210.- Know the score. Profesor.

volver a Dictados BBC2 Profesor       https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/03/Know_the_score.mp3       Know the score https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2023/ep-230206 Introduction Sometimes you understand the reality of a situation and how it might affect you. There’s a phrase to describe this and Rob’s about to hear it – that’s if he can stay to the end of the programme! Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. You...

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209.- Hang in there. Profesor.

volver a Dictados BBC2 profesor     https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/hang_in_there-.mp3     Hang in there https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-2201205     Summary Rob has a cold and is struggling to present the programme. Luckily, Jiaying has some words of encouragement. Learn more about what she says and how you can use it in your everyday English. Transcript Jiaying Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Jiaying… Rob … and...

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208.- Change for the better. Profesor.

volver a Dictados BBC2 profesor     https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Change_for_the_better_.mp3     Change for the better Summary Feifei is cooking something and Neil thinks it looks and smells delicious! But why does Neil think it might be unhealthy? Learn a new phrase and find out what Feifei is cooking! Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Feifei… Neil …and I’m Neil. Wow! That food smells amazing! What is it? Feifei It’s part of my new diet! I’ve...

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207.- Off the top of my head. Profesor.

volver a Dictados BBC2 profesor       https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/02/Off_the_top_of_my_head_download.mp3       Off the top of my head https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-230102   Summary When you don’t have the facts and figures at hand, you have to make a quick guess. Where does this information come from? We can tell you as we explain this English phrase. Transcript Feifei Hello, and welcome to The English We Speak with me,...

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206.- Bite your tongue. Profesor.

volver a dictados BBC2 Profesor     https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/12/Bite_your_tongue_.mp3     Bite your tongue https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-221128 Summary  You may think something but it’s best not to say it out loud. This phrase tells you what to do in this situation. Jiaying advises Rob to do it before she does it to him. Find out more in this episode of The English We Speak. Transcript Jiaying Hello and welcome to The English We...

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205.- Smash it. Profesor

volver a dictados BBC2 Profesor     https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Smash_it-.mp3       Smash it   https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-220808   Introduction Rob’s entering his pot into a pottery competition. When Feifei tells him to ‘smash it’, she doesn’t actually want him to break it! So, what does she mean? Learn another English phrase that you can use in this episode of The English We Speak. Transcript Feifei Hello and...

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204.- Say no more. Profesor

volver a dictados BBC2 Profesor       https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Say_no_more_.mp3         Say no more https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-220103   Summary When you understand something that someone’s suggesting or trying to explain, there’s a way to tell them you understand! Learn that expression with us! Transcript Jiaying Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Jiaying… Neil …and I’m Neil. Jiaying Have...

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203.- Willy-nilly. Profesor

volver a dictados BBC2 Profesor           https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Willy_nilly_.mp3         Willy-nilly https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-220822   Introduction Sometimes we do things without planning them and they end up being a bit haphazard! Learn a phrase to describe this! Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak with me, Feifei. Roy And me, Roy. Feifei, you look really angry. What’s...

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202.- Get your act together. Profesor

volver a dictados BBC2 Profesor       https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Get_your_act_together_download.mp3         Get your act together     https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-221031     Introduction If your life is a bit chaotic and needs organising, we have the perfect English phrase that gives you advice on what to do. Listen to this programme to find if it helps Rob! Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English...

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201.- Sitting pretty. Profesor

volver a dictados BBC2 Profesor         https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Sitting_pretty_.mp3 Sitting pretty   https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-221017   Summary Neil’s won the lottery – but Feifei’s not sure how much money he got. At least Neil can pay off some of his debts and Feifei has a phrase to describe his good financial situation which won’t cost him a penny. Learn more about sitting pretty in this episode of The English...

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200.- There’s nothing to it. Profesor.

volver a Dictados BBC2 Profesor       https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Theres-nothing-to-it.mp3       There’s nothing to it https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-220124 Summary Doing certain things may seem easy or simple so how we can describe this? We have an English phrase you can use but will it apply to Neil’s ability to operate the radio studio? Find out in this episode of The English We Speak. Transcript Jiaying This is The...

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199.- Double down. Profesor.

volver a Dictados BBC2 Profesor       https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Double-down.mp3       Double down https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-220711   Summary Sometimes, trying to complete something needs extra effort and determination. Neil needs it to finish his heavy workload but luckily Feifei is about to offer some useful words. Will they work? Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Feifei… Neil … and...

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198.- Put the brakes on. Profesor.

volver a Dictados BBC2 Profesor       https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/Put-the-brakes-on.mp3       Put the brakes on https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-2201003   Summary Neil’s spending is getting out of control and Feifei advises him to stop. Learn how she does this by using a term often connected with driving a car. Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak with me, Feifei… Neil …and hello, I am...

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197.- It escapes me. Profesor

volver a Dictados BBC2 Profesor     https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/10/It_escapes_me_.mp3       It escapes me https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-220620 Summary  Roy’s got a dog, but what’s her name? Feifei has trouble recalling it and uses a phrase that makes Neil think that the dog has escaped. You won’t want to forget this episode of The English We Speak. Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak from BBC Learning...

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196.- Second-guess. Profesor.

volver a Dictados BBC2 Profesor       https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Second-guess.mp3     Second-guess https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-220926 Summary If you don’t know what’s going to happen next, you have to guess. And Feifei has to guess what the English phrase is in this programme but luckily, it’s all about guessing – twice! Can you guess what it is? Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak, I’m...

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195.- Ins and outs. Profesor.

volver a Dictados BBC2 Profesor     https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Ins-and-outs.mp3 Ins and outs   https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-220919 Introduction Neil is going shopping, and Feifei doesn’t think much of his taste in clothes. Learn about a new expression and why Feifei gets a shock! Transcript Feifei Hello, and welcome to The English We Speak with me, Feifei… Neil …and hello, I am Neil. Feifei You look busy. What are you doing...

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194.- Eat your words. Profesor

Volver a Dictados BBC2 Profesor   https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/eat_your_words_.mp3   Eat your words https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/the-english-we-speak_2022/ep-220905 Summary Feifei baked a cake, much to Rob’s delight. But when he hears what the ingredients are, he’s already made his mind up about how it’ll taste. Feifei has some advice about what he should eat next – and you can learn it too in this episode of The English We Speak. Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome...

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193.- Down / up for something. Profesor

  https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Down_up_for_something_download.mp3     Down / up for something   Summary What do you enjoy doing? Well, if you there is something you are interested in doing now, we have an expression you can use. Neil and Jiaying get to explain in The English We Speak. Transcript Jiaying Hello, and welcome to The English We Speak with me, Jiaying… Neil … and me, Neil. Hey Jiaying, would you like to play some games online with me? Jiaying Sure thing – I’m down for...

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192.- Don’t mind me. Profesor

    https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Dont_mind_me_download.mp3     Don’t mind me Summary Neil’s got things to do while he presents this programme but because he doesn’t want Jiaying to be distracted, he has a phrase to use – and we’re here to explain what it is and how to use it. Transcript Jiaying Hello. Welcome to The English We Speak, with me Jiaying… Neil … and me… Neil… Jiaying Neil, what are you doing? Neil Oh, don’t mind me – I’m just doing some...

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191.- Easier said than done. Profesor.

    https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Easier_said_than_done_download.mp3     Easier said than done Summary We all like to talk about the things we’d like to do it, but in reality they turn out to be a bit more complicated. As Neil finds out, this even applies to making this programme! Luckily, Jiaying has the perfect phrase to describe the situation. Transcript Jiaying Hello and welcome to The English We Speak, I’m Jiaying… Rob And I’m Rob. Hey, Jiaying, I wonder if you can help me with...

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190.- That’ll be the day. Profesor.

  https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Thatll-be-the-day.mp3     That’ll be the day Summary Rumours of a plate of biscuits have a hungry Neil excited. However, in this episode we learn a new phrase to help us talk about the chances that Rob hasn’t eaten them all! Transcript Jiaying Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Jiaying… Neil … and I’m Neil. Hi, Jiaying. Have you seen any biscuits around here? I’m really hungry! Jiaying No, sorry. There aren’t any biscuits here....

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189. Bug someone. Profesor.

      https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/bug_someone_download.mp3     Introduction Sometimes people or things just annoy you. Find out about an expression that describes those things. Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak with me, Feifei. Roy And me, Roy. Who’s the person in the grey suit speaking to Neil? Feifei I’m not sure, but he looks very elegant. He looks really familiar. Roy Is it Brad Pitt? Feifei No, it’s not. But I’m sure I recognise his face. It’s...

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188.- Thereby hangs a tale. Profesor.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/thereby_hangs_a_tale_download.mp3     Thereby hangs a tale   Summary Something unexpected happened to Feifei on her way to the studio. Neil wants an explanation and they both teach you a phrase for when there is a story behind what you see. It’s an expression used by Shakespeare! Transcript Feifei Hello, and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Feifei… Neil … and hello, I’m Neil. Err, sorry to mention it, Feifei, but why is there a big coffee stain on your...

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187.- YOLO. Profesor.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/yolo.mp3     Do you like taking risks or living in the present? Well, if you want to justify your plans, we have an expression you can use. Transcript   Jiaying Welcome to The English We Speak with me, Jiaying… Roy … and me, Roy. Did you just eat my entire bucket of popcorn? Jiaying Yes, I did! YOLO! Roy I can’t believe you ate my popcorn! I was going to share that with you while we watched a film! And what on earth does YOLO mean? Jiaying You only live...

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186.- All that jazz. PROFESOR.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/171226_tews_all_that_jazz_download.mp3   Summary What does Neil mean when he says his band had “long hair, loud guitars, even louder drums, leather… all that jazz!” Feifei and Neil teach you a musical phrase that’s not about music! Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Feifei. Neil And I’m Neil. Feifei And Neil –we have a musical expression… Do you like rock music? Neil Rock. Yeah I love it. Feifei Really? Neil When...

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185.- Throw shade. PROFESOR.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/200713_tews_throw_shade_download.mp3 Summary Has anyone you know been ‘throwing shade’ recently? Learn what this English expression means and how we use it. Also, you can find out why Feifei has been throwing shade at Roy in the English We Speak! Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak with me, Feifei… Roy …and me, Roy. Feifei We may sound a little different – that’s because we are not able to record in our normal studios during the coronavirus...

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184.- Down / up for something. PROFESOR.

  https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/210719_tews_down_up_for_something_download.mp3 Summary What do you enjoy doing? Well, if you there is something you are interested in doing now, we have an expression you can use. Neil and Jiaying get to explain in The English We Speak. Transcript Jiaying Hello, and welcome to The English We Speak with me, Jiaying… Neil … and me, Neil. Hey Jiaying, would you like to play some games online with me? Jiaying Sure thing – I’m down for that! Neil I’m sorry to hear that...

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183.- Nothingburger. PROFESOR.

  https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/210315_tews_nothingburger_download.mp3 Summary Rob’s luxury burger turns out to be a disappointment but it’s a good excuse to learn a new word to describe more important situations that turn out to be insignificant. Find out more about it with Feifei and Rob. Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Feifei.  Rob And I’m Rob. Feifei You’re looking a bit angry Rob, are you OK? Rob Not really. I was feeling hungry earlier so I thought I would...

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182.- Bite the bullet. PROFESOR.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/200706_tews_bite_the_bullet_download-1.mp3       Summary Learn an English expression that involves bullets but isn’t dangerous. This phrase describes situations where you have to do something unpleasant but can’t be avoided, and Rob is about to do just that to illustrate this for you!   Transcript Feifei Hello! This is The English We Speak, I’m Feifei… Rob …and I’m Rob. Feifei We may sound a little different. That’s because we are not able to...

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181.- Vibe. PROFESOR.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/210614_tews_vibe_download.mp3 Summary Do you like feeling chilled? Or hanging out with people who are relaxed? Well, if you want to say something has a good aura, we have an expression you can use. Transcript Jiaying Welcome to The English We Speak with me, Jiaying… Roy … and me, Roy. What are you doing? You look really relaxed! Shouldn’t you be working? Jiaying I am working! I’m just enjoying the chilled vibe of working from home! Roy Chilled vibe? Is that some kind of...

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180.- A wild card. PROFESOR.

  https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/A-Wild-Card.mp3     Rob Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Rob and joining me today is Feifei. Feifei Hello everyone. Hey, what about that new guy who’s started in the office? Rob Brian? Feifei Yes, he’s very funny – always telling jokes – and yesterday he started juggling with three oranges – he was very good. Rob Hmm, he might be funny but I haven’t seen him do much work – I think he’s a bit of a wild card. Feifei A...

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179.- A close shave. PROFESOR.

    https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/A-Close-Shave.mp3       Summary Rob is nearly knocked off his bike but he describes his near miss with an expression that confuses Feifei. What has shaving got to do with it? Find out in the programme. Transcript Note: This is not a word-for-word transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak with me Feifei… Rob …and me Rob. Hello. Feifei Erm, Rob, are you OK? You’ve got some cuts on your face. Rob Oh well, yes, I’ve...

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178.- Smombie. Profesor.

  https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Smombie.mp3     Summary You know those people who walk around staring at their smartphones – even if it puts them and others in danger? Well, there’s a word for them – it comes from German, but people are now starting to use it in English. Join Neil and Feifei as she walks into a door to teach you this cutting-edge word. Transcript Neil Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Neil and joining me today is…  Feifei Argh!...

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177.- You do you. Profesor.

  https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/201221_tews_you_do_you_download.mp3   Summary Do you know someone who thinks they know how things are done and won’t change? Rob’s about to find out that Feifei knows best when it comes to presenting this programme but it’s a good excuse to learn a new phrase about knowing your own mind! Transcript Feifei Hello, this is The English We Speak with me Feifei and joining me is Rob. Hello Rob! Rob Hello. Now, I was thinking – you always start the programme – it’s...

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176.- Push back. Profesor.

  https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/210517_tews_push_back_download.mp3 Summary Not everything goes to plan and sometimes we need to delay things until later. This is true for Jiaying, who’s had to postpone her party, but at least it means we can learn a new English phrase to describe this situation. Transcript Jiaying Hello, and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Jiaying… Rob … and hello it’s me, Rob. Hey, Jiaying, I’m so looking forward to your party! Jiaying Well, errr… Rob You know –...

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175.- Zip it! Profesor.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/210503_tews_zip_it_download.mp3 Summary We all like to talk, but some people don’t know when to stop. We have an expression to teach you that tells someone when to stop. It is a bit rude, so use it carefully. Jiaying is about to find it could be useful when Rob talks a lot about his amazing weekend. Listen to The English We Speak to hear it being used. Transcript Jiaying Welcome to The English We Speak with me, Jiaying… Rob … and me, Rob. Hey, Jiaying, have I told you about my...

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174.- Botch job. Profesor.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/210426_tews_botch_job_download.mp3   Summary Neil’s been trying to put up some bookshelves but it hasn’t gone well. Luckily, Jiaying can help with an English phrase to describe what he’s done – but it won’t help stop his leaking water pipe! Find out more about a ‘botch job’ and when it’s a good time to use it! Transcript Jiaying Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Jiaying but there’s no Neil. I’m waiting for him to arrive… Neil Sorry...

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173.- It slaps! Profesor.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/210419_tews_it_slaps_download.mp3 Summary What do you think is absolutely amazing? A song, film or TV series? Well, if you want to describe how brilliant it is, we have an expression you can use. Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak with me, Feifei… Roy … and me, Roy. Have you heard that new song by your favourite band ‘The Spinning Lizards of Doom’? Feifei Yes, it slaps! Roy What do you mean – the song slapped you? Are you OK? Feifei Yes, I’m...

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172.- Have a lot of plates spinning. Profesor.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/210412_tews_spinning_plates_download.mp3 Summary Have you ever had so many things to do at the same time that it felt a bit overwhelming? It can be tricky when you want to focus on just one task. We have an expression to describe this situation. Transcript Feifei Hello, and welcome to The English We Speak with me, Feifei… Roy And me, Roy. Rob sounds very stressed today. I think he’s worried about his magic trick! Feifei What magic trick? I know he has a lot of work on this...

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171. The CEO of. Profesor

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/210510_tews_the_ceo_of_download-1.mp3 Summary What do you think you are the best at? Dancing, art or taking photos? Well, if you want to say you’re the best at something, you could use this expression Jiaying and Roy talk about. Transcript Jiaying Welcome to The English We Speak with me, Jiaying… Roy … and me, Roy. Hey Jiaying! I saw your latest photo on social media – it’s great! Jiaying Yes, I’m the CEO of social media! Roy Oh wow – I knew you were important, but I...

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170.- Pizzazz. Profesor.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/210405_tews_pizzazz_download.mp3   Summary Do you know someone who is very glamorous and full of vitality? Roy and Feifei teach you an expression you can use to describe this person. Transcript Feifei Hello, and welcome to The English We Speak with me, Feifei… Roy … and me, Roy. I am so hungry! I haven’t had anything to eat all day! Where are the pizzas? Feifei What are you talking about? Roy You sent me a message saying you had lots of pizzas, so I’m ready to...

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169.- One step at a time. Profesor.

  https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/TheEnglishWeSpeak-20201013-OneStepAtATime.mp3   Summary When you’re trying something new, it’s best not to rush. Feifei’s about to give Rob some advice on the best approach to take for his plans to get fit, using a familiar English expression. Find out more in The English We Speak. Transcript Feifei Hello, this is The English We Speak. I’m Feifei… Rob …and hello, it’s me, Rob. Feifei Hey, Rob. How are your plans going to get fit? Rob Oh, Feifei, they are a...

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168.- The bee’s knees. Profesor.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/bbc_tews_130_bees_knees_130702_tews_130_bees_knees_audio_au_bb.mp3   Li: Oh, it’s a really great day for a picnic, Finn. Thank you for inviting me. Finn: Yes, Li. I thought we could enjoy this rare sunny day in London and I wanted you to try some of my new recipes. Li: You’re a real Heston Blumenthal! I never thought I would enjoy an olive and white chocolate salad! Finn: And what about the beetroot loaf? Li: Oh, yes. It was unusual but very tasty. I might want...

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167.- Cut to the chase. Profesor.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/TheEnglishWeSpeakPodcast-20130923-CutToTheChase.mp3   (Finn and Feifei are in the car going to work) Finn: Thank you for driving me to work today, Feifei. It’s a nice car. Feifei: Yeah, it’s brand new. Finn: It must have cost a lot of money. By the way, I noticed you had a meeting with the boss yesterday… and you look very happy today. Good news? Feifei: Yes, very good news. First the boss offered me … Finn: A pay rise? Feifei: Tea. And then he offered me...

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166.- Butter up. Profesor.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/bbc_tews_butter_up_audio_140923_tews_194_butter_up_audio_au_bb.mp3   (Feifei and Finn bump into each other at the supermarket) Finn: Hello Feifei. I didn’t know you shopped at this supermarket too. Feifei: Hi Finn. Usually I don’t. But it’s close to the office and I have to rush home to welcome an important guest. Finn: Who is it? Someone I know? Feifei: No, it’s my landlady. She’s coming to collect some of her post and… well, I want to make...

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165.- Funny ha-ha or funny peculiar. Profesor

  https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/bbc_tews_178_funny_140603_tews_178_funny_audio_au_bb.mp3   Neil: Hi there, Helen. Now, something really funny happened to me on my way here this morning. Helen: Oh, really? Do tell me. I love a funny story! Neil: Right. A man got on my bus wearing his shoes on the wrong feet. Helen: OK. And what happened next? Neil: Then he started speaking to me. He asked if I liked Shakespeare. Helen: Oh, right. Neil: And then he started reading one of Hamlet’s famous...

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164.- Call it a day (Profesor)

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/bbc_tews_67_call_it_a_day_120417_tews_67_call_it_a_day_audio_au_bb.mp3   Jen: Hello, and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Jennifer, and with me in the studio is… yawn… Helen. Helen: Hi Jen… are you a bit tired? Jen: Oh yes, I really am. I’ve been here since seven this morning – I think I’m ready to call it a day now. Helen: What do you want to call it? Monday? Tuesday? Jen: Oh no, I don’t mean… Helen: How about...

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163.- LOL! Profesor.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Lol-.mp3   Jennifer: Hello, and welcome to The English We Speak from BBC Learning English. I’m Jennifer, and with me in the studio today is Rob. Rob: Hi there! Jennifer: In this programme, we teach you about English words or phrases that you might find a little confusing. (Phone text message sound) Jennifer: Rob! You shouldn’t have your phone switched on in the studio! It’s not professional! Rob: Sorry Jen, it’s just a text message… It’s...

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162.- `A´game. Profesor.

  https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/210104_tews_A_game_download.mp3   Summary Sometimes people need to be on top form and do their best work. It could be during a meeting, or a conference or even a quiz with your friends. These are just some of times people may need to bring their A game. That’s what Feifei and Roy talk about in The English We Speak. Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Feifei.  Roy And I’m Roy! I’m so excited! You made me so happy when you...

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161. Goat. Profesor.

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/210222_tews_goat_download.mp3   Summary Who’s your favourite film star, musician or sports star? Are they great, or are they the greatest ever? That’s what Feifei and Roy talk about in The English We Speak. Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Feifei.  Roy And I’m Roy! I’m glad you’re here, Feifei – I’m really upset! Rob just sent me an email saying ‘thanks for all my hard work and that I was a...

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160. Clout

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/210301_tews_clout_download.mp3   Summary Do you know someone who has a lot of followers on social media? Do they often use their influence and power? That’s what Feifei and Roy talk about. Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Feifei.  Roy And I’m Roy! Feifei I’m really impressed, Roy. Neil said you have real clout!  Roy What?! You mean that Neil wants to hit me? Is he angry with me? Feifei No, Roy. ‘Clout’ can mean to hit someone...

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159. Moonshot (profesor)

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/210208_tews_moonshot_download.mp3   Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Feifei. Roy And I’m Roy! 10, 9, 8, 7… Feifei What are you doing? And why are you dressed like an astronaut? Roy I’m practising my countdown for when we head to the Moon. 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. We have lift off! Feifei Please, stop! In this programme we’re teaching the expression ‘moonshot’, which refers to an ambitious project carried out without any...

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158.- Key worker (profesor)

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/201130_tews_key_worker_download.mp3 Summary Do you know any doctors, nurses, teachers, fire service professionals or ambulance drivers? These are just some examples of key workers – people who provide an essential service, and have become even more important than ever during the coronavirus pandemic. That’s what Feifei and Roy talk about in The English We Speak. Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Feifei.  Roy And I’m Roy! Feifei What...

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157.- Awesomesauce (profesor)

https://madrid-berlin-idiomas.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/210308_tews_awesomesauce_download.mp3 Summary There are many ways to talk about something amazing, but this new informal word is incredible. You can use it to describe almost anything – but Feifei finds it useful in complimenting Rob’s homemade ice cream! Transcript Feifei Hello and welcome to The English We Speak. I’m Feifei… Rob And I’m Rob. Feifei Hey Rob, thanks for this ice cream – I love ice cream – but why are we eating it now? Rob As a treat, Feifei!...

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