691 – Spooky Idioms

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Have you spilled your guts recently? Have you seen or heard about anything which made your boil or left you scared stiff? Well, before those bad dreams come back to haunt you, let’s discuss. Here are some of the example sentences from this episode. To see all of them and to get the details of this English lesson, you need …

578 – Idioms with CALL

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For today’s English lesson let’s take a look at some idioms that use the verb call. These are idioms that you can use in the workplace and in your personal conversations. Here are the example sentences from this episode. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or join my Podcast Learner’s Group …

576 – Shoe Idioms

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Here are the example sentences from this episode. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or join my Podcast Learner’s Group for the transcript, live group lessons, and more. After school, I showed my mom my report card from school, and she wasn’t happy with my grades. Then she said that she …

564 – Using BY

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Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better. You know it’s hard to believe it’s December already. By far, this has been one of the fastest years on record. And speaking of records, the number of Covid cases is again hitting records. Masks up everyone! Please! By the way, for today’s English lesson, …

563 – 6 Wind Idioms

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Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better. When I took my dog for a walk this morning, it was really cold and windy. The wind is what makes it feel cold. I’m glad I had my mask on and up…that helped keep me warm. No matter what the weather, it’s got to …

558 – Chilly, Cool, & Cool Idioms

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Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better. I went to the grocery store this weekend and there were lots of pumpkins for sale. It’s really the fall, isn’t it. Fall. Autumn? Fall? Last week, one of my students asked me about the difference between the words fall and autumn. Basically, both words …

533 – Modern Slang

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Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I’m back with another podcast English lesson. As you probably know, language is always changing and evolving. So, for today’s English lesson we’re going to look at some new slang words that have popped up in English over the past few years. Are you ready? Let’s check it out! Here are …

521 – Phrases Using SCREW

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Hey everyone it’s Michael here from Happy English and I’m back with another podcast English lesson just for you. It’s only November but the temperatures hearing New York are dropping quickly. I have a feeling this is going to be a really cold winter. Maybe cold as steel. Speaking of steel, today I’d like to answer a question that one …

477 – Slang & Idioms About Communication

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I love teaching slang and idioms for a couple of reasons. First of all, you hear them all the time in movies, TV shows, and in everyday conversation. Secondly, using slang and idioms makes your English conversation sound more natural and less like a textbook. Today, we’re going to look at six phrases related to communication. Here are the example …

411 – Slang & Idioms Using GET

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Get is quite an interesting word in English, don’t you think? In addition to having several different meanings, like become (it’s getting cooler outside) and buy (I got a new watch), the verb get is used in a lot of different idioms and slang expressions. For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at six of these. Here are the …