Simplified Speech #145 – Have you ever won a contest?

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Have you ever won a contest? That’s the discussion question that Andrew and Kassy talk about in this episode. Join them as they teach you the differences between draws, contests, sweepstakes, and lotteries. Then listen in as they share some stories about the different contests they’ve won in the past.

Simplified Speech episodes are designed to help you improve your English listening and speaking skills. During these episodes, two native English speakers discuss interesting topics, like winning contests, using clear and easy to understand language. When you follow along, you will improve your English and learn something new.

Fun facts

Lotteries, contests, draws, and sweepstakes have been around since 205 BC or earlier. They were used during the Chinese Han dynasty to fund major government projects and, during the Roman Empire, the elite would hold lotteries for entertainment at dinner parties.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Types of contests
  • Pool
  • Swaggy
  • Collab
  • Game the system
  • Uber

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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo Credit: Nataliya Vaitkevich and Anna Shvets (Pexels.com)

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