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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.

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June 07, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2562

โณ Length 13 min

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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.

Published

May 10, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2379

โณ Length 12 min

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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.

Published

April 05, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2093

โณ Length 11 min

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A woman in a black protective medical mask in a Santa hat at the window of a city shop with purchases in multi-coloured paper bags. English Christmas songs.

The Unofficial Top British Christmas Songs Everyone In The UK Knows Ep 390

For what seems the briefest of moments, the UK went back to almost normal at the start of December. The government relaxed lockdowns, people went shopping and could meet up with friends and family, even socialise and go to the pub. But that has all stopped now, weโ€™ve been told that for those who want to take the risk, families can meet up for a few days around Christmas day, but itโ€™s at your own risk and thatโ€™s it, oh and the cost of these few precious days we will all have even stricter lockdowns going into January 2021. Wow, what a rubbish holiday this is turning out to be.

Published

December 14, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2418

โณ Length 13 min

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A lady laying on grass with her eyes closed taking advantage of the spring sun, used to help visualise our English conversation on light nights.

Practice English Conversation With A Discussion On Light Nights Ep 332

Today we practise English conversationย and the topic is light nights, the last time we talked about light nights was way back in the spring of 2016. We talk about the sun, and its effects on us British and everyone in northern Europe.

Published

May 25, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2046

โณ Length 11 min

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A photograph of a man swimming in the sea used to highlight the popularity of wild swimming in the UK. This English conversation lessons topic was wild swimming.

An English Conversation Lesson About UK Wild Swimming Ep 293

Today we have a lesson focused on English conversation, a conversation about wild swimming in the UK. Being surrounded by water means most, around 75%, people in the UK learn to swim at an early age. However, many of those swimmers are turning to rivers, ponds, lakes and the sea to swim rather than use the thousands of swimming pools throughout the UK.

Published

January 09, 2020

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