RoPeCast

by Dr Roger Charlton & Dr Peter Tischer · · · · 4 subscribers

Are you an advanced learner of English? These podcasts from Saarland University offer challenging listening opportunities and fascinating topics to do with the English language and culture. Get your new enhanced five-minute episode once every two weeks.

39. Baby poetry June 30, 2010
Not interested in poetry? Well, you used to be! As a baby, you couldn’t get enough of those rhymes. That’s no surprise, some of those lullabies, fingerplays and kneebouncers are all artforms in their own right. Bet you still know a few in your mother tongue but what about English ...
39\. Baby poetry June 30, 2010
Not interested in poetry? Well, you used to be! As a baby, you couldn’t get enough of those rhymes. That’s no surprise, some of those lullabies, fingerplays and kneebouncers are all artforms in their own right. Bet you still know a few in your mother tongue but what about English ...
39\. Baby poetry June 30, 2010
Not interested in poetry? Well, you used to be! As a baby, you couldn’t get enough of those rhymes. That’s no surprise, some of those lullabies, fingerplays and kneebouncers are all artforms in their own right. Bet you still know a few in your mother tongue but what about English ...
RoPeCast has been all about speaking ever since it saw the light of day about 2 two years ago. Two-year-old children are different, of course, which is why mothers use baby talk to communicate with their toddlers instead of complicated Standard English. Now that our podcast has reached the toddler ...
RoPeCast has been all about speaking ever since it saw the light of day about 2 two years ago. Two-year-old children are different, of course, which is why mothers use baby talk to communicate with their toddlers instead of complicated Standard English. Now that our podcast has reached the toddler ...
RoPeCast has been all about speaking ever since it saw the light of day about 2 two years ago. Two-year-old children are different, of course, which is why mothers use baby talk to communicate with their toddlers instead of complicated Standard English. Now that our podcast has reached the toddler ...
37. Feasting on Words April 18, 2010
Did you know that you can learn a lot about history from food? You can actually learn about aspects of British culture by tracing back when food names came into the English language. How? Find out in this episode of RoPeCast – as long as it’s hot.
37\. Feasting on Words April 17, 2010
Did you know that you can learn a lot about history from food? You can actually learn about aspects of British culture by tracing back when food names came into the English language. How? Find out in this episode of RoPeCast – as long as it’s hot. ['Why Nothing Rhymes ...
37\. Feasting on Words April 17, 2010
Did you know that you can learn a lot about history from food? You can actually learn about aspects of British culture by tracing back when food names came into the English language. How? Find out in this episode of RoPeCast – as long as it’s hot. ['Why Nothing Rhymes ...
Etymology Quiz April 4, 2010
Happy Easter! Try out our new word quiz by clicking this link: Start the quiz! Listen to the audio here:
Etymology Quiz April 4, 2010
Happy Easter! Try out our new word quiz by clicking this link: [![](./userdata/images/ring.png) Start the quiz! ![](./userdata/images/ring.png)](http://notenough.scienceontheweb.net/etymology- quiz.html)
Etymology Quiz April 4, 2010
Happy Easter! Try out our new word quiz by clicking this link: [![](./userdata/images/ring.png) Start the quiz! ![](./userdata/images/ring.png)](http://notenough.scienceontheweb.net/etymology- quiz.html)
Sometimes life is good to you and sometimes things just keep going downhill. This does not only happen to people, words too can go from rags to riches – or fall from grace. This RoPeCast traces back the career paths of some not so succesful words but also introduce you ...
Sometimes life is good to you and sometimes things just keep going downhill. This does not only happen to people, words too can go from rags to riches – or fall from grace. This RoPeCast traces back the career paths of some not so succesful words but also introduce you ...
Sometimes life is good to you and sometimes things just keep going downhill. This does not only happen to people, words too can go from rags to riches – or fall from grace. This RoPeCast traces back the career paths of some not so succesful words but also introduce you ...
Do you know where the word “pyjamas” comes from? This RoPeCast will take you on a linguistic trip around the globe to find out! Fasten your seatbelts, lean back and we’re ready for take off.
Do you know where the word “pyjamas” comes from? This RoPeCast will take you on a linguistic trip around the globe to find out! Fasten your seatbelts, lean back and we’re ready for take off.
Do you know where the word “pyjamas” comes from? This RoPeCast will take you on a linguistic trip around the globe to find out! Fasten your seatbelts, lean back and we’re ready for take off.
... that is the question (with apologies to Shakespeare). When to shake hands, to kiss on the cheek, to speak to a stranger – this podcast suggests some dos and don’ts for visitors to Britain.
... that is the question (with apologies to Shakespeare). When to shake hands, to kiss on the cheek, to speak to a stranger – this podcast suggests some dos and don’ts for visitors to Britain. [Watching the English: The Hidden Rules of English Behaviour](https://books.google.de/books?id=-kDPgxYU-s0C&dq=watching+the+english+kate+fox&ei=R1t5S4O4OouqNo2Q3aQE&hl=de&cd=1&redir_esc=y) A bestseller in the UK, Watching ...