Simplified Speech #141 – Are you a big playlist person?

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Are you a big playlist person? That’s the question that Andrew and Suzanne discuss in this Simplified Speech episode. Join them as they chat about the kinds of playlists they make, how they make them, and when they like to listen to them.

Simplified Speech is perfect for intermediate-level English learners who are looking to improve their English fluency. Each episode features clear and natural conversations about an interesting topic. Studying with Simplified Speech will help you to improve your English listening skills, conversation ability, and vocabulary knowledge.

Fun facts

Although there are many different music streaming apps available in North America, Spotify is the most popular. A total of 32% of people who use music-streaming apps say they listen to music through Spotify. Other popular apps include Apple Music, Amazon Music, and YouTube Music.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • To tweak [something]
  • Pump-up jam
  • To taper off
  • To lean on
  • To be spot on
  • No pun intended

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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo Credit: Dee. (

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