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Figure Out English Ways to say you like something

09 Ways to say you like something 

<<Subscribe on iTunes>>  <<Support us>> Today I am talking about the structures we use a lot in everyday conversations: how to say that you like something and how much you like it (they are also called preferences). There is a number of phrases you can use: each of them very different in the level of […]

Figure Out English Comparatives

08 ‘More easier’ or ‘much easier’? – comparatives 

I often hear English students say something like: ‘It’s much more easier’ or ‘It’s much more colder today than yesterday’. Would you say this phrase too? I am asking you because you need to remember that it is not correct. All adjectives in English are divided into two groups. Depending on what group the word […]

Figure Out English Episode 07 | Smart English Learning

07 What to ask when you arrive in your holiday accommodation 

Figure Out English 06 Apologising

06 I didn’t mean to… Apologising 

Listening | Blog for English Learners | Smart English Learning

How to listen to English the right way 

Last time, I was talking about the fact that listening is a very different skill from reading, in particular, that the spoken flow is very different from the written text. First of all, it doesn’t have pauses between the words which we see in the text. However, the speech is also not one continual line […]

Figure Out English 05 How to ask about prices

05 How much does it cost? Asking about price 

Figure Out English 04 How to ask questions

04 Easy way to ask questions – ‘Can I?’ 

I guess you will agree that asking questions is always the hardest in communication for English learners. I suggest you follow some basic patterns which you can use in many contexts. Today I am sharing the first pattern with you. You can use it to make a lot of questions in everyday conversations. Watch the […]

Figure Out English 03 So do I Neither do I

03 So do I / Neither do I 

Today we will learn how to say that something is the same for you when having a conversation in English. These are popular everyday phrases for your speaking.

Figure Out English 02 I don't understand

02 Ways to say ‘I don’t understand’ in English 

Today we deal with a confusing situation: how to say ‘I don’t understand’ in English. When you have problems with understanding – it is usual, and you shouldn’t be afraid of that. It happens all the time with native speakers too. But for English learners, it is quite emotional because it could show you are […]