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Learn English with Everest is an English language podcast from Everest Language School (https://everestlanguageschool.com) in Dublin, Ireland. Each episode features interviews with native speakers in real, everyday English. We’ll chat about everything: art and culture, music and television, science, business, travel, sport, and everything in between. After the interview, we will dissect and discuss what was said: the grammar, the vocabulary, the pronunciation, and more. There will also be tips and strategies for the IELTS exam and the Cambridge exams. So, join us, and improve your English with Everest Language School!

Learn English with Everest is an English language podcast from Everest Language School (https://everestlanguageschool.com) in Dublin, Ireland. Each episode features interviews with native speakers in real, everyday English. We’ll chat about everything: art and culture, music and television, science, business, travel, sport, and everything in between. After the interview, we will dissect and discuss what was said: the grammar, the vocabulary, the pronunciation, and more. There will also be tips and strategies for the IELTS exam and the Cambridge exams. So, join us, and improve your English with Everest Language School!
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Learn English with Everest is an English language podcast from Everest Language School (https://everestlanguageschool.com) in Dublin, Ireland. Each episode features interviews with native speakers in real, everyday English. We’ll chat about everything: art and culture, music and television, science, business, travel, sport, and everything in between. After the interview, we will dissect and discuss what was said: the grammar, the vocabulary, the pronunciation, and more. There will also be tips and strategies for the IELTS exam and the Cambridge exams. So, join us, and improve your English with Everest Language School!

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Episodes

18: The IELTS Listening Exam (IELTS 4)

8/29/2019
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This episode is the final part in our miniseries about the IELTS exam. Each week we explore one of the four parts of the IELTS exam: writing, reading, listening, and speaking. This week we are talking about the listening exam and Conor is joined by Rob, a teacher with years of experience teaching the IELTS exam. We give you some tips and advice about improving your IELTS listening skills and go through a sample paper in detail. Throughout this series you’ll learn lots of useful vocabulary...

Duration:00:28:35

17: The IELTS Listening Exam (IELTS 4)

8/26/2019
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This episode is the final part in our miniseries about the IELTS exam. Each week we explore one of the four parts of the IELTS exam: writing, reading, listening, and speaking. This week we are talking about the listening exam and Conor is joined by Rob, a teacher with years of experience teaching the IELTS exam. We give you some tips and advice about improving your IELTS listening skills and go through a sample paper in detail. Throughout this series you’ll learn lots of useful vocabulary...

Duration:00:28:35

16: IELTS Speaking (IELTS 3)

8/22/2019
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This episode is the third part in our miniseries about the IELTS exam. Each week we explore one of the four parts of the IELTS exam: writing, reading, listening, and speaking. This week we are talking about the speaking exam and Conor is joined by Keager, a teacher with years of experience teaching the IELTS exam. We give you some tips and advice about improving your IELTS speaking skills and go through a sample paper in detail. Throughout this series you’ll learn lots of useful vocabulary...

Duration:00:22:55

15: The IELTS Reading Exam (IELTS 2)

8/15/2019
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This episode is the second in our miniseries about the IELTS exam. Each week we explore one of the four parts of the IELTS exam: writing, reading, listening, and speaking. This week, it's reading and joining Conor is Rob, an experienced IELTS teacher and the director of Everest language school. We give you some tips and advice about improving your IELTS reading skills and go through a sample question in detail. Throughout this series you’ll learn lots of useful vocabulary and expressions you...

Duration:00:20:46

14: The IELTS Writing Exam (IELTS 1)

8/8/2019
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This episode is the first in our miniseries about the IELTS exams. Each week we are going to explore one of the four parts of the IELTS exam: writing, reading, listening, and speaking. This week, we’re going to start with writing, and joining Conor is Jane, a teacher in Everest with lots of experience teaching the IELTS exam. We give you some tips and advice about improving your writing skills and go through the two, very different tasks you are required to do. Throughout this series you’ll...

Duration:00:27:18

13: Writing & Listening (Cambridge Exams 4)

7/25/2019
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This episode is the final part of our miniseries about the Cambridge exams – the Advanced and the First (also called the CAE and the FCE). This week is all about the writing and listening exams. Joining me this week is Kevin, a teacher in Everest with lots of experience teaching the Cambridge exams. We give you some tips and advice about improving your writing and listening skills in general, and go through the exam in detail. Along the way you’ll learn lots of useful vocabulary and...

Duration:00:29:33

12: Use of English (Cambridge Exams 3)

7/18/2019
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This episode is the third in our miniseries about the Cambridge exams – the Advanced and the First (also called the CAE and the FCE). Last week we looked at the reading exam and this week it’s the Use of English section. Joining me this week is Niamh, a teacher in Everest with lots of experience teaching the Cambridge exams. We give you some tips and advice about improving your grammar and vocabulary skills “in the wild”, and go through the exam in detail. Along the way you’ll learn lots of...

Duration:00:26:30

11: Improve Your Reading Skills (Cambridge Exams 2)

7/11/2019
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This episode is the second in our miniseries about the Cambridge exams – the Advanced and the First (also called the CAE and the FCE). Last week we looked at the speaking exam and today it’s all about reading. Joining me this week is Rachel, a teacher here in Everest with lots of experience teaching the Cambridge exams. We’ll give you some tips and advice about improving your reading skills, and go through the exam in detail. And, along the way you’ll learn lots of useful vocabulary and...

Duration:00:25:20

10: The Speaking Exam (Cambridge Exams 1)

7/4/2019
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This episode is the first in a four-part miniseries about the Cambridge exams – the Advanced and the First (formerly the CAE and the FCE). Over the next 4 episodes we’ll be looking at all the aspects of the exams and everything you need to get a good score. Joining me this week is Rob, and we focus on the speaking exam. We give you some tips and explain what the examiners are looking for. And, along the way, there’s lots of useful vocabulary and expressions you can use in the exam. And don’t...

Duration:00:29:32

9: Customer Service, Formal & Informal English (Business English 4)

6/28/2019
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This episode is the final part of a 4-part series about English for work and business. This week I chatted to Triona about talking to clients and customers, and how we use formal and informal English. Formality is something that students can sometimes get a bit worried about, especially if you come from a language where the verb form, or the word “you”, can easily be made formal. We don’t have anything like that in English, but we do have lots of ways of being formal. We use vocabulary,...

Duration:00:27:03

8: Phone English & Demonstrative Pronouns (Business English 3)

6/20/2019
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This episode is the third in a 4-part series about English for work and business. This week I talked to Rob about phone English. Everybody hates speaking on the phone in a foreign language. It’s really hard – you can’t see the other person’s face, their expressions, their lips moving, their body language. These things are so important. But, don’t despair! Lots of what we say on the phone is just the same small selection of “phone English” used again and again. So, this week, I'm going to...

Duration:00:22:46

7: Job Interviews & Uses of 'Should' (Business English 2)

6/13/2019
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This episode is the second in a 4-part series about English for work and business. From CVs, and job interviews, to phone and email English, chatting to clients, customers, and colleagues, we’ll be looking at lots of different areas over these 4 episodes. There will also be all the usual vocabulary, grammar, listening practice, and lots more. This week I talked to Sarah about job interviews. Doing a job interview in your own language can be difficult enough, but doing one in a foreign...

Duration:00:20:16

6: Making the Perfect CV (Business English 1)

6/6/2019
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This week is part one in a four-part mini-series about English for work and business. CVs, job interviews, phone and email English, chatting to clients, customers and colleagues, we’ll be looking at lots of different areas over the next four episodes. In this episode I chatted to Rob about the very first thing you need to do if you’re trying to get a job: make a great CV. Rob and I have a chat about 10 tips to help you create the perfect CV. Along the way, I’ll explain lots of the...

Duration:00:32:16

5: Swimming Around the World and Gerunds & Infinitives

5/16/2019
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This week I chat to Jane about open water swimming all over the world, from Italy to Turkey to the Indian Ocean. We talk about jellyfish, swimming with 1600 other people, and what to do if you turn blue! The grammar point is gerunds and infinitives. Why do we say “I want to do”, but “I enjoy doing”? Links and grammar notes are on the Everest website here (https://everestlanguageschool.com/podcast)

Duration:00:17:11

4: Music in Ireland, Gradable & Ungradable Adjectives

5/2/2019
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This week on Learn English with Everest I chat to Rob about Irish music, going to live gigs, music festivals, and lots more. So, in this episode you’ll learn lots of vocabulary to talk about music. The grammar point is connected with adjectives, specifically gradable and ungradable adjectives. Why do we say “very big”, but not “very huge”? “Absolutely amazing”, but not “very amazing”. Have a listen and find out! Links and grammar notes on the Everest website here...

Duration:00:16:18

3: Easter, Art, Time Words

4/18/2019
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This week I chat to Derick Smith, an artist and English language teacher based here in Dublin. We talk about Easter, which is coming up this week, as well as Derick’s work and his routine as an artist. In this episode you’ll learn about Easter here in Ireland and some useful vocabulary and idioms for talking about art. In the grammar section I explain four very confusing words connected with time: for, since, during, and ago. You can see Derick’s art on Instagram here...

Duration:00:19:49

2: St Patrick's Day, Weather, Uses of 'get'

4/4/2019
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On this week's episode I chat to Anne-Marie, the Director of Studies in Everest Language School. We discuss the very changeable Irish weather (with lots of useful weather vocabulary). We also talk about Ireland's national holiday - St Patrick's Day! In this episode we explore, in detail, the many ways that English speakers use the word 'get'. So let's get started!

Duration:00:23:25

1: Preview for Learn English With Everest

3/27/2019
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Hello, and welcome to Learn English with Everest, a brand new podcast from Everest Language School, in Dublin. This episode is a just short preview to introduce you to the show and let you know what you can expect! I’m Conor and I’m a language teacher and podcaster from Dublin. In this podcast I’ll be teaching you all the areas of English you’d expect: grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, listening skills, tips for IELTS and Cambridge exams, and lots more. Stay tuned for episode 1, coming on...

Duration:00:02:56