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  1. Bestival Scene 1 Language Focus

    Rob talks about verb patterns and explains how some verbs are used together. Exercise Download Support Pack (590KB) Watch the video and then complete the Task s. Exercise Connected Discourses › Grammar: word order in sentences Verb: Main Verbs › Grammar: ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:31 - 64 comments

  2. Loch Ness Scene 1- Language Focus

    Rob talks about using past and present verb forms with 'if', in what we call 'conditional sentences'. Exercise Download Support Pack (585KB)  Watch the video and then do the tasks. Exercise   Intermediate: B1 Exercise     ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:30 - 44 comments

  3. Series 03 Episode 08

    Jamie has a surprise for Carolina, who is already quite excited about her new job. Meanwhile, Rob and Adam have been waiting patiently since the last episode to talk about queuing. Download audio 5MB (right click & save) While you listen Elementary Po ...

    editor_english - 4 May 2018 - 07:35 - 209 comments

  4. Problem Questions: Listen

    Writing_for_a_Purpose-What_is_a_Problem_Question.mp3 What is a Problem Question? Try the following task to learn more about Problem Questions. Listen to the discussion between a student (S) and a lecturer (L) and use the words given to fill in the blanks. ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:39 - 6 comments

  5. Writing for English

    If you are studying English at university and need to write assignments, essays, etc., then these pages can help! The discipline of English is the academic study of the English language and literature produced in it. This often involves analysis of differ ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:40 - 7 comments

  6. Apple turnover

    How do you make an apple turnover? ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:40 - 376 comments

  7. Explanations: Vocabulary

    Here are some groups of words that commonly occur in Explanations, with examples from different disciplines. Click on Instructions for more information about the format. The tasks that follow will help you work with some of these word groups. Describing l ...

    editor_english - 9 Apr 2018 - 14:30 - 11 comments

  8. Oxford Scene 1- Language Focus

    Rob the teacher talks about using imperatives to give directions and ways of recording new vocabulary to help you remember it. Study Skills Read the statements about recording vocabulary and decide if they are true or false. Exercise Download Support Pack ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:24 - 77 comments

  9. Body parts 1

    Do these exercises to learn words for parts of the body. Exercise Have you ever broken your arm or leg? What happened? Exercise Exercise Exercise parts of the body Beginner: A1 Exercise Exercise ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:52 - 65 comments

  10. My two cats

    Do you know that cats' characters can change? Find out more from Dave about his two cuddly cats whose personalities vary with the countries they live in. Download audio 2.7MB (right click & save) Before you listen We suggest you do the preparatio ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:49 - 127 comments

  11. Market research techniques

    Do you know the techniques you can use for doing market research? What differences are involved in doing qualitative research as opposed to collecting quantitative data? 1 Companies carry out Market Research to gather and analyse data to understand and ex ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:38 - 25 comments

  12. Business and ethics

    The primary goal of a company may be to make money but some companies nowadays also recognise that they have a responsibility towards the society in which they operate. Case study – James Carston, Fine Shirtmakers Set up in the 1920s by James Carston, a M ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:38 - 27 comments

  13. Hospital Scene 1

    Stephen tries out his skateboard at a skate park. What could possibly go wrong? Think about the following questions: Have you ever hurt yourself cycling or skateboarding? How do you know when you need to get medical attention? Watch Stephen get back on hi ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:27 - 84 comments

  14. Sherlock Holmes

    Who is the most famous fictional detective to have roamed the streets of London? Join Wendy as she learns about Sherlock Holmes. Think about the following questions: Why do you think so many people enjoy mystery novels and films? Who is your favourite det ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:28 - 29 comments

  15. Big Meal Scene 1 Language Focus

    Rob talks about being polite in English and how to use the common word stuff. Download Support Pack (569KB) Watch the video and then do the tasks. Exercise   politeness Intermediate: B1 Upper intermediate: B2 Exercise   ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:31 - 54 comments

  16. Business Vocabulary: People in Business

    This page looks at adjectives which are often used when writing about business, as shown by research using a  corpus  of academic assignments. Match each word with its correct meaning. Exercise ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:39 - 12 comments

  17. Series 04 Episode 20

    It's the end of Series 4! Carolina tells Emily she’s going to miss her while she studies in France. But will she be missing Jamie too? What’s Jamie going to do? Jo and Adam look at different ways of speaking about the future. It’s goodbye until the n ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:35 - 227 comments

  18. Series 02 Episode 01

    Talking about birthdays, knitting, family quiz, favourite food, Carolina goes shoe shopping, pronouns, uses of 'poor' and 'old'. Download audio 13.83MB (right click & save) Listen to the whole podcast This is an exercise to help yo ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:33 - 290 comments

  19. Series 02 Episode 03

    Asking for and giving advice, meditation, things and places in airports, space exploration, Carolina meets Jamie's parents, a joke, 'too' and 'very'. Download audio 14.17MB (right click & save) Listen to the whole podcast Thes ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:33 - 89 comments

  20. English is GREAT- Part 1

    The story of English starts more than a thousand years ago. Richard goes to the British Library to hear – and see – how the language has changed over the years. What do you know about the history of your language? Do you think you could read Middle Englis ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:53 - 162 comments

  21. Series 01 Episode 05

    Talking about pets, Didier Drogba, Think of a word beginning with '...', New Zealand, cats or dogs, joke, regular and irregular verb forms Download audio 13.68MB (right click & save) Podcast- While you listen Below is an exercise to help you ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:32 - 227 comments

  22. Tell Me about Christmas- Part 2

    Do you celebrate Christmas? How would you celebrate it? Besides Christmas trees, what other Christmas decorations do you know? Watch this video to know more about the festive decorations and items you can find in the Christmas period. Before you watch We ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:50 - 53 comments

  23. The Fridge

    Lasagna (plural lasagne) is a dish made with alternate layers of pasta, cheese, and often ragu (a meat sauce) or tomato sauce. We suggest you do the vocabulary activity below before you watch. Then watch the video and do the two tasks to check your unders ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:51 - 54 comments

  24. History Scene 1- Language Focus

    Rob and Stephen talk about American English and some uses of passive verb forms. Complete the sentences with the correct passive expressions for talking about landmarks. exercise Download Support Pack (600KB) Watch the video. Then go to Task and do the ac ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:23 - 145 comments

  25. Series 04 Episode 19

    Tess and Ravi finish up Series 4 talking about myths about British people, while Jo and Adam speak about false friends and how to use the word 'actually' to give true information about something. Download audio 4.7MB (right click & save) Whi ...

    editor_english - 7 Mar 2018 - 14:35 - 51 comments

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