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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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BreakingNewsEnglish.com
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Simple news casts for learners of English. Read the news article at https://breakingnewsenglish.com/ . You can also try some vocabulary exercises.
 
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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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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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podcastsinenglish
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The top esl/efl listening resource for those learning English and teaching English. We provide real conversations recorded for all levels of English learners. 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 Beginner, Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced 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 English Podcast
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Learn to speak English like a native speaker!
 
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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 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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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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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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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 https://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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BBC Learning English Drama
 
Join Callum and Finn as they discuss a group of adjectives that are made from the names of famous people
 
February 19, 2018. Everyday household items such as toothpaste, deodorant and perfume contain volatile compounds that help to cause pollution.
 
It’s the Year of the Dog, this Chinese New Year. People born in the Year of the Dog are likely to have those positive character traits that we associate with dogs. These are things like being loyal, kind, friendly, honest and having a sense of responsibility. The lunar New Year is also celebrated in other Asian countries which have strong conne ...…
 
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Business English Pod :: Learn Business English Online
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/360.66-Stickiness2.mp3 Welcome back to the Business English Skills 360 for today’s lesson on making your ideas stick. Have you ever been in a meeting or listened to a presentation where someone talks about their big idea? And then, forty PowerPoint slides later, you’re still not quite sure what they’re talking a ...…
 
February 17, 2018. A passenger on a flight in the USA was asked to leave the airplane because she complained about a crying baby.
 
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BBC Learning English Drama
 
Batten down the hatches! How will the crew weather the storm?
 
Jackie and Richard go on a ski trip for the first time in many years.
 
Good or bad, drones are taking off. We discuss how these pilotless flying machines are helping and hindering our lives
 
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ESL News New Zealand
 
The New Zealand kauri tree is famous for its size and for the length of time one tree can survive. When Maori first arrived in New Zealand more than 1000 years ago, they found kauri trees. They are among the earth’s tallest trees, growing to a height of 50m. The tallest kauri tree today, Tane Mahuta, God of the Forest, is 1500 years old, 51.5m ...…
 
In this episode, Andrew and Morag talk about Netflix—the extremely popular TV and movie streaming service. Find out which shows the Culips hosts think you should watch! Fun Facts Although Netflix is famous for its online streaming services, it started off as a DVD sales and rental company. In fact, you can still order DVDs by mail through the c ...…
 
February 15, 2018. An American woman has been diagnosed with the rare Foreign Accent Syndrome after waking up with a British accent.
 
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The English We Speak
 
Can you enjoy the advantages of two different situations at the same time? You can if you use this phrase
 
The future perfect tense helps us to make predictions about the future and educated guesses about the present. Find out more with Finn and Callum in this episode
 
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ESL News New Zealand
 
The leader of the Opposition, Bill English, announced his retirement from Parliament today. His last day will be March 1st when he will make his farewell speech. Today his wife and two of his sons accompanied him as he made his announcement. He had to wipe away a tear at one stage which showed how hard this decision must have been for him. He h ...…
 
February 13, 2018. An early species of humans who lived between 120,000 and 35,000 years ago were not as good at drawing as early modern humans.
 
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ESL News New Zealand
 
It is possible to change a place name but this change has to be approved by the Geographical Board. Many people who live in Poverty Bay are unhappy with the name. The word “poverty” is the noun from “poor”. Poverty Bay today is rich in food and culture. Captain Cook first landed in New Zealand in 1769 in this bay on the east coast of the North ...…
 
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6 Minute Vocabulary
 
Callum and Finn explain how to say large numbers
 
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BBC Learning English Drama
 
Set sail for adventure: Will it be plain sailing for the 80 day challenge?
 
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Business English Pod :: Learn Business English Online
 
http://traffic.libsyn.com/bizpod/360.65-Stickiness1.mp3 Welcome back to the Business English Skills 360 for today’s lesson on how you can make your ideas stick. Let’s face it: ideas are a dime a dozen. And just having a great idea doesn’t mean a thing if you can’t get other people to believe in it. And before you can get anyone to believe in it ...…
 
February 11, 2018. Parents of a Tokyo elementary school are up in arms at being asked to pay $730 for their child's school uniform.
 
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Culips English Podcast
 
Join Andrew and Jeremy (our newest Culips host) for a lesson about how to use two everyday English expressions about decision-making. Fun Facts In this episode, you’ll be introduced to our newest Culips host, Jeremy. To learn more about him, check out his YouTube channel and podcast, Sponge Mind. Expressions you’ll learn in this episode: To be ...…
 
February 09, 2018. The tiny city-state of Monaco on France's Mediterranean coastline is having problems finding space for rich people.
 
What will travel be like in the future? We discuss new ideas for moving us faster
 
January 2018 was the hottest month over the whole country since records began in the early 1900s. Of course, it is true that technology means that information about the weather today is more accurate than it was at that time. Nevertheless, we all know it was a very hot month: pleasantly warm for people who enjoy the heat, and for those who were ...…
 
February 07, 2018. Scientists have warned of the potential threat from Earth's magnetic poles flipping upside down.
 
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The English We Speak
 
Are you taking it easy or just being lazy? Here's a phrase to describe your condition
 
Despite, although, while, whereas... learn some linking devices of contrast with Finn and Catherine
 
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A Cup Of English
 
After my trip to Paris this January, I decided that I would spend one day in Brussels. I had never been to Belgium before, and I longed to(1) go to a place I had never visited. Brussels was the obvious choice for me, as the train journey from Paris is less than two hours. After saying goodbye to my son, I headed to Gare du Nord. Talk about(2) a ...…
 
What is your secret ambition? Do you have a confession to make? Have you ever met a Martian? Listen to Finn and Catherine talk about words with the suffixes -ion, -sion and -tian
 
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ESL News New Zealand
 
Tomorrow, February 6th, is Waitangi Day but many activities to celebrate that day happen in the days before. The Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, is spending 5 days at Waitangi this year. It was an historic day because for the first time, a female Prime Minister was allowed to speak on the marae. Traditionally, only males could speak and in 1998 ...…
 
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Business English Pod :: Learn Business English Online
 
In this lesson, we’ll look at business English vocabulary related to product management. In many companies, product managers help promote a product. Companies do market analysis as well as competitive research in order to develop a business case for a product. A product roadmap lays out the plan for developing a product, including the go-to-mar ...…
 
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Down to Business English: Business News to Improve your Business English
 
Skip Montreux updates Dez Morgan on what caused the European Commision to trigger Article 7 against Poland. Free audio script available at downtobusinessenglish.com Visit iTunes to subscribe to Down to Business English, rate the show, and leave a comment. Visit our website or Facebook page to ask a question, post a comment, and sign up for the ...…
 
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ESL News New Zealand
 
The Prime Minister in her speech to New Zealand two days ago said that in the future, money given for various projects by the government will need to contribute to New Zealanders’ wellbeing, not just to our GDP. Previously, the measure of success of a government has been economic – an improved GDP. However, there is a mood for change, not just ...…
 
In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Morag talk about the wide world of online shopping. Join them! It might change the way you shop! Fun Facts In this episode, Morag says that Amazon is one of the best ways to shop online. Apparently, a lot of people agree. Amazon’s founder, Jeff Bezos, is currently the richest person in the world! Ex ...…
 
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BBC Learning English Drama
 
Meet Phil. His life is about to get a lot more exciting!
 
A growing number of western millennial men are taking their new wife's name when they get married. Dan and Neil discuss this trend and teach you six items of vocabulary
 
Jackie and Richard talk about the importance of customer feedback
 
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ESL News New Zealand
 
We have had one of the warmest summers on record. Parts of New Zealand have had temperatures of more than 30 degrees for many days – as high as 37 in one or two inland places. The hot weather began even before summer and has continued for the last 3 months. New Zealand usually has mild weather – not too cold in winter and not too hot in summer. ...…
 
Even if you do know all about conditionals, why not check out our review, just to make sure!
 
Have you got a story to tell? Here's a phrase about just telling the important bits
 
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The English We Speak
 
Beards have been 'a thing' for a while. Is it now time to shave them off?
 
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6 Minute Vocabulary
 
Have you done anything weird or odd lately? Finn and Catherine discuss these synonyms and more in 6 Minute Vocabulary
 
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ESL News New Zealand
 
Most children go back to school tomorrow, Tuesday. Since all schools have to be open for a required number of days, each school can choose when to start and finish for the year. Some schools will start later in the week. Most primary schools finished the year in the week before Christmas. This gives the children, and teachers, six weeks holiday ...…
 
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Culips English Podcast
 
Andrew and Suzanne teach you how to say no in this Real Talk episode! Fun Facts Even native English speakers sometimes feel anxious when having to say no to a request or an invitation. In fact, there are tons of self-help articles giving tips about how to refine this interpersonal skill! Expressions you’ll learn in this episode: To turn [someon ...…
 
Auckland Harbour Bridge gave a wonderful display of lights tonight. At ten past nine, the show started. It lasted 6 minutes, was repeated at 9.30pm, then every half hour until midnight. Vector Energy company installed the 90,000 solar-powered LED lights at a cost of $10m. The company says the lights are environmentally-friendly because the ener ...…
 
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BBC Learning English Drama
 
The journey's end
 
Jackie and Richard talk about their home and if they are happy living there.
 
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Culips English Podcast
 
Are you addicted to social media? So many people are these days! Hear Andrew and Suzanne talk about their experiences with Instagram in this episode of Chatterbox. Fun Facts The Instagram account with the most followers in the world is … The Instagram account! The rest of the top five is made up of Selena Gomez, Cristiano Ronaldo, Ariana Grande ...…
 
Christchurch has always had excellent quality drinking water. In fact, NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmosphere) said 10 years ago, that it is one of the best water supplies in the world. However, things can change. Scientists check the water quality frequently and at the moment it is still excellent. It does not have any chemicals adde ...…
 
Will artificial intelligence ever outperform humans?
 
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