Episode 45: Money

The focus of this week's podcast is … money! Find out what your 2 native speaker hosts, Jennifer & Dan, would do if they were rich and listen to 2 stories; Jen talks about when she had some cash stolen and Dan remembers a time when he won over £300. The language focus spotlight this week is on idioms that are related to our topic - cold, hard cash.

Enjoy!

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Podcast Notes:

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Vocabulary: (all definitions are available in the free episode guide)

school counselor - A school counselor, also commonly known as a guidance counselor, is a counselor and an educator who works in elementary, middle, and/or high schools to provide academic, career, college readiness, and personal/social competencies to all K-12 students through a school counseling program

trillion / bazillion - 

your passion - 

throne - 

substantial - 

confess - 

an allowance - 

to be thrifty - 

Language Focus: Idioms

money doesn't grow on trees - money is something that must be earned and that it is not easy to acquire it

I'm not be made of money - something that you say in order to tell someone who asks you for money that you do not have very much

time is money - 

to cost an arm and a leg / to cost a pretty penny - 

to have money to burn / money burning a hole in your pocket - 

to tighten your belt - 

English Expressions:

green with envy - jealous

in a heartbeat - 

to knock someone’s socks off - 

a wake up call - 

off the top of my head - 

to a T - 

Let’s Connect!

We want to hear from you!

What do you like to spend money on when you have

some cash burning a hole in your pocket?!

 

Let us know below this post or in our forum :)

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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