58 – Early, Fast, & Quickly – Confusing English Vocabulary Lesson

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Early, fast, and quickly can be confusing to use, but for today’s English lesson, I’m going to show you how these three words can be used in an English conversation or in writing.
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Here are the example sentences:

Sometimes early is an adjective:
I ate an early dinner.
I have an early meeting with a client tomorrow.
I think Jack has an early flight.
Sometimes early is an adverb:
I ate dinner early yesterday.
I will go to work early tomorrow because I have a meeting at 8 a.m.
Jack’s flight left early.
Sometimes fast is an adjective:
Jack’s new car is very fast, especially on the highway.
I don’t have a lot of time today, so I need a fast lunch.
Thanks for your fast reply.
Sometimes fast is an adverb:
Jack drives his new car fast, especially on the highway.
That restaurant doesn’t serve its customers very fast.
I like working with Jenny. She always replies fast.
Quickly is only an adverb:
I ate dinner quickly because I had plans to meet a friend for a movie.

Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • Michael doesn’t know how the weather is because his office doesn’t have a window!
  • At lunch time Michael bumped into an old coworker.
Today’s listening challenge:
  • Why doesn’t Mike sleep late?

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42 – Four Ways To Use Enough – English Grammar Lesson

Episode 42 - Four Ways To Use Enough - English Grammar Lesson

Her apartment isn’t big enough!

Enough is a versatile word in English because it can be used as a determiner, a pronoun, an adjective, and an adverb. For today’s English lesson, let’s check out how to use enough in everyday English conversation.

Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • Jack likes to drink beer, and Jim likes booze.
  • Jim drinks more than Jack. Jim can drink jack under the table.
Today’s listening challenge:
  • How do you think Jane feels about her apartment? Why?

Please feel free to write your answers in the comment box below.

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40 – Using MEAN – English Vocabulary Lesson

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The word mean is used as both a verb and an adjective. For today’s English lesson, I’m going to show you how to use mean in your everyday English conversation.
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Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • A pizza shop and a ticket agency are located at the corner of 33rd and 3rd.
Today’s listening challenge:
  • What was the problem with Michael’s sixth grade teacher, from his point of view at the time?
  • How do you think Michael feels about that teacher now?

Please feel free to write your answers in the comment box below.

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