79 – Appointment, Reservation, Meeting, & Plans – English Vocabulary Lesson

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She has a lot of appointments!

Appointment, reservation, meeting, & plans are similar, so they can be confusing for a lot of English learners. For today’s English lesson, I’m going to show you how these four words are used. Check it out!

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Here are the example sentences:

Appointment:

  • I have a dentist appointment on Thursday morning.
  • Jenny made an appointment with her trainer at 4:00.
  • I have six appointments in my schedule on Monday.

Reservation:

  • She made a reservation for 6:00pm at our favorite Italian restaurant.
  • Cathy has reservations at a really nice hotel in Vegas.
  • I need to call the airline to see if I can make a reservation to fly to Miami this weekend.

Meeting:

  • On Friday I have a meeting with a publishing company.
  • The board of directors will hold a meeting on September 1st.
  • I had a meeting scheduled for today but it got cancelled.

Plans:

  • I have plans with my sister for dinner.
  • On Friday I have plans with my friends to meet in Times Square.
  • Do you have any plans this weekend?
Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • Yesterday I asked what you will do to study English. What is your answer?
Today’s listening challenge:
  • Which day is busier for Michael, Thursday or Friday? Why?

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49 – Finally vs. The End – Confusing English Words Lesson

I finally got to visit Osaka my last time in Japan!

I finally got to visit Osaka my last time in Japan!

Finally and in/at the end are similar in meaning, but they are used differently. So, these two phrases can be confusing for a lot of English speakers. For today’s English lesson, I’m going to show you how you can use finally and in/at the end in your English conversations and writing.

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Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • For healthy sleeping, doctors suggest sleeping for eight hours a night and not eating too much or drinking alcohol. The bedroom should be a peaceful place, with no TV’s, computers, or bright lights.
Today’s listening challenge:
  • Which classic movie is used in one of the example sentences?
  • One example talked about Jack’s speech. What did the audience think of his speech?

Please feel free to write your answers in the comment box below. And how’s the weather there these days?

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44 – Cloth, Clothes, & Wear – Confusing English Vocabulary Lesson

Episode 44 - Cloth, Clothes, & Wear - Confusing English Vocabulary Lesson

Cloth, clothes, and wear are three nouns that are often confused and/or mispronounced in English. For today’s English lesson, let’s look at the meaning of these three words. I’m going to show you how they are used, and the proper pronunciation. I hope you like it.

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Yesterday’s listening challenge answer:
  • Basically, we use gonna before a verb and in spoken English.
Today’s listening challenge:
  • What is the difference between cloth and clothes?
  • What is the difference between clothes and wear?

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