News Review: Koreas talk for first time in two years

source: BBC Learning English      2018年1月9日
Neil and Dan teach you the language the world's media is using to discuss this story:
The first talks between North and South Korea in more than two years have produced an immediate dividend. Pyongyang has agreed to send a delegation to the Winter Olympics in the south next month.
It’s hoped this thaw could provide a period of stability after months of heightened tensions.

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invaluable: extremely useful
foolproof: impossible to get wrong
break (the) ice: reduce tension
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Let's Learn English Level 2 Lesson 5: Greatest Vacation of All Time

source: VOA Learning English      2017年12月8日
Anna goes to a travel agent to find the Best Vacation Ever! But does she? Dan the Con Man wants to sell her the Most Expensive Vacation Ever. But does he? See the whole lesson at: Originally published at -

Fun with Phrasal Verbs | Check + preposition

source: Interactive English       2017年11月6日

Gerrys Tweets about: Help and Support

source: Gerry English Expressions     2016年12月3日
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Words to talk about CELEBRATIONS

source: Your English Web    2017年12月18日
In this English lesson you will learn some of the key words and expressions we use in English when we talk about CELEBRATIONS.
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CNN 10 | January 12, 2018 with English Subtitles

source: Mathew Smith       2018年1月11日
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What is Fluency?

source: Practice English with Paul     2016年3月5日

Secrets to Understand Fast-talking Americans: English Listening Practice

source: Speak English with Christina     2017年9月11日
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6 Tips to Help You Improve Your English Writing Skills

source: To Fluency     2017年12月7日
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How to Use the Present Simple Verb Form in English

source: Oxford Online English     2016年6月8日
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How many ways do you know to use the present simple?
The present simple doesn’t just have one or two uses; there are at least eight common uses, and many more special cases. In this lesson, you can learn all about the present simple tense. Beginners can learn simple ways to use this verb tense, and more advanced students can learn about more complex uses of the present simple verb form.

You will learn:
- How to form the present simple verb tense.
- Using the present simple to talk about regular actions.
- How to talk about general truths, states and situations using the present simple.
- How to describe long-lasting situations with the present simple.
- Using verbs of sensing, feeling, thinking or speaking with the present simple.
- How to use the present simple to tell jokes or stories in conversational English.
- Using the present simple in commentary, e.g. for a sports match.
- Using the present simple to talk about future schedules.

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16 Brand New Words added to the Dictionary in the New Year (2018)

source: Learn English with Let's Talk     2017年12月30日
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IELTS Listening test 2.12.2017 with ANSWERS | BEST TEST - 2017

source: Official IELTS Listening test     2017年12月01日
IELTS ACADEMIC band 9 material.
The IELTS Listening test will take about 30 minutes, and you will have an extra 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet.
The four parts of this practice Listening test are presented over four separate web pages. Make sure you move swiftly from one page to the next so that your practice is as realistic as possible.
Download the question paper and blank answer sheet before you start, and write your answers on the question paper while you are listening. Use a pencil.
Listen to the instructions for each section of the test carefully. Answer all of the questions.
There are 40 questions altogether. Each question carries one mark.
For each part of the test, there will be time for you to look through the questions and time for you to check your answers.
When you have completed all four parts of the Listening test you will have ten minutes to copy your answers on to a separate answer sheet.
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Top 53 Advanced Listening

source: Helena Daily English     2016年11月4日
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Speak English like an American Speaker (Lesson 11 - 25)

source: Helena Daily English      2016年11月28日
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