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12. Pandemonium - Going Viral

Jay & Gee check-in for an update on surviving the corona-virus with some of the whackier pandemic news items.
Special Guest L makes her debut and explains how five-year-olds fill their time during lockdown.

11. Brazilians Abroad - Toronto

'What caught my eye' - a footballer takes a dive, a werewolf takes to the sky, a road takes a wrong turn, and a hyena accepts an unusual job. 
Brazilian's Abroad - Vinicius Xavier describes learning to live with the cold of Canada's east coast 
'English Guru' - lost in translation - a Google tip put to the test

10. The Headhunter

'What caught my eye' - the Carnival buzz, property prices and an Indian murder mystery
Interview - executive search consultant Renata Vasconcelos talks about what she looks for in a CEO 
'English Guru' - some tricky transitive and intransitive verbs

9. Cultural Differences

'What caught my eye' -  Airline etiquette, equality for men, hawking haggis and more deadly beer.
Cultural Differences - Jay & Gee discuss some of the quirks of living in Brazil.
'English Guru' - UK v USA vocabulary - some common terms compared

8. The Fiddler

'What caught my eye' - Mexican beer virus, a prison break and a Duke incommoded 

Interview - violinist Peter Harris discusses playing Bluegrass in São Paulo and how not to order paçoca!

'English Guru' - so v such, and prepositions of time

7. The Economist

'What caught my eye' - Airport rankings, mystery mogul, Rapunzel Syndrome and more dung
Interview - economist Tales Rabelo answers the questions we've been dying to ask
'English Guru' - a versus an, and hope versus wish

6. The Style Counsel

'What caught my eye' - speeds traps and banana skins, plus a Brazilian expression explained
Interview - personal stylist Carlos Marinho talks about the difference between fashion and style
'English Guru' - tricky plurals and pronouncing that terrible 'th'

5. Brazilian Expressions II

'What caught my eye' - Neo visits Mogi, Jay visits Colorado, the Selic slides and the British vote
'Dar uma bronca' - Brazilian Expressions II and their US/UK equivalents
'English Guru' - silent but deadly (words with silent letters)

4. Wunderlust

'What caught my eye' - Leo the Arsonist, crypto-criminals and elephant dung!

 Interview - lawyer Pablo Jacinto talks about jacking it all in and travelling the world

'English Guru' - the subject-verb agreement face-off!

3. US Film School

'What caught my eye' - Uber woes and visa joy

 Interview - Luiza Simon discusses what it's like to go to Film School in the USA

'English Guru' - pronouncing 'call' and spot the non-countable noun

2. Brazilian Expressions!

'What caught my eye' - STF ruling,  legalized weed, dodgy cachaça and dying on the job!' 
'Pra inglês ver' - Brazilian expressions and their US/UK equivalents
'English Guru' - spelling 'perceive' and 'make v do'

1. Why We Are Here

'What caught my eye' - Trump, Route 66, bank robbers, Brexit and dengue!
'Why we are here' - who are hosts Jay and Gee and how did they end up in São Paulo?
'English Guru' - pronouncing 'world' and '14 v 40'

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