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BBC Learning English – News Review / Space tourists to visit the Moon

1 Activity News Review 28 Feb 2017 People are going back to the Moon – but this time as tourists. Neil and Catherine look at the language the world’s media is using to discuss this story – and show you … Continue reading

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BBC Learning English – The Sounds of English / Tim’s Pronunciation Workshop: ‘Twinning’ or Gemination

Tim Hi, I’m Tim and this is my pronunciation workshop. Here I’m gonna show you how English is really spoken. It’ll help you become a better listener and a more fluent speaker. Come on, let’s go inside. Now, do you … Continue reading

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BBC Learning English – Course: English You Need / Exam skills: 5 more tips about revising

Rob We all know there’s no way around it – if you want to succeed in any exam, you have to get your preparation right. And that means knowing how best to revise so that you’re ready when it’s time … Continue reading

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BBC Learning English – The English We Speak / At the drop of a hat

Summary Rob says if he had the money he’d go to Australia at the drop of hat. Always thoughtful, Feifei offers Rob her hat – but she soon discovers her hat won’t even get him to the airport! Find out … Continue reading

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English at University | Episode 6 – Lectures begin – BBC Learning English (Oct 17, 2016)

Learning English Learn phrases about saying you don’t understand and need something explained Could you say that again please?Sorry, I don’t understand what you mean.Could you explain that in a different way please? Here are some other phrases you could … Continue reading

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Discourse markers | BBC Masterclass – BBC Learning English (Oct 17, 2016)

Learning English Sian Hi Sian here for BBC Learning English. There are signposts everywhere – today in this Masterclass we’re going to look at ways you can use signposting when you’re speaking. So, there are signposts everywhere and they tell … Continue reading

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Tim’s Pronunciation Workshop: /d/ – /g/ assimilation – BBC Learning English (Oct 14, 2016)

Learning English Tim Hi. I’m Tim and this is my Pronunciation workshop. Here I’m going to show you how English is really spoken. It’ll help you to become a better listener and a more fluent speaker. Are you ready? Come … Continue reading

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Is loneliness in our genes? | 6 Minute English – BBC Learning English (Oct 13, 2016)

Learning English What is loneliness and why do we feel it? Sophie and Neil discuss how feeling lonely can help us to survive. Which country has the highest proportion of people living on their own? Is it … a) the … Continue reading

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Vocabulary: 9 uses of ‘dead’ – BBC Learning English (Oct 13, 2016)

Learning English Darren Hello, I’m Darren. I’m sure you’ve heard of Sherlock Holmes – Britain’s most famous sleuth. Well I’m going to tell you about The Hound of the Baskervilles – perhaps one of his strangest cases. One day Holmes … Continue reading

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Is Russia hacking the US election? | Lingohack – BBC Learning English (Oct 12, 2016)

Learning English US intelligence officials have accused Russia of trying to influence the outcome of the US presidential election by carrying out cyber-attacks to destabilise the political system. Concern about Russia’s increasingly aggressive use of cyberspace has also been growing … Continue reading

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