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Are you looking for a more interesting way to learn English?

English Learning for Curious Minds is where you can learn English from native speakers while learning fascinating things about the world.

Every episode comes with a transcript & key vocabulary and is spoken at a speed you can understand.

Join listeners from 189 countries and discover the most interesting way to improve your English while expanding your mind.

Find the bonus episodes, transcripts, key vocabulary, and learning materials at www.leonardoenglish.com

    #300 | Plastic Recycling - Is It Worth It?

    #300 | Plastic Recycling - Is It Worth It?

    We have been recycling for decades, yet only 9% of the world's plastic has ever been successfully recycled.

    In this episode, we ask ourselves the heretical question, "is plastic recycling actually worth it?"

    Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/plasticy-recylcing

    • 24 min
    #298 | A Brief History of Climate Change

    #298 | A Brief History of Climate Change

    For thousands of years, humans have had ideas about mankind's potential impact on the climate.

    In this episode, we look at how these ideas have changed, the men and women who have contributed to them, and ask ourselves why it has taken so long to start paying attention.

    Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/history-climate-change

    • 24 min
    #296 | Osama Bin Laden | The World's Most Wanted Man

    #296 | Osama Bin Laden | The World's Most Wanted Man

    He was put on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list in 1999, and he would only be removed after he was hunted down and killed by US operatives in 2011

    In this episode, we will tell the story of how Osama bin Laden went from a shy, religious young boy to the world's most famous terrorist.

    Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/osama-bin-laden

    • 24 min
    #294 | By Ballot Or By Bullet | The Life of Malcolm X

    #294 | By Ballot Or By Bullet | The Life of Malcolm X

    He was the American civil-rights leader who was a prominent spokesman for the Nation of Islam. Yet he grew too powerful and was killed by the same organisation he had represented.

    In this episode, we look at the amazing life, impact and legacy of Malcolm X.

    Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/malcolm-x

    • 29 min
    #292 | Chess & The Cold War

    #292 | Chess & The Cold War

    The game of chess played a vital role during the Cold War, allowing Russia and the United States to fight intellectual battles over a board game.

    In this episode, we'll explore how the game of chess was used in a world where nuclear weapons could not.

    Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/chess-cold-war

    • 31 min
    #290 | Sigmund Freud | Father of Psychoanalysis

    #290 | Sigmund Freud | Father of Psychoanalysis

    To some, he was a visionary who helped us understand our unconscious mind. To others, he was a sex-crazed maniac who made no contributions to psychiatry.

    In this episode, we'll explore the fascinating life and works of Sigmund Freud.

    Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/freud

    • 26 min

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