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Word Matters

Merriam-Webster, New England Public Media

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Word Matters is a show for readers, writers, and anyone who's curious about the English language. Join Merriam-Webster editors as they challenge supposed grammar rules, reveal the surprising origins behind words, tackle common questions, and generally geek out about the beautiful nightmare that is our language.
 
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 ...
 
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 ...
 
"IELTS Speaking for Success" is a podcast where a native English speaker answers IELTS speaking test questions. Every Monday Maria and Rory come together to discuss latest IELTS Speaking topics, go over useful vocabulary, grammar, and provide model answers and vocabulary to help you on your way to improving your general spoken English as well as achieving a higher band in your exam, all while having fun! Our website: https://successwithielts.com Free Transcripts: https://successwithielts.com ...
 
The Premier Skills English podcast is a part of a project from the British Council and Premier League for people who are learning English and love football. If you want to know more visit the website https://www.britishcouncil.org/premierskillsenglish, or get in touch at premierskills@britishcouncil.org.
 
Advanced English learning. The best podcast to learn English. Short English lessons with an experienced native English teacher. Most beneficial for intermediate to advanced English learners. Join to become a confident English speaker. Visit www.englishlessonviaskype.com to check out my advanced English intensive courses, online English lessons on Zoom/Skype, online English courses and much more!
 
Daily world news in clear English. Seven minutes of the most important stories in slow, intermediate English. For English learners, teachers, and people with English as a second language. If you want to know today's world news of politics, business, natural events and human rights in clear, easy English, then SEND7 is for you, every morning. For episodes, transcripts and more, see www.send7.org
 
Plain English is the podcast for learners everywhere who want to improve their English in a fun and modern way. Every Monday and Thursday, we explore the events and trends that shape the world in clear, understandable English. We also take a close look at one English expression or phrasal verb in each episode. Best of all, we go at a slower speed so you can understand every word. By listening to current events and trending topics, you will expand your vocabulary, improve your English listeni ...
 
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.
 
Are you interested in living in different countries, learning new cultures and languages, and teaching English to be able to do that? Each week, Jesse will share stories, advice, and ideas that will help your move be as smooth and beneficial as possible. Welcome to the More Than English Podcast. More materials and resources at: https://eaglemethod.newzenler.com
 
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 ...
 
E2 Talks is a monthly podcast where we chat about the English language landscape, conversing about topics relevant to ESL students. E2 Talks, an extension of E2Language, will provide listeners with extensive insights into topics that matter to our students. The goal here is to create a more laidback learning environment that you can access on your terms!
 
Welcome to the Speak English with Tiffani podcast. A podcast especially created for Intermediate and Advanced English learners. In this podcast, you will learn the specific English tips and tricks that will make you a better English speaker! This podcast will take your English ability to the next level and help you to be more confident and more fluent when you Speak English. Are you ready? Well then, let’s jump right in!
 
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 ...
 
This podcast is for those people who want to improve their English and at the same time learn more about life in the U.K. It is aimed at intermediate level learners of English and is recorded, using everyday conversational English, by a group of volunteer teachers from a charity, the St Augustine’s Centre, based in Halifax, Yorkshire. We work particularly with Asylum Seekers, Refugees and Migrants and we hope this podcast will help those wanting to settle here and eventually become British C ...
 
Tristan speaks about HIGH-INTEREST topics in SIMPLER English (for intermediate and pre-intermediate learners). The best way to learn is to listen to as much English as possible which is just ONE level above your level. This way you pick up maximum amounts of new language and pronunciation naturally. Tristan is from England, a native speaker and a qualified English teacher of 10 years. He's taught in five countries - UK, Italy, South Korea, Japan and Vietnam. He has post-graduate qualificatio ...
 
Podcasts in English is for students/learners of English who want to improve their speaking and listening skills. The pie team have over 20 years of EFL (English as a Foreign Language) and ESL (English as a Second Language) teaching experience with the British Council in Asia, Africa and Europe. As well as the podcast listenings there are transcripts of the podcasts and worksheets which will provide comprehensive help for all four language skills to aid your learning.
 
Hi, I am Georgiana, founder of SpeakEnglishPodcast.com. And I've been helping you speak English since 2011. My mission is to help you speak English fluently. I help you develop your fluency in English using effective and proven techniques, such as the mini-story and point of view techniques. I am also the creator of several programs used by thousands of students and The Speak English Podcast host, with millions of downloads worldwide. Why is this podcast so different from any other programs? ...
 
I read the English Dictionary in short sections, comment on it, make bad jokes, and sometimes sing little songs. I hope it’s more entertaining than just reading the dictionary alone. It’s an evolving project so the letter ”A” had lower quality, plus less commenting and jokes.
 
The Study Legal English Podcast is the world's first legal English podcast. Helping lawyers and law students become fluent in legal English. Legal English is difficult to master and is important for lawyers and law students around the world. If you'd like to improve your legal English, don't worry, by listening to the regular Legal English podcast you can gradually improve. Podcast Pro members can also access further learning resources such as transcripts and quizzes. Disclaimer: This podcas ...
 
Hi I'm Ella! Ella's Style English focuses on "PHRASAL VERBS AND EXPRESSIONS which is THE ENGLISH SPEAKING LANGUAGE. If you want to speak naturally and sound more like a Native like me :) then you have to learn Phrasal Verbs. You may have guessed from my accent, I am AUSTRALIAN :) The best way to learn them is to listen to them in CONTEXT. And the best context is through STORIES. Ella's Style English Podcast is all about teaching Phrasal Verbs through storytelling. You can order the Phrasal V ...
 
The English Language Broadcast of Radio Exterior de España has been on the air since 1944. Our daily broadcasts seek to inform listeners about goings-on in Spain, as well as offer a Spanish perspective on world events. News, sports and weather, presented live, are followed on weekdays by a variety of different programs on subjects ranging from art and culture to history, politics, and the latest trends. These programs can be heard again at the weekend.
 
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In this lesson, we talk about switching bewteen Spanish and English and how much time we spend in the two languages. Join us and listen to the systems that we use to help our fluency as well as the way we communicate with our children. You, too, can do the same thing with your Spanish and English. Find out about our immersion courses and prices, he…
 
My classroom students are learning some pretty difficult vocabulary words and thought you'd like to learn a little about what they're studying. Link to the study guide: https://quizlet.com/701317898/cambodian-article-flash-cards/ 🟨 To become a member and get special videos, join the Discord server, and special member chats, click this link: https:/…
 
I read from cruzeiro to cryopreservation. The episode with the word "banns" is #B36. The word of the episode is "cry". Rebekah Del Rio singing "Llorando" (Crying) from the film "Mulholland Drive" https://youtu.be/uHQnb3HS4hc Merchandising! https://www.teepublic.com/user/spejampar "The Dictionary - Letter A" on YouTube "The Dictionary - Letter B" on…
 
World News in 7 minutes. Friday 20th May 2022. Today: US Ukraine aid. Mexico US tunnel. Brazil democracy attack. Turkey blocks Sweden Finland. India floods and heat. Australia election. Mozambique polio. DRC ivory. And a major bushism. Transcripts at send7.org/transcripts Please leave a rating on Apple podcasts or Spotify. With Stephen Devincenzi. …
 
After the newscast, and in the wake of Spain's recent success at the Eurovision Song Contest, the rest of today's broadcast is dedicated to the 66th edition of this annual event. At the 2022 Contest, held this past Saturday in the Italian city of Turin, Chanel's 'SloMo' won Spain its highest position in the Eurovision finals since 1995. Escuchar au…
 
" Labrador Retrievers are friendly; pit bulls are aggressive; poodles are playful. These generalizations are often true, but a new study shows that a dog's breed only explains a small part of its behavior. Plus, learn the English expression ""bring back."" -- At Plain English, we make English lessons for the modern world. -- Today’s full English le…
 
Hi, everybody! I am Georgiana, your English teacher and founder of SpeakEnglishPodcast.com. My mission is to help you speak English fluently. Today, I am going to continue talking about how to manage your time to learn English. Next, you are going to practice fluency with a mini-story. Mia is determined to learn English, and she starts to motivate …
 
I read from crush to Cruzan. The word of the episode is "crusty". Merchandising! https://www.teepublic.com/user/spejampar "The Dictionary - Letter A" on YouTube "The Dictionary - Letter B" on YouTube "The Dictionary - Letter C" on YouTube Featured in a Top 10 Dictionary Podcasts list! https://blog.feedspot.com/dictionary_podcasts/ Backwards Talking…
 
In today’s episode, you will learn a new English vocabulary word. You will also hear a story related to today's vocabulary word. This episode will give you the vocabulary you need to sound more like a native English speaker. GET YOUR Ebook | Daily English Vocabulary Book 6By Teacher Tiffani
 
World News in 7 minutes. Thursday 19th May 2022. Transcripts at send7.org/transcripts Today: Finland, Sweden NATO. HRW Ukraine "war crimes". Russia expels embassy staff. Peace talks stalled. UK NI legislation. Afghanistan mediates. Philippines China relations. US China talks. Mexico Guerrero abortion law. Brazil president sues. Burkina Faso mine. M…
 
The Meaning of SUSPICIOUS – SUSPICIOUS in a Sentence The video demonstrates the meaning and definition of SUSPICIOUS. The way to pronounce SUSPICIOUS is explained, dividing the word into syllables. Also, a clipart image illustrates the main definition. This is followed by an illustrated sentence example. Seeing SUSPICIOUS in a sentence example is a…
 
In this episode, Charlie continues to retell the parody of the British Children's Book "The Tiger Who Came To Tea" called "The Tiger Who Came for a Pint". This was written by a British Comedian called Sean Lock who introduced this book to a live audience on an episode of the British TV Game Show called "8 out of 10 Cats does Countdown". This parody…
 
In this lesson to help you improve your English listening, we take a quiz together about food. What better way to learn English than to talk about food? We'll discuss the English verb, mash. We'll talk about the difference between soup and chowder. We'll also explain the difficult English word, polarizing. Some of the food categories we'll talk abo…
 
Hi there, I'm Harry from www.englishlessonviaskype.com and welcome to my English learning podcast where I help you improve your English speaking, listening, pronunciation and grammar. In this podcast episode, I will help you learn English expressions with take. "Take" is a very common verb in English, and there are different expressions with "take"…
 
听众 Max 想知道动词 “comprise、compose、incorporate、constitute” 和搭配 “make up” 的区别。其中,动词 “comprise” 和 “compose” 在表示 “构成” 时的区别是什么?这五个说法中,哪一个更多地用于非正式的场合?本期节目辨析这五个易混说法的含义和用法。By BBC Radio
 
770. Boats & Murder (but mostly murder) with Moz An episode with my friend Moz from the Murder Mile True Crime Podcast. Moz returns to tell us some true stories of crimes in the London area. Expect some smalltalk about living on a boat, some murder stories and an interactive detective game in which we have to solve a murder. Episode page https://wp…
 
I read from crunch to crush. The "crunk" music is "Get Low from "Lil Jon and The East Side Boys" which is very not family-friendly, but still a fun song. https://youtu.be/yUZeZNxiD-M The word of the episode is "crunchy". Merchandising! https://www.teepublic.com/user/spejampar "The Dictionary - Letter A" on YouTube "The Dictionary - Letter B" on You…
 
An exploration of Thomas Nashe's use of animals as metaphors for those who imbibe heavily; And what *is* the plural of octopus? Hosted by Emily Brewster, Ammon Shea, and Peter Sokolowski. Produced in collaboration with New England Public Media. Transcript available here. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice …
 
World News in 7 minutes. Monday 28th March 2022. Transcripts at send7.org/transcripts Today: McDonald's exits Russia. Mariupol siege surrender. Zelenskiy Macron talks. G7 Ukraine aid. Kalush Orchestra tour. Turkey NATO. Mali EU training suspended. Libya PM retreats. Ethiopia grant. Uganda Congo withdrawal. US white supremacy. Chile constitution. N …
 
Learning a number of English idioms can make your English sound more natural and conversational. Idioms also add colour to your language and help you to be more fluent. In this video we examine the common idiom: “ONCE in a BLUE MOON Idiom Definition (3 Illustrated Examples)” Here is a transcript of the video: Slide 1: ONCE in a BLUE MOON Idiom Defi…
 
💡EPISODE INFORMATION In this episode, I interview Polish judge Dawid Sztuwe about his experience conducting court hearings online during the Covid-19 pandemic. Dawid gives tips for lawyers, parties, and other judges on how to deal with problems and some resources which can help you learn more about online hearings. How has the pandemic affected you…
 
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