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A podcast for English learners. We speak in clear and easy-to-understand English so that learners at all levels can understand. Interesting features, idioms, slang, topical discussions, grammar, explanations, speaking practice and more. Transcripts for the WHAT'S UP? PODCAST are on the blog at our website (englishteacherjohn.com).

A podcast for English learners. We speak in clear and easy-to-understand English so that learners at all levels can understand. Interesting features, idioms, slang, topical discussions, grammar, explanations, speaking practice and more. Transcripts for the WHAT'S UP? PODCAST are on the blog at our website (englishteacherjohn.com).
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A podcast for English learners. We speak in clear and easy-to-understand English so that learners at all levels can understand. Interesting features, idioms, slang, topical discussions, grammar, explanations, speaking practice and more. Transcripts for the WHAT'S UP? PODCAST are on the blog at our website (englishteacherjohn.com).

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Episodes

English Teacher John Show No. 75: hiking gear, accepting apology

5/15/2010
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What things do you need or NOT need when you go hiking? Also, a language lesson: accepting an apology and forgiving. Music by Martin Chenhall. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:12:59

English Teacher John Show No. 74: Showing Surprise

5/4/2010
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Are you kidding??!! Language lesson: showing surprise. Music by Martin Chenhall and Dano at danosongs.com. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:10:04

English Teacher John Show No. 73: April snow walk for Earth Day

4/23/2010
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An April snow walk, while cherry blossoms are in full bloom! And, Earth Day is April 22nd. Music by Martin Chenhall and Dano at danosongs.com. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:15:29

English Teacher John Show No. 72: Meet bro David

12/15/2009
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East vs. West - USA. An interview with my brother, David. Music by Martin Chenhall. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:15:55

English Teacher John Show No. 71: Solar eclipse, Fukurochan

7/29/2009
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A cosmic event - the solar eclipse. And, an interview with Charlie about his creation, Fukurochan. Music by Martin Chenhall and his band UMayC. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:21:29

English Teacher John Show No. 70: Multicultures, Cyprus

6/8/2009
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A look at multicultural places and people, featuring an interview with Sean. Facts and trivia about Cyprus. Music by Martin Chenhall and Will Springmeyer. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:34:21

English Teacher John Show No. 69: Music and More

5/7/2009
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Music from Martin and his band U.May.C. Also, we have a discussion about vending machines in Japan. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:21:19

English Teacher John Show No. 68: Birth

4/8/2009
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Today we're talking about birth and babies. An interview with new daddy Elmar, and borrowed words, words, words. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:20:44

English Teacher John Show No. 67: Healing

3/21/2009
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Today we're talking about healing. We will hear about a friend's recent accident, and quotations. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:15:54

English Teacher John Show No. 66: Advertising slogans, idiom, quotations

2/22/2009
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Let's look at some well-known advertising slogans. Also, an idiom - I don't buy it, and quotations, too. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:17:54

English Teacher John Show No. 65: Tibetan struggle, idioms, quotations, Offcue Show

7/27/2008
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Long time no hear! Our India trip; the Tibetan struggle and Nagano torch relay; rainy idioms and quotations from the Dalai Lama and Osho. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:26:06

English Teacher John Show No. 64: Language (though, although), idioms (heart), Tatsuto Interview

1/5/2008
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Happy New Year!! Machine voice from vozme.com; Using 'though', 'although', 'even though'; Idioms with 'heart': heart of gold, from the heart, broke my heart, heart set on something. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:33:59

English Teacher John Show No. 63: Music man Martin, Idioms, Quotations

12/15/2007
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Autumn is a good eating season! ETJ music man Martin talks about his music. Saying: Be careful what you wish for, you just may get it. Idioms: sit tight, doesn't sit well (with someone). More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:44:49

English Teacher John Show No. 62: Elmar talks about modes of transportation

11/18/2007
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Vibrant colors in the forest and we're rolling in the autumn leaves. We talk with Elmar about modes of transport -- planes, trains and buses. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:35:11

English Teacher John Show No. 61: Interview with Jona

8/29/2007
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Recent lunar eclipse! An exciting and interesting interview with Jona; Quotations and some inspiration from Anthony Robbins. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:35:29

English Teacher John Show No. 60: Our 2-year birthday

8/4/2007
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It's our 2-year birthday! News: election and politics in Japan; Taiko traditional Japanese drumming; Interview with Andrea; Idioms 'rock': rock the boat, on the rocks, rock bottom; M Scott Peck quotations; frappr map and more. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:38:54

English Teacher John Show No. 59

7/20/2007
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The earth was shaking here in Japan! We talk about the Live Earth event on 07-07-07; a language segment: be used to something, get used to something; learn about a couple of IDIOMS -- short end of the stick, stick up for someone or something. PODnobbing looks at other English learning podcasts, and some quotations from Albert Einstein. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:33:09

English Teacher John Show No. 58

5/29/2007
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Talking about a slow, personal and local weekend. Also, an INTERVIEW with Mike, and a few IDIOMS -- rise to the occasion, let off steam, picking up steam, full steam ahead, out of steam; some words about our frappr map. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:36:49

English Teacher John Show No. 57

4/25/2007
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We are back from our African safari and I'm going to tell you about it. Also, we take a look at Martin's new music CD; Wikipedia Profile: The Serengeti; two English idioms: like a fish out of water, monkey business; PODnobbin segment with comments about two other English learning podcasts; and a look at some quotations. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:34:04

English Teacher John Show No. 56

3/4/2007
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Charlie is nearly finished his one-year cycling tour of Japan. We talk to him from the road about his work with the peace movement. More at englishteacherjohn.com.

Duration:00:44:46