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Why is Trump so popular?

Hate him? Love him? You can't ignore him. Today we break down the secrets behind Donald Trump's popularity. ...

Host: Spencer, Adam
Grammar: tap_into

Published: April 14, 2016

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US Election: Billionaire v Socialist

2016 is an election year in America, but already this election is shaping up to be like none in recent memory. Find out why in today’s lesson....

Host: Adam
Grammar: fairness

Published: February 23, 2016

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Life-Changing Technologies in 2016

Technology has been making our lives easier since our ancestors created the wheel. Find out how the coolest new products using Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence and voice recognition will improve our lives in 2016 in today's lesson....

Host: Spencer, Adam

Published: January 21, 2016

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The Star Wars Magic

Have you seen the latest episode of Star Wars? Do you get why Star Wars movies are such a huge deal? In today’s lesson, we’ll take a look at why Star Wars is such a cultural phenomenon. May the force be with you!...

Host: Spencer, Adam

Published: January 14, 2016

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Zuckerberg's $45 Billion Donation

In a letter to his newborn baby Max, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that he will be giving 99% of his Facebook shares to philanthropic causes. Today we listen to two CNN journalists' take on Zuckerberg’s decision. ...

Host: Spencer, Adam

Published: December 29, 2015

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Gun Control in America

America is indisputably the Western country with the highest level of gun violence. Using real footage of President Obama and Fox News Host Bill O’Reilly, we’ll take a look at some of the common arguments that arise after gun violence strikes....

Host: Adam
Grammar: Tend_to

Published: October 22, 2015

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Interview with Walmart's CEO

Walmart recently announced a wage hike in the wake of fierce criticism of its employee benefits scheme. Listen in as the company's CEO explains the decision in a CNBC interview. Media source: cnbc.com...

Host: Chris, Adam
Grammar: using_people

Published: April 09, 2015

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Protest

No way, we won't pay! No way, we won't pay! In this lesson, we're attending a protest, and we're going to learn some great English phrases while we're at it! In this podcast, learn how to express strong disagreement, and talk about events in the news....

Host: Marco, erica

Published: October 29, 2012

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Live From Washington

Happy Inauguration Day, everyone! In this podcast, we are witnessing the next U.S. President as he gets ready to take office and give his inaugural address. You will listen to the news reporter describing the atmosphere at the ceremony, and learn some great English phrases to help you describe an ex...

Host: Marco, erica

Published: October 22, 2012

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