508 – Prepositions To Talk About Travel

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Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English! It’s finally summer in New York City. We’ve actually had more than a week of real summer weather here. Of course it’s not as hot as it is over in Europe. It seems like a lot of places there are having temperatures way over 40°C. That’s really unbelievable. I hope you guys …

468 – Using AT (Part 2)

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This is the second episode in a three part series on the preposition AT. In the last lesson, we looked at 8 different ways that we use AT. For today’s English lesson, we’ll look at phrasal verbs and idioms that contain AT. Next time, we’ll study other set phrases and expressions that use at. Are you ready? Let’s get started! …

467 – Using AT (Part 1)

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I know that prepositions can be tough for a lot of English learners. That’s why starting today, I’m going to do a series of podcast lesson on them, starting with the preposition At. For today’s English lesson, we’re going to look at 8 different ways that we use AT. In the next episode, we’ll look at phrasal verbs and idioms …

424 – Using FOR – English Preposition Lesson

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I recently got an email from Tahani, who is a listener of the Happy English Podcast in Saudi Arabia. She asked me about prepositions, and specifically the preposition for. I know that prepositions are tricky for a lot of English learners and this is a great question. So for today’s English lesson let’s take a look get 10 different ways …

393 – If vs. When

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Sometimes it’s possible to substitute if and when in a conditional sentence, and sometimes it’s not. For today’s English lesson, let’s check out this point. Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details: If the temperature reaches 0C, water freezes. When …

371 – When & If For The Future

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We can use both when and if to talk about the future, but the meaning of each of these words is different. For today’s English lesson, let’s look at how we use when and if to talk about the future. Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast …

363 – After vs. Later

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A lot of listeners have written and asked me about the difference between after and later. For today’s English lesson, let’s check out how we can use these two words. Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details: After you finish …

333 – During, For, & In To Talk About Time

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For today’s English lesson, let’s have a look at how we can use during, for, and in to talk about time. Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details: Jack’s phone rang twice during the meeting. The boss was really …

305 – Need, Need To, Want, & Want To

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Need & Want. For today’s English lesson let’s check out how we can use need need to want and want to. Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or the check the transcript for the details: I need a pen. I need to buy a pen. I …