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Podcasts This Week (March 19, 2012)

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ON MONDAY
ESL Podcast 774 – Describing Height and Build

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 “pounds” and “short.”
In the “Culture Note,” learn about “Ideal Body Weight.”
“Many people know they are overweight or “obese” (extremely overweight), but they don’t know how much weight they need to lose to reach their “ideal body weight,” or the number of pounds…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

ON WEDNESDAY
English Cafe 338

Topics: Famous Americans – Ansel Adams; Ben & Jerry’s; to find out versus to figure out versus to seek; “too” constructions; dummy versus idiot

In the Learning Guide:  Get a full transcript (written version of every word you hear).
In “What Insiders Know,” you will read about the “Ice Cream Sundae.”
“Americans love ice cream and several ice cream desserts have a long tradition in the United States. Perhaps the most popular and common one, “aside from” (except) the ice cream cone, is the ice cream sundae…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

ON FRIDAY
ESL Podcast 775 – Making Repairs on the Outside of a House

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 “crack” and “fence.”
In the “Culture Note,” learn about “Maintenance of a Home’s Exterior.”
“City “ordinances” (laws; rules) determine who is responsible for maintaining the sidewalk in front of the house. In many cases, the homeowners are responsible…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

4 Responses to “Podcasts This Week (March 19, 2012)”

  1. Peter Says:

    Thanks Tonia,
    It is staggering. The number of listeners I mean.
    I think they will reach to the dizzy hights of 200000 and so:))
    Ut is Cool seeing there are a dingnifucant English enthusiasts out there looking for the quickest and most reliable linguistic source.
    Indeed,eslpod is the best quality program ,there is.
    There is one thing that tops eslpod though.
    It is “Learning Guide”

    I havent listened to Jeff and Lucy for a long while. I guess I m 150 or so behind. U know, crazy ,busy life.
    However, no swaet ,I can catch up with you guys.
    Well, sometime my crash life style get the best of me.
    I a trying to keep my English skills sharp with attending actively on blog.
    That I keep myself on loop

    Eslpod, “way to go!!!”

  2. Zouaoui Says:

    I RECOGNIZE IT IS A GREAT WORK WITH LOTS OF EFFORTS. THANKS.

  3. Tania Says:

    Hi! I have seen on CNN Channel that today it is Persian New Year.
    I wish a Happy New Year to all our blog friends who celebrate the Persian New Year.
    Health and hope for better days.

    Tania

  4. helpful Says:

    is there anyone to give me some full transcrips of padcast? i am a beginer so i can not follow reader??? plz