Best Learning English podcasts (Updated August 2017; image)
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6 Minute English
Weekly
 
Learn and practise useful English language for everyday situations with the BBC. A weekly instruction manual for saying or doing something in English is published every Thursday.
 
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English as a Second Language (ESL) Podcast - Learn English Online
 
A podcast for those wanting to learn or improve their English - great for any ESL or EFL learner. Visit us at http://www.eslpod.com.
 
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All Ears English Podcast | Real English Vocabulary | Conversation | American Culture
 
Are you looking for a new and fun way to learn American English? Come hang out with Lindsay and Michelle from Boston and New York City and have fun while you improve your English listening skills! All Ears English is an English as a Second Language (ESL) podcast for intermediate to advanced learners around the world. Teachers Lindsay McMahon and Michelle Kaplan will show you how to use everyday vocabulary and natural idioms, expressions, and phrasal verbs and how to make small talk in Americ ...
 
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BBC Learning English Drama
Weekly
 
Dramas for English language learners from BBC World Service. Improve your English with retellings of stories classic and new. Each episode is between 6 and 10 minutes long.
 
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The English We Speak
Weekly
 
Every week, we look at a different everyday English phrase or piece of slang in this fun three-minute programme. From BBC World Service
 
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Learn English | EnglishClass101.com
 
Learn English with Free Podcasts! Whether you are student or a seasoned speaker, our lessons offer something for everyone. We incorporate culture and current issues into each episode to give the most informative, both linguistically and culturally, podcasts possible. For those of you with just the plane ride to prepare, check our survival phrase series at EnglishClass101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
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6 Minute Grammar
Weekly
 
Learn English grammar in six minutes. Every Tuesday join two of our presenters and learn a new key area of grammar.Our presenters include Finn, Emma, Rob, Neil, Sophie & Alice.
 
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6 Minute Vocabulary
Weekly
 
Build your English vocabulary in six minutes. Every Monday join two of our presenters and hear about different ways to develop your vocabulary knowledge and skills.
 
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Luke's ENGLISH Podcast - Learn British English with Luke Thompson
 
Luke's English Podcast is an award-winning podcast for learners of English. Listen, learn and have fun while picking up natural British English as it really is spoken. http://teacherluke.co.uk
 
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Learning English Broadcast - Voice of America
 
Learning English programs use a limited vocabulary and short sentences. They are read at a slower pace than VOA's other English broadcasts. Our broadcasts were formerly known as Special English.
 
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Effortless English Podcast | Learn English with AJ Hoge
 
The Effortless English Show with AJ Hoge teaches you to speak English powerfully. AJ is the author of "Effortless English: Learn To Speak English Like A Native" and is known as "The World's #1 English Teacher". Learn English. Learn English vocabulary. Learn about American culture.
 
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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
 
Free daily dose of word power from Merriam-Webster's experts
 
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Real Deal English · Learn English
 
Learn English for Free Online and with iOS & Android Apps
 
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Business English Pod :: Learn Business English Online
 
Business English Pod provides MP3 Business English podcast lessons and online learning tools for intermediate and advanced Business English learners. The lessons cover a comprehensive range of business language skills for meetings, presentations, telephoning, negotiating, socializing, travel, etc.
 
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Daily Easy English Expression Podcast
 
Every day I will introduce a common expression or word that YOU NEED TO KNOW!! This podcast is for English learners around the world.
 
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Go Natural English Podcast | How to Speak Fluent English
 
Go Natural English helps you improve your English listening skills and fluency. The podcast will benefit intermediate to advanced learners most. Your English will benefit from language learning strategies that work, vocabulary and idioms, expressions, and phrasal verbs and how to make small talk and real conversation in American English. Learn special tips on American culture, how to listen to and speak with Americans. Join Gabby and the Go Natural English community to learn to speak America ...
 
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IELTS Energy English Podcast | IELTS English Speaking Practice 7+ | IELTS Test Strategy | IELTS English Writing Tips
 
Do you want to get a band 7 on the IELTS exam? IELTS English exam preparation doesn’t have to be hard or boring! It can be fun! Lindsay and Jessica from All Ears English are back with a new way to help you achieve the IELTS score you need for the General or the Academic exam! We’ll give you IELTS strategies, practice, tips, tricks, and secrets using real English examples. We’ll show you how to take control of the IELTS Speaking Section by reducing anxiety, panic, and fear. You’ll learn what ...
 
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Learn English with BBCRussian
Weekly
 
Using these short topical modules from the BBC Russian Service, this podcast will help you learn the English language. Updated weekly.
 
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English 2.0 Podcast: How to Improve English | ESL | Learn English
 
Express Yourself Smoothly. Have Confidence. Speak English Naturally!
 
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Culips ESL Podcast
Weekly
 
Learn to speak English like a native speaker!
 
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Let's Master English! An English podcast for English learners
 
The Let's Master English podcast is for ESL (English as a Second Language) learners! This podcast has many features--news, Q&A, English learning advice and other fun sections. You can join the Let's Master English community on Google+ and see the full transcripts. Transcripts are made by you, the listeners! I hope you enjoy my podcasts and please visit my website--www.letsmasterenglish.com!
 
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A Cup Of English
Weekly
 
Friendly, everyday English to help the anxious language learner. Texts, grammar notes, and photos on the blog page. Another great podcast by LibSyn.com
 
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Business English Pod :: Learn Business English Online
 
Business English Pod provides MP3 Business English podcast lessons and online learning tools for intermediate and advanced Business English learners. The lessons cover a comprehensive range of business language skills for meetings, presentations, telephoning, negotiating, socializing, travel, etc.
 
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The RealLife English Podcast
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Here's what other people have to say about the Real Life English Podcasts: "I religiously listen to you guys on the way to work. When I have to stop at the traffic lights, people look at me thinking, "what's she up to?" Because they see me laughing and I'm by myself. Anyway, it's the best way to learn real everyday English." ... "I'm glad you guys don't follow the other podcasts which are mostly boring and too formal. I want to learn real daily English, not from books. You are head and shoul ...
 
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Better at English - Free English conversation lessons podcast
 
Better at English podcasts are for EFL and ESL learners who want learn conversational English. Listen to our live, unscripted English conversations featuring authentic English vocabulary, slang, idioms, and more. Go to http://betteratenglish.com/transcripts for FREE transcripts and vocabulary notes. Have fun listening and learning English with us!
 
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English Pronunciation Pod
Daily
 
English pronunciation and accent reduction podcast lessons for ESL students and professionals who want to speak the English language with a clear and confident American accent.
 
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Uncensored English
Weekly+
 
Looking for a different angle on English language podcasts? Keiran the crazy Canadian goes where the other English podcasts don't... and more. Keiran and his native English guests discuss politically incorrect subjects as well as general English language, idioms, expressions, culture and more all while having natural unscripted conversations. This podcasts feature an educational exploration of language ranging from every day expressions, pop culture expressions, explicit language and anythin ...
 
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Podcast Inglês Online
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Aprenda os idioms e phrasal verbs mais comuns do inglês toda semana em menos de cinco minutos, com as explicações super fáceis de entender da Ana Luiza do site Inglês Online. Tudo que você ouvir nos episódios é usado no inglês de todo dia. Nível de compreensão recomendado: intermediário e acima.
 
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Culips ESL Podcast
Weekly
 
Learn to speak English like a native speaker!
 
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The Business Spotlight Podcast
Monthly+
 
Europe's number one current affairs magazine for learners of business English
 
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Learn English Funcast
Monthly
 
Welcome to the English Funcast Podcast. Our super fun podcast helps you learn English by learning how to understand jokes, and different word meanings in the English Language. This is a must listen to any English language learner. Join our forum today to discuss each podcast at www.englishfuncast.com
 
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English Fluency Now Podcast
Monthly
 
The English Fluency Now Podcast offers interesting, engaging, relevant and timely content for English as a Second Language (ESL) learners and ESL teachers throughout the world. Listening to the podcast on a regular basis is an excellent way to improve your English listening and speaking skills. My name is Lisa Biskup and I am an experienced ESL teacher and language learner myself. I create content that will help you build your understanding of a wide-variety of topics, introducing you to imp ...
 
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Down to Business English: Business News to Improve your Business English
 
A podcast for people who use English as a Second or Foreign Language (ESL/EFL) in their work environment and want to improve their overall language skills. In each episode, hosts Skip Montreux, Dez Morgan, and Samantha Vega discuss Business news making headlines around the world. Through their discussions, Skip, Dez and Samantha introduce English vocabulary & phrases related to business, review grammar, and identify cultural differences found in International business situations. An excellen ...
 
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English with Kirsty
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A podcast for busy people who want to improve their business English. For further information, see www.englishwithkirsty.com/podcast
 
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English Pronunciation and Language Lessons by ElementalEnglish.com
 
Elemental English is a free online resource for English language lessons, with a focus on English pronunciation, practical conversation, and of course the basic foundations of grammar and vocabulary that all English language learners need. Read the text of every audio lesson at ElementalEnglish.com. Check out the YouTube channel for videos at: http://www.youtube.com/user/elementalenglish
 
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Learning English for China
Rare
 
提高英语听力水平,掌握纯正英式表达,了解英国社会和文化的方方面面。BBC英语教学播客频道播出丰富、专业、实用的英语学习节目。Improve your English skills. This weekly podcast contains some of the best audio from BBC Learning English.
 
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Inglês Online
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Dicas e exercícios de inglês, podcast e curso online
 
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English, baby! Daily Podcasts
 
Learn English! Meet Friends! It's Cool! At English, baby! We use fun movies and music to teach you REAL English. Find Friends with our English Chat and English forums to learn English. And remember, have fun!
 
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Workplace English Podcast - Workplace English Training E-Platform
 
Learn Business English Online!
 
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Business Skills 360 Podcast for Business English
 
Business Skills 360 podcast lessons provide essential tips and language for communicating in English. Free transcripts and PDF downloads are available on the website: www.myBEonline.com
 
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QualityTime-ESL - English Drills and Practice
 
“QualityTime-ESL” podcasts are clearly spoken, "interactive" oral exercises to learn everyday, global and even business English. The emphasis is on grammar, correct usage and pronunciation. They provide excellent oral and written preparation for international exams. Transcripts and worksheets are available on the website. The accent is American. Questions and comments to: marianne@qualitytime-esl.com.
 
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ESL Aloud
Monthly
 
Guided practice in speaking English
 
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Speak Confident English
Monthly
 
Do you want to speak English fluently and with confidence? Are you tired of feeling stuck or forgetting words when speaking? Then welcome - you're in the right place. I'm an English fluency teacher.
 
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Learn English Through Listening
 
The aim of Adept English is to help you learn English through listening. We understand listening, and we know how to teach it. On our site you will learn how to listen in ways that are interesting and lead to learning success. No technical know how is required, just a computer, smart phone, tablet with an internet connection. We have lots of audio podcasts, at all difficulty levels, on many topics, suitable for all listeners.
 
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followenglish podcast
Monthly+
 
A podcast for EFL learners and teachers
 
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News in Easy English / The Podcast
Monthly
 
Hear interesting news and stories in easy, clear English
 
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Zapp! English Colloquial (English version)
 
Learn *Real Colloquial English* with Zapp! English Colloquial classes! This free audio podcast by Zappenglish.com contains real unscripted English conversations with native speakers, and interactive audio classes including English pronunciation practice. Each podcast comes with its own eBook which you can download at Zappenglish.com. We charge a small amount for the eBooks as this allows us to continue publishing the audio in iTunes for free. The eBooks contain: A full transcript of the Engl ...
 
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Flow English Podcast
Rare
 
Slang of the Week
 
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Doing English with Julian Northbrook
 
The no-bullshit English learning podcast for serious business people who need to speak extraordinary English and get shit done with less stress and fewer headaches.
 
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ESL News New Zealand
Weekly+
 
Listen to New Zealand news, spoken slowly and clearly, using easy vocabulary. Note:You may need to download Adobe Flashplayer if you can't access the podcast.
 
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This week, the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Julie Bishop, appeared to be very angry with the New Zealand Labour Party. Ms Bishop said that if the Labour Party won the election and became the government, it would be very difficult for Australia to work with this government. The reason for her anger was that a New Zealand Labour MP (M ...…
 
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Doing English with Julian Northbrook
 
http://doingenglish.com/membership
 
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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 19, 2017 is: alleviate • \uh-LEE-vee-ayt\ • verb : relieve, lessen such as a : to make (something, such as suffering) more bearable b : to partially remove or correct (something undesirable) Examples: Mom suggested that ibuprofen and tea would perhaps alleviate some of the misery of my cold. "Nationa ...…
 
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Learning English Broadcast - Voice of America
 
Learning English use a limited vocabulary and are read at a slower pace than VOA's other English broadcasts. Previously known as Special English.
 
This podcast teaches you how to pronounce words which may have two different stress patterns.
 
In this episode I talk about the use of technology in the language learning process. I start by talking about the positive points of using technology to learn English. Then I move on to discuss some ways in which technology can actually become a barrier to learning and how you can deal with this. Please contact me if you have any suggestions or ...…
 
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Learn English with BBCRussian
 
В чем особенности употребления английского предлога OUTSIDE?
 
It's FRIDAY!! I hope you have a wonderful night and a fantastic weekend? Special plans? Well, if your plans included going to a pub for a beer--than ABSOLUTELY you will be able to use today's expression. Actually, to use today's expression does NOT require beer...but beer helps!! Enjoy the lesson^^ TGIF, Coach Shane Today’s English expression a ...…
 
It's time for the men to admit they're not called Ernest
 
Have you ever seen a total solar eclipse? They are one of the most beautiful things you can see on Earth. When the moon passes between the Earth and the Sun, the moon blocks the sun. This causes the sky to go as dark as night. The eclipse lasts for only a couple of minutes. You can observe a total solar eclipse somewhere on Earth every 18 month ...…
 
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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 18, 2017 is: waif • \WAYF\ • noun 1 a : a piece of property found (as washed up by the sea) but unclaimed b : (plural) stolen goods thrown away by a thief in flight 2 a : something found without an owner and especially by chance b : a stray person or animal; especially : a homeless child 3 : an extre ...…
 
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Learning English Broadcast - Voice of America
 
Learning English use a limited vocabulary and are read at a slower pace than VOA's other English broadcasts. Previously known as Special English.
 
This podcast teaches you the right way to stress a syllable, and teaches you how to determine which syllable is stressed in 2 syllable English words.
 
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Daily Easy English Expression Podcast
 
Hello! I hope your Thursday is off to a nice start^^ Today we will learn two words--the words are very good to know. The words are used in a negative connotation, even though one of the words means "intellectual"!! Have a SUPER day, Coach Shane Today’s English expression and dialog: highbrow Look! My new Steven Pinker book! You are so highbrow! ...…
 
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ESL News New Zealand
 
I was surprised to hear on the radio recently that some public libraries in England have closed. Public libraries are very important for a community and it’s hard to believe that councils would close them. In New Zealand, we have many public libraries. Auckland, our biggest city, has 55 public libraries spread throughout the city. Auckland is a ...…
 
Today I will give you 7 ideas about what you can do to work on your English language skills while you are on holiday.Being on holiday means that you don't follow many of your normal daily routines. When one of my students asked me what he could do to keep up with his English language practice while he was on holiday, I came up with 7 ideas. I'v ...…
 
Learn English with EnglishClass101.com! Since you’ve been living in the United States, you have started to have quite a number of migraines. Between the stress of holding down a tough job in the US and dating women who don’t understand your career aspirations in the United States when you explain them in English, no wonder [...]…
 
If you have been following the episodes since the RealLife English Podcast #150 then you will have been completely immersed in the RealLife Way, our methodology for success in English and in life (if not, you may want to first go back and listen from Episode 150). Today we give you TEN TIPS on how you can start following the RealLife Way and gu ...…
 
Rob is keen to share funny videos - he loves cat ones. Neil is not interested. What makes people want to share them?
 
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English, baby! Daily Podcasts
 
“You know, as a comedian your body has to be – I need to think of a better term than ‘up for grabs’ – but you kind of use whatever you have to get the laugh. And if you’re worrying about how you look… Vanity is the death of comedy.” —Writer and Comedian Amy Poehler, talking about making fun of oneself for laughs. (The Guardian) -- View this and ...…
 
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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 17, 2017 is: oppugn • \uh-PYOON\ • verb 1 : to fight against 2 : to call in question Examples: "Carmel Valley speller Justin Song navigated the second and third rounds of the Scripps National Spelling Bee yesterday with a precision no one could oppugn." — Paul M. Krawzak, The San Diego Union-Tribune, ...…
 
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All Ears English Podcast | Real English Vocabulary | Conversation | American Culture
 
Click here to save 50% and subscribe to the transcripts
 
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Learning English Broadcast - Voice of America
 
Learning English use a limited vocabulary and are read at a slower pace than VOA's other English broadcasts. Previously known as Special English.
 
SoundCloud is a very popular music streaming service, but it finds itself in a little financial trouble. Can they rebound? Henry and Jonathan discuss an article on the topic and discuss difficult English vocabulary and phrases. To find the article, vocabulary flashcards, and discussion questions, please visit: https://www.getspokenapp.com/pod/2 ...…
 
Learn how to use the "schwa" in unstressed syllables so you can sound like an American speaker.
 
Just a few episodes left! Today we have a new guest who happens to be an Uber driver. Have a listen and find out what happens in the back of random UBER cars.
 
Do you work for a big company? Do you think, one day in the future, that you will be at the top of the company? I hope so! YOU need today's expression! And keep up the great work!! Have a super Wednesday. If you have time, join me at 3pm Chicago for a LIVE session on FB and YT. For updates, follow me on Twitter (@coachshane) See you soon! Coach ...…
 
How do we understand the meaning of a negative question? Listen and find out in this programme
 
Oh, summer time. What a lovely, sunny, magical time of year. Summer is filled with vacations, camping, friends, delicious ice cream, and trips to the ocean. It’s the time of year to revel in the golden glow of the long summer days. If the dark and chilly winter makes you depressed, then now is the time to open your arms to the sunshine and soak ...…
 
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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 16, 2017 is: perfunctory • \per-FUNK-tuh-ree\ • adjective 1 : characterized by routine or superficiality : mechanical 2 : lacking in interest or enthusiasm Examples: Clearly exhausted after a long day on her feet, our server gave us only a perfunctory greeting before taking our drink orders. "Yet avo ...…
 
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All Ears English Podcast | Real English Vocabulary | Conversation | American Culture
 
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IELTS Energy English Podcast | IELTS English Speaking Practice 7+ | IELTS Test Strategy | IELTS English Writing Tips
 
Click here to get our free IELTS Insider Masterclass
 
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Luke's ENGLISH Podcast - Learn British English with Luke Thompson
 
This episode was originally recorded in February 2017 and is being uploaded in August 2017. In this episode I’m going to answer several questions from listeners about accents, including how regional accents occur in the UK and why there are so many accents there. Video available. italki offer: http://www.teacherluke.co.uk/talk Episode page: htt ...…
 
August 15, 2017: If you’re “on the hook,” it means that you’re responsible or liable for something. As you could imagine, it’s rarely a fun place be! We’ll hook you up with this phrase in today’s LTH! http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/nwt-supreme-court-employee-housing-1.4245790 If you’re looking for a new way to improve your English, why not ...…
 
Learn how to recognize the "schwa" by its spelling so you can sound like an American speaker.
 
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Learning English Broadcast - Voice of America
 
Learning English use a limited vocabulary and are read at a slower pace than VOA's other English broadcasts. Previously known as Special English.
 
The ongoing debate on health care here in the US takes for granted that we understand deductible, co-pay, co-insurance, premium, out-of-pocket limits, and many other often-confusing terms. Since that isn’t always the case, we’ll be discussing the language of health care in the coming weeks. https://wmjasco.com/podcasts/99-healthCareVocabulary1. ...…
 
Happy Tuesday! Today's expression is a bit tough--but you WILL hear it/read it. It is actually not a very "nice" expression (usually). It's commonly used in a way to "criticize" or "belittle" something/someone. Learn it, but you don't have to use it! Have a SUPER day, Coach Shane Today’s English expression and dialog: for the lowest common deno ...…
 
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The English We Speak
 
Why has Rob got a donkey in the studio?! It's probably got something with today's authentic English phrase which is about not doing something for a long time
 
Neil and Catherine take a look at the meaning and use of some key words and phrases that English speakers use to talk about ability in the present and the past
 
Lesson Video Download Video
 
People approach life in many different ways. There’s usually never just one answer to a problem. Sometimes, there are a ton of answers! Some people have some pretty crazy ideas about how to solve problems. For example, in Shakespeare’s play Hamlet, Hamlet wants revenge on his father’s killer. In order to hide his goal, Hamlet decides to pretend ...…
 
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Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for August 15, 2017 is: lamster • \LAM-ster\ • noun : a fugitive especially from the law Examples: "After the Vivian Gordon furor died down, I began to think of going home. I needed money, I was bored with Miami, and tired of living the life of a lamster." — Polly Adler, A House Is Not a Home, 1953 "During his ...…
 
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All Ears English Podcast | Real English Vocabulary | Conversation | American Culture
 
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IELTS Energy English Podcast | IELTS English Speaking Practice 7+ | IELTS Test Strategy | IELTS English Writing Tips
 
Click here to get our free IELTS Insider Masterclass
 
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Learning English Broadcast - Voice of America
 
Learning English use a limited vocabulary and are read at a slower pace than VOA's other English broadcasts. Previously known as Special English.
 
Do you have an item of clothing that you really like, but it doesn’t fit quite right? Luckily for you, that’s a problem with a simple solution! In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Morag walk you through all the English vocabulary and expressions you’ll need get an item of clothing altered to fit you perfectly! Fun Facts Have you ever wondered ...…
 
Do you have an item of clothing that you really like, but it doesn’t fit quite right? Luckily for you, that’s a problem with a simple solution! In this Real Talk episode, Andrew and Morag walk you through all the English vocabulary and expressions you’ll need get an item of clothing altered to fit you perfectly! Fun Facts Have you ever wondered ...…
 
This English pronunciation lesson teaches you how to pronounce the "schwa" correctly so that you can sound like an American speaker.
 
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