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Summary: Are you looking for a new and fun way to learn American English? Come hang out with Lindsay and Gabby from Boston and have fun while you improve your English listening skills! All Ears English is an English as a Second Language (ESL) podcast for intermediate to advanced learners around the world. Teachers Lindsay McMahon and Gabby Wallace will show you how to use everyday vocabulary and natural idioms, expressions, and phrasal verbs and how to make small talk in American English. We will also give you special tips on American culture, customs, etiquette, and how to speak with Americans as well as conversation and commentary on study tips, life in America and Boston, how to apply to university in the US, dating, travel, food and more. This podcast is for adult students who are professionals and university students as well as ESL teachers. Join Gabby and Lindsay and the All Ears English community to learn to speak American English like a native!
Learn how to shop American style and get a bargain on Black Friday in the United States! Today is a special bonus episode! Are you wondering what Black Friday is and what Americans do on Black Friday? Black Friday is the official start of the holiday season. You can find huge discounts. Check out the Wrentham Outlets near Boston. In today's episode Gabby and Lindsay will talk about their own Black Friday shopping habits and they will give you some advice on how you can get the most out of Black Friday. Check out this website for special coupons that you can use on Black Friday. Find out how to use this podcast to learn English!
See results and improvement with your English faster and stay present in each moment. Find out how you can do that in today's episode. Welcome to a Deep Thoughts Thursday! Today is also Thanksgiving! Happy Thanksgiving everyone! What are you doing to celebrate today? Today's quote: "Your future is created by what you do today, not tomorrow." Why does this matter for English learners? Learning English can be joyful if you try to be present in each moment! Enjoy the connections that you can make with another person through learning a language. Website suggestions: Tiny Buddha The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle Zen Habits Get 10 ways to improve your English skills with the All Ears English podcast
Learn how to bring native English speakers to you! Today is a Wisdom Wednesday! Here's the tip: Try wearing something "off the wall" or strange to get people to talk to you. Gabby does this by keeping her bike helmet on her head when she goes into the grocery store. You could also wear a t-shirt from your favorite sports team! This is a great way to get native English speakers to start a conversation with you. This tip was inspired by a blog post by Benny Lewis from the Fluent in 3 Months blog Get 10 ways to practice your English with a podcast! Click on the blue button below
Today you will learn four phrases that you need to talk about dating in American English! This is a Teaching Tuesday! Today's phrases: "to go dutch" "the tab"/"the check"/"the bill" "to get out" "commitment" Websites and recommendations: How About We Get 10 ways to improve your English with a podcast!
Learn about dating in American culture today in our Meeting Monday! In today's episode you will learn how to date Americans or how to date American style with confidence! We are going to answer your questions about dating in American culture and we will look at why and how it might be different from dating in your home culture! In today's episode we will talk about: Online dating in the United States Urban dating culture in the US Do Americans date several people at once? What is the typical "dating progression" in the United States? When does a couple become "exclusive?" Who pays when you go on a date? Here are some popular dating sites: OK Cupid eHarmony How About We Seniors Meet If you want to use this podcast to move from the intermediate to the advanced level, click on the button below to get 10 tips for free!
Today is a Deep Thoughts Thursday! Thanks for joining us! Find out what Albert Einstein can teach you about learning English. Here is Einstein's quote: "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new." -Einstein When you study English, you should try to make mistakes! If you aren't making mistakes, you aren't learning! Watch this video about why you should make more mistakes! The Perfectionism Cure Get your free ebook below!
Welcome to Wisdom Wednesday! Today you will learn some tricks that Gabby and Lindsay have used to expand their vocabularies in other languages. Learn what you can do to expand your vocabulary and speak like a native! What can you do? Try putting vocabulary flashcards in different areas of your home. Put them on the wall. Put them in the bathroom. Put them on your toaster. Label items around the room. Write quotes and phrases that you like. Make the vocabulary a part of your life! Or make a stack of flashcards and put them on your key chain. Flip through them when you are on the train or walking to work.
Hello and welcome to a Teaching Tuesday! We hope you are doing great today! In today's episode you will learn how to speak like a native English speaker! Here are the phrases that you will learn: "tongue-in-cheek" "rich" experience I've been meaning to do something" "to get to a place or an event" Get our free ebook on how to learn English with a podcast below!
Welcome to the All Ears English Podcast! Today you will get our top 3 websites for making friends in your home country who are native English speakers! Listen to Lindsay and Gabby talk about how you can get to know the culture that you are living in and "fall in love" with a new place! How can you immerse yourself into your new culture? You could try taking dance classes, living with local people and attending parties with local people. Keep a journal and record your experiences while you are abroad so that you don't forget the memories! Resources to immerse yourself in the culture: Meetup Couchsurfing Internations Want to know how to maximize your time and learn English as quickly as possible? Learn the top 10 ways to learn English with a podcast! Click the button below.
Today is a deep thoughts Thursday! Here is today's quote: Life is inherently risky. There is only one risk you should avoid at all costs and that is the risk of doing nothing." Why should you take risks with your English? The best language learners take risks every day. They enter conversations. They answer questions in class. They put themselves outside of their comfort zone. Here are some ways to take more risks: Ask for directions Ask for a restaurant recommendations Attend specific events such as meetup.com Find a way to draw attention to yourself so that people start conversations with you Create an alter-ego. Think of yourself as an actor on stage. Make your "English-speaker persona" social and outgoing Photo credit: mrsdkrebs
Today is a wisdom Wednesday! Today's tip is this: Turn on the TV and listen to English to become more comfortable with the language. Here are some places to start: News Channels: BBC NPR Hulu ABC NBC TV Shows/sitcoms Law and Order Grey's Anatomy Breaking Bad Walking Dead Orange is the New Black Find out how to use this podcast to improve your English- get our free ebook here
Today is a teaching Tuesday! Did you listen to episode 5? In today's episode we will teach you 4 new phrases that you heard in episode 5. Keep reading to learn! New expressions: Prohibitive (adjective): Something that is too expensive to be able to purchase "Living in New York City can be prohibitive." "The cost of education in the US has become prohibitive." To be worth it (expression): The reward justifies the cost of doing something " Is it worth it to eat that piece of chocolate cake?" Advantageous (adjective): Something that puts you ahead of others, gives you extra help "Going to college can be advantageous" "Learning a language is advantageous" To pound the pavement (idiom): To work hard to reach your goals "To get what you want in life you need to pound the pavement" Want to know how you can use this podcast to improve your English? Get our free ebook here! Click the button below
This is a meeting Monday! Today we ask the question: Is college in the United States worth the price? In this episode Gabby and Lindsay will give their perspectives on this question. How can you reduce your tuition at a US college? In this episode Gabby talks about how she got money for school during her undergraduate and graduate degrees. Find out how to use this podcast to become a fluent English speaker- get our free ebook here!
Welcome! It's a deep thoughts Thursday! In this episode you will: Find out how to stay inspired with your learning and forget about making mistakes Quote: “One language sets you in a corridor for life. Two languages open every door along the way.”Frank Smith Corridor (noun): A hallway How can you forget about your English mistakes and stay inspired? When you learn a new language you can get closer to the local people. Don’t expect perfection from yourself. Native speakers expect you to make mistakes! It's not just about learning English! You can also learn about the culture through the language. Throw yourself into the experience. Live in an international house or with American people while you are living in the United States. Photo credit: WarmSleepy
Hi everyone! It's a wisdom Wednesday! In this episode you will: Learn the best time of the day to study English When should you study English? Study in the morning. Why? Your willpower will be stronger! The night before, write down what you want to do the next morning. Willpower is a muscle. If you get up early, your willpower depletes throughout the day. Start with a small task in the morning that you can complete. Make English a part of your morning! Put your ears into English as soon as you wake up! Photo credit: Alan Cleaver