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Learning English is SO HARD!

Sometimes when you’re learning English, you probably get depressed and frustrated – you study so hard, but you just feel as if you aren’t improving. And sometimes the best thing to do when you feel like this is to give … Continue reading

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Present perfect listening practice

Present perfect – every learner’s favourite verb tense – plus listening practice – what could be better? Listen to Fatima take the present perfect challenge with BBC World Service. For follow-up work, there are plenty of links to more exercises … Continue reading

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Essential IELTS

If you’re getting ready to take the IELTS test, you know what stress feels like! Try not to spend your energy worrying though, because there is lots of help out there for you – and of course you need to … Continue reading

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Be happy (and practise your English!)

First of all, learn the words to the Pharrell song, Happy, and sing it to your friends, family and study partners. Next, here is a list of things you must do to be happy. Do them! When you have finished … Continue reading

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April Fools’ Day!

Were you fooled today? First of all, find out about the history of April Fools’ Day. The Guardian newspaper collected April Fools, and scroll down to read about even more! Also see the BBC collection from today. Look out for … Continue reading

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Hot English – free lessons for you

Hot English is an online magazine produced by a company based in Spain. It’s aimed at young(er) learners who want to improve their general English. Something you might like to do is subscribe to their monthly newsletter. It’s free, and … 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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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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