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How To Use Podcasts To Improve Your English Pronunciation

How To Use Podcasts To Improve Your English Pronunciation

Author bio: Alastair Budge is the founder of Leonardo English and the host of English Learning for Curious Minds, a podcast for intermediate-advanced English learners. Introduction to pronunciation Pronunciation is one of those skills in English that can seem like a...

Brain Idioms

Let me pick your brain.  The human brain is truly amazing. And today I will share with you 10 amazing English phrases, like 'pick your brain' that include the word brain.  So get your brain into gear and let’s go! Pick Your Brain Meaning To pick someone’s brains means...

50 Phrasal Verbs PDF

What is a phrasal verb PDF?  A phrasal verb is a phrase consisting of a verb plus something else, such as an adverb, a preposition or both.  We've share 50 phrasal verbs in our free PDF (document) that you can download by subscribing to our mailing list right here!...

Money Idioms, sayings and phrases with pdf

Money Idioms, sayings and phrases with pdf

What is an idiom?  An idiom is a figure of speech that helps you to describe a situation without using the literal vocabulary.  It’s a great way to add colour and interest to your language and to sound more natural when speaking English.  You can find out more in our...

What is a smilie?

What is a smilie?

Introduction to similes If you’re wondering ‘What’s a simile?’ then you’re in the right place.  In this lesson, we’ll cover: what does simile mean; you’ll get a list of 100 simile examples; as well as simile definitions and simile meanings.  We’ll describe the...

Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions

A free English lesson on Christmas Traditions Sign up to get your free download of the Christmas tradition lesson notes.

The 5 Best English Pronunciation Courses online

The 5 Best English Pronunciation Courses online

What makes the best English pronunciation course? Let’s face it, there are a lot of English pronunciation courses available online nowadays.  A number of the big YouTube teachers have released pronunciation courses and as online learning has become more popular, big...

What is an idiom?

What is an idiom?

Table of Contents What is an idiom (idiom definition)  Figurative language vs. literal language What is the difference between an idiom, a metaphor and a simile Why are idioms important Are idioms formal or informal How to use idioms properly How many idioms are there...

How to be fluent in English in 1 month

How to be fluent in English in 1 month

Interview about fluency with our co-founder In this article, our Head Teacher, Anna sits down with her co-founder, Nick to talk about his experience of learning languages and top tips for getting fluent in English. Q. So Nick, tell me about your language learning...

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