Dramatic Listening... the podcast where you learn English by listening to radio plays

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Dramatic Listening makes radio plays intended for native speakers accessible to the Upper-Intermediate and Advanced learner of English. 無論是出國生活,還是日常和外國人接觸,你需要好的聽力和說話能力。得到高TOEIC 的成績是不夠的!Dramatic Listening,「戲劇化的聆聽」,是能幫助高中級和高級學習者銜接到真實世界英語的 Podcast。用著40-60年代廣播劇,各podcast 集都是見聞廣博和有趣的,分享不同文化的心得與理解,用著英文與中文解釋生字造句。

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Dramatic Listening makes radio plays intended for native speakers accessible to the Upper-Intermediate and Advanced learner of English.。無論是出國生活,還是日常和外國人接觸,你需要好的聽力和說話能力。得到高TOEIC 的成績是不夠的!Dramatic Listening,「戲劇化的聆聽」,是能幫助高中級和高級學習者銜接到真實世界英語的 Podcast。用著40-60年代廣播劇,各podcast 集都是見聞廣博和有趣的,分享不同文化的心得與理解,用著英文與中文解釋生字造句。
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2017-07-27 22:30
last episode published
2017-07-27 22:30
publication frequency
14.71 days
Contributors
Wendy Lambert owner   author  
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Number of Episodes
97
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Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
27.07.2017

DL097: The Choice – Andy Gets In People’s Bad Books

~ Gunsmoke – The Choice, Part 2 You’re hired! Andy gets a job – the kind of job that requires a lot of responsibility. He’ll be riding shotgun for Jim Buck, the stagecoach driver. He sits on top of the stagecoach beside the driver and carries a shotgun...
Wendy Lambert author
15.07.2017

Gunsmoke: The Choice – New Guy in Town

~ Gunsmoke: The Choice, Part 1   New Folks Showing Up All the Time Andy Hill is the new guy in Dodge City. It’s the late 1800’s (around the 1870s) when people were moving west across America. Towns were being settled and growing into cities. Its a fast...
Wendy Lambert author
29.06.2017

DL095: Harry Lime ~ Why Harry’s Conscience is Clear

~ The Lives of Harry Lime: Ticket to Tangier, Part 7 A Clear Conscience In this episode, it’s “every man for himself”. When the police raid the mansion, they’re wondering what they  should do with the heroin. Should they abandon the heroin and run, or ...
Wendy Lambert author
15.06.2017

DL094: Harry Lime ~ Two’s Company, Three’s a Crowd

~ Harry Lime, Ticket to Tangier, Part 6 It’s Getting Overcrowded Harry and Patsy have company – an unexpected visitor. He says he’s an associate of her late husband. In other words, he’s a gangster who had some business dealings with her husband. He kn...
Wendy Lambert author
1.06.2017

DL093: Harry Lime ~ It’s Against My Morals

~ The Lives of Harry Lime: Ticket to Tangier, Part 5 It’s Against My Morals: In this episode, Harry finds out why Patsy brought him to Tangier. She has something to show him and a job for him to do. But what Patsy expects of him goes against his morals...
Wendy Lambert author
18.05.2017

DL092: Harry Lime ~ How the Rich Call the Shots

~ The Lives of Harry Lime: Ticket to Tangier, Part 4 Along for the ride Let’s face it, Harry knew that he wasn’t the one to call the shots. Obviously, someone had looked for him with the personal ad in the newspaper, led him to the concierge who handed...
Wendy Lambert author
4.05.2017

DL091: Harry Lime ~ How to date a woman when you’re broke

~ The Lives of Harry Lime, Ticket to Tangier, Part 3: Too Good to be True: Who is this woman? Already very attracted to her beauty, Harry now he finds that she can really dance too. In fact, she seems to be too good at it. It makes him question her tru...
Wendy Lambert author
20.04.2017

DL090: Harry Lime ~ Everything’s Taken Care Of

The Adventures of Harry Lime: Ticket to Tangier, Part 2 of 7 Nothing to lose: Harry wants to get to Tangier where he seems to have been promised a lucrative deal. The only problem is, he doesn’t have the money to get there. As he puzzles over his probl...
Wendy Lambert author
23.03.2017

DL089: Harry Lime– Why You Should Read the News

The Adventures of Harry Lime: Ticket to Tangier, Part 1 of 7 Not the best role model Today’s episode open’s with a little history on Harry Lime. It connects the Harry Lime of the radio plays with the Harry Lime of the 1949 movie, The Third Man. So, who...
Wendy Lambert author
9.03.2017

DL088: Find 100,000 Barrels of Oil– Get the Upper Hand

~ Part 7 of a “Dangerous Assignment” old-time radio play Backed Into a Corner Government agent Mitchel has figured out how the oil was stolen and who did it, but how will he make it out of the ruins alive? It looks like the secret will die with him, bu...
Wendy Lambert author
23.02.2017

DL087: Find 100,000 Barrels of Oil– So, We Meet Again

~ Part 6 of a “Dangerous Assignment” old-time radio play Unexpected Meet Up Steve Mitchel goes into the ruins to investigate. He goes down into the basement of an old building only to meet up with Haroon. What is Haroon up to? He looks highly suspiciou...
Wendy Lambert author
9.02.2017

DL086: Find 100,000 Barrels of Oil– Sabotage

~ Part 5 of a “Dangerous Assignment” old-time radio play Rivalry: We left Government Agent, Steve Mitchel, diving into the water to dodge a bullet. In this episode, he gets fished out of the water by the Saudi police. Although Lieutenant Samka saved Mi...
Wendy Lambert author
26.01.2017

DL085: Find 100,000 Barrels of Oil– An Enterprising Gent

— Part 4 of “Find 100,000 Barrels of Oil, a Dangerous Assignment radio play   The Lost City of Enzak Mitchel continues his investigation by accompanying Dean, the pilot who monitors the pipeline. As he flies along the pipeline looking for leaks or any ...
Wendy Lambert author
22.01.2017

DL084: Find 100,000 Barrels of Oil – Logistics

[NOTE: This podcast is moving to http://www.englishmomentum.com/. Please, update your links. Register at English Momentum and login to get the Free PDF downloads of the Keywords and Transcript for each podcast.] — A “Dangerous Assignment” old-time radi...
Wendy Lambert author
29.12.2016

DL083: Find 100,000 Barrels of Oil– A Rookie Mistake

This site is moving to http://www.englishmomentum.com/podcast/ Photo by buso23/Bigstockphoto He's a rookie: When Steve Mitchel arrives in Arabia, he meets with Williams, the field manager, to hear his version of what happened. What caused the problem b...
Wendy Lambert author
16.12.2016

DL082: Find 100,000 Barrels of Oil– Disgruntled Sheik

Go to English Momentum: This and all future episodes will be found at http://www.englishmomentum.comThis content first appeared onDramatic Listening - The podcast where you learn English by listening to radio plays!
Wendy Lambert author
1.12.2016

DL081: Poirot — Careless Victim — But how did you know?

DL081: Hercule Poirot and the Case of the Careless Victim — Act 3: Scene 1   Poirot points out the clues Miss Fletcher and Inspector Stevens are quite amazed at Poirot. How did he figure out that this man wasn’t Mr Parrish? Over tea in the airport café...
Wendy Lambert author
17.11.2016

DL080: Poirot — Careless Victim — Tragedy strikes

DL080: Hercule Poirot and the Case of the Careless Victim — Act 2: Scenes 5& 6   Tragedy Strikes Laura never did get to see her father, and now he’s been in an accident. What a tragedy! Will she ever see him again? Is he going to be all right? Insp...
Wendy Lambert author
3.11.2016

DL079: Poirot — The Careless Victim — In a fog

DL079: Hercule Poirot: The Case of the Careless Victim — Act 2: Scenes 3& 4 Come along, Johnny! Poirot and Miss Fletcher go in search of Laura Parrish. Poirot gets Johnny, the elevator man, to join the search. Why does he need Johnny? What is his r...
Wendy Lambert author
20.10.2016

DL078: Poirot — Careless Victim — In search of clues

DL078: Hercule Poirot: The Case of the Careless Victim — Act 2: Scene 1& 2 CSI – Crime Scene Investigation: Poirot, Inspector Stevens, and Miss Fletcher all go upstairs to the room above Miss Fletcher’s room — the room where Poirot says the murder ...
Wendy Lambert author
6.10.2016

DL077: Poirot — Careless Victim — Police protection!

DL077: Hercule Poirot: The Case of the Careless Victim — Act 1: Scene 4   Police Protection Inspector Stevens arrives at the hotel already predicting who the victim and the murderer are. However, he is in for a bit of a surprise. After identifying the ...
Wendy Lambert author
22.09.2016

DL076: Poirot — The Careless Victim — Sounds Suspicious

DL076: Hercule Poirot: The Case of the Careless Victim — Act 1: Scene 3     A Logical Explanation Poirot wants to take the elevator down to the hotel lobby to meet Inspector Stevens of the New York police force. While waiting for the elevator, he expla...
Wendy Lambert author
8.09.2016

DL075: Careless Victim — The Name is Poirot

Hercule Poirot: The Case of the Careless Victim — Act 1: Scenes 1& 2 Apartment Hunting Hercule Poirot is the famous French-speaking detective from Belgium. As the story opens, he has just moved to New York and is looking for an apartment. He’s told...
Wendy Lambert author
25.08.2016

DL074: You’re Better Off Guilty ~ Smoking gun

CBS Radio Mystery Theatre — You’re Better Off Guilty ~ Act 3: Scenes 4~6   Smoking Gun In a follow up visit from Miss Evans, the victim’s manager, the Inspector gets his ‘smoking gun’ — that is to say, he gets all the evidence he needs to arrest and ch...
Wendy Lambert author
11.08.2016

DL073: You’re Better Off Guilty ~ Time to Confess

CBS Radio Mystery Theatre — You’re Better Off Guilty ~ Act 3: Scenes 1~3 A Promotion? Really? Thanks to Bell, Ralph’s new image is better fitting the public’s view of what a celebrity’s killer-lover should look like. His notoriety is putting Stratton&a...
Wendy Lambert author
28.07.2016

DL072: You’re Better Off Guilty ~ The Sex Symbol

CBS Murder Mystery Theatre ~ You’re Better Off Guilty, Act 2, Scenes 4-6 ~ The Sex Symbol  A Whole New Image Can you name off any sex symbols? That’s someone who is extremely sexually attractive. They’re probably a famous person, a celebrity like an ac...
Wendy Lambert author
14.07.2016

DL071: You’re Better Off Guilty ~ 2+2=4

~ DL071: You’re Better Off Guilty, Act 2, Scene 1-3, “Two Plus Two Equals Four” ~   Put two and two together “Put two and two together” is an idiom. When we “put two and two together”, we are able to draw a conclusion from the information or evidence t...
Wendy Lambert author
30.06.2016

DL070: You’re Better Off Guilty-A Growing Suspicion

~ DL070: You’re Better Off Guilty, Act 1, Scene 2& 3 — A Growing Suspicion ~ A Growing Suspicion Ralph is involved in the Jill Joras case because he was the one who found the body. She was slumped over the steering wheel of her car. Ralph could tel...
Wendy Lambert author
16.06.2016

DL069: You’re Better Off Guilty — Report a Crime

~ CBS Radio Mystery Theater, You’re Better Off Guilty — Act 1, Scene 1 ~ Report a Crime I’m here to report a crime Before today, Ralph’s life was simple. He put in his nine-to-five at an accounting firm and took home his paycheck. Nothing too exciting ...
Wendy Lambert author
2.06.2016

DL068: You’re Better Off Guilty — Trailer

~ CBS Radio Mystery Theater, You’re Better Off Guilty — Trailer ~   An imponderable suggestion This episode is just a teaser. It’s a short trailer – you know how movies have little short movie clips to get you interested in watching that movie? That’s ...
Wendy Lambert author
19.05.2016

DL067:The Lady was a Tiger—Loose Ends

~ CBS Radio Mystery Theater, The Lady Was a Tiger, Act 3, Scenes 5-7 — Tying Up Loose Ends ~   A Few Loose Ends: This episode wraps up the play with a few surprises. Carol is in for a surprise. She finds out how Larry hid Professor Teal’s note right un...
Wendy Lambert author
5.05.2016

DL066: The Lady Was a Tiger– True Colors

~ CBS Radio Mystery Theater, The Lady Was a Tiger, Act 3, Scenes 1-4 — True Colors ~ True Colors Is Carol a femme fatale, or is she actually Larry’s best friend? Is she the rattler that only pretends to give him fair warning, or is she really on his si...
Wendy Lambert author
21.04.2016

DL065:The Lady Was a Tiger-Rattler’s Warning

~ CBS Radio Mystery Theater, The Lady Was a Tiger, Act 2, Scenes 4-5 — The Rattler’s Warning ~ A femme fatale double agent frames an unemployed reporter for homicide in Paris. The Rattler’s Warning: Larry is thankful to be out of prison, but he’s still...
Wendy Lambert author
7.04.2016

DL064:The Lady Was a Tiger–The Jailbird Walks

~ CBS Radio Mystery Theater, The Lady Was a Tiger, Act 2, Scenes 1-3 — The Jailbird Walks ~ A femme fatale double agent frames an unemployed reporter for homicide in Paris. No good to us in jail: In this episode, Larry, now a murder suspect, is now a j...
Wendy Lambert author
24.03.2016

DL063: The Lady Was a Tiger—In Grave Danger

~ CBS Radio Mystery Theater, The Lady Was a Tiger, Act 1, Scenes 4-8 — In Grave Danger ~ A femme fatale double agent frames an unemployed reporter for homicide in Paris. Running Smoothly Like Clockwork Larry and Dave have made it to France. Larry goes ...
Wendy Lambert author
11.03.2016

DL062: The Lady Was a Tiger—New Recruit

~ CBS Radio Mystery Theater, The Lady Was a Tiger, Act 1, Scenes 1-3 — The New Recruit ~ A femme fatale double agent frames an unemployed reporter for homicide in Paris. New Recruit: Larry Fielding, a newspaper reporter, gets fired from his job, appare...
Wendy Lambert author
21.01.2016

DL061: Intimidated Jury — Thieves Fall Out

Mr District Attorney and the Intimidated Jury, Scene 10 No way is that cop gonna’ talk! In our last episode, the District Attorney’s chat with Mr Butler alerted Butler that he needed to do something fast or he and Stanley would be caught. The policeman...
Wendy Lambert author
15.01.2016

DL060: Intimidated Jury — Cat and Mouse

Mr District Attorney and the Intimidated Jury, Scene 9 [inigocia: Bigstock.com] Brilliant deduction After finding a canceled debt in Taylor’s books, the District Attorney pays Butler a visit. Butler had held the mortgage on Taylor’s businesses, and now...
Wendy Lambert author
7.01.2016

DL059: Intimidated Jury – Fishing for an Angle

Mr District Attorney and the Intimidated Jury, (scene 8): Gone fishing? Where’s the District Attorney? He hasn’t gone fishing, has he? In this episode, Harrington comes looking for the DA, but the DA is not in his office right now. While waiting for th...
Wendy Lambert author
31.12.2015

DL058: Intimidated Jury–The Heat Is On!

Mr District Attorney and the Intimidated Jury, (scene 7):   The heat is on, but Stanley is totally unaware of it. Boy, does this kid ever need to wake up and smell the coffee! This one’s on the house! Two episodes ago, Mr. Stanley, the hitman, killed j...
Wendy Lambert author
24.12.2015

DL057: Intimidated Jury–Somebody’s Stooge

Mr. District Attorney and the Intimidated Jury, (Scene 6): Just the stooge: The District Attorney and his secretary are talking about the case and they are quite satisfied that they have enough evidence to convict Mr. Taylor of jury tampering. It looks...
Wendy Lambert author
18.12.2015

DL056: Intimidated Jury–A Jostled Kingpin

Mr. District Attorney and the Intimidated Jury, (Scene 5):   Everything to lose: The District Attorney has just informed Mr Taylor that a member of the jury, Mrs Clark, had charged him with swaying the jury into voting “not guilty”. He’s been warned. H...
Wendy Lambert author
10.12.2015

DL055: Intimidated Jury — Taking Offense

Mr. District Attorney and the Intimidated Jury, (Scene 4)         Taking offense: Harrington has rounded up the accused jury foreman, Mr Taylor, and brought him back to the DA’s office. When Taylor hears the charge against him, he takes offense. “Ridic...
Wendy Lambert author
3.12.2015

DL054: Intimidated Jury — Gangster Etiquette

Mr. District Attorney and the Intimidated Jury, (Scene 3) [VadimGuzhva/Bigstock.com] STANLEY: I wanna thank you, Mr. Butler. BUTLER: For what? STANLEY: For the fix. BUTLER: You mean the verdict?   Gangster Etiquette In this episode, we see into the gan...
Wendy Lambert author
26.11.2015

DL053: Intimidated Jury 2-The Informant

Mr. District Attorney: Intimidated Jury, (Scene 2)   It’s not your fault: Harrington saw that the morning paper had an article about the Stanley trial. The paper supports the D.A. The article criticized the jury for reaching such a ridiculous verdict. ...
Wendy Lambert author
19.11.2015

DL052: Intimidated Jury 1- Reasonable Doubt

Mr District Attorney — Intimidated Jury, Scene 1: A Reasonable Doubt The Jury is Still Out As our story opens, we find a crime has already been committed. We are in a courtroom waiting for the jury to return with their verdict. Will they find Mr Stanle...
Wendy Lambert author
12.11.2015

DL051: MrDA — Intimidated Jury (Intro)

  The Old Time Radio Legal Thriller: Mr. District Attorney was a popular radio program on NBC and ABC radio stations from 1939 to 1952. Each episode is a legal story that centers on the court trial. Meet the Jury: When a serious crime has been committe...
Wendy Lambert author
29.10.2015

DL050: Bankrupt 6 — Put out the fire

What have I done! Archie is shocked when he realizes what he’s done. There’s his dad telling him he’s not broke, yet Archie had heard him worrying over how to make money — he’d heard him with his own ears! Archie’s mom pulls the two strands of the stor...
Wendy Lambert author
15.10.2015

DL049: Bankrupt 5— Things fall apart

At a Time Like This Fred arrives back home with the party food. Of course, he has quite a story to tell his wife… and she has a new turn of events to tell him about, too. From this point on, a series of events take place that tell Fred and Mary somethi...
Wendy Lambert author
1.10.2015

DL048: Archie– Bankrupt 4: Connections

The Unwitting Charity Case When Fred hurries down to the corner store for party snacks, he experiences what it is like to be a charity case (「仁愛案件」,貧寒人家) – someone you do a favor for out of pity. But he doesn’t really know what’s going on. Mr. Pringle,...
Wendy Lambert author