Jack and Rich are talking about money and bargains in this week's Premier Skills English Podcast. Have a listen and learn lots of words and phrases connected to money as they talk about haggling at the market! Are you good at haggling?
Jack and Rich are talking about money and bargains in this weeks

Talking about money

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This week we've often said that the only way to improve your writing is through practice! But what can you write about? Here's one of my favourite resources - 301 prompts from the New York Times on every topic you can imagine! Choose the topics that interest you, read the articles, then try writing your own essays! It will really help!

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This week weve often said that the only way to improve your

301 Prompts for Argumentative Writing

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We've been looking at writing all week, and one of the most popular questions we had was about how to build vocabulary to help write better essays. Check out these 'Six amazing websites that make your writing stronger' from Cristina Cabal - they can really help you find the right words for any task!

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Weve been looking at writing all week and one of the most

Six Amazing Websites that Make Your Writing Stronger

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With more than 50 free podcasts to choose from, and interactive exercises to help you practise the language you hear, our podcasts are a great way to improve your listening skills! Check them all out here!

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We've reached the end of another week on Understanding IELTS, our #FreeOnlineCourse! This week we've been looking at writing, and in this video we look back over some of the highlights and share some tips.
If you haven't joined the course yet, there's still time! Just click here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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Weve reached the end of another week on Understanding IELTS our FreeOnlineCourse

Video review of Week 4 - Understanding IELTS - British Council

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Sophia's back with another YouTube video! This week she shares three great tips to help you learn English better! Watch and then tell us if you do any of the things she suggests. Don't forget to share your tips in the comments.

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Sophias back with another YouTube video This week she shares three great

Three tips for learning a language

In this video Sophia shares three tips for learning a language that have helped her. Watch and then try them for yourself! If you have any more tips, share t...

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Do you want to improve your reading skills, but you're not sure where to begin? Check out our latest video for some useful tips! Do you have any good tips you'd like to share with us? Tell us in the comments!

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Do you want to improve your reading skills but youre not sure

How to improve your reading skills

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In this week's podcast, you can win next season's kit from your favourite Premier League team! Just find the answer to this puzzle and send your competition answers here: [ Britishcouncil.org Link ]
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We've been looking at writing skills this week, and writing good emails is one of the most important skills we all need! Check out these nine lessons to learn everything you need to know!

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Weve been looking at writing skills this week and writing good emails

English for Emails

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It's Friday! That means it's time for some great new UK music on The Selector – British Council! This week we have Zola Blood live in session, plus music from The Cribs, Wolf Alice, FEMME, Fujiya & Miyagi, The Horrors, Oh Wonder, Izzi Dunn, Tuff London In The Mix and much more! Listen and let us know what you think!
Have a great weekend!

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Its Friday That means its time for some great new UK music

The Selector w/ Zola Blood & Tuff London

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If you're a business professional and you need to work on your English, take a look at Business Magazine on our LearnEnglish – British Council website! Our articles can help you become a better professional by providing you with the language you need for work!
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If youre a business professional and you need to work on your

Business Magazine

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Okay, so we've looked at different kinds of essays, but one of the most important steps in writing a good essay is having a good plan! Try out these tools to help you!
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Okay so weve looked at different kinds of essays but one of

Essay Map

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Looking for more practice in essay writing? Just follow the advice in these activities!
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You'd be ✨surprised✨ at how useful these 'language tips' from the Macmillan dictionary blog are - they help you improve your vocabulary, and also give you other words you can use which mean the same thing!!! ☺ Before reading it can you think of any other words that mean ✨surprised✨ ???
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Youd be surprised at how useful these language tips from the Macmillan

Language tip of the week: surprised | Macmillan Dictionary Blog

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Find out your English level with our free test! Click on the picture, answer 25 questions and when you finish, you'll be told your approximate English level from A1 to B2+! Try it and let us know how you get on!
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We're looking at writing this week, and in writing it's especially important to make sure your grammar is accurate. If you're ever unsure, don't worry! You can find all the answers you need fast in our Quick Grammar section, or dig deeper and get lots of practice with our full grammar reference!
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Were looking at writing this week and in writing its especially important

Quick Grammar

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We had a lot of questions on Facebook Live today about how to organise and structure a good essay. Check out this useful guide to writing clear paragraphs, effective topic sentences to help you!

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We had a lot of questions on Facebook Live today about how

Academic Writing Module

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It's the time of year when lots of us start thinking about going on holiday ... so it's the perfect time to watch this lesson from The English Game on checking into a hotel! Have you ever checked into a hotel in English? Did you have any problems?

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Its the time of year when lots of us start thinking about

Checking in

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It can be hard to improve your writing without a teacher to help you, but in this podcast, Jack and Rich share five tips that will soon get you writing more fluently and more accurately!
It can be hard to improve your writing without a teacher to

Five tips to improve your writing skills

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