Episode 23: Social Media


In today’s episode Jen and Dan discuss something that most of you listeners probably use multiple times every day. That’s right, social media! We all use it and love it, so let’s talk about it! As you listen to our conversation, pay attention to how we ask questions and talk about social media. How can you ask a similar question without repetition? This episode will tell you how!

Additionally, you’ll learn helpful vocabulary and related expressions, as well as how to use social media to improve your English skills!

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Podcast Notes:

For more learning, including the full vocabulary list and definitions (from below), a more complete language focus explanation, and idiom example sentences, download this week's episode guide.

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Vocabulary Sample:



to fancy something

love-hate relationship

breaking news

Language Focus: How to Use Social Media to Improve your English

You’re on social media sites every day, so why not make it educational?

Jen and Dan both have some tips and suggestions on using social media to improve your English, so we hope to help you become even better self-studiers!

download the episode guide to follow along with this episode and get more details about our tips!

Idioms and Expressions

come back with a vengeance: to return with a lot of energy or a large force

peeping Tom: a person who is nosy or always "looking" into other people's lives

to use something as a vehicle for something: to use (something) as a way to show, express, display or do something else

the cream rises to the top: the best is always noticed sooner or later (something good can't go unnoticed for a long time)

to smell a rat: to get the sense or feeling that someone is doing something wrong, or is a bad person


Let’s Connect!

We want to hear from you!

Tell us about your favorite social media site and why!

Additionally you can answer the following question:

Do you use social media for fun and entertainment, or to improve your language skills?

You can comment below this episode in the comment section!