27 episodes

This podcast is a companion to your English learning. As a native English speaker, I talk about a wide variety of topics and provide listening materials where you can pick up vocabulary, phrases and English references that will be beneficial to your learning experience. Enjoy!

Along Came English Podcast Alena Lien

    • Education

This podcast is a companion to your English learning. As a native English speaker, I talk about a wide variety of topics and provide listening materials where you can pick up vocabulary, phrases and English references that will be beneficial to your learning experience. Enjoy!

    Talking about my family

    Talking about my family

    I talk about my family, hereditary traits and my family history. I also explain the differences between different types of families.

    Transcript: https://www.alongcameenglish.com/podcast/27.-talking-about-my-family 

    • 27 min
    My tattoos so far

    My tattoos so far

    I talk about the tattoos that I have: about how it all started with my first one, my growing collection of them, the pain I've experienced and what my parents think.

    Transcript: https://www.alongcameenglish.com/podcast/26.-my-tattoos-so-far 

    • 26 min
    The death of my dad and moving back to Southeast Asia

    The death of my dad and moving back to Southeast Asia

    I talk about the death of my father during the pandemic and what it was like moving back to Southeast Asia.

    Transcript: https://www.alongcameenglish.com/podcast/25.-the-death-of-my-dad-and-moving-back-to-southeast-asia 

    • 21 min
    Lockdown in Melbourne, COVID fatigue, and mental health

    Lockdown in Melbourne, COVID fatigue, and mental health

    I talk a bit about the lockdown here in Melbourne. I also explain the differences between mental health professionals, the costs of visiting them and what Medicare covers. 

    Transcript: https://www.alongcameenglish.com/podcast/24.-lockdown-in-melbourne%2C-covid-fatigue%2C-and-mental-health 

    • 26 min
    Recovering from a cold, home remedies & testing negative for Covid

    Recovering from a cold, home remedies & testing negative for Covid

    I explain the differences between the common cold and the flu. I also share some of my experiences having a cold or a flu as well as the most recent one. I also talk about the home remedies that I usually take or do when I get sick. And my experience getting tested for Covid. 

    Transcript: https://www.alongcameenglish.com/podcast/23.-recovering-from-a-cold%2C-home-remedies-%26-testing-negative-for-covid 

    • 26 min
    Backpacking(& some of my experiences in Japan)

    Backpacking(& some of my experiences in Japan)

    I explain what backpacking is and what I think about it. I also talk about my overall backpacking experience in Japan, what the hostels are like over there and share some stories from my travels.

    Transcript: https://www.alongcameenglish.com/podcast/22.-backpacking-(%26-some-of-my-experiences-in-japan)

    • 32 min

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