Top 11 best podcasts to learn English

Podcasts are very useful resources for learning English.

Here we’ll share 11 of the best podcasts for you to improve your listening, speaking, and grammar with explanations and tips from teachers George, Nikki, and Del.

What will you learn? ?Tips to improve your memory as well as expressions to say what you like, what you agree with, to talk about the future, to tell the time, and much more.

Let the lesson begin!

 



1. How to improve your memory

If your mind isn’t at its best, the learning process will be more complicated than you think. 

Start by answering the following question: do you get enough sleep? 

If the answer is no, you may experience fatigue, distraction, and forgetfulness. At the end of the day, you simply won’t want to study English. 

Do you want to learn tips on how to have an excellent memory and a brain working at full capacity? Listen to this podcast to find out how.

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3. How and when to use CAN

The modal verb CAN specifies the possibility and/or ability to do something. 

You can also use it to ask or give permission for something or to make a request. 

In the following podcast, you’ll find several practical examples using this modal verb, including the negative form. 

 

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5. How to express agreement 

In this podcast, you’ll hear a dialogue between two people who want to go to a football match.

They appear to have several things in common, so they’re sure to have a good time. 

Here, you’ll discover expressions that will help you to express that you are on the same page as someone else.

 

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7. How to tell the time

This is a lesson for beginners that can always be good to review.

In this podcast, you’ll learn when to use the expressions to, past, half, and quarter as well as the main rules for telling time in English.

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9. How to use GOING TO

We use the expression going to to talk about the future, mainly when we are sure of what we’re going to do or when we have something planned.

In this podcast, you’ll hear a conversation between two friends about their travel plans. Where are they planning on going?

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11. How to use SHALL

Shall is another modal verb that is frequently used.

We use it when we want to ask for an opinion or a suggestion. We also use it to talk in the future tense. 

In this podcast, you’ll listen to a conversation between Dan and Gemma and learn how to use shall in a negative way.