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2016 Spring Fashion Trends

Spring is here and it’s time to clean out your closet and bring in the new spring fashion trends. In today’s lesson, you’ll learn all about 10 do’s and one don’t of fashion for this spring....

Host: Cynthia
Grammar: cold_shoulder

Published: March 29, 2016

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Ordering Tex-Mex

Craving some spicy food? In today’s lesson, you’ll learn to order Mexican food at a restaurant. Enjoy the lesson and don’t get too hungry....

Host: Cynthia

Published: March 15, 2016

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Sheryl Sandberg: The Most Powerful Woman in Tech

Do you think it’s possible to “have it all” as a woman? Listen to today’s lesson and you’ll learn about Facebook’s most influential businessperson, who also happens to be a wife and mother....

Host: Cynthia
Grammar: talk_phrases

Published: March 08, 2016

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Using Airbnb

Are you planning a trip soon and need a place to stay? Today's lesson will tell you about Airbnb....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: June 23, 2014

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Making A Shopping List

Need to buy grocery items for home? In this lesson you will learn words and phrases about how to make a shopping list....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: June 18, 2014

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The World Cup

Are you a big football or soccer fan? Today's lesson will tell you all about The World Cup!...

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: June 16, 2014

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Happy Father's Day

Excited about Father's Day this year? In this lesson you will learn words and phrases about Father's Day....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: June 13, 2014

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Ordering Room Service

Staying in a hotel and want to order room service? In this lesson you will learn words and phrases about how to order room service....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: June 09, 2014

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Fundraising

Wanting to start a business, but don’t know where you’ll get the capital to get it off the ground? Well, listen to today’s lesson and you’ll get some ideas on how to raise money....

Host: Jason, Cynthia
Grammar: Contractions

Published: June 06, 2014

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Taking Clients out to Dinner

Worried about your relations with an important client? Take him or her out to dinner! In today’s lesson you’ll learn what to talk about during a business dinner and when it’s time to get down to business!...

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: June 04, 2014

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Printing Business Cards

Need some more business cards? In today’s lesson learn how to have a conversation about ordering business cards.   ...

Host: Jason, Cynthia
Grammar: past_tense

Published: June 02, 2014

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Managing Remote Teams

Have you been assigned team members that are located in different states or countries? Today's lesson will give you some great ideas about how to manage your remote team!...

Host: Jason, Cynthia
Grammar: semicolon

Published: May 30, 2014

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Replying to an Email Introduction

You have been introduced to a new business contact. In today's lesson, part two of two, learn what to write in reply to the email introduction....

Host: Jason, Cynthia
Grammar: spelling_rule

Published: May 28, 2014

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Memorial Day

Do you have any plans for Memorial Day weekend? Do you know what Memorial Day is? If not, then listen to today’s lesson! You’ll words and phrases to talk about your Memorial day weekend plans....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: May 26, 2014

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Factory Tour

Your biggest customer is coming to your factory for a tour! Learn what to say to impress him in today's intermediate lesson....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: May 23, 2014

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Big Data

How do businesses use big data technology to deliver better results? Listen in as a consultant explains this concept to an executive....

Host: Jason, Cynthia
Grammar: plural_nouns

Published: May 21, 2014

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Making an Email Introduction

You know of two people who would work well together. In today's lesson, learn what to write in an email to introduce them....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: May 19, 2014

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Dealing with Procurement

Having a tough time closing the deal with your customer? Today's lesson will give you some great ideas about how to deal with procurement! ...

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: May 16, 2014

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Giving Constructive Criticism

Not sure about how to give your employees feedback? Today's lesson will give you some great ideas about how to give your employees constructive criticism!...

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: May 14, 2014

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Going to the Dentist

Do you hate to go to the dentist? It's not so bad! Find out how painless talking to your dentist is in today's lesson....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: May 12, 2014

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Annual Audit

In this lesson you will learn about the importance of doing an audit, the accounting standards used, what's involved, where to look for auditors, timeframe, and cost....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: May 09, 2014

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Stepping Up At Work

Learn how to feel confident about identifying gaps at work, stepping up, and being proactive by taking on new projects....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: May 07, 2014

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Getting a Haircut

Is your hair getting a bit long? Or are you thinking about getting a new hair color? Well, in today’s lesson, learn how to talk about getting a haircut, perm or new hair color....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: May 05, 2014

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Setting up the Conference Room

Do you have an important meeting coming up? Listen to today’s lesson and learn how to setup the conference room. You’ll learn words and phrases that you can be used when discussing how to set up a conference room....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: May 02, 2014

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Jeff Bezos's Top Ten Leadership Lessons

Looking for ways to grow your business and outsell your competitors? In this lesson you will learn about Amazon CEO Jeff Bezo's effective leadership principles....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: April 30, 2014

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Overweight Luggage

Rushing to the airport, at check-in and just found out that your luggage is overweight? No problem! In today’s lesson you’ll learn how to ask how much your luggage weighs and how much is the overweight fee....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: April 28, 2014

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House of Cards and The US Congress

Are you a fan of the TV show House of Cards? Do you know much about US Politics? Well, listen to today’s lesson and we’ll tell you all about it!...

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: April 25, 2014

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Firing an Employee

Time is up for Kyle! Listen as a manager professionally delivers the message that nobody likes to hear - you're fired!...

Host: Jason, Cynthia
Grammar: royal_we

Published: April 23, 2014

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Email Footer

Save yourself some time! Learn how to set up your email footer in today's elementary lesson....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: April 21, 2014

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Easter

Listen as two friends discuss their Easter holiday plans....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: April 18, 2014

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Buying a Gift

One of your friends is getting married! What gift will you buy? Learn about gift-giving and gift registries in today's intermediate lesson....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: April 16, 2014

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Filing Taxes

What makes April 15th the most dreaded day of the year? Find out in today's intermediate lesson....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: April 14, 2014

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Spotify

Want to listen to music for free on your phone or computer? Then check out Spotify and Pandora! In today’s lesson you’ll learn some differences and similarities between Spotify and Pandora....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: April 09, 2014

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Last Day at Work

Retiring soon? Or changing jobs? If so, then listen to today’s lesson. You’ll learn how to give a memorable and graceful farewell speech....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: April 07, 2014

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Google Drive and Dropbox

If you’re looking from a service that allows you to store and share files, then listen to today’s lesson! We’ll teach you words and phrases you can use when talking about Google Drive or Dropbox....

Host: Jason, Cynthia
Grammar: Contractions

Published: April 04, 2014

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Relocating for Work

Brazil sounds like a fun place to be! In today's lesson, Harold is offered to relocate to Brazil for work. Learn how to ask questions about relocating to a new country....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: April 02, 2014

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Microsoft’s New CEO

Heard of Satya Nadella? Well, if you haven’t, listen to today’s lesson! Learn who he is, what he’s doing for Microsoft and if analysts think he’s suitable for the job. You will also learn the pros and cons of an outsider CEO vs. an insider CEO. ...

Host: Jason, Cynthia
Grammar: Gerunds

Published: March 31, 2014

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Netflix

What's all the fuss about Netflix? Have you heard of it? Well if you haven't make sure to stay tune to today's lesson. You'll learn what you can watch on Netflix, what it costs and how to use it!...

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: March 28, 2014

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Super Bowl

The Super Bowl is over! Did you watch it? In today’s lesson we’ll learn about the Super Bowl. Learn to talk about what it is and other reasons people watch it besides the game....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: March 26, 2014

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Designing a Viral Video Campaign

Do you need to gain traction for your product or service? Try creating a viral video campaign! In today’s lesson we’ll talk about how viral marketing works, and what makes a viral video that’s memorable and unexpected....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: March 24, 2014

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Leaving a Phone Message

Is your business partner unavailable but you’re not sure how to leave an appropriate phone message? In today’s lesson you’ll learn vocabulary and phrases you can use when you’re trying to leave a message for someone....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: March 21, 2014

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House Party

The weekend is finally here and it's time to party! See how two roommates prepare to host a house party in today's intermediate lesson. Food and drinks included!...

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: March 19, 2014

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Someone Added Me on Facebook

Join Paul in today's intermediate lesson as she views the activity on her Facebook page and interacts online with people she just met!...

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: March 17, 2014

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Quitting a Job

Whether you love your job or loathe it, the day will eventually come when it's time to say goodbye and move on. Find out how to quit a job without burning any bridges in today's intermediate lesson....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: March 14, 2014

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iOS vs. Android

Apple or Google? iOS or Android? More apps or free apps? Learn what all this means as we talk about phones in today's intermediate lesson....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: March 12, 2014

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Recycling

How "green" are you? What is in your garbage? Find out how to answer these questions and talk about recycling in today's lesson!...

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: March 10, 2014

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Cancelling a Cell Phone Contract

Canceling a cell phone contract without paying a fee is easier said than done! Learn from our fearless customer how to solve this problem while keeping calm in today's upper intermediate lesson....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: March 07, 2014

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Performance Evaluation

Nervous about the next performance review? Well, be prepared by listening to today’s lesson! We’ll talk about what happens during a performance review....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: March 05, 2014

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Requesting Vacation from Work

We need a break from work. Don’t you? In today’s lesson you’ll learn to talk about vacation time. You’ll learn what you need to do before you go on vacation....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: March 03, 2014

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Where Should We Go to Dinner?

Struggling to decide where you want to eat? And tried of going to the same chain restaurants? Well, listen to today’s lesson you’ll learn to talk about where you want to go out for dinner....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: February 28, 2014

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