How to use 'yet' (BBC Learners' Questions)

source: BBC Learning English    2017年7月14日
Viji in India says:' yet' is similar in meaning to 'but'. But, people also say 'not yet'. This is confusing.
Dan has the answer. 'Yet' can be used as an adverb as well as a co-ordinating conjunction.
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CNN 10 August 28, 2017 with English subtitles

source: Chau Pham      2017年8月27日

Idioms Lesson #2: She is a widowmaker.

source: TeacherPhilEnglish      2010年5月9日

Idioms Lesson #1: beat around the bush

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source: Official IELTS Practice    2017年7月16日
IELTS ACADEMIC band 9 material.
Speaking is in three parts. The examiner wants to know what is your level of English. The questions are already set. Your response is recorded. Your score depends upon how clearly the examiner can understand you.


source: Official IELTS Practice      2017年5月28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.

There Is | There Are | Unit 3 | Part 2 | Grammar Made Simple

source: Mark Kulek     2017年7月8日
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How to Speak English with PERFECT PRONUNCIATION | The 4 Secrets to Sound...

source: Learn English Lab     2017年7月29日
In this lesson, you will learn the four secrets to sound like a native speaker. See all pronunciation lessons here:

Talking about Houses: Learn English Vocabulary

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Some vs. Any

source: Watch, Listen & Speak English! - E.M.N     2014年9月2日

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Learn the Top 15 English Adjectives to Describe Your Personality Best

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In this lesson, you'll learn adjectives that describe personality that are used every day in USA.

'Cut (Someone) Some Slack'

source: Maple Leaf ESL     2017年7月25日
In this lesson, we take a look at how to use the common expression, 'cut someone some slack'. For instance, 'cut her some slack--her sister died in a car accident a few days ago'.
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Creative ways to APPRECIATE someone

source: Learn English with Let's Talk    2017年7月9日
In this Advanced English lesson, you will learn a few phrases that you could use when you want to express gratitude and appreciation to your colleagues. The best way to say ‘thank you'

1. I want to thank you publicly: this is a very good phrase to express appreciation in public. Sometimes, your colleagues may have helped you in a task or contributed majorly. The best way to say ‘thank you' is to do it front of everyone. It could be the annual function, conference or the café.

2. Your commitment to this project is second to none: Use this phrase when someone’s efforts are incomparable or unmatchable.

3. You have a winner’s attitude: A good phrase to appreciate someone who is a go-getter and never gives up.

4. Thank you for sharing your vision: Appreciate someone who has given a new thought to a project or a plan.

5. Your commitment to excellence has inspired others: This phrase is best suited for people who strive for excellence and also inspire their team members by setting an example.

6. We appreciate your innovative thinking: Appreciate someone who is creative and has something new to bring to the table.

7. Your attention to detail puts you at the top: When your colleague has an eye for details and is a good observer, praise him with this phrase.

8. Thank you for taking the initiative and getting it done: When your colleague helps you with a task that is not part of his work, it means he has gone out of his way and invested time to help you. He has taken the initiative and rendered support. GO ahead and use this phrase to express appreciation.

How to pronounce 'have' when it's an auxiliary

source: BBC Learning English     2017年1月6日
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If my alarm hadn’t gone off this morning, I’d’ve missed the bus.
I’d’ve stayed home.
I’d’ve woken up anyway.
I’d’ve been late for work.
I’d’ve missed the train.
I’d’ve stayed in bed.

Your parcel should’ve been delivered yesterday.
I would’ve done it differently.
We might’ve made a mistake.
The police’ve arrived.