AEE 234: One Way to Stop Thinking Too Hard When You Learn English

Are you nervous about speaking English? Are you looking for a way around it? Today, Lindsay and Michelle share a story about one student who overcame his fear of speaking English by being an expert at something else!   An English student in an American… Read More

AEE 229: Tag! You’re It! How to Get Your Facts Straight in English

How do you clarify information in English? Have you ever met someone on the phone or the internet before you met them in person? Today, Lindsay and Michelle discuss tag questions in English, and how they can help you confirm what you think you know, but… Read More

AEE 228: Meet Michelle, The New York Radio Girl

Do you want to start a conversation in English? Today, Lindsay introduces and talks about conversations with Michelle Kaplan, the new All Ears English co-host!   Michelle was born in Washington DC but now lives in New York City.  She’s musical, likes basketball, and has some unusual… Read More

AEE 227: 4 Rules to Master the “Poetics of English Conversation” with Travis Wolven

How can you improve your English conversations? Is conversation a science? Find out today as Lindsay talks with Travis Wolven about the poetics of conversation!   Travis believes that a core principle of conversation is that, when two people are talking, they’re cooperating.  That is, they’re… Read More

AEE 226: How to “80/20” Your English to Make More Friends with italki Teacher Nick Vance

What should be your focus when learning English? How can you make the most of the time you invest in studying? Today Lindsay talks with Nick Vance about the 80/20 principle, and how it can improve your English conversations!   Nick believes that 80% of the positive benefits of… Read More