ONE-MINUTE ENGLISH: folks

ONE-MINUTE ENGLISH: folks

I was teaching this morning and one of my students who missed the class last week turned up early because she wanted to apologize for the fact that she wasn’t here last week. I asked what had happened to her because I wanted to check that everything was okay and she laughed and said “Ah,

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ONE-MINUTE ENGLISH: a pushover

ONE-MINUTE ENGLISH: a pushover

A friend of mine is also a writer and we were chatting the other day because she’s just signed her first book deal and she was telling me about the contract she’s got and how excited she is about it and I said to her, you know, “Are you getting paid? What kind of a

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What does ‘talk the talk’ mean?

What does ‘talk the talk’ mean?

Feifei: Hello and welcome to The English We Speak with me, Feifei… Neil: …and me, Neil. Feifei: In this programme, we have an expression you can use to describe someone who talks confidently about a topic, but might not actually know that much about it. Neil: Which reminds me, Feifei. Did I tell you that

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Improving your memory: 6 Minute English

Improving your memory: 6 Minute English

Neil: Hello and welcome to 6 Minute English, I’m Neil. This is the programme where in just six minutes we discuss an interesting topic and teach some related English vocabulary. And joining me to do this is Rob. Rob: Hello… err sorry Neil, how long did you say this programme is? Neil: Six minutes …

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