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Inflation | English Lesson

Inflation | English Lesson

https://youtu.be/xNdbvaBPlNA   Hello and welcome. My name is Alan Robert, and today is April 12th, 2022.   Our English vocabulary selection today has to do with inflation. We’ve touched upon inflation in recent previous podcasts when we have looked at the...

Drought and Desertification | English Lesson

Drought and Desertification | English Lesson

https://youtu.be/y0m75lCM8Vw Vocabulary: Drought: A long period of low rainfall, leading to a shortage of water. Desertification: Process in which fertile areas become increasingly arid and less productive. Soil: The black or brown upper layer of earth where plants...

Universal Basic Income (UBI) | English Lesson

Universal Basic Income (UBI) | English Lesson

https://youtu.be/P1tjhXrp6U8   Our English vocabulary today has to do with the idea of a universal basic income. It is a good time to pick up some new words related to this concept since there is a good chance that policymakers will begin talking about it more in...

The Supply and Price of Wheat | English Lesson

The Supply and Price of Wheat | English Lesson

https://youtu.be/5_leUPqPbMU Our English vocabulary today is related to the current impact and the future impact on the supply the price of wheat caused by the Russian invasion of Ukraine. If you are listening to this lesson on a podcast, I just want you to know that...

The Ukrainian Refugee Crisis | English Lesson

The Ukrainian Refugee Crisis | English Lesson

https://youtu.be/J-jjJm_rkVs Okay, let’s begin the lesson by introducing our key vocabulary.  Listen closely: To flee Border To seek refuge Sanctuary Burden Scheme Humanitarian relief   Let’s see what these words mean. Afterward, you’ll hear them used in a news...

A Sudden Increase in the Price of Oil and Gas | English Lesson

A Sudden Increase in the Price of Oil and Gas | English Lesson

https://youtu.be/_8yrVY4-Suc Let’s begin the lesson by introducing our key vocabulary. You will hear these words used later in the news summary, and I’ll repeat them to you one last time at the end. Listen closely: Spike: To increase suddenly and sharply. To spike....

Economic Sanctions and Their Effect on Currencies | English Lesson

Economic Sanctions and Their Effect on Currencies | English Lesson

https://youtu.be/m-HJUnVKCyA Hello and welcome. My name is Alan Robert, and today is March 01, 2022. Our vocabulary today is related to economic sanctions and their impact on currency. Here are our keywords and expressions. You will hear me use them later in context....

Cryptocurrency Worries | English Lesson

Cryptocurrency Worries | English Lesson

https://youtu.be/bllewFKaYxc Our topic today concerns cryptocurrency. Here are our keywords and expressions. You will hear me use them later in context. Listen closely: Buzz: This is slang. It means intense enthusiasm, interest, and excitement. Wave of the future: A...

Central Banks Raising Policy Rates | English Lesson

Central Banks Raising Policy Rates | English Lesson

https://youtu.be/5q8xeq0MyfA Our topic today concerns central bank policy rates. Here are our keywords and expressions. You will hear me use them in context a little later. Listen closely: Soaring Inflation: Inflation that increases quickly and substantially. Birds...