Thinking in English

Thomas Wilkinson

A podcast for Intermediate to Advanced English Learners. Thinking is an incredibly important step on the road fluency, and we aim to help you achieve this by discussing topics ranging from politics and economics, to philosophy and science. Learn new vocabulary, listen to native level English, and test your comprehension! Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support read less
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302. Who Will be the Next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
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302. Who Will be the Next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Conversation Club - ⁠⁠https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Who will be the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom? This episode will introduce the two leading candidates, their political parties, and the kind of policies they will likely use in their campaigns. Listen to learn about British politics and pick up some useful vocabulary! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/06/24/302-who-will-be-the-next-prime-minister-of-the-united-kingdom-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - https://www.thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ VOCABULARY LIST Candidate (Noun): A person who is running for a political office.Conservative Party (Proper Noun): A major right-wing political party in the UK, also known as the Tories.Labour Party (Proper Noun): A major left-wing political party in the UK.Inflation (Noun): The rate at which the general level of prices for goods and services rises, causing purchasing power to fall.Brexit (Noun): The withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.Polling (Noun): The process of voting in an election or the process of conducting surveys to measure public opinion.Immigration (Noun): The action of coming to live permanently in a foreign country. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
301. UK General Election Explained! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
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301. UK General Election Explained! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Thinking in English Courses - https://thinkinginenglish.link/course-registration/ On July 4th, 2024, the UK will hold a general election to elect a new government, parliament, and Prime Minister. In this episode, I want to provide a detailed and thorough explanation and introduction to how elections work in the United Kingdom! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/06/17/301-uk-general-election-explained-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - https://www.thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ VOCABULARY LIST Prime Minister (noun): The head of government in a parliamentary system who is responsible for running the government.Parliament (noun): The supreme legislative body in a country, made up of elected representatives who make and pass laws.Election (noun): A formal process by which voters choose individuals to hold public office.Government (noun): The governing body of a nation, responsible for making and enforcing laws and policies.Vote (verb): To cast a ballot in an election.Constituency (noun): A geographical area represented by an elected official in a legislative body.Campaign (verb): To work actively to promote a candidate, cause, or policy. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
300. How to Think in English?? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Jun 10 2024
300. How to Think in English?? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - ⁠https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ After 300 main episodes of Thinking in English, it is finally time to talk about the problem of the thinking in different languages, including English! We’ll discuss the definition of thinking, talk about whether you need language to think, consider whether thinking in English (or any language) is possible for people without a “voice in their head”, and end with a discussion on how you can start thinking in English and whether you actually should! This has been one of the most requested topics of all time, so I hope you enjoy listening!! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/06/10/300-how-to-think-in-english-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ VOCABULARY LIST Conscious (Adjective): Aware of and responding to one's surroundings; awake.Neuroscientist (Noun): A scientist who studies the brain and nervous system.Stroke (Noun): A medical condition in which poor blood flow to the brain results in cell death.Visualise (Verb): Form a mental image of something; imagine.Inner monologue (Noun): The internal dialogue one has with oneself in one's mind.Polyglot (Noun): A person who knows and is able to use several languages. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
299. What are the Chagos Islands? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Jun 3 2024
299. What are the Chagos Islands? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Conversation Clubs - ⁠https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ You might not have heard about the Chagos Islands, but I think it is a story everyone should know. It is a story that involves colonialism, the construction of a secretive military base, and the entire population of the islands being forcibly removed from their homes and kicked out of their islands by the UK government. Hopefully you’ll learn something new today! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/06/03/299-what-are-the-chagos-islands-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ VOCABULARY LIST Archipelago (Noun): A group or chain of islands.Dependency (Noun): A territory controlled or governed by another country.Strategic (Adjective): Important or crucial for achieving a specific purpose.Indigenous (Adjective): Originating or occurring naturally in a particular place; native.To evict (Verb): To force someone to leave a property or land, typically by legal means.Sovereignty (Noun): The authority of a state to govern itself and make decisions within its territory.Resettlement (Noun): The process of moving people to a new place to live. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
298. Wealth and Inequality: Should Inheritance Be Abolished? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
May 27 2024
298. Wealth and Inequality: Should Inheritance Be Abolished? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Patreon Exclusive Vocabulary Resources - ⁠https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - ⁠https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ What is inheritance? Should inheritance be taxed? And if so, at what level? Today I want to talk about wealth, inequality, and whether or not we should change our system of inheritance in the future! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/05/27/298-wealth-and-inequality-should-inheritance-be-abolished-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ VOCABULARY LIST Inheritance (Noun): Property, money, or assets received from someone who has died.Progressive Tax (Noun): A tax system in which the rate of tax increases as income or inheritance increases.Wealth (Noun): The amount of valuable possessions or money owned by an individual, family, or society.Asset (Noun): A useful or valuable thing or person.Estate (Noun): All the money and property owned by a particular person, especially at death.Meritocracy (Noun): A system in which advancement or success is based on ability or achievement rather than on factors such as age, race, or class.Inequality (Noun): Difference in size, degree, circumstances, etc. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
297. What Have I Learned From Living Abroad? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
May 20 2024
297. What Have I Learned From Living Abroad? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Listen to Bonus Episodes - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Today I am going to talk about my experiences moving abroad, how it has changed my life, and some of the most important lessons I have learned over the past 8 years. Hopefully you will all find something useful or relatable in this episode! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/05/13/296-what-have-i-learned-from-living-abroad-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ VOCABULARY LIST Immigration (Noun): The act of moving to a foreign country for the purpose of residing there.Visa (Noun): An official authorization attached to a passport, permitting the holder to enter, leave, or stay in a foreign country for a period.Overwhelmed (Adjective): Feeling defeated or unable to cope.Bureaucratic (Adjective): Relating to the administration of governmental agencies characterized by excessive red tape and routine procedures.Language barrier (Noun): The difficulty that arises from differences in language between people who are trying to communicate with each other.Lonely (Adjective): Feeling sad and alone due to a lack of companionship or social interaction.Friendship (Noun): A close and supportive relationship between two or more people. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
296. What is Happening in Haiti? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
May 13 2024
296. What is Happening in Haiti? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Join the Conversation Club - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish Haiti is in the middle of another crisis. Gangs have taken over the capital city, another leader has resigned, and the future is uncertain. Today I’d like to take a look at the history of Haiti to see how the country has become one of the least stable and poorest in the world! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/05/13/296-what-is-happening-in-haiti-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ Vocabulary Gang (Noun): A group of people who associate closely, for social reasons, criminal activities, or other common interests.Intervention (Noun): The action or process of intervening in a situation, typically to alter or prevent an outcome.Enslave (Verb): To make someone a slave.Reparation (Noun): The making of amends for a wrong one has done, by paying money to or otherwise helping those who have been wronged.Instability (Noun): The state of being unstable; often characterized by unpredictable changes.Overthrow (Verb): To remove from power, especially a government or ruler.Devastation (Noun): Severe and widespread destruction or damage. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
295. Why Does Botswana Want to Send 20,000 Elephants to Germany? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
May 6 2024
295. Why Does Botswana Want to Send 20,000 Elephants to Germany? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Check Out SIMPLE ENGLISH NEWS DAILY - https://www.send7.org/contact Listen to SEND7 on Spotify! - https://open.spotify.com/show/4QctJjCUuHefLzeZWDoXqc?si=cfe7e74bcfc342e7 Botswana’s president made worldwide news headlines in April after he threatened to send 20,000 elephants to Germany. Why did he do this? What is the connection between elephants, hunting and conservation? Today’s episode of Thinking in English is going to touch on topics including hunting, endangered species, elephant conservation, and more! And we will learn some new vocabulary while testing your listening comprehension. TRANSCRIPT - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/05/06/294-why-does-botswana-want-to-send-20000-elephants-to-germany-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ VOCABULARY LIST Big Game (Noun Phrase): Large and exotic animals, typically hunted for sport or trophy collection.Trophy (Noun): An object, such as an animal's head or horns, kept as a symbol of a successful hunt.Hunt (Verb): The act of capturing or killing wild animals.Endangered (Adjective): at risk of extinction or disappearance from the wild.Conservation (Noun): the protection and preservation of natural resources and ecosystems.Cull (Verb): to selectively slaughter a portion of a wild animal population for management purposes.Overpopulation (Noun): the condition of having too many individuals of a species in a given area. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
294. IELTS, TOEFL, and Other English Exams: Guide to English Proficiency Tests (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Apr 29 2024
294. IELTS, TOEFL, and Other English Exams: Guide to English Proficiency Tests (English Vocabulary Lesson)
BOOK A THINKING IN ENGLISH COURSE - https://thinkinginenglish.link/courses/ USE CODE "THINK" FOR 10% OFF - https://thinkinginenglish.link/courses/ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test What is an English proficiency test? What is the difference between IELTS and TOEFL? What English Proficiency test should you take if you want to study abroad? Do you really need to take a test? Today, let’s answer these questions as I give you an in-depth guide to English proficiency tests! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/04/29/294-ielts-toefl-and-other-english-exams-guide-to-english-proficiency-tests-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ VOCABULARY LIST IELTS: International English Language Testing SystemTOEFL: Test of English as a Foreign LanguageCambridge English Tests: Suite of standardized English language proficiency exams developed by Cambridge Assessment EnglishTOEIC: Test of English for International CommunicationPTE: Pearson Test of EnglishOET: Occupational English TestDuolingo English Test: Online English proficiency test offered by DuolingoLanguageCert International ESOL: Suite of English language exams offered by LanguageCertIELTS Life Skills: Specific version of the IELTS test for visa and immigration purposesLanguageCert SELT: LanguageCert Secure English Language Test --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
293. History of Coffee! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Apr 22 2024
293. History of Coffee! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
What is coffee? Who was the first person to think of creating a drink from coffee beans? How did coffee spread from the forests of East Africa to almost every town on earth? And what is the future of the coffee industry? Let’s discuss these questions and more on today’s episode of Thinking in English! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/04/22/293-history-of-coffee-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ VOCABULARY LIST Brew (Verb): To prepare a beverage by extracting flavours from a substance through the use of hot water.Coffee Beans (Noun): The seeds of the coffee plant, often roasted and ground to make coffee.Roast (Verb): To heat coffee beans at a high temperature, typically in an oven or over an open flame, in order to enhance flavour and aroma.Aroma (Noun): A distinctive, usually pleasant smell, often associated with food or beverages.Consume (Verb): Eating food and drinking beverages.Spread (Verb): To extend something over an area or among a group of people, often referring to the distribution of information, products, or practices. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
292. What Does Bilingual Actually Mean? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Apr 15 2024
292. What Does Bilingual Actually Mean? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Join Patreon! - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish What does it mean to be bilingual? What are the different types of bilingualism? Is it possible for anyone to become bilingual or multilingual? And how can you become bilingual in English and your native language? Hopefully this episode will answer a few of these questions and introduce the concept of bilingualism to all of you! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/04/15/292-what-does-bilingual-actually-mean-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ Vocabulary List Bilingualism (Noun): The ability to use two languages well. Lingua franca (Noun): A common language used for communication between speakers of different native languages. Proficiency (Noun): Skill or expertise in a particular field or subject. Simultaneous (Adjective): Occurring, existing, or done at the same time. Dominant (Adjective): Having power or influence over others. Sequential (Adjective): Happening in a particular order or sequence. Balanced (Adjective): Having equal proportions of different elements. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
291. What is the Happiest Country in the World? (And Why is it Always Finland?) (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Apr 8 2024
291. What is the Happiest Country in the World? (And Why is it Always Finland?) (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Finland has been ranked as the happiest country in the world for the seventh time in a row. But why? What is happiness? And how is it measured? This episode of Thinking in English discusses the Cantril Ladder, why the World Happiness Report might not accurately test happiness, and why Finland keeps coming top of the rankings! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/04/08/291-what-is-the-happiest-country-in-the-world-and-why-is-it-always-finland-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ VOCABULARY LIST Cantril Ladder (Noun): A method used to measure life satisfaction and happiness by asking individuals to rate their lives on a scale from 0 to 10.Metaphor (Noun): A figure of speech in which a word or phrase is applied to an object or action to which it is not literally applicable.Ranking (Noun): The action of arranging items or individuals in a particular order based on specific criteria.Subjective (Adjective): Based on personal opinions, feelings, or experiences rather than objective facts.Wealth (Noun): Ownership of valuable possessions or resources, typically in the form of money or assets.Contentment (Noun): A state of satisfaction and ease with one's circumstances or situation.Well-being (Noun): The state of being comfortable, healthy, and happy. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
290. What is the Gig Economy? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Apr 1 2024
290. What is the Gig Economy? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Gig work, freelancers, independent contractors, and the gig economy. These are terms that are becoming increasingly relevant to the way we work in the 21st century. Today, I want to take a deeper look at the gig economy. We’ll define some key vocabulary, look at the history and development of the gig economy, discuss some criticisms and think about the future of work! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/04/01/290-what-is-the-gig-economy-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ Vocabulary Gig (Noun): A temporary job or task.Freelancer (Noun): An individual who works independently, providing services to multiple clients rather than being employed by a single company.Employment (Noun): The state of being employed, where the employee provides services in exchange for compensation.Benefits (Noun): Additional perks or advantages provided to employees beyond their regular salary, such as health insurance, retirement plans, or paid time off.Client (Noun): A person or organization that engages the services of another individual or company to perform a specific task or project.Contractor (Noun): A person hired to perform specific services under the terms of a contract, often operating independently or as part of a contracting firm.Flexibility (Noun): The ability to adapt or change easily according to varying circumstances or needs. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
289. How is TikTok Changing the English Language?: TikToklish and Algospeak Explained (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Mar 25 2024
289. How is TikTok Changing the English Language?: TikToklish and Algospeak Explained (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Download ELSA for free and get 7 days pro membership for free: https://bit.ly/ELSAxTHINKINGINENGLISH ⁠ ⁠Get up to 85% off of ELSA lifetime membership by going to elsaspeak.com/promocode and use my code THINK85⁠ TikTok is changing the way we speak and use English. It is contributing to the invention of new vocabulary. New ways of communicating and censoring words are seen across the platform. And a new accent or way of speaking is developing! Today, I want to take a deep look into TikTok and its influence on the English language! ⁠ Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/03/25/289-how-is-tiktok-changing-the-english-language-tiktoklish-and-algospeak-explained-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ Vocabulary Slang (Noun): Informal language used by a particular group, often characterized by unconventional words or phrases. Popularisation (Noun): The process of making something widely known or accepted. Viral (Adjective): Quickly and widely spread, especially through social media or the internet. Trend (Noun): A general direction in which something is developing or changing. Nuances (Noun): Subtle differences or shades of meaning. Sensitive (Adjective): Requiring careful handling or treatment; easily affected. Moderation (Noun): The act of keeping within reasonable limits or avoiding extremes. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
288. The End of Remote Work?: "Return to Office" Explained! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Mar 18 2024
288. The End of Remote Work?: "Return to Office" Explained! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Join the Conversation Club TODAY! - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠ ⁠PATREON - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠ During the pandemic, millions of employees began to do their job from home and work remotely. Four years later, remote work is still a feature of the workplace. But will this last? Is the end of remote work around the corner? Let’s discuss remote work and the “return to office” movement on today’s episode of Thinking in English! ⁠TRANSCRIPT - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/03/18/288-the-end-of-remote-work-return-to-office-explained-english-vocabulary-lesson/ ⁠ ⁠⁠ My Links⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - https://thinkinginenglish.blog⁠⁠ Vocabulary Remote (Adjective): Located far away; distant.Mandate (Noun): An official order or command issued by an authority.Hybrid (Adjective): Combining two different elements.White-Collar (Adjective): Relating to professional or office-based work, typically performed in a corporate setting.Blue-Collar (Adjective): Relating to manual or industrial work.Productivity (Noun): Measure of efficiency or outputFlexible (Adjective): Capable of being modified easily to suit changing circumstances or requirements. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
287. The History of Tea! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Mar 11 2024
287. The History of Tea! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Try Lingoda's Language SPRINT - https://try.lingoda.com/Thinking20 Use code - THINKING20 - for an exclusive discount! Tea is the second-most popular beverage in the world (behind water). How much do you know about the history of this delicious drink? Join me today for a discussion on the history of tea, from mysterious and mythical Chinese emperors to a Portuguese princess in London! At the same time, we’ll learn a lot of new and interesting words while testing your listening skills. Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/03/11/287-the-history-of-tea-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - https://thinkinginenglish.blog⁠⁠ Vocabulary Beverage (Noun): A drink, especially one other than water; a liquid for drinking.Steep (Verb): To soak in a liquid, typically water, to extract flavours or to soften.Infuse (Verb): To introduce flavours or qualities into a liquid by soaking or steeping.Medicinal (Adjective): Having properties or qualities that are beneficial for health.Dynasty (Noun): A series of rulers from the same family.Blend (Noun): A mixture of different elements or substances.Oxidation (Noun): The chemical reaction that occurs when a substance reacts with oxygen, often causing a change in colour. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
286. Who is Responsible for the Most Deaths in History?: The Story of Thomas Midgely Jr! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Mar 4 2024
286. Who is Responsible for the Most Deaths in History?: The Story of Thomas Midgely Jr! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Join the Conversation Club TODAY! - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish PATREON - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish Today I want to tell you the story of Thomas Midgely Jr. He was a scientist, engineer, and incredibly successful inventor. His creations revolutionised transportation and made refrigerators and air conditioners possible. Unfortunately, his inventions were also incredibly harmful. They caused millions of deaths and perhaps harmed the world more than any other human creations. Let’s discuss why and how he is accidentally responsible for the most deaths in human history! TRANSCRIPT - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/03/04/286-who-is-responsible-for-the-most-deaths-in-history-the-story-of-thomas-midgely-jr-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - https://thinkinginenglish.blog⁠⁠ Vocabulary Lead (Noun): A heavy metal element (Pb)Gasoline (Noun): A volatile, flammable liquid used as fuel in engines.Consequence (Noun): The result or effect of an action, decision, or condition.Refrigeration (Noun): The process of cooling or preserving food, goods, or spaces using artificial means.Engine Knock (Noun): The metallic knocking sound in an internal combustion engine caused by premature ignition of fuel.CFCs (Abbreviation, Noun): Chlorofluorocarbons, a group of compounds containing carbon, chlorine, and fluorine, once used as refrigerants and propellants.Atmosphere (Noun): The envelope of gases surrounding a planet, particularly Earth, held in place by gravity. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
285. Are Electric Cars Environmentally Friendly? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Feb 26 2024
285. Are Electric Cars Environmentally Friendly? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Check Out Simple English News Daily - https://www.send7.org/ Listen to SEND7 on Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/4QctJjCUuHefLzeZWDoXqc?si=5b708c937f0b4802 Are electric cars actually environmentally friendly? Are they a good option for people who want to reduce their carbon footprints? What is the most environmentally friendly form of transport? Are electric cars the future? Let’s discuss these questions on today’s episode of Thinking in English! TRANSCRIPT - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/02/26/285-are-electric-cars-environmentally-friendly-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠⁠ Vocabulary Emissions (noun): Release of gases into the air, often contributing to air pollution.Hybrid car (noun): Vehicles that combine an internal combustion engine with an electric propulsion system.Renewable (adjective): Relating to energy derived from resources that are naturally replenished, such as sunlight, wind, or rain.Fossil fuel (noun): Energy resources, such as coal, oil, and natural gas, formed from the remains of ancient plants and animals.Carbon footprint (noun): The total amount of greenhouse gases, especially carbon dioxide, that an individual, organization, or product is responsible for.Public transport (noun): Shared transportation services, such as buses, trains, and trams, available for use by the general public.Environmentally friendly (adjective): Practices, products, or behaviours that have minimal negative impact on the environment. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
284. What is Language Anxiety? And How to Overcome Anxiety While Using English? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Feb 19 2024
284. What is Language Anxiety? And How to Overcome Anxiety While Using English? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
BOOK A 6 WEEK COURSE TODAY - https://thinkinginenglish.link/courses/ USE CODE "THINK" FOR 10% OFF - https://thinkinginenglish.link/courses/ TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Language anxiety is a problem that many English learners and non-native English speakers face every day! Today, I want to talk in depth about language anxiety. We’ll discuss the causes and consequences of anxiety while using a foreign language, and I’ll give you a few different tips and strategies on how to improve your confidence and reduce your anxiety while speaking in English! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/02/19/284-what-is-language-anxiety-and-how-to-overcome-anxiety-while-using-english-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠⁠ Vocabulary Anxiety (Noun): A feeling of unease, nervousness, or worry.Fear (Noun): An unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat.Stress (Noun): Mental or emotional strain resulting from challenging situations, circumstances, or pressures.Predisposition (Noun): A tendency or inclination to a particular condition, behaviour, or outcome.Apprehension (Noun): Anxiety or fear that something bad or unpleasant will happen.Evaluation (Noun): The act of assessing or judging the quality, value, or performance of someone or something.Self-Awareness (Noun): Conscious knowledge of one's own character, feelings, motives, and desires. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
283. Who Were the Anglo-Saxons? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Feb 12 2024
283. Who Were the Anglo-Saxons? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Today, I want to introduce a piece of British history. We’ll look at the Anglo-Saxons and discuss the myths and reality behind this group of people. From the Roman Empire and Saxon tribes migrating from mainland Europe, to kingdoms, Viking raids, and a king shot in the eye with an arrow, this is the story of the Anglo-Saxons. Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/02/12/283-who-were-the-anglo-saxons-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠⁠ Vocabulary Anglo-Saxon (noun): A member of the Germanic tribes that settled in England from the 5th century ADInvade (verb): To enter a place with the intention of taking control, often by force.Monasteries (noun): Religious communities where monks live.Descendants (noun): People who are the children, or later generations of a particular ancestor or group.Settlement (noun): The act or process of establishing a community or group of people in a new location.Raid (noun/verb): A sudden and swift attack, often carried out for the purpose of seizing goods or causing damage.Tribe (noun): A social group consisting of families or communities sharing common ancestry, language, and customs. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support