Conversation · Pronunciation · speaking

Speech Shadowing Technique for English

Improve your speaking, without a teacher! Sometimes you hear people talk about practising your English with the Speech Shadowing Technique. What is that and how can you use it to improve your English on your own? Shadowing technique or speech shadowing means talking at the same time or just after you hear a native speaker… Continue reading Speech Shadowing Technique for English

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Conversation · easy grammar · ESL grammar · expressions · Grammar

Requests with Will You and Could You

Matt Wharton Today you’re going to learn about how to request things with a command, and then adding will you or could you at the end. They look like this: Send me the email before 5 pm, will you? Buy some bread on your way home, could you? You may have noticed that the will… Continue reading Requests with Will You and Could You

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Conversation · English fluency · ESL grammar · expressions · Grammar · speaking

So Do I and Neither Do I – Agreeing with Someone in Conversation

Watch this video to learn how to agree when a friend or someone else tells you something. You’ll learn how to say: So do I. I do, too. Neither do I. I don’t, either. And of course, the most important thing, when to say each of them. Things to do after you’ve watched the video:… Continue reading So Do I and Neither Do I – Agreeing with Someone in Conversation

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Conversation · speaking

Invitations: Asking Someone out the Easy Way (not only for dating)

Watch this video to find out which English phrases to use when you want to ask someone out. This is not only for dating, but can be used for business or asking a friend to do something with you. After you’ve watched the video, I have a question for you.   Question: In the video… Continue reading Invitations: Asking Someone out the Easy Way (not only for dating)

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Conversation · reading comprehension · writing tips

Hair Styles Vocabulary: (Almost) Everything You Need to Know about Hair in English

By Jacqueline Schaalje Just when you’ve grown your hair long and luscious (= full), the new spring fashion calls for short hair. Wait, it’s not completely short, but a bob. What’s a bob? That’s the kind of hairstyle that first became popular in the 1920s with the emancipation of women, who also stopped wearing corsets around that time… Continue reading Hair Styles Vocabulary: (Almost) Everything You Need to Know about Hair in English

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Conversation · Modal verb · speaking

Giving Advice – Clears up about Could, Should and Would

Subject on Request! What do you say when you want to give someone a good idea? By Jacqueline Schaalje When you give advice, you can do this in many ways in English. For instance I want to advise you to see a doctor, because I don’t like your cough. First of all, you can literally… Continue reading Giving Advice – Clears up about Could, Should and Would

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Conversation · English fluency · speaking · Uncategorized

Learning English from a Friend

http://www.audio-luci-store.it By Jacqueline Schaalje As I’ve said before, you don’t always need an English teacher to improve your English. Sometimes taking a teacher is expensive, or you live in an area where there are no (good) English teachers. Don’t worry. You can learn English from a friend too, as long as you keep the following… Continue reading Learning English from a Friend

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