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Disney Part I: The History
In the first part of our three-part series, we take a look at the fascinating history of Disney.
From why Mickey Mouse isn't a rabbit through to what Walt Disney was like as a person, the history of Disney is as interesting as it is magical.
Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/disney-history
A Short History of The English Language
From a small, wet island, English has come to be the world's dominant language.
How did this actually happen, where does English actually come from, and how has the language changed over the years?
Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/history-of-english-language
It's the day of the year where we celebrate love and desire.
But where does it actually come from?
The origins of Valentine's Day are mysterious, and not even that closely related to love at all.
Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/valentines-day
Discover the story of what happened when an Italian engineer decided to build an island off the coast of Italy..and then declare it to be an independent country.
Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/rose-island
The Art of War
It's the world's most famous book on military strategy.
Learn about its fascinating history, about the lessons in the book, and discover how you can apply some ideas from this 2,500-year-old book to your English learning.
Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/art-of-war
It's the world's favourite sweet snack, and the chocolate industry is worth over $100 billion.
Discover the fantastic history of where it comes from, how it became so popular, and learn about some of the economics of chocolate production.
Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/chocolate