๐Ÿ“– 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.

๐Ÿ“ฎ idioms

Attentive red fox focusing on the hunting in the autumnal and gloomy forest, used to help explain the English idiom beat around the bush.

English Lesson On Popular Idioms That Get To The Point Ep 330

Well, itโ€™s been nearly a month since we last discussed an English idiom, so in today's English lesson we will jump right in and learn some phrases you would almost definitely hear in everyday English conversations at work or home.


May 18, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1817

โณ Length 10 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ pronunciation

Classic scones with cream and berry jam, as we use a cooking recipe to help practice the pronunciation of difficult English vocabulary like scone and recipe.

Practice Your English Accent-Words Even Native English Speakers Get Wrong Ep 329

In this English language lesson we pick some difficult to pronounce English words and practice listening to them and saying them in a lesson about making scones. Sometimes the best way to practice difficult English vocabulary is to mix them into an interesting context which we all know and understand, in this case cooking.


May 14, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1574

โณ Length 8 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ speaking

A lovely photo of a cup of tea used as part of our English listening and speaking practice lesson.

British Culture And Listening To A British English Speaker Ep 328

I know it's a cliche but the British love a good cup of tea. I once heard someone describe having cake and a cup of tea being like a picnic indoors. So today we talk about a cream tea, and some British culture around drinking tea while we practice listening to English being spoken and practice listening to English speaking in Britain.


May 11, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2138

โณ Length 11 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ listening

Anxiety mental disorder a portrait of a troubled woman, the topic of discussion in our English language listening practice.

Coping With Anxiety While We Do Some English Listening Practice Ep 327

In today's English listening practice we talk about something interesting in these days of self isolation, we cover some new English vocabulary and we practice our English listening skills. Listening to 10 minutes of quality English audio will help in you at least three unique ways and if you repeat listen & learn, you will boost your English comprehension even more.


May 07, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1723

โณ Length 9 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ grammar

Woman sitting at bar using a mobile phone, used in an English grammar lesson about either and neither.

How English Speakers Give And Take Options Ep 326

Today we will learn about choices, and how English speakers typically talk about choices in English. When we get given a choice in a discussion, itโ€™s handy to know what vocabulary a native English speaker would use to respond.


May 04, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1488

โณ Length 8 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ phrases

A photograph of people communicating online, used to help highlight the challenges for new English language learners.

Common English Words As More Of Us Work Online Ep 325

Communication in English is much more stressful when you do it online. Even for native English speakers, itโ€™s a lot harder. So today we talk about why this happens, the common English words used and how we can reduce the stress involved in communicating online.


April 30, 2020

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