Luke's ENGLISH Podcast - Learn British English with Luke Thompson

A focus on grammar, in particular a couple of grammatical forms which are hard to notice, but very commonly used when talking about the past.Pronunciation drills video ???? Access the PDF for your phone ???? Access the PDF in normal font size LEP Premium video playlist on YouTube

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h8m. Bisher sind 894 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 5 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 42 days 4 hours 18 minutes


878. From Learning to Teaching and Beyond (with Elena Mutonono)

These days Elena Mutonono is an experienced business coach who helps online English teachers to gain independence and control over their own careers, but Elena's journey started as a learner of English herself. In this conversation I ask Elena about how she learned English, making the step to becoming an English teacher, then teacher trainer and what challenges online English teachers face when trying to work in a crowded and demanding job market.

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877. How to Learn Vocabuary | A Conversation with Clare Whitmell

This conversation is a preview of my Zoom workshop on Thurs 18 April 2024 at 10AM (UK time), as part of the Advanced English Summit. In my workshop I will be talking about how to really learn vocabulary, and not just stare at word lists...



876. Thoughts & comments on recent episodes / A Spring Equinox Ramble 2024

Listen to me rambling about Daylight Saving Time, weird AI generated images for Luke's English Podcast, and lots of comments and responses to recent episodes including the Birthday Party story ???? , the MBTI Personality Test ???? and the Walk & Talk in Paris ????????.

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875. Aepyornis Island by HG Wells ????️???? (Learn English with a Short Story)

Learn English with another short story. I'll read the entire story to you, and then go through the text again explaining and clarifying the main events and plenty of vocabulary. This is a wonderful adventure story written by HG Wells, a very influential and imaginative English writer from the late 19th century. The story is full of vivid descriptive language, action, adventure and extraordinary moments. I hope it captures your imagination and lets the English come alive in memorable ways...



874. Walk & Talk: PARIS

Here is an episode in which I walk through the streets of Paris, rambling about a particular subject. This time the subject is Paris itself. This summer Paris is hosting the Olympic Games. The city will be filled with visitors. I am very curious to see how the city will handle this moment...



873. Luke takes the MBTI Personality Test

The MBTI Personality Test (aka "16 Personalities") is a very well-known and widely used test which claims to be able to give you a "freakishly accurate" analysis of your personality type. In this episode I take the test, explain the reasons for my answers, explain some vocabulary and give my thoughts on the test results and the test itself. Includes plenty of expressions for describing personality traits, behaviour, ways of thinking and feeling and the subject of psychological testing...


 March 18, 2024  2h4m

872. The Birthday Party (Learn English with a Short Story)

Learn English with another short story. This time it's a 300-word story by Katherine Brush, often used in literature classes, and full of vivid imagery and an emotional twist. I read the story to you, and then go through each line, explaining vocabulary and grammar.

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 March 11, 2024  48m

871. Rambling through my episode archive / Listener Comments / Gold YouTube Creator Award

A very long rambling episode with a big mix of vocabulary, stories about my trip to Rome, comments from listeners, lots of thoughts about episodes I've published over the last 12 months, more advice about learning English, and a story about being Jackie Chan's English teacher.

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 March 4, 2024  3h10m

870. Kate Billintgon moved to Taiwan ????????

Returning guest Kate Billington suddenly decided to move to the other side of the world, to Taipei in beautiful Taiwan. In this episode we talk about meeting LEPsters in Taipei, her decision to move there, and how everything is going, with the usual conversational tangents along the way. 

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 February 26, 2024  1h47m

869. Working at UNESCO ????️ English in International Diplomacy

In international diplomacy, "communication is everything". This is the main point of this conversation, in which I talk to my friend who works for the UK delegation at UNESCO in Paris...


 February 19, 2024  1h59m