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055 – Could you kick a robot puppy?
November 30, 2020

Hello my lovely English learners! Lori here, your teacher from BetterAtEnglish.com. I love technology, so we’re talking about robots today, but not in the way you might expect. A lot of conversations about robots have to do with whether or not a robot ...

054 – What in the world is leaf peeping?
November 11, 2020

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.

053 – Is seeing believing? Deepfakes and the information apocalypse
October 24, 2020

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 is fake?

052 – The Other F-word: talking about fat
October 07, 2020

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,

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September 29, 2020

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051 – The good, the bad, and the flat-out liars. Real English Conversation
September 21, 2020

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,

050 – Help! I have a horrible neighbor (fixed)
September 17, 2020

Neighbors can be great friends, but let’s face it: sometimes they can be absolutely horrible. But what do you do when you’re stuck living next to a neighbor who you just can’t get along with, no matter what you try?

050 – Help! I have a horrible neighbor
September 16, 2020

Neighbors can be great friends, but let’s face it: sometimes they can be absolutely horrible. But what do you do when you’re stuck living next to a neighbor who you just can’t get along with, no matter what you try?

049 No excuses – The best place to get FREE speaking practice right now
September 14, 2020

This is NOT a sales episode, I promise! Seriously, I have found and tested the BEST place to find people to practice speaking English with for free. It only takes 5 minutes to set up an account, and you'll be up and running,

048 – The Robots are Coming – part 2
September 07, 2020

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 -

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