3 Podcasts to Listen to Learn English

3 Podcasts to Listen to Learn English

Going to class and studying your weekly vocabulary is a very important part of learning English. However, in order to really learn a language to the best of your ability, you need to have other ways of incorporating English into your daily life. Podcasts are a wonderful way for students to learn English because it improves listening skills and gives students more inexperience with conversational English and American culture. Here is a list of three podcasts you should incorporate into your day! 

1.    This American Life 

This American Life is a weekly public radio program and podcast. Each week we choose a theme and put together different kinds of stories on that theme. 

This podcast is a wonderful way for students to learn about American culture and how people live around the United States. 

2.    You’re Wrong About  

Sarah is a journalist obsessed with the past. Every week she reconsiders a person or event that's been miscast in the public imagination. 

Listening to this podcast is a great way to learn how to engage and understand conversational English as well as immerse yourself in American culture! 

3.    Conan O'Brien Needs a Friend 

Over the years and despite thousands of interviews, Conan has never made a real and lasting friendship with any of his celebrity guests. So, he started a podcast to do just that.Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend is a weekly opportunity for Conan to hang out with the people he enjoys most and perhaps find some real friendship along the way. 

This is a wonderful podcast that lets you get more understanding of American culture and learn some very important vocabulary. 

Listening to any of these podcasts is a wonderful way for students to learn English listening skills and become more familiar with American history and culture. At American English Language School in Los Angeles, we understand how important learning listening skills are to our students and incorporate a variety of listening activities into our daily curriculum. For more information about our ESL program, please visit our website at AELS ESL Program

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Published on October 5, 2022

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