show episodes
 
Don't Be An Idiom is a podcast that explores the origin stories of common phrases and idioms. The podcast is based in Philadelphia and hosted by rambunctious loonies Albert and Ryan, two lifelong friends who have vowed to dispel their own ignorance about language and history one idiom at a time.
 
T
The Language Lie

1
The Language Lie

Ingrid Powell and Casey Devine

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly+
 
Join Casey and Ingrid as they take a humorous dive into the origins of your favorite idioms, and we all learn something new. They chew the fat, spill the tea and the beans, and shoot the breeze until they get to the root of the matter. Follow the soothing voices of this duo as they venture down winding rabbit holes of lighthearted banter, having fun while uncovering some language truths.
 
Whole 9 Yards is a weekly podcast that will simultaneously educate, astonish, and amuse. Listen while we share equivocal research about the origin of words, phrases, and idioms we use every day. From the team at Big Science Pods, we bring you the whole 9 yards, the entire kit and caboodle, the whole shebang of this quick, entertaining look at our language and the history therein. Learn why we call New York "The Big Apple," what "red-handed" REALLY means and why sometimes people are "happy as ...
 
Welcome to our whimsical adventure of idioms and other turns of phrase. Each week, we delve into the origins of phrases to find out how they came into the English language. We tell the story of how the phrase got from its beginnings to where it is today. Shauna and Dan are two big nerds, so expect some geek culture references, random trivia facts, and loads of laughs!
 
In our podcast “Understanding Train Station”, we (Josh and Feli) explore the intricacies and pitfalls of living between cultures. The title is derived from the German idiom “Ich verstehe nur Bahnhof” which literally translates to “I only understand train station”. Similar to the English saying “It’s Greek to me”, it is used to express a lack of understanding which is an all too common feeling when dealing with another culture and living abroad. Feli (aka “Feli from Germany” on YouTube) is a ...
 
S
Shmanners

51
Shmanners

Travis and Teresa McElroy

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Weekly
 
Join husband Travis McElroy and wife Teresa McElroy every Friday and they'll improve your etiquette week by week! Perplexed by thank you notes? Baffled by black tie? Dismayed by dinner parties? Worry no more, Shmanners has your answers!
 
Do you love learning about words, puzzling out where common expressions come from and generally exploring the linguistic crazy quilt that is the English language? So do we! And you'll find we even have an entertaining time doing it! So come along as hosts Malcolm Fleschner and Kurt Wolfrum make a meal of the extraordinary word salad we call English in the 21st century!
 
Every other week, we provide the real and completely made up origins of five idioms. Sandwiched between idioms are a rotating variety of segments including Portmanteau Corner, Word Advocacy Corner, and "Sports?". tl;dr Two people (idiots) talk about idioms (idioms) and other stuff.
 
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 See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information. Sign up to LEP Premium here (but please wait until 01/07/2022 when LEP Premium episodes will be available on Acast+) https://plus.acast.com/s/teacherluke
 
Two loose morals collide to bring you the opinions of the bottom-half of society. We leave nothing to the imagination. We bring nothing to the table. And, we’ll leave you respecting us less every time. We are your “two drunk idioms.” Find out more at https://toodrunkidioms.com
 
A
All Ears English Podcast

1
All Ears English Podcast

Lindsay McMahon and Michelle Kaplan

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Weekly+
 
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! We are an English as a Second Language (ESL) podcast for intermediate to advanced English learners around the world. We will show you how to use everyday English vocabulary and natural idioms, expressions, and phrasal verbs and how to make small talk in American English. We will also give you speci ...
 
Discover Adept English, the modern way to learn to speak English. Our goal is to help you speak English fluently. The Adept English language teaching approach is to learn through listening. We publish two new English audio lessons, with full transcripts, weekly. Every one of our English lessons will help you learn to speak English in ways that are interesting and lead to success. We have lots of podcasts, at all difficulty levels, on many topics, suitable for all listeners, ready for you to ...
 
Five-time winner of Best Education Podcast in the Podcast Awards. Grammar Girl provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing and feed your love of the English language. Whether English is your first language or your second language, these grammar, punctuation, style, and business tips will make you a better and more successful writer. Grammar Girl is a Quick and Dirty Tips podcast.
 
H
Happy English Podcast

1
Happy English Podcast

Michael DiGiacomo Happy English

Unsubscribe
Unsubscribe
Monthly+
 
Learn English with the Happy English Podcast. Fun, practical, and useful English lessons for students of all levels and ages. Learn American English idioms, phrasal verbs, pronunciation, confusing vocabulary, grammar and more! Get Happy, Get English. Happy English! Visit myhappyenglish.com to hear all of the episodes.
 
Are you tired of boring, slow-speaking English lessons that don't teach you the way that natives really speak? Do you wanna learn how English is spoken in the real world? In this podcast, Ethan, Andrea, and Justin—your American and British Fluency Coaches will take you beyond the classroom and help you live, learn, and SPEAK English in the real world through fun, natural, conversational lessons that will rapidly teach you: - To understand fast-speaking natives - The vocabulary, phrasal verbs ...
 
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 ...
 
The English language originated from West Germanic dialects around 550 AD. From being the language of England, it is now spoken in significant parts of the world. Over the centuries English has become a flexible language by nature. It has developed through the years by adding words to enrich the vocabulary and creating various idioms, metaphors, and figures of speech which help in expressing what one wishes to say in a unique manner. Talking specifically about idioms, these are a group of wo ...
 
Welcome to the bi-weekly podcast devoted to your English success! Get the best tips to maximize your score on the TOEFL iBT, IELTS General / Academic, or TOEIC Listening - Reading / Speaking and Writing exam. Outwit test graders with stronger English and exam skills! Plus, build a stronger vocabulary for a high exam score and lasting professional achievement.
 
Learn Korean 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 KoreanClass101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
Become a Paid Subscriber: https://anchor.fm/ieltsetc/subscribe Join me for a weekly talk-through of IELTS topics to help you learn about the issues, vocabulary, tips and strategies you need to prepare. Get subscriber-only podcasts. Find all my tips on my website www.ieltsetc.com and join the Members Academy for all the downloads, step-by-step online courses, and support to get you a Band 7+ in the #ielts test.
 
The perfect podcast for English learners who can't be bothered to study and do their homework, but still want to practise their English. Come and chill with me, Emma, from the channels Pronunciation with Emma and Procrastination with Emma, while I talk about various topics to expose you to natural English, just as if you were sitting in the pub with me with a nice cold cider.
 
If you've been learning German for a while, perhaps it's time to increase your range of vocabulary and start to use the kind of language native German speakers use. The words and phrases taught in "A Flavour of German" will guarantee to impress native speakers and will make you sound all the more German!
 
Aesop's Fables or the Aesopica are a collection of fables credited to Aesop, a slave and story-teller believed to have lived in ancient Greece between 620 and 560 BCE. The fables remain a popular choice for moral education of children today. Many of the stories, such as The Fox and the Grapes (from which the idiom "sour grapes" derives), The Tortoise and the Hare, The North Wind and the Sun, The Boy Who Cried Wolf and The Ant and the Grasshopper are well-known throughout the world. (Summary ...
 
Learn Spanish with mnemonics! Through Accelerated Spanish, Master of Memory presents the fastest way to learn Spanish using timeless accelerated learning principles. Building from a solid foundation, this show will teach you not just to memorize vocabulary at unbelievable rates, but also to speak Spanish idiomatically. If you're looking for the best way to learn Spanish online for free, you've come to the right place.
 
Loading …
show series
 
A blessing in disguise: A bad experience with a hidden benefit Find the books: “Learn Natural English: Idioms and Metaphors.” Available on Amazon Book 1: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B083K2NDXC/ Book 2: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B3C3KCGJ lneidiomsansmetaphors@gmail.com Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/learn-natural-english-idioms-and-…
 
Learn Polish in a fun way with short Episodes. On this episode we talk about Idiomy związane ze zwierzętami - Idioms related to animals. Find all Graphics to freely Download https://www.facebook.com/learnpolishpodcast Start Your Own Podcast + Social Media & Donations https://bio.link/podcaster All other Social Media & Donations https://linktr.ee/le…
 
Episode 64: We’re doing a special choose-your-own-adventure version of DBAI for episode 64! Actually, it’s more of a Hobson’s choice adventure where you can choose any new episode to listen to as long as it’s number 64! And we know what some of you may be thinking: Why should I waste my time with this rinky-dink podcast when I could be listening to…
 
Episode 122: Jay & Ray go unsupervised - Encore balled out full tilt seven ways from sunday Subscribe, review, and come find us on Twitter, Instagram, & FB. some of the W9Y sources include phrase finder uk, word wizard forums, etymology online, the OED, American Dictionary of Idioms, Wiki, newspapers.com, stackexchange, worldwidewords. Allswell - Y…
 
In this episode, we’ll learn the present-tense forms of Estar, using mnemonics. We’ll also learn some idioms using Estar. Want FREE access to all of our learning materials, including videos, dialogues, and quizzes? Head over to www.spanishinonemonth.com. Follow us on Instagram @acceleratedspanish for daily Spanish translation practice and other lea…
 
Hello and welcome to Episode 34 of the English Language Test Preparation Radio podcast. The following is a compilation of two prior vocabulary lessons. Time has come to take some vacation time for June and July. In that time, I also plan to create more and exciting content to help you be better prepared for the exam. If you need private English les…
 
Do you know what it means to: drop someone a line get your wires crossed or beat around the bush? These are all examples of idioms that we’re going to learn today! Idioms and informal expressions like these are used frequently in movies, TV shows, and casual conversations. But a lot of English textbooks don't teach you these expressions! So you mig…
 
There are so many different words, idioms, and phrases to describe people and personalities. We describe how they think, how they act, and how they show up in the world. Today I’ll give you a selection of adjectives that I highly suggest you use when you need to describe yourself. You might use them in an interview or another opportunity in your pr…
 
What makes Tener one of the most versatile verbs in the Spanish language? Joel and his friends go to the toy store to find out. (Unbeknownst to them, we’ll also learn some little-known secrets about Ser.) Want FREE access to all of our learning materials, including videos, dialogues, and quizzes? Head over to www.spanishinonemonth.com. Follow us on…
 
https://www.allearsenglish.com/elsa Get your own pronunciation coach with feedback and corrections right from your phone Go right now to allearsenglish.com/elsa to get 85% off your lifetime pro membership. To get the deal you must go directly to allearsenglish.com/elsa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
“To go”, “gone”, and “I was going to leave…” let’s take a trip to the “Ir doctor” so that we can learn everything about the Spanish verb for “to go”. Want FREE access to all of our learning materials, including videos, dialogues, and quizzes? Head over to www.spanishinonemonth.com. Follow us on Instagram @acceleratedspanish for daily Spanish transl…
 
https://www.allearsenglish.com/elsa Get your own pronunciation coach with feedback and corrections right from your phone Go right now to allearsenglish.com/elsa to get 85% off your lifetime pro membership. To get the deal you must go directly to allearsenglish.com/elsa Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices…
 
Instability, inconsistent days, anxiety and lack of motivation. It’s easy to feel those with the fast-paced lives we live nowadays. However, there is a way for you to have good days more consistently, and you can do that by harnessing the power of building good habits. In today’s episode, we will discuss the science behind habit-building and we’ll …
 
Learn phrases used in professional work English situations (not in casual or informal conversation). Sound more professional when you use these advanced business English phrases, and boost your confidence immediately when you understand what they mean when your colleagues use them!
 
I answer ALLLL of your personal questions, from my teaching life, work life, why I vanished off social media for half a year, my partner, my new life in Spain, and so much more. **DISCOUNT FOR THE PRONUNCIATION PRO MEMBERSHIP SITE** Use code "HAPPYBIRTHDAY" for a 15% discount to celebrate me turning 30! Whoop! :) Join here: https://courses.pronunci…
 
In this English listening practice podcast lesson, we learn about the effects of coffee. Why coffee works the way it does, why it works differently on different people. Of course you will learn some interesting English vocabulary, phrases, pronunciation as you improve your English fluency. An English lesson you actually will want to listen to. So m…
 
Why does this podcast spend so much time on grammar? Let’s dive into why grammar is more important than vocabulary when you’re starting to learn Spanish… and let’s get ready to learn 3 new verbs this week! Want FREE access to all of our learning materials, including videos, dialogues, and quizzes? Head over to www.spanishinonemonth.com. Follow us o…
 
The search for the lost ring Episode description In this week’s bonus episode, Andrew tells a story about losing his wedding ring. Plus, he teaches you an idiomatic expression that native speakers use all the time: on and off. Visit Culips.com to get the 100% free transcript for this episode. The post The search for the lost ring first appeared on …
 
https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/bizpod/BEP388-Business-Development-6.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on business development and discussing a proposal with a new client. In business development, as you build relationships with prospects, you’re on the look-out for problems you can solve or gaps you can fill. And when y…
 
Speak along and review! Let’s practice using both Ser and Estar in real-life sentences. Want FREE access to all of our learning materials, including videos, dialogues, and quizzes? Head over to www.spanishinonemonth.com. Follow us on Instagram @acceleratedspanish for daily Spanish translation practice and other learning tools. For additional resour…
 
to take something with a grain of salt: to not trust something fully to believe something may be exaggerated Find the books: “Learn Natural English: Idioms and Metaphors.” Available on Amazon Book 1: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B083K2NDXC/ Book 2: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B3C3KCGJ lneidiomsansmetaphors@gmail.com Support this podcast at — https://r…
 
A free sample of LEP Premium, from Luke's English Podcast. This is a full English lesson with self-study techniques, an entertaining story about a bear, language exercises and pronunciation practice. Full PDF transcript & worksheet available 👇 LEP Premium is a series of bonus episodes from Luke's English Podcast in which I teach you vocabulary, gra…
 
Let’s practice our new vocabulary in context! We’ll use some real-life Spanish sentences to explore how all our new words and idioms integrate in Spanish conversation. Want FREE access to all of our learning materials, including videos, dialogues, and quizzes? Head over to www.spanishinonemonth.com. Follow us on Instagram @acceleratedspanish for da…
 
For Independence Day, we look at the word "freedom" and the surprising words that came from the same roots. Plus, we look at odd sentences with double subjects and when you should (and shouldn't) use them. Transcript: https://grammar-girl.simplecast.com/episodes/surprising-words-related-to-freedom-double-subjects-foop | Subscribe to the newsletter …
 
Hello everyone and welcome back to Wait, What! Why? The podcast that ponders the origins behind the things we do. Thank you for taking the time to join us today as we discuss the origins of America's favorite summer treat, S’mores! Today we look at the origins behind the three ingredients of S'mores, marshmallow, chocolate, and Graham crackers. Did…
 
Go to https://try.lingoda.com/UTS_June and use our code UTSJUNE to get 20€ ($25) off your deposit when signing up for the Lingoda Sprint! #sprint202206 Meet Yvonne and Jen - founders and co-creators of Simple Germany. We are super excited to have them join us for our last episode in June - also known as Pride Month! Jen is originally from Guatemala…
 
English phrasal verbs explained. Today, our journey through the many possible phrasal verb combinations continues with the verb fall. We explore the most common use of fall in a phrasal verb, with lots of examples. I’ve included a short quiz at the end of the lesson so you can check if you have grasped the multitude meanings of fall as a phrasal ve…
 
In this episode we’ll learn a lot of new essential nouns and adjectives in Spanish, using Joel’s house as our memory palace. Want FREE access to all of our learning materials, including videos, dialogues, and quizzes? Head over to www.spanishinonemonth.com. Follow us on Instagram @acceleratedspanish for daily Spanish translation practice and other …
 
Today you'll learn five phrases natives use to talk about their travel plans. Perfect for summer conversations! Plus, learn about a super special offer for our listening and fluency course! Check out allearsenglish.com/summer. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoicesBy Lindsay McMahon and Michelle Kaplan
 
There are things that we like, and then there are things we really obsess over! But watch out: you don’t want your obsession to turn into an addiction. In this Simplified Speech episode, hosts Andrew and Kassy explore expressions dealing with our obsessions. Simplified Speech is a series featuring easy and natural English conversations. Both beginn…
 
Today’s lesson will be a challenging one – we’re going to look at 10 more advanced vocabulary words. But I’m not going to just tell you what they mean… instead, you’ve got to try to figure out what they mean based on an example sentence. I’ll show you a sentence with the word and give you three choices for what it means. Try to choose the correct a…
 
This episode teaches a LOT of new adverbs! These words are all very commonly used and will enrich your Spanish conversations. Want FREE access to all of our learning materials, including videos, dialogues, and quizzes? Head over to www.spanishinonemonth.com. Follow us on Instagram @acceleratedspanish for daily Spanish translation practice and other…
 
Visit our sponsor: https://www.betterhelp.com/aee BetterHelp is customized, online therapy that offers video, phone, and even live chat sessions with your therapist, so you don’t have to see anyone on camera if you don’t want to. It’s much more affordable than in-person therapy and you can be matched with a therapist in under 48 hours. Get 10% off …
 
Is it true? Is it correct? I have a doubt. I have a question. True, Correct, Doubt, & Question. For today’s English lesson, I’m going to help you understand how to use these words and I’m gonna show you some common phases using them. Let’s study together. Here are the example sentences from this episode. To get the details of ... Read More…
 
Learn Polish in a fun way with short Episodes. On this episode we talk about Kim jesteś z zawodu?- What's your occupation?. Find all Graphics to freely Download https://www.facebook.com/learnpolishpodcast Start Your Own Podcast + Social Media & Donations https://bio.link/podcaster Sponsor www.coolabulla.com for Websites and Animation. Use code Lear…
 
If you struggle with Spanish pronouns, this mnemonics lesson is for you. Let’s take your fluency to the next level by learning more nuances with these extremely common words. Want FREE access to all of our learning materials, including videos, dialogues, and quizzes? Head over to www.spanishinonemonth.com. Follow us on Instagram @acceleratedspanish…
 
Loading …

Quick Reference Guide

Copyright 2022 | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service
Google login Twitter login Classic login