Business English Phrasal Verbs
Intermediate
Vicki

12 Useful Business English Phrasal Verbs

In this video you’ll learn 12 useful English phrasal verbs. You’ll hear them all in lots of contexts, but they’re particularly useful for business English conversations.Here are the verbs:turn someone downtake onsnowed underhand overtake overback outfill someone inrun something by/past someonezero in onfigure something outpush back onspell out Click here to learn some phrasal verbs we use to talk about computers and technologyClick here to learn some common separable phrasal verbsClick here to learn some

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Intermediate
Vicki

Colloquial English: 14 useful phrases you should know (set five)

How’s your colloquial English? Maybe your grammar is great, but what about your spoken English? Does it sound natural and conversational? Here’s the 5th video in our series on colloquial English. We’ll show you how to common conversational phrases like: Go for it!You bet!not have a cluenot have the foggiest (idea)Don’t hold your breath.Just say the word.No can do.The thing is …That’s more like it.Cheer up!It’s not the end of the world.These things happen.Tell you

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Intermediate
Vicki

6 interesting English idioms and the stories behind them. (Set 1)

This is the first in a series of videos about some interesting English idioms and the stories that lie behind them.We’ll show you what they mean and also show you how to use them in action. In this video you’ll learn about these common English idioms: heard it through the grapevine reading the riot act mad as a hatter cut to the chase one for the road dressed to nines This is the first in

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Intermediate
Vicki

How good is your English? Quiz 7

Can you spot 7 common English mistakes? You’ll need to identify the correct sentences before the clock stops ticking. Then we’ll explain what’s wrong and show you examples of the correct English in action. We’ll also direct you to videos if you want more help with grammar and vocabulary. In this video we look at: hair vs a hair (uncountable and countable nouns) history vs. story historical vs. historic wait for wait vs. expect bring

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Intermediate
Vicki

Where we spent the pandemic – SEVY Awards 2021

Every year we ask members of the Simple English Videos channel to rise to a speaking challenge and share a video where they’re speaking English with the world. This year we asked our viewers where they spent the COVID-19 pandemic and what they did. We were blown away with their responses. So join us on a journey around the world. Common themes emerge: the importance of food and a quiet and peaceful room, isolation, bedrooms

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9 really useful English three-word phrasal verbs (transitive verbs)

See some three-word English phrasal verbs in action. Yes, three-words, not two! Most phrasal verbs are made up verb and another small word – a particle.But some phrasal verbs have three words – a verb and two particles. In this video lesson you’ll learn nine common ones:look forward toget away withcome up withget round tofeel up tocome down withget out ofput up withgrow out of We’ll show you how we use them in action, look

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Intermediate
Vicki

Your Invitation to be in a YouTube Video!

Can you rise to an English speaking challenge? Make a short video where you’re speaking in English, and we’ll share it with the world. Here’s how it works: 1. You make a short video of yourself speaking in English – just a few sentences. Tell us where you have spent the pandemic. 2. You upload the video and send us a link where we can download it. 3. We put your videos into one longer

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Intermediate
Vicki

15 Useful Colloquial English Phrases you should know (set 4)

Do you want to learn common spoken English phrases? Then you’re going to love our series of videos on colloquial English. The best way to learn them is to see them in action. That way you can see when it’s appropriate to use the phrases and they become more memorable. Using colloquial phrases will help your English sound more natural and conversational. In this video we’re looking at these ones: Tell me about it Join

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Intermediate
Vicki

Colloquial English: 12 phrases you should know (set three)

This is the third video in a series on colloquial English where we’re looking at common phrases and expressions we use when we’re speaking. The best way to learn them is to see them in action. That way you can see when it’s appropriate to use the phrases and they become more memorable. Using colloquial phrases will help your English sound more natural and conversational. In this video we’re looking at these ones:Nice tryGotta goDon’t

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Intermediate
Vicki

Colloquial English: 12+ phrases you should know (set two)

This is the second video in a series on colloquial English where we’re looking at common phrases and expressions we use when we’re speaking. The best way to learn them is to see them in action. That way you can see when it’s appropriate to use the phrases and they become more memorable. Using colloquial phrases will help your English sound more natural and conversational. In this video we’re looking at these ones: Keep it

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