Category Archives: Speaking

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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A Typical Day

What’s a typical day for you? How many times in your life has your typical day changed? I expect your typical day when you were a child was different in term time and holiday time. Have you visited any other … Continue reading

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Listening practice: podcasts!

A good way to practise your listening is to subscribe to one (or more!) podcasts. Choose a podcast on a topic you are interested in, and listen to it! Listen more than once, collect new words and practise your pronunciation. … Continue reading

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Pancake Day!

Tuesday March 4th is Pancake Day – or Shrove Tuesday. Like any festival celebrated in English speaking countries, it’s a good chance to practise your speaking, listening and reading skills while expanding your vocabulary and learning something new. First of … Continue reading

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Reach your potential this Sunday!

Whatever you do, new ideas or inspiration can often be helpful. Here’s a site that might help you …. Reach your potential! …. And be useful reading practice too! On this website, you can read about two different styles of … Continue reading

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Sing it Kitty!

Everyone’s talking about an advert! Have you seen it – it features a singing cat? Have a look here! It’s an advert launched by mobile phone company Three – even though the advert doesn’t say anything about mobile phones! Previous … Continue reading

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