243 - Beautiful Money

April 29, 2016


This week's English News Weekly podcast starts by asking you some questions? How much money do you have in your wallet or purse right now? Can you explain the designs of those banknotes? Which famous people, buildings or animals are depicted on them? This wee k the New Zealand $5 note has been voted the most beautiful in the world? Why? Well...

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April 29, 2016
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156 Italian Village for Sale…on eBay!

July 11, 2014


This week's podcast looks at an interesting decision made by the residents of a very small village in the Italian Alps.

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July 11, 2014
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130 Changing the Time..?

January 10, 2014

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This week's podcast will look at a new proposal that wants to alter how people in India set their time.


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January 10, 2014
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116 Sales Tax on the Rise

October 04, 2013

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After recent ENW episodes about European cities & popular software games, Episode 116 is centred on Japan. It looks at the proposed changes to Japan sales tax rate and what the possible consequences could be for the Japanese economy.


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October 04, 2013
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68 Salarymen's Money Shrinks

October 05, 2012

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This week's ENW podcast is about the money many Japanese salarymen are given every month -- from their wives.


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October 05, 2012
Yesterday I was feeling unwell, so my friend advised me to visit the doctor. If you are not sure what a reporting verb is in English, and if you want to understand some more useful everyday reporting verbs, then download the PDF that is available free with this week's English News Weekly Podcast.

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