What do we need for making successful small talk? In a previous post on Small Talk we briefly looked at how small talking is an essential part of everyday communication and socializing, including business …

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What is small talk? Small talk is an essential part of communication, including business. It is especially important for business people to master small talk in order to feel and seem confident speaking English …

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In this episode we are focusing on the following language learning points: 1) One minute students’ question: “to infinitive” or “-ing” (stop/remember) – 01:48 min.3) Family block – The leaves on the tree (a …

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Do you want to improve your casual English conversations? Are you frustrated because you don’t know what to do and how to do it? Today I’ll explain to you two simple techniques that you …

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Students often ask me if watching films is a good way to learn English. The short answer is YES, absolutely. Films are usually full of great conversational expressions. However, as usual, there are some …

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How to practise the pronunciation of regular past English verbs? In my experience a lot of Spanish speakers tend to “over-pronounce” the “-ed” in the past forms of regular English verbs. When I ask my students …

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Today I’ll show you a musical approach to how to practise and understand the difference between “can” and “can’t” in spoken English. When it comes to hearig the difference, students often only focus on …

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