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: Asking for Directions

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: Asking for Directions

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Helen: Exuse me, I am visiting London and I am lost.
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Passerby (): London is a big city. What are you looking for?
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Helen: I am supposed to meet my friend at the Natural History Museum.
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Passerby: Do you know the address?
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Helen: Yes, it's at the intersection of Cromwell Road and Brompton Road.
-, Cromwell Brompton.
Passerby: Oh, I know this district very well. First, catch the tube at the station in the middle of the block.
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Helen: On this street?
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Passerby: Yes, you can see it from here. Do you see the sign over there?
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Helen: Oh, yes, I see it, thank you.
- , , !
Passerby: Take the tube there.
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Helen: How many stops before I get off the subway?
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Passerby: Four stops.
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Helen: Do you know the name of the stop?
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Passerby: Yes, you will get off at the South Kensington. When you go up the steps, you will follow the first street to the right.
- , South Kensington. , .

Helen: Is that Cromwell Road or Brompton Road?
- Cromwell Road Brompton Road?
Passeby: It's Cromwell Road. Just follow it until you get to the next corner.
- Cromwell Road. .

Helen: Is the museum right there?
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Passerby:Yes, it's there. It's a big building on your left, you can't miss it.
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Helen: Thank you very much!
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Passerby: No problem! I hope you enjoy your visit to the city.
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>Phonemic chart -

, 31 2014 . 08:22 +
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Phonemic chart -

This is the new British Council phonemic chart. Help students hear the sounds of English by clicking on the symbols below. Click on the top right hand corner of each symbol to hear sample words including the sounds.
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:
http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/article/phonemic-chart?utm_source=facebook-teachingenglish&utm_medium=wallpost&utm_campaign=bc-teachingenglish-facebook


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5 basic business English verbs

, 30 2014 . 19:03 +
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5 basic business English verbs

1. to arrange - , ,
, ,

to arrange a meeting -
/

We have arranged a meeting with our partners for next week.
.

We have arranged to meet at Greenwich Hotel.
.

to arrange a trip -

Our department arranged a trip to Mexico last year.
.

Everything has been arranged as our boss had wanted.
, .


2. to maintain - , ( ,
, )

He wasn't satisfied with the way the company maintained its equipment.
, .

If you want a pay rise, you had better maintain a good relationship
with your supervisor.
,
.

Our team maintains the quality standards of the products.
( )


3. to develop - , (), ()

to develop a new drug against pneumonia -


4. to negotiate - , ;

If they decide to negotiate over the price, I am ready to give them a 5% discount.
, 5% .

Let's negotiate the contract after coffee break.
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5. to implement - , ;

And the last step is to implement our wonderful plan.
-

Due to high costs, this project was never implemented.
, .
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Oxford Online English pronunciation lesson/video

, 30 2014 . 19:01 +
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Oxford Online English pronunciation lesson/video




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A-expressions and idioms

, 30 2014 . 13:43 +
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A-expressions and idioms

to ace: make an "A" on a test -
Somebody said you aced the test! That's great!

all right (1): expression of agreement -
A: "Come to the party with me!"
B: "Oh, all right. I will."

all right (2): fair; not particularly good -
A: "How's your class?"
B: "It's all right, I guess, but it's not the best class I've ever had."

and then some: and much more besides -
A: "I'd guess your new laptop cost $1,000. "
B: "It cost that much and then some because I also bought extra RAM and VRAM."

antsy: restless; impatient and tired of waiting -
I hope she calls soon. Just sitting around and waiting is making me antsy.

as easy as pie: very easy -
I thought you said this was a difficult problem, but it's as easy as pie.

at the eleventh hour: at the last minute; almost too late -
I got the work done in time. I finished it at the eleventh hour, but I wasn't late.
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200

, 30 2014 . 13:07 +
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200

?:)
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Take what you need:)

, 30 2014 . 13:04 +
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Take what you need:)

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Love - ,
Forgiveness -
Faith -
Patience -
Freedom -
Peace -
Strength -
Inspiration -
Confidence -
Healing -


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15 difficult words to pronounce

, 29 2014 . 16:34 +
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15 difficult words to pronounce




Pronunciation note: I am not a native speaker and have a Russian accent:)

Share your own difficult words in the comments below.
:)


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Do Phrases

, 29 2014 . 16:31 +
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Do Phrases

do a crossword
do the ironing -
do the laundry
do the washing up
do homework ( )
do housework
do your job ( )
do the dishes
do business with - -
do a favour
do good ;
do harm ; ;
do time (to go to prison) ( )
do well ( -); ( -); ..
do one's best
do your hair
do away with smb - -,
do damage to smb -
do ones duty - ,
do a concert (a play) - ()
do an experiment -
do an injury -
do right (wrong) - ()
do repairs -
do miracles (wonders) -
do research -
do an ill service/ill turn -
do smth on purpose - - ,
do smth by chance (by accident)- -
do lecturing -
do sums -
do a puzzle - ,
do military service -
do an assignment -
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:)

, 27 2014 . 18:44 +
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:)

Pronunciation mistakes

- Colleague [ˈkɔliːg] [kɔˈliːg] , .

- Hotel [həuˈtɛl] [ˈhəutɛl]. . . , [ˈhəutɛl] Eagles Hotel California.

- Also [ˈɔːlsəu] [ˈaːlsəu] , !

- Since [sɪns] [saɪns] , / . , ,

- Has [hæz] [haz].

- Put [put] [pʌt] . since.

- To live () [lɪv] [laɪv], live () [laɪv] [lɪv]. !

- Policeman [pəˈliːsmən] [ˈpɔliːsmən]. complete mystery!

- Additional [əˈdɪʃənl] [aˈdɪʃənl] - also.

- Stopped, worked . . [stopɪd], [wəːkɪd]. : [ɪd] [t], [d] (hated, decided), [t] ( [k], [p], [f], [s], [ʃ], [tʃ]) [d] ( ).

- Born [bɔːn] () [bəːn] → burn (, ). , , , , , - , ?!

- Society [səˈsaɪətɪ] [ˈsɔsɪətɪ] , !

- Stomach [ˈstʌmək] [ˈstomʌtʃ] , society.

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6 ways to use "get"

, 27 2014 . 18:22 +
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6 ways to use "get"

"to get" .

, , .

6 "get":)

Get+adjective()

get divorced -
get angry -
get married -
get lost -

Get+comparative( )

get older -
get worse -
get better -

Get=buy/obtain(, )

get a flat -
get a job -

Get+preposition=phrasal verbs ( )

get on well with someone - -
get up -
get out - ,

Get=arrive - ,

get to work -
get to school -
get home -

Get=receive -

get a salary -
get a letter -
get an e-mail -

P.S. What does this expression mean?:)

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Useful expressions

, 27 2014 . 18:19 +
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Useful expressions

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hang out - , ""
hold on -
in a way - -
in case -
in common - ()
in detail -
in effect -
in fact -


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Tropical fruits in English

, 27 2014 . 11:49 +
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Tropical fruits in English

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Euphemisms in English

, 26 2014 . 16:51 +
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Euphemisms in English

A euphemism is a generally innocuous word or expression used in place of one that may be found offensive or suggest something unpleasant.

(. ευφήμη ) , , , .

To put it in another way, there are many polite ways to talk about impolite topics.

, -, , .

Common Euphemisms in English:

A little thin on top, chrome dome, cue ball - Bald -

He's light-fingered - The person is a thief / steals things -

She's been doing time - She has been in prison -

She passed away / kicked the bucket - The person has died -

No longer with us / pushing up daisies - The person is dead -

Public conveniences - A general way of referring to public toilets -

Down and out / A down-and-out - 'Down and out' (adj), 'a down-and-out' (n) - a person who is homeless -

Hooker, call girl, lady of the evening, streetwalker - A prostitute -

She's in the family way,visit from the stork - Pregnant -

He made an honest woman of her - A man has married a woman -

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Vocabulary: in the bathroom. Really funny video lesson:)

, 26 2014 . 16:48 +
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Vocabulary: in the bathroom. Really funny video lesson:)




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How many words do you know?:)

, 25 2014 . 15:52 +
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How many words do you know?:)

:
http://testyourvocab.com/
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Expressions with "World"

, 25 2014 . 15:21 +
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Expressions with "World"

What a small world! - !

It's not the end of the world! - !

It made a world of difference! - !

To think the world of someone - -

It's the best/worst of both worlds. - /

To be on top of the world -

To be out of this world -

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More expressions can be found here:

http://www.espressoenglish.net/7-english-expressions-with-the-word-world/


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30 :)

, 25 2014 . 15:09 +
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30 :)




To be continued:)


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150

, 24 2014 . 20:00 +
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150

, , http://preply.com/blog , .

150 ! 
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