Podcast 08: Have you ever been to Osaka?
Osaka

Have you ever been to Osaka? In this lesson we look at useful questions, phrases and vocabulary native English people use to talk about places they have visited. One question you can start with is “Have you ever visited (+ location)” or Have you ever been to… If the answer is yes then another good […]

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Podcast 07: How did it go yesterday?

How did it go yesterday? Welcome to another One Phrase English lesson. In this lesson we will be looking at the phrase “How did it go yesterday?“. When you ask “How did it go?” you are asking if someone about an experience they had. You can also say “Did it go well?” or “Did everything go […]

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Podcast 06: It’s been ages

In this podcast Ami and Alex teach you a very useful phrase for when you haven’t seen a friend in a long time which is “It’s been ages“. Other similar phrases you could use are “Long time no see” or “It’s been a while hasn’t it?“. You will also learn how to talk about your […]

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Podcast 05: What did you get up to last weekend?

In today’s podcast we study the phrase “what did you get up to last weekend?”. “…get up to…” means “do”. Therefore “what did you get up to last weekend?” means “What did you do last weekend?”. This is quite a common phrase used more in the United Kingdom although Americans will understand it. Here is […]

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Podcast 04: Would you like to join us?

「一緒にいきませんか」は英語でなんという? Today we are studying the phrase “Would you like to join us?” – 一 緒に行きませんか? This is a great way to ask your friend out to go to a restaurant, bar, party or any event you are going to. Study the dialog examples below to understand how to use this naturally in English conversation. […]

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Podcast 03: How are you finding Osaka?
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「大阪どうですか」はなんという? In this podcast you will learn the phrase “How are you finding Osaka” which means “What do you think of Osaka?” – 大阪どうですか This is a very natural way to ask someone what they think of something such as staying in your home town or anything you like. Listen to the audio and have […]

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Podcast 02: What line of work are you in?

英語で「お仕事はなんですか」はなんという? What line of work are you in? In today’s lesson we learn the phrase “What line of work are you in?” which means “What is your job?” or “What do you do for work?”. It’s a very natural way to ask someone what their job is when you meet them for the first time. […]

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Podcast 01: What Brings You to Osaka?

英語で「大阪に来られたのは何故ですか?」は何と言う? 今日のターゲットフレーズ「What brings you to Osaka?」なぜ大阪に来ましたか。 In this podcast, Yoshiko and Alex teach you the phrase “What brings you to Osaka“. That means “Why did you come to Osaka?”. It’s a very natural way to ask that question and a good way to start a conversation with someone at a party. Conversation 01 A: Hi […]

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