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Real Talk #052 – Making an appointment to see the dentist

Not everyone enjoys going to the dentist’s office. However, there are certainly many people who fear making an appointment over the phone more than the...

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Real Talk #051 – How to talk with the concierge at a hotel

Have you ever noticed a well-dressed, friendly person working in the hotel lobby? This person is often helping guests with taxis or telling them about...

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Real Talk #050 – How to check into a hotel

Everyone deserves a nice vacation from time to time. If you are not comfortable checking in to a hotel speaking English, don’t worry. In this...

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Real Talk #049 – How to make a reservation at a restaurant

Have you ever tried making a reservation at a restaurant and it just didn’t go as smoothly as you would have liked? Then tune in...

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Real Talk #048 – How to open a bank account

Going to the bank can be a stressful experience. Going to a bank using a second language can be ever more stressful! In this Real...

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Real Talk #047 – What to say if you are stopped by the police

You’re driving down the street and notice the police car behind you has just turned on its siren and flashing lights. You need to pull...

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Real Talk #046 – How to start a conversation with a stranger

Meeting new people can be intimidating. It can also be the starting point for the best friendships you’ll ever have. In today’s edition of Real...

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Real Talk #045 – How to respond to bad news

This is a Real Talk episode. Real Talk is the series where we teach you the English that you need to know for everyday, real-world...

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Real Talk #044 – How to react to surprising news

Some people enjoy surprises. Some people absolutely hate them! It is sometimes difficult to know how to react when someone tells you something incredible. In...

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Real Talk #043 – Talking about video call problems

Isn’t it frustrating when you are on a video call and all of a sudden you experience technical difficulties? Sometimes the video is faulty. Sometimes...

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