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Most Common English Words

 flag 5 Stars by a Britlisher in France

Rating added: Tuesday, 25th January 2022

If you learn just 4,015 British English words, you will be able to understand 90% of normal, everyday conversations in British English. You will also be able to understand most written material such as that found in newspapers, magazines, and Internet articles. After years of extensive research using the latest technology to access lists of mill...


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Vowel in Tree / iː /

 flag 5 Stars by a Britlisher in Somalia

Rating added: Sunday, 16th January 2022

Master the Vowel in Tree / iː / with this English Pronunciation Activation Pack. The biggest problem for students is hearing and producing the difference between the long vowel / iː / and the short vowel / ɪ /. These two sounds are next to each other on the IPA chart and are thus very similar. The difference is one of length, and the Pronunciati...


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Past Perfect Continuous - GA11

 flag 5 Stars by a Britlisher in Spain

Rating added: Sunday, 2nd January 2022

Regular verbs form their past tense by adding ed. Irregular verbs have a past tense form that you must learn individually. Remember, too, that the continuous aspect of the past tense is marked by the auxiliary verb be plus the ing form of a verb. If you see the verb be followed by an ing form, it’s the continuous aspect. Verb to be plus in...


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High Flight

 flag 5 Stars by a Britlisher in Spain

Rating added: Sunday, 2nd January 2022

This most famous of poems about flying is mostly known and remembered for the first and last lines: Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth, Put out my hand, and touched the face of God. I use this poem in this lesson to help you with your pronunciation, your vocabulary, your understanding of the British English IPA chart symbo...


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The Example

 flag 5 Stars by a Britlisher in the United Kingdom

Rating added: Friday, 24th December 2021

A poem from the Welsh poet, W.H. Davies (1871-1940) to help you with your pronunciation and the rhythm of English through British English IPA transcripts. ...


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Blood Idioms and Expressions

 flag 5 Stars by a Britlisher in Venezuela

Rating added: Thursday, 22nd July 2021

Blood is the vital fluid found in humans and other animals. There are many expressions in English that use the word blood. The expressions in this lesson include get blood out of a stone, blood is thicker than water, bloodshed, cold-blooded, in cold blood, hot-blooded, blood up, blood boils, blueblood, fresh blood, new blood, half-blood, run in ...


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5WH Questions

 flag 5 Stars by a Britlisher in Pakistan

Rating added: Friday, 16th July 2021

Using the question words what, why, when, where, who and how, is the easiest way to get all the information you need about any subject. This lesson explains in detail how to use these interrogatives, subject and object sentences, adverb questions, why questions, indirect questions, polite requests, rhetorical questions, useful English g...


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Better than Nothing

 flag 5 Stars by a Britlisher in Croatia

Rating added: Thursday, 17th June 2021

There is a group of words in English which I will call the *thing words. These words are anything, something, everything, and nothing. If I’ve learned anything about them, I’ve learned that they cause confusion for students, so I thought I ought to make a lesson to tell you ev...


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Aspects and Tenses - GA1

 flag 5 Stars by a Britlisher in Slovakia

Rating added: Saturday, 6th February 2021

Welcome to the first in my series of Grammar Activation Packs at Britlish.com. Together, the Grammar Activation Packs combine to provide you with a clear overview of English grammar in use. When I teach grammar to my students, I first teach them what I call the three keys to English grammar. The three keys are the three verbs,&nbs...


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Comfy, Comfier, Comfiest

 flag 5 Stars by a Britlisher in Brazil

Rating added: Monday, 25th January 2021

Comfortable is not an easy word to say, is it? While comfortable only has 3 syllables, many students try to use 4. Comfortable is so uncomfortable a word to pronounce that in 1829 someone decided that it might be better to use only the first syllable and a -y suffix. The informal word comfy was born and what a...


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