Easily Learn English By Listening On This Site

Why I made this site...

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IELTS

I was just doing some research on English tests, and I went another site, called IELTS Buddy. This site really impressed me! It has deep and comprehensive information about the IELTS test. It tells about the structure of the test. It has ideas about how to study for the test, and how to prepare for the test.

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FAQ's

The FAQ's for this site have started to appear. You can find the faqs link on the left side under the title 'navigation'. I have only made a few faqs yet, but I plan to make more, since people often send in questions.

If you have a question you want me to answer, send it in by clicking the "feedback" button on the lower right corner of this screen. (Its written sideways)

I hope these faqs give you ideas for your listening practice.

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Moving Forward

Things are starting to move forward more smoothly now. The server is doing its job without any problems. I added 20 pages of the old content, ("Your Story") and I am planning on adding FAQs to the site.

One member mailed me and asked if I will take stories again for the "Your Story" section. The answer is "Yes!" and in fact today I added the form where you can send me your story. This is still free for the time being, but soon, I might make it available only to the members (basic plan and premium), so if you want to try it, time is limited.

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What a Weekend!

With the site rebuild, I have to learn about how to build a server (webserver), and that is very difficult for me. The site crashed many times over the weekend.
I am sorry for any problems you had accessing the site. I think I have it fixed now.
I am getting back to rebuilding and putting up old content now.
Thanks for your continued patience and support!

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Just added more phrasals pages

I just finished adding more phrasal verbs pages today. There are 8 more of the original set posted now. I am almost back to the full set.

I also just made a few adjustments to the structure so that the site loads faster. It should have a faster feel than before. The new page layout also works nicely on mobile devices. Try it, if you like.

Now, for me, back to work!

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Rebuilding - what do you think?

Well, I am getting well into the rebuilding process, and the overall feel of the site is a bit different. What do you think? I have put up different players for the videos and audio tracks. Are they working for you?

If you have any problems, be sure to tell me. I have hundreds of pages to rebuild. I will make a few mistakes. If you find a real mistake and tell me, I will give you a FREE month of premium membership (not finished yet, but I am working on that) which is basically access to almost everything on this site. Pretty good, huh?

Rebuilding!

I am very sorry to tell you that I crashed my site. I am using this as an chance to improve it. Please bear with me while I make changes and rebuild the site. Main parts will start to work within the week.

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Issue 8 Volume 1

In this issue:

>> list of the collocations with the word 'know'

>> script for conversation using the collocations for 'know'

Know

Welcome to the eighth issue of Learn English by Listening.

English words sometyimes seem to 'fit' together, and sometimes they don't. This is called collocation. If you listen to the words that collocate a lot, you will remember them better, and also use them properly.

In this eighth issue, I will focus on the word 'know'.

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Issue 7 Volume 1

In this issue:

1. list of the collocations with the word 'take'

2. script for conversation using the collocations for 'take'

Take

Welcome to the fifth issue of Learn English by Listening.

English words sometyimes seem to 'fit' together, and sometimes they don't. This is called collocation. If you listen to the words that collocate a lot, you will remember them better, and also use them properly.

In this third issue, I will focus on the word 'take'.
The top five words that collocate with 'take' are:

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English Listening Practice

English Listening Practice: Many Students Were Never Taught How

If you were like me, your teachers just put a cassette tape (or CD) in the player and said "Listen to this." Of course, we all tried hard to listen. But we weren't really given clear directions. It is like walking. Just do it. After all, who gives instructions for walking? I felt very frustrated with my problems when I tried to listen to other languages.

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