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Pavel Quincoses Rodríguez
 May 9, 2020
Awesome show for those who are learning and love the English language. Enjoy!

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Do you have a question about English? Go ahead and Ask a Teacher.

Episode Date
Improve Your Vocabulary: Part 1 - May 17, 2024
May 17, 2024
'Call' - May 08, 2024
May 08, 2024
'Ever' in Questions - May 03, 2024
May 03, 2024
'Young' or 'Younger' - April 25, 2024
Apr 25, 2024
'When' or 'That' - April 17, 2024
Apr 17, 2024
Misinformation, Disinformation - April 10, 2024
Apr 10, 2024
Different 'From' or 'Than'? - April 03, 2024
Apr 03, 2024
Types of Sentences - March 26, 2024
Mar 26, 2024
How to Say 'l-i-v-e' - March 19, 2024
Mar 19, 2024
Using 'Just' and 'Only' - March 14, 2024
Mar 14, 2024
'Yet' - March 06, 2024
Mar 06, 2024
'Must' or 'Have To' - March 01, 2024
Mar 01, 2024
'Do' for Emphasis - February 21, 2024
Feb 21, 2024
Sure as Heck - February 14, 2024
Feb 14, 2024
Surge and Soar - February 07, 2024
Feb 07, 2024
Reduction and Assimilation - February 01, 2024
Feb 01, 2024
Meanings of 'As' - January 25, 2024
Jan 25, 2024
University vs. College - January 18, 2024
Jan 18, 2024
Adverbs, Gerunds, Participles - January 09, 2024
Jan 09, 2024
What Does Slender Mean - January 05, 2024
Jan 05, 2024
Change and Vary - December 29, 2023
Dec 29, 2023
Assessment and Evaluation - December 20, 2023
Dec 20, 2023
Wondering about Wonder? - December 14, 2023
Dec 14, 2023
Ability or Capability - December 07, 2023
Dec 07, 2023
Price vs. Rate - December 01, 2023
Dec 01, 2023
Danger vs. Hazard - November 22, 2023
Nov 22, 2023
Source or Resource - November 16, 2023
Nov 16, 2023
The Many Uses of 'Get' - November 09, 2023
Nov 09, 2023
'In Which' and 'To Which' - November 02, 2023
Nov 02, 2023
This and That - October 26, 2023
Oct 26, 2023
'When' with Past Tense - October 18, 2023
Oct 18, 2023
Historic and Historical - October 12, 2023
Oct 12, 2023
Why Do Songs Break Grammar Rules? - October 05, 2023
Oct 05, 2023
Teacher, Lecturer or Tutor - September 29, 2023
Sep 29, 2023
On Time or In Time - September 20, 2023
Sep 20, 2023
Awareness vs. Consciousness - September 14, 2023
Sep 14, 2023
Mandatory, Compulsory and Obligatory - September 05, 2023
Sep 05, 2023
Cheer vs. Applause - August 31, 2023
Aug 31, 2023
Persons vs. People - August 23, 2023
Aug 23, 2023
Descent vs. Ancestry - August 18, 2023
Aug 18, 2023
What Does the Song, ‘This Is Me’ Mean? - August 03, 2023
Aug 03, 2023
Hear vs. Listen - August 03, 2023
Aug 03, 2023
Climate vs. Environment - July 27, 2023
Jul 27, 2023
Snug Cozy and Comfortable - July 20, 2023
Jul 20, 2023
Teen vs. Tween - July 11, 2023
Jul 11, 2023
Worth, Worthy and Worthwhile - July 06, 2023
Jul 06, 2023
Victim vs Casualty - June 29, 2023
Jun 29, 2023
Finish or Complete? - June 22, 2023
Jun 22, 2023
Award vs Reward - June 15, 2023
Jun 15, 2023
Wood Timber and Lumber - June 08, 2023
Jun 08, 2023
Help or Aid - May 31, 2023
May 31, 2023
Noncount and Mass Nouns - May 26, 2023
May 26, 2023
Woods, Forests and Jungles - May 17, 2023
May 17, 2023
Religious Places - May 12, 2023
May 12, 2023
Spin or Rotate - May 04, 2023
May 04, 2023
Swine Pigs and Hogs - April 28, 2023
Apr 28, 2023
Soccer Playing Robot Set to Compete in ‘Robo Cup’ - April 24, 2023
Apr 24, 2023
Football or Soccer - April 17, 2023
Apr 17, 2023
Subjects and Objects - April 13, 2023
Apr 13, 2023
Gauge and Yardstick - April 05, 2023
Apr 05, 2023
As Well As - March 31, 2023
Mar 31, 2023
Begin, Start, Commence - March 23, 2023
Mar 23, 2023
Irregular vs. Abnormal - March 16, 2023
Mar 16, 2023
Syllable Dropping in Speaking - March 10, 2023
Mar 10, 2023
Reading Skills: Definitions and Transitions - March 03, 2023
Mar 03, 2023
Disturbing vs. Irritating - February 23, 2023
Feb 23, 2023
Made and Prepositions - February 16, 2023
Feb 16, 2023
Reserve, Preserve and Conserve - February 10, 2023
Feb 10, 2023
Projection and Prediction - February 02, 2023
Feb 02, 2023
How to Use Avoid, Prevent - January 27, 2023
Jan 27, 2023
Release and Relief - January 19, 2023
Jan 19, 2023
To Do or Create - January 13, 2023
Jan 13, 2023
Veggie, Vegetarian, or Vegan? - January 05, 2023
Jan 05, 2023
Nation or Country? - December 29, 2022
Dec 29, 2022
Able or Ible - December 22, 2022
Dec 22, 2022
Already or Yet? - December 15, 2022
Dec 15, 2022
All About Clothes - December 09, 2022
Dec 09, 2022
Decrease or Reduce - November 30, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Restrain, Refrain, or Restrict? - November 22, 2022
Nov 22, 2022
Verbing Nouns - November 18, 2022
Nov 18, 2022
Haven v. Sanctuary - November 09, 2022
Nov 09, 2022
Still and Yet - November 04, 2022
Nov 04, 2022
According to v. As Per - October 27, 2022
Oct 27, 2022
Is It Pointless or Futile - October 19, 2022
Oct 19, 2022
Inflicting Confusion Afflict v. Inflict - October 13, 2022
Oct 13, 2022
Talking Stormy Weather - October 05, 2022
Oct 05, 2022
What is a Wild Card? - September 29, 2022
Sep 29, 2022
Memory Problems Remember v Recall - September 21, 2022
Sep 21, 2022
NASA Makes Final Preparations to Crash Spacecraft into Asteroid - September 15, 2022
Sep 15, 2022
Energy v. Power - September 15, 2022
Sep 15, 2022
Big Trouble with Three Little Words – In, On and At - September 08, 2022
Sep 08, 2022
Deplete v. Evacuate - August 31, 2022
Aug 31, 2022
Proper Adjectives 2 - August 23, 2022
Aug 23, 2022
Proper Adjectives Part 1 - August 18, 2022
Aug 18, 2022
Refuse v. Reject - August 11, 2022
Aug 11, 2022
Mine v. Quarry - August 04, 2022
Aug 04, 2022
Heritage v. Inheritance - July 28, 2022
Jul 28, 2022
Famous v. Popular - July 21, 2022
Jul 21, 2022
Is it a.m. or p.m.? - July 14, 2022
Jul 14, 2022
Linking Verbs vs. Helping Verbs - July 08, 2022
Jul 08, 2022
To Me vs For Me - June 30, 2022
Jun 30, 2022
Other vs Another - June 22, 2022
Jun 22, 2022
What vs. Which - June 16, 2022
Jun 16, 2022
Mission vs. Assignment - June 09, 2022
Jun 09, 2022
Using Hyphens with Compound Nouns - June 02, 2022
Jun 02, 2022
Using Hyphens - May 26, 2022
May 26, 2022
Beg to Differ and Other Expressions of Disagreement - May 19, 2022
May 19, 2022
Never Mind and It Doesn't Matter - May 12, 2022
May 12, 2022
Learning New Words: Parts of Speech and Suffixes Part 2 - May 04, 2022
May 04, 2022
Learning New Words: Parts of Speech and Suffixes - April 28, 2022
Apr 28, 2022
With and Within - April 20, 2022
Apr 20, 2022
Reflexive Pronoun “Oneself” and “By Oneself” - April 13, 2022
Apr 13, 2022
Crazy and Insane - April 04, 2022
Apr 04, 2022
Daily - March 24, 2022
Mar 24, 2022
Everyday and Every Day - March 22, 2022
Mar 22, 2022
Even - March 11, 2022
Mar 11, 2022
A Lot and Lot - March 08, 2022
Mar 08, 2022
All Right and Alright - March 03, 2022
Mar 03, 2022
In or Under Quarantine? - February 24, 2022
Feb 24, 2022
Turn or Make a Turn? - February 16, 2022
Feb 16, 2022
Should We Think ‘Outside’ or 'Outside of' the Box? - February 09, 2022
Feb 09, 2022
Best and Most - February 02, 2022
Feb 02, 2022
Stand and Stay - January 26, 2022
Jan 26, 2022
Restore and Recover - January 20, 2022
Jan 20, 2022
Even Though and Even If - January 06, 2022
Jan 06, 2022
Rather, Quite and So - January 04, 2022
Jan 04, 2022
What Do Americans Say at the New Year? - December 10, 2021
Dec 10, 2021
What does Season's Greetings Mean? - December 09, 2021
Dec 09, 2021
Goal and Aim - December 03, 2021
Dec 03, 2021
Using Punctuation Marks - November 30, 2021
Nov 30, 2021
Register, Sign in and Log in - November 30, 2021
Nov 30, 2021
Pretend and Imitation - November 29, 2021
Nov 29, 2021
Anymore, Any Longer, No Longer - November 17, 2021
Nov 17, 2021
All About 'About' - November 01, 2021
Nov 01, 2021
Sometimes, Sometime and Some Time - October 22, 2021
Oct 22, 2021
Pill, Drug and Medicine - October 18, 2021
Oct 18, 2021
Will and Want - October 18, 2021
Oct 18, 2021
Anyway and Similar Words - September 30, 2021
Sep 30, 2021
Each Other and One Another - September 30, 2021
Sep 30, 2021
Drop By and Drop In - September 27, 2021
Sep 27, 2021
Everyone and Every One - September 21, 2021
Sep 21, 2021
Is It 'by Train' or 'with Train'? - September 10, 2021
Sep 10, 2021
Can You Start a Sentence with 'Because'? - September 08, 2021
Sep 08, 2021
What Are 'Clergymen'? - August 27, 2021
Aug 27, 2021
America's People and American People - August 25, 2021
Aug 25, 2021
True or Real? - August 17, 2021
Aug 17, 2021
Can You Use ‘Maybe’ and ‘Will’ Together? - August 10, 2021
Aug 10, 2021
Remind or Remember? - August 04, 2021
Aug 04, 2021
As, While or Meanwhile? - July 28, 2021
Jul 28, 2021
Can and Can’t: Hearing the Difference - July 19, 2021
Jul 19, 2021
On the Corner or at the Corner? - June 25, 2021
Jun 25, 2021
Horse or Mule? - June 23, 2021
Jun 23, 2021
What Is a Party? - June 23, 2021
Jun 23, 2021
Why Do We Say, 'How Come?' - June 16, 2021
Jun 16, 2021
Finally, Eventually, Ultimately: What’s the Difference? - June 09, 2021
Jun 09, 2021
The Difference between Will and Would - June 04, 2021
Jun 04, 2021
How to Use ‘Between’ and ‘Among’ - May 25, 2021
May 25, 2021
City, District, County, Town: What Are the Differences? - May 19, 2021
May 19, 2021
How to Use ‘When’ and ‘While’ - May 17, 2021
May 17, 2021
Magazine or Journal? - May 06, 2021
May 06, 2021
Should I Fix It or Repair It? - April 29, 2021
Apr 29, 2021
Is It a Couch or a Sofa? - April 21, 2021
Apr 21, 2021
Make or Create? - April 14, 2021
Apr 14, 2021
Buy and Pay - April 08, 2021
Apr 08, 2021
Have and Eat - March 31, 2021
Mar 31, 2021
Nutrients and Nutrition - March 24, 2021
Mar 24, 2021
The Many Kinds of Roads - March 18, 2021
Mar 18, 2021
Then and Than - March 09, 2021
Mar 09, 2021
It's and Its - March 03, 2021
Mar 03, 2021
The Difference Between Up to, Until, and Till - February 18, 2021
Feb 18, 2021
The Different Ways to Use the Word ‘Work’ - February 11, 2021
Feb 11, 2021
The Difference Between ‘Task’ and ‘Assignment’ - February 03, 2021
Feb 03, 2021
Ways to Use the Word 'Strong' - January 25, 2021
Jan 25, 2021
The Difference Between Technology and Technique - January 21, 2021
Jan 21, 2021
The Difference between Try and Attempt - January 13, 2021
Jan 13, 2021
Can a Sentence Begin with 'And' or 'But'? - January 11, 2021
Jan 11, 2021
Saying 'No' Politely - December 16, 2020
Dec 16, 2020
Say ‘Yes, I am’ not ‘Yes I’m’ - December 09, 2020
Dec 09, 2020
‘How Long’ and ‘How Much Time’ - December 03, 2020
Dec 03, 2020
Anything and Nothing - November 25, 2020
Nov 25, 2020
Friendship Idioms - November 18, 2020
Nov 18, 2020
Produce and Construct - November 10, 2020
Nov 10, 2020
Job and Career - November 03, 2020
Nov 03, 2020
Chicken Legs and Face Masks - November 02, 2020
Nov 02, 2020
Silent Letters - October 21, 2020
Oct 21, 2020
Little and Small - October 15, 2020
Oct 15, 2020
American Breakfast - October 13, 2020
Oct 13, 2020
Take and Get - October 01, 2020
Oct 01, 2020
Almost a Dream: Going to College from Home - September 25, 2020
Sep 25, 2020
Let and Leave - September 23, 2020
Sep 23, 2020
Path and Way - September 16, 2020
Sep 16, 2020
Glad and Happy - September 10, 2020
Sep 10, 2020
Is 'Heads Up' Too Informal? - September 03, 2020
Sep 03, 2020
Beyond and Behind - August 28, 2020
Aug 28, 2020
World War II Terms: Long Johns, Gremlins and Big Wheels - August 20, 2020
Aug 20, 2020
Novel or New Coronavirus? - August 12, 2020
Aug 12, 2020
Place, Location, and Position - August 05, 2020
Aug 05, 2020
Using ‘Do’ in Positive Statements - July 30, 2020
Jul 30, 2020
Problem, Issue, or Matter? - July 22, 2020
Jul 22, 2020
After and Afterward - July 15, 2020
Jul 15, 2020
Hello, Teacher! - July 07, 2020
Jul 07, 2020
Scores, Marks, Points and Grades - July 01, 2020
Jul 01, 2020
Though, Throughout and Go Through - June 25, 2020
Jun 25, 2020
Kindly and Please - June 17, 2020
Jun 17, 2020
Loose and Lose - June 10, 2020
Jun 10, 2020
Not and No - June 04, 2020
Jun 04, 2020
How Can I Sound More American? - May 28, 2020
May 28, 2020
When Was Last Tuesday? - May 20, 2020
May 20, 2020
Epidemic and Pandemic - May 14, 2020
May 14, 2020
Just and Only - May 06, 2020
May 06, 2020
How to Talk About Staying Safe - May 01, 2020
May 01, 2020
Buy and Purchase - April 22, 2020
Apr 22, 2020
Ask and Demand - April 17, 2020
Apr 17, 2020
Very and Too - April 09, 2020
Apr 09, 2020
Ever or Never? - April 02, 2020
Apr 02, 2020
Affect or Effect? - March 26, 2020
Mar 26, 2020
Electric, Electrical, or Electronic? - March 23, 2020
Mar 23, 2020
What Are the Best Ways to Study at Home? - March 12, 2020
Mar 12, 2020
Sport or Sports? - March 05, 2020
Mar 05, 2020
Many Ways to Say You’re Welcome - February 28, 2020
Feb 28, 2020
How to Learn About American Culture - February 21, 2020
Feb 21, 2020
How Can I Improve My English Pronunciation? (Part 2) - February 06, 2020
Feb 06, 2020
How Can I Improve My English Pronunciation? (Part 1) - February 06, 2020
Feb 06, 2020
How Do I Improve My Listening Skills, Part 2? - January 28, 2020
Jan 28, 2020
How Do I Improve My Listening Skills, Part 1? - January 21, 2020
Jan 21, 2020
Ask a Teacher: How do I continue a conversation in English? - January 10, 2020
Jan 10, 2020
How Do I Get Better at Speaking English? - January 02, 2020
Jan 02, 2020
How Do I Improve My English? - January 02, 2020
Jan 02, 2020
Questions with 'Be' and 'Do' - December 19, 2019
Dec 19, 2019
Should I Use 'Make' or 'Do?' - December 16, 2019
Dec 16, 2019
Thanking You in So Many Ways - December 13, 2019
Dec 13, 2019
What Is Going On? What’s Up? How Is It Going? - December 04, 2019
Dec 04, 2019
Farther or Further? - November 25, 2019
Nov 25, 2019
Trust or Believe? - November 20, 2019
Nov 20, 2019
Close or Near? - November 14, 2019
Nov 14, 2019
Trying, or Doing One’s Best - November 06, 2019
Nov 06, 2019
Some or Any? - October 30, 2019
Oct 30, 2019
Each or Every? - October 24, 2019
Oct 24, 2019
How Do You Feel Or How Are You? - October 17, 2019
Oct 17, 2019
Certainly or Of Course? - October 10, 2019
Oct 10, 2019
What Do You Do or What Are You Doing? - October 03, 2019
Oct 03, 2019
Have You Ever 'Wondered?' - September 26, 2019
Sep 26, 2019
Wait or Await? - September 18, 2019
Sep 18, 2019
English at the Movies, or English at the Films? - September 13, 2019
Sep 13, 2019
Do Divide And Separate Mean the Same Thing? - September 04, 2019
Sep 04, 2019
Habits, Customs and Traditions - How Are They Different? - August 30, 2019
Aug 30, 2019
More and Many - August 23, 2019
Aug 23, 2019
Certificated and Certified - August 15, 2019
Aug 15, 2019
‘Say’ Something, ‘Tell’ Someone - August 08, 2019
Aug 08, 2019
When to ‘Come Back’ and When to ‘Go Back’ - August 01, 2019
Aug 01, 2019