Simplified Speech #082 – Volunteering

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Some people like to donate their free time to help clean the streets. Some people want to go to other countries to build affordable housing. Some people like to care for the elderly. All of these are worthy forms of volunteering. In this Simplified Speech episode, hosts Andrew and Kassy take you through the various interesting kinds of volunteering.

Fun facts

Since 1961, a US government organization called the Peace Corps has sent over 235,000 people to more than 141 countries.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • A good cause
  • To give back
  • Knee-deep
  • To go a long way
  • Two sides to every coin
  • To pat [oneself] on the back

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Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar

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