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๐Ÿ“ฎ listening

A photograph of a lady eating fast food. Let's practice listening to English language spoken natively and learning about intermittent fasting at the same time.

Learn About Intermittent Fasting In This English Listening Practice Lesson Ep 441

Today we talk about fasting in our English listening practice. There are lots of reasons for fasting, some religious, some to help with weight loss but more recently people are doing it to help with their health. Fancy that, an English language podcast thatโ€™s interesting, on a topic worth listening to.

Published

June 10, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2359

โณ Length 12 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ speaking

A customer paying for goods at a checkout. Being polite in English conversation takes a little understanding of British culture and the use of softened English language.

How To Have A Polite English Conversation Ep 440

How to be polite is important to us British. The British, as a rule, go out of our way to maintain polite English conversation, even when we are complaining. Itโ€™s about maintaining the high moral ground and keep up your manners. We expect people to behave in a decent and mannered way, and we notice when people are not conforming to the expected standard of polite interaction.

Published

June 07, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2562

โณ Length 13 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ listening

A photograph of a woodland park path. We visit Londons parks in todays English language listening practice.

Discover London Green Spaces In This English Listening Practice Topic Ep 439

London is looking busy once more, the city is coming back to life. Today we talk about London, itโ€™s green spaces and parks. Along the way you will learn a little more about the UK capital city and some pleasant ideas for a picnic if you're visiting, or a lunch if you're working in London. So today London and parks are the English listening topic for your English listening practice.

Published

June 03, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 1956

โณ Length 10 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ phrases

People dressed in old fashioned medieval costumes. As we examine English phrases used in a story about the British royal family and the BBC.

British Royal Family And BBC Scandal In This English Phrases Lesson Ep 437

Today we look into the world of the British monarchy. We talk about lords, earls and princes involved in a recent story of lies and scandal from one of the most respected journalistic organisation in the UK and by far one of the most popular royal members Diana, Princess of Wales.

Published

May 27, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2321

โณ Length 12 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ listening

Someone looking very tired of having to wait on a telephone. Today our we ask you to decide if todays English conversation practice is an opinion or a rant.

English Listening Practice Is It A Rant Or An Opinion Piece Ep 435

Todayโ€™s English listening practice is a conversation that you get to decide if the content is a rant or an opinion piece. We explain what the difference between these two different ways of communicating a point of view are. Along the way, we also talk about a recent phenomenon brought about by businesses and government services moving to online and telephone because of the pandemic.

Published

May 20, 2021

๐Ÿ’ฌ Words: 2502

โณ Length 13 min

๐Ÿ“ฎ speaking

A man sat down using a computer. Computers are growing more important in everyone's lives, but what happens when they go wrong?

An English Conversation About Miscarriage Of Justice Ep 432

Looking back at this podcast, I worried I was covering an English topic that was only useful for people who were in trouble with the legal system! Although that was not my intention at all. I was reading a story about a miscarriage of justice here in the UK, and the actual issue was how errors in computer software ruined the lives of innocent people. I thought you might be interested in the English vocabulary used as legalese is a strange thing and worth exploring.

Published

May 10, 2021

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