Useful language: essential


When learning a language it is often helpful to learn common phrases or expressions.

This language module helps learners to practise the most useful advanced phrases and expressions. For example:

  • We are in a hurry.
  • Have you had your car checked recently?
Further learning
Description Author Language
Different ways to use 'actually'. BBC Learning
How to use 'be used to'. BBC Learning
How to use the phrase 'have/get something done'. BBC Learning
When to use 'notify' and 'let someone know'. BBC Learning
Different ways to express that you have visited a place. Ask Jackie