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#274 | The Rise of The Great Fashion Houses

The 20th century saw the creation of world-famous luxury fashion houses. In this episode,...

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#272 | Apollo 13

It was meant to be a simple space mission to the moon, but 56 hours into the flight tragedy...

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#270 | The Inimitable Charles Dickens

He was the Victorian era's most famous social writer, and his novels were loved by everyone from...

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#268 | Grigori Rasputin - The Mad Monk

He was the peasant who went from a village in Siberia to the centre of the Russian imperial...

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#266 | What’s Happening In San Francisco?

It is one of the most influential cities in the United States but has recently been accused of...

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[BONUS] A Conversation with Lindsay from All Ears English

An interview with Lindsay McMahon from All Ears English. We discuss why learners should focus on...

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#264 | Meyer Lansky: The Mob's Accountant

He was a famous organised criminal known for his superior mathematical skills. In this episode,...

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#262 | JK Rowling & The Battle To Publish Harry Potter

On 26 June 1997, an unknown author published a book called Harry Potter and the Philosopher's...

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⚡️ A bonus episode from SEND7: World News in 7 minutes. Monday 9th May 2022.

⚡️ A bonus episode from SEND7 ⚡️ Today we have some news in English...

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#260 | The Cambridge Analytica Scandal

In March of 2018, it was revealed that 50 million Facebook profiles had been "hacked" and used to...

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#258 | The War Of The Currents

In the late 19th century there was fierce competition to provide electricity to the rapidly...

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#256 | Where Does All Our Rubbish Go?

Subscribe to transcripts & key vocabulary 👉 bit.ly/ELFCMtranscripts --- Worldwide...

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#254 | En Garde! A History Of Duelling

For much of human civilisation, people have fought each to the death as a way of resolving...

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#252 | Five Surprising Food Origins

In this episode, we'll explore the weird and fascinating origins of five foods that you know and...

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#250 | A History of Smoking

There are over a billion smokers across the world, and over 7 trillion cigarettes are smoked...

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#248 | The Antarctic Treaty

Our 21 Days of Idioms Challenge is starting on March 28th 👉...

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#246 | Cornish Smugglers

In the 18th century, a small region of southwest England was the national centre for the illegal...

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#244 | The Scandalous Life of Lord Byron

He was the Romantic poet famously described as "mad, bad, and dangerous to know". In this...

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#242 | Operation Pied Piper: The Evacuation of British Cities in World War II

In September 1939, the British government embarked on the biggest civilian operation in British...

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#240 | The Rise and Fall of Boris Johnson

From a young age, he believed he was destined for greatness, and he became the UK's prime...

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