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Episodes

May 28, 2024 30 mins

Welcome to this week’s News Talk

This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. 

This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week.  

Here are a few clues about the topics David and Stephanie will talk about in this session:

  • Why were ...
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Welcome to this week’s News Talk

This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. 

This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week.  

** APOLOGIES FOR A TECHNICAL ISSUE during the recording of this live session **

Here are a few...

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Welcome to this week’s News Talk

This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. 

This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week.  

Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode:

  • What is India's biggest problem?
  • Why wer...
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Welcome to this week’s News Talk

This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. 

This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week.  

Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode:

  • How will teachers in Tennessee soon be able ...
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Welcome to this week’s News Talk

This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. 

This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week.  

Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode:

  • What is the latest ‘first’ for Donald Trump?
  • ...
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Welcome to this week’s News Talk

This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. 

This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week.  

Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode:

  • Which important religious festival ended las...
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Welcome to this week’s News Talk

This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. 

This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week.  

Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode:

  • To which country is the President of Botswan...
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April 5, 2024 2 mins

😱 😡 A common (or even coarse) expression of surprise or anger. Let's find out how and when people use this phrase and whether it’s right for you!


🎧 😎 Welcome to “Understanding British Slang” by Perfectly Spoken
 In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting words and phrases in British slang in use today. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit o...

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April 3, 2024 1 min

🤔 Ever felt unsure about something or someone? Then 'dodgy' might be the word you were looking for. Let's learn what it means and when to use it.

🎧 😎 Welcome to “Understanding British Slang” by Perfectly Spoken
 In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting words and phrases in British slang in use today. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Vis...

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March 29, 2024 1 min

💰 Time to talk money. Let's explore where this word comes from and how to use it.

🎧 😎 Welcome to “Understanding British Slang” by Perfectly Spoken
 In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting words and phrases in British slang in use today. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our website www.perfectlyspoken.com and start your English learning jou...

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March 27, 2024 1 min

🚽 Have you heard of 'loo'? It's another word for ‘toilet’ in British English. Let's look at where it comes from and how to use this common word.

🎧 😎 Welcome to “Understanding British Slang” by Perfectly Spoken
 In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting words and phrases in British slang in use today. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly....

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Welcome to this week’s News Talk

This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. 

This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week.  

Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode:

  • Which sweet products is soaring in price and...
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March 22, 2024 2 mins

 😜 Want to know about friendly (or not so friendly) teasing? 'Take the mickey' is all about that. Let's look at its meaning and how and when it's used.

🎧 😎 Welcome to “Understanding British Slang” by Perfectly Spoken
 In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting words and phrases in British slang in use today. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them cor...

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March 20, 2024 1 min

 😴 Ever been or felt super tired? 'Knackered' might be the perfect word to describe that feeling. Come learn about this word and when people use it.

🎧 😎 Welcome to “Understanding British Slang” by Perfectly Spoken
 In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting words and phrases in British slang in use today. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit...

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Welcome to this week’s News Talk

This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. 

This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week.  

Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode:

  • Which social media app may be banned in the ...
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March 15, 2024 1 min

😄 Have you ever felt super proud and happy? 'Chuffed' is the word! Let's discover what it means and how people use it.

🎧 😎 Welcome to “Understanding British Slang” by Perfectly Spoken
 In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting words and phrases in British slang in use today. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our website www.perfectl...

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March 13, 2024 1 min

😔 Feeling really, really sad? 'Gutted' might be the word for you. Join us to learn what it means how people use it in everyday conversations.

🎧 😎 Welcome to “Understanding British Slang” by Perfectly Spoken
 In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting words and phrases in British slang in use today. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our we...

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Welcome to this week’s News Talk

This is the audio recording of our live group class where Stephanie Marston and David de Jager talk about 3 hot stories in the news and chat with English learners from across the world. 

This is a really enjoyable way to practise listening to natural English and learn some new vocabulary each week.  

Here are a few clues about the stories in this episode:

  • Who is now likely to be the next President o...
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March 8, 2024 2 mins

🍻 Ever wonder why Brits say 'cheers' so much? Let's talk about it! We'll explore where this word comes from and the different ways it's used in daily life.

🎧 😎 Welcome to “Understanding British Slang” by Perfectly Spoken
 In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting words and phrases in British slang in use today. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use...

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March 6, 2024 2 mins

😎 OK mate? This is a very common word that friends use a lot in Britain and Australia. We'll learn where it comes from and how to use it correctly. 

🎧 😎 Welcome to “Understanding British Slang” by Perfectly Spoken
 In this series we look at some of the most useful and interesting words and phrases in British slang in use today. We look at what they mean and give examples of how to use them correctly. Visit our ...

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