Category Archives: Blog
Blog: What is the Camino de Santiago?
This week, we published our first special audio series, The Way, about Nick and Wendy’s recent journey on the Camino de Santiago. But what exactly is the camino? The Camino de Santiago – known as The Way of St. James in English – is a medieval Christian pilgrimage trail leading to the city of Santiago de Compostela in northwest Spain.
Every third episode of the English in 10 Minutes podcast, we have a guest on the show to tell us their story or to talk about a place they know well. We do this to give you more real, interesting content, and to give you a variety of voices and accents to listen to. Some of our most popular episodes… Read more »
Blog: A Short Walk in the Himalayas
Blog: Day by Day in Antarctica
Video: Hadrian and Rome
Holy Week in Spain
A Photo Tour of the Great Wall of China
In episode 20 of English in 10 Minutes, Nick and Wendy talked about visiting several sections of the Great Wall of China, from the famous section at Badaling to the eastern-most point at Dandong to the western-most point at Jiayuguan. To give you a better understanding of the places being discussed in the episode, here’s a photo tour of the Wall.
In the Jungle with Orang-utans
As Nick and Wendy described in the podcast – Episode 14: Orang-utans – they have visited four orang-utan rehabilitation centres in Indonesia and Malaysia. For this blog post, Nick has pieced together some snippets from his old emails and blog posts to bring you their experiences at three of these rehabilitation centres. Unfortunately he didn’t write about the fourth one!
Beyond the Transcript: Using the Worksheets
In the last blog post, I discussed various ways to use the transcripts that come with each podcast episode to get the most out of the conversations and help you improve even more. Today, I’m going to talk about the other sections of the worksheets: the comprehension questions, the footnotes and exercises, and the discussion questions.