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Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (15 – 219) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month, 16 useful idioms from popular US sports. Plus…

  • Vocabulary – the flat/apartment
  • Jokes – little jokes in English.
  • Grammar – since versus for.
  • Interesting words – noises.
  • Quiz – are you a fanatic?
  • Functional language – talking about sport.
  • Science – tea.
  • Fun – graffiti & how to annoy someone.
  • Humour – funny product labels.
  • Culture – air guitar.
  • Wacky stuff – crank call & useful advice.
  • Games – crossword.
  • Language – idioms.
  • Weird stuff – unusual trivia.
  • Vocabulary + dialogue – mobile phones.
  • More games – wordsearch.
  • Cinema – London on film.
  • Crime – clever criminals.
  • Real language – bar chat.
  • Strange but true – quirky news.
  • Slang – Dictionary of Slang.
  • Speaking – fluency practice.
  • Jokes – story time.

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Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month we’re looking at 16 jokes to help you start a conversation in English. Plus…

  • Vocabulary – the mobile phone
  • Jokes – little jokes in English.
  • Grammar – the present perfect.
  • Quiz – could you be a good teacher?
  • Functional language – the taxi.
  • Humour – funny product labels.
  • Comedy – Ali G, Borat and Bruno.
  • Phone English – crank calls.
  • World facts – weird trivia.
  • Family – parental advice.
  • Vocabulary – crime.
  • Dialogues – theft.
  • Jokes – story time.
  • Conversation – British bar chat.
  • Science – the potato.
  • Slang – Dictionary of Slang.
  • Speaking – fluency practice.
  • Games – crossword.
  • Business – business dialogues.

217    13

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (13 – 217) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month we’re looking at 12 really useful idioms to use when speaking. Plus, 20 words and expressions for talking about parties, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:

  • Jokes – jokes in English.
  • Idioms – money idioms.
  • Technology – Kim Dotcom.
  • Health – how to get fit.
  • Travel – annoying tourists.
  • Journalism – the British press.
  • Literature – summer reading.
  • Business – celebrity products.
  • Politics – famous protests.
  • Cities – Prague.
  • Royalty – famous scandals.
  • Slang – slang conversation!
  • Fun – amazing parties.
  • Food – peach shortbread.
  • Phrasal verbs – politics.
  • Film scripts – Rear Window.

 216 12

The latest issue of Hot English (12) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month we’re looking at 16 really useful expressions with the preposition out. Plus, 20 words and expressions for talking about television, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:Blue, white, and purple Learn Hot English Magazine cover

  • Jokes – jokes in English.
  • Grammar – the Present Perfect, part 2.
  • Functional language – asking for favours.
  • Sport – world records.
  • TV – Mad Men.
  • Environment – trees.
  • History – marathon.
  • Business – life after sport.
  • Language – how to improve your English.
  • Movies – film taglines.
  • Vocabulary – politics.
  • Slang – slang conversation!
  • Psychology – willpower.
  • Phrasal verbs – party time.
  • Quirky news – unusual stories.
  • Word building – suffixes.

215 11

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (11) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month we’re looking at 11 movie quotes with past tenses! Plus, 20 words and expressions for talking about buildings, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:Blue, green, and white Learn Hot English Magazine cover with Kermit the Frog, Madonna, Joker, and Fozzie Bear

  • Jokes – jokes in English.
  • Grammar – the Present Perfect.
  • Functional language – making decisions.
  • Culture – UK festivals.
  • Health – fast food.
  • Travel – Malta.
  • History – Wallis & Edward – a royal scandal.
  • Music – Madonna.
  • Language – learn English with TV series.
  • Literature – self-help books.
  • Vocabulary – friends & relationships.
  • Mindfulness – water holidays!
  • Cuisine – hamburgers.
  • Idioms – financial idioms.
  • Quirky news – unusual stories.
  • Word building – prefixes.

214   10

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (10) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month we’re looking at 10 useful idioms! Plus, 20 words and expressions for talking about ships and boats, slang terms, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:Red, white, and blue Learn Hot English Magazine cover with man holding cake and Union Jack flag

  • Jokes – jokes in English.
  • Functional language – how to clarify something.
  • Crime – the Swissport Robbery.
  • Media – live TV.
  • History – the Titanic.
  • Archaeology – ship wrecks.
  • Hollywood – Kate Winslet.
  • Literature – Irish tales.
  • Cuisine – a Cuban sandwich.
  • Language – new words!
  • Accents – Irish English.
  • Phrasal verbs – politics.
  • Vocabulary – crime & punishment.
  • Quirky news – unusual stories.
  • Slang – Dictionary of Slang

 213 Mag 09

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (09) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month we’re looking at 13 expressions to help you talk like a native English speaker ! Plus, 20 words and expressions for talking about love, 8 words for describing sports equipment, slang terms, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:Gray, white, and blue Lean Hot English cover with Clint Eastwood and gun

  • Jokes – jokes in English.
  • Functional language – how to give compliments.
  • Travel – places to visit this Easter.
  • History – English smugglers.
  • Crime – celebrity arrests.
  • Cinema – Mark Wahlberg.
  • Grammar – reporting verbs.
  • Accents – Puerto Rican English.
  • Vocabulary – crime & punishment.
  • News – modern art destruction.
  • Idioms – baseball.
  • Slang – Dictionary of Slang
  • Business – Negotiating.
  • Language – nominative determinism.

212 MAG 08

The latest issue of Hot English (08) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month we’re looking at 12 really useful expressions for improving your speaking. Plus, 10 words for talking about crimes and criminals, 8 words for describing protests, slang terms, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:

  • Jokes – jokes in English.
  • Functional language – how to deal with an interruption.
  • Accents – US English.
  • Nature – unusual pets.
  • Language – phrasal verb particles.
  • Sport – baseball.
  • Politics – Donald Trump.
  • Grammar – reporting verbs.
  • Celebrities – Brad Pitt.
  • Language – how to remember words.
  • Cuisine – pasta with salmon.
  • Slang – Dictionary of Slang
  • Business – Machiavelli.

211 Mag 07

The latest issue of Hot English (07) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month we’re looking at 8 really useful phrasal verbs for talking about health and sickness. Plus, 10 words for talking about health and safety, 8 useful expressions for talking about swimming, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:HotEnglish211_cover_thumbnail - What is a blind date

  • Jokes – jokes in English.
  • Functional language – how to interrupt someone.
  • Accents – New Zealand English.
  • Psychology – doodles.
  • Language – phrasal verb particles.
  • Quiz time – general knowledge.
  • Politics – Margaret Thatcher.
  • History – the 1980s.
  • Celebrities – Meryl Streep.
  • Language – alliteration.
  • Technology & music – music videos.
  • Slang – Dictionary of Slang
  • Socialising – making small talk.
  • Body language – hand gestures part II.

210 MAG 06

The latest issue of Hot English (06) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month we’re looking at 10 movie quotes with the Present Simple. Plus, 10 words for talking about videos, 8 useful expressions for talking about bedtime, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:Learn Hot English No. 6 magazine cover with Darth Vader

  • Jokes – jokes in English.
  • Functional language – how to avoid a question.
  • Accents – Cockney English.
  • Science – the Ig Nobels.
  • Language – phrasal verb particles.
  • Cinema & TV – costume dramas.
  • Literature – Jane Eyre.
  • Celebrities – Mia Wasikowska.
  • Technology – Steve Jobs.
  • Cuisine – sandwiches.
  • Cinema – Casablanca.
  • Slang – Dictionary of Slang
  • Work – music while you work.
  • Body language – hand gestures.

209 MAG 05

The latest issue of Hot English (209) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month we’re looking at 15 useful phrasal verb commands. Plus, 10 words for talking about the cinema, 15 useful words for talking about the living room, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:No 209 Learn Hot English magazine cover

  • Jokes – jokes in English.
  • Technology – spy toys.
  • Grammar – gerunds & infinitives.
  • Practical language – agreeing & disagreeing.
  • Crime – street cameras.
  • Langauge – phrasal verb particles.
  • History – spies & spying.
  • Celebrities – Tom Cruise.
  • Body language – hand gestures.
  • Marketing – publicity stunts.
  • Cuisine – sausage with lemon potatoes.
  • Cinema – Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
  • Work – excuses for being late.
  • Life – key skills.

 208 MAG 04

The latest issue of Hot English (208) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month we’re looking at 4 common mistakes in English with the Present Perfect. Read over the information, then try our language exercises. Plus, 15 words for talking about space and aliens, 10 useful words for talking about the internet, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:No. 208 Learn Hot English Magazine title page

  • Jokes – jokes in English.
  • Grammar – the use of “would”.
  • Useful vocabulary – the internet.
  • Practical language – giving opinions.
  • Travel – places to visit this autumn.
  • Seasons – autumn travelling.
  • Cinema – the things we hate about it.
  • Langauge – phrasal verb particles.
  • Mystery – aliens.
  • Celebrities – Daniel Craig.
  • History – Marco Polo.
  • Finance – how to save money.
  • Movies – Some Like It Hot.
  • Vocabulary – false friends.

207 03

The latest issue of Hot English (207) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month we’re looking at 10 movie quotes with the Present Perfect. Read over the quotes, then try our language exercises. Plus, 15 words for the bar or nightclub, 10 useful words for talking about the computer (part II), idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:

• Jokes – jokes in English.
• Language – unusual words.
• Grammar – the future in the past.
• Sport – the Tour de France.
• Humour – annoying things.
• Language – how to improve your English.
• Wildlife – pandas.
• Celebrities – Ashton Kutcher.
• Nature – Bees.
• Money – expensive gifts.
• Literature – book series.
• Business – disastrous demos.
• Vocabulary – loan words.

206  02

The latest issue of Hot English (206) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month we’re looking at 12 useful expression to improve your spoken English. Plus, 15 words for the coffee shop, 10 useful words for talking about the computer, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:

• Jokes – jokes in English.
• Work – dangerous jobs.
• Grammar – indirect questions.
• Culture – the British.
• Psychology – dreams.
• Language – how to improve your English.
• Literature – holiday reading.
• Celebrities – Megan Fox.
• Cuisine – British food.
• Strange news – fake deaths.
• Food – summer salads.
• Internet – Trip Advisor.
• Vocabulary – loan words.

205  01

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (205) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month we’re looking at body language in presentations. Plus, 30 words for pets, 10 useful words for talking about the theatre, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:

• Jokes – jokes in English.
• Animals – pet trainers.
• Grammar – would & used to.
• Music – Justin Bieber.
• Language – how to write.
• Celebrities – Elizabeth Taylor.
• Cinema – Pirates of the Caribbean.
• Hollywood – celebrity couples.
• Art – tattoos.
• Cuisine – fajitas.
• Business – CVs.
• Transport – the segway.
• Words – etymology.

204

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (204) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: 8 common mistakes in English. Plus, 100 words for hobbies and pastimes, 10 useful words for talking about trains, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:

• Jokes – jokes in English.
• Employment – work-related stress.
• Grammar – the future perfect.
• Health – vegetable benefits.
• Functional language – persuasion II.
• Language – how to improve your listening skills.
• Music – summer festivals.
• Social media – YouTube superstars.
• Musicians – Lady Gaga.
• Culture – smoking.
• Business – marketing.
• Psychology – lie detectors.
• Personality – graphology.

203

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (203) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: learn about some words with more than one meaning. Plus, 10 expressions, 10 useful words for talking about the bathroom, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:

• Jokes – jokes in English.
• Monarchy – some interesting gossip.
• Grammar – passives with “have”.
• Driving – number plates.
• Functional language – persuasion.
• Humour – award ceremonies that go wrong.
• History – crazy rulers.
• Actors – Colin Firth.
• Romance – chat-up lines.
• Culture – museums from around the world.
• Psychology – noise.
• Language – clichés.

202

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (202) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: learn English with the Beatles. Read over some famous Beatles lyrics and learn lots of useful English at the same time. Plus, 10useful words and expressions for talking about bathroom accessories, 10 useful words for talking about museums, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:

• Jokes – jokes in English.
• Lawsuits – some ridiculous lawsuits.
• Grammar – the Present Continuous.
• Travel – the Highland Games.
• Culture – the pub quiz.
• Language – how to learn by writing.
• Music – the Beatles.
• Health – walking.
• Art – investing in art.
• Psychology – mnemonics.
• Politics – whistleblowers.

201

The latest issue of Hot English (201) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: 14 jokes to improve your listening skills and teach you lots of useful words. Plus, 8 useful words and expressions for talking about the bathroom, 10 useful words for driving in the road, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:

• Jokes – jokes in English.
• Functional language – making conversation
• Grammar – must / should
• Work – poor excuses.
• Business – supermarkets.
• Architecture – famous castles.
• Culture – how British are you?
• Cinema – True Grit.
• History – Native Americans.
• Psychology – mind control.
• Sport – sponsorship.
• Cuisine – easy curry.
• Cars – the Mini.

200

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (200) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Learn 8 really useful phrasal verbs to use when speaking. Plus, 8 useful words and expressions for driving in the city, 10 useful words for describing positive emotiosn, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:

• Jokes – jokes in English.
• Functional language – getting approval
• Grammar – enough
• Accents – the southern US accent.
• Travel – posh holiday resorts.
• Business – the Hilton.
• Life – the secrets of success.
• Socialising – how to make small talk.
• Cinema – superheroes.
• Transport – movie cars.
• TV – Jackass.
• The internet – Wikipedia.
• Air travel – famous airports.
• Culture – tipping trends.

199

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (199) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Learn how to negotiate in English – perfect for both business and your day-to-day life. We’ll teach you lots of useful tricks… in English! Plus, 8 useful words and expressions for talking about the bedroom, 10 useful words for the street, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:

• Business – IKEA
• Jokes – jokes in English.
• Travel – the Lake District
• Functional language – paraphrasing
• Grammar – the adverb too
• Accents – the German English accent.
• Debate – videogames
• Education – weird courses
• Language – how to learn English grammar
• Literature – Charles Dickens
• Cinema – The Fockers
• Work – Jobs that disappeared… then came back!
• Family – in-laws
• The environment – biodiversity
• Music – Christmas songs

198

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (198) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Learn 20 words for describing emotions in English, so you can characterise friends, relatives and colleagues. Plus, 8 useful words and expressions for talking about DIY (home repairs), 10 useful words for the kitchen, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:
• Food – chocolate.
• The environment – carbon footprints.
• Story time – jokes in English.
• Holidays – postcards from abroad.
• Functional language – making requests.
• Grammar – relative clauses.
• Listening – accents.
• Language – how to learn phrasal verbs.
• British culture – nomadic people.
• Literature – Harry Potter.
• Celebrities – Emma Watson.
• Music – the music business.
• Robotics – famous robots.
• Food – meatballs.
• Cuisine – Jamie Oliver.
• Business – lawyers.
• World issues – the TED awards.
• Accents – the Canadian accent.

197

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (197) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Learn 15 useful slang expressions so you can understand native speakers, songs, films and TV series better. Plus, 10 useful words and expressions for talking about chocolate and cooking, 12 useful words and expressions for describing graphs and charts, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:
• Food – chocolate.
• Grammar – relative clauses (who, that).
• Typical errors – error correction.
• Art – airbrushing.
• History – JFK versus Lincoln.
• Language – how to learn idioms.
• Politics – Winston Churchill.
• Finance – Wall Street.
• Cinema – Shia LaBeouf.
• Business – how to start a business.
• Marketing – ambush marketing.
• Accents – the Scottish accent.
• Architecture – buildings of the future.
• Words – oxymorons.

196

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (196) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Learn 18 useful prepositions of movement. Plus, 10 useful words and expressions for talking about cooking in the kitchen, 12 useful words for describing someone’s physical appearance, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:
• Sport – hybrid sports.
• Language – how to address people.
• Listening – fictional characters.
• Marketing – product placement.
• Language learning – how to build up your vocabulary.
• Travel – Iceland.
• Traditions – crazy English events.
• Hollywood – Sylvester Stallone.
• Film – The Life of Brian.
• Art – graffiti.
• The monarchy – secret recordings.
• Food – a tuna sandwich.
• Accents – the New York accent.
• Words – synonyms.

195

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (195) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Learn 25 hairstyles in English. Plus, 10 useful words and expressions for talking about holiday nightmares, 24 useful travel expressions, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:
• Ecology – cycling cities.
• Grammar – making requests.
• Marketing – brand stretching.
• Travel – Kensington, London.
• Language – reading English.
• Culture – post English people.
• Education – the Bullingdon Club.
• Politics – Cameron & Johnson.
• TV – the A-Team.
• Traditions – fox hunting.
• Literature – Jeeves & Wooster.
• Cuisine – avocado salad.
• Accents – the posh accent.
• Words – understatement.

194

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (194) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Learn 30 useful expressions for travelling abroad. Plus, 10 useful words and expressions for talking about the body, 12 words and expressions for talking about laying the table, 6 useful expressions for talking about the phone, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:
• Restaurants – the buffet.
• Marketing – meerchandising.
• Language – how to have fun learning English.
• Cinema – animated films.
• Sport – football vocabulary.
• Hollywood – famous flops.
• Vocabulary – the weather.
• Football – soccer quotes.
• Accents – the Australian accent.
• Events – sporting disasters.
• Language – Murphy’s law.

193

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (193) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Learn 15 useful slang expressions. Plus, 10 useful words and expressions for talking about the body, 10 expressions for talking about seafood, 6 useful expressions for talking about the phone, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:
• Technology – eReaders.
• Work – ridiculous requests.
• Language – how to speak English.
• Culture – festivals.
• Travel – Poland.
• Legends – Robin Hood.
• Hollywood – Russell Croew & Cate Blanchett.
• Business – dishonest salespeople.
• Crime – cheats.
• Cuisine – fish pie.
• History – pirates.
• Music – Chopin.
• Accents – the Polish English accent.
• Business skills – how to negotiate.
• Current events – modern-day pirates.
• Language – situational irony.

192

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (192) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Learn 21 phrasal verbs with the verb “to get”. Plus, 12 useful words and expressions for talking about the body, 10 expressions for describing body language, 6 useful expressions for talking about the phone, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:
• Psychology – liars.
• Culture – pets.
• Speaking – how to speak English.
• Grammar – the present perfect & past simple.
• Travel – Denver, Colorado.
• TV – late night shows.
• Actors – Jamie Foxx & Jennifer Aniston.
• The USA – bounty hunters.
• History – mutiny on the Bounty.
• Transport – road rage.
• Food – tuna pasta.
• The past – the Spanish Armada.
• Accents – the Black Country accent.
• Health – unusual exercise routines.
• Language – irony.

191

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (191) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: How to negotiate in English. Find out how to respond to a proposal and get the best deal possible. Plus, 12 useful words and expressions for talking about drinks, 10 expressions for describing “stupid” people, 6 useful expressions for talking about the phone, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:
• The environment – edible plates.
• Business – team building.
• Speaking – making small talk.
• Grammar – the present perfect with “since” and “for”.
• Business skills – negotiation quotes.
• Social English – the wedding.
• Cinema – famous film scenes.
• Literature – Alice in Wonderland.
• Celebrities – Helena Bonham Carter.
• Travel – Oxford.
• Animals – whales.
• Food – spaghetti recipe.
• Accents – the Dutch English accent.
• History – La Sagrada Familia.
• Language – portmanteau.

190

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (190) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: How to understand body language in meetings. Find out how to understand what messages people are communicating with their bodies in meetings. Plus, 12 useful words and expressions for talking about an office, 10 useful expressions for meat, 6 useful expressions for talking about the phone, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:
• Film – Hollywood stars.
• Politics – political protest.
• Speaking – making small talk.
• Grammar – the present perfect.
• Writing – e-mails.
• Housing – neighbours from hell.
• Language learning – how to learn English.
• Musicals – famous musicals.
• Psychology – the mid-life crisis.
• Travel – Vancouver.
• Technology – mobile madness.
• Mystery – Jack the Ripper.
• Accents – the French English accent.
• Literature – banned books.
• Language – metaphors.

189

Great news! The latest issue of Hot English (189) is out now! Learn over 1,000 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: How to end a presentation. Find out how to end a speech effectively, and read our top tips on how to really make an impression with your ending! Plus, 12 useful words and expressions for talking about vegetables, 10 useful expressions for the phone, 6 useful expressions for talking about problems, idioms, phrasal verbs… plus:
• The internet – funny YouTube videos.
• Education – how to learn on your own.
• Grammar – modal verbs.
• Art – abstract art.
• Publicity – classified ads.
• Celebrities – Matt Damon & Morgan Freeman.
• History – South Africa & Nelson Mandela.
• Travel – South Africa.
• Fashion – street style.
• Hollywood – Clint Eastwood.
• Technology – technophobia.
• Learning English – how to listen to English.
• Food – French toast.
• Accents – the southern US accent.
• Work – office crime.
• Culture – pubs.
• Language – similes.

188

Good news! The latest issue of Hot English (188 – the January issue) is out now! This month: how to learn new words. Read our top tips to help you learn new and difficult words and really improve your range of vocabulary. Plus, 12 useful words and expressions for talking about getting to work, 10 useful words for talking about fruit, useful words for talking about websites, 8 expressions for describing people who are strange or unusual, “news” phrasal verbs… plus:
• Science – the Ig Nobels.
• Fashion – wacky clothes.
• Drinks – cocktail fun.
• Environment – plastic.
• Film – Sherlock Holmes.
• History – Victorian England.
• Literature – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
• Grammar – So & such
• Hollywood – Guy Ritchie & Jude Law.
• Food – onion soup.
• London accents – Cockney English.
• Slang – English slang.
• British accents – Welsh.
• Trends – British food.
• Language – palindromes.

187

Good news! The latest issue of Hot English (187 – the December issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: how to start a presentation. Learn lots of useful phrases for beginning your talk. Plus, find out how to really impress the audience. As part of this, you’ll learn about 7 ways to start your presentation with a bang! Plus, 12 useful words and expressions for talking about morning routines, 10 useful words for talking about taxis, useful words for talking about e-mails, 8 expressions for describing people who aren’t very “nice”, “road” idioms, “travel” phrasal verbs… plus:
• British culture – unusual games.
• Business – Walt Disney.
• Film – Patrick Swayze.
• Grammar – the Present Continuous.
• Mystery – the Shroud of Turin.
• Language – typical mistakes.
• Culture – vampire popularity.
• Politics – Ted Kennedy.
• Travel – Rio de Janeiro.
• Humour – insurance claims.
• Advertising – celebrity advertising.
• Politics – Berlusconi.
• Animal rights – food celebrities.
• Slang – our dictionary of slang.

186

Good news! The latest issue of Hot English (186 – the November issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: 23 uses of the verb “to get”. Learn how this useful verb is used to mean lots of different things: to receive, to become, to arrive… Plus, 12 useful words and expressions for talking about the train, 10 useful words for talking about jobs, useful words for talking about your rooms in your house, 8 expressions on the topic of eath, “town” idioms, “time” phrasal verbs… plus:
• Economics – world facts.
• Marketing – airline stories.
• Travel – popular cities.
• Grammar – compound nouns.
• Film – Bridget Jones.
• Nature – dangerous animals.
• Culture – world dances.
• Movie review – Public Enemies.
• Politics – Ted Kennedy.
• TV – Fame.
• History – Coco Chanel.
• Art – house museums.
• The law – unusual lawsuits.
• Music – controversial stars.
• Slang – our dictionary of slang.

185

Good news! The latest issue of Hot English (185 – the October issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: 7 songs in English to make you feel good! Find out how they can motivate you, and learn lots of useful English at the same time! Plus, 12 useful words for talking about the office, 10 useful words for talking about travel, useful words for talking about your holidays, 10 words to use in a meeting, “time” idioms, “time” phrasal verbs… plus:
• Marketing – toilet paper marketing.
• Life – retirement plans.
• Quiz – have you got a sense of humour?
• Humour – types of humour.
• Speaking – how to tell a joke.
• Food – what people have for dinner.
• TV – US comedy series.
• Travel – visit Austria.
• Film review – Brüno.
• Music – Michael Jackson.
• Slang – Dictionary of Slang.
• History – What happened in 1994?
• Education – teaching children about stocks.
• Internet – words you shouldn’t use.
• Language – how to be sarcastic.

184

Good news! The latest issue of Hot English (184 – the September issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: How social media can help you learn English! Find out how to use social media to improve your reading, listening and writing skills. Plus, 12 useful words for talking about clothes and accessories, 10 useful words for talking about careers, work and jobs, 12 useful words to use when you go to a concert, 10 horror words, “fashion” idioms, “style” phrasal verbs… plus:
• Fashion – how to be stylish.
• Literature – banned books.
• Geography – number-one countries.
• Business – giving a presentation.
• Relationships – dealing with bullies.
• Work – the interview presentation.
• Home – creating space.
• Language – language mistakes.
• Celebrities – Disney stars.
• Books – Agatha Christie.
• Food – stuffed peppers.
• TV – 13 Reasons Why
• Horror – creepy places.
• True crime – In Cold Blood.
• Music – pop music.
• Politics – Boris Johnson.

183

The latest issue of Hot English (183 – the August issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: How to form questions with prepositions! Learn how to make questions with verbs + prepositions by placing the preposition at the end. Plus, 12 useful words for talking about camping, 10 useful words for talking about the city, 12 useful words for meeting and greeting someone, “street” idioms, “clothing” phrasal verbs… plus:
• Entertainment – the use of animals!
• Quiz – how moody are you?
• TV – teen series.
• US culture – freaks and geeks.
• Grammar – confusing words.
• Film scripts – The Wizard of Oz.
• Relationships – how to hold a drink.
• Festivals – Glastonbury.
• Medicine – basic anatomy.
• Food – avocado wrap.
• Music – Bruce Springsteen.
• Language – spelling.
• Literature – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
• Sport – cheating in sports.
• Slang – learn some useful slang terms!

182

Good news! The latest issue of Hot English (182 – the July issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Learn 15 really useful verbs + prepositions! Learn how to use these really useful expressions. Plus, 12 useful words for talking about exercising, 10 useful words for talking about the countryside, 12 useful words for talking about mobile phones, 8 useful words and expressions for sayin goodbye, “square” idioms, “spending and saving” phrasal verbs… plus:
• Language – the use of capital letters.
• Quiz – are you obsessive?
• Vocabulary – “seeing” verbs.
• Phone English – ordering food to go.
• Medical – travel nurses.
• Film – a clip from Gone with the Wind.
• US culture – an American summer.
• Literature – female author name changes.
• Food – chicken and rice dish.
• Music – Tina Turner – simply the best.
• Festivals – the Music Fortress!
• Mystery – four famous conspiracy theories.
• Social – how to make small talk!
• Business – top tips on giving a presentation!
• Marketing – four famous PR disasters!
• Science – Nikola Tesla.
• Slang – learn some useful slang terms!

181

Good news! The latest issue of Hot English (181 – the June issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Learn 8 really useful phrasal verbs! Learn how to use these eight phrasal verbs and really impress your friends and colleagues. Plus, 12 useful words for talking about parties, 10 useful words for talking about renting a flat, 10 useful words and expressions for talking about music, 8 useful terms for describing similar things, “pot” idioms, “work” phrasal verbs… plus:
• Grammar – relations & relationships and articles.
• TV – a clip from Will and Grace.
• Health – unhealthy salads.
• Quiz – What planet are you?
• Phone English – the electronic store.
• Science – where do planets get their names?
• History – were the lunar landings a hoax?
• Cinema – space films.
• Movies – Star Trek.
• Astrology – star signs.
• Festivals – Sci-Fi London.
• Exercise – the couch potato.
• Stars – Mickey Rourke.
• Crime – ridiculous lawsuits.
• Language – body words.
• Slang – learn some useful slang terms!

180

The latest issue of Hot English (180 – the May issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: How to speak on the phone! Learn how to use your tone of voice to speak more effectively, and also how to work out what other people are saying or feeling. This will help you at work and with your personal life, as well as improving your ability to speak and listen over the phone in English. Plus, 12 useful “travel” words, 10 useful past tense verbs, 8 words and expressions for describing the weather, 10 words for talking about fast food, useful expressions for describing power, “knife” idioms, “work” phrasal verbs… plus:
• Grammar – confusing travel words.
• Language – “like” versus “as”.
• Film – a clip from the Simpsons movie.
• Competition! – win a free book!
• Travel – islands to visit.
• Psychology – colour and personality.
• Phone – how to rent a car over the phone.
• Drinks – learn how to make a “Nojito”.
• Mystery – 6 unsolved mysteries.
• History – the story of Gibraltar.
• TV – the TV series Lost!
• Business – how to save a failing pub!
• Slang – learn some useful slang terms!
• Work – bullying at work.
• Useful phrases – expressions with numbers!

179

The latest issue of Hot English (179 – the April issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: How to improve your listening skills! Learn how to listen more effectively. This will help you at work and with your personal relations, as well as improving your ability to listen in English. Plus, 12 useful words to describe lunchtime food, 10 useful past tense verbs, 8 words to use at the amusement park, 10 important words for describing the “economy”, “embarrassing” idioms… plus:
• Quiz – what’s your workplace personality?
• Food – lunchtime!
• Mystery – ghost towns
• Health – the benefits of yoga
• Language – how to paraphrase
• Politics – things that got banned
• Workplace humour – naughty employees
• Medicine – are you eating too much salt?
• Cinema – Young Frankenstein
• Cuisine – Eggs Benedict
• Humour – April Fool’s Day jokes
• Crime – stupid criminals
• Music – ABBA and Elvis Presley
• Nature – cute animals that bite
• History – conscientious objectors
• Terror – The Golden Hand

178

The latest issue of Hot English (178 – the March issue) is out now! Learn over 300 useful words and expressions and improve your listening skills with Learn Hot English! This month: Improve your spoken English! Learn 12 useful expressions for responding to comments + 10 “money” words, 8 useful maths terms, 16 words to use to describe films, 10 expressions for describing an object, 20 “furniture” words… plus:
• Quiz – are you greedy?
• Food – unusual restaurants
• Grammar – the use of the word “like”
• Books – Twilight book review
• Cinema – a film extract from Dead Poets Society
• Finance – famous billionaires
• History – the Great Depression
• Celebrities – Paris Hilton versus Naomi Campbell
• Culture – an Indian festival
• Entertainment – learn how to play poker
• Crime – the Ponzi Scheme
• Phone English – ordering something by phone
• Language – the second English language: Globish
• Money – some great money quotes
• The environment – the rise of the Scuppie
• Education – classroom phrasal verbs