Real English conversations

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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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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Daily routines and rituals – English listening practice

Practice listening to authentic English conversation with Better at English podcasts. This page has a 5-part series where two American women discuss creativity, creative routines, and how they try to avoid distractions to be able to get real work done. They use Mason Currey’s book “Daily Rituals” as a springboard for discussion.

042 – Make the Most of your Motivation part 2 of 2 – Real English Conversations

Introduction Hi English learners! Lori here, your teacher from Betteratenglish.com. Last week I shared the first part of a cool conversation I had with Dr. BJ Fogg, all about making the most of your motivation. Today you’ll be hearing part two, the final part of this conversation. If you missed the first part, make sure …

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