Category: English speaking
Posted on by Pippa Hodgson
"Speculate to accumulate" - just another English saying that you're not quite sure about? or a great piece of advice that will help you in your exams? The second option, definitely the second option! To 'speculate to accumulate' generally means that you have to take[...]
Posted on by Adam, Teacher at SpeechRevision
When Unai Emery became Arsenal manager on the 23rd May 2018, apart from representing a new chapter in Arsenal’s history after 22 years of the same manager, much of the talk centred around his apparent lack of English skills. How would he communicate with his[...]
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Posted on by SpeechRevision
Find your motivation - it'll be worth it! Without motivation, learning a language is no easy  [tooltip title="Challenge / task"]feat[/tooltip]. It can change you in so many ways if you let it. It can show you life from another perspective, it can make you less[...]
Posted on by SpeechRevision
  You notice something new... could this help error correction? Have you ever had that experience where you learn a word then suddenly you hear and see it everywhere? Strange, isn't it? It makes you wonder: Has it always been there? Most likely, yes. Unless it's[...]
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Posted on by SpeechRevision
Do podcasts help students learn languages? "Do podcasts help students learn languages?" Every year since becoming a teacher, I have been asked this question. My answer has always been a big fat, "YES!" In 2014, I wrote a blog post for a blog called ‘Esperanza[...]
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Posted on by Adam, Teacher at SpeechRevision
On April 6th 2018 I took the DELE C1 Spanish exam for the second time.  In 2010 I failed it by a couple of marks. This time  I felt more prepared, after hours of rigorous study and intensive exposure to the language from 5 years living[...]