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April Fools

Did you fall for any April Fools' prank this year? Listen in as we discuss the pros and cons of this special day....

Function: explaining
Host: Spencer, Adam
Grammar: known_to

Published: April 01, 2016

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Power Posing: the Power of Body Language

In today’s lesson we’ll be listening to Dr. Amy Cuddy talk about her research on the relationship between posing and power....

Host: Adam

Published: February 25, 2016

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How to Make Thanksgiving Turkey

In today’s lesson we’ll be following television chef Rachel Ray as she demonstrates a time-saving way to make Thanksgiving Turkey. Also, we’ll find out who this Tom guy is....

Host: Chris, Adam
Grammar: What_have_you

Published: November 26, 2015

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The Indian Accent

Because English is spoken by so many people around the world, it contains a rich variety of accents. Today we will focus on the Indian accent....

Published: September 29, 2015

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Building Smarter Teams

We're working more than ever in teams. What makes a team 'smart'? Is it the collective intelligence of its members or is there more to it? Two prominent business professors from the United States recently published their research findings on the New York Times. Today we listen to their thoughts on h...

Function: explaining, debating
Host: Jenny, Chris

Published: March 19, 2015

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Let's Yelp!

It's time to eat and you don't know what to get. Well, worry not! If you're in the United States, you can use Yelp to help you find the best restaurant near you. But what type of food are you going to get?...

Host: Jenny, Chris

Published: November 10, 2014

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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....

Grammar: Passive_voice
Host: Jenny, Chris

Published: August 01, 2014

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Online Lead Generation

More and more businesses are using the internet to attract potential customers. In today's lesson, learn how to talk about the basics of finding your potential customers online and qualifying your leads. ...

Host: John, Lisa
Grammar: rather_than

Published: February 04, 2013

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Excuses of Being Late

The car broke down, my cat ran away, I was kidnapped by aliens...most of us come late now and a then and we have a variety of reasons. Let Englishpod give you a few more in today's lesson such as " I couldn't stop listening to Engishpod so that's why i'm late"...we hope!...

Published: December 21, 2012

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Canceling An Appointment

In business and in life, you never know what's going to happen. So if something unexpected comes up and you can't make it to a scheduled appointment, what will you do? In this lesson, you'll hear some useful English phrases to help you handle these situations in a professional manner!...

Host: Marco, erica

Published: November 28, 2012

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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...

Host: Marco, erica

Published: November 26, 2012

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Sorry I'm Late

Being late for work is a common problem that we all face. But, telling your boss why you are late is difficult, especially when you have to do it in English. In this podcast, listen in as several people arrive late for a meeting. You’ll learn some great words and phrases to use to apologize for bein...

Host: Marco, erica
Grammar: supposed_to

Published: November 22, 2012

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