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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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Examining Accents and Dialects. BIRMINGHAM

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. Listen to this short video to help your …

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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

Grammar included:  “Using Conditionals in English”      More FREE grammar videos @TheTravellingEnglishTeacher   Sign up to Hyperwrite AI its very useful:  CLICK HERE GRAMMAR SECTION First Conditional:        “If you go to the cinema tonight, I will go with you.”      Structure:  IF +  PRESENT VERB  +  WILL  + VERB  (Something …

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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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11 Ways to Avoid Workplace Miscommunication

Small miscommunications are part of life—misunderstandings, misinterpretation, and omissions of information happen. But miscommunication in the workplace on a large scale is detrimental to productivity, efficiency, and morale. Opportunities for miscommunication at work abound, especially now that remote work and online collaboration are business norms. Fortunately, there are easy ways to sidestep misleading communication. Follow …

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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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Hypokinetic Disease

Grammar included:  “Varied” Definition of “Hypokinetic Disease” Hypokinetic disease is a category of disorders characterized by insufficient or reduced movement and physical activity, often resulting in detrimental effects on an individual’s overall health and well-being. These diseases may include obesity, hypertension, cardiovascular disorders, and type 2 diabetes, and are often associated with sedentary lifestyles. By …

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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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Book Study 3: Dracula by Bram Stoker

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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

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) _______________________________________________________________________________ The story of the World War One Christmas Eve football match between the British and the Germans.   Introduction:  Let’s watch the short video first and answer the questions below. Questions: What is a truce? Which …

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

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) ___________________________________________________________________________________ Steve and Renata have another business UPCYCLING used denim clothing. You can find us on the links below.   VINTED.CO.UK     WEUPCYCLE.CO.UK __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Who were those three wise men that travelled to see baby Jesus REALLY?? …

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Who was Saint Nicholas ? (Santa Claus)

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) ___________________________________________________________________________________ Steve and Renata have another business UPCYCLING used denim clothing. You can find us on the links below. ETSY.COM    VINTED.CO.UK     EBAY.CO.UK      FACEBOOK MARKETPLACE     WEUPCYCLE.CO.UK __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The History of St. Nicholas and …

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The Beginning of Slavery (The Brazilian Black Awareness Day)

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) ___________________________________________________________________________________ Steve and Renata have another business UPCYCLING used denim clothing. You can find us on the links below. ETSY.COM    VINTED.CO.UK     EBAY.CO.UK      FACEBOOK MARKETPLACE     WEUPCYCLE.CO.UK The Beginning of Slavery (The Brazilian Black …

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Three stories you may have missed about CLIMATE CHANGE

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Don’t Forget To Visit Your Student FREE BOOKS store   (CLICK HERE) ___________________________________________________________________________________ Steve and Renata have another business UPCYCLING used denim clothing. You can find us on the links below. ETSY.COM    VINTED.CO.UK     EBAY.CO.UK      FACEBOOK MARKETPLACE     WEUPCYCLE.CO.UK   …

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

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) ___________________________________________________________________________________ Steve and Renata have another business UPCYCLING used denim clothing. You can find us on the links below. ETSY.COM    VINTED.CO.UK     EBAY.CO.UK      FACEBOOK MARKETPLACE     WEUPCYCLE.CO.UK   _________________________________________________________________ “From Spices to Spirituality: Uncovering …

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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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PEDRO’S LESSON ONE: “A Blueprint to Building and Designing a Data Centre”

ADVANCED ENGLISH LESSONS Subject:  Construction (This English lesson should take up to two hours to complete) Introduction: In the modern world, data centres are vital for storing and managing the digital information that powers our businesses and daily lives. Designing and building a data centre requires a combination of technical knowledge and construction expertise. In …

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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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What we do in the UK: A look at occupations. NURSING

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) What we do in the UK: A look at occupations “NURSING” Introduction: Welcome to today’s English lesson, where we will explore the exciting world of occupations in the UK! We’ll be delving into various aspects of the …

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Pride in the Skies: A Look at the Distinguished Royal Australian Airforce F18 Pilots (English Lesson) Conditionals

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE)   Pride in the Skies: A Look at the Distinguished Royal Australian Airforce F18 Pilots. Teacher Prof. Steve W. Bradeley BSc (Hons) Introduction F18 fighter pilots are often considered the epitome of skill, bravery, and dedication. Among …

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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

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) Introduction:  Welcome to my delightful English lesson, where we explore the charming traditions and customs of British Tea Time. In this lesson, we unravel the intricate etiquette of this time-honoured practice, steeped in history and significance. From …

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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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The Manx TT

A Short History of The Manx TT Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR   A Short History of The Manx TT Introduction: In the UK we love motorcycles and racing. Every year for three weeks we close …

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Who was Joseph Pilates?

Joseph Pilates English Lesson Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR Introduction: Joseph Pilates, a revolutionary fitness inventor and trainer, has left a lasting impact on the world of health and exercise. Known for developing the Pilates method, …

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Book of the week

Book review Twenty Tales of Robotics and AI: QUIZ BOOK With fun questions after each story to test your intelligence (English Edition) BUY HERE “Twenty Tales of Robotics and AI: QUIZ BOOK With Fun Questions After Each Story to Test Your Intelligence” (English Edition) is an entertaining and engaging read for those interested in both …

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How to make breakfast for an Englishman

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR HOW TO MAKE AN ENGLISH BREAKFAST Introduction: Nestled in the heart of British culinary tradition, the traditional English breakfast stands as a testament to hearty flavours and wholesome sustenance. This beloved …

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How to insult someone in English

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR How to insult someone in English Introduction: There are irritating individuals, and then there are those who make you want to high-five their face with a chair. Usually, a middle finger …

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Learning Cockney Slang in English

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR What is “Cockney Slang?” So you thought you knew how to speak English! Introduction: Cockney slang, also known as Cockney rhyming slang, is a form of informal, coded language that originated …

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Advanced English grammar, what is a predicate?

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR What is a “predicate?” Introduction: A predicate in English grammar is the part of a sentence that provides information about the subject, typically consisting of a verb and any accompanying modifying …

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English Scientific Terminology in use.

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR Using Scientific Terminology in English Introduction: Welcome to this advanced English lesson, where we will be exploring the fascinating world of scientific terminology in the English language. With the ever-growing importance …

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How to Write a Short Essay in English

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR Writing clearly and concisely is one of the best skills you can take from school into professional settings. A great way to practice this kind of writing is with short essays. …

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much of a muchness | English Expression

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR This page  is about the idiom much of a muchness INFORMAL Meaning If two or more things are much of a muchness, they are very similar to each other. For example …

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THIS WEEK’S BOOK REVIEW “The Hunt for the Auschwitz Butcher: Josef Mengele’s Life in Brazil (English Edition)”

  You can order this eBook from amazon.com.br or any other Amazon platform      CLICK HERE The Hunt for the Auschwitz Butcher Josef Mengele’s Life in Brazil REVIEW: ENGLISH The Hunt for the Auschwitz Butcher: Josef Mengele’s Life in Brazil is a gripping and insightful eBook that delves into the life of one of …

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The differences between the Brazilian Democracy System and the English Parliamentary System

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM   ENGLISH PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEM INTRODUCTION: ENGLISH SYSTEM The English democracy system can be briefly described as a constitutional monarchy with a parliamentary democracy. At the heart of this system is the …

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Who was Thomas Lovejoy?

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM Lovejoy, who coined the term “biological diversity” — and was widely considered “the godfather of biodiversity” — was a member of Conservation International’s Leadership Council. Having held numerous posts in a career …

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What is your all time favourite band? Here is mine. “The Eagles”

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR What’s your favourite band? SECTION ONE:   Introduction: The Eagles, an iconic American rock band, have left an indelible mark on the music industry. Formed in 1971 in Los Angeles, California, the …

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The Environmental Impact of Factory Farming Meat Production

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR   SECTION ONE:   Introduction: Factory farming, a method of mass-producing meat and animal products, has allowed us to produce food on an unprecedented scale. However, the environmental impact of this practice …

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The 1979 Meltdown (Three Mile Island)

Please share my lesson using your social media platforms. Use the links above. Student FREE Bookstore   (CLICK HERE) CLICK HERE TO GO TO AMAZON.COM.BR The 1979 MELTDOWN: The story of Three Mile Island INTRODUCTION: If the events of March 28, 1979 hadn’t occurred, the Three Mile Island meltdown would never have become one of the …

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