Sunday, 1 February 2009

Podcast 18 {Quote~Fact~Fun} - 'Never Excuse Yourself'

Listen to the Mega Minute Podcast, read the text, and try to understand as much as possible. Don't worry if you don't understand everything - just listening to real English is a FANTASTIC way to improve..!

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Podcast Script:
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Hello, and welcome to the...
Hotch Potch English ~ Mega Minute Podcast No.18!

Today's Quote

(from Henry Ward Beecher)

"Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself."

Today's Amazing Facts

In 1386, a pig in France was executed by public hanging for the murder of a child!

A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off!

Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!

Today's Fun

Q) What are prehistoric monsters called when they sleep?
A) Dinosnores!

Q) What is the fruitiest lesson?
A) History, because it's full of dates!

That's all for today!

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Podcast 18 {Quote~Fact~Fun} ~ "Never Excuse Yourself"
Created & written by Sab Will
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