#390: How to Answer “HOW ARE YOU?” in English Conversations — Stop Saying “FINE, THANKS!”, and Learn 25 Ways to Start a REAL conversation

Join us in this episode, where we share some practical alternatives to the classic “How are you?” We explore various ways to ask about someone’s well-being and offer creative responses to these questions, helping you sound more natural and engaging in your conversations. Whether you’re chatting with your English-speaking friends or colleagues, or you are about to make some new friends while traveling, this episode equips you with the tools to keep your real-life conversations running smoothly.

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Words You’ll Learn in the App

  • Stop dead in one’s tracks
  • Pick one’s brain
  • Peachy
  • Hang in there
  • Go-to
  • Spill the beans
  • Catch up with someone
  • Ace up one’s sleeve
  • Come out of one’s shell
  • Resilient

And many more in the app.

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  • Francesca Salvi says:

    Hi guys, super useful lesson but… question: ” how is it going?” exists?
    This is the first alternative to “how are you” that comes to my mind but I didn’t find it in your lesson…is it just something I have created or is it correct? Thanks and so grateful for all the commitment and passion you have for us students 🙏🤗!!!

    • Thomas Muller says:

      Hi there dear Francesca! It’s always amazing to see you taking all the opportunities to take your English to the next level!
      It exists! So, don’t worry! 😉

      Thank YOU for being an amazing member of our global community!

      Keep up the great work!