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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....

Host: Adam, Diana
Grammar: Sit

Published: April 21, 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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Celebrity Christmas Special

This year on December 24, Netflix is giving its viewers the best Christmas present ever! They will be airing a Christmas special called “A Very Murray Christmas”, directed by Sofia Coppola, and starring famous actor Bill Murray. In today’s lesson, we’ll listen as he and his celebrity guests start to...

Host: Spencer, Adam

Published: December 24, 2015

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Ski Trip

If you thought that ski trips were just for skiing, then today’s lesson is just for you. We’ll talk about some other things you can do the next time you’re on top of a mountain....

Host: Spencer, Adam
Grammar: While

Published: December 22, 2015

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to be with your family and loved ones. But today we'll see how someone who can't be with his family celebrates Thanksgiving....

Host: Chris, Spencer

Published: November 24, 2015

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The Golden Week

Every year, Chinese people are given two full weeks of holiday. In today’s lesson we’ll discuss some language to use when talking about this and indeed any holiday....

Host: Chris, Adam

Published: October 01, 2015

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Camping

It’s time to leave the comfort of our homes and head into the Great Outdoors. In today’s lesson, we’ll be talking about one of summer’s best activities: camping....

Host: Chris, Adam

Published: August 13, 2015

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Boutique Hotels

Got any vacation plans this summer? If you do, make sure you study this lesson as we show you why boutique hotels are worth exploring. ...

Host: Jenny, Chris

Published: June 23, 2015

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Going on a Cruise

Cruise vacations are becoming more popular every year.  Find out what life is like on a cruise ship in today’s lesson....

Host: Chris, Adam

Published: June 09, 2015

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Going through Customs

The only thing we have to declare is that this is a great lesson for travelers, business people, or just about anyone who ever has to go through customs....

Host: Spencer, Adam

Published: March 24, 2015

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Maternity Leave

The baby is coming! The mom-to-be is taking some time off of work. Find out in today’s lesson what to say before a fellow co-worker goes on maternity leave. ...

Host: Spencer, Adam
Grammar: Up_to

Published: March 17, 2015

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Window or Aisle Seat?

When checking in for a flight, choosing between a window or aisle seat is a big decision. Are you going to go with comfort or views? Check out this lesson to make sure you make the right decision....

Host: Jenny, Chris
Grammar: To_check

Published: December 01, 2014

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Annual Leave

It's time for a vacation! But before you buy your plane ticket, you need to make sure it's ok with your work. But how do you ask your boss if you can take annual leave?...

Host: Jenny, Chris
Grammar: will_do

Published: November 24, 2014

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Honeymoon

One of the greatest parts of getting married is of course the honeymoon. Learn how to ask a coworker who has just returned from their own post-marriage vacation about how it went with this lesson....

Host: Jenny, Chris

Published: September 22, 2014

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Summer Vacation Plans

Summer is almost here! Do you have any plans? If you do, then in today‘s lesson you’ll learn how to talk about them!...

Host: Jenny, Chris

Published: June 30, 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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Checking in at the Airport

It's time to go traveling. Whether it's for business or for pleasure, you'll want to get to the airport early to make sure you have plenty of time to check in. In this lesson, learn some useful phrases for checking in at the airport....

Host: John, Lisa

Published: April 05, 2013

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Asking for Time Off

Today we need to ask for leave, but we have no more vacation days!  In this lesson learn how to politely ask your boss for some time off and some great phrases to make sure you get it!...

Host: Marco, erica

Published: December 17, 2012

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