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.

... 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 ...
... 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 ...
Does the way you pronounce English get you what you want? If you ask for crabmeat, does the waiter bring crabmeat? Or does her bring you rubbish? Ve haff vays of improving your English!
Does the way you pronounce English get you what you want? If you ask for crabmeat, does the waiter bring crabmeat? Or does he bring you rubbish? Ve haff vays of improving your English! [Merriam Webster Online Dictionary](http://www.merriam-webster.com/) At Merriam Webster's you can listen to the pronunciation of every word ...
Does the way you pronounce English get you what you want? If you ask for crabmeat, does the waiter bring crabmeat? Or does he bring you rubbish? Ve haff vays of improving your English! [Merriam Webster Online Dictionary](http://www.merriam-webster.com/) At Merriam Webster's you can listen to the pronunciation of every word ...
32. The 60:40 Problem Jan. 22, 2010
Obama has not completely lost it, but losing just one senate seat may make all the difference for the new health-care bill. Because now, Republicans can stop the law by just discussing it endlessly. This RoPecast only needs 5 minutes to explain why the length of a speech can be ...
32\. The 60:40 Problem Jan. 21, 2010
Obama has not completely lost it, but losing just one senate seat may make all the difference for the new health-care bill. Because now, Republicans can stop the law by just discussing it endlessly. This RoPecast only needs 5 minutes to explain why the length of a speech can be ...
32\. The 60:40 Problem Jan. 21, 2010
Obama has not completely lost it, but losing just one senate seat may make all the difference for the new health-care bill. Because now, Republicans can stop the law by just discussing it endlessly. This RoPecast only needs 5 minutes to explain why the length of a speech can be ...
31. Word Shopping Dec. 23, 2009
Dictionaries are nice – but sometimes you just can’t find what you’re looking for in any of them. This is especially true for quite a lot of everyday items for which you may not even know a word in your own mother tongue. Don’t despair! Let us invite you to ...
31\. Word Shopping Dec. 22, 2009
Dictionaries are nice – but sometimes you just can’t find what you’re looking for in any of them. This is especially true for quite a lot of everyday items for which you may not even know a word in your own mother tongue. Don’t despair! Let us invite you to ...
31\. Word Shopping Dec. 22, 2009
Dictionaries are nice – but sometimes you just can’t find what you’re looking for in any of them. This is especially true for quite a lot of everyday items for which you may not even know a word in your own mother tongue. Don’t despair! Let us invite you to ...
Let’s go back to Harvard College, USA, to hear how an amusing anecdote can be used to explain a relatively difficult concept. In the process, we learn how a computer program “accidentally” passed the Turing Test. You don’t know what the Turing Test is? Just listen to our RoPeCast.
Let’s go back to Harvard College, USA, to hear how an amusing anecdote can be used to explain a relatively difficult concept. In the process, we learn how a computer program “accidentally” passed the Turing Test. You don’t know what the Turing Test is? Just listen to our RoPeCast. [Eliza ...
Let’s go back to Harvard College, USA, to hear how an amusing anecdote can be used to explain a relatively difficult concept. In the process, we learn how a computer program “accidentally” passed the Turing Test. You don’t know what the Turing Test is? Just listen to our RoPeCast. [Eliza ...
Our podcast takes the usual lighthearted look at a serious topic – and finds that Harvard College lectures can be funny as well as informative.
Our podcast takes the usual lighthearted look at a serious topic – and finds that Harvard College lectures can be funny as well as informative. [Offical Website of CS50](https://cs50.harvard.edu/) Introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming. This course teaches students how to think algorithmically ...
Our podcast takes the usual lighthearted look at a serious topic – and finds that Harvard College lectures can be funny as well as informative. [Offical Website of CS50](https://cs50.harvard.edu/) Introduction to the intellectual enterprises of computer science and the art of programming. This course teaches students how to think algorithmically ...
Are you familiar with the terms Congress, Senate and House? Who can veto legislation? Can a veto be overturned? And what is meant by “checks and balances”? This RoPeCast gives you some answers.
Are you familiar with the terms Congress, Senate and House? Who can veto legislation? Can a veto be overturned? And what is meant by “checks and balances”? This RoPeCast gives you some answers. [US Congress at Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Congress) Learn more about Congress at Wikipedia. [house.gov](http://www.house.gov/) Official website of the House of ...
Are you familiar with the terms Congress, Senate and House? Who can veto legislation? Can a veto be overturned? And what is meant by “checks and balances”? This RoPeCast gives you some answers. [US Congress at Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Congress) Learn more about Congress at Wikipedia. [house.gov](http://www.house.gov/) Official website of the House of ...