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Happy New year 2021 from Adept English. Champagne glasses and and text happy new year 2021 on wooden table.

English Phrases For A Happy New Year 2021 Ep 395

Well, as we say goodbye to 2020, and are on the eve of welcoming 2021, I wish you all a better year from now on. In the UK, we are preparing for the least festive and celebratory New Year’s eve in my lifetime. 2020 is going to go out with a whimper for many people. However, for Adept English in 2020 it was a great year for helping people learn to speak English through listening.

Published

December 31, 2020

💬 Words: 1986

Length 10 min

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Portrait of a smiling young African woman, thinking about today's Adept English quiz!

Practice Your English Conversation With A Little Quiz Ep 393

I am sure many of you are busy with the coming holiday, I know I am. It is nearly time to say goodbye to 2020 and what an odd year it has been. As always, I am determined to see the weekly English lesson podcasts go out as normal over the holidays.

Published

December 24, 2020

💬 Words: 1859

Length 10 min

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The skyline of London, UK with the Tower Bridge and the Shard after sunset. As we talk about Brexit, weather the pandemic and other things in the news.

Learn English While You Catch Up On The News Ep 392

In this English lesson, we take a snapshot of the news across the UK and the world at large and discuss what is happening in a conversational style. Although much of the news recently has been about the pandemic, and we will talk a little about that, it is not all about that. There are plenty of things happening in the world beyond the pesky virus.

Published

December 21, 2020

💬 Words: 2152

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, we’ve been told that for those who want to take the risk, families can meet up for a few days around Christmas day, but it’s at your own risk and that’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

💬 Words: 2418

Length 13 min

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Red and ripe British apples on a tree, one of the many foods and drinks made in Britain. Discussed as part of this English food phrases lesson.

Provenance And Other English Phrases Related To British Food Ep 387

Today we talk about provenance, and other food related English phrases. Provenance, which is from the Latin “pro-venire” and later the French “provenir” the phrase is now a well-used part of the English language.

Published

December 03, 2020

💬 Words: 2003

Length 11 min

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A bearded man in a bath surrounded with bubbles. Archimedes supposedly had his eureka moment in a bath.

A Eureka Moment In Our Conversation With English Listening Practice Ep 377

Today’s English lesson we are going to talk about a famous Greek word and our conversation will cover some new English vocabulary, and set out an everyday conversation with English listening practice.

Published

October 29, 2020

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