Category Archives: Reading

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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Have you meditated yet?

Do you know about all the benefits of meditating? Do a little bit of investigation (in English), and you’ll find that if you meditate regularly, you should enjoy better physical and emotional health. Test your stress levels online – if … Continue reading

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Who lives the longest?

Have a look at these amazing but depressing maps – see what people in different countries are most likely to die of! There are lots of other interesting facts about life expectancy here. Where should you move to to have … 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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Becoming an Adult

When we talk about becoming an adult, what do we mean? Is it the legal aspects of being an adult, or the emotional and psychological aspects? How do we know when we have crossed into adulthood? Practice your reading skills … Continue reading

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Going camping

Camping is a great cheap holiday – but you do need certain equipment and knowledge! Wherever you are planning to go camping, use your language skills to check you have everything you need. You’ll need stuff! There’s a print out … Continue reading

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Survival English!

For teachers: there is lots of help online for teaching survival English. Somewhere with lots of ready to go activities is Boggles World. For learners: try this Survival English set of activities, next, test yourself here! If you’re coming to London … Continue reading

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Talking about the future

You probably know all about using ‘going to’ to talk about something you intend to do, and using present continuous to talk about fixed arrangements or plans. Here’s a chance to have a look at all the different ways you … Continue reading

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Finished your Masters?

First of all, congratulations! You’ve worked very hard and probably can’t really believe it is all over! Make sure you spend some time celebrating and congratulating yourself on all your hard work. Well done! What next? You might want some … Continue reading

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Harrods!

Many tourists visiting London have Harrods on their list of ‘must do’ destinations. See what Trip Advisor has to say about it. Practise your reading skills and improve your vocabulary by finding out more about the famous store. Visit the … Continue reading

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