129 episodes

Welcome to my podcast for English Language Learners. Here you can improve your English comprehension by listening to my conversations with guests from all over the world.

By listening to real conversations, you will begin to understand different English accents and connected speech. You’ll learn interesting things about people, language, and travel along the way.

My clients and I like to explore interesting topics while improving our language skills. That’s why the podcast is now called English for Exploration.

English For Exploration Kate Fisher

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 7 Ratings

Welcome to my podcast for English Language Learners. Here you can improve your English comprehension by listening to my conversations with guests from all over the world.

By listening to real conversations, you will begin to understand different English accents and connected speech. You’ll learn interesting things about people, language, and travel along the way.

My clients and I like to explore interesting topics while improving our language skills. That’s why the podcast is now called English for Exploration.

    [122] Avoiding Burnout in Language Learning - My conversation with Marissa Blaszko

    [122] Avoiding Burnout in Language Learning - My conversation with Marissa Blaszko

    My guest is Marissa Blaszko, a Polish-American polyglot who is currently relearning her native language as an adult. She creates free resources for other language learners at www.RelearnALanguage.com and on YouTube as Relearn A Language. You can also follow her personal Instagram @MultilingualMarissa for language learning memes, studygram, and fun.


    To find more links, transcript excerpts, and a list of vocabulary from this episode, please visit my website, conversationswithkate.net and click Podcast on the menu bar.

    The name and logo for the podcast has changed. It will still be brought to you from Conversations with Kate.

    Enjoying the podcast? Please leave a review and share on social media. Directions on my website: https://www.conversationswithkate.net/listen-to-the-podcast/

    • 32 min
    The Rescue - A very short story by Kate

    The Rescue - A very short story by Kate

    This very short story can be used to improve your listening comprehension. Listen once. Write down a summary of what you heard. Listen again. Write down exactly what I said. Download the transcript on Gumroad. https://conversationskate.gumroad.com/l/storyrescue
    Compare your understanding with what I actually said.

    Clients may submit listening dictation to me to discuss connected speech and why some of the phrases may have been difficult to understand.

    Contact Kate at https://www.conversationswithkate.net/contact/

    • 2 min
    [121] Organize your Language Learning - My conversation with Tetiana Bilokin

    [121] Organize your Language Learning - My conversation with Tetiana Bilokin

    Join me and my guest, Tetiana Bilokin, as we talk about some of the best tools to organize your language learning. Then she shares how she creates learning materials using popular TV shows and movies to keep her clients motivated.

    To learn more about Tetiana:

    www.tetianabilokin.com
    https://www.instagram.com/tetianabilokin/

    To find more links, transcript excerpts, and a list of vocabulary from this episode, please visit my website, conversationswithkate.net and click Podcast on the menu bar.

    Enjoying the podcast? Please leave a review and share on social media. Directions on my website: https://www.conversationswithkate.net/listen-to-the-podcast/

    • 21 min
    [120] Be Brave. Write in English - My conversation with Agnieszka Dryjas-Makhloufi

    [120] Be Brave. Write in English - My conversation with Agnieszka Dryjas-Makhloufi

    My guest is Agnieszka Dryjas-Makhloufi, author of the short novel, The Journey of Seagulls. Agnieszka began studying English as a child in Poland and is now a teacher, author, and poet writing in English and working in the UK. We discuss her novel and the importance of getting out of one’s comfort zone to explore and create.

    To learn more about Agnieszka:
    https://www.instagram.com/my_soul_is_poetry/
    https://www.instagram.com/delicious_writer/
    https://twitter.com/agnieszkadryjas
    https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/57134681-the-journey-of-seagulls

    To find more links, transcript excerpts, and a list of vocabulary from this episode, please visit my website, conversationswithkate.net and click Podcast on the menu bar.

    Enjoying the podcast? Please leave a review and share on social media. Directions on my website: https://www.conversationswithkate.net/listen-to-the-podcast/

    • 37 min
    [119] Learning Mindfully - My conversation with Marusya Price

    [119] Learning Mindfully - My conversation with Marusya Price

    My guest is Marusya Price, author of 101 Activities to Teach English Mindfully. It includes lessons on topics such as Mindfulness, Happiness, Authenticity, Kindness, Inspiration, Gratitude and Positivity. You can also find Marusya’s meditations and visualizations on the Insight Timer App.

    To learn more about Marusya and her work:

    Website: https://www.inspirationalenglish.co.uk/
    Instagram-https://www.instagram.com/inspirationalenglish_/
    LinkedIn- https://www.linkedin.com/in/inspirational-english-684aa056/
    FB page:https://www.facebook.com/ExploreEnglishwithRussie/

    To find links more links, transcript excerpts, and a list of vocabulary from this episode, please visit my website, conversationswithkate.net and click Podcast on the menu bar.

    Enjoying the podcast? Please leave a review and share on social media. Directions on my website: https://www.conversationswithkate.net/listen-to-the-podcast/

    • 39 min
    [118] Reading Adventures - My conversation with Irina Skibenko

    [118] Reading Adventures - My conversation with Irina Skibenko

    My guest is Irina Skibenko, a teacher and author from Ukraine who inspires preteens to read and discover the world. She is also the author of three adventure stories featuring Nina and her dog Eve. Preteens from around the world can join Irina’s online programs to discuss the places that Nina visits and improve their English by reading, listening, writing and speaking.

    To learn more about Irina and her work:

    Etsy shop - https://etsy.me/3tsmpZq
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/smartstoryspace/ 
    Landing page - https://smartstory.mailchimpsites.com/

    To find links, transcript excerpts, and a list of vocabulary from this episode, please visit my website, conversationswithkate.net and click Podcast on the menu bar.

    The name and logo for the podcast has changed. It will still be brought to you from Conversations with Kate.

    Enjoying the podcast? Please leave a review and share on social media. Directions on my website: https://www.conversationswithkate.net/listen-to-the-podcast/

    • 25 min

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