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Learn to speak English fluently, faster in the Faster Fluency Conversation Club. This podcast is just one of the many resources that you use to become more confident understanding and speaking English. The Faster Fluency Conversation Club is the best way to become fluent speaking English. It combines vocabulary, listening comprehension, teacher support, and speaking practice. Our members are professionals from around the world who are becoming more confident in English, just like you. When you join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club, you also get the transcript for this podcast, and much more. For more information about the complete program, go to https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now
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Matchmakers

Matchmakers

2020-11-2704:33

In this episode, Christina and Matthew talk about: the statement, "It's not what you know, but who you know."meeting people on social medianetworkingThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to interact with [someone/something] = to communicate or work together"Half the battle" = an expression used to mean that something is the most important (and typically the first) step towards achieving something"You never know" = an expression used to say that you can never be certain about future events, so anything is possibleDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to get 40% off your first month!! Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
In this episode, Christina and Kristina talk about: faking it till you make itother tips to feel more confidenthow to create a virtuous cycleThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): "fake it till you make it" =  acting a certain way more and more to begin to believe the act about ourselvesto hack [something] = to find a creative solution to something that takes less time than a conventional methodto associate [something] with [something else] = To link something in the mind with something elseDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to get 40% off your first month!! Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
In this episode, Christina and Matthew talk about: how the thought of AI makes them feelhow technology has improved over timethe ways that AI is already affecting our livesThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to grasp = to comprehend; to understandexponential = a very rapid increasean existential threat = a threat to something's survivalDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to save 40% on your 1st month!! Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
In this episode, Christina and Kristina talk about: some different expressions used to ask someone what they have been up toa particularly difficult expression for some English language learners to understandpicking up where you left offThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to catch up with someone =  to update one another on life events that occurred since the last time seeing each other same old, same old = an expression used to say nothing has changed in your life(when things) run together = blend togetherDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowSupport the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
In this episode, Christina and Trisha talk about: how hard it is to talk about customs specific to the UShow it depends on the work environmenthow making small talk is one custom that is pretty standard The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to generalize = to draw a broad conclusion from particular factsone's work environment = one's physical and social surroundings at worknot (very) cool = rudeDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowSupport the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
In this episode, Christina and Kristina talk about: being optimistic or pessimisticdealing with bad thingstrying to understand other people's attitudesThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): a glass half empty = an expression used to say a person/attitude is pessimistica glass half full =an expression used to say a person/attitude is optimisticgiving someone the benefit of the doubt = believing someone, or thinking about someone in a good way, even if there are no facts to support themDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to get 40% off your first month!!Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
In this episode, Christina and Trisha  talk about: Trisha's fear of sharksChristina's fear of not doing what she really wants to doChristina's fear of jellyfishThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): a phobia = an extreme or irrational fear of or aversion to somethingirrational = not logical or reasonableto reassure someone = to say or do something to remove the doubts or fears of someoneDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to save 40% on your first month!!Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
In this episode, Christina and Fluency Club Leader [NAME]  talk about: business practices in the UShow a casual, polite sounding request is an orderthe importance of observing others around youThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): a higher up = a senior person in an organization; someone whose position is above yourson the surface = something obvious or superficial; lacking substancesubtle = not obvious; a clever and indirect method of achieving somethingDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to get 40% off your first month!Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
In this episode, Christina and Kristina talk about: living in an apartment or a housethe advantages and disadvantages of eachtiny housesThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): a yard = a piece of ground adjoining a building or housethe country = a rural areato downsize = to move to a smaller house/apartment; to get rid of unnecessary itemsDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to get 40% off of your first month!!Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
Hobbies and passions

Hobbies and passions

2020-09-2506:26

In this episode, Christina and Trisha talk about: how native English speakers rarely use the word 'hobby'how 'What do you do in free time?' is used far more frequently the difference between a hobby and things we like to do in our free timeThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): downtime = a time to relax; a time when you're not busy to get together with [someone] = to hang out with someone; to do something with someone to escape = to get away from everyday activities Do you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to get 40% off your first month!!Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
In this episode, Christina and Matthew talk about: the pros and cons of technologyhow technology affects our workdisconnecting from the internet The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to get duped = to get deceived; trickedurgent = (of a state or situation) requiring immediate action or attentionto unplug = to relax and avoid using electronic devicesDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to receive 40% off your first month!!Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
In this episode, Christina and Kristina talk about: how to introduce yourself progressivelywhat questions to avoidhow to sound less directThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): a tick box = a small square on a form, questionnaire, or test in which you put a checkmark to show that you agree with something or have completed somethingto be direct = to be straightforward, which can sometimes be considered impolite[something] defines [one] = something is a major part or "all of' of one's life, ex: Don't let your financial success define you. Do you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to save 40% off your first month!Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
Sports

Sports

2020-09-0407:36

In this episode, Christina and Matthew talk about: the sports we played in schoolpopular sports in our areasports injuriesThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to be a big fan of [something] = an admirer; someone who really likes somethingto rehab = to return to a healthy or good way of lifeto pivot = to turn or twistDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowSign up today and use code "FFCC40" to receive 40% off your first month!Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
Good first impressions

Good first impressions

2020-08-2806:55

In this episode, Christina and Kristina talk about: making a good first impression in the USbeing formal vs. informalthings not to be surprised byThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to take into consideration = to give something some thought; to think about somethingfirm = solid; strong[to do something] as a sign of respect = [to do something] to show you respect someoneDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowSupport the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
In this episode, Christina and Matthew talk about: our favorite podcastswhat they are aboutwhy we find them interestingThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to have the time (to do something) =  to be unoccupied or idle and thus able to do something.to do a deep dive into [something] = to do a significant examination or analysisto be hit or miss = when something is good sometimes and bad other timesDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to get 40% off your first month!Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
In this episode, Christina and Kristina talk about: grocery shopping in the USshopping at supercenters buying in bulkThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): bulk= a large amounta bunch of [something] = a lot of [something]to unload= to remove something (usually from a truck/car)Do you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to get 40% off your first month!!!Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
Parts unknown

Parts unknown

2020-08-0706:12

In this episode, Christina and Kristina talk about: strange foods from where they are fromwhether or not they would try chitterlingsanimals people eat that have been huntedThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): strange food = food that we've never had before and perhaps never even heard of"It tastes like chicken" = a common expression used when trying a new meatgamey = a stronger, wilder flavor Do you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to receive 40% off your first month!!Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
Free your mind

Free your mind

2020-07-3106:45

In this episode, Christina and Kristina talk about: the Black Lives Matter movementthe protests and looting in the USpeople waking up to the injustice in the US and having real conversations about itThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): a movement = A large body of people interested in a common issue, idea, or concern that is of continuing significance and who are willing to take action. Movements seek to change attitudes or institutions, not just policies.to sweep something under the rug = To ignore a problem. To pretend a problem doesn't existout in the open = public knowledge, not hidden from people; no longer a secretDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to get 40% off your first month!!Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
Your favorite jams

Your favorite jams

2020-07-2406:33

In this episode, Christina and Matthew talk about: our favorite bandswhen/why we listen to different kinds of musicusing YouTube to discover different kinds of musicThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): a jam = a songa song's message = the backstory that we can pick up from the lyricseclectic = selecting or choosing from various sourcesDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowUse code 'FFCC40' to save 40% off your 1st month!!Support the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
Zero Waste

Zero Waste

2020-07-1706:13

In this episode, Christina and Cara talk about: the definition of "zero waste"ways to adopt a zero-waste lifestylehow zero waste can be a win-winThe extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to evoke = to bring to mindpackaging = materials used to wrap or protect goodsa win-win situation= when something is advantageous for all parties involvedDo you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources and live conversation practice?Join the Faster Fluency Conversation Club!You'll become more fluent and more confident in English faster, in a fun community of professionals from around the world!Use code: 'FFCC40' to save 40% off your first month!!Details about joining: https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-nowSupport the show (https://christinarebuffetcourses.com/faster-fluency-conversation-club/join-now)
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