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Everything you need to help you learn English as quickly as possible.

Everything you need to help you learn English as quickly as possible.

Location:

Brazil

Description:

Everything you need to help you learn English as quickly as possible.

Language:

English


Episodes

Learning Strategies: Active reading

5/24/2022
Discover some great tips for things you can do to get the most out of your reading. Plus, I'll give you two book recommendations that all of my students have just loved.

Duration:00:10:55

Word Stories: The placebo effect

5/17/2022
The placebo effect is often associated with medicine and medical trials. Discover the surprising origin of this phrase and how you can use it.

Duration:00:09:12

Reasons for English: The future of English 3

5/10/2022
Discover what the future might hold for English speakers. Will English be the same as Latin in the future?

Duration:00:08:43

Learning strategies: Reading as a habit

5/3/2022
Get some strategies for how to make reading in English a normal part of your language learning experience.

Duration:00:13:17

Word Stories: The enemies of Rome

4/26/2022
Discover how the enemies of Rome live on in the English language 2,000 years later.

Duration:00:11:34

Reasons for English: The future of English 2

4/19/2022
Do you think your grandchildren will need to learn English? I don't think they will. Listen to my latest episode to find out why.

Duration:00:09:32

Learning Strategies: Read a book

4/12/2022
Why is reading such an effective way to learn a language? In this episode, I look into why reading is so powerful for language students. Get the free transcript for this episode here.

Duration:00:10:24

Word Stories: Memes

4/5/2022
Memes are everywhere. Especially if your 10-year-old son has just got a new mobile phone! In this episode, I look at the origin of the word 'meme' and discover how it is a fantastic example of a meme. Read the free transcript here.

Duration:00:10:58

Reasons for English: The future of English 1

3/29/2022
We've talked a lot about the history of English, but what is going to happen in the future to this world language? In this episode, we ask if another language might become more important than English. Read the transcript here.

Duration:00:09:39

Interview with a Learner: Martin, Rock 'n' Roll English

3/22/2022
This is the first in a monthly feature of interviews with successful language learners from around the world. Martin, from the Rock 'n' Roll English Podcast, talks about why stories are so important to learning and how he is using stories to help Ukrainian refugees. Show notes can be found here.

Duration:00:17:53

Word Stories: Ukraine in English

3/13/2022
In this episode, we look at some of the surprising contributions to English, and many other languages, that originated in Ukraine.

Duration:00:11:05

Learning Strategies: The 2-Minute Rule

3/5/2022
Are you having difficulties finding the motivation to learn English? Do you find it hard to start your studies? This episode is for you. By following the 2-minute rule you can discover your motivation to learn English, or indeed anything. FInd the transcript here.

Duration:00:07:51

Reasons for English: The Empire Strikes Back

1/17/2022
It was one of the largest empires ever, but how did the British Empire affect the development of English as a language. Read the transcript here: https://englishwithstephen.com/2021/12/18/reasons-for-english-the-empire-strikes-back

Duration:00:09:29

Word Story:January

1/9/2022
In this week's word story, we look at the origin of the word 'January', how it is used and why it gave its name to one of the greatest cities in the world. https://englishwithstephen.com/2022/01/08/word-stories-january/

Duration:00:08:28

Learning Strategies: Why learning the guitar is like learning a language

12/19/2021
I've been learning the guitar recently. There are a number of lessons I have taken from learning the guitar which are useful for learning English.

Duration:00:09:35

Reasons for English: No gender?

12/15/2021
English doesn't have masculine and feminine words, which makes learning the language a bit easier. But have you ever thought about why English doesn't do what most other languages do? And does this mean English is not a sexist language? Listen to find out.

Duration:00:11:34

Word Stories: Bed

12/5/2021
Listen to a story that includes lots of expressions that use the word "bed".

Duration:00:08:41

Learning Strategies: Improve your listening skills

11/28/2021
10 top tips to improve your listening skills in English. These tips are guaranteed to improve everyone's listening abilities.

Duration:00:09:57

Reasons for English: American English

11/21/2021
How and why did American English become different to American English. In this episode, we look at some interesting reasons for the differences between these two varieties of English.

Duration:00:11:38

Word Stories: Poland in English

11/14/2021
Today we look at some of the words in English that originated in the country of Poland.

Duration:00:08:03