Luke's ENGLISH Podcast - Learn British English with Luke Thompson
Luke's ENGLISH Podcast - Learn British English with Luke Thompson
Luke Thompson
Luke's English Podcast is an award-winning podcast for learners of English. Listen, learn and have fun while picking up natural British English as it really is spoken.
692. WISBOLEP Competition Entries - Listen & Vote!
Listen to recordings sent in by listeners and vote for who you think should be on LEP. Visit the website page for episode 692 to vote and listen to all the competition entries.
Nov 23
1 hr 9 min
691. Jerome Butler - Dialect Coach
How do professional actors change the way they speak for different acting roles? What can learners of English take from the way actors do this, in order to apply it to their language learning? In this conversation I speak to Jerome Butler who is a very experienced dialect coach working in the TV and film industry in the USA, and we discuss these questions.
Nov 18
1 hr 33 min
690. Urban vs Rural / Living Abroad / Cultural Differences (with Cara Leopold)
A conversation with Cara Leopold about the differences between life in Paris and life in provincial France, plus how it feels to live abroad away from your home country.
Nov 12
1 hr 20 min
689. Baking Cakes, Telling Jokes & Speaking Chinese with Kate Billington
A funny chat with Kate who speaks multiple languages, makes delicious cakes, teaches English and does stand-up comedy. Enjoy!
Nov 6
1 hr 54 min
688. Sean Connery
I recorded an episode about Sean Connery, who died yesterday. I didn’t expect to get emotional, but I did. Here it is. Hope you like it.
Nov 2
1 hr 6 min
687. WISBOLEP Problem / Polite Requests / An Inspiring Email / Fly Me To the Moon
A rambling episode with some news about a problem I have with the WISBOLEP competition (ooh!), some tips on making polite requests, an inspiring email from a LEPster and a song on guitar at the end.
Oct 29
1 hr 15 min
686. Christian from Canguro English
A conversation with YouTube English teacher Christian Saunders from Canguro English about the realities of learning and teaching English, motivation and goal-setting in language learning, Paul McCartney recording an album in his kitchen and plenty more. Video version also available on YouTube.
Oct 27
1 hr 35 min
685. Raising Bilingual Children [1] Alex and his daughter Alice, in Moscow
An episode exploring the subject of how to raise a child to speak English. I speak to Alex, an English teacher from Moscow about how he has been speaking exclusively in English to his 4-year-old daughter Alice since she was born. Let's find out how it's going.
Oct 21
58 min
684. Chasing the Tangent Train with Elspeth Graty
A conversation with English-teaching stand-up comedian Elspeth Graty, which covers lots of different topics including Elspeth's background in England, teaching English, cultural differences, "French-bashing", old-fashioned telephones and The Tellytubbies. Enjoy!
Oct 15
1 hr 39 min
683. Feelgood Stories of Flirting with Marie Connolly
Marie Connolly is an Australian stand-up comedian and TEFL teacher who has written a book of short stories about times when men (from various countries) have flirted with her. In this episode Marie shares some of those stories, tells us about English men vs French men vs Australian men and much more.
Oct 9
1 hr 51 min
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