63. Household Chores | Learn Real English from Stories | American English Conversation Podcast


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By Amy Whitney & Curtis Davies: Conversational English Teachers, Amy Whitney, and Curtis Davies: Conversational English Teachers. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
In this American English conversation podcast, Curtis and Amy discuss how they split up the responsibilities around the house to keep things tidy and clean. This conversation has lots of great English phrases and vocabulary terms related to everyday living! American English Conversation Podcast about Household Chores | Learn Real English from Stories https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/2w7irs/Chores_Podcast892vp.mp3 Transcription Curtis: Hi, everybody, it's Curtis Davies and Amy: Whitney from realenglishconversations.com. Today, we're going to talk about something called chores. Curtis: And this is a word that I teach almost every single student of mine. And what is a chore? Curtis: A chore is the odd job or little tasks that you do usually around the house. Curtis: We're going to talk about some of the things that, that we do in our house, who has the responsibility or makes the decisions on which chores to do. Amy: I think this is something that every couple or every family has to go through. Honestly, I remember when I was growing up, I don't think I really had a choice. My parents told me to do something and I had to do it. Whether it be washing the dishes or taking out the trash, sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, whatever that task may be. Amy: And occasionally my dad would need a hand with something and it would always be this horrible task. Like he would say, oh, I'm going to trim the hedges outside, Amy:, come outside and help me. Amy: And I'm like. And that meant that I had to pick up all the trimmings from the trees and get like a rash on my arm. And it was awful. So I yeah. I think one of the main reasons why parents have kids is to maybe have some help around the house. But for us, Curtis:, we don't have any kids, so we have to handle our own house cleaning and especially when we were living in Canada. End of Transcription Sample. To get access to the full transcription for this lesson and the other 67+ conversation lessons currently available, register as a Real English Conversations member here. Other Phrasal Verb Lessons: Hear some other lessons from our podcasts Improve English Pronunciation & Your Mindset with Hadar Shemesh Perfect English Pronunciation And Mindset Tips with Hadar Shemesh Phrasal Verbs (261): End Up, Run Around Follow us on YouTube here

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