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.

91\. Illegally good Dec. 3, 2016
We are back with the next batch of our Christmas book recommendations. Sylke Loew is in the studio to share her expertise on today's genre: Crime stories. Have a look at her recommendations: [Alexander McCall Smith: The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency](http://www.isbnsearch.org/isbn/9781447925705) A middle-aged lady in Botswana opens a detective ...
90\. Fantastic reads Nov. 26, 2016
This year - instead of broadcasting one long Christmas special - we decided to produce a special mini-series dealing with book recommendations that could inspire some of your Christmas shopping. In each episode we will pick out one particular genre of novels. This time we're looking into fantasy stories. Our ...
90\. Fantastic reads Nov. 26, 2016
This year - instead of broadcasting one long Christmas special - we decided to produce a special mini-series dealing with book recommendations that could inspire some of your Christmas shopping. In each episode we will pick out one particular genre of novels. This time we're looking into fantasy stories. Our ...
It really does feel like the BrExit vote all over again - For the second time in a year, the decision of voters has led to a more than surprising and unsettling result. Peter and his special guest David Nott from Iowa discuss how Donald Trump was able to be ...
It really does feel like the BrExit vote all over again - For the second time in a year, the decision of voters has led to a more than surprising and unsettling result. Peter and his special guest David Nott from Iowa discuss how Donald Trump was able to be ...
Have you also wondered how the American people came to choose between two presidential candidates who are both rather unpopular? Who voted for them in the first place? In this episode you get an inside view on how the system of the American primaries works. [26\. Vote till you drop ...
Have you also wondered how the American people came to choose between two presidential candidates who are both rather unpopular? Who voted for them in the first place? In this episode you get an inside view on how the system of the American primaries works. [26\. Vote till you drop ...
X12 - Ropey-Leaks Oct. 31, 2016
A candid(ate) special! Listen in to the plans we have for our podcast in the coming months. To fully appreciate the contents of this episode you may want to watch it on [YouTube](https://youtu.be/KFrEaGX_f24).
X12 - Ropey-Leaks Oct. 31, 2016
A candid(ate) special! Listen in to the plans we have for our podcast in the coming months. To fully appreciate the contents of this episode you may want to watch it on [YouTube](https://youtu.be/KFrEaGX_f24).
In this third and last instalment of our mini-series on English gardens, Roger and his guest Peter bring their account of English gardening history to the modern day. Apart from learning about new interesting gardens, "gardeners" and concepts, three important societies are presented, that care for public gardens in the ...
In this third and last instalment of our mini-series on English gardens, Roger and his guest Peter bring their account of English gardening history to the modern day. Apart from learning about new interesting gardens, "gardeners" and concepts, three important societies are presented, that care for public gardens in the ...
And we're back with more insights on English gardens. Roger and his guest Peter (again not our host of the same name), continue looking at what makes a park and garden typically English. This time they talk about the later elements of the typical English landscape garden, leading to the ...
And we're back with more insights on English gardens. Roger and his guest Peter (again not our host of the same name), continue looking at what makes a park and garden typically English. This time they talk about the later elements of the typical English landscape garden, leading to the ...
You probably know box trees: Small and hard leaved trees that are often used to create shaped bushes or symmetric hedges in many green areas around the world. Romans were already quite fond of them, when they created the first instances of what we call 'gardens' today. Roger's guest is ...
You probably know box trees: Small and hard leaved trees that are often used to create shaped bushes or symmetric hedges in many green areas around the world. Romans were already quite fond of them, when they created the first instances of what we call 'gardens' today. Roger's guest is ...
... these are by far not the only things students in the United Kingdom are concerned with, but they may play a little role for some as you will learn. In this episode Roger and his guest conclude the series on Bristol by having a look at university life in ...
... these are by far not the only things students in the United Kingdom are concerned with, but they may play a little role for some as you will learn. In this episode Roger and his guest conclude the series on Bristol by having a look at university life in ...
85\. Eat, Play, Cycle Aug. 15, 2016
We are continuing our topic from last episode: The city of Bristol. This time we focus more on the current conditions and what makes Bristol an attractive place to visit or live in. Learn about the central feature of the city: Diversity! Be it the eateries in Gloucester Road and ...
85\. Eat, Play, Cycle Aug. 15, 2016
We are continuing our topic from last episode: The city of Bristol. This time we focus more on the current conditions and what makes Bristol an attractive place to visit or live in. Learn about the central feature of the city: Diversity! Be it the eateries in Gloucester Road and ...
Today Roger is joined by a guest from Bristol to talk about the history of that famous port city at the west coast of England. [Bristol](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol) This Wikipedia article about the city has detailed information about its history and the involvement in the slave trade. [History of Slavery](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_slavery) If you ...