English for Life in the UK – Episode 3

A brief history of the British Empire from the age of exploration through to the end of empire and the legacy of the empire today. Download Transcript Transcript English for Life in the UK. Episode Three: The British Empire (Music) Welcome to Episode 3 of English for Life in the UK. Hello, my name’s Mark. English for Life in the UK is a Podcast produced for intermediate level learners of English. It’s produced by a group of volunteer teachers from the St Augustine’s Centre in Halifax, Yorkshire. It is intended mainly by students who attend our course in the [...]

2020-09-17T13:15:39+01:0030th November, 2019|Podcasts|

English For Life in the UK – Episode 2

In the episode we cover some key events from this period including the Magna Carta, the Black Death and the Peasants Revolt. We also look at how the English language has developed from other languages including Norman French. Download Transcript Transcript English For Life in the UK Episode Two: Medieval Britain Welcome to Episode 2 of English For Life in the UK. English for Life in the UK is a podcast intended for intermediate level learners of English. It is produced by a group of volunteer teachers from the St Augustine's centre in Halifax, Yorkshire, and is intended [...]

2020-09-17T13:17:12+01:0022nd November, 2019|Podcasts|

English for Life in the UK – Episode 1

An introduction to this podcast and a summary of our first session on the history of migration into the U.K. Download Transcript Transcript English for Life in the UK. Episode One: The History of Migration. Hello my name’s Mark. I am a volunteer at the St Augustine's Centre in Halifax. Welcome to the podcast ‘English for life in the UK’. I will be joined on this podcast by Christine and John. Together we teach a course called ‘English for Life in the UK’. The St Augustine's Centre is a charity which supports those people in greatest need [...]

2020-09-17T13:21:10+01:0014th November, 2019|Podcasts|