Zapp! English Vocabulary and Pronunciation (English version)

Zapp! English Vocabulary and Pronunciation is based on *Real* unscripted English conversations featuring speakers with different accents. Each podcast also contains interactive audio classes with a teacher to work on your vocabulary and pronunciation. Every podcast comes with an e-book available on Zappenglish.com. The eBook includes the complete conversation and class transcripts, vocabulary lists, and additional practice exercises and answers only available in the eBooks. We charge a small amount for these eBooks which allows us to cover our development costs and keep publishing all the audio for FREE in iTunes. We hope you enjoy! Tom and Katie, Zappenglish.com

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Zapp! English Vocabulary and Pronunciation is based on *Real* unscripted English conversations featuring speakers with different accents. Each podcast also contains interactive audio classes with a teacher to work on your vocabulary and pronunciation. Every podcast comes with an e-book available on Zappenglish.com. The eBook includes the complete conversation and class transcripts, vocabulary lists, and additional practice exercises and answers only available in the eBooks. We charge a small amount for these eBooks which allows us to cover our development costs and keep publishing all the audio for FREE in iTunes. We hope you enjoy! Tom and Katie, Zappenglish.com
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-11-23 16:16
last episode published
2014-12-22 11:00
publication frequency
14.34 days
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Tom and Katie owner  
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Number of Episodes
58
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22.12.2014

Illness - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.20

It's not nice to be ill, but it's even worse if you can't describe the problem. Learn the most common illnesses in English and how to explain what's wrong with you in this vocabulary podcast. Your listening skills will be developed too as you listen to...
9.12.2014

Body Parts - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.19

You probably already know the English words arms and legs, but what are all the other parts of the body called? Sometimes we need to tell someone about a problem with a body part, or we might want to say that someone has a nice body part! Well after th...
4.03.2014

Zapp! English Academic Vocabulary - Unit 2.3

Would You Like to Learn the Essential Academic English Vocabulary for Studying a University Course in English, for IELTS or for a Pre-Sessional Language Course? Zapp! English Academic Vocabulary will help you improve your English listening skills by li...
25.02.2014

Zapp! English Academic Vocabulary - Unit 2.2

Improving your English listening skills by listening to natural English conversations, and we'll also be teaching you the 120 most useful words from the Academic Word List (AWL). Learning this specialist academic vocabulary in English will help you und...
14.02.2014

Work Tasks and Responsibilities - Zapp! English Vocabulary for Work 2.3

Most of the English words and phrases in this unit are equally useful for when you meet people and introduce yourself, or when you're trying to 'sell' your skills at a job interview. You'll get the opportunity to hear five different voices (and accents...
11.02.2014

Zapp! English Academic Vocabulary - Unit 2.1

This audio class is from our new listening pack Zapp! English Academic Vocabulary. In this podcast series we're going to use real English conversations to teach you all the most common and useful English vocabulary you're going to need when taking a un...
7.02.2014

Describing Work Situations - Zapp! English Vocabulary for Work 2.2

When you meet people socially, in a work situation or when you go to an interview, you often need to tell them about your employment situation and listen to them describe theirs. This podcast will give you the vocabulary you need to talk in English abo...
1.02.2014

Looking for a Job - Zapp English Vocabulary for Work 2.1

NEW SERIES! One of the most common reasons people learn English, is because they want to find a new and better job. In this unit, you'll learn some of the most common English words and phrases you'll see in job advertisements, and learn the English voc...
4.06.2013

Music, Literature and Art - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.18

What kind of paintings do you like? Do you have a favourite artist? What kind of books do you read? In this unit you'll improve your ability to answer these questions in English and to talk about the arts in general. You'll also work on English pronunc...
28.05.2013

Professions and Kinds of People - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.17

We have lots of English words to talk about what people do. In this unit you'll learn vocabulary to talk about kinds of people as well as their jobs and professions. Would you like to be a patient? Are you an amateur? You'll find the answer to these qu...
21.05.2013

Food - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.16

Food is one of those subjects everybody likes to talk about (including Katie), so it's important you have the English vocabulary to join in. In this podcast we're focusing on the names for different kinds of foods and some of the ways we describe them ...
14.05.2013

Money - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.15

Spending and saving are just two of the things we do with money. Would you like to learn more English vocabulary about money? In this unit your will learn the most useful and frequent verbs related to money – by the end you'll be rich in knowledge! Wha...
7.05.2013

Time - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.14

In everyday life we always need to talk about time. How close to now did something happen? How long does something take? How often do we do something? The answers to all of these questions use time-related vocabulary and by the end of this unit you'll ...
30.04.2013

Around the Home - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.13

You live in some kind of house. Do you know the names of the different parts of your home? What's the difference between stairs and steps? Where does smoke go? You'll learn the most frequent and useful English words for talking about buildings that we ...
23.04.2013

Computers - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.12

Maybe you use computers at home or at work, perhaps just for fun or for pleasure. Computers are now part of everyday life and in this unit you'll learn the vocabulary you need to communicate about what you do with computers, the names of computer parts...
16.04.2013

Things in the House - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.11

In this podcast you'll learn the English name and pronunciation for important objects in the house. You'll be able to describe your own home and the things you use in it. Pronunciation work focuses on silent letters and word stress and you'll be develo...
11.04.2013

Numbers and Amounts - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.32

Download the eBook containing the transcription and additional vocabulary exercises at http://zappenglish.com. We need language related to numbers and amounts almost every day of our lives. In this Vocabulary & Pronunciation unit you will become mo...
9.04.2013

Describing Things - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.10

Very often we need to describe things. What are they made of? What are the parts of an object called? How are they different from other things? You'll learn adjectives for appearance and parts of things in this unit, and this language can be very usefu...
4.04.2013

The Environment - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.31

How green are you? The environment is a topic which contains a lot of useful English vocabulary. You'll find the words in this unit useful for describing environmental problems and solutions, as well as being helpful in terms of reading articles on the...
2.04.2013

Describing Appearance - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.9

What does she look like? Is he good-looking? After this unit you'll be able to answer questions like these in a lot more detail. You're going to learn English adjectives to describe appearance: hair, faces and size and the shape of bodies. We'll also m...
28.03.2013

Shopping - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.30

What's in your basket? In this unit you'll be expanding your English vocabulary related to all kinds of shopping, from the supermarket to the high street. You'll also develop your listening skills and focus on particular areas of English pronunciation ...
26.03.2013

Education and Learning - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.8

Download the eBook at http://zappenglish.com. Whether it was school, university or both, most of us have been in education at some point in our life. We often need to talk about these experiences, perhaps to compare with our friends or with people from...
21.03.2013

Advertising - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.29

Buy me, buy me! Advertising is everywhere these days. In this vocabulary and pronunciation unit you'll learn English words that help you more accurately give your opinions and describe adverts you have seen. You'll be listening to natural, unscripted E...
19.03.2013

In Town - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.7

This podcast follows on from 2.6 and gives you more words to talk about what you see and use when you walk around a town or city. You'll listen and guess as people describe things on the roads, on the streets, buildings and structures and other city fe...
14.03.2013

Holidays / Vacations - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.28

Holidays / vacations are one of those things people always talk about - it's the same with native English speakers. When you've been on holiday you always want to tell your friends and colleagues about it, and after this unit you'll be much better able...
12.03.2013

City Life - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.6

In the modern world most people live in cities. In this vocabulary unit you'll learn ways to describe good and bad things about city life as well as developing your listening skills by listening to a variety of native English speakers describe city voc...
7.03.2013

Wonders of the World - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.27

Places to see before you die... We often need words to express how we feel about the world around us or what we see in it. In this vocabulary and pronunciation unit you'll learn useful and frequent English vocabulary related to towns, cities, landscape...
5.03.2013

DANGER - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.5

DANGER!!! Every day in the news we hear about dangerous things happening. In this podcast you'll learn the most common ways to talk about these things, which will help you listen to and read about them in the news in the future. You'll also develop you...
28.02.2013

Cooking and Recipes - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.26

In this vocabulary unit you'll hear our English speakers describing how to make dishes and telling us what kinds of food they like. Cooking vocabulary is always useful - once you've learnt these words, you will never be confused by a menu again! You'll...
26.02.2013

Friends and Family - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.4

Our friends and family... If we aren't talking to them, we're often talking about them, so having lots of English words to talk about the people in your life is very useful. Are you loyal? Do you like your in-laws? You'll be able to answer these questi...
21.02.2013

Memory - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.25

How many of these words will you be able to remember by the end of this unit? Hopefully all of them! Words on the topic of memory, remembering and forgetting will be presented in natural contexts and then reinforced through English pronunciation work. ...
19.02.2013

Describing People - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.3

Download the eBook at http://zappenglish.com. What kind of person are you? How would you describe the character of your best friend? You'll find out which words are positive and which are negative, which means you'll also learn English adjectives for d...
14.02.2013

Honesty and Lying - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.24

In this unit you'll learn different English words for being dishonest and telling lies. You'll develop your ability to listen to natural English conversations and Stuart and Alec tell us their experiences of being lied to. You'll also work on your Engl...
12.02.2013

Living with People - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.2

In this podcast you'll learn words and phrases for describing your living arrangement and for describing problems with the people you live with and next to. You'll also learn the names for different types of building and accommodation, and places peopl...
7.02.2013

Controversial Issues - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.23

Download the eBook containing the transcription and additional vocabulary exercises at http://zappenglish.com. Most people have an opinion on controversial topics - but if you don't have the vocabulary about the issues, it's difficult to say what you f...
5.02.2013

Jobs and Work - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.1

NEW! LEVEL 2 (Pre Intermediate / Intermediate). Download the eBook at http://zappenglish.com. Everybody has to go to work and in this unit you'll learn words and phrases for talking about people at your work, things you do at work and working hours. Yo...
31.01.2013

News - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation Audio 3.22

Newspapers use particular English verbs in both headlines and articles - once you have these words in your vocabulary, it's much easier to understand what's going on. In this unit you'll learn some of the most common newspaper words and work on your En...
24.01.2013

Movies and Cinema - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.21

Pass the popcorn... When most people have watched a movie, whether they love it or hate it, they like to tell people about it. After this unit you'll be better at doing this, through learning English words describing reactions to movies and words for p...
17.01.2013

Crime and Punishment - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.20

"You're nicked!" Learning crime and punishment vocabulary in English is always very helpful because it's so common in the media. Increasing your vocabulary in this area will help you with reading newspapers, listening to the news and giving your own op...
10.01.2013

Age and Life Stages - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.19

Maybe age and getting old is a topic that some people don't like talking about, but it is very useful. Learn some common ways to describe ages and words related to different life stages. You'll also hear opinions on what age means to different people a...
3.01.2013

Alcohol and Drinking - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.18

Alcohol and drinking is another popular topic - especially if you're talking to a British person! You'll learn some common English words for different drinks, how to order drinks in English and different ways to talk about the amount of alcohol people ...
27.12.2012

Chance and Probability - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.17

What are the odds? We need to talk about chance and probability all the time in life – Will we get the job we want? Is it going to rain? In this unit you'll learn common and useful English words for talking about the chances of something happening. At ...
20.12.2012

Superstitions - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.16

All the vocabulary in this unit is presented through a very natural conversation between Tom and Katie. You'll learn English words you can use to describe people and their attitudes to superstitions, facts and beliefs, as well as working on your pronun...
13.12.2012

Love and Marriage - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.15

Love, relationships and marriage are probably some of the most common topics in everyday life. In this unit you'll increase your English vocabulary related to getting married and being in relationships by hearing different speakers answering questions ...
6.12.2012

Health and Fitness - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.14

Get fit! Learn some parts of the body that are commonly used when talking about fitness as well as useful exercise verbs in English. Alec, Stuart and Katie discuss exercise and their attitudes to it. You'll have plenty of opportunity to hear health and...
29.11.2012

Problems and Difficulties - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.13

Download the eBook containing the transcription and additional exercises at http://zappenglish.com. Stuart and Alec describe problems and difficulties in English, and what they do in these situations. As well as learning some of the words and collocati...
22.11.2012

The Senses - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.12

Seeing is believing... In this unit you'll learn some more detailed English words related to using your senses - hearing, sight, touch, smell and taste. You'll also check some differences in the use of common 'sense' verbs such as see and watch  (and a...
15.11.2012

Discussing Life Changes - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.11

Change is a part of life we can't avoid and in this vocabulary unit you'll learn lots of ways to describe how things change as well as when things stay the same. You'll have plenty of opportunity to improve your English listening as well as hearing the...
8.11.2012

Rules and Obligations - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.10

Rules and obligations are part of life – we all have to talk about them at one point or another. In this vocabulary & pronunciation unit you'll learn the most common ways to do this in English and see if you have to follow the same rules as Katie a...
1.11.2012

Globalisation - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.9

Katie and Alec are discussing their opinions on globalisation. You'll be learning the most common English words used to talk about this topic as well as getting better at listening to natural speech. All the words are presented in context and you'll ha...