Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Dec 13, 2018

564. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 4)

More trending vocabulary and issues of the moment, this time focusing on topics like working conditions in the gig economy, the pros and cons of instagram and a true story about a unicorn riding a bike in London. Transcript available.

Episode page 


Dec 13, 2018

A Phrasal Verb a Day #153 - TO PROFIT FROM

To unlock this episode you need to become a member of LEP Premium. Click here to get started.

Definitions & examples

1. to make money by doing something

2. to get benefits/advantages from things

to profit from an experience

to profit from new laws in banking

The decentralised...


Dec 11, 2018

563. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 3)

Continuing this episode series with vocabulary explanations and discussions of big issues from the last couple of years.

Includes talk of how social media affects the way we see the world, the pros and cons of fidget spinners, and current debates about gender identity,...


Dec 10, 2018

562. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 2)

Vocabulary explanations and discussions of hot topics from the last couple of years. Talking about some controversial political stuff like the rise of fascism and anti-fascism, the relative popularity of UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, and how the winter season changes...


Dec 10, 2018

A Phrasal Verb a Day #152 - TO PROCEED WITH

Definition

to do something that you have planned to do, or thought about doing. You've been thinking about something, and then you do it.

Examples

The police decided not to proceed with the case.

If you choose not to proceed with the transaction, please let us know within 14...