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PART THREE: Pneumatic Tyres: Invented by John Boyd Dunlop: Intermediate English lesson.

Grammar included:  “Received Pronunciation”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE SECTION ONE A Expressions:  INVENTING PART THREE Here are 3 expressions related to  ‘TYRES’  along with their meanings and sample sentences: 1. Expression:     “Where the rubber meets the road.” Meaning: This expression […]

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British Inventions PART TWO: Intermediate & Advanced English Lesson

Grammar included:  “Received Pronunciation”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE SECTION ONE Expressions:  INVENTING PART TWO Here are 5 expressions related to INVENTIONS along with their meanings and sample sentences: 1. ‘Hovering to New Heights‘ – encapsulating the invention of the hovercraft by

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British Inventions part one: Intermediate & Advanced English Lesson

Grammar included:  “Received Pronunciation”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE SECTION ONE Expressions:  INVENTING Here are 5 expressions related to INVENTIONS along with their meanings and sample sentences: 1. “To reinvent the wheel” – This expression is used to describe doing a lot

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Let’s Travel to Northern Ireland: Improve Your English for Travel Part 4

Grammar included:  “Received Pronunciation”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE New Vocabulary Section SECTION ONE Phrasal Verbs:  TRAVELLING BY MOTORCYCLE Here are 10 phrasal verbs related to motorcycle adventure traveling, along with their meanings and sample sentences: 1. Set off: Meaning – to

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Let’s Travel to Wales. Improving your English for Travel PART 3

Grammar included:  “Received Pronunciation”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE New Vocabulary Section SECTION ONE Phrasal Verbs:  TRAVELLING BY TRAIN 1. Get on – To board the train. Example: Make sure you get on the right train to avoid reaching the wrong destination.

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Let’s Travel to Scotland. Improving your English for Travel PART 2

Grammar included:  “Received Pronunciation”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE New Vocabulary Section SECTION ONE Phrasal Verbs:  TRAVEL **1. To set off** Description: To start a journey. Example Sentence: We plan to set off for the mountains at dawn. **2. To check in**

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Let’s Travel to England. Improving your English for Travel PART 1

Grammar included:  “Received Pronunciation”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE New Vocabulary Section ——————————- Remember that during the lesson we are continuing our RP practice to be able to improve our pronunciation and diction. SECTION ONE INTRODUCTION:  Embarking on a journey to England,

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All about the vocabulary of cheese and speaking RP

Grammar included:  “Received Pronunciation”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE New Vocabulary Section ——————————- Remember that during the lesson we are continuing our RP practice to be able to improve our pronunciation and diction. SECTION ONE CHEESEY  Vocabulary section: 1. Curds – Curds

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The Value of Speaking Received Pronunciation to improve the clarity of your English: An exercise in pronouncing regular verbs

Grammar included:  “Received Pronunciation”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE GRAMMAR SECTION   ”Received Pronunciation” ——————————- Remember that during the lesson we are continuing our RP practice to be able to improve our pronunciation and diction. SECTION ONE Business Vocabulary section: 1. Acumen –

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Learning English with Movies 4: The Great Escape.

Grammar included:  “Received Pronunciation”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE GRAMMAR SECTION   ”Received Pronunciation” Received pronunciation, often abbreviated as RP, is a particular accent of standard English in the United Kingdom. Known also as “the King’s English” or “BBC English,” RP has been

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Intermediate English: What Is Received Pronunciation

What Is Received Pronunciation And How Did It Become The Standard Accent Of The UK? Grammar included:  “CORRECTING the @ed” sounds”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE —————————————————– Only a fraction of people speak with the received pronunciation accent, and yet it is considered

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Learning English with movies: Lesson three. ‘Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner’ 1967

Grammar included:  “Avoiding Repetition in English”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE GRAMMAR SECTION   ‘Avoiding repetition in speaking and writing’ Utilizing a diverse vocabulary and varying sentence structure is paramount when crafting English prose. Reiteration of words or phrases can render writing monotonous

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Learning English with popular movies 2: (CONDITIONALS) Cool Hand Luke: With Paul Newman

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Learning English with Popular Movies 1: TITANIC

Grammar included:  “Using Conjunctions in English”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE GRAMMAR SECTION What is a conjunction? A conjunction in English grammar is a word that connects clauses, sentences, words, or phrases. The primary purpose of conjunctions is to link parts of

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Book Review 6: Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe

“Robinson Crusoe”   by Daniel Defoe During 2024 we are going to do a series of English lessons related to famous authors and their books. One of the regular peices of advice I give to all of my students is that one of the best ways to advance your vocabulary and understand another culture is to

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Fields Disease: Advanced English Lesson

Grammar included:  “Varied”     Extra Free Videos   @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher Definition of ” FIELDS DISEASE “ Introduction to Fields Disease: Fields’ Disease is an extraordinarily rare neuromuscular condition, with only two known cases worldwide. This mysterious and little-understood disorder affects primarily the motor neurons, which are responsible for controlling voluntary muscle movement. In this English lesson, we’ll

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Book Review 5: Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

“Tom Sawyer”   by Mark Twain During 2024 we are going to do a series of English lessons related to famous authors and their books. One of the regular peices of advice I give to all of my students is that one of the best ways to advance your vocabulary and understand another culture is to

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The Design Business: Advanced English lesson One. “Balancing Creativity and Profitability in a Design Company”

  Balancing Creativity and Profitability in a Design Company Grammar Review:   The perfect progressive tenses Introduction:  Present Perfect Progressive As an entrepreneur in the design industry, you may often find yourself grappling with the challenge of combining your creative instincts and the need to maintain profitability. Many professionals in this field  HAVE BEEN STRUGGLING  to

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Book Study 4: Frankenstein by Mary Shelly Intermediate/Advanced English Lesson

During 2024 we are going to do a series of English lessons related to famous authors and their books. One of the regular peices of advice I give to all of my students is that one of the best ways to advance your vocabulary and understand another culture is to read.  Reading expands your knowledge,

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Recent UFO Sightings: A Closer Look at Unexplained Phenomena

Introduction: In recent years, there has been a surge in reported UFO sightings, sparking growing interest and debate among believers and skeptics alike. In this blog post, we will delve into some of the most intriguing cases of recent UFO encounters, examine the possible explanations, and consider what these incidents might mean for our understanding

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The Three Mile Island Nuclear Accident: A Look Back at the Disaster and Its Legacy

Introduction: In this blog post and book, we will take a closer look at the Three Mile Island nuclear accident, one of the most significant events in the history of nuclear power. We will examine the causes, events leading up to the disaster, and its long-lasting consequences. Want to know more? Download the book on

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Book Study 3: Dracula by Bram Stoker

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When to Capitalize Job Titles and Positions

When should a job title be capitalized in a sentence? It’s a simple question with a less-than-simple answer. Sometimes job titles like “president,” “prime minister,” or even royal titles like “queen” use lowercase letters, but sometimes they’re capitalized, as in “President Lincoln” or “Prime Minister Sanchéz.” So how do you know when to capitalize job

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Book Review Two: TREASURE ISLAND Robert Louis Stevenson 1883

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Book Review One: Animal Farm by George Orwell 1945

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WW1 Christmas Eve Football Match

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Who were those three wise men that travelled to see baby Jesus REALLY??

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Who was Saint Nicholas ? (Santa Claus)

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What is the origin of the Christmas Tree?

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Can tree farms save the forests of Brazil?

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CONDITIONALS: The beginning of slavery Brazilian Black Awareness Day

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Studying Conditionals The Beginning of Slavery (The Brazilian Black Awareness Day) Conditionals Lessons:  First Conditional Worksheet   First Conditional Stories   Second Conditional Worksheet   Second Conditional Stories   Third Conditional Worksheet   Third Conditional Stories   Conditional Structures Conditionals in English: In

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The Beginning of Slavery (The Brazilian Black Awareness Day)

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Three stories you may have missed about CLIMATE CHANGE

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INDIA: “From Spices to Spirituality: Uncovering the Many Facets of India’s Heritage”

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DIWALI: The Indian festival of light November 12th 2023

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Attempted Revolution in England 1605

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Attempted Revolution in England 1605 Remember, Remember, the 5th of November: The Tale of Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot   Lesson Length: 90 minutes Introduction: As the bonfires light up and fireworks fill the skies every

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A Short History of Israel and the Palestinian Opposition

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) The History of Israel and the Palestinian Opposition TWO HOUR ENGLISH LESSON INTRODUCTION: The history of Israel is a narrative charting the growth of a modern nation from an ancient past, reflecting a complex interplay between politics,

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The Urban Tree: Harnessing the Power of Liquid Trees: Using Algae in Urban Areas to Combat CO2 Emissions

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Introduction: The world’s urban landscapes are constantly evolving as architects and engineers search for innovative ways to create sustainable environments. One increasingly popular solution is the incorporation of  “liquid trees,”  or algae, in our cityscapes to help

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What were Brazil’s commitments’ at the Paris Agreement?

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Introduction: When Brazil ratified the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, they made several commitments to mitigate climate change and adapt to its effects. Some of the key commitments include: 1. Reduction of greenhouse gas emissions: Brazil pledged

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Understanding Net Zero and its Global Implications

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Understanding Net Zero and its Global Implications   Introduction: The term “Net Zero” has been making headlines in recent years as countries around the world pledge to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. But what exactly does

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Some UN good news

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Improve Your English Magazine October 2023 Issue “Discover ‘IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH MAGAZINE’, a comprehensive magazine designed to help English learners of all levels excel in their language journey. Packed with invaluable tips, engaging content, and interactive exercises,

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Will it be possible to have babies in space?

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Will it be possible to have babies in space?   Humans will travel to Mars within the next couple of decades. That’s according to Nasa, anyway. The ultimate goal? To live entirely independent of Earth. Scientists are

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Are you a Hedgehog or a Fox?

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Are you a Hedgehog or a Fox? In “The Hedgehog and the Fox,” the author uses the ancient Greek parable of the hedgehog and the fox as a metaphor to discuss different styles of thinking and intellectual

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Are we related? 4000 years ago we probably had a common ancestor.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/ideas/videos/will-we-all-live-in-plyscrapers-in-the-future/p09k9z1g?playlist=what-will-the-future-be-like Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Are we related? 4000 years ago we probably had a common ancestor Introduction: In today’s ever-evolving world, medical advancements and technological innovations continue to dramatically influence human longevity. As the 21st century is underway, one cannot

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“PLYSCRAPERS” Are wooden houses and buildings the answer to climate change?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/ideas/videos/the-22nd-century-people-living-among-us/p0f7sx0n?playlist=what-will-the-future-be-like Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) “PLYSCRAPERS” Are wooden houses and buildings the answer to climate change?   Constructed in 607AD in Nara, Japan, the Horyu-ji Temple holds the title of the world’s oldest surviving wooden building. Standing impressively at five storeys

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The Boston Tea Party

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Improve Your English Magazine October 2023 Issue “Discover ‘IMPROVE YOUR ENGLISH MAGAZINE’, a comprehensive magazine designed to help English learners of all levels excel in their language journey. Packed with invaluable tips, engaging content, and interactive exercises,

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Fun with regional British accents

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Introduction: The first thing to say about the term “British accents” is that this is an American concept that actually doesn’t exist. Because there is English English, Scottish English, Welsh English and Irish English. Each are separate

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Spud the Potato Boy Book Review

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Book Review “Spud the Potato Boy and his Adventures” is an enchanting and delightful children’s book that takes readers on a series of whimsical journeys with the lovable protagonist, Spud. Author Jane Thomas masterfully weaves the tale

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The Etiquette of British Tea Time

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The English Vocabulary of Mr. Potato

“Discover the versatile world of potatoes in our latest blog post, exploring delicious recipes, nutritional benefits, and fun facts about this popular tuber.” Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) The Wonderful World of Potatoes: Types and Cooking Methods in English Introduction: Origin of

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