Zapp! English Colloquial (English version)

Learn *Real Colloquial English* with Zapp! English Colloquial classes! This free audio podcast by Zappenglish.com contains real unscripted English conversations with native speakers, and interactive audio classes including English pronunciation practice. Each podcast comes with its own eBook which you can download at Zappenglish.com. We charge a small amount for the eBooks as this allows us to continue publishing the audio for free. The eBooks contain: A full transcript of the English conversations and audio class; A glossary containing Spanish definitions of the English colloquial expressions; Additional practice exercises. We hope you enjoy the podcasts! Tom & Katie

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Learn *Real Colloquial English* with Zapp! English Colloquial classes! This free audio podcast by Zappenglish.com contains real unscripted English conversations with native speakers, and interactive audio classes including English pronunciation practice. Each podcast comes with its own eBook which you can download at Zappenglish.com. We charge a small amount for the eBooks as this allows us to continue publishing the audio in iTunes for free. The eBooks contain: A full transcript of the English conversations and audio class; A glossary containing Spanish definitions of the English colloquial expressions; Additional practice exercises. We hope you enjoy! Tom & Katie
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2019-05-24 07:02
last episode published
2014-12-22 11:00
publication frequency
17.88 days
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Tom and Katie owner  
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Number of Episodes
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22.12.2014

Food - Zapp English Colloquial 2.16

Are you the 'breadwinner' in your family? Do you know a 'big cheese'? Get the answer to these questions and more in this colloquial English podcast. Food is everywhere in informal and colloquial English and in this english lesson you're going to learn ...
9.12.2014

Money - Zapp English Colloquial 2.15

Money! Maybe you have lots, maybe you have a little. However much money you have, you're going to need to talk about it, and money is a topic with many informal expressions in English. In this English podcast you'll learn some of the most common and in...
5.11.2013

Time - Zapp English Colloquial 2.14

Did you know you can 'kill time' in English? And why are moons sometimes blue? Find out the answers to these questions and more, as you learn some of the most frequent and useful informal expressions for talking about time in this colloquial English au...
29.10.2013

Around the Home - Zapp English Colloquial 2.13

In this audio podcast you'll develop your ability to listen to natural and informal English as well as learning common and useful expressions related to houses and homes. Did you know that 'to crash at someone's house' is not connected to cars? What ab...
23.10.2013

Computers - Zapp English Colloquial 2.12

Technology and computers are all around us and because of this technology words have become an important part of informal English speech. Are you a 'geek'? How often do you 'blow a fuse'? Find out the meaning of these expressions and more in this collo...
12.09.2013

Things in the House - Zapp English Colloquial 2.11

Get the ebook at http://zappenglish.com. There are lots of informal expressions in English that use things we find in our houses. Do you know any with the word 'iron'? Or 'sheet'? You will, after listening to our colloquial English podcast. Use the con...
5.09.2013

Describing Things - Zapp English Colloquial 2.10

"Can you pass me that....that thing there? That...that thing! I can't remember the name!" In this colloquial podcast you'll learn some useful English words we use when we can't remember the word, or we don't know the word, as well as some common inform...
1.08.2013

Describing Appearance - Zapp English Colloquial 2.9

You'll have fun in this colloquial audio lesson, finding out how to describe appearance, and people you think are attractive! Listen to English conversations about informal words and phrases for describing appearance, and see if you can guess the meani...
25.07.2013

Education and Learning - Zapp English Colloquial 2.8

Do you know anything 'off by heart'? Have you ever 'flunked out'? Listen to this podcast containing informal English conversations and find out the answers. In this audio class, you'll hear colloquial and idiomatic speech that will help you better unde...
18.07.2013

In Town - Zapp English Colloquial 2.7

Corners, markets and undergrounds are just some of the things we find in towns and cities. But did you know each of these words can be used in English to mean something completely different? Lots of English words have a meaning and then a non-literal m...
11.07.2013

City Life - Zapp English Colloquial 2.6

Lots of us live in cities these days and we often want to say how we feel about them, complain about them or generally describe them. After this colloquial English audio/MP3 podcast you'll sound much more natural when talking about the topic of cities ...
4.07.2013

DANGER - Zapp English Colloquial 2.5

Get the ebook at http://zappenglish.com. Why in English is a bomb connected to money? What happens when you 'drop a bombshell'? In this colloquial audio class you'll hear the answers to these questions as well as descriptions of many more idioms and co...
27.06.2013

Friends and Family - Zapp English Colloquial 2.4

Who is your best friend? Who is 'man's best friend' and what does that mean? Hear people talking about these informal expressions and more in this colloquial English podcast describing friends, family and relationships. You'll hear descriptions of ways...
20.06.2013

Describing People - Zapp English Colloquial 2.3

When we talk about our friends or people we know in English, we use a lot of informal language. In this colloquial audio class you'll learn some common ways to talk about, and describe the people around you.  You'll learn some new informal expressions ...
13.06.2013

Living with People - Zapp English Colloquial 2.2

Download the ebook from http://zappenglish.com. This audio class is about living with people. Listen to descriptions of informal English words and phrases that you might use to talk about your housemates or neighbours. Can you guess why we call a perso...
6.06.2013

Jobs and Work - Zapp English Colloquial 2.1

In this colloquial English audio class you're going to learn the words and phrases people really use at work and to describe things that happen in the workplace. Try and guess the expressions as Katie describes them, and find out if 'getting the sack' ...
31.03.2013

Numbers and Amounts - Zapp English Colloquial 3.32

Visit http://zappenglish.com to download the eBook containing a transcription and additional exercises. We have lots of colloquial expressions in English that use numbers and amounts. Listen to Katie describing them to Donnie. Does he get ten out of te...
24.03.2013

The Environment - Zapp English Colloquial 3.31

How green are you? The environment is a hot topic these days, so you're going to sound a lot better talking about it when you have some useful colloquial English phrases and expressions. See if you can guess any before Tom does. Katie and Tom spend a d...
17.03.2013

Shopping - Zapp English Colloquial 3.30

What's in your basket? This unit contains colloquial English expressions about shopping as well as some informal phrases that mean different things but use the word 'shop'. Be careful one of them is a little bit rude! We spend a lot of time shopping an...
10.03.2013

Advertising - Zapp English Colloquial 3.29

Buy me, buy me! In this unit Katie is describing colloquial English expressions we use when we are describing adverts or buying and selling things. How do you feel about advertising and marketing? Which phrases can we use to describe people who can sel...
3.03.2013

Holidays (Vacations) - Zapp English Colloquial 3.28

Time off... In this unit you'll learn a colloquial English expression a flight attendant will never tell you, as well as ways to describe some typical problems you might have with your stomach when you go on holiday! Spoken expressions to describe your...
24.02.2013

Wonders of the World - Zapp English Colloquial 3.27

Places to see before you die... When you go and visit amazing places you need the colloquial English expressions to express exactly how amazing they were. The same is true with negative expressions to say they weren't that good. In this unit you'll lea...
17.02.2013

Cooking and Recipes - Zapp English Colloquial 3.26

Yum or yuk? Everybody's got to eat and we have lots of colloquial English expressions to talk about food and eating. What is the most common colloquial way to say you're hungry? And what's another word for food? In this unit you'll hear Katie describin...
10.02.2013

Memory - Zapp English Colloquial 3.25

Are you good at remembering things or do you forget everything? In this unit you will learn ten new colloquial expressions including how to talk about having a good and bad memory. You'll also find out why something you use in the kitchen is linked to ...
3.02.2013

Honesty and Lying - Zapp English Colloquial 3.24

Liar, liar, pants on fire... Honesty is very important – but we all lie a little sometimes don't we? There are lots of colloquial phrases about lying and telling the truth in English, and in this unit you're going to learn some of the more common collo...
27.01.2013

Controversial Issues - Zapp English Colloquial 3.23

Katie is describing colloquial English phrases that you might use when talking about controversial issues. Do you know why she might be using the word devil? And what part of your body you might bite in discussion? Find the answers to these questions a...
20.01.2013

News - Zapp English Colloquial 3.22

Read all about it! Newspapers are part of everyday life. So in this unit you'll learn some new colloquial English expressions for describing them, parts of them and the people that work on them. You'll also learn some colloquial expressions using the w...
13.01.2013

Movies and Cinema - Zapp English Colloquial 3.21

Pass the popcorn... What kind of films/movies do you like? After this unit you'll be better at giving natural spoken English reactions to movies whether you love them or hate them. Katie is describing the colloquial English expressions while Tom tries ...
6.01.2013

Crime and Punishment - Zapp English Colloquial 3.20

"You're nicked!" Crime is a topic that's full of colloquial English expressions. Donnie is guessing as Katie describes ten of them. Do you know a spoken English expression for describing stolen goods? How is the colour red linked to crime? The answers ...
30.12.2012

Age and Life Stages - Zapp English Colloquial 3.19

Visit http://zappenglish.com to download the eBook containing a transcription and additional exercises. Not many people like getting old, but it's a topic we often talk and laugh about, which means there are lots of colloquial English expressions to de...
23.12.2012

Alcohol and Drinking - Zapp English Colloquial 3.18

It's well–known that English people 'like a few drinks' (alcoholic drinks!). In this unit, you will learn the colloquial English expressions they use for ordering drinks, what they might ask for and a lot of informal ways to talk in English about being...
16.12.2012

Chance and Probability - Zapp English Colloquial 3.17

In this unit, Katie is describing colloquial English expressions related to chance and probability and Tom is trying to guess them. If you try too, by the end of this unit you'll have learnt ten new colloquial expressions, which will have you sounding ...
9.12.2012

Superstitions - Zapp English Colloquial 3.16

In this unit you'll find out how superstitious the British are and learn lots of colloquial English ways to talk about luck. Do you know any sayings about fingers or old ladies? Well you will by the time you've finished this colloquial unit. Katie is d...
2.12.2012

Sex, Love and Marriage - Zapp English Colloquial 3.15

There are so many colloquial English expressions on the topic of sex, love, dating and getting married that it can be difficult to know which ones to learn. We've chosen ten of the most common colloquial expressions that you will hear in movies and rea...
25.11.2012

Health and Fitness - Zapp English Colloquial 3.14

Get fit! In this unit you can develop your range of colloquial English expressions on the topic of health and fitness, as well as hearing the difference between what a British English speaker and a North American English speaker would say. Katie is in ...
18.11.2012

Problems and Difficulties - Zapp English Colloquial 3.13

We use a lot of colloquial English language when things aren't going right! How are a frying pan and an iceberg linked to problems? You'll discover the answer in this colloquial unit and be able to sound just like a native when describing your problems...
11.11.2012

The Senses - Zapp English Colloquial 3.12

Visit http://zappenglish.com to download the eBook containing a transcription and additional exercises. We use our senses every minute, but do you know any colloquial English expressions about them? You will do after completing this unit, where Katie d...
4.11.2012

Discussing Life Changes - Zapp English Colloquial 3.11

A change is as good as a rest. Everything in life changes all the time – after this unit you'll be better at using natural colloquial English to describe these changes. You'll also learn how to change the topic of a conversation in English, and which a...
28.10.2012

Rules and Obligations - Zapp English Colloquial 3.10

Feet, trousers, shoes – all these things are linked to rules & regulations. You'll find out how in this colloquial English unit and you'll soon be able to speak about rules and regulations just like a native English speaker. In this unit Katie will...
21.10.2012

Globalisation - Zapp English Colloquial 3.9

This colloquial English unit is all about the world and globalisation (USA: Globalization). Did you know that we have lots of expressions in English using the word world? You're going to learn some colloquial English 'world' idioms and phrases. See if ...
14.10.2012

The Future - Zapp English Colloquial 3.8

Visit http://zappenglish.com to download the eBook containing a transcription and additional exercises. In this unit you'll learn some new and different colloquial English expressions to talk about what might happen in the future. Katie will describe w...
7.10.2012

Entertainment - Zapp English Colloquial 3.7

Whether you are a party person or a stay-at-home person, we have some colloquial English expressions to describe entertainment, and how you spend your free time. Katie will be describing the expressions and Mark will be trying to guess them. Visit http...
30.09.2012

Humour - Zapp English Colloquial 3.6

British people are famous for joking and humour (USA: humor). In this unit, you'll learn lots of different colloquial expressions to talk about jokes, laughter, being silly and laughing at your friends. There are a few phrases here that you shouldn't u...
23.09.2012

Culture - Zapp English Colloquial 3.5

Each culture has different ways of doing things. In this unit you'll learn some new ways to talk about them using new colloquial English expressions. You maybe already know a little about some of the common characteristics of British people – but do yo...
16.09.2012

Travel - Zapp English Colloquial 3.4

What does travel do to your mind? Which travel expression uses the word 'feet'? Find the answer to this along with lots of other colloquial English travel expressions as you listen to Katie describing, and Cathy (USA) guessing informal English expressi...
2.09.2012

Clothes and fashion - Zapp English Colloquial 3.1

In this unit you're going to learn all kinds of colloquial English expressions that use items of clothing or are about fashion. Katie describes the colloquial expressions, and Amanda tries to guess them. Can you guess them too? Do you know an expressio...
2.09.2012

Children - Zapp English Colloquial 3.2

Some people love children, other people are less enthusiastic about them. In this unit you'll learn some colloquial expressions used to describe children (including a few less polite ones) and also learn some phrases which talk about adults, but use vo...
2.09.2012

Incidents and Accidents - Zapp English Colloquial 3.3

If there's one time you want to use very informal English it's when something goes wrong. The next time you do something wrong, you can sound just like a native by using these colloquial English expressions. Learn about all the different ways we can do...