We all make decisions every day; in fact, more like every few seconds or minutes. Some are minor and may be about what to eat; some are major and may affect our income or livelihood. In the latter case it’s best to talk them through with someone close to us. Learn how to discuss such …
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Most people like to think and talk about the past now and then. Maybe about their childhood or school days—and especially if they moved away to live in another city. If you are one of such people, learn how to talk about things that you remember, or places you used to go! In this Podcast, …
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Watching films is very popular in China, either at home or in the cinema. There are so many types and genre of films that sometimes it’s hard to choose. Have a think about your own favourites and work out how many different types of films you enjoy! In this Podcast, you will learn: (i) How …
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Greater awareness of being fit and healthy means more people than ever love to do exercise on a regular basis. Many like to go to the gym or undertake other various forms of physical exercise such as running or cycling. It’s important if you get into a conversation about fitness that you can discuss what …
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Not everyone likes the same Olympic sports, some preferring team sports to single competitor events. However, there’s such a variety to choose from at the Olympics that there is bound to be something for everyone. Help yourself and learn to talk about the events you like and enjoy—and be able to tell others about them! …
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Many people like to watch the Olympic Games even if they don’t play sports themselves. Some people just like the grandeur of the ceremonies. No matter which part of the Games you like, be sure you can talk about the events now happening, or at least respond to questions about them. In this Podcast, you …
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Finding somewhere to live is a basic necessity of life, but it’s not always easy as accommodation is in high demand and rent and prices are often high in the cities. It’s even harder though when you want to have a pet. Can you explain to the building management that you want to have a …
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Sometimes at work, it’s necessary to bring your teams together to have a discussion or briefing. There’s no time to write anything and it’s all fairly informal anyway. Can you stand up and give a verbal presentation and encourage your staff? Or can you understand what’s being said when the manager gives a short talk …
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The world of shopping has changed forever now that almost everything can be bought on-line. Many people much refer the convenience of internet shopping, whilst others still prefer the more traditional ways of actually seeing what they are buying first. Whichever way you prefer, e-commerce is a subject that you really need to be able …
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These days, when everything and everyone one seems to be in a rush, it’s so important to eat healthily. Not only is eating well good for your body in the long term but can help you lose weight and keep a better figure. Do you know how to talk with or to others about changing …
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