The correct answer to yesterday's quiz was (b) get rid of. Did you get it right? If you get rid of someone, you make them go away...in this play by murdering them! Find out more in our free Exploring English: Shakespeare course, starting Monday: bit.ly/Shakespeare4

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Have you signed up for our free online course, Exploring English: Shakespeare yet? Improve your English language skills by looking at the life and works of William Shakespeare and his enduring popularity. It starts Monday 27 February, so click here to join: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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How good is your knowledge of everyday English idioms? Try this quiz from Cristina Cabal to find out!

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A Quiz: 25 Common Idioms that you Really Need to Know

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The answer to yesterday's quiz was (c) Shall. Did you get it right? Watch the full video here: bit.ly/StartingOut8
_____ we get a sandwich?
a) W̶o̶u̶l̶d̶ ̶y̶o̶u̶ ̶l̶i̶k̶e̶
b) D̶o̶ ̶y̶o̶u̶ ̶w̶a̶n̶t̶
c) Shall ✔

We use 'shall we...' for suggestions and invitations like this. You can also use 'would you like' and 'do you want', but with both of those you need to use 'to' - 'would you like to...
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Don't miss our first ever Facebook Live broadcast tomorrow! The Understanding IELTS educators will be here to answer all your questions and share lots of tips and resources to help you get the best results in your IELTS test!
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The answer to yesterday's quiz was (c) in. Did you get it right?
Does this shirt come __ different colours?
a) a̶s̶
b) f̶o̶r̶
c) in ✔
We use 'in' to ask about different colours or sizes - for example, 'do you have it in yellow?' or 'do you have it in (a) size 8?'
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Shopping in a boutique

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Improve your English language skills by looking at the life and works of William Shakespeare and his enduring popularity in our fantastic, free online course. It starts Monday 27 February, so click here to find out more: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Exploring English: Shakespeare - Free online course

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Magic, murder, ambition and more! Macbeth is perhaps Shakespeare's most exciting play! Watch our video and try the practice activities to learn more: bit.ly/LETeensMacbeth
Then sign up for our fantastic free course, Exploring English: Shakespeare - [ Bit.ly Link ] It starts next week - don't miss it!

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Shakespeare - Macbeth

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_____ we get a sandwich?
a) Would you like
b) Do you want
c) Shall

Do you know the answer? Join Sammy and Julia as they try again to go for something to eat together: [ Bit.ly Link ]
The last time, Sammy forgot to bring any money...will things go better this time? :-)

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What makes a good teacher? Gemma and Jack have very different ideas about that... practise your speaking skills with this great video where they discuss their opinions.

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Different opinions

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Do you know when it's appropriate to say namaste? Do you find things just get lost in translation? Prove your knowledge of world languages with our quiz

Travel quiz: languages of the world

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21 February is International Mother Language Day! We'd like to know what your favourite words are in your mother tongue or tongues and what they mean in English! Tell us in the comments!
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Does this shirt come __ different colours?
a) as
b) for
c) in

Shopping for clothes in another language can be tough! Watch The English Game to learn lots of useful phrases to help you get exactly what you want: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Shopping in a boutique

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Improve your speaking skills with these speaking activities from our ESOL Nexus | British Council website! They're full of lots of useful practice in everyday English!

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Speaking | ESOL Nexus

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Are you ever unsure how to pronounce a word or phrase? This great tool links to thousands of videos on YouTube where you can hear real examples of people saying any word you can think of! Try this one for example: Worcestershire - bit.ly/2gaGj4P
You can choose British, American or Australian, and every video comes with extra tips and practice. Try it and see for yourself!

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Improve Your English Pronunciation

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