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.


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

414. With the Family (Part 2) My Uncle Met a Rock Star  

Listen to my uncle Nic telling some stories about British rock stars he has met over the years, including an encounter with one of the most famous musicians in the world!

413. With The Family (Part 1) Mum's Cooking + Vocabulary (with Uncle Nic)  

Happy New Year! This new episode features a conversation I recorded during the Christmas holiday with my mum and my uncle Nic about how to cook a great Turkey dinner. Listen for some family conversation and then vocabulary explanations. Click here for the page for this episode

412. British Festivals and Holidays (Part 2)  

Here's part 2 of this episode all about special days and celebrations in the UK throughout the year. Transcript and videos here

411. British Festivals and Holidays (Part 1)  

Here's an episode all about special days and celebrations in the British calendar. You'll hear cultural information about holidays and customs, and some pronunciation work on how to say dates and the months of the year. Transcript and videos here

Please consider donating to "Doctors Without Borders"  

This is a quick message not a full episode and I just wanted to say a few words about donations, essentially this: If you’re thinking of sending me a donation this Christmas, you could instead consider sending your donation to a charity in order to help people who are in need of our assistance at the moment. So, rather than sending something to me, send it to others, by using a reputable charity like Doctors Without Borders, or Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) by going to

410. Teaching 12 Idioms in the Street / On the Set of Paul's TV Show (with Amber)  

Amber & I teach you 12 idiomatic English phrases while attending the filming of an episode of Paul's TV show on the street in Paris. Click the link below for videos and photos, and a list of the idioms with definitions -


A rambling conversation with Amber about Christmas and more!

408. Catching Up With Amber & Paul #4  

Amber & Paul are back on the podcast and we do the usual catching-up session and go off on a few tangents about Amber's play, Paul's showbiz life, marshmallows, microphones, tea & coffee, accents and more... Visit the page for this episode to see a couple of videos - link coming soon.

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