Chatterbox #268 – Imposter syndrome

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Have you ever felt like you don’t really belong? Or perhaps that, somehow, you’ve fooled people into believing that you’re more successful or intelligent than you really are? That’s called imposter syndrome. In this episode, Andrew and Kassy explain imposter syndrome and share their experiences dealing with it.

In this Chatterbox episode, you’ll hear two native English speakers discuss a common issue that many people face. Chatterbox episodes help you become fluent in English. The natural, conversational language is designed for intermediate to advanced learners so that you can improve your vocabulary and listening skills. While you listen, you might even discover tips on how to deal with your own imposter syndrome!

Fun facts

The term imposter syndrome was first used by Suzanne Imes and Pauline Rose Clance in the 1970s. These psychologists wanted to explain a feeling experienced by many high-achieving women in the workforce.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Imposter syndrome
  • Work out
  • [One’s] cohort
  • Black sheep
  • Fake it till you make it
  • [Something] is key

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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo Credit: Luís Perdigão (Unsplash)

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10 months ago

I start to listen this episode from this week !!

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