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Tony Kaizen

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CK #40 - Got A Good Head on Your Shoulders?
Aug 4 2022
CK #40 - Got A Good Head on Your Shoulders?
What does it mean to have a good head on your shoulders? What's the difference between 'a' and 'an'? Do you have any tips for an interview in English? Why'd you leave California? Is it better to learn English from a native speaker? In this episode of Coffee with Kaizen (#40), I answer all these questions are more. If you'd like to have your questions answered or join a livestream with me in the future, join our Discord server and leave your question on the #questions channel! Learn more at with Kaizen is a live Q&A session in which I answer your questions about English. From vocabulary and pronunciation to communication and study methods. Timestamps 0:00 Intro 0:25 Should I listen to podcasts even if I can't understand everything? 2:52 What does it mean to have a good head on your shoulders? 4:26 Should I say 'thank' or 'thanks'? 5:36 Is it bad to pronounce the 't' when in the USA? 6:15 Any tips for being more confident when speaking with natives? 7:33 What's the difference between 'a' and 'an'? 8:35 What should I do if I don't have someone to practice English with? 10:27 The difficulty of finding language exchange partners 12:20 The difference between 'used to' and 'get used to' 14:01 General tips for an interview in English 15:50 Why does my brain freeze when I try to speak English? 17:41 How to use your dictionary and English teacher effectively 18:51 The reason I left California 20:06 Is it better to learn English from native speakers? 21:33 What's the best app for learning English? 23:19 Where should I travel in the USA? 24:47 How to learn more English vocabulary 27:52 What's the difference between 'do' and 'watch'? 28:39 Do I need to translate for my English students? 31:06 How can I improve my spoken English by myself? 32:24 What's the difference between 'attend' and 'attend to'? 34:16 What does it mean to be 'tongue-tied'? 34:52 English podcast recommendations 38:08 How can I improve my English vocabulary? 39:48 How do I speak like American native English speakers? 40:26 How do I deal with mean people? 44:13 Farewell Join the Life in English Community and learn real English with real people out more Life in English content on social media! YouTube: youtube.com/lifeinenglishTikTok: @englishwithkaizenInstagram: @englishwithkaizenTwitter: @tonykaizen