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The Procrastination Podcast

The perfect podcast for English learners who can't be bothered to study and do their homework, but still want to practise their English. Come and chill with me, Emma, from the channels Pronunciation with Emma and Procrastination with Emma, while I talk about various topics to expose you to natural English, just as if you were sitting in the pub with me with a nice cold cider.

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The perfect podcast for English learners who can't be bothered to study and do their homework, but still want to practise their English. Come and chill with me, Emma, from the channels Pronunciation with Emma and Procrastination with Emma, while I talk about various topics to expose you to natural English, just as if you were sitting in the pub with me with a nice cold cider.

28. THE MOST Controversial Language Learning Opinions - Guest Stew Sensei

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Special guest Stew Sensei (an English teacher from the UK who is living in Japan) and I discuss your most controversial language learning opinions as well as some (pretty bad ones!) that I have come across online. We also talk about some language learning myths and play devil's advocate a bit with some of your opinions to make it REALLY interesting.

GO AND FOLLOW STEW SENSEI!
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stew.sensei.english
Webpage: https://beacons.ai/stewsensei

Looking for clear structure and guidance to help you work towards your pronunciation goals? Join Pronunciation Pro! MORE INFO: https://courses.pronunciationwithemma.com/courses/britishenglishpronunciationcourse

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Sep 21 2022

1hr 5mins

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27. *FREE AUDIO* British English Pronunciation Shadowing Exercise with Pronunciation with Emma

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This episode is a free audio version of the difficult sound combination sentences from my YouTube video "How to Learn British English Pronunciation - Shadowing Exercise // LEVEL: ADVANCED". 

WATCH THE VIDEO HERE: https://youtu.be/-Lf2E_tsuCM

Remember to check out my YouTube channel for more British English pronunciation videos!

Also, as a side note, the quality of the audio isn't the best here as I was using a different microphone, so please excuse the change in audio quality throughout the episode.

Sep 02 2022

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26. Living and Working in Spain - What's it like being an English teacher in Spain after Brexit (Part 3)

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In this episode I answer your Q&A questions about living and working in Spain. What's it like being an English teacher here in Spain? How am I getting permanent residency here in Spain as a Brit after Brexit? I answer these questions in this episode!

Looking for clear structure and guidance to help you work towards your pronunciation goals? Join Pronunciation Pro! MORE INFO: https://courses.pronunciationwithemma.com/courses/britishenglishpronunciationcourse

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Sep 02 2022

48mins

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25. Spanish Culture VS UK Culture - My New Life in Spain Q&A (Part 2)

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In this episode I talk about some cultural differences between the UK and Spain. I talk about how life is different for me now here, if I'm happier here, why I moved here, and so much more. I answer all your questions on this episode!

Looking for clear structure and guidance to help you work towards your pronunciation goals? Join Pronunciation Pro! MORE INFO: https://courses.pronunciationwithemma.com/courses/britishenglishpronunciationcourse

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Aug 11 2022

1hr 4mins

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25. Why Spanish Food Sucks! - My New Life in Spain Q&A (Part 1)

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In this episode I teach you some español! I answer all your questions about weather, food, language, and culture here in Spain (more specifically, Barcelona). 

Looking for clear structure and guidance to help you work towards your pronunciation goals? Join Pronunciation Pro! MORE INFO: https://courses.pronunciationwithemma.com/courses/britishenglishpronunciationcourse

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Aug 03 2022

1hr 53mins

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24. Motivation! How to Find It When You’ve Lost It

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In this episode I share a little update on life and some weird things happening before actually talking about motivation in language learning. I talk about how to stay motivated as well as how to find your motivation again when you've lost it.

Looking for clear structure and guidance to help you work towards your pronunciation goals? Join Pronunciation Pro! MORE INFO: https://courses.pronunciationwithemma.com/courses/britishenglishpronunciationcourse

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Jul 14 2022

1hr 50mins

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23. Answering All Your Personal Questions about Me

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I answer ALLLL of your personal questions, from my teaching life, work life, why I vanished off social media for half a year, my partner, my new life in Spain, and so much more.

**DISCOUNT FOR THE PRONUNCIATION PRO MEMBERSHIP SITE**
Use code "HAPPYBIRTHDAY" for a 15% discount to celebrate me turning 30! Whoop! :)
Join here: https://courses.pronunciationwithemma.com/courses/britishenglishpronunciationcourse

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Jul 04 2022

1hr 59mins

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22. My Teaching Journey - How and Why I Became an Online English Teacher

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I take you from the very beginning of my teaching career, back when I was 16 years old, all the way through to the present day. I talk about what I studied, my experiences, companies I've worked for, and why I started teaching on social media and online.

**DISCOUNT FOR THE PRONUNCIATION PRO MEMBERSHIP SITE**
Use code "BRISTOL15" for a 15% discount.
Join here: https://courses.pronunciationwithemma.com/courses/britishenglishpronunciationcourse

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

May 25 2022

1hr 24mins

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21. British Pub Culture! What NOT to do so you don't offend Brits

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Today we're going to talk about British pub culture. What should and shouldn't you do in a British pub? What's a round? What does the bell ringing mean? You'll find out in this episode. Bottom's up!!

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

May 11 2022

43mins

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20. 10 Idioms with Swear Words that Natives Use ALL THE TIME

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So we all know the typical idioms, right? Piece of cake... once in a blue moon... etc. But do you know the more vulgar ones? The ones that native speakers ACTUALLY use daily? I bet you don't! In this episode you'll learn 10 new idioms with swear words. Definitely don't listen if swear words offend you!

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Apr 27 2022

32mins

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19. I Asked you to Compare your Cultures to the UK's! Part 2/2

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I asked you all to send me some interesting things about your cultures and I compare them to the culture(s) in the UK to see how similar/different we all are! This is part 2 of 2.

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Apr 13 2022

1hr 7mins

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18. Answering your British/English Culture Questions! Part 1/2

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I asked you all to send me your culture related questions for me to answer. This is part 1 of 2.

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Mar 30 2022

1hr 3mins

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17. My Controversial Opinions about Online English Teachers and the English Teaching Industry

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I am back!! In this episode I talk about where I've been these past few months, some updates on things, and my potentially controversial opinions about other online English teachers and the English Teaching industry as a whole. Come and fight me! Well... actually... maybe not too much as I'm still not mentally recovered from my burnout and everything... But do feel free to email/DM me about your thoughts!

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Feb 18 2022

1hr 33mins

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16. How to Start Learning English

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In this episode I talk about ways to learn English (or any language) from the very beginning. I talk about it from the perspective of a language learner as well as a language teacher and give you tips on how to improve your English.

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Dec 03 2021

49mins

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15. Why is my English NOT IMPROVING?!

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In this episode I talk about a few controversial topics in the English Teaching world... why do English learners suck at learning English? Who's to blame for it? And how can we fix it?

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Nov 19 2021

1hr 22mins

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14. BOOM!! It's Bonfire Night in the UK! But what is it?

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Weeeeeeuuuu...... BOOM!!! It's bonfire night here in the UK, otherwise known as Guy Fawkes Night. It's an event which happens in the UK every 5th November that not many people around the world know about. Are you ready to learn about this popular UK cultural event which also has a famous poem about it (that we all learn in school)? Then have a listen!

//LINK TO THE ARTICLE
https://www.history.co.uk/article/history-of-bonfire-night

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Nov 05 2021

43mins

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13. THE BEST Video Game Recommendations to Learn English

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Video games are quite possibly my favourite way to learn languages. In this episode, I share my favourite game recommendations for learning English that will help you improve ALL areas of your language skills, including your speaking skills and how to find people to talk to and game with online.

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Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Oct 22 2021

1hr 10mins

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12. GREATLY IMPROVE your English Pronunciation with these 8 Tips

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In this episode I share 8 tips and a little story about my own pronunciation journey with learning Spanish and Japanese. All these tips are things that I have personally done so *I KNOW* they work! They worked for me, and I hope they work for you too.

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Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma" and "Pronunciation with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

This episode has been sponsored by ELSA.

Oct 08 2021

39mins

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11. Is English difficult for you? Learn the SECRET to becoming a confident English speaker

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This is the most important podcast episode I think you will ever listen to in your life. I mean it. If you think English is difficult, let me share a secret I have with you that will get you speaking English confidently ASAP. It takes just a TINY bit of work, but it will have life changing effects for the rest of your life!

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Sep 24 2021

56mins

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10. British Food YOU NEED to Try... and also Make at Home!

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If you think that we only eat fish and chips and roast dinners here, then you're WRONG!!  Today we're talking about FOOD! I share some typical British food (though I focus mostly on English food) and snacks that you need to try.

WARNING: This episode contains swearing. I believe swearing to be an important part of language learning, and language in general. If you don't like it, then this isn't the podcast for you.

Follow me on Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube at "Procrastination with Emma".

You can also follow me on Instagram, YouTube, Facebook, and Twitter at "Pronunciation with Emma" for free pronunciation and English lessons.

Sep 10 2021

1hr 7mins

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