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Luke’s English Podcast is an award-winning audio download for learners of English as a foreign language. The podcast started in 2009 and is still going strong. With over 400 audio episodes, transcripts, videos and a special series on phrasal verbs, there is so much for you to use, and it’s all free. The podcast was nominated for an ELTon award in 2016, has won four Macmillan Dictionary Awards and has now been downloaded over 14 million times.

Hi, I’m Luke and I have been producing the podcast at home in my flat for over 7 years. I’m a DELTA-qualified English teacher from London with over 15 years of teaching experience. I’m also a stand-up comedian. My podcast offers you an insightful learning resource, which aims to make you laugh while you learn.

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  • Igor Kamyshnikov

    Oh!! I’ve just realized that listening to this podcast is quite the same as to listening to your favorite rock band or whatever music you like in every way. First of all, it is the way to love your journey to your workplace no matter how disgusting it is – you just want to put on your headphones, forget about all the problems you have! The whole world is on mute. It is your time to enjoy English at its best. You will miss your public transport stop while listening to this podcast for sure! (This happened to me couple of times). Second, and a pity one, as with your favorite music, you are unlikely to be able to produce a performance with a comparable quality… ever. (…Yep, I know something is wrong with tenses or a/the here…) But this is a target you will be tending to reach every day.
    I’ve been listening to LEP more than one year (thanks to my wife :), and I can definitely say that this is a masterpiece! You’ll be waiting for a new episode more than a bottle of water in the middle of Sahara! You’ll be happy as a child surprised with a present each time you are notified about a new one! Thanks, Luke! Really, thank you very much!

  • Catia

    Hi Luke, I’d like just to say how much I like your podcasts. The most I enjoy is those with your dad . He is so brilliant and you got a lot from him. Please go on and don’t think politic or hard topics are boring for us, I love your conversation even if I don’t agree about brexit and coldplay with you… as I love them and I agree with leavers. Thank you very much.

  • Matsumoto Masafumi

    Hi Luke. I often enjoy listening to your podcast on Sunday mornings here in Tokyo. (with a cup of tea as you suggested!) I loved your recent episode with your father. Listening to how he formed and voiced his opinions was a great learning experience to me. I hope to listen to you and your father again sometime soon!

  • Rash

    I couldnt explain how am I lucky one find this podcast.REally love thisss. thankssssssss dear lUKE.pleaseeeee dont give up. all learners of english need u

  • Ptholome

    Hi, LEPsters,

    The episode 404 is ready to start the transcription, see you there. :)

    docs.google.com/document/d/1NjqFObKX66YSRAeSGD9dp1TET6Z7BVkRlo74uUv7hoI/edit

    The Orion LEP transcription team