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Preparing, Cooking and Serving Food in English - Visual Vocabulary Lesson Preparing, Cooking and Serving Food in English - Visual Vocabulary Lesson
1 week ago En
In this visual vocabulary lesson, you can learn words and phrases to talk about preparing, cooking and serving food in English. You'll learn English vocabulary to talk about the stages of preparing, cooking and serving different kinds of food. You'll be able to use these new phrases and vocabulary words in conversation about cooking in English. Get more speaking practice with a certified English teacher: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers See the full version of this lesson with text and a quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/preparing-cooking-serving-food. Contents: Intro - 00:00-00:34 Preparation 00:34-04:02 Cooking 04:02-08:05 Serving 08:05 This lesson will help you: - See examples of new phrases and vocabulary to talk about food preparation in English. - Get useful tips on specific differences between commonly confused words when describing preparing, cooking and serving food in English. - Learn how to describe the process of cooking using helpful visual vocabulary examples. - Understand how to talk about serving food in English using helpful vocabulary and phrases with video examples. - Feel more confident when you talk about preparing, cooking, and serving food in English with others, whether in the kitchen or a restaurant. - Expand your vocabulary with this visual vocabulary lesson to help you describe preparing, cooking and serving food in English. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j Become an OOE member to see our newest lessons before they're available to the public, and more! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNbeSPp8RYKmHUliYBUDizg/join Do you want to see an English lesson on another topic? Look through our free lesson library: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/free-english-lessons
Talking About Mysteries & The Unknown in English - Spoken English Lesson Talking About Mysteries & The Unknown in English - Spoken English Lesson
3 weeks ago En
In this lesson, you can learn to talk about mysteries in English and describe things we can’t explain. Do you like a good mystery? Perhaps you read a book, saw a film, or watched a documentary about something which can’t be explained? Think about the last mystery that had you wondering… what happened there?! In this lesson, you’ll learn about describing, responding to and speculating about mysteries in English. After you watch, let us know what you think happened to Dan Cooper or Mary Celeste in the comments! Continue to practice your spoken English with a certified teacher: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. See this lesson with text on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/talking-about-mysteries-unknown Contents: Intro 00:00-01:01 An Unsolved Mystery 01:01-06:04 A Ghost Ship? 06:04-10:32 He Must Have Jumped 10:32 This lesson will help you: - Use common phrases to talk about mysteries in English using the present perfect tense. - Get examples of new vocabulary you can use when talking about things that are unknown to people. - See real dialogue using vocabulary to talk about mysteries in English. - Learn how to tell a story about a mystery in English using common phrases and vocabulary. - Understand how you can react to stories about mysteries and the unknown in English using conversational responses. - Utilize modal verbs to speculate about a mystery in English. - Work on other aspects of fluency in spoken English like intonation when talking about mysteries in English. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j Become an OOE member to see our newest lessons before they're available to the public, and more! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNbeSPp8RYKmHUliYBUDizg/join See more English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/
Ways to Say "I don't know" - Level Up Your English Conversation Ways to Say "I don't know" - Level Up Your English Conversation
1 month ago En
This video is part of our ‘level up’ series. Learn ways to say 'I don't know'. When’s my birthday? How do you spell ‘miscellaneous’? What’s one thousand and twenty four times forty-six point eight? How high is Mount Everest, to the nearest centimetre? Probably, you don’t know the answer to all these questions. That’s OK! No one knows everything. But, how can you say ‘I don’t know’ in English? Of course, you can just say ‘I don’t know.’ But, fluent English speakers use many different words and phrases, even for simple ideas like this. Are you bored of using the same phrases again and again? Do you want to use a wider range of language in everyday conversations? This lesson will help! Don’t forget to check out other videos in our ‘level up’ series, too. Get more conversation practice with a certified English teacher: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers See the full version of this lesson with text on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/ways-to-say-i-dont-know Contents: Intro 00:00-01:36 Dunno; How am I supposed to know? 01:36 -02:58 I haven't got a clue 02:58-03:49 I have no idea 03:49-04:28 Who knows?; That's anyone's guess 04:28-05:37 Your guess is as good as mine; Who can say? 05:37-06:41 Not as far as I know 06:41-07:44 I don't get it; It beats me 07:44-08:40 How should I know?; Don't ask me 08:40 This lesson will help you: - Expand your vocabulary and level up your English conversation in many situations, including situations when you want to say "I don't know". - Learn conversational phrases to say "I don't know" when someone asks you something you don't know the answer to. - Be able to express a bit more detail of not knowing an answer. - Understand more informal phrases to say "I don't know". - Get examples of phrases you can use to say "I don't know" more politely. - See examples of many different types of conversations using these phrases to say "I don't know". - Learn other meanings of some phrases to say "I don't know". - Level up your English conversation with many new phrases to help you say "I don't know" differently. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j Become an OOE member to see our newest lessons before they're available to the public, and more! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNbeSPp8RYKmHUliYBUDizg/join See more English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/
Level Up Your English - New OOE Spoken English Series Preview Level Up Your English - New OOE Spoken English Series Preview
1 month ago En
COMING SOON! We have a brand new series of OOE free English lessons called Level Up Your English. Which phrases would you like to learn for everyday conversation? Let us know in the comments and watch for our upcoming lessons! Do you want to take your conversational skills to the next level? If the answer is yes, then our new series 'Level up your conversational English' is for you. What if you had some useful phrases in your back pocket, ready to go? Even better, what if you knew *how and *when* to use them effectively? In our 'Level up' series, you'll learn some of the most useful expressions used in everyday English. Think of it as a toolkit a set of handy phrases that can make you sound fluent faster. Good communication is a life skill. Whether in a professional, academic, or personal capacity, we all need to be heard and understood to do well in life. But achieving this is about more than simply putting together a few words. Context is everything: Who are you speaking to? Is the setting familiar and casual, or rather formal? What feeling or tone do you want to convey? The series covers topics like 'ways to give advice', ways of saying 'I don't know' how best to give an apology to name but a few. Why not let us know which phrases *you* think my come in handy in your everyday conversation? Leave your ideas in the comments. So, check out our brand new 'levelling up' series and take your English to the next level. See you soon! SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j Become an OOE member to see our newest lessons before they're available to the public, and more! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNbeSPp8RYKmHUliYBUDizg/join See more English lessons on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/
Business English Phrases and Idioms Every Businessperson Should Know Business English Phrases and Idioms Every Businessperson Should Know
1 month ago En
In this lesson, you can learn some common business English phrases, vocabulary, and idioms for business conversation. This class will help you understand English speakers at work and use a wider range of English vocabulary in your office conversations. Practice your spoken English to prepare for business English situations with a certified teacher now: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/business-english-phrases-idioms. Contents: Intro 00:00-00:39 What's Your USP? 00:39-04:33 In The Loop 04:33-07:40 Pie In The Sky 07:40-11:51 Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is 11:51 This lesson will help you: - See real business English dialogues using common phrases and idioms in conversation. - Learn how to talk about sales and employees in a Business English situation. - Understand how you can describe your product or service in detail using common idioms and expressions. - Get examples of commonly used Business English phrases to give detail about communicating at work and discussing tasks. - Use business English phrases and idioms to describe a business's progress and future plans. - Improve your fluency in Business English conversation and understand more advanced expressions and idioms used in common office situations. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j Become an OOE member to see our newest lessons before they're available to the public, and more! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNbeSPp8RYKmHUliYBUDizg/join See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/ Longman Dictionary: https://www.ldoceonline.com/ Lexico Dictionary: https://www.lexico.com/
24 Phrasal Verbs for Business - Business English Phrasal Verbs Lesson 24 Phrasal Verbs for Business - Business English Phrasal Verbs Lesson
2 months ago En
In this lesson you can learn several English phrasal verbs for business. Although you’ll see these phrasal verbs in a business context, you can also use many of them in everyday life. Practice these business English phrasal verbs and learn more vocabulary with a certified teacher from OOE: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/phrasal-verbs-for-business. Contents: Intro 00:00-00:49 Setting Up a New Business 00:49-06:04 Managing a Department 06:04 This lesson will help you: - Learn business phrasal verbs you can use to talk about setting up a business in English. - Practice matching the phrasal verbs for business to their correct definition. - See examples of these business phrasal verbs used in conversation. - Understand how each phrasal verb can be structured in a sentence. - Learn some new phrasal verbs to talk about managing a department. - Work on your overall comprehension of these business phrasal verbs by listening for them in conversation. - Improve the way you learn vocabulary like these phrasal verbs for business using interactive techniques throughout this business English lesson. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j Become an OOE member to see our newest lessons before they're available to the public, and more! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNbeSPp8RYKmHUliYBUDizg/join
Making Suggestions in English - Spoken English Lesson Making Suggestions in English - Spoken English Lesson
3 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn how to make and accept suggestions, using the right phrases and vocabulary. You’ll also see how to reject someone else’s suggestion politely. Making suggestions is useful for your everyday English conversation. In social situations, being able to make, accept and reject suggestions politely is important! Practice making, accepting, and rejecting suggestions with an OOE teacher after you watch! http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/making-suggestions-in-english. Contents: Intro 00:00-00:54 How to Make and Accept Suggestions 00:54-03:34 How to Reject Suggestions Politely 03:34-05:32 How to Add Reasons to Your Rejection 05:32-07:33 Intonation in Suggestions 07:33 This lesson can help you: - Learn useful phrases to make suggestions to someone in English. - Understand how you can accept suggestions using common expressions. - See how you can reject suggestions in English in a polite way. - Get useful vocabulary and phrases to add a reason to a rejected suggestion in English. - Have the opportunity to see these phrases used in real dialogue examples. - Realize what different types of intonation sound like, and how you can use them when accepting or rejecting suggestions in English. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j Become an OOE member to see our newest lessons before they're available to the public, and more! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNbeSPp8RYKmHUliYBUDizg/join
Talking About Crime and Court in English - Spoken English Lesson Talking About Crime and Court in English - Spoken English Lesson
4 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn to talk about crime in English. You’ll learn vocabulary you can use to talk about crime, criminals and the justice system in English. After you watch the lesson, practice using these new phrases and get feedback from a teacher: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. See the full version of this lesson with the script and a quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/talking-about-crime-and-court. Contents: Intro 00:00-00:49 Being a Victim of a Crime 00:49-03:43 Talking About Street Crime 03:43-06:33 Talking About Traffic Offenses 06:33-09:43 Going to Court 09:43 This lesson will help you: - Learn new vocabulary that can help you when talking about crime and court in English conversation or for a project. - Understand how you can explain a situation when you are a victim of a crime. - Get new vocabulary in helpful chunks so you can better talk about crime in English. - Learn what a burglary is in English and how you can talk about it. - See these phrases used in sample conversations so you can use them in your next English conversation. - Learn about ways you can describe punishments for crime in English. - Talk about going to court and get some useful vocabulary to describe the steps involved in that process. - Get a good idea of the justice system and how it works in English. - See how you can talk about criminals in English. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j Become an OOE member to see our newest lessons before they're available to the public, and more! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNbeSPp8RYKmHUliYBUDizg/join See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Describing Business Strategy, Markets and Products - Business English Lesson Describing Business Strategy, Markets and Products - Business English Lesson
4 months ago En
In this business English lesson, you’ll learn to talk about business strategies and corporate competition. Learn many new vocabulary words and collocations you can use to talk about business strategy. You’ll learn useful language to talk about losing market share, entering a new market, launching new products, and staying competitive in an evolving market. Get more business English practice with a certified English teacher from OOE: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. See the full version of this lesson with a quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/describing-business-strategy. Contents: Intro 00:00-00:32 Losing Market Share 00:32-03:21 Entering a New Market 03:21-06:47 Launching New Products 06:47-09:59 Staying at the Top 09:59 This lesson will help you: - Learn how to talk about market share in English and describe specific details as they relate to your business. - See examples of common phrases using the word 'market' and how you can use them correctly. - Understand how you can give a talk on market share in English. - Learn how to describe the details of entering a new market in English. - Describe business strategy in English using common collocations and vocabulary. - Use appropriate phrases and vocabulary to describe the launch of new products to your business. - Get helpful business English phrases to talk about how your company can maintain a good position in the market. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j Become an OOE member to see our newest lessons before they're available to the public, and more! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNbeSPp8RYKmHUliYBUDizg/join See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
How to Read IPA - Learn How Using IPA Can Improve Your Pronunciation How to Read IPA - Learn How Using IPA Can Improve Your Pronunciation
4 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn about using IPA. You’ll see how using IPA can improve your English pronunciation and help you to avoid pronunciation mistakes. IPA stands for ‘international phonetic alphabet’. It allows English to be read and written phonetically, so one symbol = one sound. Do you want more practice with IPA and your English pronunciation? One of our certified English teachers can help! Learn more: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. Do you have any other tips for using IPA to improve your English pronunciation? Please let us know in the comments! See the lesson with a full script and quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/how-to-read-ipa. Contents: Intro 00:00 - 03:42 Reading IPA - Consonants 03:42 - 05:50 Reading IPA - Vowels 05:50 - 10:37 Using IPA in Your English Studies 10:37 This lesson will help you: - Learn how to read and pronounce consonants in IPA. - Understand how you can read and pronounce vowels in IPA. - See what the marks in IPA writing mean and how you can use them to pronounce sounds in IPA correctly. - Get tools to further improve the way you use IPA to study English. - Learn methods to read IPA and use it in your studies in ways that benefit the way you learn and study English. How to Pronounce Vowel Sounds OOE Video Lesson: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/pronounce-vowel-sounds. https://tophonetics.com/ https://ipa.typeit.org/ https://www.lexico.com/ https://www.ldoceonline.com/ SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j Become an OOE member to see our newest lessons before they're available to the public, and more! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNbeSPp8RYKmHUliYBUDizg/join See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Talk About Health and Lifestyle in English - Spoken English Lesson Talk About Health and Lifestyle in English - Spoken English Lesson
5 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn to talk about health and lifestyle in English. Are you in good shape? Do you have a balanced diet? Is your work-life balance healthy? You’ll learn how to discuss these health and lifestyle topics and other questions in this class. Do you need speaking practice? Try a lesson with a certified English teacher today and see how you can improve: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. Do you work out? What's the best workout for you? What are your diet and eating habits like? Do you have any bad habits? Share your writing in the comments and we will give you feedback! See the full lesson with text and a quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/talk-about-health-lifestyle Contents: Intro 00:00-00:52 1. Talking About Exercise and Activity 00:52-04:00 2. Talking About Diet 04:00-07:07 3. Talking About Bad Habits 07:07-10:12 4. Talking About Work-Life Balance 10:12 This lesson will help you: - Learn useful phrases to talk about how exercise fits into health and lifestyle in English. - Get examples and definitions of common words people use to describe fitness and activity. - Understand how to talk about your diet and get new vocabulary you can use when you talk about health and lifestyle with others. - Learn how to talk about bad lifestyle habits like smoking or drinking a lot of alcohol. - Talk about health and lifestyle in terms of your work-life balance. See how you can use new phrases and vocabulary in conversation to describe your work habits. - Become more comfortable when talking about your health and lifestyle with others in conversation or even in an exam like IELTS. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
25 Phrases to Talk About Nature and Landscapes in English - Visual Vocabulary Lesson 25 Phrases to Talk About Nature and Landscapes in English - Visual Vocabulary Lesson
5 months ago En
In this visual vocabulary lesson, you can learn how to talk about nature in English. Learn vocabulary and phrases to describe landscapes, countryside and nature in English. Get more speaking and vocabulary practice when you take lessons with a teacher! Try one now: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. Use what you learned from the lesson to describe the nature and landscape around your home in the comments! We will give you feedback. See the full version of this lesson with text and a quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/talk-about-nature. This lesson will help you: - Understand how to describe flat lands when you talk about nature in English. - Learn new expressions to talk about mountains when describing nature. - See different ways to describe trees when talking about nature in English. - Get examples of phrases and vocabulary to talk about different forms of water in English. - Describe nature and landscapes in English using different types of vocabulary and phrases. - See examples of how to use these words and phrases properly in an English sentence. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j Do you want to see English lessons on more topics? Do you want to check your English level? Visit our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
How to Talk About Emotions in English - Spoken English Lesson How to Talk About Emotions in English - Spoken English Lesson
6 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn to talk about emotions in English. After you watch, practice your spoken English and the new vocabulary with a certified English teacher! http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers You’ll see how to talk about positive and negative feelings, about strong emotions and low-level emotions in different ways. This lesson has four parts. In each part, you’ll learn five to six words related to two different main emotions, like anger, fear or happiness. Which other emotions do you know in English? Let us know in the comments! See the full version of this lesson with the script and a quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/talk-about-emotions. Contents: 1. Introduction 00:00 - 00:50 2. Happiness and Fear 00:50 - 04:05 3. Sadness and Confusion 04:05 - 07:18 4. Shame and Nervousness 07:18 - 09:48 5. Anger and Frustration 09:48 This lesson will help you: - Understand English vocabulary you can use in your spoken English to express emotions of happiness and fear. - Get examples of similar emotions in English and how to use them correctly. - See example dialogues which will help you learn how to talk about emotions in English smoothly. - Learn new words and phrases like 'humiliated' and 'torn' to express feelings in English relating to sadness and confusion. - Use new phrases to express emotions of shame or nervousness in English. - Explain emotions of anger or frustration in your spoken English conversations. - Hear how each of these words to talk about emotions in English can be used in natural English conversation. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j Do you want to see more free English lessons? Visit our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Using Conditional Sentences in English - 5 Levels of Difficulty Using Conditional Sentences in English - 5 Levels of Difficulty
6 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn about conditional sentences. Get more grammar practice with a certified English teacher! Learn more: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. Conditional sentences are sentences with the word ‘if’. You can use conditional sentences to talk about many different situations. There are also sentences which don’t use the word ‘if’, but which follow similar rules. Try to make some mixed conditional sentences about your life and post them in the comments! We will give you feedback. See the full version of this lesson on our website with text and a quiz: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/5-levels-conditional-sentences. Contents: 1. Introduction 00:00 - 00:55 2. Level 1 00:55 - 02:43 3. Level 2 02:43 - 04:36 4. Level 3 04:36 - 06:59 5. Level 4 06:59 - 10:50 6. Level 5 10:50 This lesson will help you: - Test your level of understanding with five levels of difficulty in English conditionals. - Get more information and examples of 'if clauses' when using conditional sentences in English. - Learn about the first conditional in English and how to use it properly in a sentence. - Understand the zero conditional. You'll see examples of how it this conditional is used correctly and what it means. - See examples of how you can use 'unless' in conditional sentences. - Find the differences between the second and third conditionals in English. - Get examples of unreal situations and how you can use conditionals to express your meaning. - See which verb forms are possible to use in conditional sentences in English. - Learn what mixed conditionals are and how you can use them correctly. - Check your understanding of real situations and ways to use conditionals correctly in these situations. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j See more free lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
10 IELTS Writing Tips From Examiners, Teachers & Students - Improve Your IELTS Score 10 IELTS Writing Tips From Examiners, Teachers & Students - Improve Your IELTS Score
7 months ago En
In this lesson, you can get ten essential tips for your IELTS writing exam, parts 1 and 2. How’s this lesson different? Well, we collected feedback from students who took IELTS, and also interviewed IELTS examiners. Our aim is to give you the most up-to-date IELTS advice, and also give you tips which you might not find elsewhere. We’ve also included our own top tips, which we’ve developed through teaching hundreds of IELTS candidates. Prepare for your exam with a certified teacher today! http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers See the full version of this lesson with text on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/10-ielts-writing-tips. Contents: 1. Introduction 00:00 - 00:55 2. General Tips 00:55 - 07:04 3. Task 2 Tips 07:04 - 13:57 4. Task 1 Tips 15:57 This lesson will help you: - Learn what you need to think about when thinking about the IELTS writing score you need. - Get some IELTS writing tips about your weaknesses and how they will affect your score. - Understand the word count and what you need to know about how they score this section in IELTS writing. - See what exactly you the examiner will expect to find in your IELTS writing responses. - Learn some IELTS writing tips for how you should train when preparing for the IELTS writing exam. - Understand how to best write about questions in IELTS writing task 1, such as charts. - Find helpful tips for getting ideas on how to answer the IELTS writing task 2 question. - Get IELTS writing tips on properly answering the essay question. - See examples of what IELTS writers often do, and how you can avoid common mistakes. - Understand how to properly read the IELTS writing task instructions. - Answer common questions you have about IELTS writing length and detail. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j See more free English lessons and other tools on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
22 Phrases to Talk About Everyday Problems in English - Visual Vocabulary Lesson 22 Phrases to Talk About Everyday Problems in English - Visual Vocabulary Lesson
7 months ago En Ru
In this lesson, you can learn to talk about everyday problems. You’ll hear a story of a bad day, and see different phrases you can use to describe everyday problems. Practice using common English phrases to talk about your day, while increasing your vocabulary and communication skills. Continue practicing your English speaking after you watch with a certified English teacher: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. Can you think of other everyday problems we haven’t mentioned? Share your ideas in the comments! See the full version of this lesson with a quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/everyday-problems. This lesson will help you: - Understand what an 'everyday problem' is. - See examples of how to talk about everyday problems in English. - Get visual vocabulary for the different everyday problem phrases. - Learn how to use these everyday problem phrases in a sentence. - See different ways you can talk about the past to describe everyday problems in English. - Expand your vocabulary with everyday English phrases you can use to talk about problems in English. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j See more free English lessons like this one on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Talk About Sports in English - Improve Spoken English Conversation Talk About Sports in English - Improve Spoken English Conversation
8 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn how to talk about sports in English. Improve your spoken English conversation by talking about sports. Are you a sport fan? What sports do you like playing? Sport is a common topic in English conversation, so whether you like sport or not, it’s good to have something to say and be able to ask some questions about sport. Continue improving your English conversation with an English teacher today! Learn more: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/talking-about-sports. Contents: Introduction 00:00 - 00:45 1. Do You Like Sport? 00:45 - 04:28 2. Talking About Sports That You Do 04:28 - 08:37 3. Talking About Why You Do Sport 08:37 - 11:06 4. Making a Longer Answer 11:06 This lesson will help you: - Discuss your likes and dislikes to talk about sports in English. - Learn about sport vocabulary you can use in your English conversation. - Describe sports you do and why you like them. - Improve English conversation to describe sports in English. - See example conversation to talk about sports in English and respond accordingly. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Present Simple and Present Continuous Tenses - 5 Levels of Difficulty Present Simple and Present Continuous Tenses - 5 Levels of Difficulty
8 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn about using the present simple and present continuous verb forms. See examples of the present simple and present continuous tenses in English from level 1 of difficulty to level 5. You’ll see many different ways to use these verb tenses, from basic meanings to more advanced uses. Do you want even more practice? Get feedback and a study plan from a certified English teacher: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. Here’s how this lesson works. There are five levels. Each level is more difficult than the previous one. Level one is beginner. Levels two to four are intermediate. Level five is high intermediate to advanced. If you’re not a beginner, start at level two! At each level, you can see what you need to focus on if you have difficulties. See the full lesson with text and a quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/5-levels-present-simple-present-continuous. Contents: Introduction 00:00 - 01:00 Level 1 01:00 - 02:12 Level 2 02:12 - 03:34 Level 3 03:34 - 06:48 Level 4 06:48 - 10:54 Level 5 10:54 This lesson will help you: - Improve your understanding of the differences between the present simple and present continuous tenses. - Learn how to form the present simple and present continuous tenses properly. - Understand the meaning of the present simple and present continuous in a sentence. - See which verbs are usually not used in the present continuous tense. - Get examples of possible situations when you can use both the present simple and present continuous. - Learn how to tell stories or explain habits using the present simple and present continuous tenses. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j See more free English lessons like this one on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Talk About Food and Cooking in English - Spoken English Lesson Talk About Food and Cooking in English - Spoken English Lesson
8 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn how to talk about food. Learn useful words and phrases to talk about food and cooking in English. You’ll see how to talk about different cuisines, talk about food you like – or dislike – and talk about cooking and eating habits. Practice your English speaking with a certified English teacher! Learn more here: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. See the full version of this lesson with a quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/talk-about-food. Contents: 1. Introduction 00:00 - 00:49 2. Talking About Cuisines 00:50 - 03:52 3. Talking About Cooking 03:53 - 07:51 This lesson will help you: - Get new phrases and vocabulary to talk about cuisines and dishes when you talk about food in English. - Learn adjectives you can use when you describe food in English. - Talk about cooking in English and get examples you can use in English conversation. - Describe how to make a specific dish in English. You'll hear some useful phrases to describe the cooking process in English. - Understand more cooking vocabulary you can use to improve your spoken English. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
How to Add Emphasis in English - Improve Your Spoken English How to Add Emphasis in English - Improve Your Spoken English
8 months ago En
In this video, we’re going to show you how to add emphasis while speaking English. But what does it mean to add emphasis? Adding emphasis is a way to show your listener that certain words and ideas are more important. In this lesson, you’ll see how to use different pronunciation features and grammar structures to add emphasis to your spoken or written English. It's best to practice these techniques with a teacher after you watch! Find one now: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. See the full version of this lesson with text and a quiz! Visit our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/adding-emphasis-in-english. Contents: 1. Stressing words 0:46 2. Inversions 2:44 3. Emphatic Auxiliary Verbs 4:37 4. Cleft (Focusing) Sentences 6:58 This lesson will help you: - Learn about stressing words and how using different tones in your speaking can add emphasis and improve the way people understand your spoken English. - Understand what an inversion is in spoken English. Understand how you can use these types of sentences too add emphasis to your English speaking and writing. - See examples of auxiliary verbs that can be used to emphasize ideas in spoken English. - Learn how you can use focusing sentences, or cleft sentences, to organize your ideas and add emphasis to important points. - Learn how to add emphasis in English speaking and writing to speak English like a native speaker. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Renting a House or Apartment in English - Vocabulary and Conversation Renting a House or Apartment in English - Vocabulary and Conversation
9 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn useful vocabulary and phrases for renting an apartment or a house in English. You'll see the process of renting a house or apartment from start to finish: from phoning an estate agent to make enquries to moving out at the end of your contract. You'll learn vocabulary to deal with every aspect of renting an apartment in English. Do you have more questions about this topic? We have teachers who can help on our website: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. Have you had any interesting, funny or terrible experiences when renting a place to live? If you want to practise your English, please share your experiences with us and other learners in the comments!  See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/how-to-rent-house-apartment . Contents: 1. Phoning an Estate Agent 0:40 2. Looking Around 3:39 3. Signing a Contract 6:56 4. Moving Out 9:50 This lesson will help you: - Get examples of phone conversations and vocabulary to use when you phone an estate agent to rent an apartment in English. - Learn how to describe apartments in English to help you when looking to rent an apartment. - Understand general vocabulary and questions to ask when renting an apartment or house in English and looking around the property. - Learn how to sign a contract in English and understand typical contract language used in apartment and house rentals. - See what the process is like when moving out of a house or an apartment in English. - Learn new vocabulary for renting a house or apartment to help you if you currently live in an English-speaking area or plan to move to one in the future. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Cambridge B1 Preliminary Speaking Exam - How to Do Parts 3-4 Cambridge B1 Preliminary Speaking Exam - How to Do Parts 3-4
9 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn how to do parts three and four of the Cambridge B1 Preliminary speaking exam. You'll see what to expect in parts three and four of the B1 Preliminary speaking test, and what you can do to get a good score. After you watch, get feedback from a teacher and create a study plan to prepare for the B1 Preliminary exam: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/b1-preliminary-speaking-parts-3-4. Contents: Part 3 0:39 Part 4 9:17 This lesson will help you: - Understand the structure of parts 3 and 4 of the B1 Preliminary speaking exam. - Learn what the examiner will ask and what you can expect with the format of the B1 Preliminary speaking test. - See how you can correctly listen to the instructions in the exam and then correctly form your answer. - Get examples of how you can begin the conversation with your speaking partner in the B1 speaking exam. - Understand how you can respond to what your partner says in the B1 Preliminary speaking test. - Get a few words and phrases you can use to agree or disagree with your partner in this exam. - See what will happen when you speak with the examiner and your partner in part 4 of the B1 Preliminary speaking exam. - Understand which types of vocabulary words and phrases you can use to enhance your answers. - Learn how to add reasons and details to make a full answer in the B1 speaking exam. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Cambridge B1 Preliminary Speaking Exam - How to Do Parts 1-2 Cambridge B1 Preliminary Speaking Exam - How to Do Parts 1-2
9 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn how to do parts one and two of the Cambridge B1 Preliminary speaking exam. You'll see what happens during the B1 Preliminary speaking test, and how you can improve your score. The B1 Preliminary exam is the new name for the Cambridge PET exam. The new B1 Preliminary speaking test, which was introduced in 2020, is similar to the old PET speaking exam, but with some small differences. After you watch this lesson, get a personalized study plan with an OOE English teacher: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/b1-preliminary-speaking-parts-1-2 .  Contents: 1. Part One of the B1 Preliminary Speaking Test 1:13 2. Part Two of the B1 Preliminary Speaking Test 8:07 This lesson will help you learn: - What the B1 Preliminary speaking exam includes in parts 1 and 2. - What the examiner will ask you in the B1 Preliminary Speaking test part one. - How you can make your answers more detailed in part 1 of the B1 Preliminary speaking test. - Ways to use a range of language when answering questions in B1 Preliminary Speaking part 1. - What to do if you don't understand what the examiner says. - What you can do to improve your score in part one of the B1 Preliminary Speaking exam. - Details of the questions you'll be asked in part two of the B1 Preliminary Speaking exam. - How to begin your answer when describing a photo in part two. - Phrases to express your observations about the photo in part two of the B1 Preliminary Speaking exam. - Ways to give your opinion or make guesses about the photo in the B1 Preliminary Speaking test part 2. - How you can also improve your score in part two of the speaking exam. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Should You Use TO or FOR? - 5 Levels of English Grammar Should You Use TO or FOR? - 5 Levels of English Grammar
10 months ago En
Do you know the difference between 'to' and 'for'? Get examples, from level 1 of difficulty all the way to level 5 of difficulty. In this lesson, learn if you should use 'to' or 'for' with our 5 levels of English challenge. You'll learn about common grammar mistakes English learners make when choosing between 'to' and 'for' and how you can use the correct forms. The lesson starts easy and gets more difficult as you go. Test your English skills! After you watch, improve to the next level with a certified English teacher: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. See the full version of this lesson with a free quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/5-levels-english-grammar-to-for Contents: Level 1 0:44 Level 2 3:00 Level 3 6:20 Level 4 9:38 Level 5 11:47 This lesson will help you: - Test your English level with the prepositions 'to' and 'for' in English. - Understand how to use 'to' to talk about going somewhere. - See how to use 'to' to describe an end point. - Learn how to use 'to' to talk about giving. - See examples of how to use 'to' and 'for' to give reasons for something. - Get an idea of how to use 'to' and 'for' to talk about a function. - See if you should use 'to' or 'for' after certain verbs, adjectives and nouns to make common English phrases. - Learn how you can use 'to' and 'for' after the same words to have different meanings in English. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j Continue studying with more free English lessons on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/. Lexico: https://www.lexico.com/.
Learn Weather Expressions in English - Visual Vocabulary Lesson Learn Weather Expressions in English - Visual Vocabulary Lesson
10 months ago En
In this lesson, you’ll learn useful weather expressions in English. Improve your vocabulary with new words, phrases, and common patterns you can use to describe different kinds of weather. Practice and continue improving your vocabulary with a certified English teacher from OOE: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. See the full version of this lesson on our website and check your understanding with a quiz: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/weather-expressions . Contents: 1. Sunshine and Hot Weather 0:32 2. Wind and Rain 1:49 3. Cloud and Fog 3:25 4. Extreme Weather 6:17 This lesson will help you: - Learn how to talk about the sunshine when describing weather in English. - Get new words and phrases to describe hot weather in English. - Understand new weather expressions to talk about wind. - See how you can talk about rain in English with different words and phrases. - Get examples of weather expressions to describe cloud in English. - Talk about fog using different weather expressions in English. - Describe extreme weather in English like floods, typhoons, and more. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/. Weather icon images from: Brusheezy.
How to Answer 'Tell Me About Yourself' - Spoken English Lesson How to Answer 'Tell Me About Yourself' - Spoken English Lesson
11 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn how to answer the question ‘tell me about yourself.’ You'll see how to answer this question in different situations, including in job interviews, university application interviews, English exams, or at work. Do you have a job interview in English soon, or maybe a university interview in English? Continue practicing after you watch with one of our certified English teachers: http://bit.ly/ooe-teachers. See the full version of this lesson with text and a quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/tell-me-about-yourself. Contents: What does 'tell me about yourself' mean? 0:43 1. Job Interviews 2:55 2. University Interviews 4:47 3. English Exams 7:06 4. Introducing Yourself to New Colleagues 10:01 This lesson will help you: - Understand exactly what the question 'tell me about yourself' means in English. - Learn how to talk about yourself in an English job interview. - See examples of phrases and vocabulary to use when you have to talk about yourself in English during a university interview. - Get an idea of how to best answer the question 'tell me about yourself' when you are asked this during an English speaking exam. - In business English, you will often be asked the question 'tell me about yourself' when talking to new colleagues at work. Learn how to best reply to this question in a business English environment. SUBSCRIBE to continue improving your English! https://goo.gl/UUQW8j See more free English lessons, including some helpful business English lessons, on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Describing People's Appearance in English - Visual Vocabulary Lesson Describing People's Appearance in English - Visual Vocabulary Lesson
11 months ago En
In this new visual vocabulary lesson, get useful phrases for describing people's appearance in English. You'll see a variety of words and phrases, with images, which you can use when describing appearance of people you know in clear, accurate English. Don't forget the vocabulary you learn in this lesson! Practice your speaking with a certified English teacher in a lesson today: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/about-our-online-english-teachers. Watch the full lesson with a script and quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/describing-appearance. Contents: 1. Describing Bodies 0:34 2. Describing Faces 3:11 3. Describing Hair 5:31 This lesson will help you: - Understand which adjectives you can use to describe bodies when talking about people's appearance. - Learn how to describe faces when describing people's appearance. - Get useful vocabulary for features like skin, shape, size, and more. - See how you can talk about hair when describing people's appearance. - Understand ways to describe hair length, style, color, and more. See more free English lesson on this topic and many more on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 - How to Answer IELTS Writing Academic IELTS Academic Writing Task 1 - How to Answer IELTS Writing Academic
11 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn how to answer IELTS academic writing task one questions. You can learn how to approach these questions and write your own answer. You’ll also see some useful tips to help you improve your IELTS writing score. In task one of the academic IELTS writing exam, you have to summarise and describe the information given to you in some kind of chart. You might have to summarise and describe a pie chart, a line graph, a bar chart, a table, a diagram, or even a map. Watch our lesson to learn how! Want feedback on your writing to prepare for the IELTS writing exam? We have teachers who are certified IELTS instructors. See how they can help you! https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/about-our-online-english-teachers. Contents: 1. Planning Your Answer 1:20 2. Starting Your Answer 5:30 3. Varying Sentence Structure 9:52 4. Combining Ideas 13:15 5. Precision of Language 14:50 This lesson will help you: - Plan your IELTS academic writing task one answer. - Understand how you can begin your answer in the IELTS writing academic task one. - Learn about different types of sentence structure you can use in the IELTS academic writing task. - Combine your ideas to create a well-written answer for the IELTS writing academic task 1 question. - Use precision of language to achieve your desired score in the academic IELTS writing task 1. - See a sample task question for the IELTS writing academic exam. - See a sample IELTS writing academic task one answer. See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
How to Use the Past Perfect Tense in English - English Grammar Lesson How to Use the Past Perfect Tense in English - English Grammar Lesson
11 months ago En
In this lesson, you can learn about the past perfect verb form. What does the past perfect mean? When do you need to use the past perfect? How do you use the past perfect verb tense correctly in a conversation? You’ll see the answers to these questions in this lesson. Do you want to improve your use of the past perfect? Get feedback from a teacher in a live online lesson: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/about-our-online-english-teachers. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/past-perfect-tense . Contents: 1. Past Perfect Basics 1:08 2. Using the Past Perfect Tense to Tell a Story 4:52 3. Using the Past Perfect in Conversation 7:08 4. When the Past Perfect is (Un)Necessary 9:59 This lesson will help you: - Understand what the past perfect is and the basics of how to use past perfect in English correctly. - Learn how to tell a story using the past perfect in English. - Use past perfect in English conversation correctly. - See examples of when you should use the past perfect and when it's unnecessary to use the past perfect in English. - Get the tools to form the past perfect tense correctly in your written and spoken English. See more free English lessons on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/free-english-lessons.
Prepositions of Place - Visual Vocabulary Lesson Prepositions of Place - Visual Vocabulary Lesson
2 years ago En
In this visual vocabulary lesson, you can learn about prepositions of place in English. You can see how to use several different prepositions and prepositional phrases to say where something is. Learn about prepositions of place through visual examples to help you better understand how to use them correctly. Let us know how you like this lesson in the comments! See the full version of this lesson and take the quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/prepositions-of-place. Want more practice? Get one-on-one training from a certified English teacher! Find out more: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/about-our-online-english-teachers. This lesson will help you: - Understand the meaning of prepositions of place in English like 'inside', 'beside', 'next to', 'among' and more! - Get examples of how you can use these prepositions of place correctly in an English sentence. - See visual examples of these prepositions of place. - Learn how to use prepositions of place correctly in spoken and written English. - See the difference between similar prepositions of place like 'over' and 'above', and 'below' and 'under'. - Get a clear understanding of when you can use these prepositions of place, such as in more conversational or general situations. Continue learning with our library of other free English lessons here: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/free-english-lessons.
5 Levels of English Grammar - How to Use Do in English 5 Levels of English Grammar - How to Use Do in English
2 years ago En
Welcome to Oxford Online English! In this English grammar and vocabulary lesson, you can learn all about how to use the verb 'do'. Go from level 1 to level 5 in difficulty and see how well you know how to use the verb 'do' in English. You'll see many different ways to use 'do', from basic beginner uses through to complex sentences using a range of advanced structures. Continue learning and improving and before you know it, the higher levels will become easier for you! Get some feedback from a teacher and keep improving: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/about-our-online-english-teachers. See the full version of this lesson on our website and take our free QUIZ to check your understanding: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/5-levels-english-grammar-do. Contents: Level 1 - 1:15 Level 2 - 3:49 Level 3 - 7:59 Level 4 - 11:01 Level 5 - 14:10 This lesson will help you: - Learn how to make statements, negatives and questions using do in English. - Understand the basic way to form a sentence using do. - Get an idea of how you can make sentences with do as an auxiliary verb. - Learn about using questions tags with do. - See how you can use do in English to form indirect questions correctly. - Learn more about when you should use 'do' and when you should use 'make' in a sentence. - See some examples of common phrases using do. - Learn advanced structures of using do in English with some conversational forms and other common phrases. See more free English lessons like this one on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
How to Talk about Football (Soccer) in English - Spoken English Lesson How to Talk about Football (Soccer) in English - Spoken English Lesson
2 years ago En
In this lesson you can learn how to talk about football in English. Do you play football? Do you watch football, or support a team? You can learn useful language to talk about who you support, talk about a football match, and more! Practice your conversation skills to become a better English speaker with our professional teachers! Find out how: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/about-our-online-english-teachers. See the full version of this free English lesson here: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/talk-about-football Contents: 1. Who do you support? 1:20 2. Talking about a football match 6:13 3. Talking about trophies and competitions 10:22 4. Talking about players and transfers 13:01 This lesson will help you: - Understand the basics of different football teams and how you can talk about football in English. - Explain which football team you support and give you useful vocabulary to talk about that team in English conversation. - Get an idea of how you can explain soccer in English and the different players to others. - Learn useful conversational phrases to talk about soccer in English. - Talk about a football match in English effectively. - Understand how to talk about trophies and competitions when discussing football in English. - Get useful phrases and vocabulary to describe football players and transfers that happen in football in English. Get more practice with our other free English lessons! See them here: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/free-english-lessons.
5 Levels of English Grammar - Using the Verb Be 5 Levels of English Grammar - Using the Verb Be
2 years ago En
What level are you? In this English grammar lesson, you can learn about using the verb ‘be’, and test your English grammar skills! Find the level you'd like to start from under 'Contents', or, start from the beginning and see how far you go! Are you a beginner? Or, are you a high-level English learner who’s been studying for years? This lesson will have something for you whatever your English level is. You’ll see many ways to use the verb ‘be’, from the most basic uses to complex structures. Do you want to improve to the next level? Find a teacher to help you get there! https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/about-our-online-english-teachers.  See the full version of this lesson on our website and take the free quiz: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/5-levels-english-grammar-be. Contents: Level 1 - 1:21 Level 2 - 2:34 Level 3 - 5:04 Level 4 - 6:45 Level 5 - 8:42  This lesson will help you: - Learn how to use be in English sentences. - Test your knowledge of using the verb be at 5 different levels. - Help you understand how to use be in different types of phrases. - See examples of incorrect ways to use be and how you can use it correctly. - Learn about all of the forms of be in: present, past, present contracted, past contracted, future, and perfect tenses. - Understand how be can be used in a variety of ways to express many different ideas in English. - Improve your understanding of be at 5 different levels of difficulty. See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Prepositions of Movement in English - Visual Vocabulary Lesson Prepositions of Movement in English - Visual Vocabulary Lesson
2 years ago En
In this lesson, you can learn about prepositions of movement, like ‘around’, ‘past’, ‘towards’, ‘through’ and more. Learn about these prepositions of movement with visual vocabulary to improve your level of understanding. Want more practice? Get help from a certified teacher to continue improving your vocabulary and grammar understanding: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/about-our-online-english-teachers. See the full version of the lesson here with text: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/prepositions-of-movement Contents: - Around 0:50 - Along 1:41 - Over/Under 2:52 - Across 4:18 - Through 4:50 - Towards 6:18 - Out of/Into 7:26 - Past 8:09 - Up 8:38 This lesson will help you: - Learn how to use different prepositions of movement in English correctly. - Understand the key differences of confusing prepositions of movement such as 'across' and 'through'. - Get an idea of the opposites of certain prepositions of movement such as 'out of' and 'into'. - Learn about these prepositions of movement with video and picture images throughout this free English lesson. - Feel more confident about English vocabulary for prepositions that describe movement so you can use them in your English speaking and writing correctly. Do you want to learn about another topic? We might have a lesson to help! Browse through our free lessons on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/free-english-lessons.
Complete Guide to English Modal Verbs - English Grammar Lesson Complete Guide to English Modal Verbs - English Grammar Lesson
2 years ago En
In this English video lesson, get the complete guide to English modal verbs. What are modal verbs? What do modal verbs do? Why do we need modal verbs? Get the answers to these questions and more from this lesson. See the full version of this lesson on our website including a quiz to check your understanding: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/english-modal-verbs-introduction Contents: 1. Modal Verb Basics 0:39 2. Meanings of Modals 4:04 3. Multiple Meanings of Modal Verbs 9:22 4. Semi-Modals 13:44 This lesson will: - Help you get a sense of what modal verbs in English are in general. - Give you a list of all of the modal verbs. - Give you a list of some semi-modal verbs and how you can use them in English. - Talk about the basics of modals in English. - Help you understand specific meanings of different English modal verbs. - Understand what semi-modal verbs are and how they are different from regular modal verbs in English. Do you want to improve your English grammar for work, an upcoming exam, or just general knowledge? We have certified English teachers who can help! Learn about them here: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/about-our-online-english-teachers. See more free English lessons like this one on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Balanced English Learning - Improve the Way You Study English Balanced English Learning - Improve the Way You Study English
2 years ago En
This lesson will give you tips on balanced English learning. This will help you improve the way you study English so you can reach your goals faster and more effectively. Many English learners have similar problems, and say the same things: "I’ve been studying for years, but I still can’t speak fluently!" "How can I remember vocabulary?" "How do I stop translating in my head?" In this video, we’ll talk about what it means to learn English, why so many learners have these problems, and what you can do to improve the way you study English and learn more effectively. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/balanced-english-learning Contents: 1. Balanced Learning 1:54 2. Practice Before Theory 3:52 3. Memorisation 8:45 4. Practice 14:11 This lesson will help you: - Understand how to implement a technique called balanced English learning to improve the way you study English. - Get examples of how you can balance the way you study English so you can learn English more effectively. - Understand how to use theory and how to use practice when you study English. - See examples of how you can study English and avoid translating in your head or simply learning vocabulary lists which you quickly forget. - Get examples of how memorisation can be used in English learning to improve the way you learn English. - Learn how to effectively practice what you've learned in English so you can better remember it and improve how you study English. - Get real-life examples and tools you can use to improve your English studies now! Anki: https://apps.ankiweb.net/ Study with a teacher: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/about-our-online-english-teachers. See more free English lessons: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/free-english-lessons.
Complex Sentences in English Writing - Learn How to Make Complex Sentences Complex Sentences in English Writing - Learn How to Make Complex Sentences
2 years ago En
In this lesson, you can learn how to make complex sentences of all types in English. Making complex sentences will help your English writing. By using a variety of complex sentence forms, your writing will become more versatile and elegant. Using a range of complex sentences in your writing is also important if you’re preparing for an English writing exam like IELTS, TOEFL, or FCE. See the full version of this lesson (with text) on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/make-complex-sentences. Contents: 1. Using -ing Participle Clauses 3:16 2. Using -ed Participle Clauses 6:14 3. Relative Clauses 8:24 4. Cleft Sentences (Focusing Sentences) 12:04 This lesson will help you: - Understand what complex sentences in English are. - Learn how you can form complex sentences in English using -ing participle clauses. - Get more information about how to use -ed participle clauses in English complex sentences. - Learn about relative clauses and how they are related to complex sentences in English. - See examples of many different types of sentences so you can get an idea of what complex sentences are and how you can use them correctly in your English writing and speaking. Linking Words for IELTS Writing: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/ielts-writing-linking-words-phrases. Tulip Mania: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tulip_mania. Try a discounted trial lesson with one of our teachers today: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/bookings/book-first-class.
How to Talk About Illness and Medicine in English How to Talk About Illness and Medicine in English
2 years ago En
In this lesson, you can learn how to talk about illness, medicine and healthcare in English. You’ll learn how to deal with a visit to the doctor’s office in English, how to talk about different healthcare systems, how to talk about going to hospital in English, and more. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/talk-about-illness-medicine Contents: 1. At the Doctor's Office 0:48 2. Prescribing Medicine and Giving Advice 3:26 3. How Healthcare Systems Work 6:43 4. In Hospital 10:26 5. Talking About Recovery 13:13 This lesson will help you: - Understand how you can communicate with a doctor in English if you have to go to the doctor's office. - Get useful phrases and vocabulary to talk about medicine in English. - Learn how healthcare systems work in English-speaking countries like the UK and US. - See what kinds of English phrases for the hospital you can use to communicate if you have to stay at a hospital in an English-speaking country. - Talk about recovery after an injury or illness in English with helpful vocabulary. - See example conversations people might have when talking about illness and medicine in English. Practice these phrases with a live teacher and get feedback now! https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/book-first-class. See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
How to Use Make and Do in English How to Use Make and Do in English
2 years ago En
In this lesson, you can learn how to use make and do through sample conversations and examples. You’ll see the differences between 'make’ and ‘do’, and all the meanings of each verb. You’ll also see phrasal verbs and collocations with ‘make’ and ‘do’. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/use-make-and-do. Contents: 1. Basic Ways to Use 'Do' and 'Make' 0:51 2. Make = Create Something 2:41 3. Make = Produce a Reaction 5:52 4. Do = Carry Out a Task 8:32 5. Do = Something/Anything/Everything/Nothing 6. Phrasal Verbs and Collocations 12:23 This lesson will help you: - Clarify any confusion you had about how to use make and do correctly in both speaking and writing. - Understand the basic ways to use the verbs make and do. - See examples of how you can use make to create something. - Learn how to use make to mean that a reaction was produced. - Get examples of how you can use do to mean 'carry out a task'. - See how you can use do with words like 'something', 'anything', 'nothing', and 'everything'. - Better understand how to use do and make in phrasal verb and collocation forms. Do you need more help with your grammar? Try a trial lesson with one of our certified online English teachers: http://bit.ly/book-trial-class. See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
IELTS Study Plan - Prepare for the IELTS Exam in 6 Steps IELTS Study Plan - Prepare for the IELTS Exam in 6 Steps
2 years ago En
In this lesson, you’ll see how to make a study plan to prepare for the IELTS exam. You’ll see a six-step plan which anyone can follow. You’ll learn how to prepare for the different parts of the IELTS exam, and you’ll also see useful books and resources to make your IELTS preparation easier and more effective. Help others prepare for the IELTS! Share a translation for this video in your own language here: http://www.youtube.com/timedtext_video?ref=share&v=kIhhe6N8eug. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/make-ielts-study-plan Contents: 1. Step One - Do a practice exam - 0:51 2. Step Two - Set daily time goals - 3:03 3. Step Three - Useful books and resources - 4:21 4. Step Four - Reading and listening - 7:34 5. Step Five - Writing - 9:07 6. Step Six - Speaking - 11:34 This lesson will help you: - Create a useful IELTS study plan. - Get information you need about the IELTS exam so you can start preparing now. - Understand what how you can best create an IELTS study plan with six steps. - Get examples of what you can do to prepare for IELTS in each step. - Get IELTS study resources you can use when you're preparing for the IELTS exam. - Understand how to manage your time to best create a study plan for IELTS. Useful Links: Get a teacher to help you succeed: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/bookings/book-first-class British Council sample IELTS practice tests (free): https://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/take-ielts/prepare/free-ielts-practice-tests Public IELTS scoring schemes for speaking and writing: https://takeielts.britishcouncil.org/teach-ielts/test-information/assessment Buy Cambridge IELTS practice test books (UK site): https://www.bookdepository.com/search?searchTerm=cambridge+ielts&search=Find+book Buy Cambridge Vocabulary in Use books (UK site): https://www.bookdepository.com/search?searchTerm=vocabulary+in+use&search=Find+book Buy Cambridge Grammar in Use books (UK site): https://www.bookdepository.com/search?searchTerm=grammar+in+use&search=Find+book
English Expressions to Talk About Love and Relationships English Expressions to Talk About Love and Relationships
2 years ago En
In this lesson, you’ll learn how to talk about love and relationships in English. You’ll learn how to talk about dating, getting engaged, good relationships, bad relationships and break-ups. You can see lots of useful vocabulary used in natural dialogues, and we’ll give you explanations to help you use this language clearly and naturally in your spoken English. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/talk-about-love. Contents: 1. Talking About Dating 0:49 2. Getting Engaged 04:10 3. Good Couples 06:40 4. Relationship Problems 09:53 5. Divorces and Break-Ups 12:09 This lesson will help you: - Learn useful phrases to talk about dating in English and getting to know someone at first. - Understand English expressions to use when people get engaged. - Get new vocabulary to talk about love and relationships in couples that have a good relationship. - Be able to express certain situations that come from problems in relationships. - See examples of ways to talk about break-ups and divorces in English. - Understand how these English expressions to talk about love and relationships can be used in general conversation. - See sample responses to these expressions in English conversation about love and relationships. Now you've learned some new vocabulary and phrases. Now what? Practice using them in conversation with a teacher! Book your first lesson now: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/bookings/book-first-class. Keep learning with more free English lessons on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Active Listening in English - Improve English Communication Skills Active Listening in English - Improve English Communication Skills
2 years ago En
In this lesson, you can learn about active listening to help improve your English listening and speaking skills. What is active listening? You’ll find out in detail in the rest of this lesson. You’ll see why listening is not just a passive skill, and how developing active listening skills will improve not only your English listening, but also your English communication skills more generally. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/active-listening. Contents: 1. What is Active Listening? 0:56 2. Simple Active Listening 3:39 3. Showing Emotion 5:26 4. Showing Incomprehension 8:45 This lesson will help you: - Understand what active listening is and how it can help your English communication. - Get examples of phrases you can use to show simple active listening in English conversation. - Learn how to show emotion when listening to others speak in conversation. - Show if you don't understand something using active listening techniques. - See examples of how to use active listening in real conversation. See more free lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/. Practice your active listening skills with one of our certified English teachers: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/bookings/book-first-class.
How to Use Have and Get in English - Improve English Grammar How to Use Have and Get in English - Improve English Grammar
2 years ago En
In this lesson, you can learn about the verbs ‘have’ and ‘get’. Do you know any other common meanings of ‘have’ or ‘get’? If you can, post the meaning and an example in the comments. You’ll see ten different meanings of ‘have’, and ten different meanings of ‘get’. You’ll also see examples, so you can learn to use the verbs ‘have’ and ‘get’ in English in different ways. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/use-have-get Contents: 1. Part 1 - 1:11 2. Part 2 - 3:37 3. Part 3 - 7:15 4. Part 4 - 9:28 5. Part 5 - 12:04 This lesson will help you: - Understand how you can use 'get' and 'have' in real English conversation. - See phrases with 'have' and phrases with 'get' which you can use in many different situations. - Learn how to use 'have' to talk about taking part in something, and 'get' for transportation. - See how 'have' can be used as an auxiliary verb. - Learn how you can use the word 'get' to mean 'receive'. - Get examples on how you can use 'have' to discuss eating and drinking. - Understand how you can use 'have' and 'get' to discuss illnesses. - Use 'have' and 'get' to describe understanding or finishing certain tasks. See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/. Take English lessons with the teachers! https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/about-our-online-english-teachers
How to Use British Slang - English Vocabulary Lesson How to Use British Slang - English Vocabulary Lesson
2 years ago En
In this lesson, you can learn about British slang. If I told you I was feeling knackered today, would you know I meant? If I asked you to buy some bog roll on your way home, would you know what I wanted? Confused? These are example of British slang, and they can be difficult for non-native speakers to understand and use correctly. But don’t worry, we’re going to help. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/british-slang. Contents: 1. Food Slang Phrases 1:06 2. Slang to Talk About People 3:23 3. Talking About Good/Bad Situations 6:24 4. Slang Phrases to Describe Emotions 9:48 This lesson will help you: - Understand the idea of British slang and what it is. - See sample conversations of how to use these British slang vocabulary words correctly. - Learn how to talk about situations involving food with food slang phrases. - Get useful phrases to use British slang to talk about people. - See how you can talk about good and bad situations using British slang. - Describe emotions using some British slang vocabulary. See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/. -
How to Make Small Talk in English - English Conversation Lesson How to Make Small Talk in English - English Conversation Lesson
2 years ago En
In this lesson, you can learn how to make small talk in English. You’ll learn how small talk can help you to connect with others around you, and you’ll see examples of common small talk conversation topics in dialogues. You’ll also see useful questions and tips you can use to make small talk in English. Do you have a similar approach to small talk, or are there differences? Let us know your thoughts in the comments, and share your ideas with English learners from all over the world! See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/how-to-make-small-talk. Contents: 1. What is Small Talk? 0:49 2. Small talk Topics: Where are you from? 3:49 3. Small Talk Topics: Free Time and Hobbies 6:19 4. Small Talk Topics: Family and Kids 8:45 5. Finding Things in Common 12:14 This lesson will help you: - Understand what small talk is and why people use small talk in English. - Get ideas of different topics you can use when you make small talk in English. - Learn useful phrases to make small talk about where you are from. - Find helpful vocabulary to make small talk about free time and hobbies when you make small talk. - Learn how to discuss your family and kids when you make small talk. - See examples of how you can talk about things you have in common when you make small talk in English. See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
6 Things to Stop Saying If You Want to Learn English 6 Things to Stop Saying If You Want to Learn English
2 years ago En
In this lesson, you’ll see six things we often hear from English learners we meet. We see them in YouTube comments. We hear them in classes. Do you want to learn English and make faster progress? Of course you do! This lesson will give you 6 things to stop saying now to improve the way you learn English! See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/things-stop-saying-learn-english. Contents: 1. It's too difficult 0:20 2. I understand 1:33 3. How do I...? 4:15 4. How long will it take me to...? 6:10 5. I can't 8:05 6. I want.../I need... 9:30 This lesson will help you to: - Understand six different phrases to stop saying. - Learn why it's important to change the way you speak to improve English. - Get a list of unhelpful words and phrases we at OOE often hear students say. - Understand better ways to approach these situations if you want to learn English. - See what you can say instead to learn English more efficiently. See more free English lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/
How to Talk About TV Shows in English - Spoken English Lesson How to Talk About TV Shows in English - Spoken English Lesson
2 years ago En
In this lesson, you’ll learn how to talk about TV and TV shows in English. Talking about TV in English can help you in spoken English situations such as English conversations and English speaking exams. Do you watch TV? How and where? What kind of TV shows do you like or dislike? You’ll see how to answer these questions and more in clear, detailed English. Can you describe a TV show you really like? Say what kind of show it is, what it’s about, and why you like it. Put your answer in the comments, and you can get some feedback and corrections! See the full version of this lesson with a free quiz on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/how-to-talk-about-tv. Contents: 1. Talking About TV Habits 0:55 2. Different Ways to Watch TV 4:19 3. How to Describe a TV Show 8:46 4. Talking About a TV Show You Dislike 13:17 With the help of this lesson, you will be able to: - Explain how often you watch TV and what your habits are when you watch TV. - Talk about the different methods available to watch TV and which one(s) you use. - Improve how you talk about TV and TV shows in English by getting new phrases and vocabulary to describe a TV show in English. - Learn helpful words to talk about TV shows which you dislike. - Increase your ability to have conversation about TV shows in English in many different English situations. See more free lessons like this, along with other helpful resources and teachers to help you improve: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
How to Pronounce Most Difficult Words in English How to Pronounce Most Difficult Words in English
2 years ago En
In this lesson, you’ll learn how to pronounce difficult words in English. You’ll see what makes some words difficult to pronounce in English, and how you can train your pronunciation so that you can pronounce all of these words easily! Don't forget to leave us a comment and tell us which other words you find difficult to pronounce! Here's a challenge for you. Read this sentence aloud, as fast as you can: 'The Worcestershire rural brewery queue is the sixth longest in the world.’ Could you read the sentence quickly and fluently? There are many difficult words to pronounce in this sentence. After this lesson you be able to pronounce these and other difficult words in English. See the full version of this lesson on our website and take the QUIZ to check your understanding! https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/pronounce-difficult-english-words Contents: 1. World 1:18 2. Sixth 5:48 3. Rural 12:16 4. Queue 18:02 5. Worcestershire 19:51 This lesson will help you: - Understand how to position your tongue to better pronounce difficult in words in English. - Learn the phonetics of some of the most difficult words to pronounce in English. - Get useful examples of how exactly to pronounce some of these difficult words. - See how these words can help you with other difficult words in English. - Get good practice and become more comfortable with these and other difficult words to pronounce in English. Continue to practice your pronunciation and more on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/
How to Summarise a Text in English - Improve English Reading Skills How to Summarise a Text in English - Improve English Reading Skills
2 years ago En
In this lesson, you can learn how to read and summarise a text. Summarising a text is a vital skill for your English reading. If you can’t make a short, clear summary of the main ideas of a text, then you almost certainly haven’t understood it fully. Understanding what you read in English isn’t just about the words; it’s about understanding the ideas, how they’re organised, and which ideas are more or less important. Here, you’ll see some strategies you can use to improve your English reading, read faster, and improve your reading comprehension. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/how-to-summarise-text. Contents: 1. Finding the Main Idea 1:27 2. Separating General Ideas from Details 4:23 3. Identifying Key Words 8:33 This lesson will help you: - Get real examples of text and how you can find the main idea when you summarise a text in English. - Learn how to separate the general ideas from the details when you summarise a text in English. - Identify key words in English texts to help improve your English reading skills. - Get useful tips and tricks to summarise a text in English and help you improve your reading and comprehension. See more free lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
Improve English Study Habits with High and Low-Intensity Practice Improve English Study Habits with High and Low-Intensity Practice
2 years ago En
Here’s a question: do you want to improve your English vocabulary, or learn to understand native speakers better? Of course you do! Don't forget to share your own ideas for high and low-intensity English practice in the comments! In this lesson, you’ll see a study technique which can help improve English study habits and help you to learn English more efficiently. Make real, deep progress over time. You’ll see a mistake which many English learners make, and how you can avoid it. See the full version of this lesson on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/improve-english-study-habits. Contents: 1. Listening 4:12 2. Reading 9:15 3. Making a Study Plan 11:59 This lesson will help you: - Understand what high-intensity practice is when learning, and how you can use it to improve your English Study Habits. - Learn about low-intensity practice with learning and how that can also help your English study habits improve. - Get some tips on both high and low-intensity practice when it comes to reading. - See examples of high and low-intensity practice you can use to improve your listening English study habits. - Put together a sample study plan you can use each day to improve your English study habits. See more helpful lessons like this on our website: https://www.oxfordonlineenglish.com/.
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