Blog frequency (B1/B2 level)

I will continue this blog but will only blog once a month as I am putting my energy into searching for part-time work. I have a role that ends in August, so I need to concentrate on the job search. A few thoughts re the job search process, I’ve had a few more interviews sinceContinue reading “Blog frequency (B1/B2 level)”

Rachel is interviewed (the reason why I am not blogging till July) (B1/B2)

I had an interview part way through May, tbh it was more of an informal chat than an interview. I got through the informal chat and am now preparing for a trial day. So there are a few things that were interesting in terms of the recruitment process: Firstly the job was aimed at neurodiverseContinue reading “Rachel is interviewed (the reason why I am not blogging till July) (B1/B2)”

Useful English phrases: 10 mins to end Stunt man

They have a good body of work behind them-they have many years of experience in this field. This phrase is used for people in arts/people who write books/reports. …where the principal actors aren’t required-a principal actor can be anyone with a speaking role on camera; however, it will depend on the nature of the productionContinue reading “Useful English phrases: 10 mins to end Stunt man”

5 mins to 10 mins stunt man interview

The work kind of picked up after that-this means he started to gain more work. All I wanted to do was make a living from it-earn money to pay for bills, accommodation, and food. What are the perks of the job-what is are the advantages and good things that come with working in that job.Continue reading “5 mins to 10 mins stunt man interview”

Useful English phrases from an interview with a stunt man first 5 mins

I’ve put up sentences with words in bold that I think people learning English might struggle with and I’ve explain what they mean. I’ve also explained useful general vocabulary e.g. vocabulary related to hobbies. I grew up with a lot of old school TV shows like the A team-this term refers to something which wasContinue reading “Useful English phrases from an interview with a stunt man first 5 mins”

An interview about the COVID with someone who works in a hospital (Level B1)

Interview with someone who works in a hospital about COVID So, you’re in a hospital that treats COVID patients. Have you seen a lot of deaths from COVID?  I haven’t seen it myself, but my job is to support the doctors and nurses who’ve seen it. Support staff like me, I’m nonclinical, I’m in ITContinue reading “An interview about the COVID with someone who works in a hospital (Level B1)”

An interview about Careers and teaching-phrases/specialised vocab

Academically gifted-in this case it means you excel in terms of academic performance Academically inclined-its part of your personality to want to study academic subjects, maybe you are curious about a certain subject are or you just like to have a certain type of intellectual challenge Core subjects-those subjects which are compulsory throughout each keyContinue reading “An interview about Careers and teaching-phrases/specialised vocab”

Interview with Andre about Focusmate (Level A2/B1)

How did you get introduced to Focusmate? I was reading an article on BBC News, and they were talking about how to beat procrastination, and they mentioned Focusmate. How long you’ve been using Focusmate? So, I joined maybe a month and a half, but I start I become a paid member about maybe three, fourContinue reading “Interview with Andre about Focusmate (Level A2/B1)”

Thoughts on COVID, the vaccine and a possible survey (Level B2/C1)

Earlier this year, my friend invited me to a Facebook group. The Facebook group was about questioning the official line on COVID. I am pretty sure she didn’t believe in the conspiracy theories put forward by the group. I think she joined in part as it’s a novel situation it’s something unnerving as it’s unknown.Continue reading “Thoughts on COVID, the vaccine and a possible survey (Level B2/C1)”

Interview with someone who has received the COVID vaccine

When did you have the vaccine?I had my last vaccination on Thursday; it was the Pfizer one.The vaccination process was excellent; everyone there was so friendly, it was rapid, we didn’t have to wait too long.You have people running around with ipads helping you check-in, and you have a 15 mins slot. You fill outContinue reading “Interview with someone who has received the COVID vaccine”