Weekly Audio Homework of Your Choice!
To be downloaded or listened to, via the BBC RADIO iplayer (the pink app: not the black tv app).
You can’t get a job on Radio 4 unless you have great diction and a very clear way of speaking.
The 20 radio programs listed below have been researched by and are recommended by me.
There is something for everybody. Most of these programs are broadcast weekly on Radio 4, however some drama productions were broadcast earlier in the year and so have to be purchased on iTunes or Amazon.
Hopefully (!) you will find something that you enjoy listening to; so, have a browse, press the link and listen or download for when you can relax and enjoy a little accent brainwashing! Enjoy!
All in The Mind – interesting latest research
Any Questions – current affairs in politics and economics
Bottom Line (Business/Economics) – business & economics discussions with business leaders
Crossing Continents –
From Our Own Correspondent – award winning journalism from around the world
History of the world – fascinating description and explanation of purpose of 100 objects in the British Museum
In Business – Business!
Inside Health by Mark Porter – latest medical research in an accessible format for us all!
Inside Science –
Law in Action – current legal topics discussed by eminent lawyers
Stephen Fry`s English Delight (Series 2) – a humorous look at the history of the English language
The Barchester Chronicles – Series 1 2 3 4 5 & 6 – a delightful production: a very good script and wonderful actors.
The Cazalets – Series 1 2 3 4 & 5 – a beautifully dramatized production of Elizabeth Howard’s family saga, spanning over fifty years. One of the most beautifully crafted series I have ever heard.. This is is a must for all those who wish to sound educated, clear and well spoken.
Only available only from iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/gb/audiobook/cazalets-epic-full-cast-bbc/id916990198
The Life Scientific – Leading scientists talk about their life and work; what inspires and motivates them and what their discoveries might do or have done for mankind.