English Audio Course: Real English Conversations

Learn English online with our Zapp! English Audio Course, the first English listening MP3 lessons to be based 100% on real English conversations featuring a wide variety of international & regional English accents (American & British).

Download Zapp! English Podcasts (MP3s) and learn to understand real, spoken English conversations & movies, learn new colloquial English expressions and vocabulary, and build your confidence on your route to fluency and REAL ENGLISH comprehension!

We're a small group of experienced British & American English teachers based in Oxford (UK) & Barcelona (Spain). We hope you enjoy our podcasts!

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Zapp! English Listening 2.17 – Professions & Kinds of People


English Listening Podcast - Professions, Kinds of PeopleIn this English listening podcast, you’ll hear from five different people with both American and British accents taking about professions and kinds of people. People have jobs, but they also have roles in life. Maybe you’re an office worker but you’re also a performer. Would you like to be a captain? How many different kinds of captain can you think of? Find out what roles and jobs our speakers have, or want in life, and compare their ideas and experiences to yours.

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Zapp! English Vocabulary & Pronunciation 2.20 – Illness / Sickness


English Vocabulary Podcast - Illness / SicknessIt’s not nice to be ill, but it’s even worse if you can’t describe the problem. Learn the most common illnesses in English and how to explain what’s wrong with you in this vocabulary podcast. Your listening skills will be developed too as you listen to real English conversations about sickness, where people describe a time when they were unwell and what happened. We hope you don’t need to see a doctor, but if you do, this audio and eBook should help you communicate the problem.

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Zapp! English Colloquial 2.16 – Food (& Ingredients)

by Tom on December 25, 2014 in English Audio Course

Zapp! English Colloquial 2.16 – Food (& Ingredients) Are you the breadwinner in your family? Do you know a big cheese? Get the answer to these questions and more in this colloquial English podcast. Food is everywhere in informal and colloquial English and in this english lesson you’re going to learn some of the most […]

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Zapp! English Listening 2.16 – Food (& Ingredients)

by Katie on December 9, 2014 in English Audio Course

Zapp! English Listening 2.16 – Food (& Ingredients) Everybody has an opinion on food! Which is the best food in the world? How was your meal last night? These are all common discussions and in this audio podcast you’ll practise listening to similar English discussions and hear lots of common food and cooking vocabulary. You’ll […]

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Zapp! English Vocabulary & Pronunciation 2.19 – Body Parts

by Tom on December 9, 2014 in English Audio Course

Zapp! English Vocabulary & Pronunciation 2.19 – Body Parts You probably already know the English words arms and legs, but what are all the other parts of the body called? Sometimes we need to tell someone about a problem with a body part, or we might want to say that someone has a nice body […]

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Zapp! English Colloquial Audio 2.15 – Money

by Mark on December 9, 2014 in English Audio Course

Zapp! English Colloquial Audio 2.15 – Money Money! Maybe you have lots, maybe you have a little. However much money you have, you’re going to need to talk about it, and money is a topic with many informal expressions in English. In this English podcast you’ll learn some of the most common and informal expressions […]

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Big News: Do You Want to Learn Real English?

by Katie on November 8, 2014 in News

Happy New year! We’ve got some great news for you :-). It’s the start of a new year, and it’s the perfect time to start learning English! If you don’t have the time or money to go to traditional English classes, why not try our “self-study” lessons? You can listen to them on your phone, […]

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Zapp! English Listening Audio 2.15 – Money

by Katie on November 3, 2014 in English Audio Course

Zapp! English Listening Audio 2.15 – Money Money is a topic we think about and talk about every day. There’s even a saying in English “Money makes the world go round“. In this audio podcast, you’ll get better at understanding English conversations about spending & saving money, and how much money people have. You’ll hear […]

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Work Tasks & Responsibilities – Zapp! English Vocabulary for Work 2.3

by Tom on October 14, 2014 in English Audio Course

Work Tasks and Responsibilities – Zapp! English Vocabulary for Work 2.3 Most of the English words and phrases in this podcast are equally useful for when you meet people and introduce yourself, or when you’re trying to ‘sell’ your skills at a job interview. You’ll get the opportunity to hear five different voices (and accents) […]

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Zapp! English Vocabulary & Pronunciation 2.18 – Music, Literature & Art

by Tom on March 6, 2014 in English Audio Course

Zapp! English Vocabulary & Pronunciation 2.18 – Music, Literature & Art What kind of paintings do you like? Do you have a favourite artist? What music do you listen to? What kind of books do you read? In this audio podcast you’ll improve your ability to answer these questions in English and to talk about […]

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