Thursday, 26 February 2009

Podcast 25 {Quote~Fact~Fun} - 'Learn Much'

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Hotch Potch English - The Mega-Minute Podcast - No.25

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..!

Practise as you listen:

do a dictation: write down everything & check below
listen and repeat: speak until your English accent is perfect!
learn by heart: remember everything and impress your friends!

Podcast Script:
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Hello, and welcome to the...
Hotch Potch English~ Mega Minute Podcast No.25

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Today's Quote
(from Mark Twain)

" When I was a boy of fourteen, my father was so ignorant I could hardly stand to have the old man around.

But when I got to be twenty-one, I was astonished at how much he'd learnt in seven years."

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Today's Amazing Facts

A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!

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Today's Fun

Dude 1) How do you kill an elephant?
Dude 1) Errr...
Dude 1) With an elephant gun.

Dude 1) How do you kill a blue elephant?
Dude 2) With an elephant gun?
Dude 1) With a BLUE elephant gun.

Dude 1) How do you kill a red elephant?
Dude 2) Uhh, with a red elephant gun?
Dude 1) No, you choke it until it's blue and then you shoot it with a blue elephant gun.

Dude 1) How do you kill a purple elephant?
Dude 2) You choke it until it's blue and then you shoot it with a blue elephant gun.
Dude 1) Oh my god! There is no such thing as a purple elephant...

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That's all for today!

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Podcast 25 {Quote~Fact~Fun} ~ "Learn Much"
Created & written by Sab Will
Copyright 2009 Sab Will / Hotch Potch English
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