Podcasts This Week (November 25, 2013)

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ESL Podcast 950 – Visiting a Construction Site

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 “beam” and “crane.”
In the “Culture Note,” learn about “Types of Construction Workers.”
“A ‘general construction worker’ is a ‘generalist’ (someone who does a little bit of many different things, but has not specialized in any particular area)…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

English Cafe 426

Topics: Ask an American: Art conservation; bravery versus gallantry; to escape versus to abscond; how to communicate time

In the Learning Guide:  Get a full transcript (written version of every word you hear).
In “What Insiders Know,” you will read about “Public Works of Art Project.”
“President Franklin D. Roosevelt created many economic programs known ‘collectively’ (as a group; when considered together) as the ‘New Deal’…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

ESL Podcast 951 – Parts of a Hospital

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 “unit” and “to look (someone or something) up.”
In the “Culture Note,” learn about “Types of Hospitals.”
“When people think of hospitals, they usually think of a ‘general hospital’ that is prepared to deal with many types of diseases and injuries…” – READ MORE in the Learning Guide

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12 Responses to Podcasts This Week (November 25, 2013)

  1. Nikolaus Benz says:

    I’m a Premium Member since about 2 years and appreciate you qualified Podcasts. I enjoj listening and reading informations about US-life and way of life. Thank you very mutch.

    Yours sincerly

    Nikolaus Benz

  2. emiliano says:

    Just Thoughts….

    The greatest happiness imaginable (which does not give you the money, sex, or love and sometimes that’s all about), is pleased to return to live with desire, the cessation of anguish, pangs chest, the anxiety that leaves you almost breathe, not wanting to die every day that passes, no waking up in the morning thinking another day to live and suffer, and that I do here?.

    Our languages ??are different but nustros sufferings, joys, annoyances, are exactly the same.
    According heard a few days ago and had read some time ago humans America, Asia, Oceania and Europe almost all come from the same mother who left Africa hundreds of thousands of years ago.

    We are similar beings anywhere, suffering rejoice, enjoy the same sensations.
    I’ve seen it in the cinema that comes from japan, china, korea, europe, or america.

    The idea of ??God or atheism, is common to all of us humans over thousands of years.

    I think at the end when we have no where to grab our thinking beyond the material, the known and goes back to God, a superior being who dominates everything and we think we can help, the only help to if that is your desire or will.

    Sounds like a joke if you do not have faith, I did not have much truth but my thoughts drifted towards that direction, and oh miracle few months after I was cured.


    That´s all for this night , I don´t wat to be tiresome

    my dear Friends of the ESL blog.

    Thanks emiliano

  3. emiliano says:

    Like Nikoloaus, I am a P.Member since seven years more or less, just from the moment I could see this was
    the best site in the web, together with Warren´s, to learn English.

    All this time I have been happy to be here, my site, my house, my Friends.

    Just today I think I am the old chap in the Blog?……may be.

    Thanks ESL team, Jeff Lucy Warren and all of you there in Los Angeles, California, but also thank you to
    all ESL friends thank could read this pages of the blog.


  4. Aécio Flávio Perim says:

    This week promises to be exciting, I hope, as it has been all weeks. O can ever learn new things with ESLPOD and it makes me feel grateful to Jeff and Lucy. I also have found many new people like Nikolaus Benz, Myo ko ko and others. If they don’t know me yet, let me introduce myself as Aecio, that one who lives in Brazil, the most beautiful country in the world and is located below the equator line where there is no sins. Get it?

  5. Dan says:

    Thanks to people like you guys this website can go on.
    So, Thank you too.

  6. Elvis says:

    Hi, everyone,
    I recently bought a second generation Ipad mini with retina screen, and one thing Apple online store stuck out to me is that they provide us consumers with a laser engravings service for free,
    so I just took that advantage to carve two lines of tribute to ESLPOD, it’s said that

    Love you guys forever!

  7. Elvis says:

    I though I should have carved like this
    Lucy&Jeff&Warren&any other Eslpoders
    My bad, anyway.

  8. Tania says:

    Hi! I can’t forget Emiliano’s birthday, November 29.


    Best wishes,


  9. Tania says:

    Hi! It was the Black Friday. We now call it “Black Friday”, too.
    Unfortunately I did not buy anything.

    I have many, many problems in my family and at my job, too.
    Hoping to solve my job problems I’ll be more calm, more…I’ll be back soon among our dear blog friends.

  10. Tania says:

    Hi! I saw the movie “Hello, Dolly!”, many years ago.
    It’s a well-known song in my country, too.
    I know to sing it, too.

    “Hello, Dolly
    Well Hello, Dolly,
    It’s so nice to have you back where you belong
    Promise you’ll never go away again.

    I went away from the lights of fourteenth street
    And into my personal haze
    But now that I’m back in the lights of the ESLPODCAST
    Tomorrow will be brighter than the good old days.”

  11. Myo ko ko says:

    Hi, Elvis,
    Very well done!
    Here I heard about that service.

    In any case, Jeff, Warren, and Lucy, all these three figures play a vital role in our lives when it comes to English language.
    Good work you have done, my buddy, Elvis.

    Hi Emiliano, another merry new years are waiting ahead of you!
    Don’t you know that, my dear blogger?

    Your friend from a distance,
    Myo ko ko

  12. emiliano says:

    Yest that´s right, Tania and Myo ko ko

    THANK YOU SO MUCH DEAR FRIENDS…….Tania you have a great big memory, not as mine, did you tell us when is

    Thanks Myo ko ko for your kind words.


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