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English Bites is an informative and entertaining way for intermediate to advanced English speakers to learn common terms and English usage.
This story is about collecting toys. We'll look at the expression 'by far', the phrasal verb 'move on', and a common irregular past tense.
This story is about a national park known as the Grampians. We'll look at two, to and too, as well as explaining what 'some time' means.
This story is about a fitness centre run by a young couple. We'll look at the expressions 'day-to-day' and 'day in, day out', as well as explaining what it means to fly by the seat of your pants.
This story is about swimming with sea lions. We'll look at the expressions 'all walks of life' and 'something else', as well as the phrasal verb 'get on'
This story is about a grand colonial house in South Australia, Martindale Hall. We'll look at the phrasal verb 'set about' and the two ways of pronouncing house - house and howse.
This story is about a book shop in the country. We'll look at the phrasal verb 'coming up to', and the expressions 'going strong' and 'going from strength to strength'.
This story is about a place to stay in the Tasmanian bush. We look at the easily confused words bought and brought, and show you how to list things.
This story is about a scarecrow competition in an Australian country town. We'll look at some shortened words and idioms such as 'down in the dumps'.
This story is about a farm in the sea - an oyster farm. We look at some suffixes that form adjectives and discover when 'at the moment' is.
This story is about a man who makes his living by fishing. We'll look at word for people who fish, the phrasal verb latch onto and the slang term 'heaps'.
This story is about an island off Tasmania's east coast called Maria Island. We'll look at a couple of useful spelling rules and explain what 'what have you' means.
This story is about people trying to stop trees in Tasmania being cut down to make paper. We'll look at the words protest and protest, and the phrasal verb open up.
This story is about an Australian singer who has a Vietnamese background. We'll look at tag questions and rhetorical questions, as well as the expressions odd one out and there you go.
This story is about a band called Little Red. We'll look at the word harmony and the expressions 'work out' and 'from scratch'.
This story is about a town called Berrima. We'll look at the word historic and the expressions live in, live on and 'up to scratch'.
This story is about a contest to find out who is best at playing the board game Monopoly. We'll look at the word champion, and what it means to use something up, and the word 'malarky'.
This story is about a graffiti art project in Melbourne called City Lights. We'll look at some words for streets and reveal what clamp down means.
This story is about international students in Melbourne. We'll give you some useful spelling tips and explain the expression 'laid back'.
This story is about dinosaurs made from sand. We'll look at the word sculpt, the expression the whole gamut and the phrasal verb pick up.
This story is about a project to turn a car park into a work of art. We'll look at the phrasal verbs 'break down' and 'blow up' as well as the expressions 'up the ante' and 'get a kick'.
This story is about a business that makes and sells surfboards. We'll look at the word shape, as well as the expressions 'on the table' and 'nut out'.
This story is about Beach Volleyball played in the middle of a busy city. We'll look at the word 'work' and the expressions 'away you go' and 'having a go'.
This story is about Sydney's gay and lesbian Mardi Gras parade. We'll look at the prefix anti- and some of the words that describe same sex relationships.
This story is about a tourist venture where you don't just look at the Sydney harbour Bridge - you climb it. We'll look at the word climb and explain what it means to curl your toes up.
This story is about the apology by the Australian government to its Aboriginal population. We'll look at the word apology and the terms used to describe Australia's first people.
This story is about a scientist studying the animals of the Galapagos. We'll look at pronouncing 's' on the end of words and discover what pride of place means.
This story from our archives is about the last man legally executed in Australia. We'll look at words for legal killing and the expressions 'in cold blood' and 'stick to your guns'.
This story is about hemp - not the drug marijuana, but the variety of cannabis that is only grown for fibre and seed. We'll look at prefixes that mean not and some forms of the word pollen.
This story is about a bike race held every year in the countryside surrounding Adelaide in South Australia. We'll explain the words cycle, ride and race, as well as expressions that mean near.
This story from our archives is about a knitting competition in the 1970s. We'll look at some forms of the word knit and other words that have a silent 'k'.
Learn about the word fall and what it means to have butterflies in your stomach with Faye.
In this episode of English Bites you can learn a few things about English as Michelle learns to swim.
Learn some words that mean to go fast.
Learn some informal English as people enjoy swimming with dolphins.
Discover how thrilling English can be! Preeti is afraid of heights, so for her to go skydiving is a huge challenge.
This story take us to Taronga zoo in Sydney with Priya. We'll look at phrases with the word close and what it means to pick and choose. First, what's Priya doing at the zoo?
This story is about catching crabs. We'll look at some irregular past tenses and some useful expressions.
This story is about a horse race. We'll look at the tense you use to talk about an unspecified time in the past and what it means to 'dress up'.
This story is about diving on the Great Barrier Reef. We'll look at a couple of phrasal verbs, tell you what humungous means and show you some ways to make conversation.
This story is about sailing on Sydney Harbour. We'll look at some useful expressions and when to use the present perfect tense.
In this story Selby visits Sovereign Hill, a reconstruction of a 19th century Australian gold mining town that attracted many Chinese.
Discover more about the girliest day out with Raisa.
This story is about Meals on Wheels, an organisation that provides free meals to old people.
This story is about learning to play the didgeridoo. First listen to the way Rif uses the word 'want'.
This story is about lawn bowls. Listen for what Sarj wants to be told about the game.
This story is about learning to surf. First, listen to how Nimit uses the word 'should'.
Today we join Sarj as he learns ballroom dancing.
Join Jasmine as she takes on mountain biking and learn the difference between finish off and finish up.
Learn how to say dance with Suhasini and some useful expressions for talking about the past.
Gustave shows what it means to set up and give something a shot.
Learn a few useful plurals with Tony as he swims with sharks.
As Christina climbs Jacob's ladder, find out what pass out and so far mean.
Visit a farm with Suhasini and learn what is different about sheep and goats.
Join Jasmine as she admires some pandas and find out when to say seen or saw.
Shobbie goes fishing and shows what it means to say 'my foot'.
Shaiful learns to play golf while you learn how to use reflexive pronouns.
Today Shobbie learns how to be a bar tender and goes to work in a pub.
Join Shobbie and learn a little about both cricket and English.
Learn a couple of words for meat and eating while Christina cooks kangaroo.
As Jason graduates, learn the different ways to pronounce graduate.
Find out if there are other ways of saying sit down and light up as Chloe enjoys a moon lantern festival.
Learn about dressing up with Jasmine.