#106 | News: How studying or working abroad makes you smarter

https://open.spotify.com/episode/3iYwoT8N2XxZW5EvlMhSuA?si=Mrk_zyAoQSOEI0FvJeg-8A&dl_branch=1 Vocabulary ENROLL IN = matricular. “... among students enrolled in an international MBA program…”BE MORE LIKELY TO = estar mais propenso a; ser mais provável de. “…we found that people with this international experience are more likely to create new businesses and products and to be promoted.”ACCRUE = acrescentar (valor); acumular.BE WILLING TO =... Continuar Lendo →

#105 | Stonewall riots

https://open.spotify.com/episode/20JzgWZudV8XhE7TFsj1li?si=k3nW23wjRbG1sbMlm70xJA&dl_branch=1 Vocabulary RIOT = rebelião. “As the riots progressed, an international gay rights movement was born.”HARASSMENT = assédio; perseguição. “Gay bars were places of refuge where gay men and lesbians and other individuals […] could socialize in relative safety from public harassment.”SEEDY = decadente. “[…] the Stonewall Inn in Greenwich Village, a dark, seedy, crowded bar, reportedly operating without a liquor license.” Stonewall riots... Continuar Lendo →

#103 | Advérbios além do VERY: RATHER, SLIGHTLY, FAIRLY e muito mais

https://open.spotify.com/episode/6FO0KYXcYCIv5R4EclZbaR?si=cYHw3M5DRueOG686X7AIFA&dl_branch=1 Adverbs of degree ou advérbios de intensidade são usados para tornar os adjetivos mais ou menos fortes/fracos em suas intensidades. A little / a bit / slightly (um pouco) The watch I bought was a bit expensive. Each person learns in a slightly different way. I’m feeling a little tired. Observação: Não se usa... Continuar Lendo →

#102 | Diferenças entre HOPE e WISH

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4u8kZfzumdcY3tkgMXdQ9b?si=fTv561SVRseKEZNEeNblCg Para evitar confundir o uso dos dois verbos, veja as principais diferenças abaixo: HOPE Hope significar esperar (ter a esperança de) que algo aconteça no futuro, imaginando que seja algo possível de acontecer. I hope (that) you’re okay. I just hope we can find the right person. I sincerely hope that you will be successful. We hope to... Continuar Lendo →

#100 | Song: I still haven’t found what I’m looking for (U2)

https://open.spotify.com/episode/4oaWGmMjccclDfDsRzOZ6e?si=dfic8ZS6TcKCGJFzgl0Whg I still haven't found what I'm looking forU2I have climbed the highest mountainsI have run through the fieldsOnly to be with youOnly to be with youI have run, I have crawledI have scaledThese city wallsThese city wallsOnly to be with youBut I still haven't found what I'm looking forBut I still haven't found what... Continuar Lendo →

#99 | Short bio: Barack Obama

https://open.spotify.com/episode/1xL18ahmlM9fBybtVNK2tR?si=6UEgJhCaRyW5iYDSAp7aTA Vocabulary SCHOLARSHIP = bolsa de estudos. “He won a scholarship to study economics at the University of Hawaii.”DEGREE = diploma. “…earning a law degree from Harvard University.”WITHDRAW = retirar; remover. “By the end of 2011, Obama had withdrawn all combat troops from Iraq.”SUE = processar (legalmente). “13 states sued the federal government for forcing... Continuar Lendo →

#98 | Present Perfect vs Simple Past

https://open.spotify.com/episode/2yXqsn2bwl7GEkI47q3WxD?si=1GdGLhjuSlKlTeCVCKkjlA Agora que você já entendeu os principais usos do presente perfeito aqui e aqui, é hora de saber distinguir as principais diferenças de uso do presente perfeito e passado simples. PRESENT PERFECTSIMPLE PASTAções no passado, quando desconhecemos o momento em que elas aconteceram (ou não são importantes).I've driven an automatic car before.We've been to... Continuar Lendo →

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