Intermediate

Practice speaking English! Materials for every kind of situation.

Conversation for Intermediate learners

Materials for the intermediate level students who want to practice talking in English.

Level
6
Lesson 01
Greetings and Introductions
Level
6
Lesson 02
Cleaning Up
Level
6
Lesson 03
Classified Ads
Level
6
Lesson 04
I Love Music!
Level
7
Lesson 05
Not Feeling Well
Level
6
Lesson 06
Shopping
Level
6
Lesson 07
At a Coffee Shop
Level
7
Lesson 08
Watching Movies
Level
7
Lesson 09
Taking a Taxi
Level
7
Lesson 10
Looking for an Apartment
Level
6
Lesson 11
Going on Vacation
Level
7
Lesson 12
Opening a Bank Account
Level
6
Lesson 13
The Big Day
Level
7
Lesson 14
Commuting on Foot
Level
7
Lesson 15
Cellphone Bills
Level
7
Lesson 16
Pets and Robopets
Level
6
Lesson 17
Asking about Work
Level
7
Lesson 18
Looking for a Restaurant
Level
7
Lesson 19
Sleeping at Work
Level
7
Lesson 20
Taking Time Out
Level
7
Lesson 21
Having a Baby
Level
7
Lesson 22
The Lottery
Level
7
Lesson 23
What’s on TV?
Level
7
Lesson 24
Being Rich
Level
7
Lesson 25
Weather
Level
7
Lesson 26
Watching Games
Level
7
Lesson 27
What the World Needs
Level
7
Lesson 28
Driver’s License
Level
7
Lesson 29
Making Suggestions
Level
7
Lesson 30
Filling Out Forms
Level
7
Lesson 31
Making and Accepting an Apology
Level
7
Lesson 32
Dog Training
Level
7
Lesson 33
Cooking
Level
7
Lesson 34
Online Shopping
Level
7
Lesson 35
Going to the Beauty Salon
Level
7
Lesson 36
Staying Healthy
Level
7
Lesson 37
Stress and Insomnia
Level
7
Lesson 38
Color Impressions
Level
7
Lesson 39
Preschool Education
Level
7
Lesson 40
Magic Show
Level
7
Lesson 41
Smoking
Level
7
Lesson 42
Playing Online Games
Level
7
Lesson 43
Who Killed the Radio Star?
Level
7
Lesson 44
Sharing an Apartment
Level
7
Lesson 45
Earthquakes
Level
7
Lesson 46
Watching an Eclipse
Level
7
Lesson 47
Cram School
Level
7
Lesson 48
Budding Writer
Level
7
Lesson 49
Takeout
Level
6
Lesson 50
Noisy Neighbors
Level
6
Lesson 51
Visiting a Bookshop
Level
6
Lesson 52
Having a Garage Sale
Level
6
Lesson 53
Aliens
Level
7
Lesson 54
Renovation
Level
6
Lesson 55
Art Gallery
Level
6
Lesson 56
Annoying Things
Level
7
Lesson 57
Gossip
Level
7
Lesson 58
Anniversary Dessert
Level
7
Lesson 59
Scorching Heat
Level
7
Lesson 60
Getting Back on Your Feet
Level
7
Lesson 61
Camping for the First Time
Level
7
Lesson 62
New Shoe Store
Level
6
Lesson 63
Discovering New Music
Level
7
Lesson 64
Giving a Speech
Level
7
Lesson 65
Good Manners
Level
7
Lesson 66
Planning a Surprise Party
Level
7
Lesson 67
Gambling
Level
7
Lesson 68
A Soccer Match
Level
7
Lesson 69
Discipline

Idioms

Go a step further in learning English by using idioms

Lesson 01
ants in one's pants | behind the closed doors | deliver the goods | go the extra mile | in two minds
Lesson 02
if you please | kith and kin | new lease of life | no strings attached | sell like hot cakes
Lesson 03
sweep the board | vote of confidence | walk of life | weak at the knees | very well
Lesson 04
get your feet wet | end in smoke | full of beans | give a peace of one's mind | go under the hammer
Lesson 05
patience of job | chickenfeed | kill the fatted calf | laughing stock | put on ice
Lesson 06
off record | lend an ear | join the club | pain in the neck | cold shoulder
Lesson 07
couch potato | catch someone off guard | rule the roost | sweat like a pig | virgin territory
Lesson 08
bag of bones | fish in troubled waters | have one's tail up | in that vein | keep one's head above water
Lesson 09
vanish into thin air | weed out | back number | one's feet on the ground | have a crack
Lesson 10
in a tight spot | with kid gloves | unearthly hour | etched in stone | fair and squire
Lesson 11
a hot potato | spill the beans | pull somebody's leg | slip one's mind | the last straw
Lesson 12
all ears | clam up | get something off one's chest | tip of the iceberg | put one's foot in one's mouth
Lesson 13
let the cat out of the bag | speak of the devil | feel under the weather | beat around the bush | fit as a fiddle
Lesson 14
for a song | a bitter pill | draw the link | off one's trolley | hear straight from the horse's mouth
Lesson 15
bite the bullet | add insult to injury | hear through the grapevine | sick and tired | plain as day
Lesson 16
back and forth | once in a blue moon | a penny for your thoughts | bite off more than one can chew | off the hook
Lesson 17
curiosity killed the cat | call it a day | sit on the fence | from scratch | head to toe
Lesson 18
cut corners | burn the midnight oil | hit the road | barking up the wrong tree | hit the sack
Lesson 19
kick the bucket | the best of both worlds | kill two birds with one stone | curry favor with someone | chink in one's armor
Lesson 20
piece of cake | cost an arm and a leg | caught between two stools | over the moon | take it easy
Lesson 21
an eye opener | a gut feeling | a breathe of fresh air | get cold feet | go all out
Lesson 22
a night owl | drink like a fish | lion's share | eyes like a hawk | take the bull by the horns
Lesson 23
by the book | off the top of your head | more than meets the eye | eat your words | go overboard
Lesson 24
get a kick out of | have mixed feelings | a matter of opinion | have your heart set on | have second thoughts
Lesson 25
hands are tied | heart in the right place | a slip of the tongue | behind someone's back | face to face
Lesson 26
in the back | in the red | get one's foot in the door | to be snowed under | to sweat blood
Lesson 27
not your cup of tea | go with the flow | tighten your belt | make ends meet | down to earth
Lesson 28
match made in heaven | puppy love | head over heels | ring a bell | beat around the bush
Lesson 29
quiet as a mouse | change your tune | everything's coming up roses | a recipe for disaster | hard to swallow
Lesson 30
rags to riches | made of money | bread and butter | feel the pinch | easy money
Lesson 31
bird in the hand | bird's eye view | early bird | free as a bird | odd bird
Lesson 32
a barking dog never bites | sick as a dog | every dog has its day | raining cats and dogs | teach an old dog new tricks
Lesson 33
big fish | cold fish | like a fish out of water | better fish to fry | fish tale
Lesson 34
bound hand and foot | foot the bill | put foot down | off on the right foot | set foot
Lesson 35
fat cat | cat got one's tongue | cool cat | play cat and mouse | fraidy cat
Lesson 36
cool head | head start | be in over head | fill head with | get head around
Lesson 37
all eyes and ears | apple of my eye | catch someone's eye | eye candy | keen an eye on
Lesson 38
not all that glitters is gold | gold mine | heart of gold | strike gold | as good as gold
Lesson 39
bad egg | go fry an egg | touch egg to crack | walk on eggs | put all one's eggs in one basket
Lesson 40
a piece of the pie | easy as pie | nice as pie | cut up the pie | have a finger in the pie

Discussions

Learn to talk about different topics in English. Along with your teacher you will summarize the articles and give your opinion on them.

Lesson 01
Thanksgiving
Lesson 02
Lark or Owl
Lesson 03
Unusual Homes
Lesson 04
History of Halloween
Lesson 05
Shopping at Camden Lock
Lesson 06
Tap and Go
Lesson 07
Personality Types
Lesson 08
Harmful Habits
Lesson 09
Education in Germany
Lesson 10
Generation Gap
Lesson 11
Backpacking
Lesson 12
Books and Movies
Lesson 13
Cohabitation
Lesson 14
Colors
Lesson 15
Dating Sites
Lesson 16
Dogs | Man's Best Friends
Lesson 17
Dreams and Their Relevance
Lesson 18
Dreams
Lesson 19
Euthanasia
Lesson 20
Exclusive Schools
Lesson 21
Feelings
Lesson 22
First Impression
Lesson 23
Food
Lesson 24
Games
Lesson 25
Happiness
Lesson 26
Kiss
Lesson 27
Fire Prevention
Lesson 28
Population Growth
Lesson 29
Long Distance Relationship
Lesson 30
Love
Lesson 31
Philippine Eagle
Lesson 32
Cetaceans
Lesson 33
Isaac Newton
Lesson 34
Happy Family
Lesson 35
Handicapped
Lesson 36
Mountain Fuji
Lesson 37
Filipino Family
Lesson 38
Robotics
Lesson 39
Eiffel Tower
Lesson 40
Independence Day
Lesson 41
Recycling
Lesson 42
Air Pollution
Lesson 43
Poverty
Lesson 44
Newspaper

Phrasal Verbs

Did you know that if you add an adverb or a preposition to a verb the meaning changes? Learn how to use phrasal verbs.

Lesson 01
stay out | wipe off | clean up | take in | look up
Lesson 02
rip off | wear out | pull out | turn out | catch on
Lesson 03
call around | catch up | give in | show off | work out
Lesson 04
get along | back out | go for | find out | wear down
Lesson 05
settle for | count on | fall behind | sort out | do over
Lesson 06
stick to | take back | cut out | keep up | go with
Lesson 07
blow up | go back | pass up | take apart | use up
Lesson 08
doze off | hand in | set up | stay up | stop over
Lesson 09
fix up | try out | end up | go after | stick with
Lesson 10
tell on | drop out | run over | hear about | deal with
Lesson 11
eat out | go ahead | hang around | turn up | wash up
Lesson 12
fit in | dress up | pass by | squeeze into | take off
Lesson 13
up | butt in | fall out with | let down | make up
Lesson 14
brighten up | cloud over | clear up | freeze over | cool down
Lesson 15
browse through | cut down | get on | put by | sort out
Lesson 16
cut off | get over | get through | speak up | hang on
Lesson 17
run into| go through | break in | pick out | take after
Lesson 18
turn into | look down on | put up with | call off | get away with
Lesson 19
add up | drop in | get out of | look back | put down
Lesson 20
get away | see off| come across | go over | put off
Lesson 21
back up | break down | come apart | take up | think over
Lesson 22
advise against | allow for | eat into | fit together | frown on
Lesson 23
come around | cross out | figure out | give up | go out (with)
Lesson 24
go on | carry out | pick up | point out | come up
Lesson 25
take over | set out | take on | carry on | take out
Lesson 26
bring up | go off | put out | look out | hold up
Lesson 27
come down with | fall apart | look for | drop off | fill out
Lesson 28
abide by | be after | tell off | get around | to die for
Lesson 29
boil over | press on/ahead | give away | sum up | get about
Lesson 30
mess up | send for | drop by | reel in | aim to
Lesson 31
put on | tee off | get across | look into | fall for
Lesson 32
fill up | kick back | straighten out | cover for | go under
Lesson 33
dry up | screen out | tie up | aim at | grow into
Lesson 34
reach out to | wrap up | ask for | grow on | have in
Lesson 35
bring around | knock back | sign up | stick by | answer for
Lesson 36
fend off | play with | fight back | zero out | wind up
Lesson 37
usher in | turn down | throw out | blow away | bring along
Lesson 38
turn to | talk over | hold on | check out | open up
Lesson 39
opt for | jump at | vamp up | go along with | rule out
Lesson 40
draw up | step down | pass on | make up | hold back

Confusing Words

Big or large? Say or tell? Find out the differences between these confusing words!

Lesson 01
Close | Shut
Lesson 02
Exit | Leave
Lesson 03
Fast | Quick
Lesson 04
Finish | Complete
Lesson 05
Hard | Difficult
Lesson 06
Listen | Hear
Lesson 07
Say | Tell
Lesson 08
See | Look
Lesson 09
Select | Choose
Lesson 10
Talk | Speak
Lesson 11
Big | Large
Lesson 12
Accept | Except
Lesson 13
Advice | Advise
Lesson 14
Affect | Effect
Lesson 15
Aid | Aide
Lesson 16
A lot | Allot
Lesson 17
Allowed | Aloud
Lesson 18
Altar | Alter
Lesson 19
Amount | Quantity
Lesson 20
Can | May
Lesson 21
Brake | Break
Lesson 22
Bear | Bare
Lesson 23
Sight | Site
Lesson 24
Compliment | Complement
Lesson 25
Descent | Decent
Lesson 26
Empathy | Sympathy
Lesson 27
Less | Fewer
Lesson 28
Brows | Browse
Lesson 29
Beside | Besides
Lesson 30
Fit | Suit
Lesson 31
Much | Many
Lesson 32
Made of | Made from
Lesson 33
Confident | Confidant
Lesson 34
Watch | Clock
Lesson 35
Female | Feminine
Lesson 36
Male | Masculine
Lesson 37
Lose | Loose
Lesson 38
Due | Dew
Lesson 39
At | On
Lesson 40
Over | Above
Lesson 41
In | On (Place)
Lesson 42
In | On (Others)

Describing Pictures

Take a closer look at the photos. Can you describe in English what you see?

Lesson 01
Describing Pictures 01 [Animals]
Lesson 02
Describing Pictures 02 [Arch]
Lesson 03
Describing Pictures 03 [Color]
Lesson 04
Describing Pictures 04 [Music]
Lesson 05
Describing Pictures 05 [Clothing]
Lesson 06
Describing Pictures 06 [Emotions]
Lesson 07
Describing Pictures 07 [Alone]
Lesson 08
Describing Pictures 08 [Tales]
Lesson 09
Describing Pictures 09 [Food]
Lesson 10
Describing Pictures 10 [Restaurants]
Lesson 11
Describing Pictures 11 [Hobby]
Lesson 12
Describing Pictures 12 [Doctors]
Lesson 13
Describing Pictures 13 [Instrument]
Lesson 14
Describing Pictures 14 [Hot Spring]
Lesson 15
Describing Pictures 15 [Tropical]
Lesson 16
Describing Pictures 16 [Classroom]
Lesson 17
Describing Pictures 17 [Shops]
Lesson 18
Describing Pictures 18 [Extreme]
Lesson 19
Describing Pictures 19 [Transportation]
Lesson 20
Describing Pictures 20 [Jobs]
Lesson 21
Describing Pictures 21
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Lesson 30
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Lesson 31
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Lesson 69
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Lesson 70
Describing Pictures 70

Quiz

Have fun while learning English! Our quizzes will help you test and improve your vocabulary.

Quiz 01
House & Home
Quiz 02
Traffic & Transportation
Quiz 03
Employment
Quiz 04
Beauty
Quiz 05
Money & Banking
Quiz 06
Personality Types
Quiz 07
Computers & Technology
Quiz 08
Towns & Cities
Quiz 09
Clothes & Fashion
Quiz 10
Office & Business
Quiz 11
Emotions
Quiz 12
Books & Movies
Quiz 13
Music
Quiz 14
Theatre
Quiz 15
Food & Cooking
Quiz 16
Environment
Quiz 17
Crimes
Quiz 18
The Body
Quiz 19
Entertainment & Hobbies
Quiz 20
Health & Exercising

Learning English for Discussions

Read the news from different media outlets, and discuss them in English with your teacher.

TAIPEI TIMESAll news in Taiwan
Voice Of AmericaVoice of America is a famous international broadcasting station in the United States. It is recommended for intermediate learners who want to begin reading news because it is relatively easy to understand.
TAIWAN NEWSEnglish Taiwan Daily News. Available in Chinese version!
USA TODAYIs one of the United State biggest issued news.It has a lot of pictures.
Cooking : BBC - Food - RecipesDo you like food? Do you like cooking? On this webstie, you will see a lot of pictures of dishes and learn recipes together with your teacher.
Home : Interior Design & Architecture InspirationDo you feel interested in Interior Design? Then it's a must for you to visit this site.
Fashion : Vogue.comThis site are for those simply love fashion.
Digital Technology : wired.comWant to learn more about the current trends and future technological developments? Visit this site for the latest in Digital Technology.
Life Hack : LifehackerEnhance life and work skills for a better life, while learning from really interesting news with this website.