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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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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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In today’s dialogue, we have a housekeeper knocking on the door of a hotel room. She wants to clean the room, but someone is inside.  In this lesson, you’ll learn how to tell the cleaning lady to come back later....

Host: John, Cynthia

Published: October 23, 2013

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Making a Phone Call

It is common to talk to a receptionist when you call a business. In today’s lesson, we look at how to make a phone call. Check out these great tips and vocabulary that will help you sound more natural! ...

Host: John, Lisa

Published: June 17, 2013

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I Need More Time

I’m sure you’ve been here before. The deadline is tomorrow, and you’re not even close to finishing your project. In this EnglishPod lesson, learn some helpful phrases, so you can tell your boss that you need more time to finish. Now let’s just hope that she gives you the time you ask for!  ...

Host: Marco, erica

Published: December 14, 2012

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Can I Ask You for A Favor?

When you’re new to the office, it can be hard to find your way around.  And sometimes, it can be even harder to find someone to help you.  So, in today’s lesson, you’ll learn some real English phrases for asking for help, and you’ll also learn how to say that you’re too busy to help.  Just be carefu...

Host: Marco, erica

Published: December 05, 2012

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