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 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)
Gerry’s News Digest 165: Place and personality, two Yorkshiremen and one election (10th April, 2015)
Gerry's News Digest 164: Crowd-funding politics, UN Days and a maths day (27th March, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 163: Intelligence, modern cities and the Queen’s new head (13th March, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 162: Trouble at Daily Telegraph, new London bridge, less drinking (27th February, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 161: Whose chocolate? Who’s middle class? What’s consent? (13th February, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 160: Religious conflict, British diet, the importance of kindness (30th January, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 159: Paddington, rape cases, big things from 2014, silly jokes (16th January, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 158: Look back at 2014, on to 2015, a misunderstanding (5th January, 2015)
Gerry’s News Digest 157: Strange things on the beach, English health and grandparents (19th December, 2014)
Gerry’s News Digest 156: UK supermarkets, English travel habits, British idioms (5th December, 2014)
Gerry’s News Digest 155: Immigration, childhood obesity, long marriages (21st November, 2014)
Gerry’s News Digest 154: Ada Lovelace, René Laennec, Ig Nobel, political crisis (7th November, 2014)
Gerry’s News Digest 153: Antibiotics, pasta, chores and good husbands (24th October, 2014)