502 – Win vs. Earn vs. Gain

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | 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 …

501 – HAVE vs. HAVE GOT and HAVE TO vs. HAVE GOT TO

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Hey guys it’s Michael here from happy English. It’s the beginning of March but here in New York the weather really feels like the middle of January. It was -8° this morning. Incredible. I am really looking forward to spring. Ok, for today’s English lesson, I’d like …

500 – Do You vs. Did You Natural Pronunciation

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Hey guys it’s Michael here. This is episode 500. The first episode of the Happy English podcast was published on May 31, 2014. Since that time, we’ve covered a lot of different idioms, phrasal verbs, grammar points, and so on. It’s been quite an amazing journey up …

499 – Using DO and BE For Emphasis

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Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS Hey guys it’s Michael here and I just got back from a fun vacation in Japan. Well it was fun until I picked up a stomach virus. Boy, did that ruin my trip. Here’s a travel tip for you guys. Don’t forget to bring some basic medicine …