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Everybody ESL

English, Education, 1 season, 362 episodes, 2 days, 3 hours, 25 minutes
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The podcast for everybody who wants to improve their English, practice their English, or just learn more English.
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Episode 362 (mini)

Episode 362 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the terms “good sport” and “bad sport.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/20/20247 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 361 (mini)

Episode 361 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you a less common meaning of the verb “find.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/13/20245 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 360 (mini)

Episode 360 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “to wrap your head around something.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/6/20245 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 359 (mini)

Episode 359 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “If I do say so myself.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/29/20245 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 358 (mini)

Episode 358 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “Be my guest.”  Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/22/20246 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 357 (mini)

Episode 357 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the expression “Tell me about it.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/15/20246 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 356 (mini)

Episode 356 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you something that confuses many native English speakers: how to use the words “lie” and “lay.”  Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/8/20249 minutes
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Episode 355 (mini)

Episode 355 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the phrase “the ins and outs.”  Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/1/20245 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 354 (mini)

Episode 354 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the phrase “for starters.”  Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/25/20245 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 353 (mini)

Episode 353 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “around the corner.”  Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/18/20245 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 352 (mini)

Episode 352 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “no ifs, ands, or buts.”  Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/11/20246 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 351 (mini)

Episode 351 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “stumble upon.”  Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/4/20245 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 350 (mini)

Episode 350 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you a strange, but very common, way to use the word “head.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/26/20245 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 349 (mini)

Episode 349 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the phrase “hit the spot.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/19/20245 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 348 (mini)

Episode 348 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the phrase “beg to differ.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/12/20246 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 347 (mini)

Episode 347 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the idioms “to luck out” and “to luck into.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/5/20246 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 346 (mini)

Episode 346 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the idiom “get going” (and a related construction). Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/29/20245 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 345 (mini)

Episode 345 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the common idiom “ring a bell.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/22/20245 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 344 (mini)

Episode 344 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the common phrase “in charge of.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/15/20245 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 343 (mini)

Episode 343 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the idiom “all over the map.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/8/20245 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 342 (mini)

Episode 342 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you what it means when someone is described as “the total package.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/1/20245 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 341 (mini)

Episode 341 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful—and maybe confusing—phrase “every other.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/25/20235 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 340 (mini)

Episode 340 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful phrase “When you get right down to it.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/18/20235 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 339 (mini)

Episode 339 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful phrase “to have no idea.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/11/20235 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 338 (mini)

Episode 338 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to say that you have a good opinion about someone. Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/4/20235 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 337 (mini)

Episode 337 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the idiom “in my book.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/27/20234 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 336 (mini)

Episode 336 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the common phrase “can’t stand.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/20/20235 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 335 (mini)

Episode 335 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful idiom “sit tight.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/13/20235 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 334 (mini)

Episode 334 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful expression “to drift apart.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/6/20235 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 333 (mini)

Episode 333 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful expression “day job.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/30/20234 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 332 (mini)

Episode 332 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the common expression “At the end of the day.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/23/20234 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 331 (mini)

Episode 331 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the interesting expression “fingers crossed.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/16/20236 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 330 (mini)

Episode 330 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you an interesting way to use the word “wheel.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/9/20236 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 329 (mini)

Episode 329 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the phrase “not the end of the world.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/2/20234 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 328 (mini)

Episode 328 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “to be torn.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/25/20236 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 327 (mini)

Episode 327 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the strange and interesting expression “Touch grass.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/18/20234 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 326 (mini)

Episode 326 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the very common and useful word “errand.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/11/20235 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 325 (mini)

Episode 325 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the very old expression “Lo and behold.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/4/20235 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 324 (mini)

Episode 324 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the words “advice” and “advise.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/28/20235 minutes
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Episode 323 (mini)

Episode 323 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the two ways to pronounce the word “you.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/21/20237 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 322 (mini)

Episode 322 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the words “raise” and “rise.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/14/20235 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 321 (mini)

Episode 321 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the common expression “Good for you.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/7/20235 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 320 (mini)

Episode 320 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you two meanings of the word “handy.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/31/20236 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 319 (mini)

Episode 319 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful phrase “As a matter of fact.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/24/20235 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 318 (mini)

Episode 318 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the interesting expression “to lose your touch.” Send your questions about English and your comments and suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/17/20235 minutes
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Episode 317 (mini)

Episode 317 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the interesting expression “wiggle room.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/10/20236 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 316 (mini)

Episode 316 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the old saying “There are plenty of fish in the sea.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/3/20234 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 315 (mini)

Episode 315 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the phrase “the better part of.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/26/20235 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 314 (mini)

Episode 314 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you different ways to tell someone to stop doing something. Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/19/20236 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 313 (mini)

Episode 313 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the conjunction “in case.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/12/20236 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 312 (mini)

Episode 312 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the strange adverb “all too.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/5/20235 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 311 (mini)

Episode 311 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “Speak of the devil.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/29/20234 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 310 (mini)

Episode 310 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you two related words with opposite meanings: “childish” and “childlike.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/22/20235 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 309 (mini)

Episode 309 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the interesting expression “do a number on.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/15/20235 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 308 (mini)

Episode 308 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you two interesting expressions about money. Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/8/20235 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 307 (mini)

Episode 307 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the “as soon as” construction. Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/1/20234 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 306 (mini)

Episode 306 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you a surprising way to use the word “go.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/24/20235 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 305 (mini)

Episode 305 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you an interesting way to use the word “something.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/17/20235 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 304 (mini)

Episode 304 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you some interesting expressions about time. Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/10/20235 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 303 (mini)

Episode 303 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you three interesting idioms that work like adverbs of frequency. Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/3/20236 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 302 (mini)

Episode 302 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you a joke about the days of the week. (This is the first joke on the podcast since August 2020!) Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/27/20236 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 301 (mini)

Episode 301 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the sentence “You tell me.” (This sentence is more interesting than it looks!) Send your questions about English and your suggestions to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/20/20235 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 300 (mini)

Episode 300 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the differences between “sick,” “hurt,” and “broken.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/13/20237 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 299 (mini)

Episode 299 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the mysterious expression “If only.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/6/20236 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 298 (mini)

Episode 298 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the common expression “So far, so good.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/27/20234 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 297 (mini)

Episode 297 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the “Why not VERB?” construction. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/20/20235 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 296 (mini)

Episode 296 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the “as can be” construction. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/13/20236 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 295 (mini)

Episode 295 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the phrase “hits close to home.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/6/20235 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 294 (mini)

Episode 294 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you one way to use the phrase “not at all.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/30/20235 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 293 (mini)

Episode 293 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you a common, but maybe unexpected, meaning of the word “work.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/23/20236 minutes, 53 seconds
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Episode 292 (mini)

Episode 292 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you an interesting way to use the word “big.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/16/20235 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 291 (mini)

Episode 291 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the phrase “in the long run.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/9/20236 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 290 (mini)

Episode 290 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you an interesting meaning of the phrase “could use.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/2/20235 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 289 (mini)

Episode 289 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the idiom “get your feet wet.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/26/20224 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 288 (mini)

Episode 288 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the (possibly confusing) expression “How do you like that?” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/19/20226 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 287 (mini)

Episode 287 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the interesting phrase “Believe it or not.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/12/20224 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 286 (mini)

Episode 286 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful (and very common) expression “oh well.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/5/20226 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 285 (mini)

Episode 285 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “to throw someone under the bus.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/28/20225 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 284 (mini)

Episode 284 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “over the top.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/21/20225 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 283 (mini)

Episode 283 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the “might well” construction. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/14/20225 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 282 (mini)

Episode 282 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the right way to talk about certain kinds of activities. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/7/20225 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 281 (mini)

Episode 281 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful expression “How dare you?” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/31/20227 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 280 (mini)

Episode 280 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you a surprising meaning of the word “poor.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/24/20226 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 279 (mini)

Episode 279 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about something strange that happens with the pronunciation of two very common verbs. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/17/20226 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 278 (mini)

Episode 278 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the sometimes angry expression “What’s that supposed to mean?” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/10/20225 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 277 (mini)

Episode 277 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “Keep up the good work.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/3/20224 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 276 (mini)

Episode 276 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you one meaning of the suffix “-ful.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/26/20227 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 275 (mini)

Episode 275 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the interesting expression “Same old, same old.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/19/20225 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 274 (mini)

Episode 274 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you one way to use the word “too.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/12/20226 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 273 (mini)

Episode 273 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the correct pronunciation of the word “attorney.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/5/20224 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 272 (mini)

Episode 272 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the fun idiom “small potatoes.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/29/20225 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 271 (mini)

Episode 271 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the common expression “Come on.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/22/20228 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 270 (mini)

Episode 270 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you special vocabulary about our senses. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/15/20227 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 269 (mini)

Episode 269 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the difficult word “just.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/8/20227 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 268 (mini)

Episode 268 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how native English speakers often say certain large numbers. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/1/20225 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 267 (mini)

Episode 267 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the interesting expression “the icing on the cake.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/25/20225 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 266 (mini)

Episode 266 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the strange expressions “to come across as” and “to come off as.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/18/20226 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 265 (mini)

Episode 265 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the words “borrow” and “lend.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/11/20227 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 264 (mini)

Episode 264 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the idiom “out of the question.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/4/20225 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 263 (mini)

Episode 263 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you some “filler words” in American English. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/27/20226 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 262 (mini)

Episode 262 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you an interesting suffix: -wise. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/20/20226 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 261 (mini)

Episode 261 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “It’s just a matter of time.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/13/20224 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 260 (mini)

Episode 260 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the idioms “Here you go” and “There you go.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/6/20225 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 259 (mini)

Episode 259 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “Take it from me.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/30/20225 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 258 (mini)

Episode 258 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the “dying to” construction. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/23/20226 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 257 (mini)

Episode 257 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expressions “strapped for cash” and “strapped for time.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/16/20225 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 256 (mini)

Episode 256 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the phrase “take for granted.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/9/20227 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 255 (mini)

Episode 255 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches a short lesson about two words that are often difficult for English learners—“vocabulary” and “menu.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/2/20227 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 254 (mini)

Episode 254 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the very strange old expression “How do you like them apples?” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/25/20226 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 253 (mini)

Episode 253 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode with an important tip about using “o’clock.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/18/20224 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 252 (mini)

Episode 252 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about “if” and “when” clauses in the future tense. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/11/20226 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 251 (mini)

Episode 251 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you an interesting way to use the word “like.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/4/20226 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 250 (mini)

Episode 250 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the idiom “catch wind of something.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/28/20224 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 249 (mini)

Episode 249 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the idiom “piece of work.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/21/20225 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 248 (mini)

Episode 248 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “old hat.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/14/20225 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 247 (mini)

Episode 247 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the phrase “the pick of the litter.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/7/20225 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 246 (mini)

Episode 246 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the word “ago.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/28/20228 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 245 (mini)

Episode 245 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the very useful phrase “to have a thing for.” What does it mean? And how do you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/21/20225 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 244 (mini)

Episode 244 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the very useful “about to” construction. What does it mean? And how do you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/14/20224 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 243 (mini)

Episode 243 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful phrase “to occur to someone.” What does it mean? And how do you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/7/20226 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 242 (mini)

Episode 242 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful and interesting word “underdog.” What does it mean? And why? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/31/20225 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 241 (mini)

Episode 241 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful and interesting expression “from the get-go.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/24/20224 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 240 (mini)

Episode 240 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you “passionate” and “compassionate,” two words that can be confusing because they look so similar. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/17/20225 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 239 (mini)

Episode 239 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you an interesting way to use the word “tops.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/10/20225 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 238 (mini)

Episode 238 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you about “continuous” and “continual,” two very similar words that can cause difficulty for people who are learning English. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/3/20225 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 237 (mini)

Episode 237 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful idiom “to turn out.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/27/20216 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 236 (mini)

Episode 236 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful idiom “to stand a chance.”  Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/20/20215 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 235 (mini)

Episode 235 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you about “most” and “almost,” two very similar words that can cause difficulty for many people who are learning English. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/13/20216 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 234 (mini)

Episode 234 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you about an interesting pattern that occurs with some phrasal verbs. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/6/20218 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 233 (mini)

Episode 233 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you about the small talk question “What brings you here today?” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/29/20215 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 232 (mini)

Episode 232 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you another Secret of Native Speakers: an interesting way that we use the words “man” and “boy.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/22/20217 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 231 (mini)

Episode 231 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful phrasal verb “to get by.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/15/20215 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 230 (mini)

Episode 230 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the interesting expression “to jump at the chance.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/8/20214 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 229 (mini)

Episode 229 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful phrase “the other day.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/1/20215 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 228 (mini)

Episode 228 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful phrase “one of these days.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/25/20214 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 227 (mini)

Episode 227 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful word jaywalking. You probably know what jaywalking is—maybe you have jaywalked before!—but you might not know the word for it. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/18/20214 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 226 (mini)

Episode 226 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful word “no-brainer.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/11/20214 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 225 (mini)

Episode 225 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you  the strange and useful phrase “the works.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/4/20215 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 224 (mini)

Episode 224 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you all about the useful phrase “Get it over with.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/19/20217 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 223 (mini)

Episode 223 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you two interesting sentence starters: “As far as I know” and “For all I know.” (I discussed “For all I know” in episode 214, but I wanted to discuss it again here.) Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/3/20216 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 222 (mini)

Episode 222 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful phrase “not much of a…” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/27/20215 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 221 (mini)

Episode 221 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you a useful “double-verb” construction. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/19/20216 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 220 (mini)

Episode 220 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful phrase “I’ll say!” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/1/20215 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 219 (mini)

Episode 219 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful idiom “hit it off.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/26/20214 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 218 (mini)

Episode 218 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you useful sentence starters, words and phrases we often use when we start speaking. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/20/20217 minutes, 7 seconds
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Episode 217 (mini)

Episode 217 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you an interesting way to use the word “nice.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/5/20214 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 216 (mini)

Episode 216 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the common expression “big deal.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/22/20215 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 215 (mini)

Episode 215 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful (and sometimes dramatic) phrase “Little did I know.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/14/20215 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 214 (mini)

Episode 214 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful phrase “For all I know.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/8/20215 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 213 (mini)

Episode 213 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the phrase “or so.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/29/20215 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 212 (mini)

Episode 212 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the compound adjective “good old.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/21/20215 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 211 (mini)

Episode 211 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you a simple thing about numbers that will make your English sound more natural. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/4/20215 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 210 (mini)

Episode 210 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that introduces and explains the expression “to go over someone’s head.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/22/20215 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 209 (mini)

Episode 209 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the word “earworm.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/14/20215 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 208 (mini)

Episode 208 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the phrase “according to.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/29/20216 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 207 (mini)

Episode 207 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the phrase “I guess so.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/24/20216 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 206 (mini)

Episode 206 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the phrase “comfort zone.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/5/20215 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 205 (mini)

Episode 205 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the idiomatic question “What’s the big idea?” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/24/20214 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 204 (mini)

Episode 204 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you a common meaning of the word pretty. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/17/20216 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 203 (mini)

Episode 203 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the very interesting expression “the elephant in the room.” What does it mean, and how do you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/10/20215 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 202 (mini)

Episode 202 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the very useful expression “to have no business doing something.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/31/20215 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 201 (mini)

Episode 201 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the very useful expression “No way!” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/24/20215 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 200 (mini)

Episode 200 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful expression “Don’t get me wrong.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/13/20214 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 199 (mini)

Episode 199 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful expression “the hang of.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/5/20215 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 198 (mini)

Episode 198 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful “so much for” construction. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/27/20206 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 197 (mini)

Episode 197 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful expression “No offense.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/21/20207 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 196 (mini)

Episode 196 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the “can’t help” construction to express that someone is unable to prevent something. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/13/20206 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 195 (mini)

Episode 195 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the expression “Now that you mention it.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/3/20205 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 194 (mini)

Episode 194 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you a useful and interesting expression: “black sheep.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/22/20204 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 193 (vocab mini)

Episode 193 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you five common and interesting interjections. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/15/20208 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 192 (mini)

Episode 192 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you another useful idiom: “It’s about time.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/8/20205 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 191 (mini)

Episode 191 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that reveals another Secret of Native Speakers: an unusual way to use the words warm and cold. (Find other Secrets of Native Speakers in episodes 66, 69, 81, 102, 117, 131, 162, and 166.) Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/1/20205 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 190 (mini)

Episode 190 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you a useful and interesting expression: “to leave no stone unturned.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/24/20204 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 189 (mini)

Episode 189 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you a very useful phrasal verb: “to come down with.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/17/20205 minutes
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Episode 188 (mini)

Episode 188 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you two similar phrases: “for sale” and “on sale.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/10/20205 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 187 (mini)

Episode 187 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you a common meaning of the word “tell.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/4/20205 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 186 (pronunciation mini)

Episode 186 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you about the two pronunciations of the word “the.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/24/20207 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 185 (mini)

Episode 185 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful construction that involves the phrases “on the one hand” and “on the other hand.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/17/20205 minutes, 33 seconds
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Episode 184 (mini)

Episode 184 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful expression “That just doesn’t do it for me.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/11/20206 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 183 (mini)

Episode 183 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the common and useful expression “sweet spot.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/4/20205 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 182 (grammar mini)

Episode 182 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you more about the mysterious word “ever,” which we started talking about in episode 181. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/28/20206 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 181 (grammar mini)

Episode 181 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use “at all” and “ever,” which only work in certain situations. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/19/20207 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 180 (joke)

Episode 180 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that features a joke about the pandemic. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/12/20205 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 179 (mini)

Episode 179 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the common and useful expression “might as well.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/8/20206 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 178 (construction mini)

Episode 178 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you two common and useful expressions: “to be tired of” and “to be sick of.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/1/20206 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 177 (grammar mini)

Episode 177 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you about the -en suffix. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/26/20207 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 176 (mini)

Episode 176 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the fun and nonstandard expression “Who’da thunk it?” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/19/20206 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 175 (vocab mini)

Episode 175 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the common informal words “sorta” and “kinda.” What do they mean, and how do you use them? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/15/20207 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 174 (mini)

Episode 174 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the common expression “as we speak.” What does it mean, and how can you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/7/20204 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 173 (mini)

Episode 173 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful expression “Let it slide.” What does it mean, and how can you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/30/20204 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 172 (mini)

Episode 172 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful expression “gray area.” What does it mean, and how can you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/24/20205 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 171 (construction mini)

Episode 171 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful “X and X” construction. What does this construction mean, and how do we use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/17/20206 minutes, 47 seconds
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Episode 170 (mini)

Episode 170 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful expression “hit or miss.” What does it mean, and how can you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/11/20205 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 169 (mini)

Episode 169 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the fun and useful expression “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/5/20206 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 168 (construction mini)

Episode 168 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the strange but useful “the more, the more” construction. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/30/20206 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 167 (construction mini)

Episode 167 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you three ways to tell people what you think about something or what conclusion you have come to. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/22/20206 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 166 (grammar mini)

Episode 166 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a grammar mini episode that reveals another Secret of Native Speakers: a very common—but unexpected—way to use the word “me.” (Find other Secrets of Native Speakers in episodes 66, 69, 81, 102, 117,  131, and 162.) Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/14/20205 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 165 (mini)

Episode 165 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you another useful expression: “cold comfort.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/8/20204 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 164 (fun mini)

Episode 164 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use Pig Latin, an old language game based on English. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/4/20206 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 163 (grammar mini)

Episode 163 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a grammar mini episode that teaches you an interesting way we use the article “the.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/29/20209 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 162 (grammar mini)

Episode 162 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a grammar mini episode that reveals another Secret of Native Speakers: a very common contraction that your textbooks might not teach you. (Find other Secrets of Native Speakers in episodes 66, 69, 81, 102, 117, and 131.) And send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/20/20205 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 161 (mini)

Episode 161 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you another useful expression: “fizzle out.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/14/20204 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 160 (mini)

Episode 160 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you another useful expression: “up for grabs.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/7/20204 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 159 (mini)

Episode 159 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you another useful expression that you might hear during the coronavirus pandemic: “hunker down.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/2/20204 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 158 (mini)

Episode 158 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “in full swing.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/26/20204 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 157

Episode 157 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a list of vocabulary words related to the coronavirus, a lesson about adjectives that work like nouns, a tip about greeting friends during difficult times, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]!Episode 157 rundown: Vocabulary (words related to the coronavirus): 1:20, Grammar (adjectives that work like nouns): 6:55, Small talk (a tip about greeting people in difficult times): 10:50, the Joke of the Week: 12:45, Listening quiz: 14:15.
3/21/202021 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 156 (mini)

Episode 156 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “under the weather.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/11/20203 minutes, 16 seconds
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Episode 155 (mini)

Episode 155 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the expression “in broad daylight.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/3/20204 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 154 (mini)

Episode 154 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how to use the expression “shoot the breeze.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/27/20203 minutes, 58 seconds
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Episode 153

Episode 153 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a list of phrasal verbs about driving, a lesson about crowded cafés, Part 3 in our series about tag questions, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]!Episode 153 rundown: Vocabulary (phrasal verbs about driving): 1:20, Grammar (Part 3 in the series about tag questions): 6:00, Small talk (a lesson about crowded cafés): 13:00, the Joke of the Week: 16:10, Listening quiz: 17:50.
2/20/202023 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 152 (mini)

Episode 152 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how  to use the expression “bent out of shape.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/31/20204 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 151 (mini)

Episode 151 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you how and when to use the useful phrase “jump the gun.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/18/20204 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 150 (mini)

Episode 150 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful phrase “like the back of my hand.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/10/20204 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 149

Episode 149 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a list of vocabulary words about TV, a lesson about agreeing, Part 2 in our series about tag questions, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]!Episode 149 rundown: Vocabulary (words about television): 1:25, Grammar (Part 2 in the series about tag questions): 6:30, Small talk (how to agree with somebody): 12:40, the Joke of the Week: 14:50, Listening quiz: 16:40.
1/4/202022 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 148 (mini)

Episode 148 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the interesting word “kitty-corner.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/21/20195 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 147 (mini)

Episode 147 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful expression “Let bygones be bygones.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/14/20195 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 146

Episode 146 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a list of vocabulary words with changing pronunciations, a lesson about insisting, tag questions, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]!Episode 146 rundown: Vocabulary (silent letters that might not be silent anymore): 1:20, Small talk (how to insist): 7:40, Grammar (Part 1 in a series about tag questions): 10:15, The Joke of the Week: 14:30, Listening quiz: 16:20.
12/7/201921 minutes, 32 seconds
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Episode 145 (mini)

Episode 145 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful expression “It can’t hurt.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/25/20195 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 144 (mini)

Episode 144 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful expression “vice versa.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/17/20194 minutes, 10 seconds
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Episode 143 (mini)

Episode 143 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful phrase “to cut corners.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/11/20194 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 142

Episode 142 of the Everybody ESL podcast has good vocabulary about babies, a lesson about apologizing, Part 4 in our series about passive verbs, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]!Episode 142 rundown: Vocabulary (words about babies): 1:20, Small talk (how to apologize): 6:40, Grammar (Part 4 in the series about passive verbs): 8:35, the Joke of the Week: 14:40, Listening quiz: 16:00
11/6/201921 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 141 (mini)

Episode 141 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the two meanings of the phrase “used to.” You will learn to understand them and make sentences using them. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/24/20196 minutes, 37 seconds
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Episode 140 (mini)

Episode 140 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the expression “That’s more like it.” Find out what it means and how to use it. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/17/20194 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 139

Episode 139 of the Everybody ESL podcast has good vocabulary about fall, a lesson about making promises, Part 3 in our series about passive verbs, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]!Episode 139 rundown: Vocabulary (words about fall): 1:25, Small talk (how to make a promise): 6:05, Grammar (Part 3 in the series about passive verbs): 8:05, The Joke of the Week: 14:20, Listening quiz: 16:10.
10/11/201921 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 138 (mini)

Episode 138 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the “down / to go” construction, a common way of talking about your progress. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/2/20195 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 137 (mini)

Episode 137 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the interesting English expression “stick to your guns.” What does it mean, and how can you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/27/20194 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 136

Episode 136 of the Everybody ESL podcast has good vocabulary about sounds, a lesson about asking someone for a favor, Part 2 in our series about passive verbs, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. (Can you find this episode’s special guest?) If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]!Episode 136 rundown:Vocabulary (hard-to-define sounds): 1:25,Grammar (Part 2 in the series about passive verbs): 6:20,Small talk (asking someone for a favor): 11:25,The Joke of the Week: 14:30,Listening quiz: 16:10
9/22/201921 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 135 (mini)

Episode 135 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the useful English expression “mixed bag.” What does it mean, and how can you make it part of your English? Find out here. And send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/14/20194 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 134 (mini)

Episode 134 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the interesting English expression “can of worms.” What does it mean, and how do you use it? Find out here. And send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/9/20195 minutes
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Episode 133

Episode 133 of the Everybody ESL podcast has good animal sound vocabulary, a lesson about accepting help, Part 1 in our series about passive verbs, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 133 rundown: Vocabulary (words for animal sounds): 1:20, Grammar (Part 1 in the series about passive verbs): 7:40, Small talk (accepting help): 13:45, The Joke of the Week: 15:55, Listening quiz: 17:20
9/5/201922 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 132 (mini)

Episode 132 of the Everybody ESL teaches you the interesting English expression “any way you slice it.” What does it mean, and how do you use it? Find out here. And send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/20/20194 minutes, 50 seconds
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Episode 131 (mini)

Episode 131 of the Everybody ESL podcast reveals another Secret of Native Speakers. This one’s about an interesting way to use the word “squat.” Find other Secrets of Native Speakers in episodes 66, 69, 81, 102, and 117. And send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/15/20195 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 130

Episode 130 of the Everybody ESL podcast has good vocabulary about walking, a lesson about asking if someone is busy, a discussion about the word “only,” the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 130 rundown: Vocabulary (words about walking): 1:20, Grammar (an interesting way to use “only”): 6:00, Small talk (asking if someone is busy): 11:05, The Joke of the Week: 14:05, Listening quiz: 16:20
8/11/201922 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 129 (mini)

Episode 129 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the useful expression “to take the cake.” What does it mean? (And why?) Find out here. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/28/20195 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 128 (mini)

Episode 128 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the useful expression “at the drop of a hat.” Find out what it means (and why) and how to use it. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/21/20195 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 127 (mini)

The computer is fixed, so we’re finally back with a new episode! Episode 127 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the useful expression “to draw a blank.” Find out what it means and how to use it. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/14/20195 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 126

Episode 126 of the Everybody ESL podcast has good vocabulary about vacations, Part 4 of our series about gerunds, a discussion about common airport questions, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 126 rundown: Vocabulary (words about vacations): 1:25, Grammar (gerunds, Part 4): 7:50, Small talk (airport questions): 13:40, The Joke of the Week: 16:00, Listening quiz: 18:30
6/23/201924 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 125 (mini)

Episode 125 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the useful expression “free rein.” Find out what it means—and why many native English speakers spell this expression incorrectly. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/13/20195 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 124 (mini)

Episode 124 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the useful expression “to get the drift” (you can also say “to catch the drift”). Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/31/20194 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 123 (mini)

Episode 123 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you a different way to use the word afraid. Did you know that afraid doesn’t always mean “feeling fear”? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/24/20195 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 122

Episode 122 of the Everybody ESL podcast has good vocabulary about feet, Part 3 of our series about gerunds, a discussion about buses, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 122 rundown: Vocabulary (words about feet): 1:20, Grammar (gerunds, Part 3): 5:00, Small talk (asking about your bus): 10:20, The Joke of the Week: 13:45, Listening quiz: 15:50
5/17/201921 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 121 (mini)

Episode 121 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you an interesting word: jinx. What does it mean, and how do you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/6/20194 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 120 (mini)

Episode 120 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you an interesting word: dibs. What does it mean, and how do you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/26/20195 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 119

Episode 119 of the Everybody ESL podcast has good vocabulary about hands, Part 2 of our series about gerunds, a discussion about asking someone if they need help, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 119 rundown: Vocabulary (words about hands): 1:30, Grammar (gerunds, Part 2): 6:00, Small talk (asking someone if they need help): 12:10, The Joke of the Week: 14:30, Listening quiz: 15:50
4/18/201921 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 118 (mini)

Episode 118 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you an interesting expression: the lion’s share. What does it mean, and why? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/7/20194 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 117 (mini)

Episode 117 of the Everybody ESL podcast reveals another Secret of Native Speakers. This one’s about a common way to communicate without giving any information. (That sounds mysterious!) Find other Secrets of Native Speakers in episodes 66, 69, 81, and 102. And send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/29/20196 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 116

Episode 116 of the Everybody ESL podcast has good vocabulary about being tired or sleepy, Part 1 of our series about gerunds, a discussion about politely refusing someone’s offer to help, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 116 rundown: Vocabulary (words for being sleepy or tired): 1:20, Grammar (gerunds, Part 1): 6:30, Small talk (refusing someone’s offer to help): 11:10, The Joke of the Week: 14:00, Listening quiz: 15:30
3/20/201921 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 115 (mini)

Episode 115 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you an interesting expression: bad apple. What does it mean to call someone a “bad apple,” and why? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/7/20194 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 114 (mini)

Episode 114 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you an interesting phrase: to butter someone up. What does it mean, and how do you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/3/20194 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 113

Episode 113 of the Everybody ESL podcast has good vocabulary about being bored, a simple lesson about using place names, a list of common greetings, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 113 rundown: Vocabulary (words about boredom): 1:25, Grammar (place names and “the”): 6:40, Small talk (greetings): 10:55, The Joke of the Week: 14:40, Listening quiz: 16:45
2/26/201922 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 112 (mini)

Episode 112 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you another common and useful expression: to end up. What does it mean, and how do you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/12/20194 minutes, 51 seconds
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Episode 111 (mini)

Episode 111 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you a common and useful phrase: all of a sudden. What does it mean, and how do you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/7/20195 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 110

Episode 110 of the Everybody ESL podcast has good vocabulary to describe busy people, a simple lesson about inverted sentences, simple ways to get someone’s attention, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 110 rundown: Vocabulary (words to describe busy people): 1:25, Grammar (using inverted sentences with certain adverbs): 6:50, Small talk (getting people’s attention): 13:00, The Joke of the Week: 16:15, Listening quiz: 18:20
1/30/201924 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 109 (mini)

Episode 109 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you an unusual but useful idiom: Knock yourself out! What does it mean, and how do you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/18/20194 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 108 (mini)

Episode 108 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you a good idiom: out of the woods. What does it mean, and how do you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/8/20195 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 107 (mini)

Episode 107 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you a mysterious idiom: keep your nose clean. What does it mean, and how do you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
1/1/20195 minutes
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Episode 106

Episode 106 of the Everybody ESL podcast has vocabulary about hard-to-describe sounds, Part 4 of our series about count and noncount nouns, a lesson about talking with strangers who come to your door, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 106 rundown: Vocabulary (words for hard-to-describe sounds): 1:20, Grammar (count nouns and noncount nouns, Part 4): 7:00, Small talk (when people come to your door): 12:40, The Joke of the Week: 14:50, Listening quiz: 16:30
12/24/201822 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 105 (mini)

Episode 105 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you another interesting word: iffy. What does it mean, and how do you use it? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/19/20184 minutes, 36 seconds
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Episode 104 (mini)

Episode 104 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you another interesting expression: creature of habit. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
12/10/20185 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 103

Episode 103 of the Everybody ESL podcast has vocabulary about small things, Part 3 of our series about count and noncount nouns, a lesson about needing more time at the grocery store check-out, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 103 rundown: Vocabulary (words for small things): 1:20, Grammar (count nouns and noncount nouns, Part 3): 6:30, Small talk (checking out at the grocery store): 12:30, The Joke of the Week: 15:05, Listening quiz: 17:45
12/7/201823 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 102 (mini)

Episode 102 of the Everybody ESL podcast reveals another... Secret of Native Speakers. This one’s about a surprising way to use the suffix -ish that your textbooks probably never taught you. (Find other Secrets of Native Speakers in episodes 66, 69, and 81.) Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/28/20187 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 101 (mini)

Episode 101 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you an interesting expression: “Welcome to the club.” What does it mean, and when can you use it? Find out here. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/24/20185 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 100

Episode 100 of the Everybody ESL podcast has vocabulary about big things, Part 2 of our series about count and noncount nouns, a discussion about asking someone to watch your stuff, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 100 rundown: Vocabulary (words for big things): 3:00, Grammar (count nouns and noncount nouns, Part 2): 6:40, Small talk (asking someone to watch your stuff): 13:20, The Joke of the Week: 15:50, Listening quiz: 18:00
11/14/201822 minutes, 49 seconds
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Episode 99 (mini)

Episode 99 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you an interesting expression: “second wind.” What does it mean, and why? Find out here. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/9/20185 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 98 (mini)

Episode 98 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you an interesting and unexpected use of the common word “fly.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
11/2/20184 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 97

Episode 97 of the Everybody ESL podcast has vocabulary about different ways of talking, Part 1 of our series about count and noncount nouns, a discussion about what to say if someone asks you for help, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to [email protected]! (I’m sorry this episode is so noisy. Airplanes were flying over my house every few minutes. You might be able to hear them in the background!) Episode 97 rundown: Vocabulary (different ways of talking): 1:20, Grammar (count nouns and noncount nouns, Part 1): 6:10, Small talk (when someone asks you for help): 11:30, The Joke of the Week: 13:30, Listening quiz: 15:40
10/28/201821 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 96 (mini)

Episode 96 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the useful expression “in a nutshell.” You will learn what this phrase means—and why—and how to include it in your conversations. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/19/20184 minutes, 25 seconds
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Episode 95 (mini)

Episode 95 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the useful expression “Cross your t’s and dot your i’s.” You will learn what this phrase means and how to include it in your conversations. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
10/14/20184 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 94

Episode 94 of the Everybody ESL podcast has vocabulary about teeth and dentists, a quick lesson about the “let” construction, a discussion about polite ways to ask for help, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 94 rundown: Vocabulary (dentists and teeth): 1:20, Grammar (the “let” construction): 6:10, Small talk (asking for help): 9:30, The Joke of the Week: 13:00, Listening quiz: 14:10
10/7/201819 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 93 (mini)

Episode 93 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the useful expression “Play it by ear.” You will learn what this phrase means and how to include it in your conversations. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/24/20185 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 92 (mini)

Episode 92 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the informal expression “You’re telling me.” You will learn what this phrase means and how to use it. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/17/20184 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 91

Episode 91 of the Everybody ESL podcast has vocabulary about school, a grammar lesson about “that” and some places where we often omit it, a discussion about using a drive-through, the Joke of the Week, a homework assignment, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]!
9/10/201824 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 90 (mini)

Episode 90 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the informal expression “What gives?” You will learn what this phrase means and how to use it. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
9/3/20185 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 89 (mini)

Episode 89 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the expression “a dime a dozen.” You will learn what this phrase means and how to use it. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/26/20186 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 88

Episode 88 of the Everybody ESL podcast has vocabulary for referring to people when you don’t know their names, a grammar lesson about the “had better” construction, a discussion about a very common small talk topic, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 88 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (words for when you don’t know someone’s name): 1:30, Grammar (the “had better” construction): 7:15, Small talk (“What do you do?”): 11:10, The Joke of the Week: 15:30, Listening quiz: 18:25
8/22/201824 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 87 (mini)

Episode 87 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the expression “May-December romance.” You will learn what this phrase means... and why. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/15/20184 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 86 (mini)

Episode 86 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the expression “squared away.” You will learn how to use this phrase to describe yourself or your situation. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
8/9/20185 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 85

Episode 85 of the Everybody ESL podcast has vocabulary about doctor’s appointments, a grammar lesson about using singular nouns with numbers, advice about handling a common social situation, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 85 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (seeing a doctor): 1:15 Grammar (using singular nouns with numbers): 7:45, Small talk (when you realize someone has been talking to you): 11:45, The Joke of the Week: 14:15, Listening quiz: 16:50
8/2/201824 minutes, 38 seconds
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Episode 84 (mini)

Episode 84 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you the expression “for my money.” You will learn how to use this phrase to introduce an opinion. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/27/20185 minutes
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Episode 83 (mini)

Episode 83 of the Everybody ESL podcast discusses a very common way that some sounds in English words change when a certain other sound is around them. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/24/20185 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 82

Episode 82 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a useful grammar lesson about “even if” and “even though,” some music vocabulary, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 82 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (music words): 1:20 Grammar (the difference between “even if” and “even though”): 6:45, Small talk (a subject that's always okay to talk about): 10:45, The Joke of the Week: 13:50, Listening quiz: 16:15
7/17/201821 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 81 (mini)

Episode 81 of the Everybody ESL podcast reveals another... Secret of Native Speakers. This one’s about native English speakers and a strange construction that your textbooks probably never taught you. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/12/20186 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 80 (mini)

Episode 80 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you a fun English expression: “sour grapes.” What does it mean... and why? Send your questions about English and your suggestions for the podcast to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
7/8/20184 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 79

Episode 79 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a quick lesson about an interesting construction, a tip about one-word answers, fireworks vocabulary, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 79 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (fireworks): 1:15 Small talk (avoiding one-word answers): 6:20, Grammar (the “have someone do something” construction): 9:00, The Joke of the Week: 11:30, Listening quiz: 15:00
7/5/201820 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 78 (mini)

Episode 78 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you a useful English expression: “the last straw.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for the podcast to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/30/20186 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 77 (mini)

Episode 77 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you a mysterious English expression: “on the outs.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for the podcast to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/28/20185 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 76

Episode 76 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a lesson about contractions, a vocabulary list that’s perfect for the summer, tips on receiving compliments, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 76 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (summertime): 1:25 Small talk (how to receive a compliment): 7:15, Grammar (a simple rule about contractions): 10:20, The Joke of the Week: 14:45, Listening quiz: 17:30
6/23/201824 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 75 (mini)

Episode 75 of the Everybody ESL podcast teaches you another useful English expression: “to flesh out.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for the podcast to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/17/20186 minutes
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Episode 74 (mini)

Episode 74 of the Everybody ESL podcast presents another useful English expression: “pep talk.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/13/20184 minutes, 45 seconds
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Episode 73

Episode 73 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a lesson about the two “used to” constructions, a list of words you can use when you can’t remember what something is called, responding to “Have a nice day,” the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 73 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (words for when you can’t remember what something is called): 1:25 Grammar (the two “used to” constructions): 5:40, Small talk (responding to “Have a nice day”): 11:00, The Joke of the Week: 13:10, Listening quiz: 15:45
6/8/201822 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 72 (mini)

Episode 72 of the Everybody ESL podcast presents another colorful English expression: “to jump through hoops.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/6/20185 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 71 (mini)

Episode 71 of the Everybody ESL podcast presents another mysterious American English expression: “Cry uncle.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
6/2/20185 minutes, 8 seconds
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Episode 70

Episode 70 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a quick lesson about “few” and “a few” (two very similar terms with an important difference), a list of cooking vocabulary, how to ask someone to save your seat, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 70 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (words about cooking): 1:25 Small talk (asking someone to save your seat): 6:30, Grammar (“few” vs. “a few”): 8:45, The Joke of the Week: 12:40, Listening quiz: 14:45
5/29/201820 minutes, 5 seconds
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Episode 69 (mini)

Episode 69 of the Everybody ESL podcast is another... Secret of Native Speakers. This one’s about native English speakers and “can” and “can’t.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/22/20186 minutes, 29 seconds
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Episode 68 (mini)

Episode 68 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about the interesting English expression “doormat.” What does it mean, and why? Find out in this episode. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/19/20185 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 67

Episode 67 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a quick lesson about the tricky modal “should,” a list of story vocabulary, what to do when someone asks if you need help (but you don’t), the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 67 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (words about stories): 1:25, Small talk (when someone asks if you need help, but you don't): 7:30, Grammar (the modal “should”): 9:35, The Joke of the Week: 13:35, Listening quiz: 15:40
5/14/201821 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 66 (mini)

Episode 66 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about a... Secret of Native Speakers, something you probably never knew about native English speakers and how they use English. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/10/20185 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 65 (mini)

Episode 65 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about a common, useful expression: “Out on a limb.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
5/6/20186 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 64

Episode 64 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a lesson about an interesting way native speakers commonly use “me,” a list of words that describe different kinds of movies, a small talk topic, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 64 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (words about movies): 1:30, Small talk (asking where someone bought something): 8:00, Grammar (real talk about “I” and “me”): 10:45, The Joke of the Week: 16:45, Listening quiz: 18:30
5/1/201823 minutes, 52 seconds
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Episode 63 (mini)

Episode 63 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about two words that can be difficult to use correctly: “until” and “by.” Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/27/20187 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 62 (mini)

Episode 62 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about something mysterious: the way English speakers say “I don’t know” without using any words. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/23/20185 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 61

Episode 61 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a quick lesson about some unusual contractions, a list of words for different periods of time, a small talk topic, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 61 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (words about time): 1:25, Small talk (when someone asks for your help): 6:35, Grammar (unusual contractions): 10:35, The Joke of the Week: 16:35, Listening quiz: 18:40
4/19/201824 minutes, 34 seconds
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Episode 60 (mini)

Episode 60 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about an interesting English expression: “like a deer in the headlights.” What does it mean to be like a deer in the headlights? When can you use this expression? Find out in this episode. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/15/20185 minutes, 2 seconds
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Episode 59

Episode 59 of the Everybody ESL podcast has Part 2 of our lesson about “must” and “have to,” a list of words about words, a small talk topic, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 59 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (words about words): 1:25, Small talk (asking someone to move their car): 6:28, Grammar (must and have to, Part 2): 9:30, The Joke of the Week: 12:32, Listening quiz: 14:15
4/12/201819 minutes, 6 seconds
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Episode 58 (mini)

Episode 58 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about two interesting English expressions: “on the hook” and “off the hook.” What does it mean to be on or off “the hook”? When can you use these expressions? Find out in this episode. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
4/7/20186 minutes, 3 seconds
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Episode 57

Episode 57 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a grammar lesson about “must” and “have to,” a list of words and expressions that come from baseball, some good advice about small talk, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 57 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (expressions that come from baseball): 1:28, Small talk (topics to avoid): 9:15, Grammar (must and have to): 12:50, The Joke of the Week: 18:37, Listening quiz: 20:45
4/3/201826 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 56 (mini)

Episode 56 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about “my two cents.” What does it mean to “put in your two cents”? When can you use this expression? Find out in this episode. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.) $.02!
3/28/20185 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 55 (mini)

Episode 55 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about Mother Nature. What is Mother Nature? Who is Mother Nature? Find out in this episode. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/24/20186 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 54

Episode 54 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a lesson about “Have you ever?” questions, a list of words that are perfect for the springtime, a quick discussion about interrupting someone politely, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 54 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (springtime): 1:35, Small talk (interrupting someone): 6:55, Grammar (“Have you ever?” questions): 11:10, The Joke of the Week: 16:36, Listening quiz: 19:00
3/21/201824 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 53 (mini)

Episode 53 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about a colorful English expression that's perfect for spring: nip it in the bud. What does this mean, and how do you use it? Find out in this episode. Send your questions about English expressions (or anything else) and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/15/20185 minutes
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Episode 52

Episode 52 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a lesson about sentence-level adverbs, a list of useful city words, a quick discussion about accepting an invitation to have dinner at someone’s house, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 52 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (cities): 1:21, Small talk (accepting an invitation): 6:31, Grammar (sentence adverbs): 8:29, The Joke of the Week: 14:30, Listening quiz: 17:24
3/11/201823 minutes, 56 seconds
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Episode 51 (mini)

Episode 51 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about a colorful English expression: out of the blue. What does this mean, and where does it come from? Find out in this episode. Send your questions about English expressions (or anything else) and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
3/6/20186 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 50

Episode 50 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a lesson about sentences like “Let’s talk soon,” a list of interesting number words, a quick discussion about ordering food on the phone, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 50 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (useful number words): 1:25, Small talk (ordering food on the phone): 8:25, Grammar (the “Let’s” construction): 11:10, The Joke of the Week: 15:05, Listening quiz: 18:00
3/2/201823 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 49 (mini)

Episode 49 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about an interesting English expression: to stick out like a sore thumb. What does this mean, and when can you use it? Find out in this episode. Send your questions about English expressions (or anything else) and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/28/20185 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 48

Episode 48 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a lesson about sentences with no subject, a list of useful cell phone vocabulary, a quick discussion about asking someone what time it is, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 48 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (cell phones): 1:20, Small talk (asking what time it is): 7:23, Grammar (sentences with no subjects): 9:05, The Joke of the Week: 14:47, Listening quiz: 18:38
2/24/201825 minutes
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Episode 47 (mini)

Episode 47 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about an interesting English expression: square peg. What is a square peg, and where does this expression come from? Find out in this episode. Send your questions about English expressions (or anything else) and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/20/20185 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 46

Episode 46 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a lesson about the difference between “hope” and “wish,” a list of restaurant vocabulary, a discussion about asking someone if you can pet their dog, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 46 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (restaurants): 1:36, Small talk (Can I pet your dog?): 6:58, Grammar (“hope” vs. “wish”): 9:51, The Joke of the Week: 15:38, Listening quiz: 18:10
2/16/201824 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 45 (mini)

Episode 45 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about an interesting English expression: Shotgun! What does it mean, and where do you use it? (And why?) Send your questions about English expressions (or anything else) and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/12/20185 minutes, 39 seconds
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Episode 44

Episode 44 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a lesson about the differences between “will” and “going to,” a list of friendship vocabulary, a quick discussion about losing your phone, keys, or other valuable items, the Joke of the Week, a quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 44 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (relationships): 1:23, Small talk (Did I leave my wallet here?): 6:05, Grammar (“will” vs. “going to”): 9:41, The Joke of the Week: 16:04, Quiz: 17:36
2/9/201822 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 43 (mini)

Episode 43 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about an interesting English expression: the sixth sense. What does it mean, and when can you use it? Send your questions about English expressions (or anything else) and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)
2/5/20186 minutes, 23 seconds
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Episode 42

Episode 42 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a lesson about comparative and superlative adjectives, a list of acronym vocabulary, a quick discussion about asking where the bathroom is, the Joke of the Week, a quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 42 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (acronyms): 1:25, Grammar (comparatives and superlatives): 8:23, Small talk (Where’s the bathroom?): 14:38, The Joke of the Week: 17:27, Quiz: 20:35
2/1/201826 minutes, 1 second
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Episode 41 (mini)

Episode 41 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about an interesting English expression: Crickets. What does it mean, and when can you use it? (And why?) Send your questions about English expressions (or anything else) and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]!
1/26/20185 minutes, 9 seconds
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Episode 40

Episode 40 of the Everybody ESL podcast has some good sleep vocabulary for you, a quick discussion about asking to speak to someone on the phone, a lesson on compound nouns, the Joke of the Week, a sentence quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to [email protected]! Episode 40 rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (sleeping): 1:27, Grammar (compound nouns): 6:23, Small talk (telephone requests): 12:55, The Joke of the Week: 15:59, Quiz: 17:37
1/22/201821 minutes, 41 seconds
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Episode 39 (mini)

Episode 39 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about an interesting English expression: like riding a bicycle. What does it mean, and when can you use it? Send your questions about English expressions (or anything else) and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]!
1/18/20185 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 38

Episode 38 of the Everybody ESL podcast has some good vocabulary for you about staying inside when it’s cold, a quick lesson about what to say when you think that you recognize a stranger, Part 4 in the series of lessons about the word “would,” the Joke of the Week, a vocab quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, send them to [email protected]! Episode 38’s rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (keeping warm inside): 1:26, Grammar (Part 4 of our series about “would”): 5:44, Small talk (when you think you know a stranger): 9:53, The Joke of the Week: 12:26, Vocab quiz: 14:49
1/14/201820 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 37 (mini)

Episode 37 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about an interesting English expression: a drop in the bucket. What does it mean, and when can you use it? Send your questions about English expressions (or anything else) and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]!
1/10/20184 minutes, 31 seconds
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Episode 36

Episode 36 of the Everybody ESL podcast has some cold weather vocabulary for you, a quick discussion about asking people to repeat themselves, Part 3 in the series of lessons about the word “would,” the Joke of the Week, a spelling quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, send them to [email protected]! Episode 36’s rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (cold weather): 1:25, Grammar (Part 3 of our series about “would”): 6:49, Small talk (asking people to repeat themselves): 9:41, The Joke of the Week: 12:49, Spelling quiz: 15:40
1/4/201820 minutes, 46 seconds
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Episode 35 (mini)

Episode 35 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about an interesting English expression: with flying colors. What does it mean, when can you use it, and where does it come from? Send your questions about English expressions (or anything else) and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]!
12/31/20174 minutes, 57 seconds
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Episode 34

Episode 34 of the Everybody ESL podcast has some New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day vocabulary, a quick discussion about good ways to say no, Part 2 in the series of lessons about the word “would,” the Joke of the Week, a quiz about opposites, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, send them to [email protected]! Episode 34’s rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day): 1:15, Grammar (Part 2 of our series about “would”): 7:40, Small talk (how to say no): 11:29, The Joke of the Week: 14:17, Opposites quiz: 17:20
12/27/201722 minutes
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Episode 33 (mini)

Episode 33 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode all about the hidden meaning of a single common English word: breakfast. Send your questions about English vocabulary (or anything else) and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]!
12/23/20175 minutes, 27 seconds
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Episode 32

Episode 32 of the Everybody ESL podcast has some good party vocabulary, a quick discussion about buying tickets at a movie theater, Part 1 in the series of lessons about the word “would,” the Joke of the Week, a funny story, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, send them to [email protected]! Episode 32’s rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (parties): 1:39, Grammar (Part 1 of our series about “would”): 6:38, Small talk (buying tickets at a movie theater): 10:38, The Joke of the Week: 12:26, Listening practice: 14:39
12/17/201717 minutes, 59 seconds
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Episode 31 (mini)

Episode 31 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the meaning of the colorful idiom “Hold your horses.” Send your questions about English idioms (or anything else) and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]!
12/14/20174 minutes, 17 seconds
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Episode 30 (mini)

Episode 30 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the meaning and the uses of the old expression “the Midas touch.” (It comes from an ancient legend with a sad ending.) Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]!
12/11/20175 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 29

Episode 29 of the Everybody ESL podcast has some good snow vocabulary, a discussion about a few common phrases you’ll encounter in an office, a grammar lesson about here and there, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, send them to [email protected]! Episode 29’s rundown: Intro: 0:00, Grammar (here and there): 2:21, Vocabulary (snow-cabulary!): 6:51, Small talk (the weekend): 11:42, The Joke of the Week: 13:45, Listening quiz: 16:26
12/7/201721 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 28 (mini)

Episode 28 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the meaning and the uses of the colorful expression “wild goose chase.” Send your questions about English and suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]!
12/3/20176 minutes, 12 seconds
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Episode 27

Episode 27 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a grammar lesson about a special kind of question, a gym and exercise vocabulary list, a discussion about asking whether a seat is available, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, send them to [email protected]! Episode 27’s rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (the gym): 1:45, Small talk (asking if a seat is available): 5:51, Grammar topic (echo questions): 8:12, The Joke of the Week: 12:12, Listening quiz: 14:23
11/30/201719 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 26 (mini)

Episode 26 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about misunderstood lyrics and one of the most famous songs of the 1960s. You might never hear this song the same way again. Send your questions about English and suggestions for future episodes to [email protected]!
11/25/20175 minutes, 18 seconds
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Episode 25

Episode 25 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a grammar segment about two similar words you can learn to use correctly, money vocabulary ($$$), a discussion about expressing sympathy, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, send them to [email protected]! Episode 25’s rundown: Intro: 0:00, Vocabulary (money): 1:13, Small talk (expressing sympathy): 5:55, Grammar topic (so and such): 8:26, The Joke of the Week: 13:38, Listening quiz: 15:13
11/23/201719 minutes, 43 seconds
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Episode 24 (mini)

Episode 24 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the useful English idiom in the nick of time. Send your questions about English idioms (or any other English topic) to [email protected]!
11/19/20175 minutes, 35 seconds
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Episode 23

Episode 23 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a list of dog vocabulary, information about some common restaurant situations, a lesson about special adverbs, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, send them to [email protected]! Episode 23’s rundown: Intro: 0:00, Grammar topic (special adverbs): 1:53, Vocabulary (dogs): 4:57, Small talk (restaurants): 11:43, Joke of the Week: 16:00, Listening quiz: 18:36
11/15/201723 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 22 (mini)

Episode 22 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that explores an interesting English idiom: to steal someone’s thunder. Send your questions about English idioms (or any other English topic) to [email protected]!
11/11/20174 minutes, 48 seconds
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Episode 21

Episode 21 of the Everybody ESL podcast has an in-depth discussion of contractions, some good vocabulary about rainy weather, the Joke of the Week, a super-important small talk topic, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, send them to [email protected]! Episode 21’s rundown: Intro: 0:00, Small talk lesson: 1:53, Grammar topic: 4:30, Vocabulary: 12:00, Joke of the Week: 15:36, Listening quiz: 18:18
11/9/201723 minutes, 22 seconds
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Episode 20 (mini)

Episode 20 of the Everybody ESL podcast is another mini “What’s the Difference?” episode. In this one, we talk about see, look at, and watch. They’re very similar, but they have some important differences. Don’t forget: I want your questions, comments, and suggestions. Send them to [email protected]!
11/5/20179 minutes
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Episode 19

Episode 19 of the Everybody ESL podcast discusses one type of irregular verb, introduces a lesson on small talk (how to ask a bus driver some simple questions), gives you a wedding vocabulary list, shares the Joke of the Week, tests you with a listening quiz, and more. And remember: I want your questions, comments, and suggestions. Send them to [email protected]!
11/1/201724 minutes, 28 seconds
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Episode 18 (mini)

Episode 18 of the Everybody ESL podcast is another mini episode. This one introduces and discusses an interesting English idiom: “to pull a fast one.” It’s a mysterious but useful expression that comes in handy when someone is trying to fool you. Don’t forget: I want your questions, comments, and suggestions. Send them to [email protected]!
10/29/20174 minutes, 30 seconds
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Episode 17

Episode 17 of the Everybody ESL podcast introduces a short discussion about articles (one of the trickiest features of English), a lesson on small talk (how to call a store or restaurant and ask how late they’re open), Halloween vocabulary, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. Don’t forget: I want your questions, comments, and suggestions. Send them to [email protected]!
10/25/201726 minutes, 26 seconds
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Episode 16 (mini)

Episode 16 of the Everybody ESL podcast is another mini episode that introduces and discusses an interesting English idiom. In this episode, it’s “for the birds,” a useful expression with a colorful origin. Don’t forget: I want your questions, comments, and suggestions. Send them to [email protected]!
10/21/20175 minutes, 21 seconds
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Episode 15 (mini)

Episode 15 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini “What’s the Difference?” episode, where I explain two similar words so you can easily use them correctly. Special announcement: Myeongja from Daegu, Korea, is the official Champion of Episode 14 for the English joke she submitted!
10/17/20175 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 14

Episode 14 of the Everybody ESL podcast has lots of good information for you about phrasal verbs, those common (but tricky!) compound verbs. There’s also a small talk topic about people calling you on the phone by mistake, a listening quiz, the Joke of the Week, and more. And if you’re the first person to send me an English joke, you will be the Champion of Episode 14! Speaking of champions, Daniel from Russia is the official Champion of Episode 13 for his sentence about the idiom "on the back burner."
10/15/201721 minutes, 40 seconds
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Episode 13 (mini)

Episode 13 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about the English expression “on the back burner.” You can find a back burner (usually more than one) in every kitchen, but what does it mean if something is “on the back burner”? Special announcement: Amy from Korea is the official Champion of Episode 12 because she was the first person to send in the correct answer to question #5 from last episode’s listening quiz!
10/10/20175 minutes, 24 seconds
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Episode 12

Episode 12 of the Everybody ESL podcast introduces good vocabulary about being or getting sick (even some fun sickness vocab!), a short comparison of the simple past and the present perfect, the proper way to tell someone that they dropped something, the Joke of the Week, and a listening quiz. And if you’re the first person to email me the answer to question #5 of the listening quiz (send it to [email protected]), I will announce your name as the Champion of Episode 12!
10/8/201723 minutes, 44 seconds
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Episode 11 (mini)

Episode 11 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini “What’s the Difference?” episode, a quick look at two words that are often mixed up: fun and funny. They look similar, they sound similar, and they mean similar things. So what’s the difference?
10/3/20175 minutes, 19 seconds
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Episode 10

Episode 10 of the Everybody ESL podcast introduces a lesson on the confusing propositions in, into, on, and onto; a small talk discussion to help you deal with forgetting someone’s name; useful clichés (standard comparisons you are likely to hear in conversation); a listening quiz; the Joke of the Week; and more. The Everybody ESL podcast is an easy way to keep learning and practicing your English.
10/1/201725 minutes, 15 seconds
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Episode 9 (mini)

Episode 9 of the Everybody ESL podcast is another mini episode, a quick look at “fast friends,” an interesting expression that many people—even native English speakers!—misunderstand.
9/26/20175 minutes, 55 seconds
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Episode 8

Episode 8 of the Everybody ESL podcast has lots of stuff to help keep you learning and practicing your English: a tip about small talk, a listening quiz, vocabulary about cars and driving, a grammar topic, the Joke of the Week, and more. (Bonus! See if you can find my mistake in this episode!) Tuba sound by JewelBeat. Download your free music and free sound effects at www.jewelbeat.com.
9/24/201723 minutes, 11 seconds
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Episode 7 (mini)

Episode 7 of the Everybody ESL podcast is another mini episode, a quick look at “going through the motions,” a useful expression for describing yourself or people you know. This expression always makes me think of robots, and after you listen to this episode, you’ll see why.
9/20/20175 minutes, 20 seconds
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Episode 6

Episode 6 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a grammar topic for you (I’ve been thinking about this one for more than 45 years), a quick lesson in small talk, vocabulary about airplanes, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. The Everybody ESL podcast is the perfect way to keep your English studies going.
9/17/201724 minutes, 4 seconds
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Episode 5 (mini)

Episode 5 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode, a quick look at “birthday suit,” a fun expression you can easily add to your English vocabulary and use in casual conversations. Can you guess what your birthday suit is? Can you guess where the expression comes from? Listen to this short episode, and you won’t need to guess.
9/13/20173 minutes, 42 seconds
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Episode 4

Episode 4 of the Everybody ESL podcast brings you a useful lesson about asking for help at the grocery story, some good cat vocabulary, a tip about small talk, another listening quiz, a joke about crocodiles, and a lot more. The Everybody ESL podcast is an easy way to keep learning more English and practice what you already know. (Exciting bonus: I’m still experimenting with the new microphone!)
9/11/201724 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 3 (mini)

Episode 3 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode, a quick look at “in one fell swoop,” a mysterious English phrase with an interesting origin. It contains a language fossil, and you can easily add it to your conversation. (I’m still experimenting with the right way to use the new microphone. Please be patient while I work on improving the sound quality!)
9/8/20179 minutes, 54 seconds
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Episode 2

Episode 2 of the Everybody ESL podcast introduces vocabulary about cleaning (including slob and neat freak!), some basic American English small talk, a grammar topic that will get you thinking about airplanes and flight attendants, a listening quiz, and more. (Don’t forget the Joke of the Week!) The Everybody ESL podcast is a great way to follow along with clear English and practice as you go. (Mini episodes are on the way! Some of you said shorter episodes work better for you, so stay tuned for mini episodes that cover only one or two topics.)
9/2/201726 minutes, 14 seconds
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Episode 1

The first episode of the Everybody ESL podcast introduces some basic American English small talk, a grammar topic about adjectives, vocabulary related to eclipses, a listening quiz, and more. (There's even a joke about snakes!) The Everybody ESL podcast is a great way to learn English words and grammar as you gain confidence in your English skills.
8/30/201736 minutes, 17 seconds