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EwK119 Talking about dietary requirements and organising meals

This episode gives some basic information about common dietary requirements, and also some things to consider when...

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EwK122 Better English in 2018 - improving your language skills by reading

Is reading more English books or articles part of your plan for improving your English in 2018? If so, here are...

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EwK123 - Spoken English and how the sounds of words change

One reason why people sometimes struggle with spoken English is that words aren't pronounced in the same way as...

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EwK124 - Better English in 2019 - improve your writing skills

Do you want to improve your English writing skills this year? Here are some questions to think about: 1. Is...

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EwK127 - 5 constructive ways to say something is a bad idea

Imagine that you're sitting in a meeting and someone has a really bad idea. What do you say? You could of course...

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EwK128 - Better English in 2018 - speaking skills

Some people find speaking to be the hardest of all the language skills. If your plan is to develop your speaking...

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EwK129 - 5 things that could be derailing your language learning

People often have good intentions when they're learning a new language, but sometimes they do things that end up...

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EwK130 - Better English in 2018 8 - improving your listening skills

Today's post is all about some problems that people have when it comes to improving their listening skills, and the...

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EwK131 - How changing the way you think about grammar can improve your language learning

Some students love it! Others hate it! Whatever you think, grammar is an important part of language learning. It...

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EwK132 - Better English in 2018 - managing the new words

Improving your vocabulary will help you in all areas of your language learning. It will help with your reading and...

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EwK137 Advanced learners still have things to learn!

Today isn't about teaching you something. I am sharing an experience that I had a couple of weeks ago. I would...

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You Listen, You Do, YouTube - Social Media Marketer Latasha James

Latasha's YouTube videos didn't just gain her an audience. She gained customers. Both for her social media business...

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EwK139 - Beneath, below, under, or underneath

This episode is from my Wise Old Owl series, in which learners ask questions about the English language. Today I'm...

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EwK135 - When using the telephone is not the best idea

"Telephone skills are important, but there are times when using the telephone actually makes a job take longer. I...

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EwK148 - lessons from a learner - what to do when you don't understand something

I'm a teacher, but I'm also a learner. In October, I started a part-time university degree, and I'd like to share...

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Cultural Xpressions - Blended Learning - Episode 8

Robertson Languages Podcast includes top tips for learning a language and a short, funny telephone call centre...

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British Accent Podcast 5: 20 Most Common English Words

In my free British Accent Podcast 5, I practise the pronunciation of the 20 most common English words. Official...

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British Accent Podcast 2: Colours in English

Please listen to and download British Accent Podcast 2: English Colours pronunciation practice! By Chris from...

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EwK41 - your questions answered by the wise old owl

This is another episode in which I answer questions from my students, listeners and people in my Facebook group....

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EwK42 - Idioms - parts of the body

In this episode, I discuss and explain 10 idioms that involve parts of the body. For further information, visit...

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