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Office Lunch Ideas

It's lunch hour. Food court? Take-out? Brown-bag? Why not look at a deal's app? Find out what these co-workers decide in today's lesson....

Host: Adam, Cassy
Grammar: working

Published: April 19, 2016

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A Post-Valentine's Day Surprise

Valentine’s Day has passed for another year. In today’s lesson, a young girl received much more than flowers, cards or chocolates (Hint: someone got down on one knee, and there is now a ring on her finger!)...

Host: Spencer, Adam

Published: February 16, 2016

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The Year of the Monkey

The Chinese New Year has almost arrived! Grab your bananas, because today we’re talking about The Year of the Monkey....

Host: Spencer, Adam
Grammar: Tend_to

Published: February 04, 2016

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Back to Work

All good things must end. In today’s lesson, we’ll take a look at someone returning to work after a nice long vacation....

Host: Chris, Spencer

Published: January 05, 2016

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Christmas Plans

Ho-Ho-Ho. With the holidays just around the corner, nearly everyone is already talking about their Christmas plans....

Host: Chris, Spencer

Published: December 17, 2015

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Winter Gear

Brrr….it’s cold out there! In today’s lesson, we’re going to make sure all of our listeners are protected from the cold weather. Remember: you can’t enjoy winter until you’ve got the right gear....

Grammar: as_long_as
Host: Chris, Spencer

Published: December 15, 2015

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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....

Host: Chris, Adam

Published: December 01, 2015

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To Tip or Not to Tip?

It is one of society’s unwritten rules: leaving a tip after receiving service. In this lesson we’ll discuss some tipping habits in America....

Host: Chris, Adam
Grammar: Percent

Published: October 13, 2015

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Wrapping Up a Conference Call

In a previous lesson "Starting a Conference Call", we discussed some chitchat that may take place before an office conference call. In today’s lesson, we’ll take a look at what to say when the call ends....

Host: Chris, Adam

Published: October 06, 2015

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Starting a Conference Call

Today’s dialogue takes place right before an office conference call. We’ll hear a few speakers make small talk while preparing to start their meeting....

Function: small_talk
Host: Chris, Spencer

Published: September 22, 2015

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Running Late

We can’t be on time every day. This lesson is for those of us who sometimes are a little late....

Host: Chris, Spencer

Published: September 10, 2015

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Help with Excel

How are your Excel skills? In today’s lesson, we’ll learn the most important terminologies associated with this piece of software. ...

Host: Spencer, Adam

Published: September 08, 2015

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Allergies

Ah…ah…ahh…AH-CHOO! Sorry, just my allergies again. In today’s lesson, we’ll learn about the things that make us sneeze....

Host: Jenny, Adam

Published: July 28, 2015

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Ordering Salads

Sometimes you just want to eat light.  In today’s lesson, we talk about some of the most popular salads....

Host: Spencer, Adam
Grammar: in_that_case

Published: May 26, 2015

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I'm Vegetarian

Not everyone eats meat. In today’s lesson, we’re having lunch with a vegetarian friend. Listen in and find out what he does and doesn't eat....

Host: Chris, Adam
Grammar: treat

Published: May 14, 2015

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Resolving a Misunderstanding

No matter how hard you try, you’ll never be able to avoid a misunderstanding. In today’s lesson, we’ll look at a problem that may arise in the workplace, as well as some strategies for resolving it....

Host: Spencer, Adam

Published: January 21, 2015

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Software Upgrade

You have no idea why your computer seems to get slower and slower every day.  Well, how long has it been since you’ve upgraded the software? In today’s lesson we’ll look at speeding up your computer by installing new software....

Host: Jenny, Spencer
Grammar: running

Published: January 14, 2015

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Ordering Beer

Yes, you can always say “give me a beer”. But especially these days in the United States, there are lots of different types of beers out there. Which will you order? And did you bring your card?...

Host: Jenny, Chris
Function: Ordering a beer

Published: December 10, 2014

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The Printer is Jammed

Today’s lesson will help you with what to do if your printer at work jams!...

Host: Jenny, Chris

Published: August 06, 2014

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Writing a Work Email

It's a busy day at the office and there are a lot of emails to write. Find out how to write a solid email in English in today's elementary lesson....

Host: Jason, Cynthia
Topic: email, coworker

Published: January 29, 2014

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Welcoming New Coworkers

The new coworker is here! What will you say to welcome him? Listen closely to today’s elementary lesson for some tips....

Host: Jason, Cynthia

Published: December 06, 2013

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Are you OK?

How are you today? There are many ways to answer this question! In today’s lesson, we look at how to express how you feel. We will also learn vocabulary and phrases for different responses to people’s feelings....

Host: John, Lisa

Published: July 15, 2013

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Did You Get My Email?

Sending emails is an important part of business and personal life. There is an entire vocabulary related to emails! In today’s lesson, we look at some helpful words and phrases so that you can send effective messages. ...

Host: John, Lisa
Grammar: Simple_Past

Published: June 12, 2013

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Where Are You From?

Meeting new people is a great way to practice your English! Asking people questions is a great way to start a conversation. In today’s lesson, we look at asking people where they are from. Knowing these vocabulary words and phrases will help you practice English conversations!...

Host: John, Lisa

Published: June 10, 2013

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