7 signs you are in The Intermediate Trap

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So many students of English are stuck in the intermediate trap – check out this list to make sure you aren’t one of them. 1. People say, ‘Your English is really good, I understand everything you say’. Of course they are trying to be nice, but you are probably thinking something like this: ‘You understand…

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Do you have the BREXIT blues? This post will cheer you up.

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It’s a shock. I have the Brexit blues – I am one of the 16 million Britons that voted to stay in the European Union. To be honest, I am still in shock that BREXIT is actually happening. It feels like a bad dream. If you are like me and feeling sad about Britain’s exit…

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Test yourself on these really tricky prepositions.

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Imagine a vast, golden, sandy beach which is littered with plastic bags – it’s not a great image, is it? Unfortunately, using the wrong preposition can have the same effect on your otherwise brilliant English. Have a go at this quiz to see how good you are:     Let me know if you need…

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6 ways to REALLY learn vocabulary.

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Work smart not hard. Real fluency in English is about expressing your thoughts clearly,  allowing people to see the in your ideas and getting across your personality effectively. To do all that you need a good vocabulary. If you’ve ever wondered about the fastest and most efficient way to increase your vocabulary then this is the blog…

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Quiz: How British Are You?

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The Big Fish Friday Quiz 06/05/16

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All the words in this quiz are taken from this week’s blog post! If the image isn’t moving just click on the ‘GIF’ button! Have fun!   Join Big Fish English for fluency in English. It’s free!

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3 very useful ways to talk about srping

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1. Changeable You know what they say about the weather in Britain,  They say: If you don’t like the weather in this country – don’t worry – just wait five minutes. If you’ve lived on The British Isles for any length of time, I’m sure you’ll agree that this is sensible advice. The weather is just…

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The Friday Vocabulary Quiz! 29/04/16

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3 weird cafes in London

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Although sometimes it seems like there is a Pret A Manger on every high street in London, the capital is in fact full of quirky places you won’t find anywhere else. If you’re up for trying something new then why not check out these strange but lovely London Cafes! Cereal Killer Cafe Located in trendy Brick…

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Quiz: Have you learned any new words this week?

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Get closer to fluency in English. Just think! If you followed the Big Fish English blog every week, and you did the Big Fish English quiz every Friday for just one year, you would learn 416 new vocabulary items! That would make a massive impact on your fluency and your ability to communicate. You could…

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