phrasal verbs

Episode 17: Job Interviews, 10 Tips to Nail your Interview

In today’s episode Jennifer and Dan talk about their best and worst job interviews and give you helpful tips to be successful in your next interview! Learn from their mistakes, their success stories, and best of all, learn important language to talk about interviews in everyday English conversations. This conversation is full of phrasal verbs and idioms, so get ready to sound more like a native speaker.

In addition to the top tips they give in their conversation, the episode guide covers more. So make sure to download the episode guide for 10 tips for a successful job interview.

Episode 16: School Days, Did you play Hooky?

Get ready to massively increase your vocabulary skills in today’s episode! As Jennifer and Dan talk about their schooldays, they naturally use multiple phrasal verbs, idioms, and English expressions that you can learn to sound more like a native speaker.

You will learn how to talk about your past school experiences, different subjects, and common activities that happened in the US and the UK.

Episode 7: Music Chat

Today we get into music and you’ll hear Jennifer and Dan talk about their music likes, how it affects their daily routines, as well as hear some of their music recommendations!

After listening to this episode, you’ll learn how to ask the same question in different ways with a common structure as well as new vocabulary, including phrasal verbs and idioms.

Episode 3: Travel Talk

Today Dan and Jennifer talk all about travel, something that we love and know so many of our listeners are passionate about as well. Episode 3 invites you on some of our best travel experiences, our favorite countries and cities, and will teach you helpful vocabulary and phrasal verbs related to travel.

We would love to hear from you about this episode, including if you’ve traveled to some of the same places we have. We encourage you to use some of the new vocabulary you learned and write your answers to our conversation questions below on this blog.

Episode 2: Small Talk about Hobbies and Free Time

In today’s episode listen to small talk and learn how to create and maintain a casual conversation in English! Dan and Jennifer chit-chat (have an informal conversation) about free time activities, hobbies, and friends. These topics are very common for small talk, so find out some common questions such as “What do you do in your free time?”, “Who do you hang out with?” and more.
Jennifer introduces some fluency tips, 2 ways to help you increase your speaking fluency and conversational abilities and Dan reviews 3 useful English expressions.

Use the information and what you’ve learned in this podcast and comment below! If you don’t use it, you lose it, so we can’t wait to hear from you!

Episode 1: Getting to Know You

Dan & Jennifer chat and ask each other typical 'getting to know you' questions to find out a little more about one another and introduce themselves to their listeners. Topics include 'Where are you from?' (Jennifer really is from America's finest city!), 'What do you do?' and 'What about the future?'

Dan talks about the phrase 'How do you do?' and how British people DON'T tend to use this phrase anymore. Jennifer introduces a phrasal verb, 'meet up', and the idiom 'to take a rain check'.

So! All in all a pretty action-packed first episode - we hope you like it!