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Episode 50 - Christmas Carol Idioms and a Review of Duolingo

12/17/2018
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James reviews the language learning app - Duolingo plus he helps you to understand the meaning of some vocabulary in Christmas Carols. James also asks you for some help! Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter to get a free Study It ESL textbook...

Duration:00:41:09

English is Hard - A Poetry Reading

12/16/2018
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English is Hard - written by Anonymous, Read by James Rice. Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter to get a free Study It ESL textbook https://www.thejamesriceshow.com/subscribe Learn more about James’ award-winning Study It ESL textbook series at www.studyitbooks.com Please...

Duration:00:03:25

Teacher Talk - Understanding Virtual Reality

12/13/2018
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James interviews a Virtual Reality Expert who works with Disney, Goodyear and Coca-Cola about the future of VR and how it will be used in ESL and education. Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter to get a free Study It ESL textbook https://www.thejamesriceshow.com/subscribe...

Duration:00:26:01

Teacher Talk - Using Video in the ESL Classroom

12/12/2018
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James loves using film and video in his classrooms. He shares some of his favourite activities to try with your class. Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter to get a free Study It ESL textbook https://www.thejamesriceshow.com/subscribe Learn more about James’ award-winning...

Duration:00:14:06

Idiom of the Week - Movie Quotes

12/12/2018
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What famous movie quotes have become idioms? James examines famous lines from movies that are now part of our culture. You can hear them on tv shows, songs and even other movies! Let James know of some famous movie quotes you like to use. Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter...

Duration:00:07:29

Episode 49 - Teaching in China

12/10/2018
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What is teaching in China like? James interviews Colin Goodchild from China about all the different opportunities for teachers. They discuss the challenges, the different types of schools and what you should expect in terms of wages, apartments, internet and food. If you are interested in teaching in China or just teaching abroad, then this is an important episode. Plus, the idiom of the week - famous movie qoutes that have become idioms. Lots of fun. Follow James on...

Duration:00:50:45

Teacher Talk: The Power of Virtual Reality

12/6/2018
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Max Bolotov is an immersive industry executive producer working with brands like Disney, Coca-Cola and Goodyear to bring their vision into VR headshots. James and Max discuss the realities of bringing Virtual Reality into the classroom and how VR is being used right now both in marketing and education. A fascinating discussion. Don't miss it. Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and...

Duration:00:48:46

Did You Know - Let the Cat Out of the Bag

12/5/2018
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What does the expression "let the cat of the bag mean" and where did it come from? Listen to learn the history behind this expression in James' "Did You Know" segment. Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter to get a free Study It ESL textbook...

Duration:00:03:48

Idiom of the Week - Shy

12/5/2018
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James discusses idioms that use the word "shy". Plus James reveals the Christmas song that he hates the most! Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter to get a free Study It ESL textbook https://www.thejamesriceshow.com/subscribe Learn more about James’ award-winning Study It ESL...

Duration:00:09:45

Episode 48 - Overcoming Shyness with Jan Keck

12/3/2018
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"After living in Toronto for 8 years, surrounded by millions of people I still felt lonely and isolated" - Jan Keck. James interviews the amazing Jan Keck from www.jankeck.com http://www.jankeck.com about how he overcame shyness and create the Ask Deep Question cards. Teachers, you want to get these cards! Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the...

Duration:00:57:04

Top A/R and V/R Apps for the ESL Classroom

11/29/2018
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How can teachers use Augmented Reality or Virtual Reality apps in the ESL classroom? James discusses some top apps for ESL teachers to try. Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter to get a free Study It ESL textbook https://www.thejamesriceshow.com/subscribe Learn more about...

Duration:00:13:08

Why is English Crazy? Because of its history!

11/28/2018
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Why is English so crazy? It's because of its history. James shares a brief look into the history of English. Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter to get a free Study It ESL textbook https://www.thejamesriceshow.com/subscribe Learn more about James’ award-winning Study It ESL...

Duration:00:01:42

Idiom of the Week - Travel Guidebook Idioms

11/27/2018
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James discusses some common idioms you will hear when travelling or when reading a travel guidebook. Idioms like "must-see" or "off the beaten path" are discussed in this podcast. Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter to get a free Study It ESL textbook...

Duration:00:06:45

Episode 47 - A Project-Based ESL School and the 2018 Word of the Year

11/26/2018
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James interviews David Ganley about his project-based language school in Ireland and the UK. Plus what is the 2018 Word of the Year and which words were the runners-up including some new words you may not be familiar with. James also discusses why enrolment is declining in the USA. Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast....

Duration:00:58:52

Did You Know - Give the Cold Shoulder

11/22/2018
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English is crazy! Like why is there no pine in pineapple or no egg in eggplant? This week James discusses the meaning and origin of "to give the cold shoulder". Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter to get a free Study It ESL textbook https://www.thejamesriceshow.com/subscribe...

Duration:00:05:43

Did You Know - Bottoms Up!

11/21/2018
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Have you ever wondered why beer glasses are clear? It's because of this idiom! James discusses the meaning and origin of the expression Bottom's Up! Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter to get a free Study It ESL textbook https://www.thejamesriceshow.com/subscribe Learn more...

Duration:00:26:01

Idiom of the Week - Learn

11/21/2018
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James discusses idioms that use the word "Learn". A good vocabulary lesson! Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter to get a free Study It ESL textbook https://www.thejamesriceshow.com/subscribe Learn more about James’ award-winning Study It ESL textbook series at...

Duration:00:05:52

Idiom of the Week: Song Titles that are Idioms

11/20/2018
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James examines famous song titles that are actually IDIOMS! You can listen to these songs everyday and never forget the idioms. Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter to get a free Study It ESL textbook https://www.thejamesriceshow.com/subscribe Learn more about James’...

Duration:00:09:17

Episode 46 - Rethinking Learning

11/19/2018
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On this week’s episode rethinking learning with Barbara Bray, the host of the podcast Conversation on Learning. What is the future of learning? Plus a very cool language conference in Malta is coming up. James interviews Daniel Xerri from the University of Malta. Don't forget the Idiom of the Week and the history of English in the Did You Know Segment. Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past...

Duration:00:54:18

Did You Know - Pull Someone's Leg

11/14/2018
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What does "pull someone's leg" mean and where did it come from. James explains. Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com: where you can find past episodes and links to websites mentioned in the podcast. www.thejamesriceshow.com/episodessubscribe to the newsletter to get a free Study It ESL textbook https://www.thejamesriceshow.com/subscribe Learn more about James’ award-winning Study It ESL textbook series at...

Duration:00:04:03