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Podcasts This Week (May 3, 2010)…

ON MONDAY
ESL Podcast 578 – Eating a Home-Cooked Meal

In the Learning Guide: Get a full transcript (written version of every word you hear) and comprehension questions.
In “What Else Does it Mean,” learn the other meanings of “from scratch” and “instant.”
In the “Culture Note,” learn about The Food Network and the popular food show host, Rachel Ray.
“The Food Network is an American channel that “airs” (broadcasts; shows on television) shows about food and cooking. One of its most popular hosts is a chef named Rachael Ray…”- READ MORE in the Learning Guide

ON WEDNESDAY
English Cafe 240

DUI’s and Mothers Against Drunk Drivers; Famous Americans:  Martha Stewart; traffic versus transit; at all versus not at all; describing someone who works from home

In the Learning Guide:  Get a full transcript (written version of every word you hear) and comprehension questions.
In “What Insiders Know,” you will read about Drunk Dialing and Drunk Texting.
“Drunk driving is a major problem that has caused many deaths and a lot of injury and damage.  When people are drunk, they tend to do many things that they would not normally do “sober” (not intoxicated; not drunk)…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

ON FRIDAY
ESL Podcast 579 – Telling People Where You’re From

In the Learning Guide: Get a full transcript (written version of every word you hear) and comprehension questions.
In “What Else Does it Mean,” learn the other meanings of “native” and “to show (someone) around.”
In the “Culture Note,” learn about well-known foreign-born American politicians.
“Many people “immigrate” (move to another country) to the United States for one reason or another.  Some of them even become “quite” (very) famous…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

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One Response to “Podcasts This Week (May 3, 2010)…”

  1. richard Says:

    This is a good method for beginner because they sometimes didn’t understand completely after listening again and again.Transcript can help them to catch it after reading it. It also can help people learning deeper and keep in mind. I would like to see transcript when i can’t catch all means after listening several times. It is really effective. You can try it.