All Ears English Podcast

de Lindsay McMahon

Learn Advanced Conversational English with Professional American Teachers Lindsay and Michelle

Episodios

AEE 1649: Whip Up a Cup of Coffee and Listen to Lindsay and Michelle

por Lindsay McMahon

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In today's episode we answer a question about the phrasal verb whip up. Learn how to use it, and then find out how you can figure out if words are really used or not. Get more details today

AEE 1648: How Present Perfect Leads to Job Interview Success

por Lindsay McMahon

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When you are in a job interview and the interviewer asks you what you have done, you don't need to give all of the details right away. Learn to use the present perfect to talk about your accomplishments today.

AEE 1647: How to Give Someone Permission to Interrupt You in English

por Lindsay McMahon

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Interruptions happen all of the time in American English in goups of two or more. Sometimes you don't mind being interrupted. What can you say to make sure the person knows you don't mind? Find out today

AEE 1646: How to Respond to Someone's Mistake in English

por Lindsay McMahon

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Don't be so hard on yourself! What can you say in English when someone makes a mistake and it's not such a big deal? Find out in this episode today.

AEE 1645: The Duolingo English Test with Josh MacPherson

por Lindsay McMahon

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Did you know that if you want to go abroad you may not have to take the IELTS or the TOEFL? Yes, there is another exam out there- today we have our guest Josh MacPherson on the show to tell us what we need to know about the Duolingo English test

AEE 1644: Let's Pencil It In! How to Make Tentative Plans in English

por Lindsay McMahon

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Sometimes when you make plans you need to say that they are not 100% firm. How can you do that in a tactful and polite way so that there are no misunderstandings? Find out today

AEE 1643: How to Use End Up to Talk About Your Past in English

por Lindsay McMahon

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Context is king when you build business relationships. Today find out how to use end up + Verb + ing in natural English conversations with your colleagues

AEE 1642: Would You Apply for a Job on TikTok?

por Lindsay McMahon

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In today's episode we review an article about a new trend where people are submitting video resumes on TikTok. What does this mean for the future of business and job applications? Get our take today.

AEE 1641: A More Interesting Way to Say Thank You in English

por Lindsay McMahon

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When someone does something nice for you, what can you say to express your gratitude in business or in everyday life? Today we answer a question from our listener Reza on this exact topic. Listen in today.

AEE 1640: You Can Say That Again! How to Agree with Personality in English

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When you agree with what someone says, don't just say "I agree." Use one of this native expression to show empathy and agreement in English for a better and more fun connection

AEE Bonus: FYI, Join the Contest!

por Lindsay McMahon

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AEE 1639: Pros and Cons of Adult Education in a Fast Group Conversation!

por Lindsay McMahon

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In this fun and exciting group conversation, Jessica and Aubrey join Lindsay and Michelle to discuss their opinions about the advantages and disadvantages of going back to school as an adult.

AEE 1638: Time Crunches and Business Lunches

por Lindsay McMahon

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When you have a business lunch with a colleague or a friend, how can you let them know what your time constraints are so that you finish the lunch on time? Find out how to navigate this tricky connection skill in Business English today.

AEE 1637: The Global Movement Towards a 4-day Workweek with Alex Soojung-Kim Pang

por Lindsay McMahon

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What will our work lives look like in 20 years? or even in 2 years? Today we have author the author of the book Shorter on the show to describe the worldwide trend in shorter workweeks that he is observing and what this means for all of us as global professionals

AEE 1636: Hats Off to the Chef! How to Compliment Someone's Cooking in English

por Lindsay McMahon

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When you attend a work or social gathering and you love the food, what can you say? Today get high level native phrases to say that the food is great to build stronger relationships at work or in your social life.

AEE 1635: You Do You! Should You Always Be Your Authentic Self?

por Lindsay McMahon

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In today's episode you learn a natural English expression that embraces authenticity. Is it always the right move to try to be unique and authentic? Today we share our opinions and give you more ways to say this in English.

AEE 1634: Geek Out with Michelle and Lindsay

por Lindsay McMahon

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What is the difference between the word nerd and geek. Let's dive into a lively conversation about the key differences and find out how these archetypes have changed since the 1980's. Listen in today.

AEE 1633: How to Listen to Messy Directions in English

por Lindsay McMahon

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When you get ready to play a game or participate in any activity, you may hear instructions. Don't expect these instructions to sound like the structure you were taught in your textbook. Find out how to listen to natives give instructions in English naturally.

 

 

AEE 1632: When to Hit Send On Your Job Application

por Lindsay McMahon

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In today's episode we review an article on when is the best time to submit your job application. Can you guess when it is? Find out today and get our thoughts on the best strategy.

AEE 1631: Do You Bend Over Backwards to Learn English?

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In today's episode you will learn a super natural expression in English for your social life and your work life about how to articulate that you have done everything you can to accommodate a situation. Listen in for native vocabulary today.

AEE 1630: Level Up Your Color Vocabulary in English

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At your level, you should be able to describe colors in more depth for better and more precise conversations. Today get 4 ways native speakers add depth to their color descriptions.

 

AEE 1629: How to Banter in English and Shout Out to a Super Listener

por Lindsay McMahon

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When can you use the phrase "what can I tell you?" Find out today why Michelle says this phrase so much on the podcast and how you can fit it into your next English conversation.

AEE 1628: Rockets, Brain Surgery, and English Vocabulary

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This idiom is not rocket science! Stick with us today to learn a few new English expressions to say that something is not that hard.

AEE 1627: How to Be Playful with Your English

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In this episode you'll learn 4 new English expressions that originate from the playground but can be used in business or everyday English. Listen in to make your English more fun today.

AEE 1626: Take a Bite Out of the Commentary Sandwich

por Lindsay McMahon

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When people are sharing stories and the group goes off on a tangent, how can you stay flexible, add to the conversation and know when to bring it back to the main topic? Build these connection skills in English today.

AEE 1625: California English with Grant Barrett from A Way with Words

por Lindsay McMahon

Today we have a guest on the show. Grant Barrett is a linguist who is based in California. He will tell us four things that are interesting to know right now about California English and how it's changing. Visit their site and subscribe to their show at https://www.waywordradio.org/

 

AEE 1624: How to Express Your Wants and Needs in the Business English World

por Lindsay McMahon

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Expressing what you need, want, or expect is complicated in the workplace. What you say will depend on the level or urgency, your level in the company and so much more. Find out exactly how to do it correctly today.

 

AEE 1623: Look Alive! How to React to a Native Speaker in an English Conversation

por Lindsay McMahon

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The quickest way to surge forward with your English connections is not to learn fancy grammar structures- it is to learn how to react to what the speaker is saying. Listen today to find out how to react in four different situations.

AEE 1622: Do You Finish People's Sentences?

por Lindsay McMahon

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In today's episode we'll talk about the connection skill of finishing people's sentences- but it is not the right thing to do in every situation. Find out how to do it and when to avoid it.

AEE 1621: Visit, Stop By, and Swing By - What's the Difference in English?

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The word visit is not appropriate for every situation in English. What if you don't plan to stay long? In this episode get new ways to say that you are coming to see someone in English.

 

AEE 1620: How to Clarify When Someone Doesn't Understand in English

por Lindsay McMahon

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When you explain a technical point to someone and they repeat it back to you to make sure they got it, what do you if they didn't actually understand? Find out how to explain it and maintain the rapport in this episode.