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Premier Skills English Podcast

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This week - Matchweek 16

12/11/2017
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Welcome to This Week from Premier Skills English, a weekly review of all the action from the Premier League for learners of English from across the globe. In This Week, Jack and Rich talk about all of the weekend's action in the Premier League; the big headlines and the main talking points. We also ask you to get involved; do you agree with Jack and Rich's choices of best player, best team and best match of Matchweek 16? Make your prediction for next week's big match and tell us how your...

Duration: 00:08:54


Speaking Skills - Paying for things

12/8/2017
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In this week's Premier Skills English podcast, Rich and Jack help you with the language you need when you need to pay for things. Paying for something in a supermarket is easy but there are some situations when paying for things can be more difficult and you need to know some different phrases. In this podcast, Jack and Rich look at some of the phrases you need to pay for things on the phone, in a taxi, at a restaurant and on public transport. We also have a new football phrase for you to...

Duration: 00:13:54


This Week - Matchweek 14 & 15

12/4/2017
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Welcome to This Week from Premier Skills English, a weekly review of all the action from the Premier League for learners of English from across the globe. In This Week, Jack and Rich talk about all of the weekend's action in the Premier League; the big headlines and the main talking points. We also ask you to get involved; do you agree with Jack and Rich's choices of best player, best team and best match of Matchweek 14 & 15? Make your prediction for next week's big match and tell us how...

Duration: 00:11:15


Perfect Pronunciation - Consonant Sounds

12/1/2017
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In this week's Premier Skills English Podcast, Jack and Rich focus on pronunciation. They talk about five of the most difficult consonant sounds (sounds that are not vowels) in English. Jack and Rich give you lots of example sentences to practise and advice on how you can get better at making these sounds. Your task is to tell other listeners which consonant sounds are most difficult for speakers of your language to pronounce. At the end of the podcast, we have a new football phrase for...

Duration: 00:16:46


This week - Matchweek 13

11/27/2017
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Welcome to This Week from Premier Skills English, a weekly review of all the action from the Premier League for learners of English from across the globe. In This Week, Jack and Rich talk about all of the weekend's action in the Premier League; the big headlines and the main talking points. We also ask you to get involved; do you agree with Jack and Rich's choices of best player, best team and best match of Matchweek 13? Make your prediction for next week's big match and tell us how your...

Duration: 00:08:22


Understanding Grammar - Too v Enough

11/24/2017
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In this week's Premier Skills English Podcast, Rich is very tired and he doesn't know why. Jack thinks it might be Rich's diet or lack of exercise, but it's actually something very different. The language focus is on the words enough and too and how we use them to talk about things we would like to do more of and things we would like to do less. As always, we also have a new football phrase for you to guess. Enjoy!

Duration: 00:15:20


This week - Matchweek 12

11/20/2017
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Welcome to This Week from Premier Skills English, a weekly review of all the action from the Premier League for learners of English from across the globe. In This Week, Jack and Rich talk about all of the weekend's action in the Premier League; the big headlines and the main talking points. We also ask you to get involved; do you agree with Jack and Rich's choices of best player, best team and best match of Matchweek 12? Make your prediction for next week's big match and tell us how your...

Duration: 00:08:54


Learning Vocabulary - Phrases with make

11/17/2017
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In this week's Premier Skills English Podcast, Jack makes a fool out of Rich and Rich makes a crossword for his students. The language focus is on a verb with lots of different meanings - make. Jack and Rich look at five different ways of using make and how you can these phrases in your speaking and writing. Your task is to complete a crossword using phrases with make and to find the secret word. As always, we also have a new football phrase for you to guess. Enjoy! Find all the learning...

Duration: 00:16:34


Speaking Skills - Interrupting

11/9/2017
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In this week's Premier Skills English podcast, Rich and Jack help you with the language you need when you want to interrupt someone. This is a speaking skill that can be difficult because you have to wait for the right moment and often need to be polite. Jack and Rich look at some polite (and less polite) phrases that you can use to interrupt people. They also look at some phrases that you can use when someone interrupts you to return to the same topic after the interruption. We also have...

Duration: 00:13:30


Matchweek 11

11/7/2017
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Welcome to This Week from Premier Skills English, a weekly review of all the action from the Premier League for learners of English from across the globe. In This Week, Jack and Rich talk about all of the weekend's action in the Premier League; the big headlines and the main talking points. We also ask you to get involved; do you agree with Jack and Rich's choices of best player, best team and best match of Matchweek 11? Make your prediction for next week's big match and tell us how your...

Duration: 00:10:15


Matchweek 10

10/31/2017
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Welcome to This Week from Premier Skills English, a weekly review of all the action from the Premier League for learners of English from across the globe. In This Week, Jack and Rich talk about all of the weekend's action in the Premier League; the big headlines and the main talking points. We also ask you to get involved; do you agree with Jack and Rich's choices of best player, best team and best match of Matchweek 10? Make your prediction for next week's big match and tell us how your...

Duration: 00:08:45


Learning Vocabulary - Halloween

10/26/2017
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In this week's Premier Skills English podcast, Jack and Rich talk about the language of fear. They look at some Halloween vocabulary and also look at words that we use to describe things that are frightening and phrases we use when we are scared. The language focus is on extreme and gradable adjectives and when to use -ed and when to use -ing with an adjective. In the lesson below, there are lots of different language explanations, some activities for you to do, an end of lesson quiz and a...

Duration: 00:13:09


This week - Matchweek 9

10/23/2017
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Welcome to This Week from Premier Skills English, a weekly review of all the action from the Premier League for learners of English from across the globe. In This Week, Jack and Rich talk about all of the weekend's action in the Premier League; the big headlines and the main talking points. We also ask you to get involved; do you agree with Jack and Rich's choices of best player, best team and best match of Matchweek 9? Join the discussion on the website:...

Duration: 00:09:40


Perfect Pronunciation - Weak forms

10/20/2017
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In this week's Premier Skills English podcast, Jack and Rich help you with one important area of pronunciation - weak forms. This is an aspect of pronunciation that often causes problems for learners because weak forms are difficult to hear. In this podcast, learn what weak forms are, how to notice them when you are listening and how to use them when you are speaking. In the lesson below, you will see lots of sentences about football and other topics that contain weak forms! Don't forget...

Duration: 00:13:38


Matchweek 8

10/17/2017
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Welcome to This Week from Premier Skills English, a weekly review of all the action from the Premier League for learners of English from across the globe. In This Week, Jack and Rich talk about all of the weekend's action in the Premier League; the big headlines and the main talking points. We also ask you to get involved; do you agree with Jack and Rich's choices of best player, best team and best match of Matchweek 8? Make your prediction for next week's big match and tell us how your...

Duration: 00:08:50


Learning Vocabulary - Phrases with get

10/6/2017
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In this week's Premier Skills English Podcast, Rich gets angry because he has to get the bus. The language focus is on the verb with the longest entry in the dictionary - get. Jack and Rich look at five different ways of using get and how it can help you sound more natural when you are speaking. Your task is to transform 10 different sentences using phrases with get in order to make the sentences more natural sounding. As always, we also have a new football phrase for you to guess. Enjoy!...

Duration: 00:14:31


Matchweek 7

10/2/2017
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Welcome to This Week from Premier Skills English, a weekly review of all the action from the Premier League for learners of English from across the globe. In This Week, Jack and Rich talk about all of the weekend's action in the Premier League; the big headlines and the main talking points. We also ask you to get involved; do you agree with Jack and Rich's choices of best player, best team and best match of Matchweek 7? Make your prediction for next week's big match and tell us how your club...

Duration: 00:09:12


This week - Matchweek 6

9/25/2017
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Welcome to 'This Week' from Premier Skills English, a weekly review of all the action from the Premier League for learners of English from across the globe. In 'This Week', Jack and Rich talk about all of the weekend's action in the Premier League; the big headlines and the main talking points. We also ask you to get involved; do you agree with Jack and Rich's choices of best player, best team and best match of Matchweek 6? Make your prediction for next week's big match and tell us how your...

Duration: 00:08:31


Understanding Grammar - How to use articles

9/22/2017
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In this week's Premier Skills English Podcast, Jack and Rich have a quiz for you that tests your knowledge of grammar and football. The language focus is on articles (a, an, the) and when to use them and when not to use them in English. They give ten rules about how to use articles correctly. As always, we also have a new football phrase for you to guess. Enjoy! Find all the free learning activities on the website:...

Duration: 00:15:18


This week - Matchweek 5

9/18/2017
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Welcome to 'This Week' from Premier Skills English, a weekly review of all the action from the Premier League for learners of English from across the globe. In 'This Week', Jack and Rich talk about all of the weekend's action in the Premier League; the big headlines and the main talking points. We also ask you to get involved; do you agree with Jack and Rich's choices of best player, best team and best match of Matchweek 5? Make your prediction for next week's big match and tell us how your...

Duration: 00:08:24

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