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Podcasts This Week (November 8, 2010)

ON MONDAY
ESL Podcast 632 – Negotiating a Business Deal

In the Learning Guide: Get a full transcript (written version of every word you hear), vocabulary list and sample sentences, and comprehension questions.
In “What Else Does it Mean,” learn the other meanings of “demand” and “to walk away.”
In the “Culture Note,” learn about “Due Diligence in Business and Philanthropy.”
“Before “investing” (putting money or other resources into something, hoping to make more money or see results) money in anything, it is important to “conduct” (do) “due diligence,” learning as much as one can about something and making sure…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

ON WEDNESDAY
English Cafe 267

Topics:  Video-game violence; ROTC; should have done versus should have to do; just versus only; to learn as (one) goes

In the Learning Guide:  Get a full transcript (written version of every word you hear).
In “What Insiders Know,” you will read about “Video Game Publishing.”
“Similar to book publishing, video game publishers are companies that prepare products for sale to “consumers” (buyers).  And like other publishers, video game publishers are responsible for “manufacturing,”…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

ON FRIDAY
ESL Podcast 633 – Moving Out of a Home

In the Learning Guide: Get a full transcript (written version of every word you hear), vocabulary list and sample sentences, and comprehension questions.
In “What Else Does it Mean,” learn the other meanings of “mover” and “to load.”
In the “Culture Note,” learn about “How to Select a Moving Company.”
“Using the services of a moving company can make a move less “stressful” (causing anxiety and worry), but it’s important to hire a good, “reliable” (something one can depend on) moving company…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

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4 Responses to “Podcasts This Week (November 8, 2010)”

  1. Peter Says:

    Perfect Jeff,
    When I was studying business at university back in 2004.
    I took a course in Nagotiation it was a selective course not genet course( the courses you take that is not within The area you want to get a major in , but you must take them as a part of curriculum. Here, no matter what you study you are subject to 5 or 6 genet courses. Example of genet courses are: nutrition ,history of immigration, film and music and so on )
    Back to our story, possessing a good ,working negotiation skill set is very important here in North America. It is an inherent component of every day life here.
    Pay close attention to it that what Jeff and Lucy offers on this episode cost me 400 dollars and 4 months to learn.
    I am pretty excited since Learning guide definitly give me even more nagotition-related terms. I can’t wait to study Learning guide on that matter.
    Best of two worlds ,

  2. Peter Says:

    Guys,
    Christmass is upon us
    Just 1 and a half to go
    Another year is up
    Another year gives way to a new start , a kick-start for a huge success perhaps.
    I am at a local star box people watching
    It is an old habit of mine ,and as you know ,old habits die hard.
    Enough about me!
    I m dropping a line wondering if Jeff has some cours for us.
    Everytime I get on the blog, first thing , I check the top right corner hoping a new course is posted there.
    Let’s cross our fingers for it
    And gets our hope high
    The latest course was a top-notch!!

  3. Peter Says:

    Guys,
    No new post
    What gives?
    It has been for a while
    Honest God, everyday first thing in the morning, I check if Jeff,Lucy ,or Warren has come up with with some educational posting.
    No worries,
    I can wait until cows come home:)))))( for long time waiting)
    Take your time. I m just around the corner waiting for another genius of your words.

  4. Peter Says:

    Indeed,The Blog is my closest friend,so to speak.