English Learning for Curious Minds

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Are you looking for a more interesting way to learn English? English Learning for Curious Minds is where you can learn English from native speakers while learning fascinating things about the world. Every episode comes with a transcript & key vocabulary and is spoken at a speed you can understand. Join listeners from 189 countries and discover the most interesting way to improve your English while expanding your mind. Find the bonus episodes, transcripts, key vocabulary, and learning materials at www.leonardoenglish.com read less

#336 | “The British Disease” | A Short History of Football Hooliganism in the UK
26-01-2023
#336 | “The British Disease” | A Short History of Football Hooliganism in the UK
British football fans have a well-deserved bad reputation for hooliganism and violence.  In this episode, we explore where this comes from, why British football stadiums have historically been violent places, and why things have started to change.  A scene at a football riotThe British claim to have invented football12th-century versions of “football”When the king banned footballThe term “kick off”Early hooliganism with Preston North End supportersWhy do football fans fight each other?Glasgow: Rangers vs. CelticThe post-war growth of hooliganismOrganised hooliganism in the 1970sThe names of the most famous football hooligan groupsThe British Disease spreads to EuropeThe birth of the “football casual”Hooliganism & the National FrontThe Heysel & Hillsborough disastersCrackdown on football hooliganismFootball hooliganism today Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/british-football-hooliganism ---You might like:🔓 Unlock bonus episodes, transcripts & vocabulary🧑‍💼 Demystifying Business English Course📹 A look inside Leonardo English membership⚡️  How To Use Podcasts Like A Boss To Learn English 🧑‍🏫 FREE 30-minute private English lesson📧 Join the weekly newsletter✍️ Free English Grammar Checker---Keywords: Learn English, idioms, aprende inglés, idiomas, aprender inglês, apprendre l'anglais, imparare l’inglese, ingilizce öğren,英語を習う, تعلم الإنجليزية
#304 | The Life of Donald Trump
06-10-2022
#304 | The Life of Donald Trump
He was the 45th President of the USA and the most controversial in recent history.In this episode, we look at the life of Donald J. Trump and examine how he went from real estate developer to the leader of the free world.The early life of Donald TrumpHis paternal and maternal influencesAccusations of racism against Fred TrumpAvoiding getting drafted in the Vietnam War ("bone spurs")Getting into business with The Trump OrganizationEarly business controversiesGoing upmarket and entering the casino businessA small loan of 1 million dollarsDeveloping the family business and becoming a (self-reported) billionaireBusiness problems in the 1990sBecoming a TV celebrity after "The Apprentice"Donald Trump's business failures & controversiesTrump's political alliances over the yearsHis path to The White HouseA return to politics?Full transcript, subtitles and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/donald-trump ---You might like:🔓 Unlock bonus episodes, transcripts & vocabulary🧑‍💼 Demystifying Business English Course📹 A look inside Leonardo English membership⚡️  How To Use Podcasts Like A Boss To Learn English 🧑‍🏫 FREE 30-minute private English lesson📧 Join the weekly newsletter✍️ Free English Grammar Checker---Keywords: Learn English, idioms, aprende inglés, idiomas, aprender inglês, apprendre l'anglais, imparare l’inglese, ingilizce öğren,英語を習う, تعلم الإنجليزية