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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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A burning issue with some Samsung smartphones – BBC Learning English (Oct 11, 2016)

Learning English Samsung has suspended sales of its Galaxy Note 7 smartphone amid reports that the South Korean company could permanently stop producing the phone. The move follows continuing reports that battery problems are causing a few to catch fire, … Continue reading

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Knee-jerk reaction | The English We Speak – BBC Learning English (Oct 11, 2016)

Learning English Neil’s performing medical experiments on Feifei. Why’s he hitting her with a hammer? To teach you a useful English expression! Neil Hello and welcome to The English We Speak, I’m Neil and joining me is Feifei… Feifei Hello. … Continue reading

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English at University | Episode 5 – Registration – BBC Learning English (Oct 10, 2016)

Learning English Mary’s met her new roommate Abi and is settling in to university life. Before her lectures finally begin there’s some ‘admin’ to do but first she needs to know what ‘admin’ is and how to do it.

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Future in the past | BBC Masterclass – BBC Learning English (Oct 10, 2016)

Learning English Sian Hi Sian here for BBC Learning English – today is an exciting day because we are going to go back to the past and look at the future! So, you know that we have a past tense, … Continue reading

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