510 – 7 Ways To Use HAPPEN

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Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I’m back with another podcast English lesson. I can’t believe that it’s August already! Wow! This summer is flying by. Fortunately, it hasn’t been too hot these days in New York, but I’m sure that the dog days of summer are coming up. How’s the weather by you guys? For today’s …

502 – Win vs. Earn vs. Gain

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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 weather to come. The other day, one of my students from …

485 – 9 Ways To Use RUN

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Run is an interesting verb in English because it has so many different meanings and uses. We often think about verbs like make and do as being very flexible in their meanings, and I think run is in that same category. For today’s English lesson let’s take a look at the most common ways that we use run. Keep in …

451 – Gone vs. Been in American English!

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The other day, one of my students was asking me about the difference between gone and been, as in, I’ve never been to Paris or I’ve never gone to Paris. That’s a great question and so I’ve decided to answer it here on the podcast. Today, we’ll look at how to use gone and been. Here are the example sentences. …

447 – Using Make, Part I

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Today, I’m going to start a three part series of podcasts focusing on make. Make is one of those interesting words in English that has several different meanings and uses. For today’s English lesson, are going to look at the verb to make, what it means, and how it is used in everyday English. In the next episode, we’ll look …

444 – Using HIT

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Hit is an interesting word in English and as a verb, hit has a number of different meanings and uses. For today’s English lesson, let’s check out the various ways we can use hit in everyday English. We’ll also look at the idiom, to hit the books. Keep in mind that hit is an irregular verb, so the three parts …

421 – 4 Ways To Use SEEM

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One of the listeners of the Happy English Podcast asked me about using seem. There are a few different ways that you can use seem, so I thought I would share them with you today. 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 …