Lots of intermediate English speakers tend to get trapped using the same vocabulary over and over again. They often only speak about subjects they know the words for and avoid anything outside of their comfort zone. The problem with this is that, even though they sound ok, they never really get any better.
Introducing GED Vocabulary 3000: The most comprehensive audio course for GED Vocabulary on the market. Learn how to master proper spelling, pronunciation, definitions, synonyms, and antonyms through the use of these unique audio exercises.
Introducing TOEIC Vocabulary 3000: The most comprehensive audio course for TOEIC Vocabulary on the market. Learn how to master proper spelling, pronunciation, definitions, synonyms/antonyms through the use of these unique audio exercises.
Based on the Speech Plasma Method, this collection of stories on 50 topics will help foreign students of English go through the most vulnerable period of learning - pre-intermediate level. At this stage students do not see their progress clearly enough and often feel increasingly anxious and frustrated. All the 50 stories are accounts of Julia's everyday life.
The book is designed to teach students to speak English at an intermediate level. The volume contains 20 short stories and special training drills based on the speech plasma method. This volume will enable foreign students of English to feel more comfortable with the language at an advanced level. The book is a collection of stories told by people in an everyday conversational manner. The stories are accounts of incidents or ideas that the people interviewed consider interesting or entertaining.
This volume has proved to be virtually indispensable for fluency practice at upper-intermediate level, helping foreign students of English master the language in the shortest possible time. A musician discusses the most common examination topics (19 main topics and more than 50 subtopics) used by schools and universities throughout the world. Narrating personal stories he gives opinions and explains his views on a variety of subjects.
A learning-to-speak-English tool: Read in Lithuanian, listen in English, and learn to speak with the correct pronunciation. Improve your English skills and be more confident when speaking aloud.
Based on the speech plasma method, this audiobook has proven to be virtually indispensable for fluency practice at an intermediate level, helping foreign students of English master the language in the shortest possible time.
Learn essential American and British English in this complete beginner audio course. Get Talking English in Ten Days maps to A1 of the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) for languages. Practice the words and phrases you need for meeting colleagues and friends, booking a hotel, making plans, shopping, and more. Progress in your understanding of naturally paced conversations. Use the "learning plus" sections to extend your vocabulary.
Need to swot up on your Shakespeare? If you’ve always felt a bit embarrassed at your precarious grasp on the plot of Othello, or you haven’t a clue what a petard - as in ‘hoist with his own petard’ - actually is, then fear not, because this, at last, is the perfect guide to bring you up to speed. From the authors of the number-one bestselling Homework for Grown-ups, Shakespeare for Grown-ups is the essential book for anyone keen to deepen their knowledge of the Bard’s key plays and sonnets.
"She? That’s Little Dorrit. She’s nothing. She’s just a whim.’ Poor Little Dorrit. Her future looks as bleak as her past and her present. Born and brought up in a debtors’ prison, she relies on her sewing skills to help support her father. Little does she know that her sewing will soon present an opportunity for change. When change arrives in the form of Arthur Clennam, it is accompanied by secrets and dangers. Who is he? What are his motives for wanting to help Little Dorrit?
Introducing IELTS Vocabulary 3000: The most comprehensive audio course for IELTS Vocabulary on the market. There are three levels (Easy, Medium, Difficult) that each consist of 10 powerful exercises covering 100 words each. You'll discover high-frequency words that have appeared in previous IELTS exams, increasing your chance for better test results!
Are you looking to improve your English pronunciation or the way that your English sounds to others? No matter what your level of English is - or if you are simply trying to lessen a strong regional accent - this program will help you sound more natural and communicate with greater ease and confidence.
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Every time you express yourself more clearly, more concisely, more forcefully, more convincingly, more powerfully - you rise above your competition.
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Since others judge you by the way you speak, the intricacies of grammar, in fact, should not be relegated to the realm of fussy "guardians of the language," but are rather essential clues all can employ to communicate more exactly. In such a light, this course forms an invaluable guide for everyone from all fields of interest.
This audiobook is a leading accent reduction toolkit with practical exercises to master General American accent. It contains explanation on how to form correct English sounds. The audiobook provides extensive practice with words, sentences, and funny verses. It should be used in conjunction with its audible book.
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What's the secret to speaking English better? It's mastery of those tricky idioms and phrases that are so common in English. And learning these idioms and phrases will not only help you speak better, it will help you understand Americans better. In this course, you'll join an American family as they go about their day-to-day lives. Along the way, you will master over 300 of today's most common English idioms and expressions!
Idioms are an essential part of the English language. It's easy to get lost in translation if you do not know the meanings of these everyday phrases. Inspired By English brings you a collective work about 117 of the most commonly used English idioms and phrasal verbs. This guide provides a short and memorable meaning for each common phrase along with three real world examples of how they are used. Many examples also focus on only one common phrasal meaning at a time so that you learn faster and more efficiently.
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Easy American Idioms cuts through the confusion and teaches natural-sounding conversational English. This set contains a 64-page book and four 60-minute audio sections. It focuses on everyday situations: meeting people, expressing likes and dislikes, working, shopping, socializing, sports, television, going out and more.
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From minding your Ps and Qs to wondering why X should mark the spot, Alphabetical is a book for everyone who loves words and language. Whether it's how letters are arranged on keyboards or Viking runes, textspeak or zip codes, this book will change the way you think about letters forever. How on earth did we fix upon our 26 letters? What do they really mean? And how did we come to write them down in the first place? Michael Rosen takes you on an unforgettable adventure through the history of the alphabet in 26 vivid chapters, fizzing with personal anecdotes and fascinating facts.
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Add some kick to your characters with some quick and simple dialect training. Paul Meier has been training actors for over 25 years and now offers his experience to the casual pretender in these entertaining presentations. You will find accent tips, colloquialisms, and charismatic character concepts that will add to your storytelling, roleplaying, or cosplay.
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Useful tips to help achieve a more professional level of speech. Our speech and voice can say as much about us as the clothes we wear, the car we drive, or even the newspapers and magazines we read.
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Four audio courses at intermediate level, which quickly and effectively increase vocabulary, and develop the skills of speaking and listening comprehension. “A Month in Brighton” and “Holiday Travels” present the subjects of everyday conversations, teach typical expressions used when travelling and going abroad. “Business English” broadens vocabulary used at work and when seeking new employment.
This course consists of lessons centered on an audio blog that is completely in English. These audio blogs take you around English-speaking countries and introduce you to many different aspects of these countries, including culture, history, folklore, arts, and more. These blogs will also teach you all about many different cities and what they are famous for. Along the way, you'll pick up sophisticated expressions and advanced grammar.
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Start speaking English in minutes, and grasp the language, culture and customs in just minutes more with Ultimate Getting Started with English Box Set, a completely new way to learn English with ease! Ultimate Getting Started with English Box Set will have you speaking with proper pronunciation from the very first lesson and arm you with cultural insight and other information to utterly shock and amaze your American friends.
Get Rid of Your Accent is a speech training manual for mastering British English pronunciation. The book is based on a tried and trusted method used in London drama schools for British people with provincial accents to learn standard British English. It includes humourous sentences, tongue twisters, period verses, rhyme exercises, period pictures. Relevant subjects are received pronunciation, elocution and phonetics.
If you want to improve your ability to learn Spanish by as much as 100%, 200%, even 300% (or more) ... then you're only one book away from learning and retaining hundreds of Spanish Vocabulary Words by spending just 15-30 minutes a day. Don't worry! None of these techniques are rocket science. These techniques have been used by real language learners, most of whom previously considered themselves owners of "bad memory" to make real strides in acquiring Spanish.
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You are walking through the streets of London. It is getting dark and you want to get home quickly. You enter a narrow side-street. Everything is quiet, but as you pass the door of a large, windowless building, you hear a key turning in the lock. A man comes out and looks at you. You have never seen him before, but you realize immediately that he hates you. You are shocked to discover, also, that you hate him. Who is this man that everybody hates?