Archiv der Kategorie: English

The life of a plants around me

Plants seem to have a hard life around me. I can do what I want; they either drown or they dry up. This indoor palm survived almost two years, but somehow it ended as a dry plant. And don’t get … Weiterlesen

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How important is listening practice?

Who doesn’t know this situation: You’re trying to listen to a movie, but you have a problem understanding everything. What are you doing? Carry on or change the program? There is a great temptation to give up. But in my … Weiterlesen

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Podcast «Lukes English Podcast»

Luke’s English podcast is probably one of the well-known podcasts in the world. I hardly know anyone in the world of English podcast listeners who is not familiar with this podcast. An episode lasts about 75 minutes on average, and … Weiterlesen

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Graded Readers – easy reading

Probably every language learner knows these books. I like them and read a lot of those graded books. I was fascinated by them until I reached a certain level. It was around the time I caught an upper B2 level … Weiterlesen

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Podcast «English Across The Pond»

«English Across The Pond» is a weekly podcast that has been online since 22. June 2016 and provides since then every Friday a new episode. Every week there is a unique topic discussed in an everyday conversation. The differences between … Weiterlesen

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Learning with native / non native speakers

It’s a controversial topic. Is it beneficial to practise a second language with non-native speakers or counterproductive? I’d love to have more speaking opportunities with people from English speaking countries. Unfortunately, it’s not always possible and therefore, I don’t have … Weiterlesen

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Hobson’s choice

English expressions are always interesting. I like the explanation on Wikipedia «A Hobson’s choice is a free choice in which only one thing is actually offered. The term is often used to mean an illusion of choice. The most well … Weiterlesen

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