Luke's English Podcast - Learn British English With Luke Thompson

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Synopsis

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.http://teacherluke.co.uk

Episodes

  • 775. A Rambling Chat with James (June 2022)

    20/06/2022 Duration: 01h36min

    775. A Rambling Chat with James (June 2022) My brother James comes back onto the podcast for a conversation about the hot weather, tricky Wordpress updates, the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, Rock Music concert movies, Alan Partridge's live show, Irish/British relations and plenty more.

  • 774. Learn English with a Scary Story (Camp Stabbiwaka by Peter Carlson)

    15/06/2022 Duration: 01h38min

    774. Learn English with a Scary Story (Camp Stabbiwaka by Peter Carlson) Listen to Luke reading a text adventure story set in a summer camp. You can read the story at the same time as you listen, or just relax and have fun following this action packed horror story, and read do text adventure later. Includes some vocabulary explanations, differences between British & American English and some very dodgy jokes. Video version available. Episode page (download the audio, find my other episodes) https://wp.me/p4IuUx-qAQ Open the story in your browser http://play2.textadventures.co.uk/Play.aspx?id=lu8kzyzfp0wxpnqsdcpexq  LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo LEP T-shirts, mugs, etc https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/merch 

  • 773. What do British people think about The Queen and The Royal Family? (with James)

    08/06/2022 Duration: 01h29min

    773. What do British people think about The Queen and The Royal Family? (with James) Luke and James discuss their feelings about the Royal Family, with some survey results about the popularity of royal family members among British people in general. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-qMp LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo

  • 772. Rambling in the Podcastle (June 2022) News / Thoughts / Reflections

    02/06/2022 Duration: 01h35min

    772. Rambling in the Podcastle (June 2022) News / Thoughts / Reflections This is an unedited monologue in which I talk about some things which are on my mind at the moment, including how my hair is stopping me from learning French (and vice versa), virtuous and vicious circles, how English is like a shark (or a river - or maybe a shark in a river), some comments about recent episodes and a visit from a friendly bat at my podcastle. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-qJQ  LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo LEP Merch https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/merch Image by FunkyFocus from Pixabay   

  • 771. Sick In Japan (Recorded Live at the BC)

    24/05/2022 Duration: 01h14min

    771. Sick In Japan (Recorded Live at the BC) My story about how I ended up in a Japanese hospital bed, scared out of my brain. Recorded live in front of an audience at the British Council in Paris. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-qC0  LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo  LEP T-Shirts, Mugs & Merch https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/merch 

  • 770. Boats & Murder (but mostly murder) with Moz

    18/05/2022 Duration: 01h33min

    770. Boats & Murder (but mostly murder) with Moz An episode with my friend Moz from the Murder Mile True Crime Podcast. Moz returns to tell us some true stories of crimes in the London area. Expect some smalltalk about living on a boat, some murder stories and an interactive detective game in which we have to solve a murder. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-qm6 LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo  Luke's stand up comedy at the English Comedy Night in Paris https://www.panameartcafe.com/shop/stand_up/paname-english-comedy-night/  Murder Mile Podcast https://www.murdermiletours.com/podcast.html 

  • 769. Film Club: This Is Spinal Tap (with James)

    11/05/2022 Duration: 02h08min

    769. Film Club: This Is Spinal Tap (with James) A return to Luke's Film Club with the classic comedy This Is Spinal Tap, a "mockumentary" about a fictitious rock band from the 1980s. This time I am joined by my brother James and we discuss what was once voted "Funniest comedy film of all time". Learn some famous quotes from the film, listen to some scenes and understand the comedy with help from James and me. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-qwC

  • 768. English Teaching Methodologies (with Gabriel Clark)

    06/05/2022 Duration: 01h51min

    768. English Teaching Methodologies (with Gabriel Clark) Gabriel Clark from clarkandmiller.com joins me to discuss a short history of teaching methodology in the world of TEFL. The direct method, the grammar translation method, The Audio Lingual Method, the Structural Approach, Suggestopedia, Total Physical Response, Communicative Language Teaching (CLT), The Silent Way, Community Language Learning, Task Based Language Learning, The Lexical Approach and dogme style - all these get described and discussed. Learn how English teachers teach you English! Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-quK My talk at the British Council https://www.britishcouncil.fr/evenements/talks-english-comedie  LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo  LEP Merch etc https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/merch 

  • 767. Amber & Paul in the Podcastle

    27/04/2022 Duration: 02h08min

    767. Amber & Paul in the Podcastle Two hours of PodPal action for your enjoyment. This one has a bit of everything. Some audience questions, an idioms game, some dodgy jokes, accents, impressions and more. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-qre LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo LEP T-shirts, mugs etc https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/merch 

  • 766. Learning English with The News (with Stephen from SEND7 Podcast)

    19/04/2022 Duration: 01h20min

    766. Learning English with The News (with Stephen from SEND7 Podcast) Talking to Stephen from the Simple English News Daily podcast about learning English with the news and whether BBC reporters actually speak like normal humans. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-qm3  LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo  LEP T-shirts, mugs, etc https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/merch 

  • 765. Travelling Stories / Reverse Culture Shock (with Martin Johnston from Rock n' Roll English)

    11/04/2022 Duration: 01h11min

    765. Travelling Stories / Reverse Culture Shock (with Martin Johnston from Rock n' Roll English) Martin joins Luke to talk about moving back to the UK, his fundraiser for Ukrainian refugees and some funny stories about travelling experiences. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-qkq Martin's fundraiser www.rocknrollenglish.com/stories  LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo 

  • 764. 22 Funny Jokes, Explained

    06/04/2022 Duration: 56min

    764. 22 Funny Jokes, Explained Learn English with 22 funny jokes with explanations of vocabulary, homophones, double meanings and pronunciation. Video version available.  Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-qhy  LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo  British Council English Score Tutors https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/english  LEP T-Shirts, Mugs, etc https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/merch 

  • 763. Rambling in the new Pod-Room / Choose The Adverb / Deal or No Deal

    23/03/2022 Duration: 01h06min

      763. Rambling in the new Pod-Room / Choose The Adverb / Deal or No Deal This is a chance for me to just let loose and have a ramble while inviting you to this kind of housewarming party (or perhaps just the first part of the party) in my new pod-room. In this one I am going to welcome you into the new room and do a ramble challenge in which I am restricted to only talking about things inside the room, plus reading from some random books on my shelves. Grammar rules, adverbial collocations and a game show story. Private Lessons with British Council English Score Tutors https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/english Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-q9b  LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo  LEP T-Shirts & Merch https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/merch Rules of the Ramble Welcome everyone to the pod-room. Give a tour. I’m restricted to only talking about things inside the room. Maybe describe some of the items on the walls and pictures. Include some descriptive language. Pick up a book and do a random

  • 762. Meditation & Learning English (with Antony Rotunno)

    16/03/2022 Duration: 01h53min

    762. Meditation & Learning English (with Antony Rotunno) Discussing meditation, meditation techniques, how it can help in our lives and improve us as language learners. Antony Rotunno is my guest and listen out for stories, advice, tangents and maybe one or two revelations. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-q99 Private Lessons https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/english LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo LEP T-Shirts, Mugs & Merch https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/merch Luke & Antony discuss Monty Python & The Holy Grail https://youtu.be/YMtOOBpRBaA Antony's Meditation episodes from Life & Life Only https://lifeandlifeonly.podbean.com/e/episode-4-the-joys-and-wonders-of-meditation-part-1-of-2/ https://lifeandlifeonly.podbean.com/e/episode-5-the-joys-and-wonders-of-meditation-part-2-of-2/ Antony's Podcasts    Life & Life Only https://plinkhq.com/i/1549021296?to=page Glass Onion: On John Lennon https://plinkhq.com/i/1473867166?to=page  Film Gold https://plinkhq.com/i/154

  • 761. Why we love The Beatles (Recorded Live at The British Council) + Public Speaking Tips

    09/03/2022 Duration: 01h33min

    761. Why we love The Beatles (Recorded Live at The British Council) + Public Speaking Tips This is a presentation I did at the British Council in Paris recently, in front of a live audience. First I talk about public speaking and my approach to doing presentations and then you can hear the recording of my talk. The Beatles were a global phenomenon when they first appeared in the 1960s and their appeal continues to this day. The world still loves The Beatles. But why is this? Join me as I take a deeper look at the social, cultural and psychological factors that make The Beatles story so compelling even after all these years. Episode page with intro & ending transcripts https://wp.me/p4IuUx-pXd Private Lessons with British Council English Score Tutors https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/english LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo LEP T-Shirts & Merch https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/merch  

  • 560. The Rick Thompson Report: Ukraine

    28/02/2022 Duration: 28min

    560. The Rick Thompson Report: Ukraine Talking to my dad about the situation in Ukraine on 28 February 2022. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-pZ0 

  • 759. Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans

    23/02/2022 Duration: 52min

    759. Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans Join me as I walk around my local streets in Paris, go to the laundrette and ramble about what's going on in LEPland at the moment and why there haven't been any new episodes for a while. Episode page https://teacherluke.co.uk/2022/02/23/759-life-is-what-happens-when-youre-busy-making-other-plans/  LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo  LEP T-Shirts & Merch https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/merch   

  • 758. Pub Quiz Trivia with Sarah The Paris Quiz Mistress

    02/02/2022 Duration: 01h45min

    758. Pub Quiz Trivia with Sarah The Paris Quiz Mistress Chatting to pub quiz host Sarah Toporoff about her love of trivia, and asking each other quiz questions about history, geography, literature, language & pop culture. Can you answer the questions and follow the conversation? Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-pSp LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo  LEP T-Shirts & Merch https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/merch 

  • 757. Setting up my new Pod-Room / DIY (Do It Yourself) Vocabulary & Expressions

    21/01/2022 Duration: 01h31min

    757. Setting up my new Pod-Room / DIY (Do It Yourself) Vocabulary & Expressions Describing how I am setting up my new pod-room with a couple of stories and plenty of vocabulary for talking about DIY and doing improvements to your home. Vocabulary list available. Episode page with vocabulary list https://teacherluke.co.uk/2022/01/22/757-setting-up-my-new-pod-room-diy-do-it-yourself-vocabulary-expressions/  LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo LEP T-Shirts & Merch https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/merch 

  • 756. Learn English with LEP in 2022 / A New Year Ramble

    05/01/2022 Duration: 01h01min

    756. Learn English with LEP in 2022 / A New Year Ramble In this episode I’m going to wish you a Happy New Year, ramble a little bit about what’s going on in LEPland, restate some of my aims and objectives for this podcast, and give a few comments on how you can use the podcast to improve your English, with reference to some recommended episodes from the archive. Episode page with links and notes https://teacherluke.co.uk/2022/01/05/756-learn-english-with-lep-in-2022-a-new-year-ramble LEP Premium https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/premiuminfo LEP T-Shirts & Merch https://www.teacherluke.co.uk/merch   

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