Speak English with David
Learn to Speak English Like a Native English Speaker
Welcome to Speak English with David. My name is David Downer and I am an English Teacher. I live in the seaside town of Poole on the south coast of England…
I am a native British English speaker with a standard southern English accent. Students tell me that they find my accent easy to understand…
I have been a teacher for all my adult life. After many years as a sports and fitness teacher, I decided to re-train as an English teacher…
Through my website, Blog and social media channels, my goal is to help you to improve your English conversation and to speak like a native English speaker.
I look forward to helping you…
Have a great day!
My Latest FREE Lessons
This is the final Christmas English lesson for 2016 as we prepare for the 'Christmas Day'! Last minute preparations before the 'big day'. • Last minute: There is very little time left (e.g. to finish Christmas shopping before the shops close). • Preparations: Verb to...read more
Welcome to Speak English with David. In this Christmas English lesson I am talking about: - Party Expressions - Having Too Much To Drink - Drink Driving Party Expressions: • It was a great party • It was one hell of a party • I had a ball • Party animal (someone who...read more
'Look me in the eye' is a frequently used idiomatic expression in British English (and American English too). Definition: 'To talk to someone in an honest way that shows no doubts' (http://dictionary.cambridge.org). 'Look directly at someone without showing...read more
In this English lesson we look at things to do with Christmas. In particular; the Christmas tree, Christmas gifts, Christmas greetings and Father Christmas. • Christmas tree (real or artificial) • Christmas lights (turning on the lights) • Christmas tree decorations •...read more