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.

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 ...
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 ...
83\. Talking guns July 14, 2016
A meadow turned over by wild boars triggers a chain of association that - via hunting - leads to Roger and Peter discussing gun "culture" in the U.S. and the different approaches in the U.K. and Germany in comparison. ["The Gunning of America"](http://pamelahaag.com/book/) A book by historian Pamela Haag that ...
83\. Talking guns July 14, 2016
A meadow turned over by wild boars triggers a chain of association that - via hunting - leads to Roger and Peter discussing gun "culture" in the U.S. and the different approaches in the U.K. and Germany in comparison. ["The Gunning of America"](http://pamelahaag.com/book/) A book by historian Pamela Haag that ...
82\. Focus on football July 4, 2016
Have you ever wondered why the United Kingdom as one nation has four different national teams competing in international events? - Well Peter has, not only since three of them made it into the current European Championship. Roger fills him in about the reasons, which lie in the history of ...
82\. Focus on football July 4, 2016
Have you ever wondered why the United Kingdom as one nation has four different national teams competing in international events? - Well Peter has, not only since three of them made it into the current European Championship. Roger fills him in about the reasons, which lie in the history of ...
Roger is back interviewing his brother Neil in the wake of the British EU referendum. Today they're looking into the special case of Northern Ireland and the sneaky influence media have had in the British decision. [The Troubles](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Troubles) A Wikipedia article on the background of the Northern Irish conflict, to ...
Roger is back interviewing his brother Neil in the wake of the British EU referendum. Today they're looking into the special case of Northern Ireland and the sneaky influence media have had in the British decision. [The Troubles](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Troubles) A Wikipedia article on the background of the Northern Irish conflict, to ...
X10 - The day after June 24, 2016
Today Peter has a special guest to discuss the result of the British EU referendum. Neil Charlton, political scientist and British civil servant for many years joins this special episode to give us some highly up-to-date insights into what happened in Britain the other night. [How did UK end up ...
X10 - The day after June 24, 2016
Today Peter has a special guest to discuss the result of the British EU referendum. Neil Charlton, political scientist and British civil servant for many years joins this special episode to give us some highly up-to-date insights into what happened in Britain the other night. [How did UK end up ...
81\. That breax it June 14, 2016
Today, we'll have another look at the EU-referendum, which is going to take place next week in the United Kingdom (on June 23rd). Roger has invited Dan back into the show and the two are discussing facets of the general public opinion, and they'll look into the possible consequences of ...
81\. That breax it June 14, 2016
Today, we'll have another look at the EU-referendum, which is going to take place next week in the United Kingdom (on June 23rd). Roger has invited Dan back into the show and the two are discussing facets of the general public opinion, and they'll look into the possible consequences of ...
Today, Roger has a guest over to discuss the upcoming referendum on the U.K.'s EU-membership. They talk about why the U.K. is going to take this decision now, and what the potential consequences might be. [The 2016 referendum](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_European_Union_membership_referendum,_2016) Find more information about the upcoming referendum on Wikipedia. [The 1975 referendum](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_European_Communities_membership_referendum,_1975) ...
Today, Roger has a guest over to discuss the upcoming referendum on the U.K.'s EU-membership. They talk about why the U.K. is going to take this decision now, and what the potential consequences might be. [The 2016 referendum](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_European_Union_membership_referendum,_2016) Find more information about the upcoming referendum on Wikipedia. [The 1975 referendum](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_Kingdom_European_Communities_membership_referendum,_1975) ...
X09 - Reloaded May 23, 2016
Finally it is done! And yes, this episode's title is quoting the second installment of the Matrix, but it is also meant literally: After LOADs of work in the last months we've managed to shift RoPeCast into a new era. We have RE- upLOADed all existing episodes to YouTube and ...
X09 - Reloaded May 23, 2016
Finally it is done! And yes, this episode's title is quoting the second installment of the Matrix, but it is also meant literally: After LOADs of work in the last months we've managed to shift RoPeCast into a new era. We have RE- upLOADed all existing episodes to YouTube and ...
79\. Last Contact May 10, 2016
Ending our series on university austerity policy, we look into what really makes a difference to the success of a student. Is it what the Brits are discussing frequently these days, the so called 'contact hours' with a teacher? We'll let you know ...
79\. Last Contact May 10, 2016
Ending our series on university austerity policy, we look into what really makes a difference to the success of a student. Is it what the Brits are discussing frequently these days, the so called 'contact hours' with a teacher? We'll let you know ...
Austerity policy at university is the continuing topic of this episode, and the two hosts are discussing its effects. This time they focus on the consequences of increasing class size at university in order to save money. Is this a good approach? - Listen in now ...
Austerity policy at university is the continuing topic of this episode, and the two hosts are discussing its effects. This time they focus on the consequences of increasing class size at university in order to save money. Is this a good approach? - Listen in now ...