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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

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People dressed in old fashioned medieval costumes. As we examine English phrases used in a story about the British royal family and the BBC.

British Royal Family And BBC Scandal In This English Phrases Lesson Ep 437

Today we look into the world of the British monarchy. We talk about lords, earls and princes involved in a recent story of lies and scandal from one of the most respected journalistic organisation in the UK and by far one of the most popular royal members Diana, Princess of Wales.

Published

May 27, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2321

โณ Length 12 min

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A photograph of the London underground message mind the gap. Today we take a deep dive into the English idiom mind you ps and qs.

English Idioms That Remind Us To Be Careful Ep 428

Sometimes you go a whole month without hearing an interesting English idiom, and then a bunch of them come along. Today we talk through an English idiom that my parents would have used and I still do.

Published

April 26, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2226

โณ Length 12 min

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A photograph of a farther with his son drinking cider in apple orchard in autumn. What English phrases go into your favourite alcohol?

English Phrases And Alcohol From Around The World Ep 427

Today we discover what goes into alcohol from around the world as we explore the associated English phrases used in and around alcohol in the UK. There is a lot going on inside this English lesson which uses the Adept English listen and learn approach to learning to speak English fluently.

Published

April 22, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2173

โณ Length 11 min

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A photo of a full moon over the sand dunes in the Sahara desert. Todays English language lesson is all about moon related English idioms.

Over The Moon And Other English Idioms Ep 426

As you know I love helping English language learners, you could say Iโ€™d go to the moon and back to help students learn English. Many moons ago I started Adept English to help speed up English language learning for as many students as possible. When I shared my ideas with some of my teaching friends, they said I might as well howl at the moon. I started small and didnโ€™t promise the moon, and now weโ€™ve grown and helped many people.

Published

April 19, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2219

โณ Length 12 min

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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 donโ€™t tell all of our private details to the government.

Published

March 29, 2021

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