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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

Word Stories: Junk

6/19/2021
Discover all there is to know about the history of the word 'junk' as well as the different ways it can be used today. https://englishwithstephen.com/podcasts/

Duration:00:08:12

Learning Strategies: Clubhouse

6/6/2021
Clubhouse is an audio-based social media platform that is perfect for practising your spoken English skills. Listen and enter the competition to get a free invite.

Duration:00:08:07

Word Stories: Lady Godiva

6/6/2021
The story of Lady Godiva is a very popular folk story in England. It also gives us a couple of idiomatic expressions that are still commonly used to this day. https://englishwithstephen.com/2021/06/06/word-stories-lady-godiva/ ‎

Duration:00:09:22

Word Stories: India in English

5/30/2021
In this week's episode, we dive into the amazing country of India and look at just some of the words that the English language has borrowed from that rich and vibrant culture. https://wp.me/pc09Eo-fz

Duration:00:10:52

Reasons for English: 1066 and all that langage

5/22/2021
Last week, we looked at the events of the year 1066. This week, we examine how the English language changed after a French-speaking king took over the English crown. https://wp.me/pc09Eo-fg

Duration:00:10:09

Reasons for English: The year 1066

5/15/2021
They didn't know it at the time, but the year 1066 was going to change everything in England; the king, the culture, the government, and the language. https://englishwithstephen.com/2021/05/15/reasons-for-english-the-year-1066/ ‎

Duration:00:11:06

Learning Strategies: SMART goals

5/9/2021
Setting yourself language learning goals is vital to keep motivated. This week we will look at how you can set SMART English learning goals and why they are so important. https://englishwithstephen.com/2021/05/09/learning-strategies-smart-english-learning-goals/

Duration:00:07:59

Word Stories: Hello and Goodbye

5/2/2021
Today we tell the story of two of the most common words in English: Hello and Goodbye! https://wp.me/pc09Eo-e2

Duration:00:06:05

Learning Strategies: English as a lingua franca for students

4/18/2021
What do students of English need to learn if they never talk to another 'native' English speaker? In this episode, I look at some of the implications of using English as a lingua franca, or world language. https://englishwithstephen.com/2021/04/17/learning-strateg…-a-lingua-franca/

Duration:00:08:44

Reasons for English: Why is English the world's language?

4/11/2021
Why do you have to study English? Why not Fench or Arabic or Chinese or some other language. In fact, why do we have one global language at all? Listen to find out. https://wp.me/pc09Eo-a5

Duration:00:08:21

Word Stories: Lingua franca

4/5/2021
English is often described as the world's lingua franca. What does 'lingua franca' mean and where does it come from? Listen to this short podcast to find out. https://englishwithstephen.com/2021/04/05/word-stories-lingua-franca/

Duration:00:06:04

Learning Strategies: Understand yourself

3/28/2021
Understanding yourself is critical if you want to learn English as efficiently as possible. Find out what you need to know about yourself to be an effective learner.

Duration:00:06:13

Word Stories: Fish and Chips

3/21/2021
It's the meal everyone thinks of when they think of British cooking. In this episode, we look at the origins of the phrase 'fish and chips'.

Duration:00:06:37

Reasons for English: The Vikings and English

3/14/2021
The Vikings had a significant impact on the development of the English language and are the reason for one good thing and one terrible thing for English language learners.

Duration:00:07:32

Learning Strategies: Learn English with Netflix

3/8/2021
Discover 5 great tips for how you can learn English while watching Netflix.

Duration:00:07:32

Word Stories: Water of Life

2/28/2021
The Romans had a drink called 'aqua vitae' or the water of life. Listen to find out how this drink survives and influences the names of other drinks around the world.

Duration:00:07:32

Word Stories: OK

2/21/2021
Ok. It's a short two-letter word that means everything is all right. And it is used around the world in countless languages. Find out how this small word spread all over the world, ok?

Duration:00:06:58

Learning Strategies: Mistakes are good

2/14/2021
Many English students are afraid of making mistakes. Don't be that student. Mistakes are good and a vital part of learning anything.

Duration:00:06:01

Reasons for English: Where does English come from?

2/7/2021
In this episode, we look at the origins of English. Where did it come from? Why did it start on the island of Britain? Who were the Anglo Saxons?

Duration:00:08:55

Word Stories: South America

1/31/2021
There are 13 countries in South America, from Colombia in the north, to Chile in the south. Find out the origins and the meanings of the names for all of these different countries.

Duration:00:09:31