Category Archives: Listening

Learn English on Twitter

There are lots of different things you can use to help you learn English, and Twitter might be something that suits you! First of all, you need to know how to use Twitter. Try this video – and enjoy the … Continue reading

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Improve your listening

If you’ve been learning English for some time, you have probably worked hard on your language listening skills – and you probably still struggle to understand everything you listen to! Something to remember is that sometimes it’s difficult to listen … Continue reading

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House rules – modal verbs

 First of all, check your grammar – review the use of modal verbs for obligation, and next test yourself here. If you rent a room in your home to a lodger, or you need some writing practice, you might like … Continue reading

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The Deepest of the Deep!

Here is more practice of your comparatives and superlatives! What animals live in the deepest oceans? Some of them are pretty strange! Play this game to find out more about the sea creatures – use your language skills to follow … Continue reading

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The highest of the high!

First, get your grammar right: revise the basics of comparatives and superlatives  and then check your irregular comparatives and superlatives here. Check the Guinness Book of Records for the highest mountains. Next, delve a little deeper with geologists – is … Continue reading

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Food and Films!

What’s your favourite film about food? Is your favourite on this list? Look at the list from Time Magazine, and watch the clips. Have you seen any of those films? If you don’t fancy watching a whole film, why not … Continue reading

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Jamie Oliver

Have you heard of Jamie Oliver? He’s a chef from London who’s written lots of recipe books and made a lot of TV series about cooking.  Have a look at Jamie’s website – get recipe ideas, find out about seasonal … Continue reading

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Child Musical Prodigies

As an introduction, read a short list of child prodigies of the past and more recent years. For a real example of a child musical prodigy, have a look at TsungTsung – a 5 year old boy who plays the … Continue reading

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Music and your brain!

When you listen to music, all sorts of things happen in your brain. You’re going to find out how, and I think you’ll be surprised! What surprising things do you think you might learn? To get an overview of what … Continue reading

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The story of The Jam

Have you heard of The Jam? Find out more about this British group – and improve your reading skills. Read the story of The Jam here, and then tell a friend or study partner about the group. See their discography … Continue reading

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