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Speak English with David

Learn to Speak English Like a Native English Speaker


…and become proficient in listening, reading and writing too!



Welcome to Speak English with David. My name is David Downer and I am an English Teacher. I live in the beautiful seaside town of Poole on the south coast of England…

I am a native English speaker with a standard southern English accent. Students tell me that my English accent is very easy to understand…

I have been teaching all my adult life. After many years as a sports and fitness teacher, I decided to re-train and become a teacher of English as a second language (ESL)…

Through my website, Blog and social media channels, my goal is to help you to speak English like a native English speaker. I can also help you to become proficient in listening, reading and writing too…

So let’s begin. Don’t miss out! ‘CLICK HERE’ to register for my FREE ‘Pronunciation Tips’ email newsletter!

I look forward to helping you…

Have an awesome day!

My Latest FREE Lessons

English Lesson – At the Quayside

For for today's English lesson I am at the 'Quayside' (the side of the quay alongside the sea), in my home town of Poole on the south coast of England. - Lifeboat House - Lifeboats rescue people who are in difficulty (e.g. when their boat has broken down) at sea. -...

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Happy New Year 2017

I wish a very Happy New Year 2017 to English learners everywhere! I hope that one of your New Year Resolutions is to improve your English during 2017. A new year resolution is simply a goal, it's just that it is a goal you make as you begin a new calendar year... Like...

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