Plain English Podcast | Learn English | Practice English with Current Events at the Right Speed for Learners
Plain English Podcast | Learn English | Practice English with Current Events at the Right Speed for Learners
Jeff B. | PlainEnglish.com
Learn English the fun way—by listening to a podcast in English! Plain English is a program that you can understand! Join Jeff twice a week for an American English podcast about current events, such as American culture, travel, business, technology, politics and sports. The episodes also help you learn English vocabulary, idioms, phrasal verbs, English grammar and other expressions. Best of all, the show goes at the right speed for you—just a little bit slower than native speech. By listening to English that’s a little slower, you can understand more and learn to speak English with more confidence. Interactive transcripts of each episode are available for free online at PlainEnglish.com. Learning English online doesn’t have to be boring or feel like an English class; it should feel like listening to friends in English. What are you waiting for? Listen now and join the thousands of people who are already a part of the Plain English community. | ¿Buscas una manera fácil y divertida para aprender inglés gratis en línea? Únete a nuestro curso de inglés, Plain English. Cada lunes y jueves, Jeff, el narrador americano, habla sobre eventos actuales, incluida la cultura americana, viajes, negocios, tecnología, política, y deportes. Lo mejor de todo es que se habla a una velocidad lenta para que todos entiendan. ¡No te detengas! Aprende a hablar ingles en línea hoy mismo con Plain English. | Aprenda Inglês online grátis com o Plain English, a uma velocidade menor, para que todos possam entender.
A COVID vaccine breakthrough | Learn the English expression ‘in sight’
Pfizer’s COVID vaccine candidate was 90% effective in advanced trials | Learn the English expression ‘in sight’ | Get this full English lesson, including transcripts, videos, fast audio, and more, at https://plainenglish.com/315
Nov 26
22 min
Black Friday & Thanksgiving message from Jeff
Black Friday offers are **officially unlocked** at PlainEnglish.com. Plus, hear a special Black Friday & Thanksgiving message from Jeff.
Nov 25
4 min
Joe Biden’s winning strategy: opposites attract | Learn the expression ‘make or break’
Biden’s campaign positioned himself as polar opposite to President Trump | Learn the expression ‘make or break’ | Get this full English lesson, including transcripts, videos, fast audio, and more, at https://plainenglish.com/314
Nov 23
23 min
The new way to buy a used car | Learn the expression ‘nook and cranny’
Several startups around the world are revolutionizing the way we buy secondhand cars | Learn the expression ‘nook and cranny’ | Get this full English lesson, including transcripts, videos, fast audio, and more, at https://plainenglish.com/313
Nov 19
22 min
Biden topples Trump to become 46th American president | Learn the English expression ‘tread carefully’
Trump outperformed polls, but nation opts for normalcy after years of tumult | Learn the English expression ‘tread carefully’ | Get this full English lesson, including transcripts, videos, fast audio, and more, at https://plainenglish.com/312
Nov 16
24 min
Why buying a used car is so unpleasant | Learn the English expression ‘peace of mind’
Sellers have all the information - and therefore all the power - in the used car market | Learn the English expression ‘peace of mind’ | Get this full English lesson, including transcripts, videos, fast audio, and more, at https://plainenglish.com/311
Nov 12
21 min
The second wave of COVID-19 is officially here | Learn the expression ‘balancing act’
As the northern hemisphere enters the winter months, COVID-19 cases are surging | Learn the expression ‘balancing act’ | Get this full English lesson, including transcripts, videos, fast audio, and more, at https://plainenglish.com/310
Nov 9
18 min
Pumpkin spice and everything nice: part 2 | Learn the English expression ‘look forward to’
The bright orange squash is delicious eaten, sipped, plus one surprise use | Learn the English expression ‘look forward to’ | Get this full English lesson, including transcripts, videos, fast audio, and more, at https://plainenglish.com/309
Nov 5
18 min
Five things you can do with fall’s favorite fruit: part 1 | Learn the phrasal verb ‘stick with’
In the US, many fall traditions, activities, and recipes revolve around pumpkins | Learn the phrasal verb ‘stick with’ | Get this full English lesson, including transcripts, videos, fast audio, and more, at https://plainenglish.com/308
Nov 2
19 min
Foods you should never order for delivery | Learn the English expression ‘hit or miss’
Not all foods survive the journey from restaurant to doorstep in good condition | Learn the English expression ‘hit or miss’ | Get this full English lesson, including transcripts, videos, fast audio, and more, at https://plainenglish.com/307
Oct 29
20 min
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