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Phrasal Verbs and Advanced Vocabulary

Phrasal verbs are so important if you want to understand everyday English conversation.

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What are English Idioms?

English Idioms

English idioms can be a nightmare for students of English and can make comprehension of English conversation extremely difficult. This is because their meanings often cannot be guessed.

There are so many idioms used in everyday English, many of which can be found in good dictionaries. But dictionaries will not give you a clear picture of how and when the particular idiom should be used.

PRACTICAL EVERYDAY ENGLISH with Audio CD - ISBN 978-0-9528358-2-0

If you already have a good level of English…

You can improve your knowledge of English idioms and phrasal verbs with the book:
Practical Everyday English by Steven Collins.

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This is the best book on English conversation and phrasal verbs I've ever read. When I'm in the UK, I never go anywhere without it.

Mr Collins's books cover exactly the gap that foreigners still have to cross in order to pass from just grammatically correct English to real daily English conversation.