Episode 36: Talking about Stuff


And….. we’re LIVE! This week is our first ever live episode on YouTube. You, a dedicated listener, now have the opportunity to watch and listen to our conversations in real-time. Connect with us, and practice listening like you were with us, native speakers, in a cafe! In this episode, we’ll talk about stuff, whether things can make us happy, and our most important possessions.

Additionally, you’ll learn some important information about answering TOEFL and IELTS questions. We’ll give you some sample responses, and tell you how to be better prepared for the exam!

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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:

slather (something) on

neck of the woods



to snip bits out

Language Focus: TOEFL/IELTS Speaking Practice

Download the episode guide for more detailed responses to the following questions:

  • How can you use this podcast to help with your TOEFL?
  • How can you answer questions that you don’t care about or know much about?

Also get more details about some sample TOEFL and IELTS questions!

English Expressions

to snip bits out

pig sty

for the sake of (something)

gathering dust

mind goes blank


Let’s Connect!

We want to hear from you!

Tell us about your most important possession!

You can answer the following question:

Do you think things (stuff) can bring happiness?

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