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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

Idiom of the Week - Rain

11/13/2018
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James disucsses the most common idioms using the word "rain". Listen to this free podcast to help your 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...

Duration:00:05:55

Episode 45: Bringing VR to Life: Max Bolotov

11/12/2018
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James discusses the future of Virtual Reality with industry expert Max Bolotov who works with brands like Disney, Coca-Cola, Pepsico, Google, Goodyear and British Airways to bring their vision into VR headsets. Plus James examines Song Titles that are actually idioms. And why are beer glasses clear? It's because of an idiom. 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...

Duration:00:48:45

Did You Know - Bury the Hatchet

11/7/2018
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English is crazy! Like why is quicksand so slow? In this week's Did You Know, James discusses the origin of the expression "Bury the Hatchet". 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 get James’ latest...

Duration:00:05:57

Idiom of the Week - Clichés - Overused Idioms!

11/6/2018
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This week I wanted to talk to you about Clichés - which are kind of idioms or expressions in English but they have been used so much that they no longer are interesting or they don’t have much meaning. 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:00:04:52

Episode 44 - The Virtual Immersion ESL Campus - CEO Hosni Zaouali

11/5/2018
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Learn about the Virtual Reality ESL Campus created by Viola Learning. James interviews the CEO and Stanford University Course Facilitator for the VC Boot Camp Hosni Zaouali. Plus - the Idiom of the Week and Did You Know - My Ears are Burning. 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...

Duration:00:42:52

Disruptive Education Conference - Anesh Daya

11/1/2018
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Learn more about the Disruptive Education Conference on Saturday November 3, 2018 in Toronto, Canada. Join in-person or online. James welcomes one of the organizers and makes a special announcement! 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:00:11:21

Halloween Idioms

10/30/2018
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James shares his favourite Halloween Idioms and why we say "Trick or Treat". Listen today! 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:00:07:38

Episode 43 - Projects vs Project-Based Learning in ESL

10/29/2018
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What is the difference between projects and project-based learning in the classroom? What are clichés? And where did the expression "let the cat out of the bag come from". Plus James has a special announcement and welcomes new listeners from New Zealand! 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...

Duration:00:45:48

Teacher Talk - Halloween Ideas for Your Classroom

10/27/2018
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James shares his favourite Halloween activities for the ESL classroom. 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:00:10:45

Disruptive Education Conference with Judy Thompson

10/26/2018
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What is the Disruptive Education Conference? James interviews TEDx speaker and ESL Reformer Judy Thompson. Learn how you can join this unique ESL Conference. 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:00:12:37

Teacher Talk - Homophones Weakly

10/25/2018
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James interviews Bruce Worden who has developed a cool Facebook Page called Homophones, Weakly. 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 get James’ latest book How to Choose a Language School -...

Duration:00:12:47

Did You Know - Turn a Blind Eye

10/24/2018
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Why is English so crazy! Like why is there no HAM in hamburger. Or why do we have a nose that runs but our feet smells? James explains the expression "Turn a Blind Eye". 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:00:05:08

Episode 42 - Halloween Ideas for the Classroom

10/22/2018
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James shares some Halloween Idioms, Halloween History and Halloween Ideas for the ESL Classroom. Plus, James will be speaking at the Disruptive Education Conference on November 3rd in Toronto. Learn more at www.thejamesriceshow.com 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...

Duration:00:41:03

Teacher Talk - Using Video to Evaluate Teachers

10/18/2018
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Academic Director Diana Rechichi discusses using video to evaluate teachers. 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/subscribeget James’ latest book How to Choose a Language School - available for Android and...

Duration:00:24:30

Idiom of the Week - 40 Idioms That Can't Be Translated

10/16/2018
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Open Translation Project volunteers translated TED Talks into 105 languages, they’re often challenged to translate English idioms into their language. Which made us wonder: what are their favorite idioms in their own tongue? 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...

Duration:00:04:28

Episode 41 - Using Film and Video in the ESL Classroom

10/15/2018
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James share activities, websites and apps to help teachers and students use film and video in the ESL classroom. Plus the idiom of the week is very interesting - 40 Idioms You Can't Translate? 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:00:41:14

Marijuana Schools in Canada

10/11/2018
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Marijuana will be legal in Canada. Canadian colleges and universities are offering a wide range of programs for students. Now you can go to school to learn how to grow it, market it and sell it. Which program is the best for you? 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...

Duration:00:12:20

A Star is Born Film Review

10/10/2018
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James reviews the new film A Star is Born starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper. He discusses new aspects of the film such as the use of YouTube, Lady Gaga's emotional final scene and how pop stars are created. Follow James on www.facebook.com/jamesriceshow and Don't forget to check out our website www.TheJamesRiceShow.com:

Duration:00:11:13

Idiom of the Week - "Star"

10/9/2018
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Movie stars, starring, stars in...these are some of the common idioms using the word "star". But what about "star-crossed lovers" or "reach for the stars" - Listen to learn more! 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:00:04:28