Counterfeit Jewelry

Counterfeit Jewelry

The headline we will use for this class was published in the New York Times on November 21st, 2022. Jewelry Counterfeits: The Age-Old Problem Just Keeps Growing Jewelry counterfeits. What’s that? Jewelry ‘are’ those items that you might wear around your...
Are Bailouts the ‘New Normal’?

Are Bailouts the ‘New Normal’?

Hi friends. In this lesson, you will see what the word ‘bailout’ means, and you will also learn the expressions ‘to dole out’ and ‘to turn on the fiscal taps’. Before I get underway, I do want to mention that I was traveling in...
The Hybrid Workplace | English Lesson

The Hybrid Workplace | English Lesson

In today’s podcast, we are going to look at what has become a reality for many of you: hybrid work. And by hybrid work, I mean when you some of your job at your traditional place of work, and some of it at home… or at some other place.  Human resource departments and...
Foreign Direct Investment | English Lesson

Foreign Direct Investment | English Lesson

Our topic today? Foreign Direct Investment, also known as FDI. Vocabulary Economic territory: the areas under the effective economic control of a single government. Residence: the economic territory where the enterprise has its main economic interest. Foreign Parent:...
Mortgage Loans | English Lesson

Mortgage Loans | English Lesson

This is podcast number two, and today our topic is mortgage loans. This is an important topic since mortgage loans are popular worldwide. For example, did you know that the global mortgage market is estimated to be more than six-and-a-half trillion US dollars? It’s...