Happy English Podcast
Happy English Podcast
Michael DiGiacomo Happy English
Learn English with the Happy English Podcast. Fun, practical, and useful English lessons for students of all levels and ages. Learn American English idioms, phrasal verbs, pronunciation, confusing vocabulary, grammar and more! Get Happy, Get English. Happ
563 – 6 Wind Idioms
Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better. When I took my dog for a walk this morning, it was really cold and windy. The wind is what makes it feel cold. I’m glad I had my mask on and up…that helped keep me warm. No matter what the weather, it’s got to ... Read More
Nov 23
7 min
562 – Using CATCH
Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better. Building up your vocabulary is always a good thing and today, I’d like to help you out by talking about the word CATCH. Actually, we’re going to look at ten different ways we use catch. Keep in mind, catch is an irregular verb, and the ... Read More
Nov 17
6 min
560 – Agree TO Agree ON Agree With
Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better. Today, I want to talk about a grammar and vocabulary point that is a good example of just how weird English is. The verb AGREE is used with the prepositions with, to, and on and even without a preposition. But the meaning and usage is ... Read More
Nov 2
5 min
559 – GET vs. HAVE Causatives
Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better. It’s almost Halloween, and like most everything else, because of COVID-19, there probably won’t be any trick or treaters this year. The only way we’re going to get away from this nighmare is to keep those masks up and be sure to social distance. Together, ... Read More
Oct 26
4 min
558 – Chilly, Cool, &  Cool Idioms
Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better. I went to the grocery store this weekend and there were lots of pumpkins for sale. It’s really the fall, isn’t it. Fall. Autumn? Fall? Last week, one of my students asked me about the difference between the words fall and autumn. Basically, both words ... Read More
Oct 19
7 min
557 – 10 Ways To Use WILL
Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better. It’s middle of October, and that means it’s fall in New York…Fresh apples and my favorite seasonal drink, apple cider. What a great season! Unfortunately, it’s still corona season, so please…keep those masks up and be sure to social distance. As I’m sure you know, ... Read More
Oct 12
7 min
556 – At Hand, On Hand, & In Hand
Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better. Seems like here in New York, summer is over and it’s really feeling like Fall outside. Unfortunately, it’s still corona season, so please…keep those masks up and be sure to social distance. The other day, one of my students asked me about the difference between ... Read More
Oct 6
6 min
555 – The Perfect Match
Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better. For today’s English lesson, we’re going to have a look at how we use the word match, and how we can talk about things and people that match. Let’s get the ball rolling! Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English ... Read More
Sep 28
5 min
554 – Big vs. Large
Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better. What’s the difference between big and large? This is a question that my students often ask. Big and large are very similar in meaning but the way that we use these words is different. For today’s English lesson, we’re going to have a look at ... Read More
Sep 21
6 min
553 – Mean, Meant, & Meant To
Hey guys it’s Michael here from Happy English and I help people speak English better. Ahh, we’ve had another week of comfortable, cool fall weather. It seems like summer has hit the road and fall is coming back. And remember, keeping your mask up and social distancing works well in any season! Today, we’re going to look at how we ... Read More
Sep 16
5 min
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