Fun English Lessons

A fun and interesting ESL podcast for intermediate to advanced students who want to learn useful vocabulary and culture. Two Canadian brothers discuss all kinds of topics and explain clearly any new vocabulary and phrases. Perfect for classroom discussion as well.

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Website
http://www.china232.com
Description
This ESL podcast is a comedy style talk show done by two Canadian brothers living in Shanghai, China. Fun to listen to and a great way to improve English.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-10-18 15:21
last episode published
2013-08-10 11:08
publication frequency
51.07 days
Contributors
www.china232.com author  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
49
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
10.08.2013

136 - Royal Baby

A:  What do you think about all the coverage of the Royal Baby? B:  It makes me sick!  I really don't see what the big deal is.   A:  I think mostly women care about it from what I've seen.  Maybe they fantasize about marrying a prince or something.  T...
15.06.2013

135 - New Video English Website

A:  Do you think we should let the cat out of the bag about our new website? B:  I think we're ready to tell our China232 audience of what we've got so far and what's in store for www.LearnEnglish232.com.   A:  What do you want to say about it? B:  Wel...
14.05.2013

134 - English Funcast

In today's episode we talk about another English learning podacast that you should go to at englishfuncast.comAlso, as always you should come to our site at china232.com for more English lessons and podcasts.
22.03.2013

133 - China232 on Stitcher

In this ESL podcast we talk about "Stitcher".  This is a great way to listen to our podcast.  Also, we talk about learning English for real life conversations.Dialog:A: I just picked up a new Samsung Galaxy S IV. What is the best way to listen to you g...
24.12.2012

132 - Being Single

In this ESL podcast we talk about our plans for 2013 and about getting out of a long relationship and getting a fresh start on life.Dialog:A:  How's single life?B:  It's ok.  It's relaxing.  It's nice having the place to myself, but it can be kind of l...
3.08.2012

131 - New Job Better Life

In this ESL podcast we get back into the free section and talk about some major life decisions we’ve been making. Learn English for real life!Dialog:A:  Yo, what up homie?B:  Not much bro.  Just firing off an email to some retard at work. A:  Is it an ...
19.01.2011

130 - Facebook

This Free ESL podcast is about Facebook.  Learn English for slang daily conversation in English.Dialog:A:  Hey, what’s your facebook?B:  I forget.  It should be easy to find though.  We’ve got a lot of mutual friends on there.  I don’t use it much anym...
21.11.2010

129 - English Vocabulary

This is a podcast that we wanted to recommend to improve your English vocabulary
2.11.2010

128 - Weird Food

In this podcast we have a special introduction to another English learning podcast from betteratenglish.com
26.07.2010

127 - Guys and Girls

In this English podcast we talk about relationships and some problems guys and girls have in them.  Listen and learn English for daily life and relationships.Dialog:A:  What are you doing later?B:  My girlfriend is dragging me to the opening of the new...
6.03.2010

126 - Beach Life

We just got back from a trip to Thailand and we wanted to share some great vocabulary and phrases for life on the beach.  We have a lesson here with some terms and phrases that we found were used often on our trip by many native English speakers. Have ...
30.11.2009

125 - Business Secrets Part 1

This ESL podcast is about learning new business ideas and improving your life.Dialog:A:  Who do you think will be the big winners in business over the next couple of years?B:  I don’t have a crystal ball but I really believe that people who are adaptab...
5.10.2009

124 - Getting a Job

In this ESL podcast we talk about getting a job and networking.  Learn English vocabulary for daily life and the workplaceA:  What are you up to later?B:  I’m going to ask Scott for a job at his company.A:  Are you serious?B:  Ya, why not?A:  I think y...
1.09.2009

123 - Down Low

This ESL podcast is about keeping a conversation private.  Learn great phrases for your daily English conversations!Dialog:A:  Well, I’ve gotta hand it to you Add, This place is really something.B:  I hate to say I told you so but…  To be honest I wasn...
17.07.2009

122 - Giving a Presentation

This ESL podcast is about giving a presentation and how to relax while giving one.Dialog:A:  You look like you saw a ghost.  What’s up with that?B:  I’ve got to give a huge presentation for work today in front of 20 top execs from the company.A:  What’...
14.06.2009

121 - China232 Story

This ESL podcast is about China232 changing business models.  Learn English for daily conversation and learn about us.Dialog:A:  Add, I’m glad we finally decided to take our heads out of the sand and go ahead with the VIP section.B:  Me too.  I know yo...
11.05.2009

120 - MBA

This ESL Podcast is about going back to school and getting your MBA.  Also, we discuss the new VIP section at china232.comDialog:A:  What are you doing tomorrow?B:  I’m starting my MBA.A:  I thought you hated business.  What changed your mind?B:  I do ...
12.02.2009

116 - Buying a Gift

This English learning podcast is about shopping for someone and buying them a gift.Dialog:A:  What are you getting dad for his birthday?B:  I don’t know yet.  He’s really hard to shop for.  He seems to already have everything he wants.A:  How about we ...
13.12.2008

112_sleep

This ESL Podcast is about sleep and insomnia  Learn about some sleeping problems and learn English.Dialog:A:  I haven’t been sleeping well lately.  I’m tired all day but I can’t seem to fall asleep at night.B:  Have you had problems with insomnia befor...
21.10.2008

108_good_advice

This ESL Podcast is about getting good advice for your life.  Learn English for daily conversation and have fun listening.Get More Lessons
27.08.2008

104_green_tea

This ESL podcast is all about the health benefits of drinking green tea.Reading:- Green tea contains high levels of antioxidants.  Antioxidants are particles that remove the charge from the free radicals moving around the body.  Over time, free radical...
24.07.2008

100_happiness

This ESL podcast is all about true happiness.  It was inspired by a Harvard professor who teaches a popular course on the subject.Get More Lessons
26.06.2008

096_sleep_in

This ESL podcast is about sleeping in.Dialog:A:  HelloB:  Hey.  Why haven’t you been picking up?  I’ve been trying to reach you for the past 3 hours.  I guess you forgot our tennis match.A:  What time is it?B:  It’s already 9:30.A:  Really?  I guess my...
28.05.2008

092_lifestyle_change

This ESL podcast is about a guy who desperately needs to make a lifestyle change.Dialog:A:  I’ve finally come to grips with the fact that I’ve gotta make some major changes in my lifestyle.B: What’s going on?A:  These past few months I’ve been staying ...
1.05.2008

088_rent_increase

This ESL podcast is about learning how to negotiate to get what you want.Dialog:Add and I were outside the other day on the starbucks patio near our apartment.  We were both in great moods while enjoying our coffees and the sunshine.  We were minding o...
1.04.2008

084_queer_eye

This ESL podcast is about a reality TV show about 5 gay guys.  It's called, "Queer Eye for the Straight guy"Dialog:Last night, Add and I watched an episode of "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy".  It is a TV show staring 5 gay guys.  Each episode they tak...
4.03.2008

080_thailand_trip

This ESL podcast is a fun free style chat about our latest trip to Thailand.Get More Lessons
4.02.2008

076_strict_parent

This ESL podcast is about strict parents and how a couple of young guys might deal with them.Dialog:A:  Are you going to Sara’s party this weekend?B:  I can’t.  I’m grounded.A:  What did you do this time? B:  My mom lost it on me when she found out I h...
8.01.2008

072_advertising

This ESL podcast is a dialog between two co-workers about making a tv commercial.Dialog:A:  Would you mind helping me with a tv commercial for a new expensive anti-aging cream?B:  Who are we targeting?A:  Wealthy housewives in their late 20′s and early...
13.12.2007

068_lending_money

This ESL podcast talks about friends loaning money to each other. Dialog:A:  Hey, would you mind loaning me a couple bucks?B:  Ya sure.  No problem.  How much do you need?A:  50 would be great!B:  Ok here.  So now I guess you owe me 100 right?A:  From ...
27.11.2007

064_buying_tickets_2

This ESL podcast is the second part of the dialog about getting tickets to the tennis match in Shanghai.Dialog:A: How did it go last night?B: It was an emotional roller coaster. At first we were excited to go because we thought we’d get in no problem. ...
6.11.2007

060_holding_a_grudge

This ESL podcast is about a guy who is refusing to go to a concert because he is still upset with his friend for something he did in the past.Dialog:A:  Great news!  U2 is coming to town in a couple months.  Tickets go on sale next week.   I say we all...
11.10.2007

056_the_bet

This ESL podcast is about a bet between two friends.  One guy quit smoking.  Can he keep off his cigarettes?Dialog:A:  What are you doing with that cigarette?  I thought you quit cold turkey.B:  I did quit.  I just have the odd one when I’m out drinkin...
18.09.2007

052_simpsons_cartoon

This ESL podcast is about a hilarious cartoon called "The Simpsons".Dialog:The Simpsons is a revolutionary animated sitcom, which has won several awards and become a major part of mainstream television in North America.  It is intended to portray the t...
26.08.2007

048_super_model

This ESL podcast is about a guy who is really excited to find out that a supermodel wants to contact him.  Is he going overboard?  Does he have a chance?Dialog:A: You’ll never guess who added me on Facebook.B: Who?A: Megan Smith. B: As in the multi-mil...
2.08.2007

044_wedding

This ESL podcast is about a wedding that might not happen.  What went wrong?Dialog:A:  I’m hoping the wedding will be fun on Saturday. B:  The wedding is a no-go.  Shirley apparently called the whole thing off last night.A:  What happened?B:  No one re...
15.07.2007

040_losing_weight_2

This ESL podcast is another podcast about losing weight.  Here we discuss which kinds of foods to avoid and how to lose weight in a healthy way.Dialog:There are several different strategies and methods to lose weight, but here are some of the most comm...
24.06.2007

036_describing_people_2

This ESL podcast is part 2 of the podcast series of describing people.  There are a lot of useful adjectives in this one as well as some funny stories about us.Get More Lessons
3.06.2007

032_new_purchase

This ESL podcast is about what to look for when buying a new computer.  As always, there is a lot of very useful vocab which can be used in daily life.Dialog:A:  What’s going on?  B:  I’ve had it with my old computer.  It’s a total piece of junk.  I’m ...
8.05.2007

028_slang_telephone

This ESL podcast is about two friends making plans on the telephone.  A lot of great slang in this one.Dialog:A:  AB, what’s going on? B:  Not much, just taking it easy today.  Work’s been killing me lately. A:  What do you say we head downtown and gra...
10.04.2007

024_guilt_trip

This ESL podcast is about a guy wanting to cancel his plans for a birthday party but feels he can't because a girl put a guilt trip on him.  Lot's of good stuff here.Dialog:A:  So are you almost ready to go? B:  You’re not going to believe this but I’m...
20.03.2007

020 Insurance Job Interview ESL podcast

This ESL podcast is a post job interview conversation.  Another great episode from China232.com.  Listen up.Dialog:Add:  How’d the interview go today? And:  Great! I think I got the job. Add:  What kind of job is it? And:  It’s selling life insurance. ...
23.02.2007

English Learning Podcast 016- Casual phone conversation

www.china232.com  esl podcast 16 - In this conversation we hear a casual phone conversation between two people.  Learn to speak like native speakers in a casual and relaxed way while learning helpful vocabularyDialog:Otis:  Hello,Andy:  Hey what’s up?O...
4.02.2007

English Learning Podcast 012 - Holidays

This ESL podcast from china232.com is about going on holidays.  Find out some useful vocabulary and get ready to pack your bags while learning english!Dialog:I just booked my trip to Thailand on an online travel website and printed out my e-ticket.  I ...
15.01.2007

ESL podcasts from china232.com : 008_hard_to_believe.mp3

This ESL podcast is about something unbelievable!Dialog:I went to a movie with my friends the other day.  We got there early so we could get good seats and make sure we all sat together.  Just as the movie was about to start, some tall woman with huge ...
5.12.2006

English podcasts from china232.com : 002_job_interview.mp3

A fun and interesting ESL podcast for intermediate to advanced students who want to learn useful vocabulary and culture.  Two Canadian brothers discuss all kinds of topics and explain clearly any new vocabulary and phrases.  Perfect for classroom discu...
24.11.2006

English Learning Podcast | china232.com | 004 - Dare

Another great episode from china232.com  Here in our story Tony is challenged at a bar.  Let's find out if Tony accepts the dare.Dialog:I was out at a bar last week with my friend Tony. He’s a decent looking guy but he’s really shy around girls for som...
24.11.2006

English Learning Podcast | china232.com | 003 - procrastination

Welcome back to another episode from china232.com  This english learning episode is about someone being very lazy and what procrastination is and why we do it.Dialog:Today I woke up at 9:20 but lay in bed until about 11:30. I wasn’t sleeping, nor was I...
24.11.2006

English Learning Podcast |china232.com | 001 - Humour

The first podcast from China232.com Just what makes us laugh?  Find out how to describe and talk about funny things and people on this podcastDialog:AndrewHey, have you seen that new sitcom called Entourage?AddisonYa, it’s awesome. Who’s your favorite ...