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Stories for English

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In this podcast we look at how literature and stories can supplement lessons and help English teachers and students to further their command of English in a more pleasurable and entertaining way… This podcast is for English teachers and students and teachers at large everywhere… whatever you may be teaching… or contemplating to teach… Stories for English is helping teachers teach... and students learn…

In this podcast we look at how literature and stories can supplement lessons and help English teachers and students to further their command of English in a more pleasurable and entertaining way… This podcast is for English teachers and students and teachers at large everywhere… whatever you may be teaching… or contemplating to teach… Stories for English is helping teachers teach... and students learn…
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United Kingdom

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In this podcast we look at how literature and stories can supplement lessons and help English teachers and students to further their command of English in a more pleasurable and entertaining way… This podcast is for English teachers and students and teachers at large everywhere… whatever you may be teaching… or contemplating to teach… Stories for English is helping teachers teach... and students learn…

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English


Episodes

Stories for English - 10 : Farhad And Anna

3/4/2016
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Listening toFarhad youd think he was a native he had gone native so fast you couldnttell him out and he doesnt seem to miss his native Iran to the point ofthinking of settling down here Making the city his home and since youd thinkhe was born raised in Paris he is naturally goodlooking and his swarthyexotic looks make him the centre of attention the minute he walks into a roomevery girls and a few mens dreamThe heads justturn on him Fahrad is in lovelike him Anna seems to have collected...

Duration: 00:15:12


Stories for English - 09 : Fedelma - A Tale Of Hope And Success

3/4/2016
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Fedelma was borninto a working class family yet from a very young age she somehow knew itwouldnt last Every penny shegot Fedelma saved from an early age from her earliest days She would proudlylisten to it clicketyclick down through the piggys back of her piggy bankOne Five Ten Fifteen Fifty pence Working her way up to her first pound Given the simplecondition of her surrounding she didnt study very hard nor very long anddidnt even make it to O Levels Still Fedelma was one of those flowers...

Duration: 00:14:08


Stories for English - 08 : Mimi

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Mimi fights onboth sides of her asynchronous life whats right is not whats left andwhats left is not rightHer love is herebut she is there her love goes there but shes here shes here and there andeverywhere but shes nowhere where youd expect her Sharing parting alife that seems to be parting ways the best way of departingShes here whenshe should be there and shes there when shed need to be hereIve triedadvising her but she wont heed the warning Her love iswaiting her heart is wailing Cant...

Duration: 00:08:25


Stories for English - 07 : The Tudors

3/4/2016
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He loved watchingThe Tudors wouldnt have missed them for the worldYeah I reflected All those sex scenes a poor single mans porn if you ask me morethan history or even adventure how that programme had made primetime showingwas beyond me and I was no prude if prudent but if he was indeed single hewas far from poorYeah he retorted And the story and the colours the costumesYeah I retaliated And all those sex scenes Yeah he agreed And all the sex He couldnt helpit but he had to talk about it...

Duration: 00:07:35


Stories for English - 06 : The Girl Who Kissed Sharks

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The Girl WhoKissed Sharks Cristina didntseem like much to look at a pretty petite woman keeping herself much toherself not letting on not kissing and tellingI remember Itried to kiss her once or twice I remembered a little girl It was yearsbefore I saw Cristina again there in front of me for the world to see on myTV screen in full sheen pictured under water just when I was beginning toremember the shy girl in the middle of the school yard frightened of her ownkind and she was there...

Duration: 00:08:39


Stories for English - 05 : Marilyn's Bag

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Marilyns Bag Marilyn had a bagonly little did she know it How many womenknow how many bags they have No more than those who know what they have intheir bags they have so many And yet so few theres always another bag andanother and another another one and another on theres always a prettierbag theres always a bigger bag theres always a better bagWhats a girlsbest bag The next bag But that one had aMarilyn bag Marilyns bag MarilynThere she wassmudged printed painted on that bag and I raised...

Duration: 00:08:54


Stories for English - 04 : Impatient

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Impatient Yesterdayvisiting the relief doctor for my usual GP when his iPhone rings right undermy eyes A home numbercomes up and slightly disturbed he mumbles a lame excuse and takes the call No Im listeningYes it was a good idea to callI see youre still running a high temperature with alight fever youll need to keep taking the medication and the antibioticsIll come round tomorrow around 4 or 5 after my homevisits

Duration: 00:08:51


Stories for English - 03 : A Hymn To Her

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A Hymn To Her They kissed andfor a moment the heart shaped of the heads that vision of their faces stoodstill looked like a still a picture a pretty painting the kind you see onthe cover of those romance novels in stations stationery and confectionaryshelves books women read men never look at

Duration: 00:08:51


Stories for English - 02 : Tropolitsa Girls

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Tropolitsa Girls In answer to the poem and song by Irene PAPAS SarantaPallikaria set to music by Vangelis The girls ofTropolitsaIn the prime oflifeDressed and headdressedTheir tanned skingolden brown in the sunOne fine summermorningThe girls ofTropolitsa sing The girls ofTropolitsaIn the prime oflifeDressed and headdressedTheir tanned skingolden brown in the sunOne fine summermorningThe girls ofTropolitsa singFor the women ofLebadia

Duration: 00:09:38


Stories for English - 01 : Forty Braves

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Forty Braves Inspired by the poem and song by Irene PAPPAS SarantaPallikaria set to music by Vangelis Forty brave centurions from LebadiaIn the prime of their lifeBoots and uniforms onMuscles and armour shining in the sunOne fine summer dayMarching on to raid Tropolitsa

Duration: 00:12:01


Stories for English - 00 : Introduction and Presentation

3/4/2016
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Stories forEnglish podcast is a podcast for both teachers and students of English as muchas for people who merely like to read a good story and be entertained In this podcast wewill look at how literature promotes learning and furthers the command ofEnglish while giving endless reading pleasure In this episode welook at introducing me and my work and how it belongs in the study andfurthering of English for both teachers and students and how to introducestories in the lesson

Duration: 00:11:29