English For International Students

Synopsis

This show aims to provide interesting information to graduate international students who are interested in polishing their English and gaining a deeper perspective on U.S. American culture.

Episodes

  • Episode 12 Our Experience with Job Interviews

    Episode 12 Our Experience with Job Interviews

    09/04/2017 Duration: 16min

    In this episode, Elizabeth and Linley discuss their personal experiences interviewing and being interviewed for jobs and share a few tips.

  • Episode 11 Number Pronunciation

    Episode 11 Number Pronunciation

    01/04/2017 Duration: 08min

    In this language focus episode, Linley and Elizabeth discuss best practices for pronouncing numbers such as individual sounds and word stress.

  • Episode 10 Going to the doctor Part II

    Episode 10 Going to the doctor Part II

    26/03/2017 Duration: 14min

    In this episode, you'll hear the remainder of the interview with Tim Fox as he gives advice for how to interact with the doctor and navigate the clinic system.

  • Episode 8

    Episode 8

    25/02/2017 Duration: 38min

    In this episode, you'll hear from Linley's mom, L'Anna, and Rachael Winfrey talking about housing. We discuss important points to consider from the perspective of both a landlord and tenant.

  • Episode 7.5

    Episode 7.5

    21/05/2016 Duration: 07min

    In this episode, you'll hear an introduction to thought groups and some important announcements about the podcast.

  • Episode 7 How to motivate students

    Episode 7 How to motivate students

    15/05/2016 Duration: 22min

    In this episode, you will hear Dr. William Lan, an Educational Psychologist, discuss how teachers can motivate their students. Students could also use themselves to enhance their own motivation as learners!

  • Episode 6.5 West Texas Dialect

    Episode 6.5 West Texas Dialect

    07/05/2016 Duration: 15min

    In this language focus episode, you will hear a discussion of some terms and pronunciation pattern of a West Texas accent.

  • Episode 6 Interview cont.

    Episode 6 Interview cont.

    03/05/2016 Duration: 24min

    In this episode, you'll hear the remainder of the interview with Linley's dad, Jeff. In this half of the interview, Jeff talks about sales practices and gives tips to consumers.

  • Episode 5.5 Vocabulary from Previous Episode

    Episode 5.5 Vocabulary from Previous Episode

    23/04/2016 Duration: 20min

    In this episode, you'll hear a discussion of key vocabulary terms from last week's episode.

  • Episode 5 Small business in the U.S.

    Episode 5 Small business in the U.S.

    16/04/2016 Duration: 21min

    In this episode, Linley's dad, Jeff, talks about owning a small business in the U.S. and provides insight into the hiring practices of U.S. managers.

  • Episode 4.5 Prominence and Contrasts

    Episode 4.5 Prominence and Contrasts

    08/04/2016 Duration: 06min

    In this episode, we discuss how you can use prominence to make contrasting concepts clear.

  • Episode 4 Cultural Transition

    Episode 4 Cultural Transition

    01/04/2016 Duration: 27min

    In this episode, you'll hear from Eve and Ruben regarding their experience with cultural transition as international students.

  • Episode 3.5 Idioms Unpacked

    Episode 3.5 Idioms Unpacked

    26/03/2016 Duration: 22min

    In this episode we discuss idioms and expressions you heard in episode 3. Check out our blog to find the list!

  • Episode 3 Meet the EIS Team

    Episode 3 Meet the EIS Team

    13/03/2016 Duration: 26min

    Meet Rachel, Rachel, and Linley, the EIS team!

  • Episode 2.5 Tone Choice Unpacked

    Episode 2.5 Tone Choice Unpacked

    04/03/2016 Duration: 14min

    Learn more about how your tone choices affect how listeners interpret your message.

  • Episode 2 Education in Mongolia and the U.S.

    Episode 2 Education in Mongolia and the U.S.

    26/02/2016 Duration: 28min

    Hear a Mongolian international student's perspective on education in the U.S. Learn about high context culture and low context culture and share your thoughts with us!

  • Episode 1.5 Prominence Unpacked

    Episode 1.5 Prominence Unpacked

    19/02/2016 Duration: 10min

    In this episode, we will further discuss prominence and how using it effectively will help you communicate and understand meaning.

  • Episode 1 Grad School Admissions and Valentines Day

    Episode 1 Grad School Admissions and Valentine's Day

    12/02/2016 Duration: 33min

    Hear an interview with advice and information about applying for grad school from TTU's Director of Graduate Admissions. Learn about the history of Valentine's Day in Culture Corner. The Language Focus for this episode is Prominence.

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