700 – Part II Water Idioms

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Are you determined to do anything, come hell or high water? Are you able to keep your head above water these days? Is there anything you want to try and test the waters? Has anyone told you a story that couldn’t hold water?By the end of this podcast English lesson, you’ll learn five water idioms and also how they came …

699 – Water Idioms

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Have you ever felt like a fish out of water? Maybe you’ve been in hot water recently, or in deep water with your boss. Do you feel like your relationship with the boss is like oil and water, or is that more like water off a duck’s back. Let’s discuss. Here are some of the example sentences from this episode. …

698 – Arrive

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Prepositions can be tricky in English. I know that just as well as you do. And which preposition you choose can depend on a number of factors including the context of the conversation as well as the grammar rules. Well, today we’re going to have a look at the verb arrive and all of the different preposition combinations that exist …

697 – I Suppose I’m Supposed To

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I suppose you’re listening to this podcast in order to learn something about English. I also suppose you’ll be taking notes. Why? Well, suppose you want to remember these English points. You’re supposed to do that, you know! Let’s discuss. Here are some of the example sentences from this episode. To see all of them and to get the details …

696 – Learning English With Gregory Diehl

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In this podcast English lesson, I’m speaking with author and English teacher, Gregory Diehl. Gregory has a new book out called Our Global Lingua Franca: An Educator’s Guide to Spreading English Where EFL Doesn’t Work which explores the cultural and economic importance of spreading English as a universal language. Gregory has taught in more than a dozen countries and observed …

695 – Longer Conversations

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I think that learning another language is not just about grammar and vocabulary. How about you? Oh, and that reminds me. I wanted to let you know what today’s lesson is all about. And by the way, I’m sure you’re going to find this useful. Let’s discuss. Here are some of the example sentences from this episode. To see all …

694 – Inversion

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Had I known this English point was a pain in the neck for a lot of English learners, I would have covered it before. Can you imagine? How I missed this is beyond me! Let’s discuss. Here are some of the example sentences from this episode. To see all of them and to get the details of this English lesson, …

693 – Confidence? You Got This!

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To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or join my Podcast Learner’s Group for the transcript, live group lessons, and more. If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, why not help them out! Just share this lesson with them. Thanks for studying today! Comments comments

692 – Jessica From IELTS Energy

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In the IELTS Speaking Test, you are expected to show a range of vocabulary. And that means that you have to use, like, slang and idioms and natural phrases, if you’re going to get a high score. Join me for a chat with Jessica from IELTS Energy. If you know anyone who might be interested in this English language point, …

691 – Spooky Idioms

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Have you spilled your guts recently? Have you seen or heard about anything which made your boil or left you scared stiff? Well, before those bad dreams come back to haunt you, let’s discuss. Here are some of the example sentences from this episode. To see all of them and to get the details of this English lesson, you need …