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Transcript - Episode 57 - Compound Words
Mike Hello, listeners and welcome to the The English Waffle podcast. This is a podcast for learners of English who want to improve their listening by listening to real conversation between English speakers. On this podcast, you will hear conversations in different styles of English, different accents and different ages. Some voices will be young, some will be old, and some like Owain and me, definitely middle aged! The idea is that regular listening to English can be beneficial to your English in the long term. And to support what you hear on this podcast, you can access quizzes and transcripts and even get one one-to-one one lessons online by visiting the website www.englishwaffle.co.uk.
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So we've been away for a while, Owain and me, Mike, and we've been both of us on holiday. Owain will tell you more about his...
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