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Jun 29, 2013

Henry Dean joins me for a cup of tea and a chat about movies. In this episode, I talk to Henry about his background, his university course, his writing work and his interest in film and movies in general. We also explain and discuss various items of vocabulary related to film. We'll teach you various words and phrases...

Jun 23, 2013

What is the longest bike trip you've ever done? Have you ever run a marathon or walked a very long distance? In this episode, I speak to Ben Fisher, who just this weekend cycled all the way from The River Thames in London to La Seine in Paris, covering a distance of over 460km.Listen to the podcast as Ben and I...

Jun 17, 2013

"It's raining cats and dogs" - Do native speakers of English often use this idiom to describe heavy rain or do they use different expressions? Click here to read vocabulary notes and other information

Jun 11, 2013

This episode is all about the story of a hardcore punk rock band from London. Listen, and you'll hear an interview with the band members as they talk about how the band started, their influences, and what caused the band to end. CLICK HERE TO READ A TRANSCRIPT FOR THE INTRODUCTION AND MORE INFORMATION

Jun 1, 2013

A look at hip-hop culture and analysis of the lyrics to a classic rap song. CLICK HERE TO READ A FULL TRANSCRIPT TO THIS EPISODE and for other useful and interesting links.