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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.

Published

May 11, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2138

โณ Length 11 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ idioms

Cute contented cat sleeps on its back, bending its paws in the arms. Who could have thought that such a lovely soft cuddly pussy cat could be fraught with English language danger.

2 English Idioms You Need To Be Careful With Literally And Figuratively Ep 443

We often use English idioms in a way that needs more imagination to get the meaning than you might expect. Today we cover 2 idioms that could not be more different in their meaning, however they both can be dangerous to us if used improperly. Idioms are fun really, itโ€™s handy to know what the most common ones mean as it would surprise you just how often you will hear them in everyday English conversations.

Published

June 17, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2358

โณ Length 12 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ listening

A photograph of a woman working from home with her children bothering her. This looks like an interesting English listening comprehension lesson on WFH

Working From Home WFH A Practice Conversation In English Ep 442

Working from home has gone from being rare to commonplace during the pandemic. There are positive and negative aspects to this new way of working, and in todayโ€™s English lesson we will focus on the positive. This contemporary and topical English listening lesson is full of useful conversational English vocabulary and phrases. Remember to listen to the conversation several times using spaced repetition.

Published

June 14, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2301

โณ Length 12 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ listening

A photograph of a lady eating fast food. Let's practice listening to English language spoken natively and learning about intermittent fasting at the same time.

Learn About Intermittent Fasting In This English Listening Practice Lesson Ep 441

Today we talk about fasting in our English listening practice. There are lots of reasons for fasting, some religious, some to help with weight loss but more recently people are doing it to help with their health. Fancy that, an English language podcast thatโ€™s interesting, on a topic worth listening to.

Published

June 10, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2359

โณ Length 12 min

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.

Published

June 07, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2562

โณ Length 13 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ listening

A photograph of a woodland park path. We visit Londons parks in todays English language listening practice.

Discover London Green Spaces In This English Listening Practice Topic Ep 439

London is looking busy once more, the city is coming back to life. Today we talk about London, itโ€™s green spaces and parks. Along the way you will learn a little more about the UK capital city and some pleasant ideas for a picnic if you're visiting, or a lunch if you're working in London. So today London and parks are the English listening topic for your English listening practice.

Published

June 03, 2021

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