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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 Yearโ€™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.

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December 31, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1986

โณ 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 Iโ€™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

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2112

โณ 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 โ€œpro-venireโ€ and later the French โ€œprovenirโ€ the phrase is now a well-used part of the English language.

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December 03, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2003

โณ Length 11 min

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Path in Keukenhof flower garden with blooming tulip flowerbed - one of the world's largest flower gardens at sunset. Lisse, the Netherlands. Flowers make me happy.

Enjoy Poppycock Balderdash And Piffle As You Learn Spoken English Ep 385

Today we have an odd lesson where we talk about some old-fashioned English words, which admittedly you might not hear that much, but when you hear them, you might be interested to know what they are, and how to pronounce them. Just relax and smile as you learn spoken English with us today.

Published

November 26, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1742

โณ Length 9 min

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A vibrant photograph of bright orange carrots, which are the star of our English lesson on an English idiom.

An English Idiom You Should All Know Ep 371

I think itโ€™s true that positive rewards are a better motivation for most people, rather than negative ones. However, if you need someone to do something, and suitable rewards cannot encourage them to act, you sometimes need to highlight negative or even threatening outcomes. Especially if people will not do what you need them to do. Now that took quite a lot of English vocabulary to explain a simple scenario, a native English speaker would prefer to use an English idiom, a metaphor which explains the scenario in a much simpler idiomatic way.

Published

October 08, 2020

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2144

โณ Length 11 min

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A photograph of a laughing man with headphones sitting at table. Used to highlight one of the English acronyms used in this English spoken natively lesson.

Learn About Acronyms While Listening To English Spoken Natively Ep 368

If you're investing your valuable time learning to speak a new language, like English, you are much better off listening to English being spoken by a native English speaker. If you intend to use your new English language skills, then practicing your English language skills with the people you are eventually going to be speaking with is a much more efficient approach to learning.

Published

September 28, 2020

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