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Learn English the fun way—by listening to a podcast in English! Plain English is a program that you can understand! Join Jeff twice a week for an American English podcast about current events, such as American culture, travel, business, technology, politics and sports. The episodes also help you learn English vocabulary, idioms, phrasal verbs, English grammar and other expressions. Best of all, the show goes at the right speed for you—just a little bit slower than native speech. By listening ...
 
Advanced English classes. Learning English by audio is for advanced English language learners and fluent English speakers. Beginners classes are here https://eattmag.com/learn-english/ This English by audio podcast can help you test your memory if you are a fluent English speaker. If English is your second language, you can test how much English you understand if you are a proficient English user or IELTS 7-8 TOEFL iBT 94-109 TOEIC 901+ CAMBRIDGE CPE these classes can help you listening skil ...
 
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" Rafael Nadal won the twentieth Grand Slam title of his career at the French Open, tying Roger Federer’s record. Like usual, the tennis tournament was played on Paris’s famous red clay courts. But like most things in 2020, this year’s tournament was far from normal. Plus, learn what it means to “wreak havoc.” -- At Plain English, we make English l…
 
" At this point, people are taking any excuse to pack their bags and head out of cities, and right now is prime time for fall foliage and “foliage tourism” across North America. Some places even depend on the vibrant and varied colors of fall for the majority of their tourism revenues. Plus, learn what “leaf peepers” are and the phrasal verb “roll …
 
Today you're going to learn 20 different ways to say "sorry" in English. Why should you learn all these different expressions? Because they're used in different situations. There are many different times we might want to say "sorry," but we'd use different words depending on whether we spilled some coffee, or hurt someone's feelings, or made a mist…
 
" Uruguay might be the only country in the world that is currently welcoming foreigners with open arms. The tiny country of 3.5 million is trying to attract 200,000 new residents. For what Uruguay lacks in flare, it makes up for in stability – which might be exactly what people want most right now. Plus, learn the English expression “fed up.” -- At…
 
" Did you know there are hundreds of thousands of man-made objects circling our planet? The objects are also multiplying: they collide into each other and split into smaller pieces. Scientists around the world are trying to figure out how to harness the objects from space and bring them back down to earth, but there isn’t a proven method yet. Plus,…
 
Last week you learned 20 different ways to say "yes" in English, and today you’ll learn 20 different expressions for "no." These are especially important to learn because we often want to be polite when declining an invitation or request – it sounds a little rude to just say "no." Or maybe you want to add some additional information to the simple a…
 
" It’s all fun and games until all the fun and games are canceled. In the latest in pandemic-related cancelations, Rio’s carnival parade has been postponed indefinitely. Vendors that rely on the carnival for most of their annual income are grappling with the announcement. Plus, learn what it means to “keep your options open.” -- At Plain English, w…
 
" Today, we are revisiting five previous episode topics: Alexei Navalny was poisoned; e-scooters and micromobility are making a comeback in the pandemic era; a new zero-alcohol drink was released; progress in the return to pro sports; and an update on the race for a Covid-19 vaccine. Plus, learn the phrasal verb “to break down.” -- At Plain English…
 
Today you’re going to learn a lot of different ways to say “yes” in English. But wait – why should you learn these expressions, when you could just use “yes” to keep things simple? There are two good reasons: So that you can understand native English speakers, because we use these expressions all the time. If you only know the word “yes,” then you …
 
JR shares with you his Top 5 favorite lessons. Plus: a special message from Plain English listeners. Links to JR's favorite lessons: Lesson #160: Urban Outfitters wants to bring the sharing economy to your wardrobe with clothing rentals Lesson #130: ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ is a Singapore showcase with a great soundtrack Lesson #41: DJ Avicii found dead…
 
In this episode we will analyze the thoughts of Dennis DeYoung. Specifically, the quote: “Winners are losers who got up and gave it one more try” And how this applies to your journey to speaking English fluently. Sign up, enrol and buy access to The Fluency Academy here: https://www.englishteacheradriana.com/the-fluency-academy/…
 
" The live music industry is in trouble. Their business model isn’t exactly pandemic-friendly: they rely on packing as many people into a small indoor space as possible. Live music venues were among the first to close, and they will be the last to reopen – if they’re able to reopen at all. Plus, learn what it means to “weather the storm.” -- At Pla…
 
" Pets are known to provide emotional support and reduce anxiety in times of stress – like during a pandemic – so it’s no wonder pet ownership is booming in 2020. But even before the pandemic era, pet ownership was on the rise. In some countries, pets are even treated as superiors by their owners. Plus, learn what a “stepping stone” is. -- At Plain…
 
Today you're going to learn 14 business English “buzzwords” – informal expressions that you might hear at work or in a professional context. I'll tell you a little story that will teach you expressions like: push the envelope a shoestring budget streamline pitch an idea the lion's share ...and more There are tons of these informal expressions used …
 
" It might seem puzzling to people outside of the US – who have astonishingly low approval ratings for Trump – that so many Americans will still vote for Trump in November. But if you consider the drastic American cultural shift over the last decade, it isn’t quite as surprising. Plus, learn the English expression “take credit for.” -- At Plain Eng…
 
In this episode we will analyze the thoughts of Napoleon Hill. Specifically, the quote: “Focus on the possibilities for success, not on the potential for failure.” And how this applies to your journey to speaking English fluently. Sign up, enroll and buy access to The Fluency Academy here: https://www.englishteacheradriana.com/the-fluency-academy/…
 
" COVID-19 has undoubtedly taken a huge economic hit on businesses across the world. But even in the bleak economy, new pandemic spending patterns have given some companies huge boosts. Today, we’re highlighting four of the biggest business winners in the pandemic. Plus, learn the English expression “come to the rescue.” -- At Plain English, we mak…
 
Today I’m going to teach you how to use worse and worst correctly. Even some native English speakers confuse these words! After taking this lesson, you’ll understand the difference clearly - and you'll also learn a few expressions with each one. The opposite of worse is better, and I'm here to help your English get better! You can learn more when y…
 
" The United States is six weeks out from its presidential election, and polls show Biden with a comfortable, but slimming lead over the sitting president. Biden has been criticized for his “basement” strategy: largely staying out of the spotlight and letting Trump’s self-sabotage win him votes. Will Biden’s middle-of-the-road approach be enough to…
 
" To the hospitality industry’s delight, many Americans are slowly returning to travel. But people are discovering that travel isn’t the same in the pandemic era. Hotels have cut back on many of their standard amenity offerings, and it’s possible that some changes might stick around for good. Plus, learn the English phrase “go by.” -- At Plain Engl…
 
Do you know what color these words describe: maroon, fuchsia, hazel, and ivory? You probably learned simple colors like red, yellow, and blue in your first year of English... but the language has a lot more color words than these basic ones! Today you'll learn 12 interesting vocabulary words for colors. One quick note: Online, you'll often find ver…
 
" Yellowstone National Park draws in millions of tourists every year with its beautiful landscapes, boiling mud, and the many animals that roam there. With more than 10,000 hydrothermal features throughout the park, it is a hot spot – literally. You can see, smell, and hear the hydrothermal activity as you make your way through the park. Plus, lear…
 
⭐ Download the worksheet: http://bit.ly/miniexercise5 ✔️ Read the lesson text: https://www.espressoenglish.net/20-different-ways-to-use-the-word-set-in-english/ ❤️ Free sample lessons from my courses: http://bit.ly/EEFreeSamples Hello students! Today is the final day of our mini-course on words with multiple meanings – I hope you’ve been enjoying i…
 
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