Best Language Learning podcasts we could find (Updated April 2019)
Related podcasts: Language Learn Learning English Culture Featured FM Linguistics English Usage Education Grammar Spanish Slow English Higher Education Society Learning Spanish French Esl Travel Learning Chinese Russian  
Language Learning public [search 0]
×
Join millions of Player FM users today to get Language Learning news and insights whenever you like, even when you're offline. Podcast smarter with the podcast app that refuses to compromise … it's free and easy.
Podcast smarter! Player FM is free and easy.
show episodes
 
Free daily dose of word power from Merriam-Webster's experts
 
S
Spanish Podcast
Weekly
 
Learn real Spanish with us! In our course we emphasize all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension, rapid vocabulary expansion, exposure to grammar and common idiomatic expressions, to pronunciation practice and interactive grammar exercises.
 
A fun weekly radio show about language seen through culture, history, and family. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers who have questions and stories about linguistics, old sayings, word histories, etymology, regional dialects, slang, new words, word play, word games, grammar, family expressions, books, literature, writing, and more. Your language questions: https://waywordradio.org/contact or words@waywordradio.org. Call toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Canada at ...
 
Learn Japanese with Daily Podcasts from Tokyo Whether you are Japan-bound 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 Japanesepod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever! Yoroshiku O-negai Shimasu!
 
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!
 
Learn Cantonese 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 CantonesePod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
I
IELTS Podcast
Weekly+
 
Pass IELTS with expert help.
 
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. We will show you how to use everyday vocabulary and natural idioms, expressions, and phrasal verbs and how to make small talk in American English. We will also give you special ...
 
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
 
T
Talk the Talk
Monthly+
 
A show about linguistics, the science of language, on RTRFM 92.1 community radio, Perth.
 
Learn Arabic 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 ArabicPod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
I
IELTS Made Easier
Weekly+
 
A weekly talk-through of IELTS topics to help you learn about the issues, vocabulary, tips and strategies you need to know for the test. Follow me on www.facebook.com/ieltsetc and get all the downloads, tests, advice and tips on my website www.ieltsetc.com. Join the Members Academy for step-by-step online courses and support to get you a Band 7+ in the #ielts test. www.members.ieltsetc.com/academy/
 
DW's individualized German language learning materials can help you to improve your skills with a host of fun and free materials for all levels. dw.com/germancourses We welcome posts in English and German. However, DW will delete and/or report any content that constitutes hateful, threatening, pornographic or harrassing material. Please respect our netiquette: http://bit.ly/b3Ui11 Legal Notice: http://www.dw.com/dw/article/0,,15718489,00.html
 
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.
 
Learn French by Podcast is an exciting series of French lessons for everybody. Work with high-quality audio podcasts in your own time and at your own pace. Want to clarify some details? Something you couldn't quite understand? Then download comprehensive with transcripts, details grammatical explanations, cultural points of interest, and more.
 
Learn Russian 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 RussianPod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
Learn English for everyday use
 
G
German Podcast
Weekly
 
Learn real German with us! In our course we emphasize all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension, rapid vocabulary expansion, exposure to grammar and common idiomatic expressions, to pronunciation practice and interactive grammar exercises.
 
Learn English for everyday use
 
In our course we emphasize all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension, rapid vocabulary expansion, exposure to Spanish grammar and common idiomatic expressions used in Latin America, to pronunciation practice and interactive grammar exercises. In our program we discuss the Weekly News, grammar, and expressions, and much more in simplified Spanish at a slow pace so that you can understand almost every word and sentence. Listen and most importantly read our interactive trans ...
 
News Review shows you how to use the language from the latest news stories in your everyday English. Published every Tuesday by BBC Learning English.
 
Learn Japanese with Daily Podcasts from Tokyo Whether you are Japan-bound 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 Japanesepod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever! Yoroshiku O-negai Shimasu!
 
S
Slow German
Monthly+
 
In this podcast, German podcaster Annik Rubens talks slowly about topics of everyday German life, from beergardens to recycling. More information and Premium Podcast with learning materials on Slow German at www.slowgerman.com. You can read the complete transcript of each episode on this internet-site or in the ID3-Tags.
 
Learn Spanish 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 SpanishPod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
A podcast that's enthusiastic about linguistics by Gretchen McCulloch (All Things Linguistic) and Lauren Gawne (Superlinguo). A weird and deep conversation about language delivered right to your ears the third Thursday of every month. Bonus episodes: www.patreon.com/lingthusiasmShownotes: www.lingthusiasm.com
 
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.
 
T
The Allusionist
Monthly+
 
Linguistic adventures with Helen Zaltzman, TheAllusionist.org. A proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
Brought to you by http://italki.comJoin Kris on the Actual Fluency Podcast as he sets out to inspire, motivate and teach you how to learn foreign languages languages the best way.In the process he is joined by some of best language learners and experts in the world, who chip in with their personal opinion on what it takes to evolve as a language learner today.
 
Learn Hindi 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 HindiPod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
A Podcast where you can listen to native Mexicans.Improve your Spanish in a fun and interactive way. Gramatica, urban slang, street, regional and more.
 
"Aprenda Inglês com música" é um projeto da Teacher Milena- www.teachermilena.comBaixe o PDF de todas as aulas gratuitamente! Cadastre-se para ter livre acesso à biblioteca #aicm (Aprenda Inglês com música)https://www.teachermilena.com/aprenda-ingles-com-musicaQuer apoiar a série comprando o super pacotão? Siga o link ;) https://www.teachermilena.com/aicm-super-pacotaoConheça os outros projetos da Teacher Milena:CURSO INTENSIVO http://www.workshop.teachermilena.com/TEACHER MILENA FLIXhttps:/ ...
 
Learn French 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 FrenchPod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
Do you want to get a band 7 on the IELTS exam? Your 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 strategies, practice, tips, tricks, and secrets using real English examples. We’ll show you how to take control of the Speaking Section by reducing anxiety, panic, and fear. You’ll learn what to do when your mind goes ...
 
R
Real Life French
Weekly
 
Learn French with Real Life French: free podcasts, brought to you by French teachers from Paris.
 
W
Words for Granted
Monthly
 
Words for Granted is a podcast that looks at how words change over time. Host Ray Belli uses language--more specifically, individual words--as a way of making connections among history, culture, religion, and society.
 
Learn Korean with Free Podcasts
 
F
French Podcast
Weekly
 
Learn French online with us! In our course we emphasize all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension, rapid vocabulary expansion, exposure to French grammar and common idiomatic expressions, to pronunciation practice and interactive grammar exercises. In our program we discuss the Weekly News, French grammar, and French expressions, and much more in simplified French at a slow pace so that you can understand almost every word and sentence.
 
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.
 
As It Is takes a daily look at issues in the news in the United States and around the world.
 
A book on improving eloquence, proficiency and grammar in everyday communication. ‘How to Speak and Write Correctly’ is not a manual of the styles to use in speaking and writing, nor is it a manual for grammar. It is a simple, useful book for helping ordinary people in effective communication. It lays down and explains broad rules of communication, further giving useful tips for effective communication. The book also lists common mistakes in communication and offers suggestions on how best t ...
 
Learn Italian 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 ItalianPod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
A vocabulary podcast that goes deeper.
 
Learn Chinese 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 ChineseClass101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
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.
 
The TEFLology Podcast is a bi-weekly podcast all about teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) and related matters, presented by three self-certified TEFLologists. We take a lighthearted look at the fields of English language teaching (ELT) and applied linguistics, with topics ranging from TESOL methodologies and approaches to current affairs and history. Email: teflology@gmail.com Follow us on Twitter @TEFLology
 
The Ten Questions ESL Podcast is for English language learners around the world who want to improve their English listening comprehension. In each podcast I will interview a native or non-native English speaker. I will ask them ten common questions that people use to get to know one another. Not only will you practice listening to different English accents, but you'll also learn about the culture and customs of many countries. This podcast will be especially useful for university students an ...
 
Learn Real Spoken Russian Language Podcasts!
 
I
Italian Podcast
Monthly
 
Learn Italian online with us! In our course we emphasize all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension, rapid vocabulary expansion, exposure to Italian grammar and common idiomatic expressions, to pronunciation practice and interactive grammar exercises. In our program we discuss the Weekly News, Italian grammar, and Italian expressions, and much more in simplified Italian at a slow pace so that you can understand almost every word and sentence.
 
Hello from the USA & the UK! English Across The Pond is a podcast for English learners who want to take their language skills to the next level. Hosted by Dan from England and Jennifer from America, join us every week for a mix of chat, fun and language improvement. Become a member and get a transcript and study plan with every episode! www.englishacrossthepond.com/gold/
 
Loading …
show series
 
Norbert from Ecolinguist.com comes on the show to share his own learning experiences, as well as his experience teaching people foreign languages. In the episode we go over some of the fundamentals in language learning success, and how you can become a language teacher and travel the world (if you want to!) Links: Website: http://ecolinguist.co ...…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 22, 2019 is: intoxicate • \in-TAHK-suh-kayt\ • verb 1 : poison 2 a : to excite or stupefy by alcohol or a drug especially to the point where physical and mental control is markedly diminished b : to excite or elate to the point of enthusiasm or frenzy Examples: "But, even as a child, [George] Benjamin ...…
 
Direto do túnel do tempo, "Baby Come Back", da banda Player, é a aula de número 102 da série Aprenda Inglês com música!*Baixe o PDF desta aula gratuitamente! Cadastre-se para ter livre acesso à biblioteca #aicm (Aprenda Inglês com música)https://www.teachermilena.com/aprenda-ingles-com-musica*Comprando o Super Pacotão você apoia o projeto "Apre ...…
 
- Колян, здорово. Сейчас тебе такую хохму расскажу! Купили нам в цех новый станок. Вроде, всем должен жизнь облегчить. Однако дело сразу не пошло на лад. Работники просто на дыбы встали. Не будем внедрять и всё! Говорят, нам по старинке работать привычнее - Паш, ты меня совсем не удивил. Я ведь не в одну бухгалтерию уже новую бухгалтерскую прог ...…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 21, 2019 is: resurrection • \rez-uh-REK-shun\ • noun 1 a (capitalized Resurrection) : the rising of Christ from the dead b (often capitalized Resurrection) : the rising again to life of all the human dead before the final judgment c : the state of one risen from the dead 2 : resurgence, revival Exampl ...…
 
One large part of the Waiho bridge was swept away by flood waters. A new 180m part has been finished and the whole bridge opened to traffic again. The Waiho bridge is important because it joins the West Coast (South Island) highway to Haast Pass, Wanaka and Queenstown. There is only one main road along the West Coast and if it is closed, people ...…
 
palarbas regias, norestenses, regiomontanas de Monterrey Nuevo Leon
 
In this episode Sara shares how she got these amazing scores first time: Speaking 8.5 Listening 8.5 Reading 7.5 Writing 7.5 Overall 8.0 She had taken the TOEFL three times and learnt from her mistake. This time she decided to invest in a professional online course, and she: Saved time by preparing for just one exam Avoided the emotional roller ...…
 
In this episode Sara shares how she got these amazing scores first time: Speaking 8.5 Listening 8.5 Reading 7.5 Writing 7.5 Overall 8.0 She had taken the TOEFL three times and learnt from her mistake. This time she decided to invest in a professional online course, and she: Saved time by preparing for just one exam Avoided the emotional roller ...…
 
Klickt hier, um zum Manuskript zu gelangen: http://bit.ly/Deutschlernen_Langsam-gesprochene-Nachrichten_20042019Täglich von Montag bis Samstag findet ihr hier aktuelle Tagesnachrichten der DW – langsam und verständlich gesprochen. Neben der Audio-Datei gibt es auch den vollständigen Text zum Mitlesen.Hier geht's zur Übersichtsseite: dw.com/lang ...…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 20, 2019 is: propitious • \pruh-PISH-us\ • adjective 1 : favorably disposed : benevolent 2 : being a good omen : auspicious 3 : tending to favor : advantageous Examples: With the economy emerging from a recession, it was a propitious time to invest in a start-up. "My instincts tell me that this is a p ...…
 
Real Life French: j'en ai toujours rêvéBy contact@dailyfrenchpod.com (Louis and Gérard from Dailyfrenchpod.com).
 
One of our listeners was taking up a position as a teacher in a pre-school in France and asked if we would put together some expressions and vocabulary that might be used in a dialogue between the teacher and a parent. Let’s consider one such conversation.
 
Um jemanden zu bauchpinseln, braucht man keine Farbe, Extrawürste kann man nicht essen und Rabenmütter sind keine Vögel. Warum das so ist, erfahrt ihr hier. Jede Woche stellen wir euch ein ein kurioses deutsches Wort vor – in unserem „Wort der Woche“.Klickt hier für mehr kuriose Wörter: dw.com/wortderwoche…
 
Testet euer Wissen mit interaktiven Übungen: http://bit.ly/Top-Thema_Bundesverfassungsgericht_Gleiches_Wahlrecht_fuer_Menschen_mit_BehinderungMit dem Top-Thema könnt ihr euch gleichzeitig über Neues aus aller Welt informieren und euren Wortschatz erweitern. Wir bieten euch zwei leicht verständliche Berichte mit Vokabelangaben und Fragen zum Tex ...…
 
They feel so right, but sound so wrong. They're false friends — pairs of words in different languages that seem like they'd mean the same thing, but don't. Which ones have you run across in your language experience? Our friends have sent their favourites for this episode of Talk the Talk.
 
Klickt hier, um zum Manuskript zu gelangen: http://bit.ly/Deutschlernen_Langsam-gesprochene-Nachrichten_19042019 Täglich von Montag bis Samstag findet ihr hier aktuelle Tagesnachrichten der DW – langsam und verständlich gesprochen. Neben der Audio-Datei gibt es auch den vollständigen Text zum Mitlesen.Hier geht's zur Übersichtsseite: dw.com/lan ...…
 
588. Punctuation Rules / Book Review (Part 2) Apostrophe, Full Stop, Comma Part 2 of my episode about punctuation. This one covers punctuation rules for apostrophe, full stop and comma. Also you can hear the rest of my book review of Punctuation..? by User Design. Transcript available. English lessons on Cambly + 10 free minutes www.teacherluke ...…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for April 19, 2019 is: ecstatic • \ek-STAT-ik\ • adjective : of, relating to, or marked by ecstasy Examples: Greta and Paul were ecstatic when their daughter called to tell them that they were soon going to be grandparents. "Harold Pinter established himself as Britain's foremost dramatist by placing inscrutabl ...…
 
Dans la discussion d'aujourd'hui sur l'actualité, nous parlerons de l’incendie qui a dévasté l'un des bâtiments les plus emblématiques du monde - la cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Nous poursuivrons en commentant l’arrestation la semaine dernière à Londres du fondateur de WikiLeaks, Julian Assange. Comme toujours, notre troisième sujet portera ...…
 
Inizieremo la puntata di oggi, parlando del devastante incendio scoppiato nella cattedrale di Notre Dame a Parigi, una delle costruzioni gotiche più celebri del mondo. Poi, continueremo con la notizia dell’arresto di Julian Assange, il fondatore di WikiLeaks, avvenuto la scorsa settima a Londra. Come di consueto la terza notizia riguarderà il m ...…
 
LnR 074 Long Time No See (Replay) NOTE: This podcast episode is from October 2016! I say that I have just spent the summer in the US with my mother and her two cats (now she has three cats) and am now in China again. I am writing this in April 2019 and am not in China, but still in the US recovering from surgery. I am almost recovered, but it's ...…
 
When a language is shifting from being spoken by a whole community to being spoken only by older people, it’s crucial to get the kids engaged with the language again. But kids don’t always appreciate the interests of their elders, especially when global popular culture seems more immediately exciting. One idea? Make stories from pop culture, fe ...…
 
More great books at LoyalBooks.comBy Joseph Devlin.
 
587. Punctuation Rules / Book Review (Part 1) This episode is about the importance of punctuation in writing. I'll teach you the names of various punctuation symbols and review a cool punctuation reference book that someone sent me recently, and yes I do think it is possible to have a cool book about punctuation! Transcript available. English l ...…
 
In unserer heutigen Diskussion über aktuelle Ereignisse sprechen wir über den verheerenden Brand in einem der berühmtesten Gebäude der Welt – der Kathedrale Notre Dame in Paris. Anschließend diskutieren wir über die Verhaftung von WikiLeaks-Gründer Julian Assange letzte Woche in London. Wie immer kommt unsere dritte Story aus den Bereichen Wiss ...…
 
Hey there Ponders! Red and yellow and pink and green. Purple and orange and blue … this week your 2 English teacher hosts, Dan from the UK and Jennifer from the US, are chatting all about colour! They discuss their favourite colours, why colour is so important, colours they like to wear, car colours and … toothbrushes :) After the chat, the lan ...…
 
En la discusión de hoy sobre la actualidad, hablaremos del devastador incendio de uno de los edificios más icónicos del mundo: la catedral Notre Dame de París. Continuaremos con la detención del fundador de WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, la semana pasada en Londres. Como siempre, nuestra tercera noticia será del área de ciencia, tecnología o medici ...…
 
British people expect you to talk “funny” because everyone in the UK speaks English differently. Being understood is far more important than you learning a specific British accent.The full article can be found here: https://adeptenglish.com/2019/04/18/learn-british-accent/This Articles Group: https://adeptenglish.com/english-speaking-practice/L ...…
 
Learn French with FrenchPod101.com! You thought you had all the time in the world to get ready before meeting your friends for brunch at your favorite French restaurant. So instead of taking a shower, you decide you have time to clean your room. But then, you notice the clock and double check your watch. Your [...]…
 
In this Intermediate lesson, you’ll learn Italian words about Venice Film Festival. Visit us at ItalianPod101.com, where you will find Italian lesson notes and many more fantastic lessons and learning resources. Leave us a message while you are here! Learn Italian with ItalianPod101.com!How would you react if someone put you on the spot with a ...…
 
Learn Korean with KoreanClass101.com! Our Korean vocabulary lists are listener favorites, and now we’ve made it even better! In each lesson, you’ll hear the Korean words and phrases from the Korean vocabulary lists. Join us for Korean Vocab Builder!In this lesson, you’ll learn Must-Know words and phrases for Columbus Day. Click here to make you ...…
 
Learn Russian with Russian Pod101.com! You’ve found your way to the Russian train station, but now the real problems begin. You’re not sure which train to take to get to your Russian destination, and you’re not sure how to ask for the help you need in Russian either. You locate the map and search for [...]…
 
Google login Twitter login Classic login