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Nov 13, 2019

626. The Rick Thompson Report: Boris Johnson's Brexit Deal / General Election / Football

An update from my dad about Brexit, including details about Boris Johnson's deal, the shutting down of Parliament, the upcoming general election and more. Includes some chat about Premiership football at the end.


Nov 13, 2019

625. 88 English expressions that will confuse everyone (Part 2)

Let's continue going through this list of words from an article I found in The Independent. Here is another list of 30 items of British English slang. Word list, notes and links available.

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Nov 7, 2019

624. 88 English expressions that will confuse everyone (Part 1)

An episode about British English slang and culture, featuring expressions that Brits know but everyone else finds confusing. Here are the first 30 expressions in a list of 88 that I found on Includes plenty of funny improvised examples...

Oct 29, 2019

623. 13 Terrible Jokes, Explained

Actually, it's 17 jokes, including some simple one-liners and a few longer story-based jokes for you to remember and practise telling yourself. Listen to Luke read out and explain some pretty awful but enjoyable word puns and shaggy dog stories, and learn some English in the...

Oct 28, 2019

P03 Pronunciation Drills Video

A video featuring pronunciation drills taken from Premium episode 03.

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Includes sample sentences from the pronunciation drills in premium episode 3, which was about the royal wedding with my mum (I mean my mum was in the...