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EwK79 - Audio books - the forgotten resource for listening skills

This week I'm talking about audio books. I list 10 ways in which they can help you to improve your language skills....

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EwK94 - Improving your English whilst studying in the UK

Here are eight things that you can do to improve your English in your free time whilst attending a language course,...

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EwK98 - I don't enjoy conversations in English because I worry about not understanding the other person

When we think about people who don’t enjoy taking part in conversations in another language, we often think of...

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EwK101 - Speaking skills - when did I stop being afraid to speak German?

How did I change from being someone who was scared to speak my second language, even at informal gatherings, to...

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EwK104 - Getting the best results when you're the only non-native speaker

In this episode, I share things that I learned when I was the only non-native speaker in a team of German...

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EwK107 - Business travel vocabulary quiz

Today I have a business travel vocabulary quiz for you. See how many questions you get right (the answers are at...

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Episode 152 - In 2019 I am not going to ...

We hear so many people talking about what they are going to do now that the new year has started. To make things a...

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OCI 138 Customer Manipulation with Chloe Thomas

  Its my great pleasure this week to welcome Chloe Thomas to the Online Courses Insider Show. Chloe is an ecommerce...

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EwK55 - Advantages of learning as part of a group

"Some people prefer one-to-one lessons, whereas others would rather learn as part of a group. Here are 8 benefits of...

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EwK56 - English for Romanian speakers

This week, we begin the first of a series that focusses on languages spoken by podcast listeners, and gives specific...

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EwK61 - Questions that you shouldn't ask at a job interview

What are some of the questions that you shouldn't ask at a job interview? We take a look at 12 of them in this...

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EwK65 - What to do if people are unkind about your English

Most of the time, native speakers are supportive when they discover that someone is learning their language. However,...

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EwK74 - learning tips for introverts

New Year is a time for talking about what we want to achieve the following year. However, sometimes people focus so...

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EwK76 - Don't make these mistakes in your out of office reply!

It’s easily done. You’ve finished everything off and you’re rushing out of the office to start your well-earned...

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EwK81 - If you want to improve your listening skills, be a good listener in your native language too!

In this episode I talk about how actively listening in your own language can help you to develop your listening...

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EwK83 - Tips for reading - things you should and shouldn't do when looking for English materials to read

In today's episode, I talk about 7 things you should and 7 things you shouldn't do when choosing a book to read in...

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Episode 84

In today's episode, I talk about some of the mistakes that people make when taking part in language exchanges. Most...

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Episode 90

Some people love it - others hate it! If you hope the teacher won't ask you a question in class, this episode should...

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EwK92 - Summer weather idioms

In today's podcast episode, I talk about 10 summer weather idioms, explain what they mean, and give you an example of...

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EwK117 - Better English in 2018 - what do you want to achieve?

What 3 skills would you like to learn or improve in 2018? What would you like to be different in terms of your...

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