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Making a Dinner Reservation

It's important to know how to make a dinner reservation at a restaurant whether it is for business or for pleasure.  In today's lesson, we are going to learn all the words and phrases necessary for making this fast and easy, thanks to EnglishPod!  ...

Topics: reservations, food, dinner, eating

Interview Skills 1 - The Introduction

Before starting a new job there is the interview process.  Sometimes there are more than one or two interviews.  Always be polite and honest.  In this lesson we teach you about the interview process. We will teach you some useful words and phrases that will make the first part of your interview go v...

Topics: work, process, resume, business, office, job_interview

Making an Appointment

We all have busy schedules; there's work, there's family, and then there's studying English! In today's lesson, you'll learn some real English phrases for making appointments and describing your busy schedule. This lesson will also teach you how to say that you can't meet with someone... just in cas...

Topics: appointment, meeting, work, time, schedule, phone

Analyzing a Company's Annual Report

There are many different tools available to help you make educated decisions about your investments. In today’s lesson, we will look at a company’s annual report. Check out these great vocabulary words and phrases that’ll help you make an informed decision!...

Topics: stock_market, annual_report, Apple, finance, company_performance, market_growth

Writing a Resume

There are many different elements to a resume and all of them are equally important! You have one opportunity to make a good first impression, so it’s important to give plenty of time and attention to writing a professional and effective resume. Today, we look at lots of great words and phrases rela...

Topics: work, resume, education, job, suggestion, advice, skills, proofreading

Leadership Styles

In today’s lesson, you’ll get a thorough lecture on leadership styles and myths. This MBA professor has a plethora of knowledge when it comes to leadership style, so listen and learn!...

Topics: management, leadership, leader, organizational_behavior, corporate, MBA, lecture, theory

Can You Speak Slowly?

Today we’ll talk about how to get someone to speak slowly. In the dialogue, two people are talking on the phone. The woman doesn’t speak English very well. So she tells the man to speak slowly. In this lesson, you’ll learn how to tell people to speak slowly when you can’t understand them....

Topics: hotel, phone_calls, making_requests, speak_slowly, booking

Checking Out at a Hotel

It was a nice stay at your five-star hotel but now it is time to checkout. Find out how easy it is to check out at a hotel in today’s beginner lesson....

Topics: hotel, travel, business_trip, holiday, motel, checkout

Obamacare

ObamaCare is the cornerstone of Barack Obama’s presidency that seeks to extend health care to the American public. But Americans are fiercely divided over the policy. Today’s lesson will help you understand the nuance and complexity of the issue....

Topics: insurance, policy, politics, Health_care, policies, Obama

Wine Tasting

Of course “good” or “not good” also works, but wine tasting has a long list of special vocabulary to describe the subtle differences in flavors. Learn a few of the most commonly-used expressions and words in this lesson....

Topics: food, wine, restaurant, flavors, tasting

Hiring a Project Manager

In today's lesson, we will hear a conversation between an HR manager and a candidate for a Project Manager position....

Topics: interview, management, project_management, HR, qualifications

Smart Casual

“Smart casual” is probably the most common dress code for offices in the United States these days. But what does this term actually mean? And can you wear jeans?...

Topics: work, office, clothes, style, fashion

Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is one of the biggest days of the year in the United States. What is this holiday all about? What do people eat? What are normal customs for Americans on this day?...

Topics: food, family, celebration, holidays, American_culture

Time for a New Phone

Your phone is becoming slower and slower. The photos you take aren’t as good as the photos your friends take. This means only one thing: It’s time to buy a new phone....

Topics: shopping, contract, price, cell_phone, technology, friends, photo, data, coworker, plans, mobile_phone, Android, iphone, features, functions, video, recommending, Samsung, smart_phone

Fine Dining

Calling all foodie! Today’s lesson will take you to a Michelin-starred restaurant. Bon appetit!...

Topics: food, customer_service, price, wine, dating, eating, restaurant, recommendation, taste, couple, menu, Michelin, luxury, waiter

Travel series: San Francisco

As the song goes "I left my heart in San Francisco." Today we take you to this charming city on the West Coast....

Topics: food, travel, vacation, technology, sightseeing, style, architecture, nature, art, California, tourist, tourism, hippie, parks, bridge