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Podcast Description: Listen to an everyday English conversation about going to the doctor, medical visits, and how we talk about being sick or injured in English. 

 

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Podcast Description: Before Amy and Curtis became English teachers they used to own and operate a small delivery company in Kelowna, BC, Canada. In this conversation you’ll hear about some of their experiences, funny customers and an example of how to place a delivery order over the phone.

 

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Podcast Description: I don’t know if you can predict the future… but we are pretty good at it 🙂 We predict that you are going to listen to our newest podcast episode that is available right now! Amy & Curtis discuss common ways the Americans pretend they can predict the future.

 

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Podcast Image Motivation and Consistency

Podcast Description: Learn the relationship between motivation and consistency to stay on track and improve your English faster. We will give you real life examples and share our experiences where we have seen how powerful consistency is in the language learning process.

 

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Living abroad in Mexico iTalki Podcast Part 2

Podcast Description: In this 2nd part of Living abroad in Mexico, Amy and Curtis share their experience of what food is like in Mexico.

 

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Podcast Description: In this English audio podcast episode, Amy and Curtis share their experience of what it’s like immigrating to and living in Mexico. They will share the top reasons why they have chosen Mexico as their home while they discuss the people, the amazing landscapes, and geographic diversity!

 

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Podcast Description:  Amy & Curtis share the expressions they have heard their parents say to them while they were growing up. Learn new and funny idioms, expressions & phrases that you can use in English.

 

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Podcast Description: In this conversation, we talk about how our bike was part of our lives as a kid, as a teenager, and even as adults. This conversation is very descriptive and has some great vocabulary and cool expressions too!

 

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Speaking Practice Questions:

Improve your speaking skills and fluency by trying to talk about this topic. With these questions, you can either answering them by yourself OR you can use them as an interesting topic to discuss with your teacher.

These questions are great for intermediate to advanced level learners. The more advanced you are, the longer your answer should be!

Speaking Topic 2: Bike Riding as an Adult

1. Have you ever ridden your bike for exercise or as transportation? Explain more.

2. What is it like riding a bike where you live now?

  • Is it safe or dangerous to ride?
  • Is there anything that makes it difficult or uncomfortable to ride a bike where you live?
    • Do you have a lot of traffic, hills, or bad weather ?
Speaking Topic 1: Your Memories of Bike Riding

1. When did you learn to ride a bike? Explain who taught you and what you remember about the experience.

2. What is one of your favorite memories of riding your bike?

  • Who were you with?
  • What happened?
  • Where was it?
  • How old were you?
Speaking Topic 3: Summarizing the Podcast

Trying to explain something you listened to is a challenging activity but it is really effective to learn new words and start USING what you heard.

Review the audio and transcript, then try to explain these parts of the conversation:

1. What did Curtis do with his friends when he had a BMX bike?

2. How did Amy use her first bike (with the banana seat) at her grandparents’ house?

3. What happened to Amy when she and her cousin rode their bikes to the soccer field?

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Podcast Description: In this conversation podcast, Curtis and Amy discuss how they split up the responsibilities around the house to keep things tidy and clean. This conversation has lots of great English phrases and vocabulary terms related to everyday living!

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Speaking Practice Questions:

Improve your speaking skills and fluency by trying to talk about this topic. With these questions, you can either answering them by yourself OR you can use them as an interesting topic to discuss with your teacher.

These questions are great for intermediate to advanced level learners. The more advanced you are, the longer your answer should be!

Speaking Topic 1: Which chores are you responsible for?

1. Which chores do you tend to do in your house? Describe:

  • When do you do them?
  • Which ones do you hate the most?
  • Which ones are okay or you don’t mind doing?
    Speaking Topic 2: What was the worst chore you ever had to do?

    1. Do you remember an awful chore that your parents made you do when you were growing up? 

    2. What was the biggest mess you made that you had to clean up yourself?

    Speaking Topic 3: Summarizing Activity

    Trying to explain something you listened to is a challenging activity but it is really effective to learn new words and start USING what you heard.

    Review the audio and transcript, then try to explain these parts of the conversation:

    1. Which chores are Curtis’ and which ones are Amy’s?

    2. Explain how Amy got an allowance each weeks? (weekly payment from her parents)