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Aug 31, 2017

Hi everyone, I'm back from my holiday so here's a new episode of the podcast. In this one you'll hear me talking about some recent news (including quite a big announcement) and then an account of what we did on holiday including some descriptions, opinions and stories. There's talk of disturbing political events, dodgy...


Aug 22, 2017

Everything you need to know about the world's 2nd most popular spectator sport, cricket. I'm joined by my Dad, Rick Thompson and we describe the rules, the appeal of the game and also some expressions in English that come from cricket.

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Aug 16, 2017

This episode was originally recorded in February 2017 and is being uploaded in August 2017. In this episode Iā€™m going to answer several questions from listeners about accents, including how regional accents occur in the UK and why there are so many accents there. Video available.

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Aug 11, 2017

Talking to Andy about why he runs marathons, including vocabulary relating to doing exercise, health, fitness, technique, injuries and medical care.

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Aug 6, 2017

Talking to Andy about stepping on Lego, Andy's job, self-directed language learning, accent, and British/American English.

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