Learn English – Podcast: It’s next to the cinema, opposite the petrol station. You can’t miss it.

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Today’s sentence Hello, how’s it going? Here’s the next in the series on directions. It’s next to the cinema, opposite the petrol station. You can’t miss it. Notes It’s next to the cinema. It’s the building next door to the cinema. Opposite the petrol station. On the other side of the street to the petrol station. You can’t miss it = it is very easy to see; when you are there, you will see it. This is a very common expression in giving directions. OK. That was the last in the series on giving directions. We’re going to start a new topic tomorrow – telephone calls. Search Linguagum for more English tips, check out our very useful links and our shop! And please, tell us what you think of us! Text and audio © linguagum.com 2006-2008 Less

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Learn English – Podcast: Shall we take a vote on it?

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Today’s sentence Hi! How’s it going? Here’s the latest in the series on group decision-making. Shall we take a vote on it? Notes OK: everyone has made a suggestion. Between the members of the group, we have two or three different ideas. We could be democratic about the group’s activities… We can do that by taking a vote, or voting. You could also say, “shall we vote on that?” Voting / taking a vote means everybody specifying what they want, now that everyone knows the different options. How would you take a vote? We’ll look at one way tomorrow. See you then! Search Linguagum for more English tips, check out our very useful links and our shop! And please, tell us what you think of us! Text and audio © linguagum.com 2006-2008 Less

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Learn English – Podcast: The sleeves are a bit long but you’ll grow into it.

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Today’s sentence Hi. How’s it going? Here’s the latest in the current series on phrasal verbs. The sleeves are a bit long but you’ll grow into it. Notes To grow into something means to grow so that clothes will fit you. It’s the sort of thing you might say to a child. In today’s sentence you have bought your child a jacket. It’s a bit big and the sleeves are too long. But no problem! The child is only ten and in six months will be bigger! Then the jacket will fit. The child will have grown into it. That’s all for now. See you tomorrow! Search Linguagum for more English tips, check out our very useful links and our shop! And please, tell us what you think of us! Text and audio © linguagum.com 2006-2009 Less

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