Luke's ENGLISH Podcast - Learn British English wit

Luke's ENGLISH Podcast - Learn British English wit


Luke's English Podcast is an award-winning podcast for learners of English. Listen, learn and have fun while picking up natural British English as it really is spoken.


434. Interview with Paul Taylor - "WTF France?" [Video]  

Interviewing Paul Taylor about his comedy projects, including "What the F*ck France" on Canal+ / Youtube and his stand-up shows #Franglais and The Paul Taylor Comedy Night. Video available. Episode page: Spoken offer:

433. British TV: Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares (Part 2) [Video]  

Learn more authentic English directly from the mouths of these native speakers in an episode of the popular British TV show "Kitchen Nightmares" with famous chef Gordon Ramsay. Videos and vocabulary lists available. Episode page: italki offer:

432. British TV: Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares (Part 1) [Video]  

Talking about restaurant culture in the UK, an introduction to one of the UK's most famous chefs and a chance to learn some authentic English from a popular British TV show featuring Gordon Ramsay. Video available. Episode page: italki offer:

431. Restaurants & Hotels / Really Strange TripAdvisor Reviews (with Amber)  

Talking to Amber about our experiences in restaurants & hotels and some truly bizarre TripAdvisor reviews. Episode page: Spoken promo:

430. Discussing Language Learning & Life with Fred Eyangoh  

Talking to Fred about history, geography, comedy, learning English and cutlery. Episode page italki offer


[Yes, that is a lizard in an aquarium - listen to the episode to find out more] This is an episode with some rambling about recent news, LEPster meetups, transcript project team, listener comments & questions, teaching phrasal verbs with 'in on' and some music. This episode is also available as a video. Episode page: italki offer:

428. British Comedy: Limmy's Show (Part 2)  

Analysis of another sketch from Limmy's Show. Listen to informal English spoken in a Glasgow accent, and understand it. Episode page:

427. British Comedy: Limmy's Show  

An episode analysing more British comedy, this time focusing on a couple of sketches from Limmy's Show, an award-winning TV comedy produced by BBC Scotland. See link for transcriptions, notes and videos. Episode page

426. Thompson, Taylor & Minogue: Victorian Detectives (Part 2) with Amber & Paul  

Listen to the conclusion of this mystery story in which Amber, Paul and I attempt to solve a series of kidnappings in Victorian London. Episode page: italki offer:

425. Thompson, Taylor & Minogue: Victorian Detectives (Part 1) with Amber & Paul  

Join Amber, Paul and me as we attempt to solve a series of mysterious kidnappings in Victorian London. Full story text available. Episode page: italki offer:

424. With Andy & Ben from The London School of English (Part 2)  

Talking to Andy Johnson and Ben Butler about teaching English to millennials, cross-cultural experiences we've had as English teachers and some funny stories about Andy. Episode page London School Online (use offer code LUKE10) for a 10% discount

423. With Andy & Ben from The London School of English (Part 1)  

Talking to Andy Johnson and Ben Butler from The London School of English about many things including teaching English for specific purposes and some old anecdotes. Episode page

422. Learning British Dialects with Korean Billy  

Talking to Billy from Korea about his videos about regional British dialects and accents. Episode page: italki offer:

421. Skateboarding - A New Olympic Sport (with James)  

A new episode with James about Skateboarding, which will be a new event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. James has been a skater for most of his life and used to write articles for a skateboarding magazine, so he's exactly the right person to talk to about this. Episode page: italki offer:

420. Anyone fancy a brew? Let's have a nice cup of tea!  

Everything you need to know about the culture of tea-drinking in the UK, including a full guide to how to make a nice cup of tea, English style. Episode page: italki offer:

419. Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - SPOILER RAMBLE with James  

Talking to my brother about the latest Star Wars film, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. SPOILER ALERT! Episode page: Spoken offer:

418. The Rick Thompson Report: Technology and The Future (January 2017)  

Talking to my Dad about developments in technology in the future. italki offer:

417. New Year's Resolutions and Language Learning in 2017  

Let’s look towards the coming year and talk about new years resolutions for language learning in 2017. I talk about the UK's most common new year's resolutions, my resolutions for improving my French and then talk about ways we can work on our language learning this year.

416. What was the most popular episode of LEP in 2016? + more podcast statistics  

Here is an overview of how 2016 was for Luke's English Podcast including some details about the top 5 episodes, the top 20 countries, and more statistics for the last 12 months.

415. With the Family (Part 3) More Encounters with Famous People  

Here's the final part in this trilogy of episodes recorded at my parents' house on Boxing Day. In this one my mum, dad and brother tell us a few more anecdotes about their encounters with some well-known people. Episode page

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