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054 – What in the world is leaf peeping?

Episode summary Autumn is in full swing here in the northern hemisphere, so this Real English Conversations episode is full of vocabulary related to the colors, weather, moods and feelings associated with this time of year. Lori and her friend Eliza talk about exercising outdoors, the health benefits of spending time out in nature, and …

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053 – Is seeing believing? Deepfakes and the information apocalypse – TRANSCRIPT

Download PDF Introduction Hi English learners! Lori here, your teacher from betteratenglish.com. When you watch the news these days, do you trust your eyes and ears? Do you think what you’re seeing is real and happened the way it is being shown? Or is your first reaction to think: Hmm, I wonder if this video …

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052 – The Other F-word: talking about fat

Talking about fat and fat bodies is a tricky area to navigate in English because the word FAT is so laden with meaning, associations, emotions, and feelings — and these are different for everyone. In this episode, you’ll hear a wide variety of people who self-identify as fat talking about their experiences. You’ll hear how …

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Large numbers – English listening practice in slow English

Can you understand very large numbers in American English? Test your listening comprehension of numbers from 5 digits (10,000) to 9 digits (999,999,999) with the video below. It is in slow English. Understanding English numbers can be very difficult, even if you English is fairly advanced. It’s especially true for very large numbers with many …

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051 – The good, the bad, and the flat-out liars. Real English Conversation

Imagine if you will, the following scenario. You’ve volunteered to take part in a psychology study, say, at your university. All you have to do is show up to the lab, sit by yourself in a little booth and play a very simple game of chance, something like flipping a coin, where there’s no skill …

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048 – The Robots are Coming – part 2

Here comes part 2 of Lori and Will’s discussion about A.I. and automation. If you enjoy these podcasts, please take a moment and rate or review. You can find the full transcript at https://www.betteratenglish.com/transcripts. TRANSCRIPT PREVIEW Lori: I heard that…I think it’s Pizza Hut already has… or no… Domino’s is already experimenting with robot pizza …

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