FE pod ep 0043 – Collocations with the verb ‘have’

In this episode I talk about collocations with the verb ‘have’. I start by discussing the meaning of ‘have’ in some of the collocations and then I move on to give a few examples of how they can be used in a sentence. I also briefly talk about light verbs.

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FE pod ep 0042 – Why some learners fail to succeed in language learning

In this episode I talk about why some learners fail to succeed in language learning. I start by discussing different attitudes language learners have towards their learning process and how these can affect their progress. Then, I give some tips on how to differentiate between learners who have a positive and those who have a negative attitude.

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FE pod ep 0041 – How to use ‘during’, ‘for’ and ‘while’

In this episode I talk about how to use ‘during’, ‘for’ and ‘while’ to talk about time duration. I start by discussing why they are confusing for language learners and then I move on to give a few examples of how to use them in a sentence.

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FE pod ep 0040 – Summary of previous episodes

In this episode I give a brief summary of the first 40 episodes. I read their titles one by one and make some comments about the contents covered in each episode. This episode is a guide to the first 40 episodes. 

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FE pod ep 0039 – How to order at the restaurant

In this episode I talk about three useful structures you can use when you are at the restaurant. I start by talking about the vocabulary you may find in a simple three-course meal menu and then I move on to give you some examples of how you can use the three structures to interact while at the restaurant.

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FE pod ep 0038 – Elections vocabulary

In this episode I talk about the vocabulary used when we talk about elections. I start by making some brief comments about the elections happening in Brazil this weekend and then I talk about 10 words and phrases used when we talk about elections and disucuss their meaning.

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FE pod ep 0037 – Interview about podcasting

In this episode I interview one of my students who also has a podcast. We talk about his podcasting experience and describe some of the episodes in his two shows. We also talk about podcasting in a more general way sharing some of the knowledge we have gained from doing it.

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FE pod ep 0036 – The difference between ‘another’ and ‘other’

In this episode I talk about the difference between ‘another’ and ‘other’. I give examples of how they are followed by singular and plural nouns and also about the difference it makes when we use the definite article before ‘other’ or ‘others’.

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FE pod ep 0035 – How to greet people in English

In this episode I talk about how to greet people in English. I start by giving some examples and discussing the vocabulary used in greetings and then I talk about some collocations used to describe how people greet each other.

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FE pod ep 0034 – Reflexive Pronouns

In this episode I talk about reflexive pronouns. I start by talking about the main usages of reflexive pronouns in English and then I give several examples of how to use them. At the end, I talk about a few curious facts about reflexive pronouns.

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