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.

The problem with getting a seat in Westminster is, well, getting a seat. In more than one way, it can become pretty hard to become a respected Member of the British Parliament. Even if you are elected, people may just not notice you… [The British Parliament at Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parliament_of_the_United_Kingdom) Find out ...
The problem with getting a seat in Westminster is, well, getting a seat. In more than one way, it can become pretty hard to become a respected Member of the British Parliament. Even if you are elected, people may just not notice you… [The British Parliament at Wikipedia](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parliament_of_the_United_Kingdom) Find out ...
If you think that German voting laws are complicated, take a look at the American System. American voters have to register before voting, are invited to lengthy primaries and in the end don’t even get to vote directly for their President. After this Podcast, the German “overhang seats” (Überhangmandate) will ...
If you think that German voting laws are complicated, take a look at the American System. American voters have to register before voting, are invited to lengthy primaries and in the end don’t even get to vote directly for their President. After this Podcast, the German “overhang seats” (Überhangmandate) will ...
If you think that German voting laws are complicated, take a look at the American System. American voters have to register before voting, are invited to lengthy primaries and in the end don’t even get to vote directly for their President. After this Podcast, the German “overhang seats” (Überhangmandate) will ...
25. Dictionary update Sept. 21, 2009
Are you already thinking about Christmas gifts? And you have already bought the new video iPod? Well, maybe you want Santa to bring you a new dictionary. We have a new one that you could put on your list. And if you don’t like the one we present in this ...
25\. Dictionary update Sept. 21, 2009
Are you already thinking about Christmas gifts? And you have already bought the new video iPod? Well, maybe you want Santa to bring you a new dictionary. We have a new one that you could put on your list. And if you don’t like the one we present in this ...
25\. Dictionary update Sept. 21, 2009
Are you already thinking about Christmas gifts? And you have already bought the new video iPod? Well, maybe you want Santa to bring you a new dictionary. We have a new one that you could put on your list. And if you don’t like the one we present in this ...
24. Quotations Reloaded Sept. 14, 2009
A popular saying goes “things are not what they seem”. This also holds true for a number of quotations. Some really famous ones were probably never said, others are attributed to the wrong person. This podcast will show you that even legendary quotations can be fakes.
24\. Quotations Reloaded Sept. 14, 2009
A popular saying goes “things are not what they seem”. This also holds true for a number of quotations. Some really famous ones were probably never said, others are attributed to the wrong person. This podcast will show you that even legendary quotations can be fakes. [Not waving, but drowning](http://www.artofeurope.com/smith/smi1.htm) ...
24\. Quotations Reloaded Sept. 14, 2009
A popular saying goes “things are not what they seem”. This also holds true for a number of quotations. Some really famous ones were probably never said, others are attributed to the wrong person. This podcast will show you that even legendary quotations can be fakes. [Not waving, but drowning](http://www.artofeurope.com/smith/smi1.htm) ...
You certainly know president Obama’s famous slogan “Yes, we can.”, but how did he come up with it? And who first said “He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.” ? Find out the answers in this episode, in which Peter is challenged by Roger in a pretty tough quotation ...
You certainly know president Obama’s famous slogan “Yes, we can.”, but how did he come up with it? And who first said “He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.” ? Find out the answers in this episode, in which Peter is challenged by Roger in a pretty tough quotation ...
You certainly know president Obama’s famous slogan “Yes, we can.”, but how did he come up with it? And who first said “He who can, does. He who cannot, teaches.” ? Find out the answers in this episode, in which Peter is challenged by Roger in a pretty tough quotation ...
22\. Friends? Aug. 18, 2009
Genial persons have the most friends. - But they have to watch out for false friends, if they don’t want to be misunderstood. We provide help in this RoPeCast episode. [False friends](https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liste_falscher_Freunde#Englisch) Check this Wikipedia article for a comprehensive list of linguistic false friends.
22. Friends? Aug. 18, 2009
Genial persons have the most friends. But they have to watch out for false friends, if they don’t want to be misunderstood. We provide help in this RoPeCast episode.
22\. Friends? Aug. 18, 2009
Genial persons have the most friends. - But they have to watch out for false friends, if they don’t want to be misunderstood. We provide help in this RoPeCast episode. [False friends](https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liste_falscher_Freunde#Englisch) Check this Wikipedia article for a comprehensive list of linguistic false friends.
Good news: you can forget the news. You don’t have to watch CNN all the time in order to learn English in front your TV set. This episode will tell you how the TV can be your Friend(s) when it comes to improving your spoken English.
Good news: you can forget the news. You don’t have to watch CNN all the time in order to learn English in front your TV set. This episode will tell you how the TV can be your Friend(s) when it comes to improving your spoken English.
Good news: you can forget the news. You don’t have to watch CNN all the time in order to learn English in front your TV set. This episode will tell you how the TV can be your Friend(s) when it comes to improving your spoken English.