Learn British English as well as British culture, history, news and current affairs, and much more with weekly episodes from your host Charlie on The British English Podcast!
Bonus Ep 2 - Growing up in the UK in the 90s
This episode is with Harry who kindly joined in to discuss what it was like growing up in the UK in the 90s & 00s. Charlie & Harry give you an informal, lighthearted conversation covering a variety of topics that British people of a similar age would have experienced when growing up in the UK.
Bitesize Ep 2 - A British Conversation in Charlie's Pub, Scene 1
Charlie brings you a "typical" British conversation in a British pub in a bitesize episode that will give you your fix of The British English Podcast in 5-10 minutes with plenty of native expressions for you to learn from in context. Enjoy!
S2/E1 - The Psychology of a Brit...and any other humanoid like creature.
Charlie has a conversation with a fascinating man named Ricky who has spent the last 20 years or so reading about human psychology and helping a wide variety of people find more happiness in their lives because of it.
Enjoy this conversation between two old friends and delve into Ricky's understanding of how to make a better connection with anyone. He uses a brilliant variety of expressions that make this episode extra special.
If you'd like to listen to part 2 and 3 of this episode then head over to thebritishenglishpodcast.com
Bitesize Ep 1 - Fancy a cuppa?
Charlie brings you the first of the bitesize episodes that will give you your fix of The British English Podcast in 5-10 minutes.
This episode focuses on whether or not to accept the offer of "Would you like a cup of tea?" when entering somebody's home in the UK.
For a lot of us this seems like a simple topic but add cultural variation into it and the answer is never that simple...so let's get stuck in and learn some British English along the way.
As always there are a lot of expressions in this episode. So I have created a FREE worksheet with some of the phrases and definitions for you to download. Please visit https://www.thebritishenglishpodcast.com/bitesize-ep1
If you'd like to learn how to use these expressions then check out The British English Podcast Academy - https://www.thebritishenglishpodcast.com/bitesize-ep1
Bonus Ep 1 - British Wedding Culture with "English with Lucy"
Charlie gets Lucy from "English With Lucy" on the show to talk about British wedding culture. There are a lot of traditions involved in this day and so we took a look at some of those in a lighthearted conversation asking Lucy about her wedding plans as she is engaged to be married as soon as COVID-19 permits. Are British weddings anything like your culture's weddings? Listen to find out!
As always there are a lot of expressions in this episode. So I have created a FREE worksheet with the phrases and definitions for you to download. So check out the show notes below or go to thebritishenglishpodcast.com/blog/bonus-ep1 where you can also find out how to listen to part 2 and 3 of the episode.
Remember Season 1 of The Academy is available for you to enjoy and go beyond your current level of English! Check out the FREE sample lesson here - thebritishenglishpodcast.com/join
We hope you enjoy the conversation from part 1 of this episode and better understand what British Wedding culture is like! Is it similar to yours? Please let Charlie know on instagram @thebritishenglishpodcast.
Remember to check out Lucy's pronunciation course and take advantage of the 15% discount Lucy has kindly offered my beloved BEP listeners ;)
To do so type in BEP15 at checkout so head over to her website epiphanylanguagestudios.com and of course you can also go and enjoy her wonderful video content by searching 'English with Lucy' on YouTube.
S1/E8 - British University Lifestyle
Charlie gets Martin from Rock N' Roll English on the show to do an interview style episode all about the life of a uni student in the UK. We cover nightlife, student accommodation and campus lifestyle through all three parts of the episode.
There are a ton of expressions which I go through in detail in The Academy at https://thebritishenglishpodcast.com so I hope you enjoy the conversation from part 1 of this episode and better understand what life is like at University for British students.
Martin is from around the London area so he has a similar dialect to mine (standard southern British) but he has a more contemporary (relaxed) accent which will help improve your listening skills, so enjoy!
To get more from Martin then head over to his website rocknrollenglish.com or you can listen to the episode I did with him on his podcast by searching "Rock N' Roll English" on any podcast app like Spotify or Apple Podcasts.