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Dee’s English Lessons

184 EpisodesProduced by Dee’s English Lessons Website

Greetings from teacher Dee. I am welcoming everyone on board. I am teacher Dee and I am an ESL teacher, corporate trainer and I am based in Shanghai, China. I have been teaching English since 1998 and I have helped hundreds of students and adults learning English for different purposes. I have taugh… read more

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Episode 184

July 1st, 2022

30:43

Resumption episode after the 3months lock down due to COVID-19 resurgence in Shanghai.Sharing the experience of life under lock down in Shanghai.   

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Episode 183

April 2nd, 2022

30:10

Wrapping up series on Job Hunting: Reviewing previous parts discussed. Last part: Questions interviewees can and can't ask interviewers:

1. Does your company have branches in other parts of the city, in other cities, in …

Episode 182

March 10th, 2022

30:30

Series on Job Hunting continues... Part 3: Challenging interview questions. Case questions: What's your salary expectation? This is what we pay for this position, is that okay for you? 

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Episode 181

February 16th, 2022

30:53

Series on Job Hunting continues: Part 3: Common challenging interview questions: 

Case questions: 

Why did you leave your previous company?

Why do you want to leave your current job?

Why do you think our company is …

Episode 180

January 31st, 2022

30:33

Series on Job Hunting continues: Part 3. Typical job interview questions to prepare for. Typical question 2: What are your strengths and weaknesses? Discussing some more examples of strengths and weaknesses.

Strengths: …

Episode 179

January 19th, 2022

31:38

Series on Job Hunting continues: Part three: Preparing to answer typical interview questions. Standard question 2. What are your strengths and weaknesses? 

To prepare for this question, work with a friend who knows you …

Episode 178

December 31st, 2021

30:39

Series on Job Interviews continues: Part 3: Answering actual interview questions: Typical interview questions.

1. Tell me about yourself. Using the three-dimensional approach to answer.

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Episode 177

December 10th, 2021

31:36

Series on Job Hunting continues. Third part: Preparing for Job Interview. Knowing your CV. Knowing the company you intend to work for. Knowing what kind of interview it is. Hide your desperation for the job.

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Episode 176

November 25th, 2021

31:03

Series on Job Hunting continues. Second part: Editing, polishing and proofreading a CV. Things you should do and things you shouldn't do. …

Episode 175

November 8th, 2021

31:40

Series on Job hunting continues: Second part: Updating your CV. Editing the key parts of your CV: Personal Summary, Personal Information, Work Experience, Education, Other skills.

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Episode 174

October 26th, 2021

26:07

Series on Job Hunting continues: Second part of Understanding Job Ads. 7. Understanding and making good use of the contact information found on a job ad. 8. Company background check. 9. Pay / Benefits. 10. Job scams and …

Episode 173

October 12th, 2021

20:45

New series continued: Understanding Job ads: Part 1. Things to pay attention to when reading job ads:

1. Date of posting 2. Deadlines for applications. 3. Is it a specific position or a general call? 4. Job description: …

Episode 172

October 1st, 2021

17:00

Introducing a New series: English for interviews. Understanding job ads. Preparing a CV and cover letter. Preparing for interviews. Ask and answering questions correctly at interviews. 

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Episode 171

September 9th, 2021

21:00

Special guest speaker Natasha V. Broodie talks about herself, her book Give Me Tea, Please, her book tour and tips for language learners. Her book is available on Amazon. Just type her name or the title of the book. 

Episode 170

September 1st, 2021

16:03

Answering questions from listeners: How to improve vocabulary and online lessons.

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Episode 169

August 18th, 2021

16:48

Welcoming new listeners to the platform.

Things you should do and shouldn't do on the eve of the day of your test and just moments before your test.

Episode 168

August 8th, 2021

17:23

How to build your confidence and improve your reading skills.

Recommended reading series:

Common Core Standards Series

Smart Reading

by

Wayne Everett

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Episode 167

July 24th, 2021

17:50

Final tips on IELTS reading and end of series on IELTS.

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Episode 166

July 11th, 2021

16:39

Series on IELTS continues: Introducing the reading test format. How to get sample reading materials and practice reading with timing.

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Episode 165

June 22nd, 2021

16:42

IELTS series continues: Focus on listening. The score range from 4 to 9. Making good use of the time given to read the questions very well in order to easily spot answers in the audio.

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Episode 164

June 11th, 2021

16:59

Series on IELTS continues: Introducing the listening section. Format of the listening test and mistakes to avoid.

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Episode 163

June 1st, 2021

17:10

Series on IELTS continues. Wrapping up discussions on Writing Tasks 1 & 2. Reviewing essential tips.

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Episode 162

May 17th, 2021

15:54

Series on IELTS continues. Focus on IELTS Task 2 Writing. Making an essay plan. 5-paragraph essay style recommended. Focus on the kind of content you can prepare and make good use of in task two essay writing.

1. …

Episode 161

May 6th, 2021

16:39

Series on IELTS continues. Focus on Task 2 writing. Introducing major differences between Task 1 and Task 2 writing. Slight differences between Task 2 Academic writing and General Training.

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Episode 160

April 27th, 2021

17:32

Series on IELTS continues: Focus on 6 details that matter:

1. Minimum number of words required.

2. Clear handwriting

3. Using capital letters properly.

4. Avoiding short forms and contractions.

5. Proper punctuation.

6. …

Episode 159

April 18th, 2021

16:40

Series on IELTS continued: Focus on Writing; Introducing Task 1 writing for General Training IELTS. Three kinds of letters to prepare for.

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Episode 158

April 8th, 2021

17:35

Series on IELTS continued. Focus on Task 1 writing (Academic IELTS). Discussing the standard 4-paragraph structure of writing about a diagram. Introduction, Overview, Details1, Details2. 

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Episode 157

March 30th, 2021

16:31

Series on IELTS continues. Wrapping up discussions on the speaking part of the test. Introducing the writing part of the test. Task 1 and Task 2 writing preview.

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Episode 156

March 21st, 2021

17:20

Series on IELTS continued. Focus on Part 3 speaking. Looking at examples of questions and how they relate to a part 2 topic on electronic items. How to give your opinion on something and justify with examples.

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Episode 155

March 12th, 2021

16:39

Series on IELTS continued. Focus on Speaking Part 3. Discussing the general nature of part 3 questions and key talking points to prepare about …

Episode 154

March 4th, 2021

16:48

Series on IELTS continued: Focus on Part 2 Speaking. Looking at some examples of Part 2 speaking topics. 

1. Describing a present 

2. Describing an …

Episode 153

February 25th, 2021

16:38

IELTS series continued. Focus on Part 2 speaking. Discussing the format of part 2 questions and suggestions on how to approach the topics. Few examples mentioned for illustration.

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Episode 152

February 17th, 2021

16:34

Series on IELTS continuation: Focus on part 1 speaking. Talking about favorites, personality, job / school, hometown, likes and dislikes, childhood, …

Episode 151

February 8th, 2021

17:13

Series on IELTS continues. Focus on Part 1 speaking. Discussing two common key part one questions: Are you a student or you are working? What do you …

Episode 150

January 29th, 2021

17:15

Series on IELTS continues: Discussing the speaking test. The formats of the three parts of the speaking test and the differences in question styles.

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Episode 149

January 19th, 2021

17:59

Presenting details about the formats of Academic IELTS, General Training and Life Skills. Sections, content and duration.

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Episode 148

January 9th, 2021

16:48

Introducing a new series: IELTS - a standardized English language test for persons who intend to prove their English language proficiency. General introduction to IELTS. Basic facts.

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Episode 147

December 31st, 2020

16:49

Wrapping up the series on Social ills, wrapping up the year, new year greetings and statistics on listeners to the podcast.

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Episode 146

December 11th, 2020

16:37

Series on social ills continues: Focus: Addictions. Definition and variations of the word. An addict. To be addicted to...

Examples of 10 top common addictions, quoting from Camino Recovery website.

1. Coffee 2. Tobacco …

Episode 145

November 24th, 2020

16:48

Series on social ills continues...Case study: Stigma - Stereotype - Prejudice. Definitions and common examples.

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Episode 144

November 13th, 2020

16:04

Series on social ills continues: New case study: Embezzlement (noun) To embezzle (verb). Definition and examples of embezzlement.

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Episode 143

November 2nd, 2020

16:20

Series on social ills: Topic of focus: Bribery and Corruption. Letters from three listeners. Discussing bribery and corruption in details focusing on the case of corporate hospitality. When can it be considered bribery?

Episode 142

October 23rd, 2020

15:56

Ongoing series on social ills: Introducing a new sub topic: Bribery and Corruption. Definition and examples.

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Episode 141

October 14th, 2020

16:14

Series on social ills: Topic: Discrimination. Discussing two types of discrimination: Physical appearance (Height, weight, special bodily features) and disability discrimination.

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Episode 140

October 6th, 2020

16:19

Series on social ills continues: Topic: Discrimination: Focus: Discussing Social status discrimination, workplace discrimination and age discrimination with specific examples.

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Episode 139

September 24th, 2020

16:32

Series on social ills continues. Case study: Discrimination:  Racial, gender and religious discrimination.

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Episode 138

September 10th, 2020

16:09

Teachers Day. Beginning a new series: Title: Social ills. What are social ills? Bad habits that make our society bad. Introducing the first social ill - Discrimination (Noun), Discriminatory (adjective) and to …

Episode 137

August 30th, 2020

15:59

Wrapping up the series on frequently misused English words. Correction of the last quiz from episode 136.

Recommended further reading on Homonyms, Homophones and Homographs at the website ThoughtCo. Click here to go to …

Episode 136

August 11th, 2020

15:50

Series on frequently misused words continues: Case study: Flour / Flower / Floor / Flaw

Quiz: Four sentences for practice.

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Episode 135

July 30th, 2020

16:00

Series on frequently misused words continues. 

Answers to the quiz from the previous episode.

1. There are good students in our class.

2. They're happy.

3. Let's go to their class.

4. I dare you to go there.

5. Don't

Episode 134

July 20th, 2020

15:54

Focus on frequently misused English words. Case study: The pronunciation of the words: there / their / they're / dare / tear. 

A quiz of 5 sentences to test the understanding of the words.

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Episode 133

July 10th, 2020

16:23

Series on frequently misused English words continues. Answers and explanations of the quiz in Episode 132.

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Episode 132

June 30th, 2020

16:15

Vocabulary comprehension series continues: Filling out blanks in 10 sentences with the words: Lice, laying, lay, lies, lying, lie, lied

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Episode 131

June 18th, 2020

16:46

Series on frequently misused words continues with an introduction of a new set of words: The verb To lie (To tell lies), To lie (To lie down) and the verb To lay (To put something down). Attention on the words 'lice' …

Episode 130

June 8th, 2020

17:15

Vocabulary focus on frequently misused words. Correction of words used in the quiz in Episode 129.

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Episode 129

May 27th, 2020

16:08

Introducing a new series: Commonly misused words. Homophones, Homographs, Synonyms, Antonyms.

Case study:

 Live / leave / leaf

Lives / leaves / life

Lived / lift


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Episode 128

May 18th, 2020

16:20

Closing the series on COVID-19 vocabulary. Learning 3 expressions used when sympathizing: "I am very sorry for your loss." "Accept my sympathy." …

Episode 127

May 6th, 2020

16:45

Vocabulary: More words and expressions discussed within the context of COVID-19. 

Conspiracy => conspirator => conspiracy theory => …

Episode 126

April 25th, 2020

16:10

More COVID-19 vocabulary discussions. Case studies: Clusters, community spread and incubation period.

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Episode 125

April 16th, 2020

15:50

Continuing the series on COVID-19 vocabulary and expressions. Describing a curve as used in describing the COVID-19 curve. The curve rises, reaches …

Episode 124

April 6th, 2020

16:07

Coronavirus vocabulary series continued: A closer look at the acronym PPE and 5 most needed PPE items.

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Episode 123

March 27th, 2020

16:05

More discussions on frequently used vocabulary related to the global pandemic Coronavirus or COVID-19: A closer look at the verb To carry and its …

Episode 122

March 18th, 2020

16:18

Further discussions on COVID-19 related vocabulary. Social distancing / Panic buying / travel restrictions.

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Episode 121

March 6th, 2020

15:59

Mini series about COVID-19 continues. Discussing relevant vocabulary and expressions.

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Episode 120

February 22nd, 2020

16:17

More discussions about the Coronavirus outbreak with special focus on the words: epidemic, pandemic, contagious, virus, antivirus, vaccine, viral and how usage.

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Episode 119

February 11th, 2020

15:49

Discussing the corona virus and other meanings.

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Episode 118

February 1st, 2020

16:02

Focus on grammar: Using the verbs "wish" and "want" to express a desire. "Wish" in polite desires with the expectations of a yes or no answer. "Want" …

Episode 117

January 24th, 2020

15:46

Grammar focus: What are the differences in the use of the verbs "To wish" and "To hope"? Discussing the contexts in which the two verbs are used to express the desire for something to happen.

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Episode 116

January 17th, 2020

15:43

Grammar point: Using the word "wish" as a noun and a verb. Sending wishes during festivals. Wishing people well. Wish / wishes (3rd person singular). …

Episode 115

January 5th, 2020

15:44

New Year 2020 first show. A recap of what happened on the show in 2019. Statistics on the number of listeners, which countries have the greatest numbers of listeners, which podcast platforms listeners use and major …

Episode 114

December 24th, 2019

11:59

Reading Comprehension series: Story: Laughter is the best medicine. A clever boy tricks a grumpy king into laughing and saves the kingdom from sadness.

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Episode 113

December 16th, 2019

11:11

English Reading Comprehension practice: Story: The Fox and the Crane. A cunning fox invites the friend the Crane to dinner but serves soup on flat plates so the crane can't enjoy it. After that the Crane plays the same …

Episode 112

December 6th, 2019

10:55

English reading comprehension series: Story: Time is valuable. A boy called Anthony is lazy and likes to postpone things and that causes him to miss a great opportunity to attend a circus. Moral: Don't always postpone …

Episode 111

November 27th, 2019

10:46

English reading comprehension series: Story: Keep your eyes open. An old Lion pretends to be ill and eat up animals coming to check in on him but a …

Episode 110

November 21st, 2019

10:52

English Reading Comprehension series continues with a new story: Never be ungrateful. Two travelers seek shelter under a tree on a hot day but one of …

Episode 109

November 10th, 2019

11:12

English reading series: Case story: Nobody believes a liar. A mischievous boy suffers the effects of his own lie after fooling his fellow villagers …

Episode 108

November 6th, 2019

11:18

English reading comprehension series: Story: The Fox and The Goat. A foolish goat gets deceived into a well by a fox. Moral from the story: Look …

Episode 107

October 27th, 2019

11:20

English Reading Comprehension Series: Case Story: The Miser: A man who decided to hide his lump of gold in a hole and visit it every day until he …

Episode 106

October 22nd, 2019

10:56

English reading comprehension series: Story: The thief and his mother. A story that teaches parents to correct bad habits their children have in their childhood or else they will keep the bad habits even when they grow …

Episode 105

October 14th, 2019

11:18

English reading comprehension series: Story: A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing. Moral of the story: Evil plans beget evil.

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Episode 104

October 3rd, 2019

11:34

Reading comprehension series: Case study: The Farmer and his Sons.. Moral; "United we stand, divided we fall."

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Episode 103

September 27th, 2019

11:17

English Reading Comprehension series: As You Sow, So Shall You Reap. Moral: Evil Begets Evil.

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Episode 102

September 20th, 2019

11:21

Reading series: Story: The Wind and The Sun. An old fable with the moral: Brute force can't achieve what gentleness can.

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Episode 101

September 15th, 2019

10:45

Introduction to a new series: Story Reading for Children: Talking about the importance of reading in the process of learning English as a second language. 

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Episode 100 - Anniversary episode

September 8th, 2019

23:38

The special episode of the podcast Dee's English Lessons with guests ESL teachers in the studio. Lost of jokes and teaching tips for ESL teachers.

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Episode 099

August 29th, 2019

10:50

Introducing English Riddles and Jokes as a way to improve English language skills. Example of a joke: Student standing on a lost dollar bill who goes …

Episode 098

August 23rd, 2019

10:38

End of the series on English expressions: Review of the main themes, differences between English idioms and English Expressions. English Expressions as a public speaking skill. Introducing the next episode about jokes …

Episode 097

August 15th, 2019

10:42

English expressions: Theme: Perfections and imperfections: 1. Practice makes perfect. 2. If you try and fail try again. 3. If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail. 4. If you want something done right, you have to …

Episode 096

August 2nd, 2019

10:39

English expressions relating to life sacrifices and smart decisions: 1. Two wrongs don't make a right. 2. The pen is mightier than the sword. 3. When the going gets tough, the tough get going. 4. There is no such thing …

Episode 095

July 24th, 2019

10:35

English Expressions: Examples of expressions relating to friendship and best friends: 1. A friend to all is a friend to none. 2. False friends are worse than open enemies. 3. Keep your friends close but your enemies …

Episode 094

July 15th, 2019

10:40

English expressions: Sayings about hope from some great people: 1. However long the night, the dawn will break. 2. The darkest hours are just before dawn. 3. where there's life, there's hope. 4. Only in the darkness can …

Episode 093

July 10th, 2019

10:41

English expressions: Sayings about caution: Examples: 1. Be careful what you wish for. 2. Eggs have no business dancing with stones.3. People who …

Episode 092

July 2nd, 2019

10:44

English Sayings: Sayings about caution, prudence, carefulness. 1. Look before you leap. 2. Measure a thousand times, cut once. 3. Penny wise, pound …

Episode 091

June 25th, 2019

10:38

English expressions: Sayings about success: 1. Determination is the key to success. 2. Practice makes perfect. 3. As you make your bed so shall you lie on it. 4. You reap what you sow. 

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Episode 090

June 21st, 2019

10:41

English Expressions: Sayings that have to do with teamwork and unity: 1. United we stand, divided we fall. 2. Unity is strength. 3. Many hands make light work. 4. One hand cannot tie a bundle. 5. The more the merrier.

Episode 089

June 18th, 2019

10:44

English proverbs: 1. A wolf in sheep skin. 2. A green snake in the green grass. 3. A beautiful apple but rotten inside. 

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Episode 088

June 11th, 2019

10:40

English Proverbs: 1. Don't judge a book by its cover. 2. The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence.

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Episode 087

June 5th, 2019

10:52

Introducing a new series: English sayings / expressions / proverbs. What are the differences between idioms and proverbs? Examples.

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Episode 086

May 28th, 2019

10:39

English idioms: Focus on School Idioms: Examples: To be of the old school. A school of thought. To teach someone a lesson. To learn a lesson. A …

Episode 085

May 20th, 2019

10:41

English idioms: Love idioms: Examples discussed: Puppy love. Blind date. Love at first sight. To fall for someone. To break up.

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Episode 084

May 15th, 2019

10:48

English Idioms: Category: Water idioms. Examples: To be in deep water / To be in hot water. To feel like a fish out of the water. To test the waters. To keep one's head above water. My mouth waters. 

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Episode 083

May 10th, 2019

10:51

English idioms: Number idioms: Case studies: Back to square one / One in a million / The number one / 101.

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Episode 082

May 7th, 2019

10:42

English idioms: Weather idioms. 4 case studies: To feel under the weather / A storm in a teacup / To chase rainbows / a cold day in hell.

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Episode 081

April 29th, 2019

10:34

English idioms: Parts of the body idioms: 4 case studies: To get cold feet. To give someone a cold shoulder. Get of my back. Something to cost an arm …

Episode 080

April 23rd, 2019

10:32

English idioms: Color idioms: Examples: Once in a blue moon. The green light.  A red flag.

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Episode 079

April 15th, 2019

10:39

English idioms: Fruit idioms: Case study: Cherry. To cherry pick something. The cherry on the cake.

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Episode 078

April 11th, 2019

10:42

English idioms: Fruit idioms: Case studies: A bad apple. Comparing apples and oranges. The apple of one's eye.

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Episode 077

April 6th, 2019

10:40

English Idioms: Birds in idioms: Case study: The goose: 1. "To have goose bumps." 2. "To cook someone's goose." 3. "To kill the goose that lays …

Episode 076

April 2nd, 2019

10:35

English Idioms: Idioms with birds: 1. As free as a bird. 2. Birds of a feather flock together. 3. To go on a wild goose chase.

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Episode 075

March 28th, 2019

10:36

English idioms: Animal idioms: Horses: Hold your horses. You are beating a dead horse. Explanations and examples.

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Episode 074

March 24th, 2019

10:34

English idioms: Animal idioms: Case study: Fish or cut the bait. Explaining the word "bait" as used in business English.

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Episode 073

March 20th, 2019

10:33

English idioms: Focus: Animal idioms. Case study: The lion's share. Explanation with examples.

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Episode 072

March 14th, 2019

10:41

English idioms. Animal idioms: Case study: The elephant in the room. Explanation and examples.

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Episode 071

March 5th, 2019

10:35

English animal idioms: Case study: A cat in gloves catches no mice. Explanation and examples.

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Episode 070

February 24th, 2019

12:08

Introducing idioms. Category 1: Animal Idioms. It's raining cats and dogs. Guest on the show: Teacher Pepsy.

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Episode 069

February 16th, 2019

10:42

Introducing a new series - Idioms. Background information relating to the upcoming series. 

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Episode 068

February 5th, 2019

12:29

10 Connectives for illustrating (for example, for instance, in other words, to show that, such as, so as to, in the case of, as an illustration, a case in point, to put it clearly). Special Chinese New Year song.

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Episode 067

January 30th, 2019

10:35

10 Cause and effect connectives (Because, so, therefore, thus, consequently, as a result, since, for that reason, hence, thereupon).

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Episode 066

January 26th, 2019

10:36

10 Connectives for comparing (as well as, the two, both, similarly, likewise, in the same way, equally, like, just as, also).

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Episode 065

January 21st, 2019

10:36

Connectives for showing contrast between two persons, things, places etc. (but, unlike, contrary to, in contrast, whereas, meanwhile, while, on the other hand, conversely. as opposed to).

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Episode 064

January 15th, 2019

10:34

Discussing connectives: 9 words used to emphasize points (above all, in particular, notably, specifically, more importantly, indeed, especially, …

Episode 063

January 9th, 2019

10:39

Discussing connectives: 7 words used to add ideas to an initial main idea (and, also, in addition, further, furthermore, as well as, and then).

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Episode 062

January 4th, 2019

10:32

Discussing connectives: 10 Words used for sequencing (Firstly, secondly, initially, then, next, afterwards, finally, subsequently, eventually, previously).

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Episode 061

December 31st, 2018

12:54

Introducing a new series: Connectives, linking words, with the examples of "unlike" "contrary to" "meanwhile" "whereas"

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Episode 060

December 25th, 2018

11:43

Sending out Christmas greetings, sharing Christmas songs and welcoming student Taliow from Tianjin on the show.

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Episode 059

December 20th, 2018

10:36

Commenting on feedback from listeners and announcing the coming up of a new series from the next episode.

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Episode 058

December 16th, 2018

10:34

Another word that helps you make conditional sentences: "Unless" using the word "unless" in the same way as "if".

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Episode 057

December 9th, 2018

10:37

Conditional Sentences - Type 3. The Past Perfect Simple tense agrees with would + have + verb in the past participle.

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Episode 056

December 7th, 2018

10:37

The Conditional Sentence type 2. Tenses involved: The simple past tense + would + verb in the infinitive form.

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Episode 055

December 5th, 2018

10:41

Conditional sentences: First agreement in tenses. The Simple Present Tense agrees with The Future Simple Tense.

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Episode 054

December 2nd, 2018

10:35

English Tenses. A recap of the 12 tenses studied. Reviewing the couple pattern of the tenses.

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Episode 053

November 28th, 2018

10:38

English Tenses. Tense number 12 (The Future Perfect Continuous Tense, explaining the three tenses implied, an example and its context).

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Episode 052

November 25th, 2018

10:29

English Tenses. Tense number 11 (The Future Perfect Simple Tense, its structure and context of usage).

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Episode 051

November 20th, 2018

10:34

English Tenses. Tense number 10. (The Future Continuous Tense, the structure, examples and context).

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Episode 050

November 17th, 2018

10:35

English Tenses. Tense number 9 (The Future Simple Tense, structure, using 'will' and 'shall', context and examples).

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Episode 049

November 13th, 2018

10:33

English Tenses. Tense number 8. (The Past Perfect Continuous Tense, context, structure and examples).

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Episode 048

November 8th, 2018

10:50

English tenses. Tense number 7. (The Past Perfect Simple Tense. Explanation, usage, sentence structure and examples).

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Episode 047

November 3rd, 2018

10:44

English tenses, tense number 6. (The Present Perfect Continuous Tense, how it is used, structure and examples).

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Episode 046

November 1st, 2018

10:39

Tense number 5. (The Present Perfect Simple Tense. Explanation, usage, sentence structure and examples).

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Episode 045

October 28th, 2018

10:37

Tense number 4 (The Past Continuous Tense, explanation, structure and how it is used).

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Episode 044

October 25th, 2018

10:37

Tense number 3. (The Simple Past Tense. Explanation, regular and irregular verbs).

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Episode 043

October 21st, 2018

10:36

Tense number 2. The Present Continuous Tense (Explanation with examples and variations).

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Episode 042

October 18th, 2018

10:33

Tense number 1. The Simple Present Tense (Explanation with examples and variations.

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Episode 041

October 13th, 2018

10:50

Understanding English tenses (general introduction to tenses. The present, the past and the future).

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Episode 040

October 10th, 2018

10:43

Writing tips for English learners (A recap of all the writing tips that have been discussed in previous episodes).

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Episode 039

October 8th, 2018

10:47

Writing tips for English learners (Practicing writing on your own and looking out for grammatical mistakes)

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Episode 038

October 6th, 2018

10:27

Writing tips for English learners (Considering the purpose of each paragraph you write and positioning it correctly).

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Episode 037

October 4th, 2018

10:44

Writing tips for English learners (Kinds of paragraphs: Descriptive, explanatory, persuasive and narrative paragraphs).

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Episode 36

October 2nd, 2018

10:27

Writing tips for English learners (writing a paragraph: parts of a paragraph with examples).

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Episode 035

September 30th, 2018

10:34

Writing tips for English learners (Reviewing simple sentence structures, introducing compound and complex sentences).

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Episode 034

September 28th, 2018

10:26

Writing tips for English learners(Different kinds of sentences, declarative, imperative, interrogative and exclamatory sentences).

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Episode 033

September 27th, 2018

10:29

Writing tips for English learners (Basic sentence structure and how to expand).

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Episode 032

September 26th, 2018

10:22

Writing tips for English learners (Handwriting, spellings, punctuation, capital letters and minor letters).

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Episode 031

September 24th, 2018

10:30

Listening tips for English learners (recommended materials for listening).

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Episode 030

September 23rd, 2018

10:25

Listening tips for English Learners (Slow speed materials for beginners, group listening and listening game).

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Episode 029

September 22nd, 2018

10:19

Listening tips for English learners (listening for details using interrogative pronouns).

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Episode 028

September 20th, 2018

10:10

Listening tips for English learners (Playing English audio files in the background throughout the day).

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Episode 027

September 14th, 2018

10:17

Listening tips for English learners (Detecting English accents).

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Episode 026

September 13th, 2018

10:13

Reading tips for English learners (group reading and book review websites).

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Episode 025

September 12th, 2018

10:04

Reading tips for English learners (group reading and illustrations).

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Episode 024

September 11th, 2018

10:04

Reading tips for English learners (paragraphs and reading aloud)

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Episode 023

September 10th, 2018

10:03

Reading tips for English learners (reading with highlighters)

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Episode 022

September 7th, 2018

10:03

Reading tips for English learners (techniques of reading).

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Episode 021

September 5th, 2018

10:03

English reading tips for advanced learners (materials to look out for).

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Episode 020

September 4th, 2018

10:03

Reading tips for intermediate English learners (What materials should you read)?

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Episode 019

September 3rd, 2018

10:03

Reading tips for beginners (what materials should you read?).

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Episode 018

September 2nd, 2018

10:01

Vocabulary learning tips for advanced learners (reviewing and wrapping up).

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Episode 017

September 2nd, 2018

10:25

Vocabulary learning tips for advanced learners (Slang words and phrases).

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Episode 016

August 31st, 2018

10:19

Vocabulary learning tips for advanced learners (Proverbs / sayings).

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Episode 015

August 30th, 2018

10:11

Vocabulary learning tips for advanced learners (Figures of speech - metaphors and similes).

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Episode 014

August 29th, 2018

10:11

Vocabulary learning tips for advanced learners (recommendations on how to learn phrasal verbs and other idioms).

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Episode 013

August 29th, 2018

10:10

Vocabulary learning tips for advanced learners (Idioms & phrasal verbs).

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Episode 012

August 28th, 2018

10:13

Vocabulary learning tips for advanced learners (American English Vs British English vocabulary).

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Episode 011

August 27th, 2018

10:04

English vocabulary learning tips for advanced learners (homophones and homographs).

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Episode 010

August 27th, 2018

10:01

English Vocabulary learning tips for advanced learners. (Synonyms and antonyms).

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Episode 009

August 25th, 2018

10:01

Answering Joana Cheng’s question about an English sentence that contains the 8parts of speech.

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Episode 008

August 25th, 2018

10:02

Reviewing vocabulary learning tips for intermediate learners; a continuation of episode 007.

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Episode 007

August 23rd, 2018

10:11

English vocabulary learning tip for intermediate learners

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Episode 006

August 22nd, 2018

10:04

For beginners learning new words and expressions in English.

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Episode 005

August 21st, 2018

10:01

Summarizing spoken English learning tips.

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Episode 004

August 21st, 2018

10:02

For adults looking for ways to practice speaking English, here are some examples of things you can do. Don’t be shy!

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Episode 003

August 21st, 2018

10:02

This is how you practice your spoken English (Part 2).

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Episode 002

August 20th, 2018

10:00

Practicing spoken English (Part 1).

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Episode 001

August 15th, 2018

7:59

Greetings from Dee. Welcoming everyone on board.

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