Are you looking for a new and fun way to learn American English? Come hang out with Lindsay and Michelle from Boston and New York City and have fun while you improve your English listening skills! We are an English as a Second Language (ESL) podcast for intermediate to advanced English learners around the world. We will show you how to use everyday English vocabulary and natural idioms, expressions, and phrasal verbs and how to make small talk in American English. We will also give you special tips on American culture, customs, etiquette, and how to speak with Americans as well as conversation and commentary on study tips, business English, life in America and Boston and New York, how to apply to university in the US, dating, travel, food and more. You'll get TOEFL, IELTS, and TOEIC help also from The Examiner of Excellence, Jessica Beck. This podcast is for adult students who are professionals and university students as well as ESL teachers. Join the community to learn to speak American English like a native! Connection NOT Perfection!
What is the biggest mistake that you can make in English without even talking? - Can you guess what it is? - It's close talking! - How close should you stand when you talk with an American? - You should leave at least an arm's length of distance be...
Today you'll find out why re-entry, going home after living in the US, might be harder than you think. - You'll also learn how to find motivation and purpose after your life in the US. - Are you going home soon after living in the US? -
In today's episode you'll find out how to bring your American life with you when you go home after living in the United States. - Get 3 expert tips from re-entry expert Cate Brubaker from Small Planet Studio about how to survive your journey home and ...
Do you know how to tell a story in English? - Today you'll get 3 phrases to tell your story in English like a native speaker. - When you tell a story, you have to know how to keep your listeners engaged and intrigued! -
What do you know about Appalachian English and the culture of Kentucky, USA? - You probably know a lot about California, New York, or maybe even Texas, but did you know that there are other interesting regions in the United States like Appalachia? -
Improve your English by acting like a salesman! - You'll find out how to do it today in this episode! - Today you'll get 4 things that you can learn from a salesman to become a better English learner and speaker. - -
Do you want to know some awesome secrets to a high score on the IELTS exam? - Today we have IELTS expert Jack Askew on the show and he is going to give us 3 tips to help you pass the IELTS in order to achieve your dreams in English. - - Jack Tips:
Do you want friends who speak English? - Of course you do! - We all want friends! - Today you'll learn how to make friends using 3 English phrases. - Here are the key phrases: "To get a hand": To get help from someone.
What are the 100 most used phrases in English conversation? Do you want to know?? - In today's 100th episode we are going to tell you what they are and how you can use them in your conversations! - Today you will hear a few of the phrases used but yo...
Today you'll learn how an English gratitude journal will help you become more motivated and more fluent! - Learn how to uplift your heart, rewire your brain, and improve your English with this one, simple activity. -