Creator of 'Words To That Effect'. Podcast producer at Headstuff.org
Vocabulary about ageingIn this week's podcast you will learn English vocabulary about ageing and longevity. Welcome to the seventh episode in our podcast series. This week we’ll be listening to stories about older people. Do you think about growing older yourself? Listen to how attitudes towards ageing are changing and hear from people who lived to be over 100 years old on how they lived happily and healthily into old age.You’ll find the scripts for each part of this episode on our blog and don’t forget to check out the glossary at the end for words and phrases you may not have encountered before. 
How do we imagine and portray the desert? And what does it say about us and our relationship to each other and, crucially, to the planet we live on?In this, the second in a loosely connected series on places in fiction and popular culture, I chat to Dr Aidan Tynan about deserts in fiction and philosophy, from Mad Max to Burning Man, Nietzsche to Baudrillard,  Cormac McCarthy to China Miéville.
English Vocabulary about Climate Change: We’re delighted to dedicate our final installment to the topic of climate change. We’ll hear a personal story from an Irish person making a real difference, we’ll listen to ten tips for making a difference in your own life, and we’ll hear about teenager Greta Thunberg and the protests she inspired around the world.As always, you’ll find the scripts for each part of this episode on our blog and don’t forget to check out the glossary at the end for words and phrases you may not have encountered before.https://everestlanguageschool.com/blog/
 In 1905 in Paris, the publisher Pierre Laffite had an idea. His new journal Je Sais Tout had just launched and he was looking for an author who could do for his magazine, what Arthur Conan Doyle’s phenomenally popular Sherlock Holmes had done for The Strand magazine, in London. He turned to the writer Maurice Leblanc and one of the most memorable and successful characters in French popular fiction was born: the gentleman thief Arsène Lupin. Lupin is cunning, sophisticated, quick-witted, a master of disguise, always one step ahead of the police, and a thief of humble origins who steals only from the wealthy upper classes.   But why did this gentleman thief achieve such instant and lasting renown? How does he fit into popular crime fiction more widely and how, you may be wondering, did he end up as the basis for one of the most popular shows Netflix has ever made? 
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Creator Details

Location
Dublin, Ireland
Episode Count
84
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
1 day, 5 hours
PCID
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