I’m so excited to share the pilot episode (test) of our new podcast here at To Fluency.
My wife and I have been talking about doing this for a while. And yesterday, we sat down and recorded our first conversation.
This will give you the ability to listen to a real English conversation in both British and American English.
This pilot episode is all about Thanksgiving. Here it is!
Listen using SoundCloud or watch on YouTube.
☆ We’re hoping she’s going to be quiet – notice that I use ‘hope’ in the continuous? Learn more about ‘hope’ here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Azx3kbTAI4M
☆ Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade – Learn more about this here.
☆ That’s what it boils down to – this is a great phrase to mean “the main reason for something.”
☆ Put on a parade – to organize a parade (phrasal verb)
☆ It’s a pretty big milestone – a significant event
☆ I did not grow up eating that – learn about grow up here
☆ Potluck – a party where everyone brings a dish. For Thanksgiving, people are assigned a certain dish
☆ To go back for seconds – to get another plate of food after eating your first
☆ It has a special place in everyone’s heart – This means that’s it’s emotionally important. Learn more here
☆ Black Friday has become a huge thing now – this means that Black Friday is important and widespread
☆ I’m a person who leaves it to the last minute – I wait until near the deadline to do something. I used this phrase here
☆ I didn’t take those days off – I worked those days
☆ It’s going to be very difficult to travel with two children – I’m sure you know what this means!
What did you think about this podcast? I hope you enjoyed it. If so, we’ll make more episodes soon!