English Vocabulary Lessons

Improve your English vocabulary with these video and listening lessons from Oxford Online English. Our English vocabulary lessons show you English words, phrases and collocations in context, helping you to remember and use your new vocabulary. Enjoy browsing through these Oxford Online English archives.

Preparing, Cooking & Serving Food – Visual Vocabulary Video

In this visual vocabulary lesson, you can learn words and phrases to talk about preparing, cooking and serving food in English.
You’ll learn English vocabulary to talk about the stages of preparing, cooking and serving different kinds of food. You’ll be able to use these new phrases and vocabulary words in conversation about cooking in English.

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Talking About Mysteries and The Unknown – Video

In this lesson, you can learn to talk about mysteries and things we can’t explain.
Do you like a good mystery? Perhaps you read a book, saw a film, or watched a documentary about something which can’t be explained?
Think about the last mystery that had you wondering… what happened there?!
In this lesson, you’ll learn about describing, responding to and speculating about mysteries.

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Ways to Say “I don’t know” – Level Up Your English – Video

How can you say ‘I don’t know’ in English?
Of course, you can just say ‘I don’t know.’ But, fluent English speakers use many different words and phrases, even for simple ideas like this. This video is part of our ‘level up’ series. Are you bored of using the same phrases again and again? Do you want to use a wider range of language in everyday conversations? This lesson will help! Don’t forget to check out other videos in our ‘level up’ series, too.

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Business English Phrases and Idioms – Video

In this lesson, you can learn some common vocabulary, phrases and idioms for office life. This class will help you understand English speakers at work and use a wider range of English vocabulary in your office conversations.

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24 Phrasal Verbs for Business – Video

In this lesson you can learn several business English phrasal verbs. Although you’ll see these phrasal verbs in a business context, you can also use many of them in everyday life. See examples using these phrasal verbs for business in conversation and get tips to help you remember them.

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