"Explaining a joke is like dissecting a frog. You understand it better but the frog dies in the process." — E. B. White Nevertheless, our intent is to help English learners understand why jokes are funny.
I am a professional English teacher in Spain, focusing on business English and working with adults. I also prioritize the human side of learning and ensure that my students are entertained and always progressing.
In this week's edition:
• The Midlands town of Tamworth has the highest proportion of overweight people in the UK. Now it is trying to save a generation.
by Sarah Boseley
• Pollution has hit...
Patrick Stewart – aka Captain Jean-Luc Picard - recalls working on Star Trek: The Next Generation, and tells Robin and Brian how the series was funded, which doesn’t have Professor Brian Cox totally convinced. Listen to more from Radio 4's The Infinite Monkey Cage:...
Should children under two watch TV?
Prof Annette Karmiloff-Smith, from the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development, says well-made television programmes can be more stimulating for very young children than books.
More from Radio 4's The Life Scientific: http://bbc.in/lifescientific
Myles Dyer hosts an interactive show in which you can suggest topics and ask questions for him to answer.
Whether discussing serious issues like
current events, or trivial issues that are perhaps pointless, Podcast376
offers a huge spectrum of topics that will make each new installment come as
a surprise. (and hopefully a pleasant one!)
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