Phonetics in English: The Basics of English Phonetics

In our first lesson, we will talk about the Phonetics. Phonetics is the study of the sounds used in human speech. It’s all about understanding the physical properties of speech sounds, how they are produced, and how they are perceived. Benefits of Learning Phonetics: By using Phonetic Alphabet you can know how to pronounce a certain word in English. Improving your understanding of phonetics can: Enhance your pronunciation: Speak more clearly and confidently.Improve your listening: Better understand different accents and dialects.Appreciate language diversity: Understand the intricate relationship between sound and meaning. Here is a list of the International Phonetic Alphabet … Read more

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A1.1 English Reading Part: Believe in yourself!

Level difficulty Grammar prep time Vocabulary cooking time Skill total_time Table of POst Believe in yourself! Believe in yourself! You are amazing. You can do a lot of things. Take small steps every day and you can reach your goals. Remember, progress is progress. Every day is a new chance. You have unique talents. You can achieve great things! Normal Speed Slow Speed Pronunciation bɪˈliv ɪn jərˈsɛlf! ju ɑr əˈmeɪzɪŋ. ju kæn du ə lɑt ʌv θɪŋz. teɪk smɔl stɛps ˈɛvəri deɪ ænd ju kæn riʧ jʊər ɡoʊlz. rɪˈmɛmbər, ˈprɑˌɡrɛs ɪz ˈprɑˌɡrɛs. ˈɛvəri deɪ ɪz ə nu ʧæns. ju hæv … Read more

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“To Be” Verb: How to use the “to be”

In our first lesson, we will talk about the ‘to be’ structure. “to be” is like the superstar of verbs. It’s the verb that helps us say who or what someone or something is. In English, we use “am,” “is,” and “are” with “to be.” For example: I am happy. She is a doctor. We are friends. It has different forms like “am” “is” “are” In English, we use “am,” “is,” and “are” with “to be.” The “to be” is a verb used to describe something or someone. The verb ‘to be’ consists of the suffixes ‘am,’ ‘is,’ and ‘are’ … Read more

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20. Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal verbs are word combinations that involve a verb and one or more small words, like “up,” “on,” or “off.” These little words completely change the meaning of the main verb. For example, “wake up” means to stop sleeping, and “turn on” means to start something, like a light or music. Phrasal verbs are like special phrases that have a verb and one or more words that go together. Let’s give some more examples? Turn off “Turn off’ and ‘turn’ have different meanings. This is because ‘turn off’ is a phrasal verb. It means to stop the operation of something. … Read more

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Phrasal Verbs

15 Most Common Phrasal Verbs in Sentences With Meanings

here are 15 common phrasal verbs with examples at a beginner level: Turn on Example: Please turn on the lights; it’s dark in here. Turn off Example: Don’t forget to turn off the TV when you leave. Wake up Example: I wake up early every morning for work. Get up Example: It’s time to get up and start your day. Look for Example: Can you help me look for my keys? I can’t find them. Pick up Example: Could you pick up some groceries on your way home? Put on Example: It’s cold outside, so put on your jacket. Take … Read more

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The 30 Most Common English Adjectives.

Here are 30 common English adjectives, and I’ll use them in sentences Happy: Lisa is happy when she sees her friends.Sad: Tom feels sad when he loses his favorite toy.Big: The elephant is big.Small: The mouse is small.Fast: The car is fast.Slow: The turtle is slow.Hot: The tea is hot.Cold: The ice cream is cold.Good: This book is good.Bad: The weather is bad today.Beautiful: The flowers are beautiful.Ugly: The old building is ugly.Old: My grandmother has an old watch.New: I got a new bike for my birthday.Tall: The boy is tall.Short: The dog is short.Happy: The children are happy.Dark: It … Read more

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Adjectives

The 30 Most Common English Nouns

here are 30 common English nouns, and I’ll use each in a simple sentence: House: This is my house.Dog: The dog is very friendly.Cat: I have a black cat.Friend: She is my best friend.Book: I love reading books.Car: The red car is fast.Family: My family is coming over.School: I go to school every day.City: New York is a big city.Tree: The tree has green leaves.Time: What time is it?Job: His job is interesting.Money: I need some money.Food: Pizza is my favorite food.Water: Can I have some water?Air: We breathe air.Bed: I sleep in my bed.Computer: I use a computer for … Read more

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10 Most Common English verbs

Here are 10 of the most common English verbs, along with sentences These sentences use simple vocabulary and structure, perfect for an absolute beginner at an A1 level!

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100 Most Common English Words

100 Most Common English Words the – The sun is shining.be – I want to be a teacher.to – I want to go to the park.of – This is a picture of my family.and – I like ice cream and chocolate.a – I have a cat.in – The book is in my bag.that – I like that shirt.have – I have a bicycle.I – I love playing games.it – It is a beautiful day.for – This gift is for you.not – I am not hungry.on – The keys are on the table.with – I play soccer with my friends.he – … Read more

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Speaking 3 – The Train Station

A conversation between Lisa and someone about finding directions. Lisa wants to reach the train station and is asking someone on the street for help. Lisa: Excuse me, where is the train station. Can you help me?Stranger: Of course! Walk straight and then turn left at the traffic light.Lisa: Straight and then left, got it. Is it far?Stranger: No, it’s quite close. Just a five-minute walk.Lisa: Great, thanks!Stranger: After the sign, turn right.Lisa: Turn right after the sign. Perfect. Thank you so much!Stranger: You’re welcome! Have a safe trip! And now, repeat these sentences aloud. Excuse mewhere is the train … Read more

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