.


August 30, 2021

💬 Words: 2515

Length 13 min

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A photograph of a garter snake slithering through grass. We explain some interesting English idioms in todays English speaking practice lesson.

Useful Idioms With An English Speaking Practice Quiz Ep 463

Today we learn some useful English idioms, we explain them, in detail, and provide examples of how you might use them in an everyday English conversation. Along the way, we identify difficult vocabulary and finish the lesson off with a quiz to help you with your English speaking practice.


August 26, 2021

💬 Words: 2138

Length 11 min

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A teenager holding a world globe. English speaking geography practice in todays English podcast lesson.

World Geography English Speaking Terms And Phrases Practice Ep 462

The more you listen to the news, the more you hear about climate change and people speaking in English about geography. Mostly at a high level about the planet Earth and its oceans. So today we practice English speaking with geography phrases and vocabulary.


August 23, 2021

💬 Words: 2377

Length 12 min

📮 listening

A close up portrait of a black Chimpanzee. The moral hazard of playing with creation is today's conversation in English for English listening practice.

The Gene That Changed Everything In This Listening Practice Conversation In English Ep 461

Today’s English language listening practice is all about science fiction made real. If you’ve ever watched any of the planet of the apes films, what you hear in this podcast will definitely make you think twice. Today’s conversation in English will contain a lot of useful vocabulary and hopefully keep you interested in the topic.


August 19, 2021

💬 Words: 1956

Length 10 min

📮 phrases

A photograph of businesswomen working in a bright modern office, standing, talking, smiling and shaking hands. English phrases and questions you might encounter in an English language interview.

Job Interview Preparation Practice English Phrases Ep 460

Doing part, or all, of a job interview in a second language is difficult. It’s an unusual scenario for someone with English as a second language. You don’t normally have to sell yourself when you speak English, but in an interview, you do! So jump in and start listening to more interview language and English phrases and questions in today’s podcast English lesson.


August 16, 2021

💬 Words: 2167

Length 11 min

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A photograph of a turkey, a really ugly bird. English idioms are the topic of today's comprehensible input English podcast lesson.

English Animal Idioms In This English Language Acquisition Listening Practice Ep 459

So you’ve decided that listening to the English language is a good way to improve your English language skills. You’re keen to pour the new strange sounds and words into your pristine brain. Great! But before you jump in, be mindful of what you are going to listen to. Even though today’s English language learning podcast is a nice and easy idioms topic. There are a lot of more complex things going on as you listen. The lesson is working on your unconscious mind, not just your conscious mind.


August 12, 2021

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