581 – Affect vs. Effect

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSToday let’s have a look at two words that are often confused in English – affect, which is spelled with an A and effect, which is spelled with an E. These two words are confusing for even native English speakers, so I can imagine how much trouble they can cause …

554 – Big vs. Large

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSHey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better. What’s the difference between big and large? This is a question that my students often ask. Big and large are very similar in meaning but the way that we use these words is different. For …

512 – Live, Live, and Life

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSHey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I’m back with another podcast English lesson. It’s September, and here in the USA that means it’s the start of a new school year. I think that even as adults, September brings us some feeling that something new is in the …

502 – Win vs. Earn vs. Gain

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS Hey guys, it’s Michael here. It’s officially spring here in NYC, but you wouldn’t know that by walking around outside this morning. The temperature was around 1 degree Celsius. And it’s really windy. Luckily, this winter wasn’t as cold as it usually is. I can’t wait for the warm …