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Episode 10

It's Sarah's first day. Philip and Marcia show her around.

Do the preparation task first. Then watch the video and do the exercises. You can also read the transcript.



Language level

Intermediate: B1
Upper intermediate: B2


 yes,I like it.

1)What does this means "So you don’t hot desk here?"
2)"Some people bring it in". Does this phrase means they bring packed lunch?

Thank you for help and Arjuomenm clarify lessons Aktar in the way of writing correctly for Aúnini of suffer from this problem, especially by writing and writing a story and thanked.

Wow!!! Really helpful :) Greetings from Peru.

hello everyone, i think to improve for english, you should speak english more and more to develop skill speak english,thanks

hello! i like this website and i want improve  my conversation and i will be happy to get someone help me. thanks

Sorry, but I don't know why i can't watch the video?
Can you help me. Tks

dear sir ,
i graduated in commerce but i am weak to speak fluent in english so could you suggest me what i will do for that and improve my speaking skills lot of time when i speak to people  hestiate to speak in english but i understand each and every thing .

Hello yousaf,

This is a question which we are often asked, and my answer is always the same: to develop fluency in English the most important thing which you can do is to speak English as often as possible. Obviously, to do this a partner is useful, so think about the people you know and consider if any of them could be a practice partner for you. Perhaps you know someone else who is also learning English and who would like to practise with you, or perhaps you know some people who do not speak your language but do speak English. However, even if you do not have anyone with whom you can practise, you can always practise alone. Just speaking English to yourself while you are at home, going about your normal daily activities, can help a great deal with your fluency and can help you to feel more confident, which will help you to cut down your hesitating.

You can also use the audio and video materials here on LearnEnglish to improve your fluency. After doing the exercises, try listening with the transcript (listening and reading). Then try saying the text yourself, and finally try saying it with (and at the same speed as) the recording. This will help you to develop speed in your speech, which is a key component of fluency.  You'll also pick up a lot of language as chunks - words which are often used together in set phrases - which you can use to communicate with less hesitation.

I hope those ideas are useful.

Best wishes,



The LearnEnglish Team