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    An English-language podcast at the right speed for learners

    Plain English is a weekly audio program spoken at a slower speed that learners can follow. Each episode includes a full word-for-word transcript with translations of key works into Spanish.

Episode 1

Mexico hit with 3 big earthquakes; Apple’s new iPhone X

Plus English phrases 'bundle up' and 'comb through'

This week on Plain English, we talk the series of three large earthquakes that have hit Mexico in the last month, including the strongest earthquake to hit the country in over a century. We also talk about the new features of the iPhone X, including what is possibly the newest word in the English language, “animoji.” In the second half of the program, we review examples of the English phrases “bundled up” and “comb through.”

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