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DAILY ENGLISH (ESL Podcast)

listening-to-english-300x300Daily English includes dialogues and stories using conversational American English, with detailed explanations of how to use each of the key expressions and idioms.

Lessons include a 20-minute audio file plus a Learning Guide, and take approximately 60 minutes each to complete (audio plus written materials). Each package contains 50+ hours total of lessons.

Topics include: Business, Travel/Transportation, Daily Life, Medicine/Health, Relationships, Shopping, Dining, and Entertainment.

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Daily English 1
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Introduction
Daily Life
Getting Up
Home + Community
3  
Cleaning Up
Home + Community
4  
Eating Breakfast
Home + Community
5  
Getting Dressed & Ready for Work
Daily Life, Home + Community
6  
The Commute to Work
Business
7  
At My Desk, on Break, and at Lunch
Business
8  
The Commute Home and Running Errands
Transportation
9  
Making Dinner, Eating Dinner
Food + Drink
10  
Relaxing, Reading the Mail, and the Trash
Home + Community
11  
Getting Ready for Bed and Going to Sleep
Home + Community
12  
Small Talk About the Weather
Nature + Weather
13  
Going to the Drugstore
Health + Medicine
14  
Going to the Post Office
Home + Community
15  
Problems at the Office
Business
16  
Driving on the Freeways
Transportation
17  
Reading the Newspaper
Home + Community
18  
Seeing Old Friends
Relationships + Family
19  
Tough Negotiations
Business
20  
Formal Emails
Technology
21  
Getting an Interview
Business
22  
Making a Good Impression
Business
23  
A Visit to the Doctor
Health + Medicine
24  
Taking Credit
Business
25  
A Trip to New York City
Travel
26  
At the Movies
Entertainment + Sports
27  
Car Trouble
Transportation
28  
Cashing a Check
Money
29  
Staying In
Home + Community
30  
At the Art Exhibit
Entertainment + Sports
31  
Getting Up
Home + Community
32  
Cleaning Up and Putting on Make-Up
Clothing + Grooming
33  
Eating Breakfast
Food + Drink
34  
Doing Hair
Clothing + Grooming
35  
Taking Public Transportation
Transportation
36  
At My Desk
Business
37  
Bank and Market
Shopping
38  
Dinner and Making Dessert
Food + Drink
39  
Cleaning and Relaxing
Home + Community
40  
Getting Ready for Bed and Going to Sleep
Home + Community
41  
Understanding Men and Women
Relationships + Family
42  
Talking to a Professor
Education
43  
A Trip to the Library
Education
44  
Hiring for a Job
Business
45  
A Camping Trip
Nature + Weather, Travel
46  
Getting Ready to Go
Home + Community
47  
Teamwork
Business
48  
Getting a Haircut
Clothing + Grooming
49  
Preparing a Paper (for School)
Education
50  
Reading Magazines
Entertainment + Sports
Daily English 2
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51  
Eating Fast Food
Food + Drink
52  
Preparing for a Business Trip
Entertainment + Sports
53  
Picking a Wardrobe
Clothing + Grooming
54  
A Trip to the Jewelry Store
Daily Life, Shopping
55  
A Family Party
Relationships + Family
56  
Noisy Neighbors
Home + Community
57  
Making a Presentation
Business
58  
Having Car Trouble
Transportation
59  
Opening a Bank Account
Money
60  
Calling Tech Support
Technology
61  
Missing Person, Part 1: "The Man in the Mask."
Entertainment + Sports
62  
Missing Person, Part 2: “Beer and Cigarettes.”
Entertainment + Sports
63  
Missing Person, Part 3: “A Woman in Pain.”
Entertainment + Sports
64  
Missing Person, Part 4: “Meeting at the Café.”
Entertainment + Sports
65  
Missing Person, Part 5: “No Police.”
Entertainment + Sports
66  
Missing Person, Part 6: “Kathy (Again).”
Entertainment + Sports
67  
Missing Person, Part 7: “An Accident?”
Entertainment + Sports
68  
Missing Person, Part 8: “Tracing the Plates.”
Entertainment + Sports
69  
Missing Person, Part 9: “At the Beach.”
Entertainment + Sports
70  
Missing Person, Part 10: “The Bartender Shows Up.”
Entertainment + Sports
71  
Missing Person, Part 11: “Right on Schedule.”
Entertainment + Sports
72  
Missing Person, Part 12: “Kathy to the Rescue.”
Entertainment + Sports
73  
Halloween
Entertainment + Sports
74  
Reserving a Rental Car
Travel
75  
Getting Childcare
Relationships + Family
76  
Asking for and Giving Instructions
Business, Travel
77  
Shopping at the Mall
Entertainment + Sports, Shopping
78  
Seeing a Play
Entertainment + Sports
79  
Disagreeing Politely in a Business Setting
Business
80  
Asking for Directions
Travel
81  
Airplane Announcements
Travel
82  
In a Rut
Home + Community
83  
Planning a Business Luncheon
Business, Food + Drink
84  
Bargaining with a Seller
Money, Shopping
85  
The Blind Date
Relationships + Family
86  
Asking About Jobs
Business
87  
Hotel Housekeeping
Travel
88  
Socializing at a Reception
Business
89  
A Good Listener
Relationships + Family
90  
Room Service
Travel
91  
Thanksgiving
Relationships + Family
92  
Types of Work
Business, Entertainment + Sports, Food + Drink
93  
Diversity at Work
Business
94  
Nervous at an Interview I
Business
95  
Nervous at an Interview II
Business
96  
High School Reunion
Education, Relationships + Family
97  
Checking Into a Hotel
Travel
98  
Winter Weather
Nature + Weather
99  
Sitcoms and Game Shows
Entertainment + Sports
100  
Making Unkind Comments
Daily Life, Relationships + Family
Daily English 3
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101  
Returning a DVD Player
Shopping
102  
Wait-Listed for a Flight
Daily Life, Travel
103  
Making a Sales Call
Business
104  
Bar Hopping
Entertainment + Sports, Relationships + Family
105  
Driving Directions
Transportation
106  
High School Jobs
Business
107  
Going to the Dentist
Health + Medicine
108  
Asking Someone Out
Business, Daily Life, Relationships + Family
109  
Being an Entrepreneur
Business
110  
Hotel Reservations
Travel
111  
Last Minute Holiday Shopping
Shopping
112  
Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa
Entertainment + Sports, Relationships + Family
113  
New Year's Party
Daily Life
114  
Writing a Thank You Note
Relationships + Family
115  
New Year's Resolution
Daily Life
116  
Holiday Travel
Travel
117  
Impressions of LA
Travel
118  
Small Talk at a Business Lunch
Business
119  
Bad Pickup Lines
Relationships + Family
120  
Employee Performance Review
Business
121  
Cooking Dinner
Food + Drink
122  
Packing Toiletries for a Trip
Travel
123  
Pop and Jazz Music
Entertainment + Sports
124  
Asking for Clarification in a Business Meeting.
Business
125  
Moving
Home + Community
126  
Awards Show Season
Entertainment + Sports
127  
Answering Machine Messages
Home + Community
128  
Hiring Contractors
Home + Community
129  
A Flaky Friend
Relationships + Family
130  
Allergic to Cats
Health + Medicine
131  
Sharing an Apartment
Home + Community
132  
Getting Through on the Phone.
Business
133  
Going to a Wedding
Relationships + Family
134  
Dating Someone's Ex
Daily Life, Relationships + Family
135  
Scheduling a Meeting
Business
136  
Having a Baby
Health + Medicine
137  
Meeting an Out of Town Friend.
Relationships + Family
138  
Hotel Tour Desk
Travel
139  
Job Layoffs
Business
140  
Buying on the Internet
Technology
141  
A Brainstorming Session
Business
142  
At a Nightclub
Entertainment + Sports
143  
Fighting a Parking Ticket
Transportation
144  
Who Pays?
Food + Drink
145  
The Big Game
Entertainment + Sports
146  
Suggestions at Work
Business
147  
Reading and Watching the News
Entertainment + Sports
148  
Paying the Bills
Money
149  
Watching Sports on TV
Entertainment + Sports
150  
Volunteer Work
Home + Community
Daily English 4
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Eating at a Buffet
Food + Drink
152  
Planning a Company Retreat
Business
153  
A Complaint Letter to a Tour Company
Travel
154  
Using Email
Technology
155  
A Good Review of a Play
Entertainment + Sports
156  
Rumors and Secrets
Business, Relationships + Family
157  
Taking the Bus in Los Angeles
Transportation
158  
Shopping with My Wife
Clothing + Grooming
159  
Moonlighting
Business
160  
A Flirt
Relationships + Family
161  
A Bad Boss
Business
162  
Training a New Employee
Business
163  
Saving and Spending Money
Money
164  
Seeing a Specialist
Health + Medicine
165  
A Practical Joke
Entertainment + Sports
166  
A Marriage Proposal I
Relationships + Family
167  
Marriage Proposal Part II
Relationships + Family
168  
The Home Improvement Store
Home + Community, Shopping
169  
Describing People’s Looks
About You, Relationships + Family
170  
Questions and Answers at a Presentation
Business
171  
Buying a Used Car
Transportation
172  
Legal Problems
Government + Law
173  
Buying Souvenirs
Shopping
174  
A Potluck
Food + Drink
175  
Places to Live
Home + Community
176  
Time Off from Work
Business
177  
A Wild Driver
Transportation
178  
A Fight
Relationships + Family
179  
Shopping for a Cell Phone
Technology
180  
Airport Layover
Travel
181  
Company Profiles
Business
182  
A Star Trek Convention
Entertainment + Sports
183  
At the Pharmacy
Health + Medicine
184  
Running a Meeting
Business
185  
Ways to Pay
Money
186  
Dating a Younger Man/Woman
Daily Life, Relationships + Family
187  
Enjoying the Outdoors
Nature + Weather
188  
Correcting Misunderstandings at Work
Business, Daily Life
189  
Getting Home Late from School
Education, Relationships + Family
190  
Taking a Phone Message
Home + Community
191  
Changing Money
Money
192  
Winning the Lottery
Money
193  
Placing a Business Order
Business
194  
An Unwanted House Guest
Home + Community
195  
At an Amusement Park
Entertainment + Sports
196  
A Business Plan
Business
197  
An Apology
Relationships + Family
198  
Starting a Band
Entertainment + Sports
199  
A Love Letter
Relationships + Family
200  
Meeting a Deadline
Business
Daily English 5
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Making a Bet
Money
202  
At the Gas Station
Daily Life, Transportation
203  
Text Messaging
Technology
204  
Using Visuals in a Presentation
Business
205  
Shopping for Shoes
Clothing + Grooming, Shopping
206  
A Generation Gap
Relationships + Family
207  
Giving Birth in a Hospital
Health + Medicine
208  
Corporate Image
Business
209  
Extreme Sports
Entertainment + Sports
210  
A Family Road Trip
Travel
211  
Giving Bad News and Condolences
Relationships + Family
212  
Asking for a Raise
Money
213  
Buying a Bicycle
Transportation
214  
A Jealous Girlfriend
Relationships + Family
215  
Getting a Men’s Haircut
Clothing + Grooming
216  
Outsourcing Operations
Business
217  
Lost and Found
Travel
218  
Getting a Driver's License
Daily Life, Transportation, Travel
219  
Giving Compliments
Entertainment + Sports, Relationships + Family
220  
Giving Opinions in a Meeting
Business
221  
Long Distance Relationships
Relationships + Family
222  
Alternative Medicine
Health + Medicine
223  
A Mistake in the Hotel Bill
Money, Travel
224  
Holiday Promotions
Business
225  
Feeling Homesick
Home + Community
226  
Holiday Decorating
Entertainment + Sports
227  
Describing Symptoms to a Doctor
Food + Drink
228  
A Christmas Feast
Food + Drink
229  
Irritating Co-workers
About You
230  
A New Year’s Cruise
Entertainment + Sports, Travel
231  
The Supermarket Checkout
Money
232  
Business Bookkeeping
Money
233  
Asking for a Date
Relationships + Family
234  
Seeing an Eye Doctor
Health + Medicine
235  
Parking Instructions
Transportation
236  
An On-Site Estimate
Business
237  
Getting Revenge
Relationships + Family
238  
Traveling Off-Season
Daily Life, Travel
239  
A Birthday Party
Relationships + Family
240  
Working Overtime
Business
241  
At the Bakery
Food + Drink, Shopping
242  
The Comedy Club
Entertainment + Sports
243  
Speaking to a Store Clerk on the Phone
Shopping
244  
Critiquing Someone’s Work
Business
245  
Characteristics of an Ideal Mate
Relationships + Family
246  
Understanding Addresses
Home + Community
247  
Asking for Recommendations
Travel
248  
Business Websites
Business
249  
At a Casino
Entertainment + Sports
250  
Cheating on a Test
Education

CULTURAL ENGLISH (English Cafe)

Cultural English includes contains information to help you understand the United States and American culture. Learn English as you learn about the U.S.

Lessons include a 30-minute audio file plus a Learning Guide, and take approximately 75 minutes each to complete (audio plus written materials). Each package contains 50+ hours total of lessons.

Topics include: Classic Movies/TV Shows, Cities and Landmarks, Presidents, Authors, Scientists, Famous Songs and Singers, and much more.

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Cultural English 1
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Topics: Generations in the United States; blockbuster movies; pronouncing “a”; honeymoon; to outsource; cut to the chase
02
Topics: New Year’s Resolutions; best sellers; “Oh, my goodness!”; dead weight, dead right, and dead broke
03
Famous Americans: Queen Latifah; Smoking bans; at this point; trade-off; driveway versus parkway
04
Today's topics: Filming in LA, Howard Stern, Worst Dressed Americans, Lolita, New Macs, Dove or Pigeon?, Color Bracelets, "Do you get it?"
05
Topics:: New Software, Brunch, Oprah's Book Club, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, How to End a Letter or Email, Can vs. Can't
06
Topics: Healthcare in the United States; Johnny Cash; as if; to get (one’s) ya-yas; to put an animal to sleep
07
Topics: Television in the US, Spelling Bees in Schools, Policy versus Politics, Pronunciation in Minnesota
08
Topics today: Charles Dickens, Night, Dr. Phil, Sundance Film Festival, Donald Trump, Very vs. Really, Pretty vs. Quite
09
Topics: The American educational system; Sweet 16; effect versus to affect; to feel; maybe versus perhaps
10
Topics: Super Bowl parties; widow versus widower; advocate; trust me; buddy; mud; I bet; gonna; speaking of which; to pass away
11
Topics: Three Strikes, Groundhog Day, Lost and CSI, Regards and Cheers, Amazing versus Awesome, "On the heels of..."
12
Topics: Stealing art, Religions in the US, "Walk the Line," I've had versus I had had, Jump across the pond, "She's a complete knockout!"
13
Topics: Spam, Valentine's Day, the Winter Olympics, "In terms of," Must vs. have vs. got to, Possessives, To raise vs. to rise
14
Topics: Spelling words, Popular baby names in the US, Britney Spears and Seatbelts, "Don't get mad, get even!", To spoil someone, To undertake, Compared to or with?, How to end an email
15
Topics: Wasting time at work, California's reputation, Carpet in the US, Call signs, Yet vs. Still
16
Topics: Taking a survey, Special bonus podcast "Secrets to Improving Your English," Housing prices in the US, To have vs. To be and the past participle.
17
Topics: Nicknames and shortened names, 'To kill two birds with one stone' and 'The early bird gets the worm,' May vs. Can, Using do + verb, "Suite," and to wash down.
18
Topics: Mardi Gras, Getty Villa, Have to v. got to v. going to have to, Hype, "No brainer," Would in the past tense
19
Topics: The Oscars, Pimps, "Down to the wire," "And so forth," and I or It?
20
Topics: Feeling under the weather, Common abbreviations, Using initials, Now vs. right now
21
Topics: Minnesota, Interjections, Would rather, rather than, and rather prefer, "smoking gun"
22
Topics: Bob Dylan, More interjections, in vs. into, indeed, "mail-in rebate," on time vs. in time, administer vs. manage vs. administrate
23
Topics: St. Patrick's Day, British versus American English, "A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush," Going to vs. will, "Pod"
24
Topics: Smoking Bans, British and American English II, they and he, wage vs. salary, blue vs. white collar, now vs. right now
25
Topics: Spring Break, Movie Ratings in the US, "Stay tuned," Frightened vs. Afraid, Customer vs. Consumer
26
Topics: Political parties in the US, How to begin an email, Even vs. odd, Unless, "Six feet under"
27
Topics: State of Illinois; British versus American English; just versus only; to decide versus to make up one’s mind; "in the eye of the beholder"; behind versus beyond, MIA; for my part versus on my part; pronouncing sheep, ship, feet, and fit
28
Topics: Easter bunny, Income Tax Day, immigration protests in the US, actually, zero vs. nil, to be on your last legs, third straight time, despite versus in spite of.
29
Topics: New movie by Spike Lee, Ice Age, how Americans buy groceries, "Catch 22," can vs. to be able to, no longer, period vs. bottom line, "freak on a leash"
30
Topics: News on the Internet; opinion polls and the environment; to think of versus to think about (something); think tank; close of business
Cultural English 2
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Topics: “American Idol”; Phoenix, Arizona; to ace out; content; delayed"
32
Topics: Rich Dad Poor Dad, how the US government works, sneak previews, this/that/these/those, "so to speak," by all means, to begin with, under a spell, down to earth
33
Topics: High school musicals, what a woman looks for in a man, to drive your point home, to call the shots, pilot TV shows, to be debt-ridden, to be in charge, on behalf of
34
Topics: News anchors, public school curriculum, Mark Twain, dictionary vs. thesaurus, shortened words (rehab, lab, mag, celeb), "apparent suicide," feature presentation
35
Topics: The Da Vinci Code, how Americans pay for retirement, “I could use one,” to hang out, care for vs. care about, tag vs. label, allow vs. permit vs. let, to take the Fifth
36
Topics: Popular words in the US media, People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive, to make a spectacle of yourself, to go berserk, basically, "I'm whooped," doozy, fault vs. defect vs. error, David versus Goliath
37
Topics: Mothers Day and Fathers Day, Seattle, TV show “24,” should be going vs. should go, spur of the moment, slam dunk, relatively vs. extremely vs. tremendously, angry vs. mad vs. upset, off-the-shelf
38
Topics: Newsmagazines, AMBER Alert, reading a map, “Get out of here!”, followed by, “Excuse me” vs. “I’m sorry,” to have something on someone, to teeter on the brink
39
Topics: Country music, July 4th celebrations, clever vs. smart, you formal vs. informal, college vs. high school, to ride vs. to drive, “Tell me about it!”, to throw in the towel
40
Topics: John McCain, Little League sports, how to pronounce years and hours, using “some” plus a number, to hock, larger than life, to cheat on someone, I might say vs. I can say
41
Topics: How to tip in the U.S., famous American museums, pronouncing “a,” comfortable vs. convenient, “I used to” vs. “I use to,” of course
42
Topics: Online dating, Pulitzer Prize winners, sitting duck, pronouncing cheap vs. chip and thank vs. tank, to cross your fingers
43
Topics: Obesity, greeting people in the United States, terrific, finally vs. eventually
44
Topics: United States Postal Service, summer camp, whereas vs. but, RSVP (again), to be unable to make heads or tails of something
45
Topics: Graceland and Elvis, Boston, to have a leg up on someone, flat out, seeing eye dogs, to trip up
46
Topics: Business cards in the US, nationalities in English, dry-eyed, killer app
47
Topics: Retirement communities, American superstitions, fling vs. throw vs. toss
48
Topics: After school activities, ethnic neighborhoods in Los Angeles, nude vs. naked vs. bare, anything but
49
Topics: Labor Day, charitable organizations in the U.S., safety vs. security, clutch vs. grip vs. grab
50
Topics: Baseball and related expressions, “gangsta,” compromise versus commitment
51
Topics: Famous Americans – Stevie Wonder; Indian summer, to cut to the chase, to jaywalk, current vs. present, to prove someone
52
Wills and estates, “No big!”, primordial soup, trouble vs. problem vs. issue vs. situation, answer vs. response vs. reply, though, device vs. gadget vs. gizmo vs. contraption
53
Elections in the U.S., to prove someone wrong, effect vs. affect, to wait on someone vs. to wait for someone, big vs. large, I’m fine vs. I’m good vs. I’m well
54
Topics: Houston, who Americans trust, to get off one’s soapbox, layover vs. transfer, blond vs. blonde
55
Topics: Genealogy, Bill Cosby, to get down on your knees vs. to get down on one knee
56
Topics: Day of the Dead, Desperate Housewives, work vs. job. vs. occupation, older vs. elder
57
Topics: Woodstock Music Festival, Affirmative Action, hands-on vs. hand-off, to struggle, how to ask for a taxi, May I vs. Can I, to carpool
58
Topics: Table manners in the U.S., Washington, D.C., easygoing, down to earth, to put someone in harm’s way, to take a shot at someone, inquiry
59
Topics: Police in the US, The Simpsons, It’s going down, qwerty, can’t help but, stolen glance, witchcraft
60
Topics: Bestselling books in the U.S., Thanksgiving traditions, to figure out, pronouncing can vs. can’t
Cultural English 3
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Topics: How to work in the United States, interracial dating and marriage, to lean on someone’s shoulder, pronouncing math expressions, rather
62
Topics: New York City, abbreviations after a name (Ph.D., MD, RN, DDS, Esq.), say vs. talk vs. speak vs. tell, towel vs. napkin, what to say when you’re shopping
63
Topics: Dates for dogs, “Me, too!”, Something 101, I’m game, to hover over, travel vs. trip vs. journey, up to vs. until, “Word up!”
64
Topics: “There you go!” vs. “There you are!”, estimate vs. determine, bump vs. dip, opposite vs. in front of, mudslinging, shade vs. shadow, assure vs. ensure vs. insure, definitely vs. exactly
65
Topics: Native rate of speech, to preach to the choir, common sense, “though” at the end of a sentence, possess vs. own, allow you to vs. allows you to, pronouncing “twenty” and “ninety,” picking a suitor, a make-out scene
66
Topics: Ask an American: College Life in the US, all but, specialty vs. speciality, to cut someone off, Don’t be a…, moonshine, to cut someone off
67
Topics: In the News: pretexting, “stay the course,” The Daily Show and The Colbert Report, “if that’s anything to go by,” color vs. hue, contribute vs. attribute, “the die is cast”
68
Topics: Ask an American: Raising a large family, criteria vs. standard, through vs. throughout, to call it quits
69
Topics: Studying abroad in college, Americans and gun control, come and eat vs. come to eat, in spite of vs. despite
70
Topics: Current Movies: Stomp the Yard and Dreamgirls, vibe, sick vs. ill. vs. cold, to hold someone’s hand vs. to hold onto someone
71
Topics: How to ruin your computer, how much things cost in the US, secret vs. confidential vs. private, cliché vs. touché
72
Topics: In the News: The Nobel Effect, dangerous bicycle helmets; to talk someone out of something vs. to have it out with someone; I’ll wait for you vs. I’ll be waiting for you; mixture
73
Topics: Philadelphia, jury duty, canary in a coal mine, rule of thumb
74
Topics: Ask an American: Being a single woman in the US, obviously vs. apparently, sorrow, to delay vs. to postpone vs. to defer
75
Topics: American Songs - Sound of Silence, Good for you! and Good for him!, realize vs. recognize vs. notice, farther vs. further
76
Topics: Scientology, Wikipedia, establishment figures, to not have a clue, at that time, Pardon my French!, Right on!
77
Topics: American houses, what Americans think they need, using “the” before a country’s name, either vs. neither
78
Topics: Daylight Saving Time, March Madness, to solve vs. to resolve, She smells good vs. She smells well
79
Topics: Ask an American - Working, quote vs. offer, Something’s Gotta Give
80
Topics: Google Book Search, Clint Eastwood, village vs. neighborhood, to retrieve vs. to recover, cooking vs. cuisine
81
Topics: Earth Day, Dr. Seuss books, pronouncing sin, sing, hit, heat, and hate; about six o’clock versus around six o’clock; What I wouldn’t give versus What I would give; I couldn’t care less versus I could care less
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Topics: US advertising in other countries; Habitat for Humanity; bad-tempered vs. short-tempered; no pun intended; to be raining cats and dogs
83
Topics: Ask an American - International students in the U.S. don’t versus doesn’t; ain’t; you singular versus you plural
84
Topics: Homelessness in the U.S.; prenups and postnups; “Smith’s the name, oil’s the game”; to weep versus to cry, to see someone smile
85
Topics: U.S. Census, Driving While Texting, as well as versus as long as, change versus alter versus modify versus transform
86
Topics: Famous Americans: Frank Gehry, Memorial Day, odd one out, as good as it gets. film versus movie
87
Topics: Trouble with my car, Ask an American: Home Schooling, breakthrough versus to break through, to ride shotgun
88
Topics: Yellowstone National Park, summer jobs for teenagers, I’ll be in later versus I’ll be in late, loudly versus aloud versus loud, pronouncing lounge, lunch, and launch
89
Topics: Airport X-ray machines, Guinness Book of World Records, to be under siege, to run like butter, girlfriends, to trade up
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Topics: State and county fairs, Stan Lee and Spider-Man, Miss versus Mrs. versu Ms., to be in bloom, in order to
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Topics: Ask an American: Interpreters, pronouncing years and punctuation marks, school leavers and drop outs
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Topics: Fourth of July, Preamble to the U.S. Constitution, Schoolhouse Rock, will versus shall, to come off
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Topics: American cities: Las Vegas, Google and privacy on the Internet, red tape, to catch lightening in a bottle, pronouncing ordinal numbers
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Topics: Famous Americans - Katie Couric, Payday loans, pronouncing listen, stepbrother versus half-brother, godmothers and godfathers
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Topics: Ask an American: Getting into an MBA program, to spell out something, about to break, breakdown, conscience versus conscious
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Topics: How to become a doctor, how much Americans earn, using from, between, and during, fire versus arson, town hall meetings
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Topics: Atlanta; Famous Americans: Michael Moore; to have versus to have got, singular versus plural verbs with percentages, sort of versus kind of
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Topics: McJobs; Robert’s Rules of Order; in for a dime, in for a dollar; a police officer’s beat, could versus would, center versus centre
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Ask an American: Losing weight in America; 99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall, to be (someone’s) man through and through, doggone, to see one’s share of (something), to say (something) 10 times fast
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Topics: Traveling in the U.S., gimmick versus trick, to call ‘em like you see ‘em, spite versus respite, in demand versus on demand
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Topics: American cities: Honolulu, fantasy sports camps, to freeze a bra, coupon versus voucher, illicit versus illegal
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Topics: the Pledge of Allegiance, tomato as fruit versus vegetable, to be raised versus to grow up, buy versus purchase, to take the bull by the horns, can versus may versus could when asking for permission
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Topics: Ask an American: Raising children, one of those, reply versus answer, customer versus purchaser
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Topics: American cities: Nashville, Grand Ole Opry; school fund-raisers, to hold on to your hat, to be put inside, a blow-by-blow account
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Topics: Why Americans don’t use the metric system, how to dress in Los Angeles versus New York, yutz, to go back to square one, what to call your cousin’s son, I’m done with you
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Topics: American folklore: Bigfoot; Who’s on First?, to tear apart, Cliff Notes, to fall out of love
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Topics: Ask an American: Socially Responsible Companies, case study, to be at sea, to knock (someone’s) socks off, to take one’s time
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Topics: Route 66, playground games for children, on time versus in time, counting seconds using Mississippi, to knock yourself out
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Topics: Cities: Tucson, Arizona (Interview with Dr. Lucy Tse), Harper’s Index, to get a kick out of (something), to commute, to not stand for (something), “Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise”
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Topics: How to become a teacher in the U.S., steps in ordering food in a restaurant, to walk the walk and talk the talk, constraint versus restraint, monkey business, on a regular basis
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Topics: Famous Americans: Yo Yo Ma; Popular books in the U.S., pronouncing contractions, to figure out versus it figures, there will be no versus there will not be, if you will
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Topics: Ask an American: Roswell, New Mexico; holiday versus vacation, arbitrator versus referee versus umpire, Ay, caramba!
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Topics: Gallaudet University, U.S. call signs for radio and TV stations, outfit versus gear versus equipment, pronouncing law and low, so versus very
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Topics: Cities: Boston; vanity license plates, to make a difference versus to make the difference, lame, devil’s advocate
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Topics: Professional wrestling, National Geographic, would-be versus wannabe, be my guest, why not?
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Topics: Tooth Fairy, Easter Bunny, progress versus process, would in the past tense, to be on the chunky side
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Topics: Ask an American: Business travel in the U.S.; bang for your buck, original versus initial, the longest word in English
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Topics: How to become the president of the United States, tailgating parties, seize versus arrest versus detain, pronouncing “the,” expressions for showing sympathy
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Topics: Cities: Anchorage, Alaska; John Henry; you might as well, to hit the ground running, the “café” in English Café, what goes around comes around, breaking news
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Topics: Men and “dumb blondes,” the Rotary Club, grade versus score, how do I get to versus where do I find, my friend versus a friend of mine
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Topics: Convenience stores, eating and drinking noises, colleague versus associate versus fellow, to sign in versus to sign off versus to sign on versus to sign up
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Topics: Ask an American: Endangered languages;rednecks, dictionary versus thesaurus
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Topics: Charles Schultz and Peanuts, how to become a police officer, you and I versus you and me, yippikaiye, to call dibs
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Topics: Cities: New Orleans9-1-1 emergency services, his or her, you don’t need to know versus you need not know, incident versus accident
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Topics: Celebrity chefs, Americans and personal space, generic versus general, expressing height in feet and meters, prophecy versus prediction
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Topics: Famous Americans: Grandma Moses;GED Tests, since versus from, is to do (something), calligraphy versus penmanship
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Topics: Ask an American: Starving Artist; as a matter of fact, process versus procedure, to haggle
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Topics: American cities: Portland, Oregon; Take Me Out to the Ballgame; ocean versus sea, ability versus capability
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Topics: Norman Vincent Peale, Japanese internment camps, straightforward, to tap into, made by versus made of versus made in
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Topics: becoming a lawyer in the U.S., famous lines from American movies, proper versus appropriate
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Topics: The FBI; Reader’s Digest; consent versus assent, concord versus accord, the long and the short of it
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Topics: Ask an American: Working as an actor in Los Angeles,? nevertheless versus despite versus even though, to screw up
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Topics: dishonest political strategies; the Black Dahlia; treatment versus therapy; ending intimate letters and emails; you’re entitled to your opinion
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Topics: American Author: F. Scott Fitzgerald; cigarette and alcohol advertising; pronouncing -ed, someone’s John Hancock
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Topics: Types of vocational education in the U.S.; American Cities: Miami; to have a monkey on (one’s) back; to administer; to execute; to be off
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Topics: The Betty Ford Center; poker; to be short on time versus time is running out, past year versus last year, supervisor versus manager
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Topics: Ask an American: Bluegrass music; résumé versus curriculum vitae, the number 0 versus the letter O, one over the other
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Topics: Monster truck shows and races; blue jeans and Levi Strauss, to be up against the wall, liability versus responsibility, pronouncing “either”
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Topics: Native American reservations/Trail of Tears; retirement communities, the possessive “s,” to be subject to, to be subjected to, hedge trimming
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Topics: New York Theater District/Broadway shows; Barbie dolls/G.I. Joe; I don’t have versus I have no, in the street versus on the street, identifying yourself on the phone
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Topics: Classic children’s television: Sesame Street and Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood; American Cities: Washington, D.C.; mix, combine, stir, and beat; stock photography
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Topics: Ask an American: Getting Old;brethren versus brothers, would versus used to, I can’t wait anymore versus I can’t wait any longer
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Topics: Harley Davidson; Famous Americans: Jesse Jackson; because versus since, yikes, speaking of which
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Topics: Saturday Night Live; Howard Stern and shock jocks; using “to” in who, what, where, when, why questions; state of the art; ways to say “good job!”
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Topics: Advanced Placement courses and tests; Legos/Legoland and Hot Wheels; might versus maybe; judgment call; no-brainer
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Topics: Famous Americans: Annie Leibovitz; home shopping cable channels and celebrity product lines; come versus go; via versus through
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Topics: Ask an American: Drive-in Theatersto wind (someone) up, you don’t say, how about you versus what about you
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Topics: American Cities: San Francisco/Bay Area; the ACLU; using ‘back’ to refer to the past; failure versus error versus mistake
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Topics: U.S. zoning laws; how to become a TV or movie screenwriter; unless versus if, in versus at for locations, persecute versus prosecute
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Topics:Famous Americans: Great Jazz Artists Josephine Baker and Ella Fitzgerald; the Amish; to be honest versus as a matter of fact; why don’t you versus let’s

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