• 4

    Louisa is in a new city and needs help to read the bus schedule. Be prepared if this happens to you! Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    08/03/2011 - 00:23
  • 4

    Sophia's car has some major problems! The mechanic has some bad news about her car. Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    08/12/2011 - 06:09
  • 4

    Ignacio is on a business trip and a cabbie tries to cheat him out of money! Beware private taxi services! Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    08/12/2011 - 06:16
  • 4

    This podcast teaches the vocabulary you need to buy a ticket and ride the subway. Follow along with the transcript as you listen to the discussion.

    10/26/2013 - 00:42
  • 3

    A man is visiting Tokyo, Japan and needs help getting around the city by train. A nice woman stops to help him. To see the full transcript and vocabulary notes, click "Quick Script" at the top of the page.

    07/17/2011 - 10:47
  • 5

    Listen to a typical conversation between a father and his daughter, who has just gotten her driver's license. Check your understanding with the quiz, then practice the new vocabulary with the other activities.

    09/17/2013 - 22:32
  • 5

    This podcast dialogue is a conversation between two people about different types of transportation that you can use if you don't have a car. The dialogue is easy and slow, then continues with an explanation of new phrases that appear in the text of the dialogue.

    09/18/2013 - 08:16
  • 4

    How do you handle an average traffic stop when you break a driving law? Lindsay ran through a stop sign without stopping and so a policeman has pulled her over. Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    08/03/2011 - 00:07
  • 4

    Robert is a car salesman speaking with Mary, a potential buyer. They discuss her needs in order to find the perfect car for her lifestyle. Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    08/03/2011 - 00:23
  • 4

    A hit-and-run is when a driver hits a pedestrian or another car and then does not stop, but instead keeps driving. It's against the law, but Flora has been a victim of a hit-and-run driver. Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    08/03/2011 - 00:26
  • 4

    Have you ever needed roadside assistance? In some countries this is a paid service in case of emergencies like a flat tire, seized engine or other car malfunction. Learn more by listening in on this phone conversation. To see the full transcript and vocabulary notes, click "Quick Script" at the top of the page.

    08/03/2011 - 02:20
  • 4

    This woman was in a car accident and her dad offers to help her out. Listen to see if you can follow the story. To see the full transcript and vocabulary notes, click "Quick Script" at the top of the page.

    08/03/2011 - 02:21
  • 4

    Can you drive a car? Xavier is teaching Brandy how to drive and it's not going well! Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    08/12/2011 - 06:10
  • 4

    Ben and Lauren are driving and Lauren doesn't have her glasses, so she can't see the traffic signs! Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    08/12/2011 - 06:11
  • 4

    Carpooling means several people share one car. Loreto and Roberto do this to save money and help the environment. Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    08/12/2011 - 06:17
  • 4

    A company car is usually given to businessmen for their company-related travel. Michael has a company car, but he uses it for personal trips! Robin is surprised he breaks the rules like this. Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    08/12/2011 - 06:19
  • 4

    When you go to an office downtown it's hard to find parking! Asha is asking the receptionist for advice on where to park for her appointment. Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    08/12/2011 - 06:22
  • 4

    Have you ever taken a driving test for your driver's license? This is a fun conversation between a new driver and the official who gives driver's licenses. After you listen, take the quiz to check your comprehension.

    09/08/2011 - 17:06
  • 4

    Kenji's car was stolen and he's reporting it to the police. Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    11/14/2011 - 16:10
  • 4

    Car insurance is a legal requirement, but it can be complicated to buy because of all the options. Jackie is buying car insurance and talking with an agent. Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    11/16/2011 - 13:59
  • 4

    Marie lose a bet and has to wash Ethan's car. Their dialogue mentions many vocabulary on exterior parts of a car. Let's listen and learn it.

    09/18/2013 - 08:12
  • 4

    Learn the vocabulary used when a policeman issues a traffic ticket as you listen to this conversation. Follow along with the transcript, and take the quiz at the end!

    11/08/2013 - 09:07
  • 4

    Learn the vocabulary used to rent a car as you listen to this conversation. Follow along with the transcript, and take the quiz at the end.

    11/09/2013 - 08:38
  • 3

    This video lesson includes a story about Melanie's trip to downtown Toronto. She took a bus and ended up sitting next to an interesting person... Listen first and see how much you understand, then watch again with the transcript (click CC in the lower right corner). Melanie, the teacher, goes into detail about the pronunciation of "x" in English.

    08/29/2011 - 15:57
  • 3

    Amir and Tu talk about dealing with traffic as a pedestrian. Includes audio file of non-native (Vietnam/Iran) English conversation with transcript of all audio and vocabulary notes. Some words in the transcript are "clickable" and take you directly to the notes. Great for expanding your vocabulary and enhancing pronunciation!

    09/08/2011 - 12:03
  • 3

    Tu and Amir discuss traffic woes in their countries. Includes audio file of non-native (Vietnam/Iran) English conversation with transcript of all audio and vocabulary notes. Some words in the transcript are "clickable" and take you directly to the notes. Great for expanding your vocabulary and enhancing pronunciation!

    09/08/2011 - 12:03
  • 3

    First motorcycles are like first loves; you never forget them. My first motorbike was a blue 175cc BSA Bantam and I fell in love at first sight. Learn vocabulary related to motorcycles and transportation after listening to the audio and following the transcript. There is a comprehension task for you to practice, too.

    04/09/2014 - 15:34
  • 5

    Ashlie, Stephen and Jazz take a trip on the London Eye to enjoy the views of London. This video about getting around London includes a transcript and comprehension task.

    10/23/2011 - 18:13
  • 5

    Stephen's friend comes to London and Ashlie and Stephen show him around. It includes a transcript and three comprehension tasks.

    10/23/2011 - 18:14
  • 4

    This woman is looking to buy a used car, a minivan to be specific. When buying a used car you can save a lot of money, but you have to be very careful. Listen to learn which questions to ask a seller. To see the full transcript and vocabulary notes, click "Quick Script" at the top of the page.

    08/03/2011 - 02:21
  • 4

    Learn the most common vocabulary and expressions for talking about traffic accidents and getting help in English. In this advanced English lesson you will see two friends talking about an accident one of them has just been in. You will learn some of the most common ways of describing a car crash and useful expressions for talking about injuries.

    08/04/2011 - 03:11
  • 4

    Many places today have problems with too many cars on the roads. I visited London recently. What is traffic like there? This interesting and useful page includes audio and four exercises to test your listening and comprehension.

    08/12/2011 - 06:32
  • 4

    Cars are a very important part of modern life. What makes people buy the cars they do? How did I choose my latest purchase? This interesting and useful page includes audio and four exercises to test your listening and comprehension.

    08/12/2011 - 06:35
  • 4

    Stacey and Tarik got into a car accident! That is bad enough, but even worse they argue about who is to blame for the wreck! Listen to the slow and fast dialogue of the podcast while following along with the transcript. This podcast includes explanations of highlighted words to help you expand your vocabulary, especially regarding slang terms or everyday phrases.

    11/22/2011 - 11:30
  • 3

    This podcast talks about the dangers of driving at high speeds on the freeway (highway). Includes downloadable audio file with slow dialogue, explanations and fast dialogue. Dialogue is short and focuses on slang terms.

    10/23/2011 - 18:23
  • 4

    Do you know how to give directions in English? Listen to this conversation, look at the map and then take the comprehension quiz.

    11/15/2011 - 17:50
  • 3

    Have you ever looked out of the window of a plane at 30,000 feet at the vast expanses of empty ocean and uninhabited land, and wondered how people can have any major effect on the Earth? Listen and learn more about this topic. It includes transcript and comprehension questions. Easy format can be downloaded or printed easily. Includes a list of new vocabulary to complement the text.

    03/27/2014 - 14:58

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