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Podcasts This Week (April 16, 2012)

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ON MONDAY
ESL Podcast 782 – Expressing Bitter Feelings

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 “bitter” and “absolute.”
In the “Culture Note,” learn about “Classic Break-up Songs.”
“A lot of “pop music” (popular songs) is about romantic love and relationships, but some are about breaking up. Some people believe that listening to…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

ON WEDNESDAY
English Cafe 342

Topics: Movie – Apocalypse Now; getting your child into a private school, K-12; relating to versus related to; down with (the king); to qualify

In the Learning Guide:  Get a full transcript (written version of every word you hear).
In “What Insiders Know,” you will read about “Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad.”
“In today’s episode of the English Cafe, we talked about the movie Apocalypse Now.  The film was based, “in part” (some but not all), on a “novella” (short novel; short book)…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

ON FRIDAY
ESL Podcast 783 – Different Political Philosophies

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 get back on (one’s) feet” and “to pass the buck.”
In the “Culture Note,” learn about “Common Terms Used When Talking About Capitalism.”
“Capitalists believe most businesses should be owned by individuals and government interference should be…”  – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

One Response to “Podcasts This Week (April 16, 2012)”

  1. tania Says:

    Hi!
    Pretty little three
    Sparrows in a tree
    Light upon the wing
    ———————-
    Chirp of spring to me,
    Sparrows, from your tree.
    —————————–
    You are hope and sweetness, April.

    April by Christina Rossetti