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Luke's English Podcast is an award-winning podcast for learners of English.

Listen, learn and have fun while picking up natural British English as it really is spoken.

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Luke's English Podcast is an award-winning podcast for learners of English.

Listen, learn and have fun while picking up natural British English as it really is spoken.

http://teacherluke.co.uk

    658. [2/2] Why do Brits sing with American accents?

    658. [2/2] Why do Brits sing with American accents?

    This is part 2 of a double episode exploring the question of why British people often change their accent when they sing. This episode contains more examples, including some (dodgy) singing from me in order to hear how it sounds when different songs are sung in different accents. Notes, lyrics and transcriptions available on the episode page at teacherluke.co.uk

    • 58 min
    657. [1/2] Why do Brits sing with American accents?

    657. [1/2] Why do Brits sing with American accents?

    Have you ever wondered why British people sometimes change their accent when they sing? This episode explores the question of why this happens, with various examples and some (dodgy) singing by me. Notes, videos and transcripts available on the episode page.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    656. British Comedy: Karl Pilkington’s Monkey News / The Ricky Gervais Show

    656. British Comedy: Karl Pilkington’s Monkey News / The Ricky Gervais Show

    Listen to a funny story told in a Manchester accent, and learn various bits of English in the process including vocabulary and pronunciation. Improve your understanding of regional British accents. Story transcript & vocabulary notes available.

    • 1 hr 25 min
    655. Coping with Isolation / Describing Feelings and Emotions - Vocabulary & Experiences

    655. Coping with Isolation / Describing Feelings and Emotions - Vocabulary & Experiences

    A vocabulary episode with lots of phrases for describing the experience of living in self-isolation. It also includes a bit of a ramble about the situation in the UK, my personal experiences of living in Paris during the lockdown and a song at the end.

    • 2 hrs 12 min
    654. Computer-based IELTS / The First Time… (with Jessica Beck from IELTS Energy Podcast)

    654. Computer-based IELTS / The First Time… (with Jessica Beck from IELTS Energy Podcast)

    A chat with Jessica Beck from the IELTS Energy Podcast about the new computer-based IELTS test, plus some funny stories about doing things for the first time, motivation in language learning, dealing with the stress of public speaking and seeing "The Fonz" on a ski slope.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    653. Gill’s Book Club “The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper” by Hallie Rubenhold / How to read books to improve your English

    653. Gill’s Book Club “The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper” by Hallie Rubenhold / How to read books to improve your English

    Talking to my mum about a good book she read recently; a social history about 5 women who were all murdered by Jack The Ripper in 1888. Also includes some advice and comments about reading books to learn English.

    • 51 min

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