How to order a beer in a British pub

In many countries around the world, the word “beer” refers to the type of alcoholic beverage associated with brands like Budweiser and Heineken. However, in the United Kingdom the term “beer” is very ambiguous and ...

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Episode #5: The Seasons | ABA on Air

In this episode we are going to be concentrating on new vocabulary. Included in this we will learn words related to the seasons in English and find out which adjectives match which seasons. Listen to ...

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Episode #1: Homophones | ABA on Air

Homophones are words which sound the same but are spelt differently and have a different meaning. We hope you enjoy this podcast and that it is very useful for you. I’m listening to the #ABAonAir podcast ...

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Introduction to phonetics

Most of you will know, and will have been hugely frustrated, by thee fact that words in English are often pronounced very differently from their spelling. The English Language contains 44 separate sounds and some ...

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5 Summer films to learn English

You know here at ABA we are all about watching (and learning from) movies in English. But sometimes you might be left wondering which film to start with… a comedy? A romcom? Today we are ...

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The future with “going to”

Today we are going to learn all about, well… “going to” and how to use it correctly in English. The future expression “going to” is used for events which are planned or expected to happen ...

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