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The Allusionist
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Adventures in language with Helen Zaltzman: TheAllusionist.org. A proud member of Radiotopia from PRX. Learn more at radiotopia.fm.
 
Susie Dent and Gyles Brandreth invite you to enhance your vocabulary, uncover the hidden origins of language and share their love of words. A Somethin' Else production.
 
True stories for English speakers learning Spanish. From the makers of Duolingo, the most popular language-learning app, comes a new podcast that delivers fascinating real-life stories in easy-to-understand Spanish with English narration. These are not language lessons; they’re life lessons through language. Hosted by Martina Castro, co-founder of NPR’s Radio Ambulante.
 
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 ...
 
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Lexicon Valley
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Lexicon Valley is a show about language, from pet peeves, syntax, and etymology to neurolinguistics and the death of languages. Hosted by linguist John McWhorter.
 
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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6 Minute English
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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.
 
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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6 Minute Grammar
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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.
 
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.
 
A Way with Words is a fun and funny radio show and podcast about language. Co-hosts Martha Barnette and Grant Barrett talk with callers from around the world about linguistics, slang, new words, jokes, riddles, word games, grammar, old sayings, word origins, regional dialects, family expressions, books, literature, folklore, and speaking and writing well. Email your language questions for the show to words@waywordradio.org. Or call with your questions toll-free *any* time in the U.S. and Can ...
 
Learning English is tough stuff, but we’re here to help every step of the way. This podcast is for English language learners who want to improve their lives by becoming fluent in English. Our high-quality lessons are free, fun and taught by our expert hosts. Listening to Culips is like sitting in on an interesting chat between good friends. Your fluency, listening skills, vocabulary, and pronunciation will improve naturally as you get to know our hosts and learn about interesting topics and ...
 
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Slow German
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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.
 
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
 
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.
 
Do you want to get a band 7 on the IELTS exam? IELTS 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 Speaking Section by reducing anxiety, panic, and fear. You’ll learn what to do when you ...
 
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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DW - Learn German
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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
 
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 French in coffee-break lessons from the Radio Lingua Network. In each lesson we'll focus on the language you need to know and before long you'll be making yourself understood with native French speakers. Season 1 lessons are for absolute beginners, and the courses increase in difficulty as the seasons progress.
 
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.
 
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!
 
Españolistos is a Spanish language learning Podcast spoken in clear Latin American Spanish geared towards intermediate to advanced language learners. The conversations are 99% in Spanish so you can focus on your listening comprehension. The topics are fun and interesting, sometimes controversial, and always educational. We believe that discussing deep and meaningful topics will increase your vocabulary as you learn new and practical words for everyday living.Andrea (Colombian Spanish Teacher ...
 
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A Cup Of English
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English practice for beginners and advanced, that will inspire and refresh the anxious language student. Download the text and grammar notes for a complete language experience. You really can learn English well with this clearly spoken and delightful course.
 
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!
 
Learn French with Louis' daily podcasts
 
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French Podcast
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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.
 
A show about linguistics, the science of language, on RTRFM 92.1 community radio, Perth.
 
Learn German in coffee-break lessons from the Radio Lingua Network. In each lesson we'll focus on the language you need to know and before long you'll be making yourself understood with native German speakers.
 
Learn to speak Spanish with our free lessons, podcasts, videos, tips and tricks. Improve your Spanish listening skills. Learn how to speak Spanish fluently, automatically and effortless.
 
Learn Mandarin Chinese with Situational, Practical and Easy Mandarin Chinese Audio Lessons
 
Learn German 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 GermanPod101.com. One of these phrases just might turn your trip into the best one ever!
 
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!
 
Speak English powerfully using the Effortless English system. Learn English with AJ Hoge, "The World's #1 English Teacher". Learn tips and strategies to improve your spoken English. Learn English vocabulary. Learn about American English and American culture. Be a successful English speaker and international leader!
 
Hi guys :) This is the podcast program for Japanese learners. We want to give you Japanese real conversations! Please have fun learning Japanese :)New episode: Every Saturday* *Up to 4 episodes per monthTwitter: @smalltalkinJPEmail: smalltalkinjapanese@yahoo.co.jpPatreon: https://www.patreon.com/smalltalkinJPVocabulary List: https://smalltalkinjapanese.hatenablog.com/We would appreciate informing us of any questions, comments or requests you may have. We are really looking forward to hearing ...
 
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German Podcast
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News in Slow German is a podcast for those who already possess a basic vocabulary and some knowledge of German grammar. Your hosts are native German speaker from Germany. In our program we discuss the world news, grammar, and expressions, and much more in simplified Spanish at a slow pace so that you can understand almost every word and sentence. Learn real Spanish with us! In our course we emphasize all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension, rapid vocabulary expansion, e ...
 
Learning a new language? Get your language learning questions answered by polyglot Olly Richards, who speaks 8 languages and runs the popular blog - I Will Teach You A Language. Whatever's holding you back on the path to fluency, tune in twice a week to get your regular dose of language learning motivation, with Olly and other polyglot guests, such as Benny Lewis, Luca Lampariello, Richard Simcott and Alex Rawlings. Learn Spanish, Learn French, Learn German, Learn Italian, Learn Portuguese, ...
 
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
 
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German Podcast
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News in Slow German is a podcast for those who already possess a basic vocabulary and some knowledge of German grammar. Your hosts are native German speaker from Germany. In our program we discuss the world news, grammar, and expressions, and much more in simplified Spanish at a slow pace so that you can understand almost every word and sentence. Learn real Spanish with us! In our course we emphasize all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension, rapid vocabulary expansion, e ...
 
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Spanish Podcast
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News in Slow Spanish is a podcast for those who already possess a basic vocabulary and some knowledge of Spanish grammar. Your host are native Spanish speaker from Spain. In our program we discuss the world news, grammar, and expressions, and much more in simplified Spanish at a slow pace so that you can understand almost every word and sentence. Learn real Spanish with us! In our course we emphasize all aspects of language learning from listening comprehension, rapid vocabulary expansion, e ...
 
Learn French listening to French podcasts made by French teacher Pierre. You can often have the podcast transcripts in the BLOG http://francaisavecpierre.com . Whenever there is a transcript available, I will put the blog post URL in the podcast episode description, please check it out. You can learn and improve your French listening to the podcasts with lots of interesting topics, French lessons and a lot more. Learn French the fun and easy way!
 
On the Espresso English podcast, you'll learn English grammar, vocabulary, phrases, idioms, and more. Espresso English lessons are clear and practical, making it easy to learn the language quickly and effectively. Visit http://www.espressoenglish.net to get English courses and e-books that will help you learn faster!
 
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.
 
Free daily dose of word power from Merriam-Webster's experts
 
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IELTS Made Easier
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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/
 
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The Vocal Fries
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The podcast about linguistic discrimination. Learn about how we judge other people's speech as a sneaky way to be racist, sexist, classist, etc. Carrie and Megan teach you how to stop being an accidental jerk.To join our email list and get updates on new episodes and announcements, click here
 
Using more than 99% target language, 听故事学中文Learning Chinese through Stories(LCTS) creates authentic and immersive podcasts to help people around the world develop Chinese language skills and cultural competency. It covers a wide range of topics and proficiency levels(Novice, Intermediate, Advanced). Every story has two parts: story (A) and story explanation (B), accompanied by annotated vocabulary and transcript. For example, an episode titled "2.3.12 A" means this episode is at the level of ...
 
Learn Advanced Conversational English with Professional American Teachers Lindsay and Gabby
 
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Italian Podcast
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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.
 
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IELTS Podcast
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Pass IELTS with expert help.
 
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Click here to see the Full Blog Post Click here to see the full YouTube video Welcome to the my new series "The Rules Of Language Learning". In these videos, you'll learn my best tips and ideas for learning foreign languages... from the "obvious" to the "downright controversial"! Do you agree or disagree with my conclusions? Listen to the episo ...…
 
Learning English use a limited vocabulary and are read at a slower pace than VOA's other English broadcasts. Previously known as Special English.By VOA.
 
What’s your favourite smell? You might say something like the smell of fresh ripe strawberries, or the smell of freshly-cut grass. But if we asked what your favourite colour is, you might say red or green, but you wouldn’t say the colour of strawberries or grass. Why is it that we have so much more vocabulary for colours than for scents? In thi ...…
 
Rob and Sam discuss internships and teach you related vocabulary.By BBC Radio.
 
If you are a Spanish speaker, then I begin this audio English lesson by asking your forgiveness, speaking English words is easy for me but Palabras inglés well you need to listen to the whole podcast to understand why, trust me when I say it is worth it! This English lesson is all about pronunciation and why speaking a new language is difficult ...…
 
Thank you very much for listening to our podcast!リスナーの皆様(みなさま)へhttps://smalltalkinjapanese.hatenablog.com/entry/2019/10/17/162709Patreonでサポートしてくださっている皆様へhttps://smalltalkinjapanese.hatenablog.com/entry/2019/10/17/161217これからもポッドキャストは続(つづ)けるので、応援(おうえん)していただければ嬉(うれ)しいです!
 
Have you heard natives use the word “adulting” in English conversations? Are there words like this that you find difficult to understand? This is a newer trend where people turn a noun into a verb, or use some common play on words. We’re going to... Read More The post AEE 1245: Are You Adulting Today? appeared first on All Ears English Podcast ...…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 17, 2019 is: maunder • \MAWN-der\ • verb 1 : chiefly British : grumble 2 : to wander slowly and idly 3 : to speak indistinctly or disconnectedly Examples: The bed-and-breakfast was delightful but we felt a bit captive in the morning as our host maundered on while we hovered at the door, hoping to es ...…
 
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Texte: Le ralentissement dans le secteur indien très performant des technologies de l’Information s’est traduit par une réduction drastique du nombre d’emplois offerts aux étudiants via les recrutements sur les campus. Traduction: The slowdown in India's much-acclaimed Information Technology (IT) sector has translated into a drastic reduction i ...…
 
Learning English use a limited vocabulary and are read at a slower pace than VOA's other English broadcasts. Previously known as Special English.By VOA.
 
In May 2019, twenty Paraguayan soccer players traveled from their hometown to Asunción, the nation’s capital, to play the most important game of their lives. Led by their captain, José Elías Argaña, they were the first indigenous team to qualify to Paraguay’s national soccer league. Study materials and a transcript of this episode are available ...…
 
Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now. Come table-hopping as we discuss the linguistic quirks of some mealtime terms. Twitter: @lexiconvalley Facebook: facebook.com/LexiconValley Email: lexiconvalley@slate.com Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices…
 
Today I want to answer a question that is important for everyone who is studying English. Many of my students say, "I study grammar a lot and I understand it in theory. But when I speak, I can't think of the grammar in the moment, or it takes too long to remember the rules. So how can I use grammar correctly when speaking English?" This is a gr ...…
 
In this tutorial, you will: find out what to expect in Part One of the IELTS speaking test learn tips to help you improve your performance in Part One The speaking test is the same for both IELTS Academic and IELTS General Training and it always involves a face-to-face interview with a certified IELTS examiner – regardless of whether you take t ...…
 
Have you heard somebody use the phrase “looky here” in English? Does it sound as if the person using this phrase is trying to draw attention to a certain situation? You may wonder what this means because it can be a bit deceiving. This is... Read More The post AEE 1244: Looky Here! New Ways to Add Spunk and Sass to Your English appeared first o ...…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 16, 2019 is: genial • \JEE-nee-ul\ • adjective 1 : favorable to growth or comfort : mild 2 : marked by or freely expressing sympathy or friendliness 3 : displaying or marked by genius Examples: "What country seems more sensible? The even discourse, the reflexive politeness, the brilliant yet genial ...…
 
Texte: Une travailleuse suisse a été viré car indigne de confiance après que sa société ait indiqué qu’elle avait découvert qu’elle utilisait Facebook alors qu’elle était en congès maladie. Traduction: A Swiss worker has been fired for being untrustworthy after her company said it had discovered her using Facebook while off sick.…
 
Learning English use a limited vocabulary and are read at a slower pace than VOA's other English broadcasts. Previously known as Special English.By VOA.
 
Dan and Catherine teach you the language the media is using to discuss this story.By BBC Radio.
 
We hear what we expect to hear. That's a problem in court, where covert audio recordings are often unclear. Who decides what goes into the transcript that lawyers, judges, and juries will see? We're talking to Dr Helen Fraser about forensic transcription on this episode of Talk the Talk.By Daniel Midgley and Hedvig Skirgård.
 
Passive forms can be tricky to understand but Rob, Neil and Mike are here to help you.By BBC Radio.
 
Trying to help your kids succeed in life? These mothers have a strong idea of what to do!By BBC Radio.
 
Have you heard somebody use the phrase “so much as” in English? Have you ever heard the phrase “so much for” in conversation? These phrases may seem very similar, and though they appear that way, just one word can make a huge difference when it... Read More The post AEE 1243: Less Flashy But More Useful English Vocabulary to Spark Connection ap ...…
 
Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for October 15, 2019 is: belfry • \BEL-free\ • noun 1 : a bell tower; especially : one surmounting or attached to another structure 2 : a room or framework for enclosing a bell 3 : the seat of the intellect : head Examples: "The mission stands a little back of the town, and is a large building, or rather collec ...…
 
Texte: Une femme albanienne qui a reçu une balle dans son sommeil en 1997 a vécu pendant 12 ans avec une balle logée dans sa joue sans le savoir jusqu’à ce qu’elle apparaisse sur une radio. Traduction: An Albanian woman shot in her sleep in 1997 lived for 12 years with a bullet lodged in her cheek without knowing it until it showed up on an X-ray.…
 
The words introduced to our language by poets. Featuring nerds, meeting T.S. Eliot, measuring your life in coffee spoons, runcible spoons, the bobowler, Chaucer on Twitter, pandemonium, tripping the light fantastic, limericks, fools rushing in, feeling like a gooseberry and some poetry from our listeners. A Somethin’ Else Production. Susie’s Tr ...…
 
Learning English use a limited vocabulary and are read at a slower pace than VOA's other English broadcasts. Previously known as Special English.By VOA.
 
An extraordinary voice and life story filled with success and tragedy in almost equal measure, the "Little Sparrow" is the focus of this episode of the Coffee Break French Magazine. Edith Piaf is known as one of the most widely known French singers, and you'll learn more about her life and work in this episode. There will be a total of 10 episo ...…
 
If you're not using a dictionary to look up puzzling words as you read them, you're missing out on a whole other level of enjoyment. Also, when you're cleaning house, why not clean like there's literally no tomorrow? The term "death cleaning" refers to downsizing and decluttering specifically with the next generation in mind. The good news is t ...…
 
621. British TV: Dragons’ Den (Part 3) Discord in the Den One more episode about this TV series involving entrepreneurs getting investment for their business startups. In this one there's plenty of disagreement and some strong feedback from the Dragons. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-adX italki offer https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/talk LEP Pr ...…
 
We design all Adept English lessons to help you with learning to speak English and English language fluency. We spend a lot of time thinking up new ways to make your lessons fun to listen to. Our goal is to help you improve your English-speaking skills while learning about something interesting enough to talk about. We want you to practice usin ...…
 
Rob and Catherine help you make sense of using multi-word verbs.By BBC Radio.
 
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101!Don't forget to stop by JapanesePod101.com for more great Japanese Language Learning Resources!-------Lesson Dialog----------------------------------Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101!Don't forget to stop by JapanesePod101.com for more great Japanese Language Learning Resources!…
 
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