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Intrepid English Podcast
4 minutes | 5 days ago
How It Started / How It's Going
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/how-it-started-how-its-going/ Have you seen the popular meme on social media showing two images; a vintage photo and its modern-day version? Well, the Intrepid English Teachers and I decided to join in to give you all an update on what we've been up to and what you can look forward to this year.
10 minutes | 12 days ago
Should I take the IELTS or the TOEIC exam?
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/should-i-take-the-ielts-or-the-toeic-exam/ English learners are often required to pass standardised exams in order to be accepted onto a university course in which English is used or to get a promotion at work. Two of the most popular exams taken by learners of English today are the IELTS and TOEIC exams. All of these exams are designed to assess your level of English in four areas; reading, writing, listening and speaking. However, there are many differences between these exams. If you are trying to decide which of these two exams you should take, you will find this podcast useful.
11 minutes | 19 days ago
When To Use Commas
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/commas/ One of the reasons that commas are confusing for English learners is that there are four different types of commas: The listing comma, the joining comma, the gapping comma, and bracketing commas. In today's podcast, Intrepid English Teacher Jo explains when to use commas in English.
5 minutes | a month ago
Business English Idioms - Part Three
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/business-english-idioms/ Welcome to part three of our Business English Idioms series! We’ve compiled this list of some of the most common workplace idioms to help you understand your colleagues and fit seamlessly into any workplace. All of the idioms are included in our Business English Basics course that you can find in the Intrepid English Academy. Enjoy!
4 minutes | a month ago
Presentations - Part One
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/presentations-part-1/ Over the last decade of teaching presentations skills to my students, I have seen even the most nervous and reluctant individuals transform into competent presenters, delivering compelling presentations. With the right guidance and a lot of practice, I am confident that anyone can improve their skills and become an effective presenter. In today's podcast, I'll tell you how!
8 minutes | a month ago
International Women's Day
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/international-womens-day-and-whales/ March 8th is International Women's Day. In today's podcast, Intrepid English Teacher Jo explains 'whataboutism', the importance of International Women's Day, and why women's rights need support.
5 minutes | a month ago
Prepositions For Giving Directions
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/prepositions-for-giving-directions/ Giving and receiving directions in English can be challenging for many English learners. Whether you are travelling in an English-speaking country, telling a colleague how to get from the train station to your office or helping some lost tourists in your city, it is essential that you use the correct prepositions in your directions as any mistakes might lead to a wrong turn. In this week's episode of the Intrepid English Podcast, we will look at some of the most common direction phrases in English. Try to memorise the correct preposition or prepositions within each phrase.
8 minutes | 2 months ago
Countable and Uncountable Nouns
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/countable-and-uncountable-nouns/ Nouns can be countable or uncountable. Countable nouns are the name of separate objects, people, etc, which we can count; they have singular and plural forms. Uncountable nouns are nouns which we do not see as separate, and which we cannot count; they do not have plural forms. Learn about the difference between countable and uncountable nouns in today's podcast with Intrepid English Teacher Tom!
6 minutes | 2 months ago
Adjectives Ending In -ed And -ing
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/adjectives-ending-in-ed-and-ing/ I have been asked many times about the difference between adjectives ending in –ed and –ing. Many students find these two categories of adjectives difficult to master. The rules are relatively simple, all you need is a little practice.
5 minutes | 2 months ago
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/love-idioms/ With Valentine's Day just around the corner, in the spirit of love and romance, this week on the Intrepid English Blog (and Podcast), we decided to take a look at five love idioms and their meanings. At the end, there is a mini quiz to test your understanding.
9 minutes | 2 months ago
Phrasal Verbs With Cut
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/phrasal-verbs-with-cut/ A phrasal verb consists of a root verb (such as go, put or set) and an adverb or preposition (such as away, on or out). Phrasal verbs are idiomatic, which means that the phrasal verb has a different meaning to the individual words within the phrase. In today's podcast, Intrepid English Teacher Thomas explains the meanings of eight common phrasal verbs containing the verb cut.
6 minutes | 2 months ago
Top Ten Vocabulary Words of 2020
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/top-ten-vocabulary-words-of-2020/ For those of you that follow us on our social media channels, you will know that every Wednesday on our Instagram, we post a new vocabulary word. Kicking off 2021, we decided to take a look back at ten of our favourite and most relevant Instagram vocabulary posts of 2020. Have you heard these words before? Listen to find out!
5 minutes | 3 months ago
Are You Using These English Words Correctly?
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/commonly-confused-english-words-part-3/ Assume or presume? Lose or loose? Lay or lie? Are you using these commonly confused English words correctly? This is the third instalment of the Commonly Confused English Words series which explains the difference between pairs of often confused words in English.
4 minutes | 3 months ago
Phrasal Verbs With Run
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/phrasal-verbs-with-run/ Phrasal verbs are used all the time in English. A phrasal verb is a verb (such as run, send or hang) with a preposition (such as up, on or under). With the recent lockdowns, many of us have been getting out and about and keeping active with daily runs or walks. Today, we will look at four phrasal verbs with the verb ‘run’ and their meanings. Enjoy!
5 minutes | 3 months ago
More Commonly Confused English Words
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/commonly-confused-english-words2/ Your or you're? Proceed or precede? Stationary or stationery? Join Intrepid English Teacher Gemma in today's podcast, as she discusses some more commonly confused English words.
15 minutes | 3 months ago
Welcome to Intrepid English, Jo!
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/welcome-to-intrepid-english-jo/ For our first podcast of 2021, our founder Lorraine spoke to one of the newest teachers to join the team, Jo! Listen to find out all about her vast experience of teaching English all over the world, her love for sailing, and what she loves most about being an English teacher. Add Jo as a friend in the Intrepid English Community: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/members/josephine/ Walk and Talk with Jo on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRkgIa6ggJo
9 minutes | 3 months ago
Have Fun, Earn Badges, and Get FREE English Lessons!
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/have-fun-earn-badges-and-get-free-lessons/ If you have been into the Intrepid English Community recently, you have probably seen some intriguing colourful badges. We want to encourage our Intrepid English learners to learn consistently, because that's when they make the most progress in English. That's why these badges are worth points. And those points can be used to buy English lessons. In today's podcast, Maddox will guide you through the Intrepid Badges so you can start learning and earning!
8 minutes | 4 months ago
Modern British Food
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/modern-british-food/ Modern British food comes from centuries of travellers returning from abroad with different kinds of food and recipes. Additionally, because of our history as colonisers, we have citizens originating from all over the world who now call Britain their home. This means that our modern-day British food has many global influences and we are not afraid to mix it up. In today's podcast, Jo talks about some popular dishes in modern day Britain. Enjoy!
6 minutes | 4 months ago
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/relative-clauses/ "When should I use 'which', 'who' and 'that'?" If you have wondered about this, you are certainly not alone. Today, I'm going to explain to you the meaning and usage of relative clauses. A relative clause contains the pronouns who, which, whose, that or whom.
6 minutes | 4 months ago
A Christmas Gift From Intrepid English
Accompanying blog post: https://intrepidenglish.co.uk/a-christmas-gift-from-intrepid-english/ In today's podcast, Kate explains all about how you can get your hands on an Intrepid English gift voucher this Christmas. PLUS how to enter our exclusive social media Christmas competition to win a FREE monthly membership worth £150! You won't want to miss out on this one! Enter the competition on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intrepidenglish/?hl=en Or Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/intrepidenglish
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