Category: English Learning

Talk: Checking In at the Airport

Next, please. Here are our passports and tickets. Let’s see. Yes, here are your passports back. Did you pack your luggage yourselves? Yes, we did. Just this morning. Did anyone approach you to ask you to carry anything for them?  No, sir. We left directly from the hostel. Are these four pieces all your luggage?  […]

Talk: How’s Your Course Going?

So , how’s your course going? Do you like it? I like my professors and the classes, but it’s a lot of work. What are you specializing in?  Right now, I’m doing some research into the languages of different African tribes. That sounds really interesting. Can you speak Swahili? Yes, I learned how to speak […]

Talk: Buy A Birthday Present

May’s birthday is coming. Shall we buy her a birthday present or let her choose one for herself? I think a surprise party may be better. But I forget when her birthday is. You are such a good father. It’s next Sunday. Sorry. What shall we get for her? What about a cell phone? She […]

There Will Be No More Chocolate Within 40 Years!

Experts predict the world could run out of chocolate within 40 years because cacao plants are struggling to survive in warmer climates. The trees can only grow within approximately 20 degrees north and south of the Equator – and they thrive under specific conditions such as high humidity and abundant rain. That means cacao production […]

Learn English Sentences Everyday

1. If you want to teach your children how to say sorry,  you must be good at saying it yourself, especially to your own children. Key Points: object clause (1). if/ whether He stopped to ask me if I was all right. I don’t know whether he will come or not tomorrow. (2). what, when, […]

Learn English Phrases Everyday [audio]

1. pep talk Today we are going to learn “pep talk”. Informal use, means a short speech intended to encourage someone to work harder, win a game etc. eg: A: Your friend seems to be in a better mood. B: I gave her a pep talk. 2. tire out Another phrase is “tire out”. It […]

Grammar Tips: Future Plans

We use different verb forms to talk about our plans for the future – depending on what kind of plan it is. will We use will to talk about plans decided at the moment of speaking. • I forgot to phone my mum. I’ll do it after dinner. (He decides to phone his mum when […]

Learn English Sentences Everyday [health]

1. We’re making products in those countries;we’re adapting them to the tastes of those counties,building businesses and employing people and changing lives.   Key Points: adapt to/ adjust to (similar expressions) (1). adapt to Most of the tools have been specially adapted for use by disabled people. You must adapt to the norms of the […]

Learn English Phrases Everyday [audio]

1. never mind Today we are going to learn “never mind”. It is used to tell someone not to worry about something because it is not important. eg: A: I forgot that yesterday was your birthday. I’m so sorry! B: Never mind. It wasn’t important. 2. end up Another phrase is “end up”. If you […]

Let Go of Love [audio]

There was once a lonely girl who longed so much for love. One day while she was walking in the woods she found two starving songbirds. She took them home and put them in a small cage. She cared them with love and the birds grew strong. Every morning they greeted her with a wonderful […]

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