FE pod ep 0115 – Interview with two students who are moving to Canada

In this episode I interview two students from Brazil who are moving to Canada. They talk about their expectations and the preparation to move abroad. We also talked about the weather, finding jobs, meeting people, language and culture related issues. 

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FE pod ep 0105 – English speakers around the world

In this episode I talk about the English-speaking world. I start by listing the countries where English is spoken as a first language giving numbers. I also make some comments and talk about other countries where English is spoken.

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FE pod ep 0103 – The four stages of culture shock

In this episode I talk about the four stages of culture shock. I start by discussing some of the feelings that travellers may experience when they start a new life in a different country. I make some comments and give some examples from personal experience.

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FE pod ep 0097 – Interview with a friend who moved to US recently

In this episode I interview a friend from Brazil who moved to US recently. She talked about her impressions of US and her life there. We also talked about the weather, meeting people, language and her plans for the future. 

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FE pod ep 0067 – When things go wrong

In this episode I talk about one of my favorite topics: traveling, more specifically about “when things go wrong” on a trip. I start by discussing the way we plan our trips nowadays and how it can affect our experience while traveling. Then, I move on to give a couple of examples of things that went wrong in some of my trips.

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FE pod ep 0066 – What is Small Talk?

In this episode I talk about Small Talk. I start by giving a definition of Small Talk and talking about a number of occassions when you might need it. Then, I move on to give a list of common topics and examples and at the end I also talk about some topics you should avoid.

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FE pod ep 0050 – Interview with a student about indians in Brazil

In this episode I interview one of my students who works with indian communities here in Brazil. We talked about the status of indian communities, their language and the prejudice people have against them. We explored 5 or 6 misconceptions/false beliefs people have about indians in Brazil. 

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FE pod ep 0025 – Why is traveling so awesome?

In this episode I talk about traveling. I start by discussing some advantages of traveling and then I move on to talk about how it can help you become a better person.  

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FE pod ep 0006 – Carnival in Brazil

In this episode I talk about the Carnival in Brazil. I briefly describe the origins of Carnival and then I ramble about the different cities/regions where carnival is celebrated and what Brazilians do during this important holiday.

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