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Stuff You Should Know: The Podcast

Stuff You Should Know: The Podcast

Learning From Lyrics ©1996-2012 News Rethinking Grammar: How We Talk Rethinking Grammar - How We Talk We judge people by the way they speak and the grammar they use. Listen to several Americans from different regions speak. Don’t worry too much about what they are saying, just listen to their different speaking styles. Can you guess where they are from? Fran Drescher: What’s this about? James Earl Jones: “I feel wonderful to be back on Broadway.” Sarah Palin: “The difference between a hockey mom and a pitbull? Dolly Parton: “You know I’ll wake up sometimes from a dream and think I’d better get up and write that down or I’ll forget it.” Surfer: “Dude you got the best barrels ever dude.” John F. Tom Brokaw: “A moment that will live forever. Wendy Williams: “How is it getting up and being there and getting your hair fried and the eye lashes and all that stuff.” Rosie Perez: “I’m exhausted.” Rhett Buetler: “Everybody kind of relates rodeo with kind of a wild energizing experience…something that gets out of control.” Non-standard dialects African-American Vernacular

Zidbits - Learn something new every day! Listen and Write - Dictation Business English learning and teaching with podcasts in English for students learning business English page. 56 The Panama papers. While many benefit from offshore finances, there are also those who are victims. (level 3) (27 Apr 16) ► Download (7.2MB, 4min 18sec) ► Transcript (pdf 53KB)► Worksheet & Answers (pdf 94KB)► Vocabulary tasks (pdf 86KB) The podcast goes with this video from the ICIJ: ◼ Stop video 55 Brexit. ► Download (1.94MB, 4min 13sec) ► Transcript (pdf 53KB)► Worksheet & Answers (pdf 70KB)► Vocabulary tasks (pdf 78KB) The podcast goes with this video from Michael Hobbes: 54 Going down. ► Download (1.9MB, 3min 52sec) ► Transcript (pdf 53KB)► Worksheet & Answers (pdf 74KB)► Vocabulary tasks (pdf 74KB) 53 Selling nostalgia. ► Download (1.86MB, 4min 04sec) ► Transcript (pdf 52KB)► Worksheet & Answers (pdf 115KB)► Vocabulary tasks (pdf 78KB) It's become 'traditional' to have KFC for Christmas in Japan: 52 The VW scandal. ► Download (1.78MB, 3min 54sec) ► Transcript (pdf 52KB)► Worksheet & Answers (pdf 67KB)► Vocabulary tasks (pdf 72KB) 51 Crowdfunding part 2. 50 The amalgamation.

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