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Learn to speak English fluently, faster in the Faster Fluency Conversation Club. This podcast is just one of the many resources that you use to become more confident understanding and speaking English. The Faster Fluency Conversation Club is the best way to become fluent speaking English. It combines vocabulary, listening comprehension, teacher support, and speaking practice. Our members are professionals from around the world who are becoming more confident in English, just like you. When y ...
 
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In this episode, Christina and Matthew talk about: how being direct can be perceived as being rude expressions used to sound polite in what situations we should try to be more polite The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): pushy = excessively or unpleasantly self-assertive or ambitious to neglect = to fail to care for…
 
In this episode, Christina and Linda talk about: admitting when you make a mistake at work expressions used to apologize how apologizing can be different in different cultures The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to mess up = mishandle a situation to call someone out = challenge or confront the person, especially a…
 
If you’ve ever avoided a phone call because you saw it was an international number, this is for you. Go from scared to super on the phone in English. ❤️ IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH AND SUPPORT THESE FREE VIDEOS: SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL! https://www.youtube.com/c/speakenglishwithchristina?sub_confirmation=1 BETTER ENGLISH, BETTER BUSINESS, AND A B…
 
In this episode, Christina and Kristina talk about: painful work situations they have been in how they overcame them sinking or swimming The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): hierarchy = a group organized by rank "for better or for worse" = an expression used to say that something cannot be changed, whether the resu…
 
Have you ever had to speak up and explain your position at a stressful meeting…in English? It’s always better to go in with a strategy--get one today with a neurolanguage coach and business owner. ❤️ IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH AND SUPPORT THESE FREE VIDEOS: SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL! https://www.youtube.com/c/speakenglishwithchristina?sub_confirma…
 
In this episode, Christina and Matthew talk about: their work horror stories horror stories related to teaching English the importance of clarification The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): brutal = punishingly hard or uncomfortable to come full circle = to return to a past position or situation, especially in a way…
 
Did you know you could simplify your English AND sound more advanced? I’ll show you how with these expressions with 'get'. ❤️ IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH AND SUPPORT THESE FREE VIDEOS: SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL! https://www.youtube.com/c/speakenglishwithchristina?sub_confirmation=1 BETTER ENGLISH, BETTER BUSINESS, AND A BETTER YOU Let my team and m…
 
In this episode, Christina, Karyn and Cedric talk about: Cedric being the Pizza Tracker winner their favorite expressions with get other favorite expressions The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): a good deal = a bargain to get the hang of something = to learn how to operate or do (something) to get back to someone =…
 
Do you ever wish you understood native speakers better? Let me help you with that while we watch an interesting TED talk today about simplifying your life. ❤️ IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH AND SUPPORT THESE FREE VIDEOS: SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL! https://www.youtube.com/c/speakenglishwithchristina?sub_confirmation=1 BETTER ENGLISH, BETTER BUSINESS, A…
 
In this episode, Christina and Matthew talk about: the popularity of breakdown videos on YouTube a TED talk by by Laura Vanderkam how language learners can make time to improve their English The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to break down = to separate something into parts; analyze an analogy = a comparison betw…
 
Learn to use have & got to simplify your English, sound more natural and advanced AND understand native speakers better. ❤️ IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH AND SUPPORT THESE FREE VIDEOS: SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL! https://www.youtube.com/c/speakenglishwithchristina?sub_confirmation=1 📝 GET THE WORKSHEET! Test yourself to see if you remember what you le…
 
In this episode, Christina and Kristina talk about: expressions we use regarding keeping things short how keeping things short is sometimes more difficult and how speaking simply can benefit English learners The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to the point = relevant, concerning the matter at hand a comeback = ret…
 
I want to share something with you that I'm very proud of! And I want you to feel proud of yourself too! 🏆💪 This one's more personal, and I hope you come away with some inspiration to reach for your goals, in English and in life! ❤️ IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH AND SUPPORT THESE FREE VIDEOS: SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL! https://www.youtube.com/c/speak…
 
In this episode, Christina and Linda talk about: the difference between studying for a test and learning 'real-world' English some unique ways people speak where they are from how tricky homophones are The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): existential = concerned with existence, especially human existence as viewed …
 
In this episode, Christina and Karyn talk about: Alex Trebek from Jeopardy phrasal verbs used this month and play a quiz show with the phrases The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to find out = discover a fact or piece of information stuck = unable to move, or fixed in a particular position, place, or way of thinki…
 
In this special episode, we talk about Ukraine. If you would like to support the people of Ukraine, here are links to the organizations mentioned in the episode: From Zinoviy - "This is the best NG working with our army" https://www.comebackalive.in.ua/ Host a Sister - @hostasister_ (Twitter) Red Cross - https://www.icrc.org/en/donate/ukraine -----…
 
When you’re nervous about your Business English you can feel stuck in your professional life--see how Sophie improved her English and got new clients (and how you can too). ❤️ IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH AND SUPPORT THESE FREE VIDEOS: SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL! https://www.youtube.com/c/speakenglishwithchristina?sub_confirmation=1 BETTER ENGLISH, B…
 
In this episode, Christina and Matthew talk about: how they define the expression 'words of wisdom' some wise advice they got from students how we can learn from anyone around us The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): innate = inborn; natural profound = (of a person or statement) having or showing great knowledge or …
 
Join me for part 2 of our lesson on problem solving in English and learn expressions about staying positive, getting support and bringing in experts! ❤️ IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH AND SUPPORT THESE FREE VIDEOS: SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL! https://www.youtube.com/c/speakenglis... BETTER ENGLISH, BETTER BUSINESS, AND A BETTER YOU Let my team and me h…
 
In this episode, Christina and Kristina talk about: the different types of problems they face who they go to for help the different ways they solve problems The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): practical = (of an idea, plan, or method) likely to succeed or be effective in real circumstances; feasible welcome orient…
 
In this lesson, we’ll practice an important business skills: problem solving--in English. ❤️ IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH AND SUPPORT THESE FREE VIDEOS: SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL! https://www.youtube.com/c/speakenglishwithchristina?sub_confirmation=1 📝 GET THE WORKSHEET! Test yourself to see if you remember what you learned here today--and get links…
 
In this episode, Christina and Linda talk about: the little things they apply when they feel "stuck" how having a contingency plan can manage your stress level how valuable reaching out to others for help can be The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): an 'aha!' moment = an epiphany to see the forest for the trees = to…
 
You know, sometimes living in a different country can feel lonely. You’re far from your family. You’re far from your friends. You’re in a new culture. You use a foreign language every day. You miss some of the things–and the people–from back home. It’s normal, even if you love your life in your new country (and I do!) But sometimes, life reserves n…
 
In this episode, Christina and Matthew: review the January topics review the February topics talk about how they are doing with their new goals and what is keeping them motivated The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to stick with [something] = to continue doing it; to not give up to follow along = to move or procee…
 
In this episode, Christina and Matthew talk about: what motivates them at work how new challenges can be very motivating how a lack of support can be demotivating The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to do away with [something] = to get rid of a training program = a course you take to learn something; **please note…
 
You want to sound more advanced in your Business English, but sometimes we make it hard on ourselves--I’ll show you how to sound more advanced and natural by speaking simply ❤️ IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH AND SUPPORT THESE FREE VIDEOS: SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL! https://www.youtube.com/c/speakenglishwithchristina?sub_confirmation=1 BETTER ENGLISH, …
 
In this episode, Christina and Linda talk about: their thoughts on motivation and discipline how being disciplined can help you to stay motivated their goals The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): interdependent = dependent on one another; mutually dependent stagnant = not moving "in a slump" = a period of time durin…
 
Know what it’s like to lead a team? In English? Let’s talk today about how to keep your team motivated and the English you need to do it. ❤️ IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH AND SUPPORT THESE FREE VIDEOS: SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL! https://www.youtube.com/c/speakenglishwithchristina?sub_confirmation=1 BETTER ENGLISH, BETTER BUSINESS, AND A BETTER YOU Le…
 
Use your English in real life and understand a video on motivation and rewards with Christina--your neurolanguage coach. How to motivate yourself to change your behavior | Tali Sharot | TEDxCambridge - https://youtu.be/xp0O2vi8DX4 ❤️ IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH AND SUPPORT THESE FREE VIDEOS: SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL! https://www.youtube.com/c/spea…
 
In this episode, Christina and Karyn talk about: how they reward themselves how rewarding yourself can change the way you think about things some examples of when to reward yourself for studying English The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to rewire your brain = a conscious effort to adopt a different attitude a te…
 
In this episode, Christina and Linda talk about: how curiosity & necessity motivates them the things they are currently learning the importance of embracing imperfection The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to trip over [something] = to fall over something; to stumble to carve = to cut and shape hard material to in…
 
How can you go from shy, scared, hesitant to confident, comfortable, and ready to conquer the world with your English? Listen to the stories of students who transformed themselves with my program Business English Mastery. More “Business English Mastery” reviews, from real professionals just like you: Romain, project manager (France): https://www.yo…
 
How can you go from shy, scared, hesitant to confident, comfortable, and ready to conquer the world with your English? Listen to the stories of students who transformed themselves with my program Business English Mastery. More “Business English Mastery” reviews, from real professionals just like you: Romain, project manager (France): https://www.yo…
 
In this episode, Christina and Kristina talk about: some advice for English learners the importance of keeping track of what you study the importance of rewarding yourself The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to start off = to begin to travel or move to work towards [something] = to take steps to achieve a goal ent…
 
❤️ IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH AND SUPPORT THESE FREE VIDEOS: SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL! https://www.youtube.com/c/speakenglis... BETTER ENGLISH, BETTER BUSINESS, AND A BETTER YOU Let my team and me help you, with the best complete program for you. 📧 To learn how we can help you, email me: contact@christinarebuffet.com 🇫🇷 POUR LES CLIENTS EN FRANCE…
 
In this episode, Christina and Matthew talk about: methods they use to immerse themselves when studying languages the importance of having routines not beating yourself up for not being perfect The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): background noise = extraneous sound which can be heard while listening to or monitori…
 
❤️ IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS ENGLISH AND SUPPORT THESE FREE VIDEOS: SUBSCRIBE TO MY CHANNEL! https://www.youtube.com/c/speakenglis... BETTER ENGLISH, BETTER BUSINESS, AND A BETTER YOU Let my team and me help you, with the best complete program for you. 📧 To learn how we can help you, email me: contact@christinarebuffet.com 🇫🇷 POUR LES CLIENTS EN FRANCE…
 
Hello, this is Matthew with the Faster Fluency Conversation Club and today I am excited to make a special announcement! We have been happy to hold the conversation club 5 days a week for the past couple of years and thanks to everyone's support in the club, we are going to add a 6th club session! The new time will be Midnight in Paris (great movie,…
 
In this episode, Christina and Karyn talk about: the difference between habits and resolutions how to form habits the 3 R's The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): [something] is "out the window" = not exist any more (quality, idea, principle) "slowly but surely" = making slow but definite progress to persist = to con…
 
We're starting something new this year! On top of the weekly audio podcasts, we are now releasing our YouTube videos in audio format here each week as well! You can watch the YouTube video for this audio here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B8O_ML_x15I&t=51s Episode description: To wish you all the best for the new year of 2022, I got a special gu…
 
** A quick note, we have changed the episode numbers to match our YouTube videos, which you can catch here: https://www.youtube.com/c/BusinessEnglishwithChristina ** In this episode, Christina and Kristina talk about: the changes they want to make in 2022 the steps they can make to reach their goals the importance of simplifying things The extra mi…
 
In this episode, Christina talks about: all of the things we've accomplished in 2021 some of the new parts of FFCC that we added in 2021 some of the new things that are coming in 2022 The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to take time off = a period of time when you do not work because of illness or holidays, to ste…
 
Announcement! Have you thought about joining but the session times don't work for you? We are thinking of adding another weekly session in 2022. Please click here if you would like to join and let us know if you would come to one or both of these times. Thank you :) -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------…
 
In this special episode, Christina, Karyn, and Matthew talk about the frequently asked questions they get asked from people like you who are thinking about joining FFCC. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Do you want the transcript of the podcast, more vocabulary resources, and…
 
In this episode, Christina and Kristina: do a quiz show to review expressions used in October Christina guesses the expressions Kristina talks about the expressions used in FFCC The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): a synonym = a word that has the same or similar meaning as another word to cost a fortune = to be ver…
 
In this episode, Christina and Karyn talk about: the topics discussed in September how wonderful opportunities can be the different opportunities they have had The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): to be open to [something] = to be receptive to or welcoming of something that comes from outside of oneself to tap into…
 
In this episode, Christina and Matthew talk about: how feedback week will operate this week in FFCC the importance of feedback ways to give and receive feedback The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): all ears = fully listening constructive criticism = criticism that is presented in a way that can help you learn and g…
 
In English, we have an expression: Time flies when you’re having fun. Last week, I opened enrollment for my Private Lesson Program Speak Business English Confidently at a reduced price 1287€ (And you get other free gifts too!) And today is already the final day to get the -100€ discount + 4 other free gifts when you enroll! The program “Speak Busin…
 
If you’re listening to this episode, I imagine you’re trying to decide about my private lesson program “Speak Business English Confidently” — enroll or don’t enroll? So you’ll find answers to frequent questions about the program in today’s special podcast episode! IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS 🎁Enrollment + free gifts ends THIS WEDNESDAY (24 November 202…
 
In this episode, Christina and Matthew talk about: what going out of your comfort zone means times when they have gone out of their comfort zone some of the benefits of going out of your comfort zone The extra mile (useful English vocabulary you'll hear in the podcast): intimidating = making you feel frightened or nervous uncharted territory = a si…
 
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