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Episodios

  • #61 So Far or Until Now?

    #61 So Far or Until Now?

    13/11/2020 Duración: 04min

    Have you had any miscommunications when using “until now.” That might be because the phrase may not mean what you think it means. Let’s talk about how to use “so far” and “until now” in this episode. Read the transcript here The post #61 So Far or Until Now? appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #60 Throwing Shade

    #60 Throwing Shade

    24/09/2020 Duración: 03min

    Maybe you’ve had someone throw shade at you before. When you wanted them to recognize your effort, they just threw shade. We talk about this new but common idiom on today’s 3 Minute English. Read the transcript here The post #60 Throwing Shade appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #59 Do Me A Favor

    #59 Do Me A Favor

    07/09/2020 Duración: 04min

    Has anyone ever asked you to do them a favor? I’m sure you’ve heard this one before, but maybe you didn’t know how to take it. Is is polite or direct and what are some other ways to soften requests? We talk about requests in this episode of 3 Minute English. Read the transcript here The post #59 Do Me A Favor appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #58 Calling It Off!

    #58 Calling It Off!

    13/07/2020 Duración: 03min

    Has anyone ever said “let’s call it off?” How about “I’m going to call it.” These are usages of the phrasal verb “call off.” We talk about using that verb in this episode of 3 Minute English. Read the transcript here The post #58 Calling It Off! appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #57 How Will This Turn Out?

    #57 How Will This Turn Out?

    29/06/2020 Duración: 05min

    You may have noticed that a lot of native speakers use the phrasal verb “turn out” often. But it isn’t easy to use this phrase! We’ll talk about how to use “turn out” and what it means in this week’s episode. Read the transcript here The post #57 How Will This Turn Out? appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #56 The Two Meanings of “Go For It!”

    #56 The Two Meanings of “Go For It!”

    08/06/2020 Duración: 04min

    You have probably heard this phrase a lot. We use it everyday. But did you know that it has two very different meanings. We’ll talk about these meaning in this week’s episode. Read the transcript here The post #56 The Two Meanings of “Go For It!” appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #55 The Origin of Quarantine

    #55 The Origin of Quarantine

    20/05/2020 Duración: 03min

    This has been a very common and very unpopular word these past few months. Where does it come from? This episode I give you a little about the history and origin of the word quarantine. We also kick off a new podcast with this Episode! Find the link to “Where Did That Come From” here. ... Read more #55 The Origin of Quarantine The post #55 The Origin of Quarantine appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #54 Social Distancing or Quarantine?

    #54 Social Distancing or Quarantine?

    02/04/2020 Duración: 04min

    Unfortunately some new words are coming into regular use related to the corona virus. You’ve probably been hearing about Social distancing, Shutter-in-place, lockdown and quarantine. What do they mean and what are the important differences? Read the transcript here The post #54 Social Distancing or Quarantine? appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #53 Recall, Remember or Recollect?

    #53 Recall, Remember or Recollect?

    21/02/2020 Duración: 04min

    These three words have very similar meanings. Which one should you use when and what are some of the differences? We talk about these three words in this week’s episode. Read the transcript here The post #53 Recall, Remember or Recollect? appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #52 Admit or Accept

    #52 Admit or Accept

    05/02/2020 Duración: 05min

    Which would you use? Well it depends on the situation. These are two words that are often confused in usage. But using the right one will really help get your message across. We talk about that in this week’s episode. See the transcript here The post #52 Admit or Accept appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #51 Raise the Bar

    #51 Raise the Bar

    22/01/2020 Duración: 04min

    This year we’re going to try to raise the bar at VenturEnglish. But what does it mean to raise the bar, set the bar or lower the bar. We talk about this useful and common idiom this week. See the transcript here. The post #51 Raise the Bar appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #50 New Year’s Resolutions

    #50 New Year’s Resolutions

    06/01/2020 Duración: 04min

    Have you ever made a New Year’s resolution? Have you ever wondered what a New Year’s resolution is? We’ll talk about resolutions and the resolve to make them happen. What will your resolution be this year? See the transcript here. The post #50 New Year’s Resolutions appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • ≠49 Over It! or All Over It?

    ≠49 Over It! or All Over It?

    24/12/2019 Duración: 04min

    Which one is which? When do you use each one? Does it even matter? “Over it” and “all over it” are two very different idioms. In this episode we talk about how to use them well! See the transcript here. The post ≠49 Over It! or All Over It? appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #48 Sick and Tired, Fed Up and Done!

    #48 Sick and Tired, Fed Up and Done!

    09/12/2019 Duración: 04min

    What are you sick and tired of? Are you fed up with work, life? Are you just done? I hope not, but this week’s podcast is about how to use these words and phrases. read the transcript here The post #48 Sick and Tired, Fed Up and Done! appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #47 The Word “Halloween”

    #47 The Word “Halloween”

    28/10/2019 Duración: 04min

    This is the time of year we’re all thinking about trick or treating, ghosts and ghouls. But what about that word, Halloween? It’s a strange name for a holiday! Where did it come from and how did it get spread all over the world? read the transcript here The post #47 The Word “Halloween” appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #46 Using What and How (Recast from season 1)

    #46 Using What and How (Recast from season 1)

    21/10/2019 Duración: 06min

    “What” and “how” are both question starters, part of the 5 W’s and 1 H. But their meanings can sometimes seem very close, and it may be difficult to decide which word to use in a question. A common mistake is asking “how do you think?” instead of “what do you think?” In this episode, we ... Read more#46 Using What and How (Recast from season 1) The post #46 Using What and How (Recast from season 1) appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #45 Using the Verb “Inform”

    #45 Using the Verb “Inform”

    14/10/2019 Duración: 04min

    We use the verb “to inform” often in business English, but it is difficult to use it correctly. We’ll talk about how to use this verb effectively in this episode. read the transcript here The post #45 Using the Verb “Inform” appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #44 – Our Apologies

    #44 – Our Apologies

    07/10/2019 Duración: 04min

    How can you apologize when you do something wrong? Is it different in business and personal life? What can you say that won’t make things worse? Here are some ideas from 3 Minute English! read the transcript here The post #44 – Our Apologies appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #43 How Many Ways Can You Say: I Don’t Know?

    #43 How Many Ways Can You Say: I Don’t Know?

    28/05/2019 Duración: 04min

    Nobody likes to admit they don’t know something. So we try to soften the information so we don’t feel so bad! In this episode, we talk about some ways to say “I don’t know” in English. Listen for them, and you’ll hear them all the time. Maybe too often! read the transcript here The post #43 How Many Ways Can You Say: I Don’t Know? appeared first on VenturEnglish.

  • #42 Hindsight is 20/20

    #42 Hindsight is 20/20

    21/05/2019 Duración: 03min

    Do you have eyes in the back of your head? Well, most of us don’t so hindsight can be difficult. But it can also be important in business. How can you use the idiom “hindsight is 20/20”? See the transcript here The post #42 Hindsight is 20/20 appeared first on VenturEnglish.