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Podcasts This Week (May 24, 2010)

ON MONDAY
ESL Podcast 584 – Calling in Sick to Work

In the Learning Guide: Get a full transcript (written version of every word you hear), vocabulary list and sample sentences, and comprehension questions.
In “What Else Does it Mean,” learn the other meanings of “to come down with (something)” and “row.”
In the “Culture Note,” learn about “How Sick Leave Works in the U.S.”
“Many American workers are “entitled to” (allowed to have) sick “leave” (absence from work for a short period of time), also known as medical leave…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

ON WEDNESDAY
English Cafe 243

Famous TV Animals; Niagara Falls; closed caption versus subtitle; meanwhile versus meantime; using the colon (:)

In the Learning Guide:  Get a full transcript (written version of every word you hear).
In “What Insiders Know,” you will read about “Top U.S. Honeymoon Destinations.”
“In this episode, we talked about Niagara Falls as a favorite “destination” (place to go) for honeymooners.  Other top honeymoon destinations…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

ON FRIDAY
ESL Podcast 585 – Being Clear or Confusing

In the Learning Guide: Get a full transcript (written version of every word you hear), vocabulary list and sample sentences, and comprehension questions.
In “What Else Does it Mean,” learn the other meanings of “for once” and “detail.”
In the “Culture Note,” learn about “Storytelling Festivals.”
“In the United States, there are many “storytelling” (the art of sharing stories orally, without using written information) “festivals” (fairs; celebrations and competitions).” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

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One Response to “Podcasts This Week (May 24, 2010)”

  1. Kuong Do Says:

    I am so excited about that. I can’t wait.