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Take a Load Off With These Native Idioms

Today I have a special guest, my son James! In this video, we’ll teach you 6 native idioms for describing moments of feeling nervous, and then later when you feel relieved. Family friendly English!

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Use These 5 Horse Idioms, and a Show Called Baskets

Today I’ll talk about how to use 5 common English idioms with the word ‘horse’, and I’ll talk about a recent TV favorite from comedian Zach Galifianakis.

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Talk About Dating Apps Like a Native

Learn the latest and most modern native English slang for online dating, plus some pop culture about a famous serial killer.

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Vivacious Vocabulary for Stand Up Comedy

Today you’ll find out how to talk about stand-up comedy in a very native way, and you’ll get lots of information and recommendations for understanding this modern art form.

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Most Quoted Sci-fi Lines (You've Totally Heard Us Say These!)

Learn the most common quotes from science fiction that natives like me use all the time! Plus, get some stellar recommendations for your future sci-fi pleasure.

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How to Impressively Describe Your Headache (Happy New Year!)

In this post, you’ll learn 6 ways you can impressively and descriptively talk about your headache in English, plus get a recommendation for a soothing binge-worthy TV series.

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How Natives Talk About Breakups and Dating (Mostly Breakups!)

In this video lesson, you’ll learn 6 very native and modern slang terms and idioms for talking about the end of relationships. Unfortunately, we could all use these at some point! Plus, aren’t breakups a part of so many good films?!

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Lovers, 'Friends with Benefits', and Hot Tubs

Today you’ll learn how to refer to your romantic partner, and see a memorable Saturday Night Live sketch about lovers that I still quote to this day!

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