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

Tired of always forgetting new vocabulary? – Use these tips to help improve your memory

Memorising new vocabulary   Hi everyone, Anyone who has tried learning a second language will testify to the following problem; You are mid-conversation and just about to make an important point when … blank… a key word that you need to express … Read More

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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

Speaking in English about decisions and uncertainty (IELTS Speaking: Describe an important decision)

 Hopefully this is a helpful blog post in terms of useful ideas about dealing with difficult decisions that we all have to make sometimes, and also to help you speak about this topic clearly in English. As you can see below, … Read More

Talking about old age in English

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Talking about family and changes to family in English

I have included some links in this post to help you talk in English about changes to the traditional family structure that are happening around the world. If you’re preparing for the IELTS, then this could be an especially useful topic to … Read More

Speaking about Wildlife in English (World Wildlife Day)

The 3rd of March is World Wildlife Day, which was created to promote more awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants, as well as the issues related to wildlife such as endangered species and destruction of natural habitats. This is an … Read More