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The Fluent English Pro Podcast, your definitive guide for professionals aiming to enhance their English proficiency. - New episodes every Tuesday

If you have an intermediate to advanced level of English and you're seeking improvement despite time constraints and limited practice chances, we're here to lend a hand.

Each Tuesday, a new episode will contribute to your precise English language requirements, providing you with valuable pointers and perspectives. These insights are tailored to elevate your performance in works settings and every-day-life situations. From corporate meetings, to delivering impactful presentations, to improving your communication with international colleagues.

Join us and unleash your potential as a Fluent English Speaker!

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The Fluent English Pro Podcast, your definitive guide for professionals aiming to enhance their English proficiency. - New episodes every Tuesday

If you have an intermediate to advanced level of English and you're seeking improvement despite time constraints and limited practice chances, we're here to lend a hand.

Each Tuesday, a new episode will contribute to your precise English language requirements, providing you with valuable pointers and perspectives. These insights are tailored to elevate your performance in works settings and every-day-life situations. From corporate meetings, to delivering impactful presentations, to improving your communication with international colleagues.

Join us and unleash your potential as a Fluent English Speaker!

    Phrasal Verbs Related to Travel

    Phrasal Verbs Related to Travel

    Tired of struggling with travel-related English conversations? Stay tuned for practical tips on mastering travel phrasal verbs.

    In this episode, we're focusing on travel phrasal verbs, crucial for travelers and business professionals. David explains how learning these verbs in real-life situations, like booking trips or navigating airports, improves English skills.

    You need to know how to use these verbs in everyday situations. For example, when planning a trip, you'll need to save money (that's "sock away") and be cautious of prices increasing ("hiking up"). You might also encounter delays ("held up") in traffic or need to leave someone at the airport ("drop off"). And once you're at the hotel or airport, you'll have to register ("check in") and depart ("take off"). These are all common phrases used in travel situations. David has your back and will explain to you in which moments you can use each of these phrasal verbs.

    Key Takeaways:

    Learning vocabulary in context, like travel situations, makes it easier to understand and remember.Keep exploring new vocabulary and practicing to continue improving your English skills. Participate in English conversations, whether in person or online, to practice using travel vocabulary in a natural setting.Resources:

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    • 13 min
    How To Think in English

    How To Think in English

    Hey there! Ever found yourself mentally translating every word while trying to speak English? What if I told you there's a way to break free from that language loop and effortlessly converse without the translation struggle?

    In this episode, David dives into a classic issue: the struggle of thinking in your native tongue and then trying to translate it into English. And let me tell you, it can really mess with your conversation flow!

    But fear not, because David's got some cool tricks to deal with this problem. He breaks it down into bite-sized pieces, suggesting things like thinking in single words, narrating your day in English, and even getting into some pretend role-playing to get your brain used to English.

    With these mini exercises and imaginary chats, you can start flexing those English muscles and smooth out your conversation skills. And here's a sneaky tip: when you hit a tricky word, just skip it and keep the chat going. Easy, right? So, kick off those language-learning shoes and let's dive into some English-only mental workouts!

    Key Takeaways:
    Consistency is key: Make these language exercises a daily habit to see real progress.Celebrate progress: Every step toward fluent English is a victory worth celebrating, no matter how small.Engage in immersive experiences: Surround yourself with English media, conversations, and environments to accelerate your language learning journey.
    Resources:

    English dictionary : https://www.dictionary.com/ 

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    • 12 min
    5 Key Phrasal Verbs for Office Conversations

    5 Key Phrasal Verbs for Office Conversations

    Phrasal verbs: love 'em or hate 'em? Either way, you won't want to miss this episode where we uncover their power and potential in English conversation.

    In this episode, Julian and I got into a conversation about the intricacies of phrasal verbs. These combinations of verbs and prepositions often are completely different from their literal interpretations, presenting a challenge for learners despite English's overall grammatical simplicity. However, the use of phrasal verbs is essential for fluid communication in both professional and casual contexts.

    Like Imagine yourself in a conversation with native speakers easily employing phrasal verbs. It's like navigating a different linguistic and language.Therefore, our discourse shows some examples such as "take on something extra," "run out of something," "get snowed under," "get through to someone," and "lay someone off."

    Through consistent practice, individuals can seamlessly integrate these expressions into their lexicon, and sound like an expert in English. 

    Key takeaways:

    - Phrasal verbs are like the secret sauce of English fluency—they add flavor and depth to your communication.
    - Understanding the context is key to mastering phrasal verbs and using them effectively.
    - Continuously expose yourself to phrasal verbs in real-life conversations, media, and language learning resources to solidify your understanding and usage over time.

    Resources:

    Some pages where you can check more about phrasal verbs:

    https://www.astex.es/phrasal-verbs-list/ https://linguix.com/blog/37-common-phrasal-verbs-at-work/ 
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    • 12 min
    Anxiety when speaking English - How to reduce it and manage it

    Anxiety when speaking English - How to reduce it and manage it

    Ever felt that fear when you're about to speak a new language, especially in front of others?

    So, in this episode of our podcast, David and Julian get real about that all too familiar feeling: language anxiety. They break down how it can hold you back, making you hesitant to practice and learn. But fear not, they're armed with some strategies to help you conquer those nerves. They chat about everything from the dread of public speaking to the inevitable slip-ups we all make when learning. 

    David and Julian start off by stressing the power of one-on-one chats to take the edge off public speaking. They're all about creating a safe space where mistakes are not just okay but encouraged! Then, they dig into the idea that patience is key – no, you won't become fluent overnight, and that's perfectly fine. They wrap things up by introducing the idea of using breath work to chill out those nerves and boost your language confidence.

    Key takeaways:

    Get cozy with one-on-one chats to ease into speaking.Mistakes? Embrace them! They're your secret weapon to fluency.Slow and steady wins the language race – don't rush it.Need to chill out? Try some breath work to calm those pre-speech fears.
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    • 14 min
    Cultural Adaptations as an Immigrant to the US, with Heidy de la Cruz

    Cultural Adaptations as an Immigrant to the US, with Heidy de la Cruz

    How do immigrants adapt to a new culture, especially in the dynamic landscape of the United States? In this episode we talk with Heidy De La Cruz, the host of "The American Dream in the Eyes of Immigrants" podcast. Heidy shares insights from her interviews with immigrants from diverse backgrounds who have made the journey to the United States. From exploring cultural shocks to discussing the importance of language and maintaining one's own cultural identity, Heidy provides a comprehensive look at the challenges and opportunities immigrants face when adapting to a new culture.

    Key takeaways:
    Language proficiency is essential for effective communication and integration.Balancing adaptation with cultural preservation promotes authenticity and belonging.Leveraging community resources and diverse perspectives facilitates successful adaptation.
    Resources:
    Heidi De La Cruz's podcast: The American Dream in the Eyes of ImmigrantsHeidy's website: https://heidydelacruz.com/ IG: https://www.instagram.com/heidy.delacruz13 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/heidy-de-la-cruz-mha-cpc-cpb-1598b2196/ Contact: heidy@heidydelacruz.com  
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    • 32 min
    5 Memorable Ways to Introduce Yourself in a Presentation

    5 Memorable Ways to Introduce Yourself in a Presentation

    Ever wondered how to make your presentations truly memorable? What if there was a way to captivate your audience from the very start? 

    In this episode of Fluent English Pro, hosts David Perez and Julian Carmona explore five memorable ways to introduce yourself in a presentation. They emphasize the importance of connecting with your audience, establishing authority, and setting the tone for your talk. From doing the unexpected to using a problem-solution-benefit format, they share practical strategies to make your introduction stand out. They also discuss the role of emotions in memory, highlighting the impact of generating positive emotions in making your presentation memorable.

    The hosts begin by stressing the need to be bold and do something unexpected in your introduction, such as asking the audience to introduce themselves or addressing the elephant in the room. They suggest using a problem-solution-benefit format to outline the key points of your presentation, focusing on how your solutions benefit the audience. They also discuss the option of skipping the introduction altogether or leaving it for the end. Another strategy they recommend is using a thought-provoking image to capture the audience's attention and set the tone for your presentation.

    Key takeaways:

    Be bold and do something unexpected in your introduction.Use a problem-solution-benefit format to outline your presentation.Consider skipping the introduction or leaving it for the end.Use a thought-provoking image to capture the audience's attention.Focus on establishing an emotional connection with your audience to make your presentation memorable.
    Resources: 
     
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    • 14 min

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