Talking about Cybersecurity in English

Talking about Cybersecurity in English  I have included reading and listening links as well as some conversation questions in this blog post to give you some ideas for talking about cybersecurity in English. In the reading link, they write about a … Read More

Talking about the World Cup in English

 Talking about the World Cup in English With this blog post, you can do some reading and listening to help you build your range of vocabulary and expressions for talking about the World Cup in English. Hopefully your team hasn’t already … Read More

Talking about neighbours in English

 Talking about neighbours in English This post contains some reading and listening links that will give you some vocabulary and ideas for talking about about neighbours in English. This is an interesting topic because nearly everyone has a neighbour of some … Read More

Talking about trade in English

Talking about trade in English In this blog post, we are talking about trade in English. This is an interesting topic in today’s economy because many people have a great need to improve their English precisely because they work for companies or … Read More

Talking about sleep in English

 Articles/video to help you with talking about sleep in English This blog post contains two articles and a video that are talking about sleep in English. I had a really long trip home to Donegal from Lisbon at the weekend, including … Read More

How to find an IELTS teacher in Ireland

How to find an IELTS teacher in Ireland This post contains advice for English learners in Ireland who would like to take the IELTS exam. Specifically, it contains advice about how to find an IELTS teacher in Ireland. The first option is … Read More

Talking about work holidays in English

Talking about work holidays in English This post contains reading and listening links to help you talk about time off work in English. The amount of time that workers can get off work varies from country to country. It includes differing numbers … Read More

Ways to learn English in Ireland

Ways to learn English in Ireland More and more people are coming to Ireland to study English these days, with record numbers reported last year (2017). A total of 119,000 students learned English in Ireland in 2016, up by 11,871 on the previous … Read More

English listening: pollution and the environment

 English listening: pollution and the environment Reading This is a post with contents to help you practise reading, listening and speaking about pollution and the environment in English. The two reading links are fairly simple to understand. The first article is … Read More

happiness at work

Work and happiness at work (English conversation, IELTS speaking and writing)

 This blog post talks about work and ideas for being happy at work. Besides being a very common everyday conversation topic, this is also a prevalent subject in IELTS writing (having an enjoyable job vs. earning a lot of money) and … Read More