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15 Holiday Phrases: Christmas phrasal verbs

 

The holiday season is in full swing! It’s a perfect time to learn and practice conversational phrases commonly used during this time of year. In this lesson, I’ll share 15 holiday phrasal verbs and we’ll practice using them together.


Phrases used in this lesson:

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Common English Phrases: 7 Expressions for Making Plans in English

 

In this lesson, I'll show you how to say 7 really common English phrases native English speakers use all the time when making plans. We’ll practice connected speech, reductions and contractions to help you improve your pronunciation and sound more natural when you speak.

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Avoid These Words in Casual English Conversation

 

Have you noticed that there’s a difference in words used in written English vs. words used in spoken English?

Especially in academic writing and literature, the language used is more formal.

Whereas the words and sentences used in daily, casual conversation are simpler and more...

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How to Sound Natural in English

 

Don't miss my FREE, 3-part training series, OWN YOUR ENGLISH. You'll learn how to speak clearly, sound more natural and finally feel confident and comfortable in English. Click here to start training session 1 now.

My students often ask me, “How can I sound more natural when I...

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Phrasal Verbs and Idioms with WRAP

 

In this lesson, you'll learn 6 common idioms and phrasal verbs with the word "wrap." We will also practice linking and past tense pronunciation.

Be sure to check out this lesson as well for smoother conversations during this festive time of year: 10 Phrases for Better Holiday Conversations

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Confusing English Homonyms: Do these words really sound the same? ๐Ÿค”โ“

 

Homonyms in English can be confusing. 

Homonyms are words sound the same, even though they are spelled differently and have completely different meanings.

To make things even more confusing, several of the very common homonyms you may have learned about are actually FALSE HOMONYMS!

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16 Common Idioms for Current Conversations | Pandemic Idioms ๐Ÿ˜ท๐Ÿ˜ท

 

It’s our main topic of conversation right now. The Virus. The Pandemic. The Lockdown. The Quarantine. In this lesson you’ll learn 16 conversational idioms you’re likely hearing from friends and coworkers that you may wish to use yourself to describe what’s happening in...

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Be More Professional- Don't Say This at Work! โŒ

Words are extremely powerful.

The words we use can impact how others see us: strong or weak, certain or uncertain, trustworthy or untrustworthy, confident or unconfident…

In this lesson I’ll share 10 phrases to avoid around the office as well as suggestions of stronger words to use...

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How to Politely End a Conversation in English

You're having a wonderful back-and-forth conversation with your colleague. You've shared some interesting banter but now you need to get back to work.

Or perhaps you're having a completely draining exchange with that annoying guy from across the hall and you're desperate to escape.

Either...

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Sound Warm and Natural with these American English Greetings

Hey! How are ya?

Hi! How’s it goin?

Hey there! How ya been?

These are all examples of common greetings in American English. Greetings are typically the first words we speak when we see someone and they set the tone for our interactions. It's not just WHAT you say when you greet...

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