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Where’s the best restaurant in the world? Neil and Catherine discuss a beachside eatery in South Africa that’s been crowned Restaurant of the Year. Find out more in News Review
#learnenglish #restaurants #award #elt #vocabulary #bbclearningenglish https://t.co/gdefRs99JT
🤧Are you allergic to any kind of food? Research has suggested that #food #allergies may be more common these days.🥜🦐🥛
🗣️Here’s #vocabulary to talk about this.
Hear these #words in context: https://t.co/FDO4bmFLHb
#learnenglish #speakenglish #6minutenenglish https://t.co/aSZwFLayNM
Hello everyone! The correct answer is C: ‘to go Dutch’ is an informal expression for sharing the bill equally or each person paying their own expenses. It’s a very British expression and it's used informally.
For more idioms and phrases, visit our website: https://t.co/wQItTryWX6
🍽️ Do you often eat out on a date or with friends?🤓
If so, who pays?🤔
Here’s a useful expression for you!
#learnenglish #bbclearningenglish #godutch #meal #whopaysforit #vocabulary #idiom #vocab #speakenglish #elt #esl #informalenglish #usefulenglish https://t.co/dWcllf8lcP
Have you ever let the cat out of the bag?
It happens frequently! Look at this post to see what we mean.
And here's a link to more idiom images: https://t.co/m3T2FEVIic
Oops! I let the cat out of the bag there! Forget I said anything.
Have you ever made a song and dance about something?
People often do!
It doesn't usually involve singing or dancing, though!
Rob and Feifei explain this useful phrase in The English We Speak
(Yes, we know Dan can't sing or dance!)
Improve your #telephone language with English at Work!
Anna is practising speaking on the #phone.
But when she receives a real call how will she respond?
Watch the episode here: https://t.co/FVlmfMwOGd
#BBCLearningEnglish #businessenglish #telephone #phoning https://t.co/qFkkXpNy6Z
What other ideas can you think of to clear up space?
Dan said he’d use a giant net and fire it all into the sun!
When you think of #Space, do you think of space?
Because of all the junk, there's a lot less space than you think!
But the #RemoveDEBRIS spacecraft is cleaning up with a #harpoon!
Learn great vocabulary and see the story here: https://t.co/TnYdzMuu4W
#bbclearningenglish #esl https://t.co/QqWqgYKPzY
Well done! The answers are ARRIVES and WILL ARRIVE. The first verb is present simple for future timetabled events as the speaker mentions that the Queen’s visit is scheduled. The second verb is a future based on a spontaneous decision, so ‘will’ would be most appropriate.
Because the decision seems like it was made quite quickly, we would prefer to use ‘will’ rather than ‘be going to’ or the present continuous tense.
However, in the second case, the Queen has apparently made a personal future plane based on a decision – something that you can see in our grammar card we DON’T use the present simple with a future meaning for.
Good work everyone! The answers are ARRIVES and WILL ARRIVE. The first verb is present simple for future timetabled events because the speaker mentions that the Queen’s visit is scheduled.
Lots of people have got the right answer!
Keep on guessing
I'll be back a bit later with the answer!
Our team meeting begins at 3.30pm today.
What timetabled activities happen for you in the near future?
Test your grammar! Can you complete this sentence?
'The Queen's official schedule says that she ______ (arrive) at 6pm, but she has just decided she ______ (arrive) at 4pm. What do we do?'
Find more grammar cards here: https://t.co/d7mjnzeuCH
Learn a #phrase that can suggest #expansion or further #development of something.
More #idioms and phrases here: https://t.co/70Wy9xMitD
#learnenglish #vocabulary #vocab #branchout #grow #tree #bbclearningenglish #elt #esl #speakenglish #informalenglish https://t.co/0Ks0Geei9Z
Smash! Have you ever had to use something that was #broken?
Chef Gordon has to fix the oven at The White Elephant
Will he manage it?
Learn the #language for talking about broken things! Transcript here: https://t.co/NPY0OIsVK5
#learnenglish #vocabulary #cooking https://t.co/0SO5th9WJe
Are you often #late for appointments? Now you have different ways to say it.
And don’t #delay checking out more #useful #phrases here: https://t.co/9oBQfR9Ptk
(These aren't perfect synonyms, and may have different grammar when used in a sentence.) #learnenglish #vocabulary https://t.co/IeTrpWMozy
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