Spoken English Lessons

Improve your conversational English with this series of free online spoken English lessons. Learn how to speak English fluently, naturally and confidently!

Talk About Illness and Medicine – Video

In this lesson, you can learn how to talk about illness, medicine and healthcare in English.
You’ll learn how to deal with a visit to the doctor’s office, how to talk about different healthcare systems, how to talk about going to hospital, and more.

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Active Listening in English – Video

In this lesson, you can learn about active listening.
What is active listening? You’ll find out in detail in the rest of this lesson. You’ll see why listening is not just a passive skill, and how developing active listening skills will not only improve your English listening, but also your English communication skills more generally.

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How to Use Have and Get – Video

In this lesson, you can learn about the verbs ‘have’ and ‘get’.
You’ll see ten different meanings of ‘have’, and ten different meanings of ‘get’. You’ll also see examples, so you can learn to use the verbs ‘have’ and ‘get’ in different ways.

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British Slang in English – Video

In this lesson, you can learn about British slang.
If I told you I was feeling knackered today, would you know I meant? If I asked you to buy some bog roll on your way home, would you know what I wanted? Confused?
These are example of British slang, and they can be difficult for non-native speakers to understand and use correctly. But don’t worry, we’re going to help.

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How to Make Small Talk – Video

In this lesson, you can learn how to make small talk in English.
You’ll learn how small talk can help you to connect with others around you, and you’ll see examples of common small talk conversation topics in dialogues.
You’ll also see useful questions and tips you can use to make small talk in English.

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