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www.BreakingNewsEnglish.com
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Simple news casts for learners of English. Read the news article at http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/ . You can also try some vocabulary exercises.
 
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A Cup Of English
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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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ESL News New Zealand
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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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BBC Learning English Drama
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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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podcastsinenglish.com
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The top esl/efl listening resource for those learning English and teaching English. We provide real conversations recorded for Elementary, Intermediate and Upper Intermediate learners of English. In addition, the supporting worksheets and transcripts can be used for self access or in the classroom to provide valuable English language lessons for learners of English at all levels.
 
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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.
 
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Culips ESL Podcast
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Learn to speak English like a native speaker!
 
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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.
 
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The English We Speak
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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 Vocabulary
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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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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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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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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 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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Fun English Lessons
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This ESL podcast is a comedy style talk show done by two Canadian brothers living in Shanghai, China. Fun to listen to and a great way to improve English.
 
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July 23, 2017. A five-year-old girl in London was fined $200 by a local government in London for selling cups of lemonade.
 
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A Cup Of English
 
Bowling is, I think, an underestimated sport. It's often just considered entertainment. The nearest bowling alley to us is across the river, and is a place for both serious entertainment and serious sport. Half of the day is devoted to parties, and includes bowling for an hour, pizza, and a huge amount of pepsi or root beer. That all comes as p ...…
 
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ESL News New Zealand
 
We are experiencing some extreme weather at the moment with heavy rain causing flooding in some places like Timaru. Only a week ago, heavy snowfalls closed roads in both the North and South Islands. Strong winds stopped the Cook Strait ferries from sailing between the North and South Islands. NIWA, the National Institute of Water and Atmospheri ...…
 
July 21, 2017. An airline worker in the USA has broken the world record for the world's longest-serving airline mechanic.
 
Algernon decides to pay Cecily a visit, pretending to Ernest.
 
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podcastsinenglish.com
 
Nestle think you would be barking mad to leave your pet at home, bring it to work
 
Do you want to be invisible? Neil and Dan explore how we are being watched.
 
July 19, 2017. It seems like common sense to most parents to make sure their baby is always in a clean place.
 
Giving and taking advice can be tricky. In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Morag share their thoughts on both giving and taking advice. Take our advice, and tune in right away! Fun Facts There’s a lot of great advice, or guidance or recommendations, out there. For instance, a great piece of advice about learning is the following: the ...…
 
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The English We Speak
 
Learn an expression which you can use to say you're under pressure
 
Have you ever eaten insects? Catherine and Neil talk about unusual food and give you 3 rules to help you choose between the present perfect and past simple tenses
 
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ESL News New Zealand
 
The Greens have two leaders, Metiria Turei and James Shaw. Their focus is the environment. They want clean technology and they would like New Zealand to be carbon neutral by 2050. If they became the government, they would make more money available to the poor especially for those families with children. People on benefits like single parents, o ...…
 
July 17, 2017. A new study has revealed that a tiny, water-dwelling creature is likely to live until the end of the Earth.
 
A guide to multi-word verbs and prepositions that can change the meaning of phrasal verbs
 
The general election will be held on Saturday, September 23rd this year. That is just 10 weeks from yesterday and many of us have not yet decided who we are going to vote for. The National Party has been the government for the last 9 years, most of that time with John Key as Prime Minister. Now the Prime Minister is Bill English. National has t ...…
 
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Business English Pod :: Learn Business English Online
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEN39-India.mp3 Emerging markets have been through a lot over the past few years: The oil-price drop in 2014; China’s botched devaluation of its currency in 2015; and India’s bungled “demonetization” in late 2016. This year, however, seems to be putting all that in the past, particularly for India. The BRIC nati ...…
 
July 15, 2017. Scientists say house dust could make us fat. They say that people should keep their house clean if they want to avoid putting on weight.
 
Jack has proposed to his darling Gwendolen, and she has accepted.
 
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ESL News New Zealand
 
The storm which began two days ago in the far south of New Zealand is now travelling up the North Island. This is winter so a southerly storm from the South Pole is not surprising. Yesterday the America’s Cup Victory parade was held in the streets of Christchurch, in spite of the bad weather. The organisers said they would move the ceremony to ...…
 
July 13, 2017. There is potentially good news for coffee lovers. Drinking three or more cups of coffee a day may help people live longer.
 
We hear stories about pets who manage to find their way home, even across hundreds of miles? How do they do it?
 
When you can’t get a computer or device to work it can be a real emergency! If you’re stuck trying to solve a tech problem, you might have to call tech support. This can be a difficult task, even in your native language. But don’t worry, because in this Real Talk episode Andrew and Morag explain the key vocabulary and expressions you need to kn ...…
 
July 11, 2017. Scientists have discovered new things about the atmosphere and environment on Mars.
 
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The English We Speak
 
When can a wet weekend be dry? Find out with another authentic English expression
 
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6 Minute Grammar
 
Is it ever ok to say 'I'm loving your work'? If you're still unsure about the difference between state verbs and action verbs, listen on
 
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ESL News New Zealand
 
Fifty years ago today, we changed our money from pounds, shillings and pence to dollars and cents. Before that we had a similar system to Britain’s system. There were 12 pence in a shilling, 20 shillings in a pound. Arithmetic was not easy with 240 pence to one pound. Children at school had to work out sums like this one: How many pennies in 14 ...…
 
Recycling, prepacked, proactive - we talk about words with the prefixes re, pre and pro
 
Sir Peter Blake A listener to this podcast asked me about Sir Peter Blake because his name comes up in talk of the America’s Cup. Who was he and why is he still a hero to many New Zealanders? I used the past tense – was – because he was killed in 2001 by pirates when his boat was tied up beside the Amazon River in Brazil. But he is not forgotte ...…
 
So what do you do when it is too hot outside to garden or play? If you're smart, you will call some friends, jump in the car, and go to the nearest lake. Lucky for me (1), there is a lake 45 minutes away called Lake Chelan. It is huge. It's actually 50 miles long and 1,486 ft deep (at its deepest point). There are lots of little beaches around ...…
 
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Business English Pod :: Learn Business English Online
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP310-Innovation2.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on English idioms we use to describe innovation. The world is changing at a faster rate than at any other time in history. The way we work and the tools we use today were hardly imaginable 25 years ago. At that time, the average worke ...…
 
Algernon and Jack reveal they both lead double lives. But can Jack win the heart of the woman he really loves?
 
Auckland held a victory parade for Team New Zealand which won the America’s Cup in Bermuda last week. The parade started at Aotea Square, then went down Queen St, and along the harbour. Finally, the team entered a boat on the harbour so that more people could see them. About 80,000 people lined the streets along the route, even though it was a ...…
 
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6 Minute English
 
Why is the self-help industry so successful? Rob and Neil improve themselves and teach you six items of useful vocabulary in this episode of 6 Minute English
 
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Culips ESL Podcast
 
Do you believe in luck, or do you believe that there is no such thing as luck? In this Chatterbox episode, Andrew and Suzanne talk all about luck, and explain some interesting and useful expressions related to luck. Don’t miss your chance to join them! Fun Facts The horseshoe is associated with good fortune in North America. Some people believe ...…
 
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podcastsinenglish.com
 
Jackie and Richard have a moan about those everyday things that annoy them.
 
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6 Minute Grammar
 
Rob and Catherine explain how to form the second conditional, how to use it and say it
 
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The English We Speak
 
Some things in life are hard work. Discover a phrase that describes these situations
 
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6 Minute Vocabulary
 
There are letters in English that we see in words - but don't actually pronounce. They are called 'silent letters'
 
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ESL News New Zealand
 
New Zealand’s population is now 4,796, 237 people, or least that was the figure given by Stats New Zealand at 10 o’clock tonight. One person is born (on average) every 6minutes and 39 seconds, and one dies every 16 minutes and 57 seconds. One new migrant is added to the population every 10 minutes and 23 seconds. The latest figures given for li ...…
 
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Business English Pod :: Learn Business English Online
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/BEP309-Innovation1.mp3 Welcome back to Business English Pod for today’s lesson on English idioms for describing innovation. In the 21st century, companies that fail to change will likely fail to survive. For this reason, corporate leaders are constantly thinking and talking about change and “innovation.” Of cour ...…
 
In today’s episode, Andrew and Suzanne give detailed explanations of two expressions related to making lots of money: to make bank and to rake it in. Do you dream of making a lot of money through working hard, or would you rather just win the lottery? Either way, this is the episode for you! Fun Facts Did you know that if Bill Gates were to dro ...…
 
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Down to Business English: Business News to Improve your Business English
 
Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega talk about the WannaCry computer virus that played havoc on the Internet in May. Is this the beginning of a cyber crimewave? Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Be sure to visit iTunes to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Feel free to visit our website ...…
 
Journey back with us into Victorian England in this classic play by Oscar Wilde. In the first episode we meet our young heroes as they search for love
 
We salute the men and women who do one of the the world's toughest jobs
 
American billionaire, Peter Thiel, became a New Zealand citizen in 2011 after spending only 12 days in New Zealand. To become a New Zealand citizen, usually a migrant has to wait for five years after being granted Permanent Residence. However, Mr Thiel was granted citizenship under a special category of “exceptional circumstances”. The Minister ...…
 
We all form quick opinions about others. But are our first impressions wrong, or even dangerous?
 
Love it or hate it, many people have a strong opinion about math. In this episode, Andrew and Suzanne share their memories of taking math in school. Join them and learn some interesting new terms and expressions! Fun Facts Because language is fluid, the meaning of words can change. For example, the word hundred, which means 100, comes from the ...…
 
Ok, I've got your attention with the title. Not everybody has a tarantula in their garage. I don't, actually. It is a temporary resident at my mother's place. She, of all people (1), does not appreciate this unwelcome visitor. She doesn't tolerate insects in general, unless of course they are ladybirds that are good for her flowers. I have memo ...…
 
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ESL News New Zealand
 
Probably the whole country now knows that Team New Zealand won the America’s Cup. There has been widespread jubilation at this win. There will be a victory parade in Auckland when the team returns next week. The America’s Cup is the oldest sporting trophy. The race dates back to 1851 when the American yacht won in a race around the Isle of Wigh ...…
 
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The English We Speak
 
Going on holiday to do your job? What's it got to do with driving a bus?
 
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