574 – Interview With Jonathan Huggins From The 30 Day Speaking Challenge

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSThis is truly a special podcast! Today, my special guest is everyone’s favorite English teacher, founder of the 30 Day Speaking Challenge and Huggins International, the go-to person for all of your help with TOEFL, Jonathan Huggins. We chat about the Speaking Challenge, how to improve your English speaking and …

573 – Liaison and Linking

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS One of the interesting aspects of English, especially American English, is that when we speak we tend to connect the words in each sentence. Quite often the end of one-word connects or links to the beginning of the next word. A lot of English teachers call this liaison and …

572 – A vs. The Makes A Difference

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS Today we’re going to look at five phrases, like in a way and in the way. Using a or the in each phrase changes the meaning, so you’ll want t o be sure to chose the right word. Let’s get right into it. Here are the example sentences. To …

571 – 8 ON Idioms

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSS Welcome to February! We’ve had our second snowstorm in a week and at 6:30 this morning, when I walked my dog Max the temperature was 15 Degrees – that’s minus 9 Celsius. Ouch! But no matter the weather, it’s still corona season, so keep those masks up and social …