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Everybody ESL

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The podcast for everybody who wants to improve their English, practice their English, or just learn more English.

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The podcast for everybody who wants to improve their English, practice their English, or just learn more English.

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Very good podcast!

By carit0 - May 23 2018
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I like this podcast! Ben speaks clearly (if you’re a beginner he also speaks slowly in the story part of the podcast). It’s useful for everyday English if you live in a foreign country.

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18 Ratings
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17
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Very good podcast!

By carit0 - May 23 2018
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I like this podcast! Ben speaks clearly (if you’re a beginner he also speaks slowly in the story part of the podcast). It’s useful for everyday English if you live in a foreign country.
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Everybody ESL

Latest release on Sep 24, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Episode 126

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Episode 126 of the Everybody ESL podcast has good vocabulary about vacations, Part 4 of our series about gerunds, a discussion about common airport questions, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to EverybodyESL@gmail.com!

Episode 126 rundown:
Vocabulary (words about vacations): 1:25,
Grammar (gerunds, Part 4): 7:50,
Small talk (airport questions): 13:40,
The Joke of the Week: 16:00,
Listening quiz: 18:30

Jun 23 2019

24mins

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Rank #2: Episode 14

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Episode 14 of the Everybody ESL podcast has lots of good information for you about phrasal verbs, those common (but tricky!) compound verbs. There’s also a small talk topic about people calling you on the phone by mistake, a listening quiz, the Joke of the Week, and more. And if you’re the first person to send me an English joke, you will be the Champion of Episode 14! Speaking of champions, Daniel from Russia is the official Champion of Episode 13 for his sentence about the idiom "on the back burner."

Oct 15 2017

21mins

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Rank #3: Episode 12

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Episode 12 of the Everybody ESL podcast introduces good vocabulary about being or getting sick (even some fun sickness vocab!), a short comparison of the simple past and the present perfect, the proper way to tell someone that they dropped something, the Joke of the Week, and a listening quiz. And if you’re the first person to email me the answer to question #5 of the listening quiz (send it to everybodyesl@gmail.com), I will announce your name as the Champion of Episode 12!

Oct 08 2017

23mins

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Rank #4: Episode 23

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Episode 23 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a list of dog vocabulary, information about some common restaurant situations, a lesson about special adverbs, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, send them to everybodyesl@gmail.com!

Episode 23’s rundown:
Intro: 0:00,
Grammar topic (special adverbs): 1:53,
Vocabulary (dogs): 4:57,
Small talk (restaurants): 11:43,
Joke of the Week: 16:00,
Listening quiz: 18:36

Nov 15 2017

23mins

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Rank #5: Episode 8

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Episode 8 of the Everybody ESL podcast has lots of stuff to help keep you learning and practicing your English: a tip about small talk, a listening quiz, vocabulary about cars and driving, a grammar topic, the Joke of the Week, and more. (Bonus! See if you can find my mistake in this episode!)

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Sep 24 2017

23mins

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Rank #6: Episode 149

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Episode 149 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a list of vocabulary words about TV, a lesson about agreeing, Part 2 in our series about tag questions, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to EverybodyESL@gmail.com!

Episode 149 rundown: Vocabulary (words about television): 1:25, Grammar (Part 2 in the series about tag questions): 6:30, Small talk (how to agree with somebody): 12:40, the Joke of the Week: 14:50, Listening quiz: 16:40.

Jan 04 2020

22mins

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Rank #7: Episode 48

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Episode 48 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a lesson about sentences with no subject, a list of useful cell phone vocabulary, a quick discussion about asking someone what time it is, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to EverybodyESL@gmail.com!

Episode 48 rundown:

Intro: 0:00,

Vocabulary (cell phones): 1:20,

Small talk (asking what time it is): 7:23,

Grammar (sentences with no subjects): 9:05,

The Joke of the Week: 14:47,

Listening quiz: 18:38

Feb 24 2018

25mins

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Rank #8: Episode 91

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Episode 91 of the Everybody ESL podcast has vocabulary about school, a grammar lesson about “that” and some places where we often omit it, a discussion about using a drive-through, the Joke of the Week, a homework assignment, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to EverybodyESL@gmail.com!

Sep 10 2018

24mins

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Rank #9: Episode 59

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Episode 59 of the Everybody ESL podcast has Part 2 of our lesson about “must” and “have to,” a list of words about words, a small talk topic, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to EverybodyESL@gmail.com!

Episode 59 rundown:

Intro: 0:00,

Vocabulary (words about words): 1:25,

Small talk (asking someone to move their car): 6:28,

Grammar (must and have to, Part 2): 9:30,

The Joke of the Week: 12:32,

Listening quiz: 14:15

Apr 12 2018

19mins

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Rank #10: Episode 122

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Episode 122 of the Everybody ESL podcast has good vocabulary about feet, Part 3 of our series about gerunds, a discussion about buses, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to EverybodyESL@gmail.com!

Episode 122 rundown:
Vocabulary (words about feet): 1:20,
Grammar (gerunds, Part 3): 5:00,
Small talk (asking about your bus): 10:20,
The Joke of the Week: 13:45,
Listening quiz: 15:50

May 17 2019

21mins

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Rank #11: Episode 3 (mini)

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Episode 3 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode, a quick look at “in one fell swoop,” a mysterious English phrase with an interesting origin. It contains a language fossil, and you can easily add it to your conversation. (I’m still experimenting with the right way to use the new microphone. Please be patient while I work on improving the sound quality!)

Sep 08 2017

9mins

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Rank #12: Episode 60 (mini)

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Episode 60 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode about an interesting English expression: “like a deer in the headlights.” What does it mean to be like a deer in the headlights? When can you use this expression? Find out in this episode. Send your questions about English and your suggestions for future episodes to EverybodyESL@gmail.com! (And let me know if you’d like to record the introduction to a future episode.)

Apr 15 2018

5mins

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Rank #13: Episode 4

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Episode 4 of the Everybody ESL podcast brings you a useful lesson about asking for help at the grocery story, some good cat vocabulary, a tip about small talk, another listening quiz, a joke about crocodiles, and a lot more. The Everybody ESL podcast is an easy way to keep learning more English and practice what you already know. (Exciting bonus: I’m still experimenting with the new microphone!)

Sep 11 2017

24mins

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Rank #14: Episode 25

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Episode 25 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a grammar segment about two similar words you can learn to use correctly, money vocabulary ($$$), a discussion about expressing sympathy, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, send them to everybodyesl@gmail.com!

Episode 25’s rundown:

Intro: 0:00,

Vocabulary (money): 1:13,

Small talk (expressing sympathy): 5:55,

Grammar topic (so and such): 8:26,

The Joke of the Week: 13:38,

Listening quiz: 15:13

Nov 23 2017

19mins

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Rank #15: Episode 6

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Episode 6 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a grammar topic for you (I’ve been thinking about this one for more than 45 years), a quick lesson in small talk, vocabulary about airplanes, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. The Everybody ESL podcast is the perfect way to keep your English studies going.

Sep 17 2017

24mins

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Rank #16: Episode 85

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Episode 85 of the Everybody ESL podcast has vocabulary about doctor’s appointments, a grammar lesson about using singular nouns with numbers, advice about handling a common social situation, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to EverybodyESL@gmail.com!

Episode 85 rundown:

Intro: 0:00,

Vocabulary (seeing a doctor): 1:15

Grammar (using singular nouns with numbers): 7:45,

Small talk (when you realize someone has been talking to you): 11:45,

The Joke of the Week: 14:15,

Listening quiz: 16:50

Aug 02 2018

24mins

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Rank #17: Episode 113

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Episode 113 of the Everybody ESL podcast has good vocabulary about being bored, a simple lesson about using place names, a list of common greetings, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record an introduction for future episodes), send an email to EverybodyESL@gmail.com!

Episode 113 rundown:

Vocabulary (words about boredom): 1:25,

Grammar (place names and “the”): 6:40,

Small talk (greetings): 10:55,

The Joke of the Week: 14:40,

Listening quiz: 16:45

Feb 26 2019

22mins

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Rank #18: Episode 61

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Episode 61 of the Everybody ESL podcast has a quick lesson about some unusual contractions, a list of words for different periods of time, a small talk topic, the Joke of the Week, a listening quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions (or if you’d like to record the introduction for a future episode), send an email to EverybodyESL@gmail.com!

Episode 61 rundown:

Intro: 0:00,

Vocabulary (words about time): 1:25,

Small talk (when someone asks for your help): 6:35,

Grammar (unusual contractions): 10:35,

The Joke of the Week: 16:35,

Listening quiz: 18:40

Apr 19 2018

24mins

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Rank #19: Episode 38

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Episode 38 of the Everybody ESL podcast has some good vocabulary for you about staying inside when it’s cold, a quick lesson about what to say when you think that you recognize a stranger, Part 4 in the series of lessons about the word “would,” the Joke of the Week, a vocab quiz, and more. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions, send them to EverybodyESL@gmail.com!

Episode 38’s rundown:

Intro: 0:00,

Vocabulary (keeping warm inside): 1:26,

Grammar (Part 4 of our series about “would”): 5:44,

Small talk (when you think you know a stranger): 9:53,

The Joke of the Week: 12:26,

Vocab quiz: 14:49

Jan 14 2018

20mins

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Rank #20: Episode 31 (mini)

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Episode 31 of the Everybody ESL podcast is a mini episode that teaches you the meaning of the colorful idiom “Hold your horses.” Send your questions about English idioms (or anything else) and your suggestions for future episodes to everybodyesl@gmail.com!

Dec 14 2017

4mins

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