Gerry's News Digest (English)

GarethHughesOnce a month, Gerry takes a look at stories in the news in Britain, Switzerland and around the world. He comments on stories and topics in the media. He deals with things that affect us all in a personal way and gets us thinking about topical issues. This podcast is for learners at B2 level or above. 

Gerry's News Digest is for more advanced users of English (at level B2 and above). The English is not simplified in any way. In his News Digest Gerry takes a personal look at some of the stories and topics from the news media in Britain, Switzerland and around the world. Sometimes it's the big political stories of the day, but more often he deals with things that affect us all in a more personal way - social issues, health matters, fashion, sport or culture. Anything that might catch your interest and get you thinking.

 

 

 

 

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Gerry’s News Digest 180: State visits, energy policy, a church ad and Hillary (4th December, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 179: Tipping, anti-social hours, medals and refugee photos (20th November, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 178: Sugar, Westminster repairs and a rant about US jargon (6th November, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 177: The housing crisis, Nadiya, the Celts (23rd October, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 176: A new Labour leader, London traffic, Dutch cheese (9th October, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 175: Welsh beer, isolation, ladies’ carriages, cousins (25th September, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 174: Chilcot Inquiry, Banksy, migrants, thoughts from the shower (11th September, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 173: Transylvania, post-communist humour, the key to creativity (28th August, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 172: Health care in NL, Scottish land, and “bac” problems in F (17th July, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 171: Waterloo and Napoleon, Birthday Honours, a sexist professor (3rd July, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 170: 30th anniversary, concentration problems, Fair Trade (19th June, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 169: First days for new parliament, shoes at Cannes, head girls (5th June, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 168: Election shock, colours and birdsong (22nd May, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 167: Lifelong learning, Gallipoli and the WI, Generations Y and K (8th May, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 166: General Election, perfume and coffee (24th April, 2015)