English Learning for Curious Minds

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Summary

It's the most visited website in the world, with 80,000 searches per second. But have you ever actually wondered how it really works?

Full transcript, key vocabulary, and bonus episodes available on www.leonardoenglish.com

Show Notes

It's the most visited website in the world, with 80,000 searches per second. But have you ever actually wondered how it really works?

In today's episode we'll take a look at how this technology giant really works.

  • πŸ”  Alphabet & Google
  • πŸ–₯ What does 'The Internet' actually mean?
  • πŸ•· Google Spider
  • πŸ€” How does Google decide what results to show you?
  • ❓ How does Google decide how websites are good or bad?
  • πŸ“Š Relevance, Quality, and User Experience
  • πŸ’΅ How Google makes $6,000 a second
  • πŸ›Ž How Google Ads work
  • πŸ’Why advertisers pay almost $1,000 for one click
  • πŸ“ 3 weird facts about Google - 1) How many new queries are asked every day, 2) How far a search travels and 3) How many computers are used in a single Google search?


Key vocabulary: On the hunt, Junk, Crawlers, Algorithm, Scanning, Adopt, Straightforward, Obscure, Trustworthy, Likewise, Popups, Tend, Tradeoff, Delicate, Distinctive, Rank, Auction, Bid, Indicate, Asbestos, Bidding, Implications, Round trip, Scratched the surface

Full transcript and key vocabulary available on the website www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/how-google-works

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Learning English shouldn't be boring. It should open your mind.

English Learning for Curious Minds is a podcast aimed at intermediate level English speakers and above, where listeners learn fascinating things about the world while learning English.

There's no small-talk, no boring grammar exercises or vocabulary drills.

You'll learn English by listening, by hearing real conversations and real English, spoken by native speakers, and at a speed you can understand.

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It's English learning, but for curious minds.

What is English Learning for Curious Minds?

Are you looking for a more interesting way to to learn English?

English Learning for Curious Minds is where you can learn English from native speakers while learning fascinating things about the world.

Every episode comes with a transcript & key vocabulary and is spoken at a speed you can understand.

Join listeners from 155 countries and discover the most interesting way to improve your English while expanding your mind.

Find the bonus episodes, transcripts, key vocabulary, and learning materials at www.leonardoenglish.com