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Sunset from Hushinish on the Isle of Harris in the Western Isle of Scotland and looking across to the isle of Scarp.

Learn About English Language Shortened Names Ep 394

So it’s cold and frosty in the UK today, but no snow and definitely not a white Christmas, so I guess the weather reporter got it wrong again. No surprise there. As for today’s English lesson, I thought I would do one to help explain how we shorten people’s names in the UK.

Published

December 28, 2020

💬 Words: 2006

Length 11 min

📮 speaking

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

📮 fluency

A photograph of two older boys eating ice cream, and a jealous young boy looking at them.

Explore Envy And Jealousy As You Learn English Language Fluency Ep 384

I think Aristotle once said to be jealous is reasonable, but envy leads only to bad things. But you have to ask yourself why? Aren’t these the same things? Well no, we often confuse the meaning of these words and today we are going to spend some time explaining why they are different. Using some contemporary English language and explanations which will help you remember the difference, and of course we will improve your spoken English while you learn the English language.

Published

November 23, 2020

💬 Words: 2588

Length 13 min

📮 fluency

Prague at the sunrise, a beautiful city sets the backdrop to our discussion on facts about languages as we learn to speak English fluently.

Discover Interesting Language Facts As You Learn English Language Fluency Ep 362

In today’s English lesson our goal is to learn and improve English Language Fluency through listening to a topical conversation spoken by a native English speaker. As usual, we try to make the lesson interesting as we expect you to listen to the lesson several times, you can learn more about why we ask you to do this here.

Published

September 07, 2020

💬 Words: 2101

Length 11 min

📮 fluency

A photograph of friends drinking beer at the counter in pub, used in this English language lesson about pubs.

Discover Why Pubs Are So Important In This Learn English Language Lesson Ep 344

In today’s lesson we will focus on English language fluency. We often use a news story or something topical to help keep the English lesson interesting, and this week talk about English pubs reopening.

Published

July 06, 2020

💬 Words: 2041

Length 11 min

📮 fluency

A photograph of young black children with a megaphone. Used as part of our discussion on racism in this English lesson.

Lets Focus On World News While We Listen And Learn English Language Ep 338

How about we talk about the news to help us listen and learn the English language? With the huge reaction to police brutality and racism, the effects of locking people in their homes for lengthy periods of time and the horror of starvation. There is plenty to talk about and lots of listening practise in this weeks lesson.

Published

June 15, 2020

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