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Credit Card Declined

You try to use your credit card, but the shop assistant says that there is a problem. Learn about one of life’s more embarrassing moments in today’s lesson....

Host: Jenny, Adam

Published: November 10, 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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Confirming an Order

There are a million things that could go wrong when you place an order.  In today’s lesson, we’ll take a look at some ways to make sure that your order is just how you want it....

Host: Spencer, Adam

Published: June 18, 2015

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Automated Phone Message

Are you ready to fly? Listen to today’s beginner lesson, and get ready to travel with American Airlines....

Host: John, Cynthia
Grammar: Imperative

Published: October 28, 2013

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Booking Plane Tickets

Believe it or not, sometimes the phone is best way to research and book your flight. It’s possible to get cheaper flights or maybe just professional advice on what to reserve. In today’s lesson, we look at the language used to book plane tickets over the phone....

Host: John, Lisa

Published: July 31, 2013

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Asking for a Phone Number

Today, we look at how to ask for a phone number. There are some common words and phrases to know. Plus, we will look at how to read numbers and sound like a natural English speaker!...

Host: John, Lisa

Published: July 22, 2013

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Calling in Sick

Everyone gets sick at some time in their life. What should you say or do if you are ill and can’t make it to work? In today’s lesson, we look how to deal with this conversation.  Learn how to talk to your boss if you have to call in sick to work....

Host: John, Lisa

Published: July 03, 2013

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Scheduling a Meeting

We know that meetings are common in the workplace, but so are appointments in your personal life. So it’s important to understand how to schedule these! Today, we look at different words and phrases that will help you schedule your next meeting....

Host: John, Lisa

Published: June 19, 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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Setting Up Your Voicemail Message

You want relax in the bath after a hard day's work or maybe you just want to surf on the internet with no annoying phone calls from the family or telemarketers, but you do want to hear the voice of that special someone so what to do? Voice mail! You'll get back to them right after Englishpod!...

Grammar: more_or_less

Published: January 23, 2013

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Asking for Sick Leave

It's Monday morning and you wake up sick! How do you tell your boss? In this lesson discover new words and phrases to help you ask for a day off from work!...

Host: Marco, Amira
Topic: phone, day_off, flu, ill, sick
Grammar: actually

Published: December 03, 2012

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Canceling An Appointment

In business and in life, you never know what's going to happen. So if something unexpected comes up and you can't make it to a scheduled appointment, what will you do? In this lesson, you'll hear some useful English phrases to help you handle these situations in a professional manner!...

Host: Marco, erica

Published: November 28, 2012

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Making an Appointment

We all have busy schedules; there's work, there's family, and then there's studying English! In today's lesson, you'll learn some real English phrases for making appointments and describing your busy schedule. This lesson will also teach you how to say that you can't meet with someone... just in cas...

Host: Marco, erica

Published: November 26, 2012

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