Speaking Fluency

9 Reasons Why Scotland Is The Best Place To Celebrate New Year!

9 Reasons Why Scotland Is The Best Place To Celebrate New Year (Hogmanay)!

Today we are going to learn all about a very special holiday in Scotland called Hogmanay! LEVEL: Upper Intermediate and Advanced English Lesson I’ve made a mini-glossary at the side of the post to check the meaning of some words I think you might not know (including ‘Hogmanay!) These words are in bold and italics. If you have any other …

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How to speak more powerfully and avoid using

Make your English more powerful and interesting: avoid using VERY!

Learn how to make your English more powerful and interesting by ditching* the word ‘very’! (To ditch means to get rid of or give up … and this case we mean avoid using very!) Language level: upper intermediate and advanced /  B2 and  C1 Skills: Vocabulary, speaking Time needed: 10-20 mins Focus: advanced English vocabulary; synonyms & adjectives Lesson …

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How to effectively practise English

How To Practise English: 10 fun & effective methods

These must-have tips will give you lots of ideas & ways to practise English – and the best part? Most of them are free! Language level: intermediate, upper intermediate & advanced / B1, B2 & C1 Time needed: 10-15 mins Focus: improve studying habits & attitude Lesson by Kerin Part 2: Practice Makes Perfect Improve your studying habits …

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10 essential business expressions

10 Essential Business English Expressions You Can’t Live Without (And how to use them)

In this Advanced English lesson, you’ll learn 10 essential Business English expressions that can be used in both working and social situations. You’ll learn the meaning and examples of how to use them.  Language level: upper intermediate and advanced /  B2 and  C1 Skills: Vocabulary, Comprehension, Speaking Time needed: 5-10 mins Focus: business English expressions, communication Lesson by Kerin …

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Pronunciation Lesson Silent A

Silent Letter ‘A’: a pronunciation guide

Lesson by Kerin In this pronunciation lesson, you are going to learn how to pronounce words that have a silent ‘A’ in them. Skills: Speaking, pronunciation Time needed: 2-5 mins Focus: sounding more natural and fluent Audio intro from Kerin artistically BrE /ɑːˈtɪstɪkli/ – aa·tis·tuh·klee YOUR TURN! Practice saying it: The film was both commercially and artistically …

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