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Sign up to the LINGODA LANGUAGE SPRINT - https://try.lingoda.com/ThinkingPodcast Use the Code THINKINGPOD for $25 off - https://try.lingoda.com/ThinkingPodcast Who was William Shakespeare? Why is he so famous? And did he really invent 1700 English words and phrases?Let’s discuss this on today’s episode of Thinking in English! TRANSCRIPT -...
Published 12/03/23
Imagine you are the leader of a country. How do you improve your international reputation? How do you make friends and gain influence? Countries around the world have tried a lot of creative approaches, but perhaps my favourite approach is Panda Diplomacy! What is Panda Diplomacy? How did it start? And is it ending? Let’s discuss today! SEND7 Podcast - https://www.send7.org/⁠⁠ ⁠⁠Listen to SEND7 on Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/5o2ikpvomNa3bbe2CFcv06⁠⁠ ⁠⁠TRANSCRIPT -...
Published 11/27/23
English Learning for Curious Minds - https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts⁠ ⁠Listen to ELCM on Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/0Hqh7seQDFP0K41GMa40aL?si=fa08de5002df4cfa⁠ How much do you know about the way your memory works? By understanding your memory, you can make the process of learning English much more efficient. Today, let’s take a look at some memory effects and investigate how you can incorporate them into your study routine! ⁠TRANSCRIPT -...
Published 11/20/23
⁠NEW AI Writing Tool - https://www.thinkinginenglish.io/⁠ ⁠Become a Patron to Try Out the Tool - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish ⁠ What is the 2023 Word of the Year? What word best sums up the trends, events, and stories of the past 12 months? Listen to this episode to find out the 2023 Collins Dictionary Word of the Year, as well as some other Word of the Year contenders! Transcript -...
Published 11/13/23
NEW AI Writing Tool - https://www.thinkinginenglish.io/ Become a Patron to Try Out the Tool - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish What is the best way to learn and remember English vocabulary? Let’s take a look at three of the most popular, researched, and established theories in today’s episode! TRANSCRIPT - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2023/11/06/269-what-is-the-best-way-to-remember-english-vocabulary-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠Patreon -...
Published 11/06/23
What is a zombie? You might be thinking of the flesh-eating, undead monsters common in Hollywood, but the origin of zombies is much more fascinating than the stories in film and TV. From the brutal slave plantations of Haiti to the development of voodoo legends and traditions, to the modern monsters of Hollywood, join us for a look at the history of zombies in this Halloween special episode! Transcript -...
Published 10/30/23
SEND7 Podcast - https://www.send7.org/⁠ ⁠Listen to SEND7 on Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/5o2ikpvomNa3bbe2CFcv06⁠ We now have access to so much information and news that it can be difficult to distinguish between real and fake, information and misinformation, and truth and lies. Let’s take a look at some strategies and methods to spot fake news in English and talk about why non-native speakers especially need to practice this skill! ⁠TRANSCRIPT -...
Published 10/23/23
English Learning for Curious Minds - https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts Listen to ELCM on Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/0Hqh7seQDFP0K41GMa40aL?si=fa08de5002df4cfa Are you too old to learn English? What is the best age to start learning? And why does it get more difficult for adults to learn a new language? Let's take a deeper look at these questions today. TRANSCRIPT -...
Published 10/16/23
Join Lingoda's Language Sprint Today - https://try.lingoda.com/ThinkingEnglishPod_Sprint Use code SPRINTTOM for an additional Discount! Tourism can be a great thing for cities, towns, villages, and destinations. But… is there such a thing as too many tourists? Yes! And let’s discuss overtourism, its consequences, and what we can do about it today! TRANSCRIPT - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2023/10/09/265-what-is-overtourism-english-vocabulary-lesson/ ------ My...
Published 10/09/23
Support me on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish The UK has announced a ban on the American Bully XL dog breed after a spate of violent attacks. What is an American Bully XL? Why are they being banned? What is a dangerous dog? And is banning dangerous dogs the best approach to dealing with this problem? Let’s discuss all this today! TRANSCRIPT -...
Published 10/02/23
Support me on Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish Did you know that using, speaking in, and thinking in foreign and second languages can have real and significant affects on your thought processes and decision-making? In other words, thinking in English can make you more objective, better at making financial decisions, and help you remember things in detail. This is the Foreign Language Effect: let’s take the rest of this episode to discuss it in...
Published 09/25/23
SEND7 Podcast - https://www.send7.org/ Listen to SEND7 on Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/5o2ikpvomNa3bbe2CFcv06 France has just banned school children from wearing abayas (a type of robe popular with Muslim women). Let’s discuss why France has banned any religious clothes or symbols from public schools and talk about France’s unique form of secularism! TRANSCRIPT -...
Published 09/17/23
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Published 09/11/23
7 Day FREE CONVERSATION CLUB TRIAL - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish ⁠ Thinking in English Bonus Podcast.... NOW ON SPOTIFY! - https://open.spotify.com/show/6gSPOxNCijMq2hTJW8tyx4?si=5b10f65bfcaf4971⁠ Take a Class with Thinking in English! (Use code TRIAL50 for 50% off) - https://thinkinginenglish.link/ ------  Do you know how to argue in English? Listen to this episode to find out how to build your argumentation skills and apply these in your personal life,...
Published 09/04/23
7 Day FREE CONVERSATION CLUB TRIAL - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish ⁠ Thinking in English Bonus Podcast.... NOW ON SPOTIFY! - https://open.spotify.com/show/6gSPOxNCijMq2hTJW8tyx4?si=5b10f65bfcaf4971⁠ Take a Class with Thinking in English! (Use code TRIAL50 for 50% off) - https://thinkinginenglish.link/ ------  BRICS is expanding. The group now contains 11 large and powerful economies – Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa, Argentina, Egypt, Ethiopia,...
Published 08/28/23
7 Day FREE CONVERSATION CLUB TRIAL - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish ⁠ Thinking in English Bonus Podcast.... NOW ON SPOTIFY! - https://open.spotify.com/show/6gSPOxNCijMq2hTJW8tyx4?si=5b10f65bfcaf4971⁠ Take a Class with Thinking in English! (Use code TRIAL50 for 50% off) - https://thinkinginenglish.link/ ------  Donald Trump is being charged with racketeering in the US state of Georgia. What is racketeering? How serious are the charges? And why has Trump been...
Published 08/21/23
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Published 08/13/23
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Published 08/07/23
Thinking in English Proofreading! - https://twbrock.co.uk/proofreading/ Book a Consultation to Help You Get Started With Applications or Documents - https://calendly.com/twbrock/application-consultation?month=2023-07 ------  With the Women’s World Cup taking place right now in Australia and New Zealand, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the history of women’s football. From its early history to a time when women’s football was more popular the men’s sport, to...
Published 07/31/23
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Published 07/26/23
7 Day FREE CONVERSATION CLUB TRIAL - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish ⁠ JOIN THE CONVERSATION CLUB  -- https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish  Take a Class with Thinking in English! (Use code TRIAL50 for 50% off) - https://thinkinginenglish.link/ ------ Last week a US soldier apparently defected to North Korea. What is a defector? Why do people defect? Let’s discuss these questions and talk about some of the most famous defections in history!   TRANSCRIPT -...
Published 07/24/23
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Published 07/19/23
7 Day FREE CONVERSATION CLUB TRIAL - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish ⁠ JOIN THE CONVERSATION CLUB  -- https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish  Take a Class (Use code TRIAL50 for 50% off) - https://thinkinginenglish.link/ The new Barbie movie has been banned in Vietnam. Let’s discuss why it has been banned, how the movie is related to one of the most sensitive geopolitical issues in Asia, and what it tells us about Hollywood’s relationship with...
Published 07/17/23
Interactive Transcripts NOW AVAILABLE - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2023/07/12/250-what-is-a-polyglot-and-what-can-we-learn-from-polyglots-english-vocabulary-lesson/ 7 Day FREE PATREON Trial- https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish ⁠ Take a Class (Use code TRIAL50 for 50% off) - https://thinkinginenglish.link/ While I’m struggling to learn Japanese, and all of you guys are trying your best to learn English, there are some people out there who can speak multiple different...
Published 07/12/23
Listen to Simple English News Daily - https://www.send7.org/ Check out the latest episode of Simple English News Daily - https://open.spotify.com/show/4QctJjCUuHefLzeZWDoXqc?si=d381def2ae9a4cb8 Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg, two of the wealthiest and most influential men on the planet, are currently arguing. The reason? A new app called “Threads”! Let’s discuss this news today! TRANSCRIPT -...
Published 07/10/23