Podcasts are very useful resources for learning English.
Here we’ll share 11 of the best podcasts for you to improve your listening, speaking, and grammar with explanations and tips from teachers George, Nikki, and Del.
What will you learn? 👉Tips to improve your memory as well as expressions to say what you like, what you agree with, to talk about the future, to tell the time, and much more.
Let the lesson begin!
1. How to improve your memory
If your mind isn’t at its best, the learning process will be more complicated than you think.
Start by answering the following question: do you get enough sleep?
If the answer is no, you may experience fatigue, distraction, and forgetfulness. At the end of the day, you simply won’t want to study English.
Do you want to learn tips on how to have an excellent memory and a brain working at full capacity? Listen to this podcast to find out how.
2. How to express dislike
Are you familiar with the quote “You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time”? It’s true. We can’t please everyone, especially not the same way. This is true for music, food, films, and many other things.
In the following podcast to practice English, you’ll see how to express that you don’t like something (or someone).
3. How and when to use CAN
The modal verb CAN specifies the possibility and/or ability to do something.
You can also use it to ask or give permission for something or to make a request.
In the following podcast, you’ll find several practical examples using this modal verb, including the negative form.
4. How to improve your pronunciation in English
When practicing speaking, it’s quite normal to imitate the sounds from your mother tongue and create your own version.
This can confuse those we are talking to and make them ask questions like, “Could you repeat that, please?”
Don’t panic or feel embarrassed, this is part of the learning process. English has different sounds that take time to understand and pronounce correctly.
In this podcast, you’ll hear a sentence that includes all the letters of the alphabet. You’ll also learn the difference between enunciation and pronunciation.
5. How to express agreement
In this podcast, you’ll hear a dialogue between two people who want to go to a football match.
They appear to have several things in common, so they’re sure to have a good time.
Here, you’ll discover expressions that will help you to express that you are on the same page as someone else.
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6. How to agree with a negative statement
Some people don’t like having pineapple on their pizza. Maybe you don’t either.
In any language, it can be quite useful to say that you agree with a negative statement that someone has made. Do you know how to do this in English?
Learn more in this podcast.
7. How to tell the time
This is a lesson for beginners that can always be good to review.
In this podcast, you’ll learn when to use the expressions to, past, half, and quarter as well as the main rules for telling time in English.
8. How to use the verb GET
The verb GET is quite common in English and has a lot of different meanings.
In the following podcast to learn English, we explain this with some examples.
9. How to use GOING TO
We use the expression going to to talk about the future, mainly when we are sure of what we’re going to do or when we have something planned.
In this podcast, you’ll hear a conversation between two friends about their travel plans. Where are they planning on going?
10. How to use ELSE
We use else when we want to say phrases like someone else, something else, or somewhere else.
In this podcast, you’ll hear a conversation between two people about a business meeting. Learn about the possible combinations that you can make with the word else.
11. How to use SHALL
Shall is another modal verb that is frequently used.
We use it when we want to ask for an opinion or a suggestion. We also use it to talk in the future tense.
In this podcast, you’ll listen to a conversation between Dan and Gemma and learn how to use shall in a negative way.
We hope you’ve enjoyed this diverse collection of podcasts to learn English.
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