7 episodes

English is a weird and wonderful language filled with diversity. This podcast is designed to answer questions about English and all its peculiarities.

The weird and wonderful world of English. Jon Moore

    • Language Learning

English is a weird and wonderful language filled with diversity. This podcast is designed to answer questions about English and all its peculiarities.

    Heart. Warm, cold or broken?

    Heart. Warm, cold or broken?

    Today’s episode looks at the heart and whether you have a warm, cold or broken heart. We look at the noun phrases- warm heart, cold heart & broken heart, and the adjective phrases- warm-hearted, cold-hearted & broken-hearted. We provide examples and their meanings to help you use the phrases more effectively in English.

    • 9 min
    20 English words dying out

    20 English words dying out

    English is a constantly evolving language and history has shown us words that have disappeared and new words that have appeared into everyday usage. This podcast is about words that are dying out. Today’s generation do not use them.

    • 7 min
    How to improve your spoken English

    How to improve your spoken English

    This is part 2 of our 2 part series looking at how you can improve your spoken English. Jonathan talks you through another 7 tips to help you use your smartphone and technology to educate, engage and empower you.

    • 15 min
    How to improve your spoken English

    How to improve your spoken English

    Here are 7 tips to help you improve your spoken English, on your own with the aid of your smartphone.

    • 13 min
    Episode 2: from terrible to terrific

    Episode 2: from terrible to terrific

    This week we look at how the word terror, from the Latin terrier, has spawned words which stir feelings of dread, but one word stands out as a positive. How did we get from terror to terrific?

    • 6 min
    The weird and wonderful world of English. (Trailer)

    The weird and wonderful world of English. (Trailer)

    • 27 sec

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