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A lady sits on a sofa with a laptop filling out the UK 2021 census. Today we practice English phrases and vocabulary related to filling in forms.

English Phrases And Vocabulary Used In The UK 2021 Census Ep 420

With so much of our time spent trying to protect our private data, especially online. It may come as a surprise to you that UK law requires us citizens to complete a rather intrusive census once every 10 years. So we go from being a checkbox ninja, trying to keep our names and email from being used to having to pay a big fine if we don’t tell all of our private details to the government.

Published

March 29, 2021

💬 Words: 2025

Length 11 min

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A photograph of a fluffy Norwegian forest cat, which looks very much like a Siberian forest cat. As we discuss English cat idioms.

Why Are There So Many English Idioms About Cats Ep 406

It’s pretty safe to say the British love their pets. With over 40 percent of British households owning a pet, it is no surprise the English language contains a lot of idioms relating to pets. So today we pick a side, sorry dog lovers, we’re going with cats! A whole English lesson on English idioms that relate to cats.

Published

February 08, 2021

💬 Words: 2312

Length 12 min

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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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Winter in the Lake District a classic scene where you can imagine thin ice, as we talk about cold English idioms.

English Idioms Associated With Cold Weather Ep 391

The weather in the UK is suddenly getting cold, with our first proper frosts. Apparently we are getting weather from Sweden and Norway and we might even have a white Christmas, which has not happened in a long time. I guess, this is why I’m hearing so many English idioms related to cold at the moment. It was the Prime Minister who was On Thin Ice in the Brexit negotiations with the EU. Or the NHS being Snowed Under with extra work because of the Pandemic.

Published

December 17, 2020

💬 Words: 2112

Length 11 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 side view full length portrait photograph of active senior couple running in park along lake. As we talk about longevity in our English lesson today.

Adept English Learning Language Skills Through Listening Ep 381

Living a long healthy, happy and meaningful life is something I assume all of us would want. But imagine if you lived to be 100, or even 1000? In today’s English lesson we talk about longevity.

Published

November 12, 2020

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