Learn Useful Expressions in English

Check out IH Bristol’s extensive list of over 1000 of the most useful expressions in English, available for free for Beginner/Elementary students to Advanced speakers.

We’ve covered a wide range of everyday situations, and for each one there are 10 common phrases with explanations of how or when you would use each one. Context and cultural understanding is important: for example, some phrases are more polite/formal than others, while some are more colloquial and should be used in informal situations with friends. Learning these frequently used expressions and the will help you sound more natural when speaking to native speakers of English.

The more you use them, the more you will improve! IH Bristol offers courses and social events online – contact us for more information, and don’t forget to check out our phrase of the day, too.

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