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Learn English 75 How to shoot yourself in the foot and cut off your nose to spite your face

9/18/2017
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Learn English 75 How to shoot yourself in the foot and cut off your nose to spite your face Let's be honest idioms can be fun. So this week we cover some odd ones like "shoot yourself in the foot" which get used quite often, which is strange given how gruesome they sound! As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you. You are currently viewing the raw RSS podcast article text. Click to view the original article: Original Article Podcast 75:...

Duration: 00:10:00


Learn English 74 Learn How 500 Common English Words Make Up 80 Percent Of Everyday English Conversation

9/11/2017
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Learn English 74 Learn How 500 Common English Words Make Up 80 Percent Of Everyday English Conversation With over 200,000 English words to learn, some are hardly ever used in fact most almost never get spoken in everyday English. It makes sense to learn the most common words first but what are they? As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you. You are currently viewing the raw RSS podcast article text. Click to view the original article: Original...

Duration: 00:11:07


Learn English 73 Very Useful English Vocabulary Even The Queen has to Spend a Penny

9/4/2017
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Learn English 73 Very Useful English Vocabulary Even The Queen has to Spend a Penny Every human on Earth has to do this. So it's probably a good idea to learn a little more about the English words used when the English Spend a Penny. As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you. You are currently viewing the raw RSS podcast article text. Click to view the original article: Original Article Podcast 73:...

Duration: 00:11:15


Learn English 72 Why On Earth Would We Care About A British Bank Holiday

8/28/2017
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Learn English 72 Why On Earth Would We Care About A British Bank Holiday As it is a holiday in the UK, and this type of holiday is called a 'Bank Holiday' why would we care about a British Bank Holiday? As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you. You are currently viewing the raw RSS podcast article text. Click to view the original article: Original Article Podcast 72: https://adeptenglish.com/2017/08/28/british-bank-holiday/ Our Website:...

Duration: 00:09:05


Learn English 71 Learning to Speak English Gets You Three Languages For Free

8/21/2017
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Learn English 71 Learning to Speak English Gets You Three Languages For Free So today’s subject, today’s topic is about the links that the English language has with other languages – and there are many! English has its origin in so many other languages because over the centuries, we’ve been invaded by so many different countries. As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you. You are currently viewing the raw RSS podcast article text. Click to view...

Duration: 00:12:05


Learn English 70 Time To Upgrade Your English Speaking With New, Unusual But Fun Adjectives

8/14/2017
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Learn English 70 Time To Upgrade Your English Speaking With New, Unusual But Fun Adjectives. So we’ve just come back from two weeks in France and I was thinking about why I like France so much. Don’t get me wrong – that means ‘don’t misunderstand me’, I love England too, but probably in a different way. Time To Upgrade Your English Speaking With New, Unusual But Fun Adjectives. As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you. You are currently...

Duration: 00:12:27


Learn English 69 Shortcuts English Speakers Use Talking About Periods of Time

8/7/2017
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Learn English 69 in the Adept English Podcast series. Shortcuts English Speakers Use Talking About Periods of Time So today I thought I would talk about some simple expressions about time in English. What I mean is things that we say, which tell you when in time something happened or when it’s going to happen. So most of you will probably know the word ‘today’ - that means this day, here and now. As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you. You...

Duration: 00:10:45


Learn English 68 Focus On Vocabulary Popular Words For Wet

7/31/2017
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Learn English 68 Focus On Vocabulary Popular Words For Wet Today I thought that I’d do another of those podcasts where I take a group of words in English, whose meaning is related, so which mean similar things – but try to explain what the differences are and when you would use them. So today it’s words for wet. As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you. You are currently viewing the raw RSS podcast article text. Click to view the original...

Duration: 00:10:16


Learn English 67 Take 10 Minutes to Tune Your Ears With English Accent Soundbites From Everyday Politicians

7/24/2017
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Learn English 67 " Take 10 Minutes to Tune Your Ears With English Accent Soundbites From Everyday Politicians" So this week, I thought I would do a subject which I find fascinating. Fascinating means very very interesting to me. This subject is accent. Accent is the word we use in English to mean the way that we speak. As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you. You are currently viewing the raw RSS podcast article text. Click to view the...

Duration: 00:12:32


Learn English 66 Why Microphones are the Secret Ingredient

7/20/2017
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Learn English 66 "Why Microphones are the Secret Ingredient." Hello, my name is Andrew, and although I mostly stick to the technical things on Adept English. Today, I am going to break the rules and put a podcast out of my own (please, just don't tell Hilary!). As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you. You are currently viewing the raw RSS podcast article text. Click to view the original article: Original Article Podcast 66:...

Duration: 00:03:40


Learn English 65 It Is Time To Take 10 Valuable Minutes To Discover An English Idiom

7/17/2017
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Learn English 65 "With The Recent Alarm In Brexit News, It Is Time To Take 10 Valuable Minutes To Discover An English Idiom." Well, I normally quite like politics and what we call ‘current affairs’. Current affairs means subjects that are on the news, things that are going on in the world. I like debating, I like discussing and having an opinion. But I’m having a different reaction to normal at the moment – I’m ‘being an ostrich’ about politics. As always we recommend you view the...

Duration: 00:09:30


Learn English 64 You need Us Not an iPhone App to Know #1 Question When Learning to Speak English

7/10/2017
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Learn English 64 "You need Us Not an iPhone App to Know #1 Question When Learning to Speak English." Everyone asks this question, we tell you what it is and we try to answer it. This is not a simple question, with a simple answer. All kinds of things will determine. If you’re very young – especially if you’re say, under 8 years old and you come to live in the UK, so that you hear English being spoken all around you all the time, the answer is that you will learn very, very quickly to speak...

Duration: 00:12:57


Learn English 63 Have you heard these 5 easy English idioms

7/3/2017
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Learn English 63 "Have you heard these 5 easy English idioms" In English sometimes you just have to know what the idiom is and learn it. Today I thought that we’d do some more idioms. Last week we did some serious grammar and vocabulary, and in previous weeks I’ve talked about what’s going on in the world, terrorism, a holiday. It’s good to mix it up – so today, let’s do some more idioms. If you don’t know the word idiom, it means a saying, something we say in English, which has an extra...

Duration: 00:12:14


Learn English 62 Learn the 100 Most Common English Words and their Grammar

6/26/2017
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Learn English 62 "Learn the 100 Most Common English Words and their Grammar" even though you don't need it to speak English sometimes knowing common English grammar can be useful. For today’s podcast, I thought I would give you something a bit different. Normally, because the idea of Adept English is that you learn through listening, I don’t really go into grammar or the structure of the language very much. But I also realise that many of you are learning English through traditional...

Duration: 00:15:22


Learn English 61 Vocabulary for your Weight: Fat Cats and Muffin Tops

6/19/2017
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Learn English 61 "Vocabulary for your Weight: Fat Cats and Muffin Tops" always a sensitive topic to discuss we give it our best shot. So this week’s subject – weight – and words to describe too much weight. If you’re talking in English about peoples’ weight, there are quite a number of terms. I’m not proposing to cover all of them today, but let’s start with some of the more commonly used examples. As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you....

Duration: 00:12:55


Learn English 59 Improve your English Fluency: Ariana Grande, London Bridge and One Love Manchester

6/5/2017
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Learn English 59 "Learn English 59 Improve your English Fluency: Ariana Grande, London Bridge and One Love Manchester" Todays podcast comes in the aftermath of the Manchester bombing, at the Ariana Grande concert. ‘Aftermath’ just means the things which come after an event, what follows on when something, especially something horrible, has happened. So there were lots of people coming together in public places to remember those that had died in Manchester and those that were injured, but...

Duration: 00:09:28


Learn English 58 Learn English Vocabulary: Talking about DofE

5/26/2017
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Learn English 58 "Learn English Vocabulary: Talking about DofE" This weeks podcast is focused on English Vocabulary. We will talk about "DofE", whats that!? You might well ask! Listen and you will find out about a challenge many young British children attempt before they leave school. As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you. Podcast 58: https://adeptenglish.com/2017/05/29/learn-english-vocabulary-talking-about-dofe/ Our Website:...

Duration: 00:12:57


Learn English 57 Increase your English Understanding and Fluency: Hear, Listen, See, Look and Watch

5/22/2017
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Learn English 57 "Increase your English Understanding and Fluency: Hear, Listen, See, Look and Watch" This weeks podcast is focused on Increasing your English Understanding and Fluency this time we cover Hear, Listen, See, Look and Watch. Enjoy. As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you. Podcast 57: https://adeptenglish.com/2017/05/22/increased-english-fluency-hear-listen-see-look-watch Our Website: www.adeptenglish.com Twitter :...

Duration: 00:13:24


Learn English 56 Why you need the Seven Secrets of Language Learning

5/15/2017
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Learn English 56 "Why you need the Seven Secrets of Language Learning" Hi I’m Hilary and welcome to this latest podcast from Adept English. This podcast is to celebrate the launch of our new free course, the Seven Rules of Adept English: Seven Secrets of language Learning. If you go to our website, you can sign up free of charge for this course. It’s free! You don’t have to make a payment. As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you. Podcast 56:...

Duration: 00:12:11


Learn English 55 Increase your English Vocabulary: Elections

5/8/2017
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Adept English Podcast 55 "Increase your English Vocabulary: Elections" This week we discuss Elections, and Increase your English Vocabulary at the same time. As always we recommend you view the supporting transcript on the website to support you. Podcast 55: https://adeptenglish.com/2017/05/08/increase-your-english-vocabulary-elections/ Our Website: www.adeptenglish.com Twitter : twitter.com/AdeptEnglish Facebook : www.facebook.com/adeptenglish Google+...

Duration: 00:12:29

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