Podcast English Lessons

Total Podcasts: 324

Here are some examples of the latest podcast English lessons. If you want to see the full English lesson articles, then you can browse them all here. Or click on an image below to jump to that article.

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📮 idioms

The cure grey donkeys munching on grass. Tune in every day. Make it part of your routine. If you do it consistently, you will be amazed by how much easier English comes to you.

7 English Idioms That Use The Word Leg Ep 538

In this video podcast, I will explain idioms with the English word ‘leg’ in them. English idioms are an odd part of the English language, and not knowing about them can catch English language learners out. The best way to deal with them is to focus on the popular ones, the ones you are more likely to hear in an everyday English conversation. Today I’m going to break each idiom down into understandable parts and give you lots of examples. There is even a quiz to test yourself at the end.

Published

May 16, 2022

💬 Words: 2800

Length 14 min

📮 grammar

Two Alaskan brown bare fishing in a river. Want to improve your English skills? Perfect your pronunciation? Learn more about grammar and homonyms? Start today for free.

Yet Another Part Of Speech English Learners Struggle With-Homonyms Ep 537

English has some words which sound similar when you say them, and can even have the same spelling, but have a different meaning. Today we are going to talk about homonyms in our English grammar lesson, what they are, and why they are problematic for new English language learners. As usual, we provide lots of English listening practice to help you spot them and avoid confusion when you communicate with people using them.

Published

May 12, 2022

💬 Words: 2504

Length 13 min

📮 speaking

A photo of a lady being comforted by another lady, at a coffee table. An English speaking practice lesson focuses on the concept of empathy, a topic to help you improve your listening comprehension and pronunciation all you have to do is listen.

Today An English Speaking Practice Lesson On Empathy Ep 536

Today’s English speaking practice lesson, the topic I’m going to talk about is the concept of empathy. And because this is Adept English, you can increase your English vocabulary while also bettering your pronunciation and listening comprehension. So that’s the advantage of our listen and learn method, all you have to do is listen to improve your English fluency.

Published

May 09, 2022

💬 Words: 2528

Length 13 min

📮 grammar

A photo of a woman with a brightly coloured umbrella. This podcast will help you get to know modals better so you can use them confidently and correctly in your own speech and writing.

Parts Of Speech-English Modal Verbs Ep 535

Modal verbs are everywhere! They are a big part of speech in the English language. Frankly, in English we use them so much that after a while they become invisible to us native speakers. Which is why we need to make them visible again. That’s what this podcast is all about. Start learning English grammar the easy way, through listening.

Published

May 05, 2022

💬 Words: 2751

Length 14 min

📮 fluency

A photo of a gas meter and coins piled up. Do you want to learn how to speak English well? Then we can offer the most effective strategies to develop your English language skills.

If You Want To Speak English Fluently And Confidently-You Need To Listen Ep 534

Today we talk about living costs, rising energy bills and the impact of this on people’s lives. Whether you’re preparing for IELTS exams or just want to learn some new English vocabulary, we fill our podcast with tips and advice that will help you enhance your English-speaking skills.

Published

May 02, 2022

💬 Words: 2733

Length 14 min

📮 phrases

A photo of an old fashioned radio on a table. Spice up your English language learning. Learning with music delivers better results than just using plain text, and let’s be honest, who doesn’t like a bit of music while studying?

Memorising Common English Vocabulary And Phrases Using Music Ep 533

Today we are going to look at a memorising technique that uses music. We are going to see how you can apply this powerful learning approach to making learning English vocabulary and phrases easier. Music is a fantastic way to get new vocabulary into your brain. It’s an easy way to improve your English vocabulary and fluency. This is a method that I have found to be really effective and at the end of the podcast, I discuss the facts that support why it works.

Published

April 28, 2022

💬 Words: 2594

Length 13 min

📮 pronunciation

British and American flags fly over a green field. In today's show, I'm going to outline a few small differences between American and British pronunciation that may surprise you.

British Accents vs American Accents As We Practise English Pronunciation Ep 532

Today we are going to look at the differences between British English and American English pronunciation. Do you really want to sound more like James Bond, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Daniel Craig than a mix of Bill Murray, President Obama, and Ben Stiller? If you want to sound more British when you speak, rather than American, then this podcast will share some secrets that will help you understand why we sound the way we do.

Published

April 25, 2022

💬 Words: 2422

Length 13 min

📮 grammar

A visit to a green spring garden on an Easter weekend. Every day, we use countless verb tenses in English conversation. In today’s lesson, I’ll walk you through how native English speakers use tenses.

Learn English Verb Tenses Needed To Talk About Your Plans With Others Ep 531

Are you looking for the perfect resource to help you get confident in all those English verb tenses? In this lesson, you’ll find ALL the verb tenses typically used during an everyday English conversation. It’s crammed to capacity with examples of present simple and present perfect verbs, past simple forms, modal verbs and many more.

Published

April 21, 2022

💬 Words: 3458

Length 18 min

📮 listening

A man meditating in a green forest. An English language Listen & Learn podcast about the links between your mind and body. Improve your English listening skills while you learn a little more about why your brain works the way it does.

English Conversations For English Learners-Why Having A Big Brain Is Not Always An Advantage Ep 530

A podcast to help you learn English naturally and improve your English listening skills. Today we learn why we poor humans suffer more from fight or flight and why having a clever brain isn’t always an advantage. So while you learn new English vocabulary, build your long term English language memory and work on your listening comprehension, you will also gain an interesting insight into how we humans work at a mind and body level.

Published

April 18, 2022

💬 Words: 2866

Length 15 min

📮 speaking

US Military personnel using communications equipment. Learn English speaking Fluency with the Adept English language learning podcast. Giving you the confidence to speak English fluently.

A Sensible Attitude To Achieving Your English Speaking Fluency Goals Ep 529

If you want to learn to speak English fluently as quickly as possible, listening to this English podcast is a great place for you to start. We offer practical, free and proven English language learning techniques that hundreds of thousands of English language students listen to every month. Today we talk about what your expectations of how long it takes to learn to speak English fluently should be.

Published

April 14, 2022

💬 Words: 3091

Length 16 min

📮 pronunciation

A photograph of drummers learning rhythms. This podcast will help your English pronunciation be natural-sounding English using the Listen and Learn approach you love.

Learn To Pronounce And Speak English The Listen And Learn Way Ep 528

Many of your emails tell us that fixing your English pronunciation is one of the biggest issues you have as you move to spoken English fluency. Today I’m going to explain why learning English pronunciation is so difficult for some people. I’ll explain what you can do to fix well understood English specific pronunciation problems.

Published

April 11, 2022

💬 Words: 2990

Length 15 min

📮 fluency

A photo of a young student snoozing on a study desk with a dictionary. In this English language podcast I give you practical techniques to help leave your translation approach to learning behind and move to language fluency.

Avoid The Number 1 Barrier To English Language Fluency-Translating In Your Head Ep 527

Do you ever stop listening to someone while they’re speaking because you’re too busy translating what they’ve said? You are not alone! Lots of English language learners fall into the trap of language translation. The good news is you can learn to stop that slow translating process and move to true spoken English fluency with the strategies I set out in this English podcast lesson.

Published

April 07, 2022

💬 Words: 2349

Length 12 min

📮 phrases

A montage of faces representing different personalities. Learning these new English words and personality types can help you understand your work colleagues and friends better.

How Learning New English Words Can Help You Form Better Relationships Ep 526

Listening to today’s English language podcast and taking the suggested personality test will help you learn about the personality types you will encounter in your daily life. Learn about your own personality type, and its strengths and weaknesses, along with some useful common English vocabulary.

Published

April 04, 2022

💬 Words: 2728

Length 14 min

📮 pronunciation

A photograph of a horse race with colourful jockey shirts. Today we’ll listen to a recording of a very strong English accent, one you might have trouble understanding. We’ll help you improve your ability to understand this accent.

Improve Your Ability To Understand Speakers With A Strong English Accent Ep 525

Today we are going to go outside of our comfort zone and listen to an English speaker with a very strong accent. We don’t always get perfect recordings of English to listen to in real life. This English lesson will really challenge your listening skills and improve your appreciation of the problems you may experience and help you overcome them.

Published

March 31, 2022

💬 Words: 3043

Length 16 min

📮 grammar

A zoomed in photo of an English dictionary. This English grammar podcast lesson on present tense is perfect for English language learners of all levels, providing simple explanations and easy-to-follow exercises.

PRESENT TENSE Fully Explained With Examples As We Listen And Learn English Grammar Ep 524

The Present Tense in English: We’re going to work on the present tense in our English grammar lesson today. I want to get you thinking about how you can use your knowledge of the tenses to your advantage when speaking. We use tenses to explain when an action takes place, and explaining when an action takes place is an important part of ALL our everyday conversations.

Published

March 28, 2022

💬 Words: 3098

Length 16 min

📮 listening

A photo of post-it notes highlighting the feelings of an anxious person. Tips for overcoming your anxiety about engaging in English conversations that will help you develop confidence in all areas of your life.

Anxiety In Language Learning And Tips To Overcome It Ep 523

Tips to overcome nervousness in English conversations. An often overlooked but major learning obstacle is the feeling of being anxious when learning to engage and speak in a new language. Today we discuss this common problem and offer ways to overcome it.

Published

March 24, 2022

💬 Words: 2542

Length 13 min

📮 listening

A photograph of Ukrainian refugees. English Listening Practice through conversations and that helps improve natural, everyday spoken language. Each podcast delivers quality listening practice, covering lots of interesting topics.

English Listening Practice-Can We All Agree War Is Bad And We Should Stop It Ep 522

With so many wars in the world, I thought today we should have an English listening podcast about kindness, compassion and the goodness in people. Lots of English listening practice will help you build confidence, improve your listening comprehension, and train your brain for faster, more natural language acquisition. You'll notice a difference in the way you think and feel as your English improves in only a few episodes.

Published

March 21, 2022

💬 Words: 2298

Length 12 min

📮 speaking

A photo of a young Girl scared in bed. When you're learning a new language, don't make the mistake of overusing generic vocabulary in all your English conversations. Sounding boring or dull is never a good idea.

Be More Interesting And Memorable When You Talk About Something Bad In An English Conversation Ep 521

Today we are going to be more creative in our English conversations. We will help you spice up your English vocabulary skills. It is a really common thing to talk about good or bad in everyday conversations. In podcast 498 we showed you how to be more interesting talking about good. Today, we will make your conversation more thought-provoking when talking about bad things.

Published

March 17, 2022

💬 Words: 2852

Length 15 min

📮 listening

A photograph of the COVID memorial wall in London. We can help you learn English and reach your goals. We have lots of free podcasts which will help you prepare for tests and improve your English skills.

Gain CONFIDENCE In English CONVERSATION Practice Chatting About A Trip To London Ep 520

Today our lesson is an everyday English conversation to help improve your English listening comprehension and vocabulary skills. We talk about London and the UK, so you will also learn about some British culture along the way. This is a more interesting way to learn English without even noticing!

Published

March 14, 2022

💬 Words: 2470

Length 13 min

📮 listening

A photo of a typical British kitchen. Learn to speak British English with this breakfast vocabulary podcast. Expand your vocabulary and make communication easy with this fun and educational podcast!

Learn The Vocabulary And Pronunciation Of A British Kitchen In English Ep 519

This British breakfast vocabulary podcast for language learners will help you improve your comprehension and pronunciation of typical vocabulary and phrases for your morning food in the UK. All you have to do is listen and learn. Subscribe to our podcast, put your headphones on and start listening your way to better English language skills.

Published

March 10, 2022

💬 Words: 2844

Length 15 min

📮 phrases

A photo of a calendar with a dentist appointment highlighted. So today what about some vocabulary explanations of some English phrases and words, which will help you with travel and leisure?

Use These English Phrases The Next Time You Book A Vacation Or Meeting Ep 518

Today, in our English vocabulary explanation lesson, we’re going to look at some English words and phrases which will help you with conversations that involve travel and leisure. We give you lots of examples and a quick quiz to make sure you’ve understood. So, whether you’re planning a meeting, or just like to holiday–this is the perfect info for you!

Published

March 07, 2022

💬 Words: 2559

Length 13 min

📮 idioms

A small startup office. Learn To Use Idioms: Listen to our latest podcast with a native English speaker to explain workplace idioms their meaning, uses and examples.

Transform Your Workplace English Skills With These Idioms Ep 517

In this podcast we’re going to talk about some more of those ‘everyday English idioms’ you’ll hear at work. If you need to improve your workplace English, well this podcast is for you!

Published

March 03, 2022

💬 Words: 2574

Length 13 min

📮 speaking

Sunset orange shines through some decorated trainers in a field. Today we are going to learn, practice and test your understanding of some very common English modal verbs as we improve your spoken English.

Test Your Modal Verbs And Enhance Your English Speaking Skills Ep 516

Learn how to use commonly used modal verbs correctly. Today we practice and test your understanding of some very common English modal verbs as we improve your spoken English. It’s an important part of improving your spoken English. So I’m going to use a quiz to make sure you have grasped the concept solidly. I explain the answers to the quiz right at the end - so stick around for that!

Published

February 28, 2022

💬 Words: 2606

Length 14 min

📮 fluency

2 small lonely logs waiting at a locked gate. Listening to English lessons spoken by native English language speakers is a great way to improve your English language fluency.

Pet Dogs Help Us Improve Your English Fluency Ep 515

Today I talk about owning a pet dog in Britain as you improve your English language fluency skills. I’m going to talk about my personal experiences and about some problems you might have with dog ownership.

Published

February 24, 2022

💬 Words: 2597

Length 13 min

📮 listening

A stressed woman working late at the office. Tips to help you manage stress while you improve your English language listening skills. Advice to ease your stress, so you’ll have a better time at work and at home.

English Listening Practice-Stress And How To Avoid It Ep 514

Stress! We all suffer from it in our lives. Today’s English listening practice picks up from a previous listening practice podcast on the major causes of stress at work. We talk about the reasons some people handle stress better than others. Start listening now to identify and manage stress while you improve your English language skills.

Published

February 21, 2022

💬 Words: 2594

Length 13 min

📮 phrases

A lovely forest garden in spring. Today we talk about British plants, the climate and how a change in temperature can affect our gardens. I have some great vocabulary and English phrases to share with you.

The Curious Climate Of British Gardens-Useful English Phrases Ep 513

This podcast is a chance to improve your English language skills with an easy to follow conversation for English language learners. The best way to learn the English language is by listening to native English speakers. This podcast will give you just that opportunity. Start listening today and prepare your brain for English language learning success. You will learn English quicker, but in a fun way!

Published

February 17, 2022

💬 Words: 2390

Length 12 min

📮 listening

A man sitting at a desk working from home. Today’s English listening practice is all about the way we work, and how it has changed for millions of people over the last two years.

English Listening Practice-5 Reasons Working From Home Can Be Bad For You Ep 512

Today, I’m going to talk about 5 problems that people have had working in their own homes over the past two years. We’ll learn new vocabulary and discuss these ‘work-related problems’ just by listening to a friendly conversation in English. This type of English lesson is an excellent way to improve or keep you your English language listening skills in great shape.

Published

February 14, 2022

💬 Words: 2330

Length 12 min

📮 pronunciation

A picture of chocolate, lots and lots of chocolate. Today you will learn my favourite technique for learning to pronounce English vowels correctly.

Quickly Mastering The PRONUNCIATION Of All English Vowels Ep 511

Today we are going to improve your English pronunciation with some listen and learn practice of English vowels. Want to talk more like a native speaker of English? This lesson is for you.

Published

February 10, 2022

💬 Words: 2438

Length 13 min

📮 phrases

Pensioners worrying about the rise in UK cost of living. The UK is becoming one of the most expensive countries in the world to live in. Learn common English words and phrases as you discover why.

Learn NEW ENGLISH WORDS As We Explore Why The UK Is So Expensive To Live In Ep 510

In this lesson, I’m going to help you learn a lot of unfamiliar English words that are in the UK news right now. I will explain what they mean and how to use them in everyday English conversations. While you listen and learn, I will also explain why people are so worried about the cost of living in the UK. So start listening and find out what us British are so worried about.

Published

February 07, 2022

💬 Words: 3015

Length 16 min

📮 listening

Scientists collaborating in a laboratory. In this English listening practice episode, you’ll get to listen to great English audio, designed for English language learners like yourself.

English LISTENING PRACTICE That Will Mess With Your Mind Ep 509

I’m back with another episode of English Listening Practice. English listening practice is never boring, with Adept English! Today we’re going to mess with your mind.… in a good way! This is a great English listening practice lesson, designed for English language learners. If you want to improve your English language skills, are interested in new brain science, put on your headphones and press play.

Published

February 03, 2022

💬 Words: 3030

Length 16 min

📮 idioms

Your English teacher with office workers in the background. Listening to this podcast is a great way to expand your English, improve your communication skills, and learn many everyday business expressions and idioms.

TOP Everyday English IDIOMS You Will Hear At Work Explained Ep 508

Everyday English Idioms and expressions you will hear at work. We explain, with lots of examples, the most popular English idioms you will encounter at work in 2022. An English podcast lesson which only focuses on the most common idioms you, your boss or work colleagues will use at work. No long lists to remember, just the best idioms. Great for English language learners. Which ones do you use?

Published

January 31, 2022

💬 Words: 2726

Length 14 min

📮 listening

A smiling boy holding cup and string telephone to ear. Learning English from genuine conversations has never been so easy. You won’t find a better conversation lesson to improve your English Listening skills.

Listening Practice-A Conversation In English About The Tonga Volcano Eruption Ep 507

An English listening practice lesson where we have a conversation in English about an interesting topic. With volcanoes in the news, today’s listening and comprehension lesson is a conversation in English about the Tonga volcano eruption. If you want to improve your English listening comprehension skills, pick up some interesting vocabulary and learn some interesting facts, then all you need to do is listen and learn.

Published

January 27, 2022

💬 Words: 2333

Length 12 min

📮 grammar

A boy looking confused with a note stuck to his forehead. If you love learning English grammar, but hate learning all the little details, you'll love this podcast. We look at 20 irregular verbs that help you become a better English speaker.

20 Irregular Verbs To Make You A Better English Speaker With English Grammar Listening Practice Ep 506

Today we listen and learn English irregular verbs. In just 15 minutes we are going to explain, with lots of examples, 20 of the most common irregular verbs. All you need to do is find your headphones and relax and listen. The best way to deal with these tricky verbs is to recognize them as they are being used. Lots of listening, and lots of examples of the verbs being used will help make you familiar with the past simple and past participle verb forms. See how well you do in the quiz, check the answers at the end and start listening!

Published

January 24, 2022

💬 Words: 2476

Length 13 min

📮 speaking

A photograph of the Dom and the TV Tower in Berlin . If you’re interested in hearing the difference between understanding English and speaking it, then the next few minutes is for you. I’m going to show you what moving from understanding English to speaking it sounds like.

English Speaking-How To Go From Understanding English To Speaking It Ep 505

Today we move from understanding English to speaking it. I will show you, with the permission of one of our German listeners, what moving to speaking English sounds like. And just to be fair, I will show you what I sound speaking German, as I move from understanding German to speaking it. If you’re at this stage of learning to speak English, it’s definitely worth listening to the end of today’s podcast.

Published

January 20, 2022

💬 Words: 2604

Length 14 min

📮 phrases

A pensive lady waiting for a job interview. Your CV/resume is the first chance you have of securing a job interview. A great CV/resume is a must when applying for jobs in English.

The PERFECT CV Or Resume For English Language Learners-English Phrases You Will Need To Know Ep 504

Today, we will help English language learners who are searching for a new job. We explain what makes a great CV/resume. Covering all the English phrases , vocabulary and language used in a modern, professional job application. We are going to help you answer the question- How do you get employers to choose you over all those other people who want the same job?

Published

January 17, 2022

💬 Words: 2640

Length 14 min

📮 listening

A woman balancing. Are you trying to learn English? Would you like to put your skills to the test? Let’s practice our English listening comprehension while we learn about staying alive for longer.

Train Your English LISTENING Skills-Living Longer And Learning Easier Ep 503

Let’s practice our English listening comprehension while we learn about staying alive for longer. Today I talk about some really interesting brain science, and a free, straightforward exercise, that every one of us can do to help us live longer. If you want to live longer and improve your English fluency? Then listen to this podcast.

Published

January 13, 2022

💬 Words: 2364

Length 12 min

📮 grammar

A photograph of an African business woman sending an email. Learn English grammar through this podcast that covers all the rules you need to know, with plenty of examples, to use modal verbs correctly.

3 Simple Rules for Using MODALS Correctly-Learning English Grammar Ep 502

Today we fix any mistakes you might make with English modal verbs. With just 3 simple rules, you will eliminate the main issues you can think of when using these tricky verbs. If you have been having problems with learning English modal verb grammar, you must listen to this podcast.

Published

January 10, 2022

💬 Words: 2527

Length 13 min

📮 grammar

A photograph of a confused woman. If you are looking for a great way to master the use of TO and FOR in English, you can learn everything that you need to know from this English grammar podcast lesson.

How To Use TO And FOR Correctly And Improve Your ESL English Grammar Ep 501

Today we will make sure you use TO and FOR correctly in your English. So, if you are looking to avoid mistakes that make you sound like an English language learner or you are looking for high scores in your IELTS exams both written and spoken, this is the podcast English lesson for you!

Published

January 06, 2022

💬 Words: 2834

Length 15 min

📮 listening

A frustrated man with a monster on his shoulder. In today's English conversation about procrastination, I talk about why we let so many minutes, hours and days pass us by unproductively. I give you some strategies for getting on track in the New Year, before you lose another year to distraction.

How To Beat The Procrastination Monster In 2022 Ep 500

Today we get rid of the procrastination monster! In our first English conversation listening podcast, of 2022. We all know that procrastination makes little sense. And for some people, it’s a habit they find difficult to get out of. If you’re always waiting until the last minute to get things done and you plan on improving your English language fluency this year, then this is the podcast to listen to.

Published

January 03, 2022

💬 Words: 2905

Length 15 min

📮 listening

A photograph of a woman waving through a window. Our English lessons are always interesting and designed to keep you engaged and focuses on what you are listening to. Listen to us and you’ll want to learn more! You’ll never get bored learning with us.

Hello 2022 Wave Goodbye To 2021 Try To Forget 2020 English Listening Practice Numbers Ep 499

This is an English lesson where you get to practice listening to Numbers. Today we say hello to 2022, and we wave goodbye to 2021, and try to forget 2020. Talking about numbers naturally in a new language is always tricky, so today we will help explain how we use numbers in everyday English conversations.

Published

December 30, 2021

💬 Words: 1807

Length 10 min

📮 speaking

An amazing view of an alpine lake, a wonder of nature. Today we will look at many different examples of common English words and phrases that you can use more effectively to sound more natural when speaking English.

STOP Using Boring Words And Say What You Mean In Your English Conversations Ep 498

Today we will learn about a quick and easy way to sound more natural when speaking English. Improving your vocabulary for the most commonly used English words and phrases will make a tremendous difference to how engaging and articulate you sound. Listen to this English lesson and what you say will immediately sound more appealing. Listeners will understand what you are saying more clearly and want to hear more.

Published

December 27, 2021

💬 Words: 2636

Length 14 min

📮 phrases

A photograph of gift bags lined up and a child's legs. Common English words that will help you share ideas and have conversations at Christmas.

How About Some Common English Words At Christmas? Ep 497

Looking to improve your language skills this holiday season? Check out this curated list of common English words and phrases that we’ll prove useful during the holidays. In today’s English podcast, we cover festive vocabulary and common English phrases used at this time of year.

Published

December 23, 2021

💬 Words: 2106

Length 11 min

📮 speaking

A photograph of a man practising speaking to a mirror. If you really want to learn to speak English well and be able to think with native-like fluency, there are simple proven strategies. I'll share these strategies in today's free English lesson.

How To Think In English Without Translating In Your Head Ep 496

If you want to become an effective English language speaker and thinker, there are a few simple strategies that can make it happen. Listen to today’s English podcast lesson to find out more. You’re going to become a stronger English speaker.

Published

December 20, 2021

💬 Words: 2228

Length 12 min

📮 speaking

Photograph of a man looking confused. Join us, and discover tips, tricks and techniques while we learn how to better understand native English speakers who speak too fast

Understanding Native English Speakers Who Speak Too Fast Ep 495

Today I will show you a common mistake students make when trying to understand English native speakers and also when they do the IELTS listening test. You are going to discover why learning to comprehend spoken English, listening to a language teacher, is simply not enough, and what you can do about it. Improve your English fluency today, listen to the Adept English podcast.

Published

December 16, 2021

💬 Words: 2124

Length 11 min

📮 grammar

A photograph of twin boys. Everything about Homophone. Confusing Words In English. This is a great place to go when you are stuck with grammar or confused by homophones.

Homophones-Avoid Mistakes With Confusing Words As We Learn The English Language Ep 494

Not knowing what a homophone is or what the common ones are could leave you sounding silly in your next English conversation. In today’s English grammar podcast we explain the problem, we help you practice spotting common homophones and we test you just to keep you on your toes as we learn how to speak the English language.

Published

December 13, 2021

💬 Words: 2182

Length 11 min

📮 speaking

A photo of a model brain on a hand with two areas of the brain highlighted. We hear a lot about how important learning English is, but that doesn’t tell us anything useful. How do you actually learn English.

The First Skill To Focus On If You Want To Speak Fluent English Ep 493

If you want to become fluent in English, a fluent English speaker, if you want to understand and speak English in a way that’s natural and flows, then you need to prioritise listening to and understanding everyday people speaking English. Today I’m going to talk about how we learn to speak a language and what’s happening with your brain when speak English.

Published

December 09, 2021

💬 Words: 2870

Length 15 min

📮 listening

A photo of people clinking drink glasses in a pub. Listen to our English language listening practice podcast while you learn some interesting things about British pubs.

Maximizing Your English Listening Practice With A Podcast On British Pubs Ep 492

In today’s English listening practice podcast, you can learn English comprehension while learning about British pubs and British culture. We take some positive news from a pub forced to have a three day lock-in. A great podcast for those who want to learn how to speak with a British accent. This is great, free English listening practice, with a free transcript which you can download here.

Published

December 06, 2021

💬 Words: 2545

Length 13 min

📮 listening

A photo of an Ivy house plant in a nice house. Interesting conversations in English that will help you improve your listening skills, which is one of the most important aspects of speaking English.

Conversational Practice In English While Talking About The Dangers Of Mould Ep 491

Our English language listening practice lessons help you build your brain’s language skills so you can have conversations in English. Your brain has an entire language learning toolkit built in. From day 1 of your life, you were learning to process sounds that later became language, before you could read or write. Our English lessons cover a lot of interesting and useful topics to keep you engaged and focused while you learn, and today we talk about the dangers of mould in your home.

Published

December 02, 2021

💬 Words: 2486

Length 13 min

📮 fluency

A young woman calling an uber at night. If you are serious about learning to speak the English language, you need to use proven strategies.

What My Uber Driver Reminded Me About Learning English Language Fluency Ep 490

Learning English or any other language as a second language is more about motivation, and the time you commit to learning, and what you are doing with that time than just about any other criteria. Today we talk about an Uber driver in Amsterdam, proof you or anyone can learn 2 or 3 new languages if you want or need too. The question is: Will you? We’ll help you find the motivation and the time to do it.

Published

November 29, 2021

💬 Words: 2542

Length 13 min

📮 phrases

A lady smelling coffee enjoying her sense of smell. An English language learning podcast on English phrases that use the word sense which will teach you the meaning of sense and how it’s used in key phrases.

Make Sense Of English Phrases That Use The Word Sense Ep 489

In today’s English language podcast lesson, we explain and practice using some common English phrases and expressions that use the word sense. Why do we say I don’t have a sense of humour, but I get the sense you don’t like me? Does sense really mean 5 different things? What is nonsense? Find out in this English phrases lesson. Using our easy to use listen and learn approach to improving your English comprehension skills, we will have you speaking English like a native in no time.

Published

November 25, 2021

💬 Words: 2580

Length 13 min

📮 listening

A photo of wind turbines and fossil fuels, in this case coal. Here is an English listening practice lesson which you should make time for. It will help you to get used to the different kinds of accents and intonation used in the UK, and it will expose you to British cultural values.

An Interesting English Listening Practice Lesson About Climate Change Ep 488

In this English listening practice lesson, I have recorded a topic which is about climate change and the recent COP 26 climate conference that was hosted in Glasgow in Scotland by the UK government. Making interesting English lessons is important. Keeping you focused and engaged in the content you need to learn to improve your English skills is half the battle when learning a new language. In this lesson, you will hear lots of English vocabulary, idioms, phrases and British culture and views, so jump in and start listening now.

Published

November 22, 2021

💬 Words: 2409

Length 13 min

📮 grammar

A busy UK Motorway with a man and a surprised face. We will teach you the fundamentals of learning English grammar. It’s time to talk about Exclamations!

She is Pregnant! How To Express Your Joy Using The English Grammar Of Exclamations Ep 487

Today’s lesson is about the English grammar of exclamations, and the language used in expressing emotions. The grammar of exclamations can get complicated because there are different kinds of exclamations, each with specific rules on how to use them. In this lesson, you will learn specific exclamations to talk about how you feel in response to hearing some news someone has just told you. To keep you on your toes, we have a quiz at the end of the podcast where you can practice what you’ve learned.

Published

November 18, 2021

💬 Words: 2472

Length 13 min

📮 listening

A photograph of a London taxi on a London bridge in the UK. Develop your English Listening skills through listening practice and you’ll improve your English communication.

How Your Brain Grows With English Listening Practice Ep 486

In today’s English listening practice we learn about ordinary people learning huge amounts of information, so much information they actually grow the size of their brains doing it. Along the way you will learn about London taxis and British culture. Listening to everyday English phrases, vocabulary, grammar will help improve your English listening comprehension skills.

Published

November 15, 2021

💬 Words: 2550

Length 13 min

📮 listening

A photo of the river in Amstel and a British passport. Today's English listening podcast lesson is about what it's like to travel to and from the UK in 2021.

UK 2021 Travel Rules-Learn More With Our English Listening Practice Ep 485

Today on Learn English Through Listening with Adept English we’re talking about travelling to and from the UK in 2021. Expect to hear about QR codes, visas, ID checks and the new language used to describe these processes. The podcast is perfect for learners of all levels but especially those at pre-intermediate level of English.

Published

November 11, 2021

💬 Words: 2431

Length 13 min

📮 phrases

A photograph of a lady leaving her job with holding a box. Here is a list of common English words, phrases and colloquialisms used in English when leaving your job.

Common English Words Used In Leaving Your Job Ep 484

In this English podcast lesson you will learn the common English words and phrases that we use when we leave a job. You will also learn some interesting idioms and stories that will help you to remember why some words and phrases may be used. As you'll see, some of the expressions haven't changed much for a 100 years.

Published

November 08, 2021

💬 Words: 2274

Length 12 min

📮 listening

A fruit crumble cake looking very tasty. It's a good idea to practice English listening comprehension of instructions. Understanding instructions is a skill you can use in a variety of situations.

Baking a Cake-English Listening Comprehension Following Instructions Ep 483

Do you like cake? Do you enjoy listening to directions? If answering yes to the first question and sometimes to the second, you are going to really enjoy this English listening lesson. Have a listen and improve your English comprehension skills. This is a fun lesson to listen to, but it’s also practical. Follow the instructions and you’ll end up with a yummy cake.

Published

November 04, 2021

💬 Words: 1915

Length 10 min

📮 idioms

A photo of a couple taking a walk in the park. Learn some really useful English idioms.

English Idioms For Easy: Easy To Learn Easy To Remember Ep 482

We use English idioms every day. And we use them in big ways and small ways, for fun and for serious meanings. For example, we can say that we’re up to our ears in work, meaning we’re very busy and it’s hard to find time to do anything else. Let’s explore and play with some different English idioms for easy!

Published

November 01, 2021

💬 Words: 1965

Length 10 min

📮 listening

This is an English language podcast which serves as a learning and practice tool for those of you learning the language.

Get Better At English The Easy Way With English Listening Practice Ep 481

English language podcasts to help you with English language listening practice. Learn English vocabulary while you listen to natural spoken English. With our free natural spoken English lessons for English learners. This week we are going to be talking all about UK gardening habits of a UK home.

Published

October 28, 2021

💬 Words: 1994

Length 10 min

📮 speaking

A signpost pointing to destinations that are thousands of miles away. Improve your English with this tutorial on how to give and take navigation directions in British English.

Learn British English Conversation And Vocabulary On How To Give And Take Navigation Directions Ep 480

English conversation about the language of finding your way and giving directions in the UK. You're in the UK it’s morning and you want to go to Starbucks for a coffee. You fire up your mobile phone and have found a map of the area and it’s all good; you have planned your route. But soon enough, your Sat-nav map tells you have reached your destination but no Starbucks! And then it happens, your phone’s battery dies. This is where things can get tricky. How do you ask for directions in a foreign language?

Published

October 25, 2021

💬 Words: 2748

Length 14 min

📮 listening

A traditional language learning classroom with students hard at work. The easiest way for you to learn to speak a new language are through listening and spoken practice with native speakers.

How To Move From Understanding English To Speaking English With Listening Practice Ep 479

The best way to learn to speak English is through listening to English speakers, English comprehension, and more English listening practice. Today, we look at the problems with traditional language classes, and why learning a new language is not what it should be. Most language learning programs are so old-fashioned they should wear top hats and carry walking sticks. Our approach to language learning is a much better way.

Published

October 21, 2021

💬 Words: 2634

Length 14 min

📮 listening

Windmills and canal in Kinderdijk, Holland or Netherlands. Conversation in English is just what you need to enjoy listening and improve your listening skills and ability with British English.

Learn English While Understanding Yourself With English Conversation For Language Learners Ep 478

We want to help you learn and improve your English language skills without getting bored. So we’ve created a podcast that helps you learn the essentials of English through listening to real everyday English conversations. If you like the podcast and want to support it, please leave a review and a rating on iTunes and share it with your friends. Don’t forget to add this podcast to your podcast subscription list.

Published

October 18, 2021

💬 Words: 2829

Length 15 min

📮 pronunciation

Amazing photo of aurora borealis. Lofoten islands, Norway. Listen to this English language podcast to improve your English pronunciation with fun, interesting examples.

How To Pronounce These 13 Difficult English Words Ep 477

English pronunciation practice with 13 words that most English learners have a hard time with, and a quiz. Do you want to improve your English pronunciation? Do you want to speak English with a British accent? Bored with learning English with the standard lessons? Then try this alternative approach to sound more like a native! Become a better speaker of English, one podcast at a time.

Published

October 14, 2021

💬 Words: 2257

Length 12 min

📮 phrases

A lady in red. Common English words and phrases for the colour red, in today's English language lesson.

The Many Common English Words For The Colour Red In The English Language Ep 476

Expand your English language comprehension and learn some new common English words without seeing red in this English lesson. Learn about some of the many names for the colour red in the English language, plus scenarios where you might want more creative options for describing red. We explain where you might hear these words being used. We show you how you would use them yourself. Learning this type of conversational English will help you comprehend everyday English being used naturally.

Published

October 11, 2021

💬 Words: 2400

Length 12 min

📮 grammar

A photo of a young woman looking aside posing in sunlight. With Adept English you learn English grammar

Learn English Grammar In A Conversational And Engaging Way Ep 475

I have an interesting English grammar podcast lesson on subject and object pronouns today. In the lesson you'll get to hear me speaking in Latin and German learn about my name, Hilary in Latin. Just to keep you on your toes, I've included a quiz so you can test your comprehension at the end.

Published

October 07, 2021

💬 Words: 2452

Length 13 min

📮 grammar

Photograph of a worried young woman scared in stress biting nails. A Podcast to Learn English Grammar.

Grammar English Language Students Can Learn Automatically Ep 474

A podcast, where you learn English grammar automatically by listening. In this episode, we’re going to learn about a new mental illness that people who have been in lock-down because of the pandemic are developing coronaphobia. We pay close attention to the correct English vocabulary and grammar as you listen and learn. The more English you listen to, the faster you can train our brain to speak and comprehend natural sounding English.

Published

October 04, 2021

💬 Words: 2764

Length 14 min

📮 listening

A photo of truck driver and his heavy duty vehicle. UK lorry based supply woes in today's English listening practice lesson.

Improve Your English Every Day With English Listening Practice Ep 473

Today we practice listening to English language being spoken by a native British English speaker. This listening practice conversation is about supply issues in the UK. The subject of this podcast lesson is not that important. The English language you will learn is.

Published

September 30, 2021

💬 Words: 2423

Length 13 min

📮 grammar

Close-up photograph of a pair of dices. Learning about the common adverbs used in probability in this English grammar lesson.

How To Talk About Probability In This Learn English Grammar Podcast Ep 472

In this English language grammar lesson, we further our understanding of adverbs and their use when discussing probability in everyday English conversations. Today we will hear about the contrast between terms such as certainty and probably, and communicating with others using the English language by getting comfortable with probabilities.

Published

September 27, 2021

💬 Words: 2107

Length 11 min

📮 listening

A photo of a female house painter sitting on a ladder. Online English Listening Practice – Free Podcast

Find Out More About UK Home Ownership And English Listening Practice Ep 471

Improve your English proficiency by listening to native speakers talk about real life in the UK. Each of our English lessons includes an accompanying PDF transcript, helping you to learn English and improve your communication skills through listening practice. You can use today’s podcast to build your general English vocabulary, improve your understanding of British culture, or for preparation for the IELTS exam.

Published

September 23, 2021

💬 Words: 2626

Length 14 min

📮 speaking

A photograph of a young business lady speaking on the phone. English conversation practice about standard and non standard English.

Standard English And Real World English Conversation Practice Ep 470

Holding an English conversation in standard English says a lot about you, and not using standard English says even more about you, especially in the world of business and in the workplace. It’s interesting how much things have changed with the use of standard English in the UK.

Published

September 20, 2021

💬 Words: 2728

Length 14 min

📮 listening

A close up photograph of a cute baby sleeping. A listening practice conversation in English about the importance of sleep.

The Importance Of Sleep Listening Practice Conversations In English Ep 469

Learn English while you listen in today’s conversation about sleep. It turns out sleep is even more important for a healthy mind than we thought. In this English listening practice lesson, we look at new discoveries being made in neuroscience, studies on sleep, and the long-term health implications of new research for your brain.

Published

September 16, 2021

💬 Words: 2942

Length 15 min

📮 grammar

Portrait full face of millennial lady. Working with English grammar for ESL students.

Prepositions And ESL English Grammar Language Tips Ep 468

Learning English grammar in a simple and fun way. Today we are helping ESL students learn proper English grammar without getting too technical. We use plain everyday English language, and walk you through lots of examples and all you need to do is listen.

Published

September 13, 2021

💬 Words: 2461

Length 13 min

📮 listening

A photograph of the London Eye at night. Interesting ESL Students Podcasts for English Listening Practice.

Improve Your English Listening Skills With English Listening Practice Ep 467

Start your English listening practice with our English language podcast. Each podcast helps develop your English listening skills with all the stress removed. This is a practice podcast for English language learners. It features useful phrases used in everyday speaking, pronunciation tips, and common grammar rules. All you have to do is listen and learn.

Published

September 09, 2021

💬 Words: 2067

Length 11 min

📮 grammar

A photograph of a man reading a document. We learn English punctuation, in this English lesson.

Punctuation The Basics Of Grammar In English Ep 466

Learn all about English punctuation, with examples and quizzes, in this Adept English podcast all about the basics of grammar in English. Whether you speak English as a first language or a second language, proper punctuation matters. Punctuation is the glue that holds written communications together.

Published

September 06, 2021

💬 Words: 2431

Length 13 min

📮 listening

Side profile of a Zebra in the bush. Interesting conversations in English to help you practice and improve your English listening skills.

Great Conversations In English For Improved Listening Skills Ep 465

Using conversational English to give you great English listening practice. Tons of natural phrases and everyday conversational English that will make you sound more like a native speaker. A great way to prepare for English at university, job interviews and exams.

Published

September 02, 2021

💬 Words: 2464

Length 13 min

📮 listening

A photograph of a man riding a scooter at speed on the road with blurred background. Learn how to set your own speed using our English lessons.

Get The Most Out Of Our English Lesson Podcasts Ep 464

It’s a new week, with lots of learning fun ahead. Today’s podcast looks at setting your own speed for learning English. We use several of the 7 rules of Adept English to suggest ways of learning will help you take control of the learning process. We also give some advice on how you should set your own language goals for learning English.

Published

August 30, 2021

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