Podcast Episode 64 – Trump

Hi, English Learners! It has been a while since the last podcast, and a lot has happened in the U.S. during that time. Of course, the big news is that this year we will elect a new president. Since January, the two major parties, the Democrats and the Republicans, have been holding primaries and caucuses […] Read more »

Podcast Episode 63 – Party Nominating Process

Perhaps you’ve heard that we will be voting for a new president this year. Well, first we have to decide who will be on the ballot. In other words, each party has to decide who will be their presidential candidate. This happens through a process known as “the primaries” which starts on February 1st in […] Read more »

Black Friday Shopping Frenzy Spreads to UK

Here in the U.S., the Friday after Thanksgiving is always known as Black Friday, and it is a day for SHOPPING. Historically, shoppers have lined up the night before, waiting outside stores to be the first ones to get in and get the deals (a deal is something that is on sale). (If you want […] Read more »

Veterans Day 2014

Today we celebrate the holiday known as Veterans Day. Last year, I did a podcast about Veterans Day. To learn about the history of this holiday and how it is celebrated, click here. A veteran is a person who has served in the armed forces (e.g. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and others). Veterans Day is […] Read more »

Podcast Episode 43 – Deepwater Horizon BP Oil Spill

In this new episode, you will learn about the recent ruling regarding the 2010 BP oil spill that occurred as a result of the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon offshore drilling rig. This rig was operated by the company British Petroleum (BP) at the time and they were just found guilty of gross negligence, and […] Read more »