Oct 21

British Slang Podcast 36: Chuffed

British Slang Podcast 36 is about the adjective “chuffed” which has a similar meaning to “pleased” and “happy”.

 

Please listen and download for free, below. Here are the other episodes:

http://www.learnbritishenglish.co.uk/category/british-slang-podcasts/

 

Oct 21

British English vs American English: two more words (free video)

 

Details

/’di:teɪls/ (British) vs /də’teɪls/ (American)

 

Inquiry

/ɪn’kwaɪri:/ (British) vs /’ɪnkwəri:/ (American)

 

Oct 19

Old Habits Die Hard – free video

 

Idiom: old habits die hard

 

Describes a habit which is difficult to stop:

 

“He’s having real difficulty stopping smoking. Old habits die hard.”

 

Oct 19

Free English idiom video: get the wrong end of the stick

 

Idiom: get the wrong end of the stick

 

To misunderstand (negatively)

 

“Oh dear! It’s not as bad as I thought. I got the wrong end of the stick.”

 

Oct 19

Learn British English: Weather Vocabulary

 

Weather Vocab

Oct 18

Learn British English: Tuck in

 

Oct 16

British Quantities – Free Video

 

a couple / a pair (of) = 2

a few = 3 to 7 (approx.)

a fair few = lots

a shed load (of) = a very large quantity

 

Oct 12

British Slang Podcast 35: “Freezing”

 

Please listen to and download British Slang Podcast 35 below, for free!

 

It’s about the slang adjective we use to describe the weather when it’s very cold, “freezing”:

 

 

Oct 12

British Accent Podcast 37: Swear Words

 

Please listen to British Accent Podcast 37 below, in which I discuss some of the rudest swear words in the English language.

 

Download the transcript here.

 

Oct 11

British Accent Podcast 36: “Jerusalem” by William Blake

 

British Accent Podcast 36 is Chris reading “Jerusalem” by William Blake:

 

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