Listen to a new episode of Speak English Now Podcast, your favorite material for practicing your spoken and heard English. You will also learn about lifestyle and culture, language, vocabulary, and how to improve your English more effectively.Transcript:
Hello, everybody! I am Georgiana your English teacher and founder of SpeakEnglishPodcast.com. My mission is to help you speak English fluently. Speaking English is easier than it seems! You just have to use the right material and techniques.
Before I go any further, I’d like to thank you for listening. I’m also a language learner, and I can identify with you and your goals, so I want to help you.
OK! Let’s start!
Time passes so quickly. I can’t believe it’s already August! And speaking of time, this is the last episode of the season. I’m going to take a short vacation to rest. But don’t worry because I’m going to upload a selection of episodes from other seasons so you can continue practicing your English.
So, I’ll be back in September with new, highly refreshing content.
But in today’s episode, I thought it might help you think about what activities you can do during the summer vacation.
So, let’s see what you could do during this vacation:
Connecting with nature
A very healthy activity that you can do is to go to a natural spot and enjoy nature. The idea is to relax and forget about exams or deadlines. Of course, you can take the opportunity to do a little exercise by going for a walk. Ideally, you should find a place without too many people, especially children. I am sure that in your country there are many places where you can quietly enjoy nature.
Wandering around the city
Okay, if you get bored with so much nature, you can do the opposite. You can wander around the city where we live. The word “wander” means to walk without a specific destination.
The idea is to rediscover the city where you live. Just let yourself be carried away and contemplate where your steps take you. We don’t do this kind of activity daily because we are always in a hurry. But now you have a good excuse.
Sleeping under the stars
Okay, I know this sounds very romantic, but I believe that if the weather is pleasant, it is worth spending a night contemplating the night sky while we sleep. But remember that the sun comes up very soon and that you won’t be able to sleep much with so much light. The advantage is that you will be able to see the sunrise as well.
Watch classic movies
Today, we are very used to watching the latest series and movies, although we shouldn’t forget about classic films. So, it’s a good time to rediscover films that marked an entire era. The quality won’t be 4k, but you’ll find real gems if you watch films from the ’60s, ‘70s, and ’80s, for example.
Well, these were my modest suggestions for your summer vacation. Obviously, you can opt for the usual, and go to the beach and get tanned. You can also take the opportunity to travel to another country. I like both: I want to relax on the beach, but I also want to discover a new city as a tourist.
And before I continue with a mini-story, I’d like to answer a common question. I’ll briefly explain the difference between my courses and the podcast.
I offer the episodes of the podcasts for free so that students all over the world become familiar with my method.
My English courses are separated from the podcast, and they are complete programs designed to improve fluency through stories, with the question & answers and point of view lessons.
Initially, the lessons are easier and the difficulty increases little by little. The first lessons are shorter, and I speak a little more slowly. This way you will adapt better to the whole program.
In addition to that, you have a step-by-step guide so that you can get the most out of my courses.
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