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Discover Adept English, the modern way to learn to speak English. Our goal is to help you speak English fluently. The Adept English language teaching approach is to learn through listening. We publish two new English audio lessons, with full transcripts, weekly. Every one of our English lessons will help you learn to speak English in ways that are interesting and lead to success. We have lots of podcasts, at all difficulty levels, on many topics, suitable for all listeners, ready for you to listen too right now.

Discover Adept English, the modern way to learn to speak English. Our goal is to help you speak English fluently. The Adept English language teaching approach is to learn through listening. We publish two new English audio lessons, with full transcripts, weekly. Every one of our English lessons will help you learn to speak English in ways that are interesting and lead to success. We have lots of podcasts, at all difficulty levels, on many topics, suitable for all listeners, ready for you to listen too right now.

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United Kingdom

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Discover Adept English, the modern way to learn to speak English. Our goal is to help you speak English fluently. The Adept English language teaching approach is to learn through listening. We publish two new English audio lessons, with full transcripts, weekly. Every one of our English lessons will help you learn to speak English in ways that are interesting and lead to success. We have lots of podcasts, at all difficulty levels, on many topics, suitable for all listeners, ready for you to listen too right now.

Language:

English


Episodes

Why Do I Need So Much English Listening Practice Ep 455

7/29/2021
Our English Listening Practice = Comprehensible Input ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-listening-practice-12/ With mobile phone ownership in the UK so high it makes perfect sense to use mobile phones in the fight against COVID19. In today’s English listening practice lesson we talk about the pros and cons of using technology to help the UK’s NHS reduce the spread of the coronavirus. I’ve received a few e-mails recently asking why I talk about this or that topic...

Duration:00:11:58

Common English Words Used In Job Interviews Ep 454

7/26/2021
Common English Words Used In Job Interviews ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/common-english-words-9/ Job interviews are super stressful at the best of times. Recently, the job interview challenges are even greater than usual. In today’s English language lesson we have the first in a series of English language learning podcasts on presenting yourself as a job applicant. In this podcast we are starting with your résumé, and the English vocabulary and phrases used in and...

Duration:00:11:59

Common English Words Found In British Gardens Ep 453

7/22/2021
Common English Words Used In A British Garden ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/common-english-words-8/ After lots and lots of rain we’ve finally had some sun, and in typical British fashion we are all complaining because it’s too hot. So summer is here in the UK, for a few days at least, and that means we will all be talking about gardens and using common English words for plants and gardening terms. Especially as we rest and enjoy barbecues and talking with friends, now...

Duration:00:12:08

Understanding Autism An English Speaking Practice Topic Ep 452

7/19/2021
Learning English Speaking Topics With Adept English ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-speaking-topics-8/ Today’s English speaking practice podcast lesson may feel a little random, you could say it’s coming out of left field. Today’s lesson has a lot of interesting English vocabulary and uses several words that are difficult for new English language learners to pronounce. Have you ever watched “The Big Bang Theory” and noticed Sheldon or maybe you’ve seen Greta...

Duration:00:13:37

English Listening Lesson About What Things Cost In The UK Ep 451

7/15/2021
An English Listening Lesson About The Cost Of Things In The UK ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-listening-mp3-4/ So there are many things we all spend our money on regardless of where you live in the world. But the cost of those things varies hugely. Today we have an Adept English listening lesson which talks about what things in the UK cost. Things like a beer, or some minced beef, things you probably buy where you live and can compare the costs. Obviously...

Duration:00:11:06

Common English Words Used In A British Barber Or Hairdressers Shop Ep 450

7/12/2021
Common English Words For A British Haircut ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/common-english-words-7/ Nearly every single one of us has it, it grows every day and needs to be cut regularly. Today we talk about the hair on the top of your head. In this English language listening podcast we talk through all the vocabulary and English phrases you might encounter in a UK barber or hairdresser shop. For many of us, hair is a very touchy subject. Get a hair cut wrong and you...

Duration:00:12:22

Conversations In English Be Careful What You Put Down The Sink Ep 449

7/8/2021
Improve Your English Listening To Conversations In English ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/conversations-in-english-14/ Listening is one of the fastest ways to pick up a new language. It’s how we all learned our first language as an infant. Every single human on the planet has this sophisticated language learning mechanism built in! Here at Adept English we provide lots and lots of quality listening material to help you acquiring the English language and learning to...

Duration:00:11:41

Learn English Grammar As We Explain Uncountable Nouns Ep 448

7/5/2021
English Learn Grammar - Uncountable Nouns ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-learn-grammar-uncountable-nouns/ English grammar is far more complicated than it needs to be. The English language has collected a lot of anachronistic language rules, so many that over time the language regularly breaks its own English grammar rules. Or as we like to say, there are some exceptions to the rule, begging the question, Anachronistic is a word I haven’t used in a while, it...

Duration:00:13:26

Amazingly Brave Women In This English Listening Practice Lesson Ep 447

7/1/2021
English Listening Practice That Keeps You Interested ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-listening-practice-11/ Repeat English listening practice is the core of the Adept English approach to helping you with becoming fluent in spoken English. There are lots of processes going on in your brain when you listen to a foreign language and we have lots of podcasts that explain why listening helps the efficiency of your language learning. OK, so repeat listening to a new...

Duration:00:12:52

Lets Get On With Phrasal Verbs Part 3 Ep 446

6/28/2021
Get Phrasal Verbs Are More Than A List Of Prepositions ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/a-list-of-prepositions-3/ In today’s podcast we finish with the most common English get phrasal verbs. Who would have thought a simple three letter word could explode into so many English meanings with a few prepositions. I’ve made each of the phrasal verb English lessons standalone, so don’t worry if you haven listened to part 1 or part 2 of the get phrasal verb podcasts. You can...

Duration:00:12:48

mRNA And Traditional Vaccines Explained For Non-Science People Ep 445

6/24/2021
UK Vaccine Technology - Interesting English Speaking Topics ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-speaking-topics-7/ The UK has jabbed 74 million arms, with covid-19 vaccinations. Yet most people don’t understand the medical science or technology that’s being used in these new generation of modern vaccines. So today we are going to use our English-speaking practice lesson as an opportunity to learn what the experts say about the vaccines used in the UK. It’s quite...

Duration:00:11:30

You Need To Look After Your Brain Starting Today Ep 444

6/21/2021
Conversations In English That Improve Your English Comprehension ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/conversations-in-english-13/ Our brains are amazing biological machines, and if you’ve listened to my English language learning podcasts, you know I like to understand how our brains work. To help me build and design better language learning techniques. Today I’m going to take a fresh approach to our English listening lesson. Instead of talking about how our brains help us,...

Duration:00:12:59

2 English Idioms You Need To Be Careful With Literally And Figuratively Ep 443

6/17/2021
English Idioms Can Be Tricky ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-idioms-9/ 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, it’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...

Duration:00:12:08

Working From Home WFH A Practice Conversation In English Ep 442

6/14/2021
Conversations In English That Help Language Learners With English Comprehension ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/conversations-in-english-12/ Working from home has gone from being rare to commonplace during the pandemic. There are positive and negative aspects to this new way of working, and in today’s English lesson we will focus on the positive. This contemporary and topical English listening lesson is full of useful conversational English vocabulary and phrases....

Duration:00:11:28

Learn About Intermittent Fasting In This English Listening Practice Lesson Ep 441

6/10/2021
Improving Your Health With English Listening Practice ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-listening-practice-10/ Today we talk about fasting in our English listening practice. There are lots of reasons for fasting, some religious, some to help with weight loss but more recently people are doing it to help with their health. Fancy that, an English language podcast that’s interesting, on a topic worth listening to. Today we talk about not eating food, and why this is...

Duration:00:12:43

How To Have A Polite English Conversation Ep 440

6/7/2021
Polite English Conversations ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-conversation-7/ How to be polite is important to us British. The British, as a rule, go out of our way to maintain polite English conversation, even when we are complaining. It’s about maintaining the high moral ground and keep up your manners. We expect people to behave in a decent and mannered way, and we notice when people are not conforming to the expected standard of polite interaction. Take the...

Duration:00:13:40

Discover London Green Spaces In This English Listening Practice Topic Ep 439

6/3/2021
London Is Full Of Parks - English Listening Practice ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-listening-practice-9/ London is looking busy once more, the city is coming back to life. Today we talk about London, it’s green spaces and parks. Along the way you will learn a little more about the UK capital city and some pleasant ideas for a picnic if you're visiting, or a lunch if you're working in London. So today London and parks are the English listening topics for your...

Duration:00:09:35

We Practice Irregular Verbs In This English Speaking Topic Ep 438

5/31/2021
Tricky Irregular Verbs In This English Speaking Topic ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-speaking-topics-6/ Today we are going to practice English irregular verbs. One of the fastest ways for an English language learner to build a more automatic understanding of spoken English is to listen to English being spoken. The more you listen, the more your brain pays attention. The more likely your brain is to understand that these new language sounds are important, and...

Duration:00:11:19

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

5/27/2021
English Phrases For An Investigative Story ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-phrases-8/ 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. Today we use a lot of English phrases and vocabulary that you might associate with detective and...

Duration:00:13:05

Learn English Grammar And Discover Common English Prefixes Ep 436

5/24/2021
In Today's English Lesson We Learn Some Grammar ✔Lesson transcript: https://adeptenglish.com/lessons/english-learn-grammar-8/ In today’s English grammar lesson, we talk about adding a prefix to an English word to change its meaning. We’ve talked about prefix and suffixes in previous English lessons. Today we focus on prefix rather than suffix, using a lot of interesting examples. Other than when to use a hyphen and when not to, prefixes are pretty straightforward. In fact, although some...

Duration:00:13:06