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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

September 6, 2021

[Adulting] Episode 56: 5 Stages of Grief

Grief is universal. At some point in everyone’s life, there will be at least one encounter with grief. It may be from the death of a loved one, the loss of a job, the end of a relationship, or any other change that alters life as you know it.In this episode, we're going to talk about 5 stages of grief that human are commonly experience when they're facing hardship of losing someone they love. For our SETlers who are dealing with this process, just believe that you'll get through this and there always be a light at the end of the tunnel.  Let us know if you like this episode, by dropping your comment on our IG: englistoday or our youtube channel: englishtodayindonesia.

August 23, 2021

[Money Talk] Mistakes that Will Never Make You Rich

Hi SETlers! How's your financial situation during this pandemic? Learning from the mistakes of others can make a big difference in helping you to achieve greatness and wealth in life.That's why in this special episode, Kiky and Gio are explaining  5 mistakes that will never make you rich. Let us know if you like these ideas and give us your comment what other topic would you like to listen from us on our IG: englishtoday or youtube: englishtodayindonesia.

August 9, 2021

Episode 54 [Greens and Beans] Vaccination, is it necessary?

Hi SETlers! COVID-19 has spread quickly and widely and is even deadlier that before. When enough people in the community are vaccinated, it slows down the spread of disease. Achieving herd immunity is a long-term goal. It usually requires a large amount of the population to be vaccinated. The only way to achieve it, is to start with you! Are you vaccinated? In this episode, Kiky and Gio explain how the vaccine works, the benefits, and even the facts and myths about vaccination. Don’t miss this episode and let us know your comment on our IG: englishtoday or youtube: englishtodayindonesia.

July 26, 2021

[Brain Juice] Becoming Good at Public Speaking

Hi SETlers! Do you dread public speaking? Join the club! Along with death and spiders, it's what people fear most. However, being an effective presenter is critical for anyone who is (or aspires to be) in a leadership position.

 

 In fact, certain presentations can be downright career defining. The good news is that, with thorough preparation and practice, you can overcome your nervousness and perform exceptionally well.

 

In this episode, Gio and Kiky explain how to prepare your next presentation/ speech. Let us know if it's useful or if you still have any questions, write your comments on our IG: englishtoday or youtube channel: englishtodayindonesia.

July 12, 2021

[Kampung Nusantara] The story of Rendang

Hello SETlers! Welcome back to our new episode! This time, we'll have a mouth-watering topic about an Indonesian cuisine. Certain cuisines are a symbol of identity to each region due to its unique taste and characteristics, that is different in their own way.
Rendang is one of the most delicious Indonesian dishes that is known globally because of their deliciousness. Who doesn’t know that this dish is made of beef? It is then smeared with traditional spices and coconut milk which takes days in its process. Kiky and Gio are going to talk about fun facts of Rendang. So, make sure you listen/ watch us when you are full, because this episode is going to make you want to eat Rendang :)  We'd like to know your opinion about how would you describe Rendang? Write your comment on our IG: English today or on our Youtube Channel: English Today Indonesia. We'll be waiting!

June 28, 2021

[English Today] Improve your fluency through TV shows

Hi SETlers! Are you fans of American or British TV shows and movies ? Do you realize that you are actually learning new vocabulary and improving your listening skills by watching TV series and movies in English? Television programs are one way to pick up conversational English skills and new words. However, the process of learning to speak English requires a student to be far more active than simply turning on the TV and watching. Unfortunately, English words and phrases will not be automatically added to your vocabulary through passive activities. In this episode, Kiky and Gio are giving tips on how to maximize your learning potential by watching TV shows and, in turn, receiving the most benefit for your English skills. Also, they give some TV show recommendations that are suitable for English learners. Let us know what your favourite TV shows that help with your English learning are, by writing a comment on our IG @englishtoday. We'll be waiting and we hope it helps!

June 14, 2021

[Greens and Beans] Do you have ‘Zoom fatigue’?

Hello SETlers!! Welcome back to our new episode which is exactly the 50th episode! This time, we'll talk about an interesting topic about online meeting. Have you ever logged out of your last Zoom meeting for the day and found yourself completely drained?
If so, you’re not alone. A lot of people are dealing with Zoom fatigue (sometimes called virtual fatigue). It refers to the exhaustion you feel after any kind of video call or conference. Gio and Kiky are going to talk more about how to identify zoom fatigue and how to deal with it. If you have any questions or comments, let us know on IG: englishtoday. Have a great Monday all!