English with Kimberley– Go Australia Podcast

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English with Kimberley takes you on a series of small steps to better understand the English language. Each episode is a snapshot of a single subject brought to you in a unique style of presentation by Kimberley. The podcast is aimed at English learners at the intermediate level.

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English with Kimberley takes you on a series of small steps to better understand the English language. Each episode is a snapshot of a single subject brought to you in a unique style of presentation by Kimberley. The podcast is aimed at English learners at the intermediate level.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-11-08 22:00
last episode published
2017-11-08 22:00
publication frequency
15.12 days
Contributors
Kimberley owner   author  
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Number of Episodes
26
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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
8.11.2017

E026 Freaky Fricatives

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to explore the idea that in English we have a lot of sounds that could be describe as hissing or exploding just like the ‘ssssss’ in ‘hissing’ and the ‘p’ and ‘d’ in the word ‘exploding’. So, t...
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25.10.2017

E025 A Lot of Bottle

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about two containers we use every day for food and drink and how this can be confusing for everyone. For example, I can drink a bottle of water – but not a jar of water. Unless I...
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11.10.2017

E024 Heart of the Matter

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk about the idea that at the heart of all English communication we are just trying to say ‘who’ or ‘what’ – ‘is’, ‘has’ or ‘does’ something to someone. For example, ‘I am bald’, ‘I have a...
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27.09.2017

E023 Gobbledygook

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about how it’s important to make sure that when you write your business emails or complete your study assignments everyone can understand you. Shall we start with a quiz first. T...
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13.09.2017

E022 Tickled Pink

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about the colour pink and its importance culturally in English speaking countries. Pink has an interesting history as a colour. It’s said to be a lighter shade of red and as a co...
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30.08.2017

E021 Wi-Fi

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about the way different words are used for the same piece of technology, or the way the same technological word can be said in two different ways. For example, ‘Wi-Fi’ can be sai...
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16.08.2017

E020 Strewth!

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to introduce you to slang and especially Australian slang. For example, ‘strewth’. ‘Strewth’ is an Australian way of saying something like ‘wow’ or ‘gee’ when you’re surprised. So, in our first...
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2.08.2017

E019 Eternal Flame

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk about how easy it is to work out the difference between a verb that ends in ‘-ing’ and a verb that ends without ‘-ing’. For example, what do you think the difference is between, ‘I live...
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19.07.2017

E018 Wishy-washy

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about how English has many words that sound very strange or amusing. For example, ‘wishy-washy’, ‘dollop’, odds and sods’, ‘gobsmacked’, ‘doodle’, ‘blubber’ and so on. OK, as alw...
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5.07.2017

E17 Smart ‘n’ Casual

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk about how being a bit informal is much better than being formal if you want to communicate more effectively. For example, do you say or write, ‘I’ve been decorating my apartment’ (quite...
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21.06.2017

E016 In the Beginning

Welcome to English with Kimberley. [Apolgies for the small break in epidodes but I’ve been a bit unwell – although I’m much better now] In this episode, I want to talk about the anatomy of sentences. That is, how they are made up just like we are made ...
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11.05.2017

E015 Tinnie

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about two containers we buy food in and drink in, and how this can be confusing for both native English and non-native English speakers. For example, I can buy a can of soft drin...
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26.04.2017

E014 Sugar and Spice

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about how we tell people what something is made with or from while, at the same time, not say who made it. For example, a popular English poem says that all girls are made from s...
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12.04.2017

E013 Seeing Red

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about the colour ‘red’ and how it is used in the English Language. But to start with let’s have a quiz! Which of these red ‘things’ are not Australian? a) Red Centre b) Red Squar...
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29.03.2017

E012 A Fan Boy

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about how we become more sophisticated in our English by joining sentences together. – But it’s not just sentences, it’s thoughts too – however, that’s another podcast in the mak...
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16.03.2017

E011 Cooee

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about the word ‘cooee’ which is used in Australian bush to help find your way, or let someone know where you are. How about a little quiz first? What is ’the bush’ in Australia, ...
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2.03.2017

E010 Questions Questions Questions

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about how English speakers ask people questions but don’t expect any answers. For example, if I ask you whether you are, ‘all right’ when we meet – do I really want you to tell m...
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15.02.2017

E009 A Bottle of Beer

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about a special way we talk about things that we can’t count. For example, ‘beer’ usually can’t be ‘beers’ and the same with ‘water’, ‘sand’, or ‘hair’. Quiz time! Words like ‘wa...
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1.02.2017

E008 What’s in a Word?

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about introducing the way that different English speaking countries use different words for the same thing and how confusing this can be. But first, let’s have this little quiz. ...
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18.01.2017

E007 Fluently Speaking

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about what you will hear when walking around town in an English-speaking country like Australia. Because you’ll hear words spoken not as individual words, but as a continuous sou...
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4.01.2017

E006 For a Long Time

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to introduce you to a way of talking about how long something has taken to do – often a very long time. For example, ‘I have been studying English for years.’ So, I am both still studying Engli...
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21.12.2016

E005 At the ATM

Welcome to English with Kimberley In this episode, I want to talk to you about something that you often come into contact with in the high street or the bank. In Australia, when you need cash you often have to go to an ATM and when you pay for somethin...
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7.12.2016

E004 An Apple Is a Fruit

Welcome to English with Kimberley In this episode, I want to introduce you to the idea of defining nouns. For example, ‘roses’ are ‘flowers’ and ‘apples’ are ‘fruit’. OK – Quiz time! What do you think knives, forks and spoons are? Are they… a) cooking ...
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23.11.2016

E003 Weather Forecaster

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to introduce you to the use of prepositions like ‘in’, ‘at’ and ‘on’. For example, ‘The weather in February, in the summer, in Australia is often very hot’. Hey! Here’s a little quiz to start w...
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9.11.2016

E002 Parts of Speech

Enjoy this video first, before you follow the script:  Script Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to introduce you to the names we use to group words together in English. For example, ‘The Australian flag’ has two types of words....
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26.10.2016

E001 Saying Hello

Welcome to English with Kimberley. In this episode, I want to talk to you about introducing yourself for the first time to someone you seen around but never spoken to before. For many non-English speakers this could be difficult to understand and get r...
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