After years of teaching intermediate students who never seemed to improve, I decided to find out what the problem was. Essentially, intermediate students get stuck because learning at this stage is a different type of learning than at the beginner stage. You have mastered the grammar and the basic vocabulary, but most textbooks just carry on like nothing has changed. However, what you need at the intermediate stage is not just more dry grammar and lists of vocabulary.
"unfortunately the narrator is annoying"
This book is all three volumes of the very popular Master English in 12 Topics series. Once you master the vocabulary in this book, you will have a very good foundation for speaking fluently about 36 everyday topics. This book is the ultimate stepping stone from intermediate to advanced English.
Being a Zombie stinks...Bob is a Zombie who was just going about his business when a band of thieves stole his hand so they could make a batch of Elfagra (for men who need a little lift) in the Upperworld. While it's bad enough that they've swiped Bob's hand for such a purpose, it comes to the Zombie's attention that if the bad guys use the wrong technique it could cause a cosmic rift that will spell the real death of Bob...not just the long, drawn out one that comes with being a Zombie.
Xebdigon Whizzfiddle is a wizard who has to find a quest, get it contracted, and finish it to the letter within 30 days or he'll lose his guild membership status, meaning he'll have to actually work for a living. At the perpetual age of 650, this is really no longer an option.
"Fun and Silly"
Do you sometimes worry if your English sounds broken? If you do then you should definitely concentrate on improving your use of prepositions. Why? Because prepositions are the glue that stick English together. If you are not using them properly then your English will sound broken.
As the kingdom of Camelot descends into complacency, an ambitiously sadistic madman known as Merodach advances his rogue armies, recruiting by the sword and threatening revolt. Eighteen-year-old Princess Gabriella is the only one who understands the severity of the threat, but she is powerless to convince her father or her brave commoner husband, Darrick. With defeat all but certain, Gabriella sets out on a final, desperate quest. Her plan: to confront and defeat the madman, Merodach, before his armies can destroy everything she loves.
Paulie Vergen is your average, everyday vampire. He's short, overweight, and balding, and he's a bit lacking in the realm of self-confidence. Life was what it was for Paulie until the day that a newly infected werewolf landed on his doorstep. That day launched the one (and only, to this point) adventure that Paulie had ever had ... and it was a doozy.
Do you sometimes worry if your English sounds broken? If you do, then you should definitely concentrate on improving your use of prepositions. Why? Because prepositions are literally the glue that sticks English together. If you are not using them properly, your English will sound broken.
Este libro contiene la serie completa de '150 frases en inglés realmente útiles' más un adicional de 50 frases nuevas. ¿Se siente atrapado en el Inglés de Nivel Intermedio? ¿Quiere saltar y empezar a mejorar rápidamente? Entonces este es el libro perfecto para ayudarle a adelantar hasta el nivel avanzado y empezar a usar el inglés de cada día con fluidez. Las 500 frases de este libro le ayudará a hacer el salto de intermedio a avanzado.
Want to take your business English to the next level? Most textbooks teach the same things; presentations, speaking on the phone etc. This is great at the beginning, but if you are going to succeed, you'll need more. You need to be able to walk into any business situation and feel seriously confident. That is why I wrote this book, to help you go from good to great. To really master business English.
The secret to speaking English perfectly. Do you sometimes worry if your English sounds broken? If you do, then you should definitely concentrate on improving your use of prepositions. Why? Because prepositions are literally the glue that sticks English together. If you are not using them properly then your English will sound broken.
Returning to the home of her grandfather after her final school year, Petra Morganstern is a changed young witch. Confident in her recent choices, yet plagued by dreams of what they cost her, Petra is unsure what to do with the rest of her life. Petra's one ray of hope is her young step-sister, Izabella, whose simple-minded charm is only offset by the awful Phyllis, her hateful mother. Desperate to protect Izabella from the increasing rages of Phyllis, Petra struggles to find balance between the forces that seek to rule her heart.
Cómo dominar English. Una vez hayas dominado el vocabulario en este libro tendrás una buenísima base para hablar con fluidez sobre 36 temas de la vida diaria. Este libro es el trampolín definitivo para pasar del Inglés 'intermedio' al 'avanzado'. Muchos de los hablantes de inglés de nivel intermedio, suelen quedar atrapados dentro del mismo vocabulario usualmente. A menudo, sólo hablan sobre temas que demandan palabras familiares evitando así cualquier tema fuera de sus "áreas de confort".
Después de años de enseñar a los estudiantes de nivel intermedio que nunca parecían mejorar, decidí averiguar cuál era el problema. Esencialmente, los estudiantes intermedios se atascan porque aprender en esta etapa es un tipo de aprendizaje diferente que en la etapa de principiante. Has dominado la gramática y el vocabulario básico, pero la mayoría de los libros de texto sólo continuan como si nada hubiera cambiado.
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 okay, they never really get any better. If you really want to improve, you need to be able to speak about a wide range of topics. For this, you will need to learn the special vocabulary connected to these topics.
Quieres entender inglés cotidiano y no sólo frases de 'libros de texto'? Enseñé inglés durante muchos años y vi que muchos estudiantes se atascan en la etapa de principiantes/intermedio. Aprenden los conceptos básicos y luego no pueden avanzar. Este problema solía frustrarme realmente porque tenía muchos estudiantes excelentes que estaban atascados y eventualmente se dieron por vencidos.
¿Se siente atrapado en el Inglés de Nivel Intermedio? ¿Quiere saltar y empezar a mejorar rápidamente? Entonces, este es el libro perfecto para ayudarle a moverse hasta el nivel avanzado y de empezar a usar el inglés de cada día con naturalidad. ¿Qué es lo que me di ganas de escribir este libro? Después muchos años de enseñar a estudiantes de nivel intermedio que nunca parecían mejorar, decidí averiguar cuál era el problema.
Two robotic deaths and a grouping of terrorist attacks have just happened on the biggest incorporated entity in the galactic empire. As large as a massive city, the corporate flotilla crawls through space ever-searching for more customers to add to its bottom line. But with the recent turn of events, the very existence of the station and all of its inhabitants are at risk of losing everything. The #1 suspect? A new robotic religiosity that calls itself Starliner.
Many intermediate English speakers tend to get trapped using the same vocabulary. If you really want to improve, you need to be able to speak about a wide range of topics. You will be able to speak about 12 new topics with confidence. This will greatly improve your English conversational ability.