A New Year’s ramble and 10 natural English expressions.
This episode is in two parts:
In part one, I talk naturally and without a script.
This is your chance to listen to ungraded, natural English (and my weird innermost thoughts).
In part two, I talk you through 10 of the most interesting natural English phrases, idioms, pronunciation strategies and communication strategies I used in part one.
In this episode, you will learn:
- strategies to correct yourself;
- how to use auxiliaries to sound natural;
- new English phrases like “see the back of” and “every man and his dog”;
- how to be less specific and more general;
- strategies to use when you’re not sure of your facts;
- how to understand some tricky English pronunciation.
All of this to bring you one step closer to understanding the messy world of “real world” English.
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