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Improve your English in a fast, fun and convenient way. Professional and experienced teachers help you improve your English grammar, vocabulary, idioms and more. All levels: from elementary to proficiency. Visit our website www.perfectlyspoken.com to find out more about our courses and live practice.

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Episodes

📢 News Talk: Neuralink's Brain Chip ▪ Weight-loss Drug ▪ Transgender Bathrooms

2/6/2024
Welcome to this week’s News Talk This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week. Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode: Join us in 2 weeks the latest News Talk. And if you’d like to participate in the live sessions simply create your account at www.perfectlyspoken.com Recorded: 5th February 2024 ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:32:20

📢 News Talk: BYD & Elon Musk ▪ Kenneth Smith ▪ Madonna's unhappy fans

1/30/2024
Welcome to this week’s News Talk This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week. Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode: Join us next week for the latest News Talk. And if you’d like to participate in the live sessions simply create your account at www.perfectlyspoken.com Recorded: 29th January 2024 ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:31:17

📢 News Talk: UK's asylum seekers ▪ YouTube & climate change ▪ The world's 5 richest men

1/23/2024
Welcome to this week’s News Talk This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week. Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode: Join us next week for the latest News Talk. And if you’d like to participate in the live sessions simply create your account at www.perfectlyspoken.com Recorded: 22nd January 2024 ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:29:45

📢 News Talk: Japan Plane Fire ▪ New Your Times & OpenAI ▪ Golden Globes

1/16/2024
Welcome to this week’s News Talk This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week. Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode: Join us next week for the latest News Talk. And if you’d like to participate in the live sessions simply create your account at www.perfectlyspoken.com Recorded: 15th January 2024 ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:31:29

📢 News Talk: Good news story of the year ▪ Person of the Year 2023 ▪ Word of the Year

12/19/2023
Welcome to this week’s News Talk This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week. The stories in this episode: News Talk will be back on 15th January 2024 And if you’d like to participate in the live sessions simply create your account at www.perfectlyspoken.com Recorded: 18th December 2023 ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:31:09

📢 News Talk: Dubai's COP28 ▪ Amazon ▪ Tobacco & Single-use Vapes

12/12/2023
Welcome to this week’s News Talk This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week. Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode: Join us next week for the latest News Talk. And if you’d like to participate in the live sessions simply create your account at www.perfectlyspoken.com Recorded: 11th December 2023 ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:33:53

📢 News Talk: Sam Altman ▪ Meat Waste ▪ Black Friday

11/28/2023
Welcome to this week’s News Talk This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week. Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode: Join us next 11th December 2023 for the latest News Talk. And if you’d like to participate in the live sessions simply create your account at www.perfectlyspoken.com Recorded: 27th November 2023 ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:30:33

English Idioms: You Have to be Kidding!

11/26/2023
😲🤔 Have you never said 'You have to be kidding!’? You must be joking! This popular idiom is one of the most common ways to express disbelief. 🙃 In our newest podcast, we look at the use and variations of this lighthearted idiom which is such a natural and informal way of expressing surprise and astonishment. We’re not kidding ! 🎧 ⭐ Welcome to “Top English Idioms” by Perfectly Spoken ⭐ In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting English idioms and phrases that British people use. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our website www.perfectlyspoken.com and start your English learning journey today! ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:02:00

English Idioms: To Give a Hand

11/25/2023
👐🆘 Need to 'give a hand' or looking for some help? 👐 In this podcast episode, we’re lending you a big hand to understand how offering a hand became synonymous with offering assistance, and some useful examples that'll give you a hand to incorporate caring expression into your everyday English! 🎧 ⭐ Welcome to “Top English Idioms” by Perfectly Spoken ⭐ In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting English idioms and phrases that British people use. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our website www.perfectlyspoken.com and start your English learning journey today! ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:01:38

English Idioms: Green with Envy

11/24/2023
💚🤢 Ever felt 'green with envy'? 🌱👀 We examine this colourful expression in our latest podcast episode! Learn why envy turned green (even before Shakespeare’s time) and how this phrase grew into a common way to describe jealousy. You may turn green with envy if you miss it! 🎧 ⭐ Welcome to “Top English Idioms” by Perfectly Spoken ⭐ In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting English idioms and phrases that British people use. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our website www.perfectlyspoken.com and start your English learning journey today! ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:01:36

English Idioms: The Elephant in the Room

11/23/2023
🐘🚪 What's big and silent, and central to our conversation? It's 'the elephant in the room'! 🤫 In this podcast episode, we look at how and why we use this huge idiom. Discover how a metaphorical elephant became the symbol for big issues issues that no one wants to talks about. Ready for an eye-opening journey? Tune in and let's address the elephant together! 🎧 ⭐ Welcome to “Top English Idioms” by Perfectly Spoken ⭐ In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting English idioms and phrases that British people use. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our website www.perfectlyspoken.com and start your English learning journey today! ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:01:51

English Idioms: Out of the Blue

11/22/2023
🌌💥 Have you ever had something happen totally 'out of the blue'? 🤷‍♂️🌈 In this podcast, discover what the full expression is as well as its origin and examples of how you can use it correctly ' when something unexpected or ‘out of the blue’ happens to you. 🎧 ⭐ Welcome to “Top English Idioms” by Perfectly Spoken ⭐ In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting English idioms and phrases that British people use. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our website www.perfectlyspoken.com and start your English learning journey today! ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:01:45

📢 News Talk: US President & Chinese Leader ▪ Electric Air Taxi ▪ The Crown

11/21/2023
Welcome to this week’s News Talk This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week. Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode: Join us next week for the latest News Talk. And if you’d like to participate in the live sessions simply create your account at www.perfectlyspoken.com Recorded: 20th November 2023 ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:31:19

English idioms:To Have Cold Feet

11/21/2023
🧊👣 Got 'cold feet' about something? 🤔🧊 We hope you warm to the possible origins behind this chilly idiom and how it became linked to nervousness, second thoughts and weddings that never happened! ⭐ Welcome to “Top English Idioms” by Perfectly Spoken ⭐ In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting English idioms and phrases that British people use. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our website www.perfectlyspoken.com and start your English learning journey today! ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:01:54

English Idioms: The Ball is in your Court

11/20/2023
What does it mean when 'the ball is in your court'? 🎾🏀 It’s not just about sports! On In our next podcast, we’ll toss you the origin of this game-changing saying and serve up examples where you can use it. Ready to play? Then catch this episode, because the ball's in your court now! 🎧🏆 ⭐ Welcome to “Top English Idioms” by Perfectly Spoken ⭐ In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting English idioms and phrases that British people use. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our website www.perfectlyspoken.com and start your English learning journey today! ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:02:08

English Idioms: To Cost an Arm and a Leg

11/19/2023
Ever paid so much it felt like it 'cost an arm and a leg'? 💰😩 We're counting the cost of this expression in our new podcast episode! Learn how this idiom became best way to describe expensive things. Listen to examples that won’t cost an arm and a leg. In fact, they are free and worth every penny! 🎧 ⭐ Welcome to “Top English Idioms” by Perfectly Spoken ⭐ In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting English idioms and phrases that British people use. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our website www.perfectlyspoken.com and start your English learning journey today! ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:01:52

English Idioms: Raining Cats and Dogs

11/18/2023
Think it's 'raining cats and dogs'🐱🐶 ? 🤔 That's an oldie! In our latest podcast, we splash into where this soggy saying came from and why it's fading away. 🌧️🚫 But don't float away yet. Tune into our downpour of modern phrases that will help you understand how people really talk about heavy rain today 🎧💬 ⭐ Welcome to “Top English Idioms” by Perfectly Spoken ⭐ In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting English idioms and phrases that British people use. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our website www.perfectlyspoken.com and start your English learning journey today! ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:01:53

English Idioms: The Best Thing since Sliced Bread

11/17/2023
Is there anything really as great as 'the best thing since sliced bread'? 🤷‍♂️🎉 Join us as we explain the origin of this delicious compliment and how to use it to describe people as well as things Ready to loaf around with some fun facts? Tune in to our podcast - it's possibly the best thing since sliced bread🎧🍞 ⭐ Welcome to “Top English Idioms” by Perfectly Spoken ⭐ In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting English idioms and phrases that British people use. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our website www.perfectlyspoken.com and start your English learning journey today! ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:01:31

English Idioms: Spill the Beans

11/16/2023
Ever 'spilled the beans' and shared a secret? 🙊 I this podcast episode, we're pouring out the story behind this quirky phrase. From ancient voting rituals to accidental gossip, discover why spilling beans means letting the cat out of the bag. Tune in - it's time to spill the beans on 'spill the beans'! 🎧👂 ⭐ Welcome to “Top English Idioms” by Perfectly Spoken ⭐ In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting English idioms and phrases that British people use. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our website www.perfectlyspoken.com and start your English learning journey today! ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:01:38

English Idioms: Under the Weather

11/15/2023
Feeling sick or just not right? We say we're 'under the weather.' 🤒 But why? What's the Story? 🚢 Sail with us in our podcast as we find out where this saying comes from. You'll get fun examples of how to use this phrase today. (So grab your headphones and listen 🎧⚓ ⭐ Welcome to “Top English Idioms” by Perfectly Spoken ⭐ In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting English idioms and phrases that British people use. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our website www.perfectlyspoken.com and start your English learning journey today! ---- ⭐ Learn English online with Perfectly Spoken ⭐ - Create a Trial account today and enjoy 7 days of access! - Test your English level + learn with over 120 lessons (including lesson 1 from all our courses and the first 10 lessons from courses A1 to C2) + experience live classes and the Conversation Café No payment method needed, just your email to register! 🚀 Ready to begin? Start your English learning journey now at www.perfectlyspoken.com

Duration:00:01:33