Luke's ENGLISH Podcast - Learn British English with Luke Thompson

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Luke's English Podcast is an award-winning podcast for learners of English.Listen, learn and have fun while picking up natural British English as it really is spoken.http://teacherluke.co.ukLuke

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Luke's English Podcast is an award-winning podcast for learners of English.Listen, learn and have fun while picking up natural British English as it really is spoken.http://teacherluke.co.uk<img src="http://teacherluke.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/10679850_4629218585900_8637988205879675701_o2-e1411492474536.jpg" style="max-width:100%" alt="Luke" />
Language
ūüá¨ūüáß English
last modified
2019-07-06 00:45
last episode published
2019-07-05 08:27
publication frequency
6.13 days
Contributors
Luke Thompson author  
audioBoom owner  
Explicit
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Number of Episodes
610
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604. London Native Speaker Interviews REVISITED Part 2

604. London Native Speaker Interviews REVISITED Part 2 Listening to the audio from another old YouTube video of mine, and then exploring it for new vocabulary and English learning opportunities. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-9OC italki offer https:...
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1.07.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

603. Queen / Freddy Mercury / Bohemian Rhapsody (with Alex Love)

603. Queen / Freddy Mercury / Bohemian Rhapsody (with Alex Love) Talking to Queen fan Alex Love about this classic British rock band, their legendary singer Freddie Mercury and what Alex thought of the recent film Bohemian Rhapsody. Episode page https:...
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27.06.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

602. British Comedy: The Day Today (Part 2)

602. British Comedy: The Day Today (Part 2) The Day Today is an award-winning parody of news and current affairs TV programmes. Let's listen to some more clips, understand the humour and learn some English in the process. Episode page https://wp.me/p4I...
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24.06.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

601. British Comedy: The Day Today (Part 1)

601. British Comedy: The Day Today (Part 1) Let's investigate a brilliant British comedy TV show and use it to learn English. The Day Today was originally broadcast on the BBC in the mid-90s and is now considered a groundbreaking parody of news program...
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18.06.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

Quick Hello / OPP / Living Through Comedy / Somewhere Else Dreamin’

Quick Hello / OPP / Living Through Comedy / Somewhere Else Dreamin’ Just a quick "hello" to let you know about some other things you could listen to this month, including my appearances on some other people's podcasts. Transcript &amp; Links Hello folk...
8.06.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

600. Episode 600 Livestream Ask Me Anything Audio

600. Episode 600 Livestream Ask Me Anything Audio Here's the audio for the YouTube livestream "Ask Me Anything" for episode 600. Enjoy! The video is available on YouTube and in the LEP App. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-9Iw  Premium episodes arrivi...
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3.06.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

599. Oliver Gee Returns with Stories to Tell

599. Oliver Gee Returns with Stories to Tell Australian journalist and podcaster Oliver Gee returns to LEP to tell us some stories about the Notre Dame Cathedral fire, meeting famous comedians as a journalist, learning Swedish and French and his honeym...
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28.05.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

598. The Rick Thompson Report: EU Elections / Theresa May / Brexit / Football

598. The Rick Thompson Report: EU Elections / Theresa May / Brexit / Football Talking to my dad about the EU election results, Theresa May resigning as Prime Minister, Brexit and English football teams in Europe. Notes, transcripts and videos available...
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27.05.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

Hello! Here are the details of the Episode 600 YouTube live stream

[AUDIO] Hello! Here are the details of the Episode 600 YouTube live stream Just a quick announcement about the episode 600 live stream, happening on Friday 7 June at 3pm Paris time. Links below. Episode 600 Live Stream link on YouTube https://youtu.be/...
23.05.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

597. Growing Up / Getting Older / Becoming a Father (with Paul Taylor)

597. Growing Up / Getting Older / Becoming a Father (with Paul Taylor) In this conversation Paul and I get a bit deep &amp; meaningful and talk about where Paul is in his life at this point, including our thoughts about becoming a father, getting older...
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20.05.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

596. SLEEP with Amber & Paul

596. SLEEP with Amber &amp; Paul All about the subject of SLEEP, with Amber &amp; Paul, including insomnia, sleepwalking, falling asleep on public transport, snoring cats, Paul learning Arabic in his sleep &amp; more, including some slightly disgusting...
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15.05.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

595. Andy Johnson Returns (Part 2) Eating / TV Series / Football / Music

595. Andy Johnson Returns (Part 2) Eating / TV Series / Football / Music Asking Andy questions from a speaking task in the English File Intermediate course book and chatting about eating habits, TV series, Liverpool &amp; Tottenham in the European Cham...
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13.05.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

594. Andy Johnson Returns (Part 1) Moving House / London vs Canterbury / English Teaching

594. Andy Johnson Returns (Part 1) Moving House / London vs Canterbury / English Teaching Chatting to friend of the podcast Andy Johnson about moving house, comparisons between London and Canterbury and different approaches to teaching English. Intro &...
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10.05.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

593. Going through pages in an old diary

593. Going through pages in an old diary Listen to me reading out some pages from a diary which I wrote when I was 16 years old. Join me as I take a trip down memory lane and find out what I was doing, thinking and feeling 25 years ago. Some language i...
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7.05.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

592. It always seems impossible until it's done

592. It always seems impossible until it's done An unedited ramble about motivation for language learning, dealing with challenges, getting started on a task, getting work done and my process for making episodes of the podcast. There’s also some news, ...
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29.04.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

591. London Native Speaker Interviews REVISITED (Part 1)

591. London Native Speaker Interviews REVISITED (Part 1) Revisiting a video I made for YouTube in 2009 and teaching you some descriptive and idiomatic vocabulary in the process. Episode page with video, transcript and vocabulary notes https://wp.me/p4I...
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24.04.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

590. Film Club: Avengers Endgame / Marvel Cinematic Universe (with Fred Eyangoh)

590. Film Club: Avengers Endgame / Marvel Cinematic Universe (with Fred Eyangoh) Part 2 of this film club episode, including the rest of my chat with Fred Eyangoh and then a monologue from me. This one contains predictions for Avengers Endgame, the fut...
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23.04.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

589. Film Club: Avengers Endgame / Marvel Cinematic Universe (with Fred Eyangoh)

589. Film Club: Avengers Endgame / Marvel Cinematic Universe (with Fred Eyangoh) Part 1 of a big ramble about Avengers Endgame, Marvel Studios and comic book movies in general with my friend, comedian Fred Eyangoh. No spoilers! Part 2 coming soon... Ep...
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19.04.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

588. Punctuation Rules / Book Review (Part 2) Apostrophe, Full Stop, Comma

588. Punctuation Rules / Book Review (Part 2) Apostrophe, Full Stop, Comma Part 2 of my episode about punctuation. This one covers punctuation rules for apostrophe, full stop and comma. Also you can hear the rest of my book review of Punctuation..?  by...
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18.04.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

587. Punctuation Rules / Book Review (Part 1)

587. Punctuation Rules / Book Review (Part 1) This episode is about the importance of punctuation in writing. I'll teach you the names of various punctuation symbols and review a cool punctuation reference book that someone sent me recently, and yes I ...
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12.04.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

It's LEP's 10th Birthday!

10 years ago to this day I published the first episode of LEP. 10 years later I can now say that I'm making a living from doing what I love.  Thank you for listening and making my podcast what it is today!
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586. The Importance of Listening

586. The Importance of Listening Recently I was reading a book about listening and learning English. This episode is a summary of what I read, including details of how listening fits in with learning English, some considerations of the importance of li...
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29.03.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

585. Alternative British Citizenship Tests with Paul Taylor

585. Alternative British Citizenship Tests with Paul Taylor Testing Paul again on his knowledge of Britishness with several alternative British citizenship tests and some very British problems. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-9dd italki offer https:/...
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25.03.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

584. Posh or not posh? (Part 3) with Amber & Paul

584. Posh or not posh? (Part 3) with Amber &amp; Paul Amber &amp; Paul join me to talk again about poshness, posh accents and posh celebrities. This episode is full of different British accents - posh, RP and regional differences. It's also full of com...
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20.03.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

583. British Comedy: The Dirty Fork / Restaurant Sketch (Monty Python)

583. British Comedy: The Dirty Fork / Restaurant Sketch (Monty Python) Analysing the English in a comedy sketch by Monty Python's Flying Circus, and considering British communication style relating to apologising, making complaints and minimising langu...
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15.03.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

582. Posh or not posh? (Part 2) Guess the Posh British Celebrities

582. Posh or not posh? (Part 2) Guess the Posh British Celebrities Can you identify which UK celebrities are posh and which are not? Let's listen to some British celebrities speaking, check their Wikipedia pages and work out of these people are truly p...
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13.03.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

581. Posh or not posh? (Part 1) Understanding Posh People and Posh Accents

581. Posh or not posh? (Part 1) Understanding Posh People and Posh Accents Everything you always wanted to know about posh people, but were afraid to ask. This episode is all about poshness in people, posh accents and what it really means to be posh. E...
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8.03.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

580. Ramble / Listener Comments / Robots / Vampires / Two Taps in the Bathroom

580. Ramble / Listener Comments / Robots / Vampires / Two Taps in the Bathroom A rambling episode with responses to listener comments, LEPster meetups, English Robot 3000 &amp; 5000, vampires leaving comments on my website and the continuing mystery of...
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579. [2/2] IELTS Q&A with Ben Worthington from IELTS Podcast

579. [2/2] IELTS Q&amp;A with Ben Worthington from IELTS Podcast More conversation with Ben Worthington from IELTSPodcast.com, talking about English skills and exam skills, considering the whole approach and mindset that you need to succeed in IELTS. I...
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28.02.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

578. [1/2] IELTS Q&A with Ben Worthington from IELTS Podcast

578. [1/2] IELTS Q&amp;A with Ben Worthington from IELTS Podcast A conversation with IELTS teacher Ben Worthington about the IELTS test, with advice for getting your best score in speaking, writing, reading and listening. Includes questions from listen...
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14.02.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

577. UK vs US Slang Game (with Jennifer from English Across the Pond)

577. UK vs US Slang Game (with Jennifer from English Across the Pond) In this episode I'm joined by Jennifer - a podcaster from the USA, and we test each other on our knowledge of slang from our countries. Listen and learn some informal words from Brit...
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2.02.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

576. Talking about Comedy, Books, Films & Music with James

576. Talking about Comedy, Books, Films &amp; Music with James My brother James is back on the podcast for a 90min+ mega-ramble about things like: taking sick days from work, snowboarding, doing stand-up for the first time, the new film about Laurel &a...
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30.01.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

575. British Comedy: Paul Chowdhry

575. British Comedy: Paul Chowdhry Understand a stand-up comedy routine by Paul Chowdhry, a British comedian of Indian descent. We'll break down his comedy bit by bit, understand each line and learn some English in the process. Episode page https://wp....
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25.01.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

574. [2/2] The Rick Thompson Report: Brexit Q&A (January 2019)

574. [2/2] The Rick Thompson Report: Brexit Q&amp;A (January 2019) My dad answers some questions from listeners about Brexit. Includes conversation about Theresa May's deal, the prospect of a 'no-deal' Brexit, Parliamentary democracy, the possible reac...
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573. [1/2] The Rick Thompson Report: Brexit Update (January 2019)

573. [1/2] The Rick Thompson Report: Brexit Update (January 2019) Part 1 of a double episode of the Rick Thompson Report, talking to my dad about the latest developments in the shambolic Brexit story. This time we're focusing on what happened in last w...
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20.01.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

572. Worst Stand-up Gig Experiences (with Amber & Paul)

572. Worst Stand-up Gig Experiences (with Amber &amp; Paul) Amber, Paul and Luke tell some stories of their worst ever stand-up comedy gigs. Expect some anecdotes about embarrassing and humiliating experiences on stage, and "dying on your arse". Intro ...
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571. Bill Burr's Hilarious Plane Story - Enjoy Comedy/Storytelling in English

Understand a funny anecdote by comedian Bill Burr. In this episode we’re going to do some intensive listening practice using the true story of a bizarre encounter with a man on a plane. Look out for language for travelling by plane, some American Engli...
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11.01.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

570. Learning & Teaching English with Zdenek Lukas (Part 2)

570. Learning &amp; Teaching English with Zdenek Lukas (Part 2) Part 2 of my chat with Zdenek from the Czech Republic. In this one we talk about becoming an English teacher, taking the infamous DELTA teaching course, Zdenek's podcast and board game, an...
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11.01.2019 https://d15mj6e6qmt1na.cloudfront.net/i/10874674.jpg

569. Learning & Teaching English with Zdenek Lukas (Part 1)

569. Learning &amp; Teaching English with Zdenek Lukas (Part 1) Talking to English teacher &amp; podcaster Zdenek Lukas from the Czech Republic about various things, including how he learned English by working on a building site in East London with a t...
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568. What is Luke's English Podcast, and how can it help you with your English?

568. What is Luke's English Podcast, and how can it help you with your English? What are the aims &amp; objectives for this podcast? How can you use it to improve your English? This episode is an introduction for new listeners and a reminder for long-...
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567. Alternative Christmas Stories & Poems / Beatles / Happy New Year from LEP!

567. Alternative Christmas Stories &amp; Poems / Beatles / Happy New Year from LEP! This is the last episode of LEP before the end of 2018. It's Christmas and New Years Eve is approaching, so it's time for the traditional Christmas episode of LEP! In t...
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566. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 6) 2018 with Amber Minogue

566. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 6) 2018 with Amber Minogue Here's the final part of this series about trending words and issues in 2018, this time with friend of the podcast Amber Minogue. Join us as we talk about jogging, picking up litter, b...
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565. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 5) 2018 with Amber Minogue

565. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 5) 2018 with Amber Minogue Talking to my friend Amber about some trending vocabulary and hot topics from 2018, like plastic pollution, dance crazes and the Brexit backstop. Includes discussion, language explanat...
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564. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 4)

564. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 4) More trending vocabulary and issues of the moment, this time focusing on topics like working conditions in the gig economy, the pros and cons of instagram and a true story about a unicorn riding a bike in Lon...
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563. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 3)

563. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 3) Continuing this episode series with vocabulary explanations and discussions of big issues from the last couple of years. Includes talk of how social media affects the way we see the world, the pros and cons o...
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562. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 2)

562. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 2) Vocabulary explanations and discussions of hot topics from the last couple of years. Talking about some controversial political stuff like the rise of fascism and anti-fascism, the relative popularity of UK o...
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561. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 1)

561. The Collins Words of the Year (Part 1) The first part of an episode series about trending vocabulary - words which have been used a lot in the last couple of years. Listen to me talk about words chosen by Collins Dictionaries as their "Words of th...
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560. Sarah Donnelly Returns - Writing jokes, public speaking, doing comedy in another language

Talking to comedian Sarah Donnelly about how she writes her jokes, advice on public speaking and how to avoid nerves and negative feelings, performing stand-up comedy in another language, and more. Sarah is a comedian and language teacher from the US, ...
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559. The Rick Thompson Report: Brexit Chaos (November 2018)

559. The Rick Thompson Report: Brexit Chaos (November 2018) Talking to my dad, Rick Thompson, about recent developments in the story of Brexit - Britain's exit from the European Union. Recorded on 18 November 2018. Episode page https://wp.me/p4IuUx-8z2...
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558. Rambling in the new Sky-Pod

558. Rambling in the new Sky-Pod Another solo episode recorded in the new sky-pod. Talking about moving to the new flat, some podcast news, meeting Louis CK, WW1 remembrance, rock climbing and more... Some vocab is explained during the episode. Episode...
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