Category Archives: Podcast Episodes

Episode 62: Great Zimbabwe

Episode 62: Great Zimbabwe

Nick and Wendy visit the archeological site called Great Zimbabwe in the country of Zimbabwe. They talk about the atmospheric nature of the place and the things they liked about it. 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 61: Elephant Orphanage

Episode 61: Elephant Orphanage

Nick and Wendy talk about their visit to an elephant orphanage project in Zambia. They discuss the work of the project and their experience seeing the orphaned elephants. 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 60: Cape Town

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Episode 60: Cape Town

Our guest Ted talks about his current home city of Cape Town, South Africa. He discusses Cape Town’s incredible natural beauty, its cultural mix and much more. 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 59: The Road to Livingstonia

Episode 59: The Road to Livingstonia

Nick and Wendy talk about the village of Livingstonia in Malawi. Livingstonia was built by Scottish missionaries over a hundred years ago and the road to get there has not improved much since! 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 58: Stone Towns

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In a two-part episode, Nick and Wendy talk about the fabulous Stone Towns off the east coast of Africa, including Lamu, Zanzibar and Mozambique Island. 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 57: Underground Paris

Our guest Ted talks about the years he spent exploring Underground Paris – a network of tunnels underneath the city known as the catacombs. 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 56: Mafalala

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Nick and Wendy talk about visiting the Mozambican capital Maputo and, in particular, the historic and fascinating Mafalala neighbourhood. 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 55: Swaziland Reed Dance

Nick and Wendy went to Swaziland for one reason: to see the Swaziland Reed Dance. In this conversation they talk about this spectacular African festival. 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 54: Nostalgic for Taiwan

Nick’s friend Ted grew up in North America but has Taiwanese parents. In this conversation he talks about how his father was nostalgic for Taiwan and what happened when he eventually returned. 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 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.