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In this episode I talk about the collocations with the words ‘vaccine’ and ‘vaccination’. I basically read out some examples and discuss their usage or meaning. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!By Marcos Gazzana
 
In this episode I talk about how to use linking adjuncts in writing. I go through some lists of linking adjuncts explaining how to use them in sentences and then I give examples and make comments on their different meanings. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about different ways of showing your position when you are speaking or writing. I basically go through a number of different structures and expressions commonly used in English for that purpose and discuss their meaning. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for…
 
In this episode I discuss the different meanings of the word ‘miss’. I basically go through its different meanings and structures commonly used with this word and give one or two examples for each meaning. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about an activity that I like to use in my online classes. I basically describe the activity and discuss some of the benefits for EFL teachers and learners. I also give an example of an activity I used in class recently. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for…
 
In this episode I talk about different ways to use the word ‘enough’. I briefly discuss the meaning of ‘enough’ and then I give examples and make comments on the different structures that can be used with this word. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I give a brief summary of the last 13 episodes. I read their titles one by one and make some comments about the contents covered in each episode. This episode is a guide to the last 13 episodes. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about the difference between ‘remember’ and ‘remind’. I start by briefly going through some examples of how we can use these words. Then, I discuss some of the different structures that we can use with them and how this affects their meanings. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share an…
 
In this episode I discuss the different meanings of the phrasal verb ‘make up’. I basically read out its different meanings and give one or two examples for each meaning. I use the Oxford Phrasal Verbs Dictionary in this episode. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about some common prefixes in English. I start by giving a brief overview of prefixes. Then, I go through a few examples of how we can use them and I also discuss some of the aspects that we can observe in their meanings. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks fo…
 
In this episode I talk about different ways to use the word ‘doubt’. I briefly discuss the meaning of ‘doubt’ and then talk about the difference between ‘I have a question’ and ‘I have a doubt’. Then I give examples and make comments on the different structures and meanings. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to…
 
In this episode I talk about the importance of asking the right questions in the ELT online classroom in the days of COVID-19. I basically discuss some of my own observations and some different ways EFL teachers can ask questions in this context. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks …
 
In this episode I talk about the difference between ‘how about’ and ‘what about’. I briefly go through some examples of how we can use these words and I discuss some of the aspects that we can see in their meanings. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about COVID-19 vocabulary once again. I start by briefly going through some examples of how we can use the words. Also, I discuss some of the differences in their meanings. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about the difference between ‘on time’ and ‘in time’. I briefly go through some examples of how we can use these words and I discuss some of the aspects that we can see in their meanings. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about the impact of COVID-19 on ELT and proficiency exams. I basically discuss the different ways people and governments are responding to the spread of the virus and I also share some of the things I am going through in my own experience. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and su…
 
In this episode I talk about the difference between ‘take’ and ‘last’. I start by briefly going through some examples of how we can use these words. Then, I discuss some of the aspects that we can see in their meanings. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about fluency. I start by giving a brief outline of three other episodes on which I discussed fluency. Then, I give 4 tips on how to start developing your fluency in a foreign language and make some comments, giving examples. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thank…
 
In this episode I give a brief summary of the last 15 episodes. I read their titles one by one and make some comments about the contents covered in each episode. This episode is a guide to the last 15 episodes. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about another structure that can be used to express modality. I start by giving a brief overview or the structure ‘be supposed to’ and how to pronounce it and then I go on to talk about how it is used in English to express modality. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe…
 
In this episode I talk about other structures that are used to express modal meanings. I start by mentioning the topics of the previous episodes about modal verbs and then I go on to talk about other structures like “manage to”, “used to” and “be going to” and how they are used in English to express modality. Please contact me if you have any sugge…
 
In this episode I talk about modal verbs that are used to express deduction and possibility. I start by giving a brief overview of which modals can be used in this case and then I go through a few examples of how we can use them in deductions and when we want to express possibility. I also go over some structures that can be used with these modals.…
 
In this episode I talk about modal verbs that are used in requests. I start by giving a brief overview of which modals can be used in this case and then I go through a few examples of how we can use them in requests. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about modal verbs that are used to express obligation and prohibition. I start by giving a brief overview of which modals can be used in this case and then I go through a few examples of how we can use them to express obligation and prohibition. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share …
 
In this episode I talk about modal verbs that are used to express ability. I start by giving a brief overview of which modals can be used in this case and then I go through a few examples of how we can use ‘can’, ‘could’ and ‘be able to’ to express ability. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscri…
 
In this episode I talk about modal verbs. I start by giving a brief overview of modal verbs. I go through a few examples of how we can use these words and I also discuss some of the aspects that we can observe in their meanings. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about the difference between ‘look for’ and ‘search for’. I start by going through some examples of how we can use these words and I also discuss some of the aspects that we can observe in their meanings. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about the difference between ‘care about’ and ‘care for’. I start by going through some examples of how we can use these words and I also discuss some of the aspects that we can observe in their meanings. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about verbs combined with prepositions ‘about’ and ‘of’. I start by giving examples of combinations with the verbs ‘hear’, ‘think’, ‘dream’, ‘complain’ and ‘remind’, and I also briefly discuss the contexts and meanings in the examples. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Thanks for listening! Don’t forg…
 
In this episode I talk about the difference between ‘tall’ and ‘high’. I start by briefly going through some examples of how we can use these words. Then, I discuss some of the aspects that we can observe in their meanings. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about adjective + preposition collocations. I start by giving examples of common adjective + preposition collocations and discussing their meaning. I also talk about how teachers can use this in class and what learners can do to practice using the structures. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Thanks f…
 
In this episode I interview IELTSPodcast.com Ben Worthington. I asked him questions about the beginning of his teaching career and he also talks about his podcast and the services he offers. We also exchanged our views on mistakes candidates often make and the best strategies to improve your scores and how much time candidates need to reach higher …
 
In this episode, with a collaborator on the show, we talk about ‘platitudes’. We basically go through a list of platitudes that I found on the Internet, discussing whether they are somewhat true, nonsense or even a bit annoying. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about ways of traveling. I basically go through the different ways people normally travel nowadays and I briefly discuss the pros and cons of each way. I also talk about places to stay while you are traveling. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I give a brief summary of the last 11 episodes. I read their titles one by one and make some comments about the contents covered in each episode. This episode is a guide to the last 11 episodes. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about the difference between ‘security’ and ‘safety’. I start by briefly going through some examples of how we can use these words. Then, I discuss some of the aspects that we can see in their meanings. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about the difference between the words ‘ground’ and ‘floor’. I start by briefly discussing the different ways we can use these words. Then, I give examples of common collocations with the words and discuss their meaning. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for…
 
In this episode I talk about collocations with the word ‘percentage’ and ‘per cent’. I start by briefly discussing the different ways we can use these words. Then, I give examples of common collocations with the words and discuss their meaning. By the way, the followenglish podcast is in the top 25 language learning podcasts list of the FeedSpot bl…
 
In this episode I talk about the different traveler personalities people have. I basically go through this list of different kinds of travelers that I found on the internet discussing what I consider to be important to find the right balance and make the most out of your travel experiences. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments.…
 
This is the fifth and last episode of this series, which I am calling ’25 years of EFL teaching’. In this episode I make some general final remarks related to the EFL teaching career (to close the series) and I also talk a little about my expectations concerning the future of ELT. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t for…
 
This is the fourth episode of a new series, which I am calling ’25 years of EFL teaching’. In this episode I talk about 3 things that EFL teachers should consider when they are correcting students’ mistakes in the EFL classroom. I basically go through the three items on my list and make some comments. Please contact me if you have any suggestions o…
 
This is the third episode of a new series, which I am calling ’25 years of EFL teaching’. In this episode I talk about what you can do to improve your fluency in English or any other foreign language you might be learning. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I talk about EFL teaching. This is the second episode of a new series, which I am calling ’25 years of EFL teaching’. In this episode I talk about the tension between content and skills in the EFL classroom: how EFL teachers can find the right balance for their students. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don…
 
In this episode I talk about EFL teaching. I am starting a new series of episodes, which I will call ’25 years of EFL teaching’, to share my experience and talk about some of the things I have learned. In this first episode of the series I basically talk about the different stages in my career and the kind of technology I had to deal with and I als…
 
In this episode I talk about the difference between ‘gone to’ and ‘been to’. I start by discussing the main difference in meaning and I also quickly review the structure of Present Perfect. Then I move on and talk about some other ways to use these verbs. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe…
 
In this episode I talk about 5 things you can do to improve your speaking. I basically go through this list I came up with discussing what I consider to be important to do not only if you want to just become more confident when you speak, but also if you want to improve your performance on a proficiency exam. Please contact me if you have any sugge…
 
In this episode I give a brief summary of the last 14 episodes. I read their titles one by one and make some comments about the contents covered in each episode. This episode is a guide to the last 14 episodes. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for listening!…
 
In this episode I interview an ex-student who knows all about The Beatles. I ask him some general questions about their career and he also talks about his favorite songs and the influence they had on the 1960s and 1970s society in Britain. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or comments. Don’t forget to share and subscribe! Thanks for lis…
 
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