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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292. What Does Bilingual Actually Mean? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
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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)
08-04-2024
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)
01-04-2024
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)
25-03-2024
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)
18-03-2024
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)
11-03-2024
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)
04-03-2024
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)
26-02-2024
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)
19-02-2024
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)
12-02-2024
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
282. Should Vaping be Banned? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
05-02-2024
282. Should Vaping be Banned? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ The United Kingdom has announced plans to ban certain types of e-cigarette and restrict the sale of other vaping products. Let's discuss some of the key terms surrounding "vapes", look at why the UK is banning these products, and examine the debate around vapes in more detail! 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 Disposable (adjective): Designed to be thrown away after use.E-cigarettes (noun): Electronic devices that heat a liquid to produce vapour, typically containing nicotine, offering an alternative to traditional smoking.Inhale/Exhale (verbs): To breathe in and out, respectively.Vapour (noun): A substance in the air, usually a liquid.Combustion (noun): The process of burning.Addictive (adjective): Causing a strong dependence on a substance, typically a drug like nicotine.Regulation (noun): The process of controlling and managing an activity through rules and laws. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
281. What is a Blue Zone? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
29-01-2024
281. What is a Blue Zone? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Where is the healthiest place on earth? Where do people live the longest lives? And what is a blue zone? Let’s discuss these questions on today’s episode! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/01/29/281-what-is-a-blue-zone-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 Lifestyle (noun): The way in which a person lives, including habits, behaviours, and daily activities. Longevity (noun): The state of having a long duration of life. Lifespan (noun): The length of time a person lives. Moderation (noun): Consuming things in appropriate amounts, avoiding excess. Well-Being (noun): The state of being comfortable, healthy, or happy. Diet (noun): The kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats. Calorie (noun): A unit of measurement for energy, often used to quantify the energy content of food and beverages. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
280. Should Donald Trump Be Allowed to Run For President Again? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
22-01-2024
280. Should Donald Trump Be Allowed to Run For President Again? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
English Learning for Curious Minds - https://link.chtbl.com/MD7DXINT Donald Trump is the frontrunner to be the Republican candidate in this year’s US presidential election. But… should he be allowed to run for president? In a few weeks the US Supreme Court will answer this very question. Let’s talk about this situation in today’s episode! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/01/22/280-should-donald-trump-be-allowed-to-run-for-president-again-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 Election (noun): The formal process of choosing a person for a public office or position, typically through voting.Frontrunner (noun): The leading candidate or contestant in a competition or election.Fraud (noun): Wrongful or criminal deception intended to result in financial or personal gain.Insurrection (noun): A violent uprising or rebellion against a government or authority.To run (verb): To compete as a candidate in an election; to seek or be nominated for a political office.Legal Case (noun): A dispute or issue brought before a court for resolution; a matter to be decided by law.Campaign (noun): A series of organized activities, events, or efforts with a particular purpose, especially a political or social cause. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
279. Indian Mutiny, the Cat-O’-Nine-Tails, and Mercury Poisoning: The Surprising Origins of English Idioms! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
15-01-2024
279. Indian Mutiny, the Cat-O’-Nine-Tails, and Mercury Poisoning: The Surprising Origins of English Idioms! (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 What do the 1857 Indian Mutiny, a brutal punishment feared by sailors, and mercury poisoning all have in common? All of these things lie behind three common idioms. Today, let’s take a deeper look at these idioms while exploring their surprising etymologies! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/01/15/279-indian-mutiny-the-cat-o-nine-tails-and-mercury-poisoning-the-surprising-origins-of-english-idioms-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 Bite the Bullet (idiom): To endure a painful or difficult situation with courage and fortitude, often accepting the inevitable.Cat Got Your Tongue (idiom): A phrase used to inquire why someone is unusually quiet or not speaking.Mad as a Hatter (idiom): Completely crazy or insane, often used to describe someone with eccentric behavior. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
278. The History of Fish and Chips! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
08-01-2024
278. The History of Fish and Chips! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Fish and chips is the most iconic, and one of the most popular, dishes from the United Kingdom. Today, let me give you a detailed explanation of the origins, history, and variations of this classic meal! ⁠Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/01/08/278-the-history-of-fish-and-chips-english-vocabulary-lesson/ My Links ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠TEST YOUR ENGLISH LEVEL - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/⁠⁠⁠⁠ Lingoda Language Sprint - ⁠⁠https://try.lingoda.com/English2024⁠⁠ ⁠⁠Use my code - ENGLISH2024 - to save $25!⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast - https://www.patreon.com/collection/10513⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ENGLISH CLASSES - https://thinkinginenglish.link/ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠⁠⁠⁠ Vocabulary List Takeaways (Noun): Establishments where prepared food is sold to be eaten somewhere else.Fillet (Noun): A boneless cut or slice of meat or fish.Texture (Noun): The feel or consistency of a surface or substance.Batter (Noun/Verb): A mixture of eggs, flour, and liquid used to coat food before frying; the process of coating food with such a mixture.National Dish (Noun): A traditional or iconic dish that is considered representative of a particular country.Iconic (Adjective): Widely recognized and regarded as a symbol of a particular time, place, or culture.Chain Restaurants (Noun): A series of connected restaurants under the same brand or ownership. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
277. How to Form Great Study Habits! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
01-01-2024
277. How to Form Great Study Habits! (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Lingoda Language Sprint - https://try.lingoda.com/English2024 Use my code - ENGLISH2024 - to save $25! In 2024, I want you all to form great study habits. I want you all to achieve your goals (whether it is English learning or something else). And I think the best way to do this is by learning how to form excellent habits and how to break bad habits. So, let’s discuss this in detail today! Transcript - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2024/01/01/277-how-to-form-great-study-habits-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 ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ENGLISH CLASSES - https://thinkinginenglish.link/ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠⁠⁠ Vocabulary List Habit (noun): A settled, regular, and automatic behaviour, especially one that is hard to give up.Motivation (noun): The reasons one has for acting or behaving in a particular way.Unconscious (adjective): Operating or occurring without awareness.Intentional (adjective): Done with purpose or intention; not accidental.Behaviour (noun): The observable actions and responses exhibited by an individual.Cue (noun): A signal or prompt that induces someone to take a particular action.Consistent (adjective): Acting or done in the same way over time. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
276. What is a Traditional British Christmas? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
25-12-2023
276. What is a Traditional British Christmas? (English Vocabulary Lesson)
Thinking in English Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish ⁠⁠⁠ Happy Christmas to all the Thinking in English listeners out there! In this Christmas special episode, I am going to introduce you to a traditional British Christmas. Hope you enjoy listening! ⁠TRANSCRIPT - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2023/12/25/276-what-is-a-traditional-british-christmas-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 ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ENGLISH CLASSES - https://thinkinginenglish.link/ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠⁠ Vocabulary List Festive (adjective):Related to a celebration or festival.Carols (noun):Festive songs, often associated with Christmas.Stockings (noun): Long socks traditionally hung by the fireplace for small gifts.Boxing Day(noun): The day after Christmas in the UK.Public holiday (noun): A day on which most businesses and schools are closed.Advent (noun): The period of four weeks before Christmas. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
275. Are Professional Sports Stars Paid Too Much?: Shohei Ohtani’s $700 million Contact! (English Vocabulary Lesson )
18-12-2023
275. Are Professional Sports Stars Paid Too Much?: Shohei Ohtani’s $700 million Contact! (English Vocabulary Lesson )
TiE English Placement Test! - https://thinkinginenglish.link/placement-level-test/ Thinking in English Patreon (Join in December - Prices will increase next year) - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish ⁠⁠⁠ Shohei Ohtani, the Japanese baseball star, is signing a $700 million 10 year contract… is this too much? Are professional sports stars paid too much? Let’s discuss this on today’s episode of Thinking in English! ⁠TRANSCRIPT - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2023/12/18/275-are-professional-sports-stars-paid-too-much-shohei-ohtanis-700-million-contact/ 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 ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ENGLISH CLASSES - https://thinkinginenglish.link/ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠⁠ Vocabulary List Contract (Noun): A formal agreement between two parties, specifying terms, conditions, and obligations.Endorsements (Noun): Public support or approval, especially by a famous person or celebrity, often for products or services.Two-way Player (Noun): A player in sports, like baseball, who excels in both offensive (batting) and defensive (pitching) skills.Valuable (Adjective): Having considerable monetary worth or importance.Pitching (Noun): Throwing the ball in baseball with the aim of getting the batter out.Supply and Demand (Phrase): The fundamental economic principle determining the price of goods and services.Salary (Noun): Fixed regular payments made by an employer to an employee. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
274. What is an Anarcho-Capitalist?: The Election of Javier Milei in Argentina! (English Vocabulary Lesson )
11-12-2023
274. What is an Anarcho-Capitalist?: The Election of Javier Milei in Argentina! (English Vocabulary Lesson )
Thinking in English Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/thinkinginenglish ⁠⁠ Argentina has elected Javier Milei as their new President. Milei has described himself as a libertarian and anarcho-capitalist… but what does this mean? What is an anarcho-capitalist?Let’s discuss this on today’s episode of Thinking in English! TRANSCRIPT - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2023/12/11/274-what-is-an-anarcho-capitalist-the-election-of-javier-milei-in-argentina-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 ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ENGLISH CLASSES - https://thinkinginenglish.link/ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠ ⁠⁠⁠⁠⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ Vocabulary List Libertarian (Noun): A person who advocates for individual freedom, limited government, and the free-market .Anarcho-capitalism (Noun): A political ideology and economic theory supporting the elimination of the state, emphasizing voluntary interactions, private property, and free-market capitalism.Nickname (Noun): Informal names given to someone, often reflecting their characteristics.Anarchist (Noun): A person who advocates for a society without government or central authority.Free market (Noun): An economic system where prices and wages are determined by unrestricted competition and supply and demand.Limited government (Noun): A political philosophy advocating for minimal government intervention in personal and economic affairs.Private property (Noun): Ownership of assets and resources by individuals or private organisations. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support
273. How Many English Words Did William Shakespeare Invent? (English Vocabulary Lesson )
03-12-2023
273. How Many English Words Did William Shakespeare Invent? (English Vocabulary Lesson )
Sign up to the LINGODA LANGUAGE SPRINT - https://try.lingoda.com/ThinkingPodcast Use the Code THINKINGPOD for $25 off - https://try.lingoda.com/ThinkingPodcast Who was William Shakespeare? Why is he so famous? And did he really invent 1700 English words and phrases?Let’s discuss this on today’s episode of Thinking in English! TRANSCRIPT - https://thinkinginenglish.blog/2023/12/04/273-how-many-english-words-did-william-shakespeare-invent-english-vocabulary-lesson/⁠ ------ My Links ⁠Thinking in English Bonus Podcast.... NOW ON SPOTIFY! - https://open.spotify.com/show/6gSPOxNCijMq2hTJW8tyx4?si=5b10f65bfcaf4971⁠ ⁠ENGLISH CLASSES - https://thinkinginenglish.link/ ⁠ ⁠NEW YOUTUBE Channel!!! - https://www.youtube.com/@thinkinginenglishpodcast ⁠ ⁠INSTAGRAM - thinkinginenglishpodcast (https://www.instagram.com/thinkinginenglishpodcast/)  ⁠ ⁠Blog - thinkinginenglish.blog⁠ ------  Vocabulary Classics (noun): Works of literature that are considered of the highest quality and lasting significance.Iconic (adjective): Widely recognized and admired, representing a symbol or characteristic.Playwright (noun): A person who writes plays.Feud (noun): A prolonged and bitter quarrel or dispute.Popularized (verb): Made widely known and accepted.Works (noun): Literary creations or compositions, such as plays and poems.Sonnet (noun): A specific form of poem that typically consists of 14 lines.Giant (noun): Used metaphorically to signify immense influence and significance in the world. --- Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/thinking-english/support