Mon, 30 October 2017
It's always hard to find the right words to say when someone dies--and especially when it is not your first language.
You don't want to be perceived as insensitive or rude, so knowing the correct word or expression to talk about death is crucial. We will show you exactly this today to help prevent you from embarrassing yourself!
Direct download: 167_-_Death_Expressions.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:07pm -03
Mon, 23 October 2017
Do you know how to express your thanks in English when someone does something nice for you? Or how to respond when someone shows their appreciate to you? It is not enough to just say, "Thank you" or "You're welcome." If you want to be a fluent English speaker, you need to know what is the right word to use and when, so we will show you in this episode, talk about why appreciation is so important, AND share a native gratitude resource for you.
Direct download: 165_-_How_to_Express__Respond_to_Appreciation_in_English.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:32am -03
Mon, 16 October 2017
What do you usually think of people from the United States? Do you think we're fat, arrogant, and love guns? Or maybe that we're usually tall, blonde, white, and drive big cars?
In this episode we'll discuss some common American stereotypes, what is an "Ugly American," and which of these, if any, are actually true! This might just come in handy before you travel to the USA, or if you are just curious about American culture. Let's jump in!
Direct download: 164_American_Stereotypes.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:41am -03
Mon, 9 October 2017
Did you know that William Shakespeare, one of the most famous English writers, hugely shaped how we speak English? In fact, he invented over 1700 new English words. So in this podcast we have hand picked 15 of the most useful expressions that you can start using to add a bit of sophistication to you English. And then maybe you can get a copy of one of Shakespeare's plays and really put your English to the test. Aww yeah!
Direct download: 163_-_Shakespeare_English.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:00am -03
Mon, 2 October 2017
Everything starts with your mindset--the way that you intentionally (or unintentionally) cultivate your thought process and habits. When you put in the deliberate work to mold the right kind of mindset, you are guaranteed to be successful. It is actually quite simple, although it may not always be easy. That's why in this podcast we will give you recommendations to help you change the way you think, so that you can become a fluent, confident English speaker. What's more, you will be able to apply these tools to all other areas of your life.
Direct download: 162_-_Think_and_Grow_Fluent.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:28am -03