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Hi English learners!

Welcome to SET (Speak English Today), a weekly podcast where we have a 15-minute (or so) conversation. We’re happy to announce that we’re back with more interesting concept and topics. We’ll be having guest stars from time to time and we’re now on youtube (@englishtodayindonesia), so you can see us too, so go check us out!

Hope you find our podcast useful for improving your English skills.

With Love,
Gio and Kiky

January 17, 2022

Back to office, are you ready?

Tim WFO angkat tangan! Kebanyakan perusahaan udah mulai kerja dari kantor, nih. Kantor kamu, gimana? Udah WFO atau masih WFH? Di episode ini, Kiki sama Gio bakal bahas tentang kenangan-kenangan mereka pas WFO plus culture apa aja sih yang dibutuhin pas WFH. Yuk, kita dengerin obrolan asyik Gio sama Kiki. Tapi ada syaratnya! 

Dengerin podcast ada syaratnya? 🤔 
Iya! Karena di podcast ini ada reading exercise-nya, kalian harus baca artikelnya dulu yah. Bisa langsung dibaca di 
https://www.pwc.com/us/en/services/governance-insights-center/library/covid-19-returning-workplace-boards.html yups.

Habis baca, boleh nii kita denger pendapat SETlers tentang WFH atau WFO. Drop your thought in the comment box below.

January 3, 2022

Short Sleeper VS Long Sleeper

Hello SETLers! 

In this episode, we'll have a listening exercise about a type of person who is either a short sleeper or a long sleeper. Try to listen to the reading passage read by Kiky and Gio, and then answer the questions. Let us know if you got it all correct or is there some wrong answers. And oh, which one are you? are you a short sleeper or a long sleeper? 

 

January 3, 2022

What are you looking forward to this year?

Hi SETlers! Ini episode pertama di 2022, lho, SETlers.
What are you looking forward to this year?
It is exciting to expect something! Disini Gio dan Kiki share tentang apa yang mereka nanti-nantikan di tahun 2022.
Nah, kalau SETlers, ada nggak hal yang kalian tunggu-tunggu juga di tahun 2022?
Try to answer this question in English by leaving a comment on this post.
Gio dan Kiki udah kasih contoh, lho. Now, it's your turn!

You can watch and listen to this podcast on
Spotify: Speak English Today
YouTube: English Today
Instagram: @englishtoday

December 6, 2021

[Kampung Nusantara] Indonesian Mindboggling Moments

Hello SETlers! Have you ever had a moment where you think it's normal but it's not considered normal by other people who are not Indonesian and you can only say ' it's such a typical Indonesian!'. Indonesians have unique behaviors that other people from different countries might find it mind boggling. In this episode, we are sharing our Indonesian mind boggling moments which perhaps is rather personal and everyone else might not find it relatable, but at least these are the things that we considered as 'mind boggling'. Tell us your thoughts about your Indonesian mind boggling moment to our IG: englishtoday or youtube:englishtodayindonesia.  

November 22, 2021

[Money Talk] Responding to ”tell me about yourself” in an interview

Hi SETlers!! This is our episode focusing on your reading comprehension, so before you listen to this one, have a read at this link and then listen to our discussion about responding to an interview. Hopefully, this will help you to gain new insight about how to respond on your next job interview in a better way.

https://qz.com/work/2056746/what-to-do-when-a-job-interviewer-says-tell-me-about-yourself/

 

Please let us know your thoughts about this episode, and if you have an idea on what should we talk about next, feel free to write us on IG:englishtoday or youtube: englishtodayindonesia.

November 8, 2021

[English Today] Say These During Your Discussion

Hi SETlers! Welcome back to our new episode focusing on business English conversation, especially when you're facing your colleagues, boss or clients. Have you ever felt confused on how to say 'No' to your colleague or boss the right way because you don't want to sound confusing or might create a misunderstanding in your sentence?  We are giving you some alternatives to express your thoughts without feeling guilty delivering it. Let us know if you find it helpful and give us some of your suggestions on what should be the next topic that we should discuss by writing your comment on our IG: englishtoday or youtube: englishtodayindonesia.

November 1, 2021

[English Today] Queen: Rock Legends

Hello SETlers! This is our new concept on our episode whereby we are focusing on enhancing your listening skills by reading an article/ story about something, in this one, we will talk about a famous legendary rock band ' Queen' in the 70s. Feel free to prepare for your notes and pen to answer the questions that we'll be asking after reading the article for you. The good news is, you can repeat the audio if you still haven't got the answers yet. Hope you find it useful SETlers! Happy listening!