The English Sessions Podcast: The Silent 'B'

Welcome to episode 47 of The English Sessions. The Silent B. I am your host and English teacher, Mike Butler. These podcasts can help you improve your English! Together, we will talk about grammar… pronunciation… structure... and have some fun too. Remember to visit my website, to contact me for private lessons, and for more content.

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Listen for these words today:

Lamb - a young sheep

Subtle - ‘subtle’ means NOT OBVIOUS, or delicate, or precise. There can be a subtle meaning to something, that is not obvious or clear at first.

Succumb - to give in, to surrender, to be overwhelmed by something.

Get rid of - to ‘get rid of’ something means to remove something; to throw out something; to destroy / to eliminate (something). If you don’t want it or need it anymore, you get rid of it.

Clutter - ‘clutter’ is a verb and a noun. ‘Clutter’ is disorder, a mess. To clutter means ‘to make a mess’ / ‘to be untidy’. His room was cluttered with garbage and dirty clothes.

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