Episode 68: Personality


Kind? Ambitious? Friendly? What adjectives would you use to describe yourself? And would your friends choose the same ones?! This week we are chatting about personalities and your hosts Dan (the UK) & Jennifer (the US) discuss these questions as well as looking at personalities in the workplace. Stay tuned because after the chat the language focus is all about some important pronunciation differences between American & British English. We hope you enjoy the episode! 

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Vocabulary & English Expressions: (see the full list in our study guide)

to take the reins - to take control of something

jot something down - write something quickly

cunning - having or showing skill in achieving one's ends by deceit or evasion


Language Focus: British & American English Pronunciation Differences

The “T” has a couple of differences in the way in sounds in American English when compared to British English. However, this week we focused on the “T” and how it sounds in between 2 vowel sounds.
We used the following words as examples:




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