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What Does “To Give Notice” At Your Job Mean?

Learn how and when we use the expression, “to give notice,” in this short video by ESLPod.com. Learn more job-related vocabulary in our Daily English lesson 44 – Hiring for a Job. Learn more about our Unlimited English membership, with … Continue reading

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We All Need a Little Laughter in These Difficult Times

All of us at ESLPod.com hope that you and your loved ones (the people you love) are healthy and safe during these difficult times of the coronavirus. We take the current threat (danger) very seriously. But if you’re like me, … Continue reading

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Age Before Beauty, Pearls Before Swine

Americans love surveys (questions asking people’s opinions). For example, I recently saw a magazine survey in which Los Angeles was voted the second rudest (insulting; not very nice) city in the United States. (“Only second?” I asked myself.) Now, being … Continue reading

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More Listening and Reading Will Help You Speak English Better: A True Story

If you’ve been a fan of ESLPod.com, you know that we’re always telling you to read and listen to as much English as you can. Reading and listening is the key (most important thing) to improving speaking and writing. There’s … Continue reading

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What to Say to Someone Traveling

It’s summertime, and that means it’s time for millions of people to take a vacation. When someone tells you they’re going on a vacation, what do you say to them in English? Find out in this very short (1 minute!) … Continue reading

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Pizza Party in the U.S.A.

Americans love pizza. We love it so much that there are actually TWO pizza museums in the U.S. One is in Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) and is part of a pizza restaurant. The other is in Chicago (Illinois), opened by man who … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Theater versus Shakespeare’s Theatre

Today is the birthday of the English language’s greatest playwright, William Shakespeare. So it is a good time to talk a bit more about British versus American English. Spelling can be a major problem for people learning English, and it … Continue reading

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My Father, Gertrude Stein, and a Mysterious Meeting in World War II

Sunday was the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, in which so many men and women lost their lives. In the United States, we honor (remember with respect) this day as “Veteran’s Day.” A veteran is a … Continue reading

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What Should I Listen To?

Here’s a question I am often asked: Dear Jeff, I always study English everyday, but I feel my listening ability is not good. Could you help me improve my listening ability? Tim Good question, Tim! The way to improve your … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference Between “Accountability” and “Responsibility”?

Learn how we use accountability and responsibility in English by watching this short video. Want to comment on this blog post? You can now do that on our Facebook page – click here to comment on this post! WAIT! Before … Continue reading

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