Category Archives: Podcast Episodes

Episode 53: Walking Safari

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Nick and Wendy recently did a walking safari in South Africa. In this conversation they talk about what they saw and learned on the walking safari while walking among the animals. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation. 

Episode 52: Chimp Eden

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Nick and Wendy recently visited a chimpanzee rescue sanctuary in South Africa called Chimp Eden. In this episode they talk about the sanctuary and the chimps who live there. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation.

Episode 51: San Francisco

Nick’s colleague Melissa is from San Francisco in the USA. In this conversation, she talks about the city and what makes it unique. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation.

Episode 50: Top 5 Countries

To celebrate the fiftieth episode of the podcast, Nick and Wendy each list their five favourite countries in the world. Some of their choices might surprise you! The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation.

Episode 49: Trekking in Nepal

Several years ago, Nick and Wendy did the Annapurna Circuit and Sanctuary trek in Nepal. In this conversation, they talk about their experience on the trek. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation. 

Episode 48: Swiss Languages

Nick’s friend Yassin is an English teacher in his native Switzerland. In this conversation, he talks about the four Swiss national languages: (Swiss) German, French, Italian and Romansh. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation. 

Episode 47: Return to Morocco

Six years after their overwhelming first experience in Morocco, Nick and Wendy returned. In this conversation, they talk about their second trip to Morocco. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation. 

Episode 46: Morocco … the 1st time

Nick and Wendy have travelled a lot, but the first time they went to Morocco in 2001 they were inexperienced and unprepared. In this conversation they talk about the culture shock they experienced in Morocco.  The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation. 

Episode 45: Trinidad and Tobago

Nick’s friend Cathy is from the English-speaking Caribbean country of Trinidad and Tobago. In this conversation she talks about her family background and Trinidad’s history and culture. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation. 

Episode 44: Antarctica

Several years ago Nick and Wendy had the great pleasure of visiting Antarctica. In this episode they talk about the white continent and their amazing experience there. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation.