Zapp! English Vocabulary And Pronunciation (english Version)



Zapp! English Vocabulary and Pronunciation is based on *Real* unscripted English conversations featuring speakers with different accents. Each podcast also contains interactive audio classes with a teacher to work on your vocabulary and pronunciation. Every podcast comes with an e-book available on The eBook includes the complete conversation and class transcripts, vocabulary lists, and additional practice exercises and answers only available in the eBooks. We charge a small amount for these eBooks which allows us to cover our development costs and keep publishing all the audio for FREE in iTunes. We hope you enjoy! Tom and Katie,


  • Illness - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.20

    22/12/2014 Duration: 16min

    It's not nice to be ill, but it's even worse if you can't describe the problem. Learn the most common illnesses in English and how to explain what's wrong with you in this vocabulary podcast. Your listening skills will be developed too as you listen to real English conversations about sickness, where people describe a time when they were unwell and what happened. We hope you don't need to see a doctor, but if you do, this audio and eBook should help you communicate the problem. Download the eBook with vocabulary lists, exercises and transcript of the conversations at

  • Body Parts - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.19

    09/12/2014 Duration: 14min

    You probably already know the English words arms and legs, but what are all the other parts of the body called? Sometimes we need to tell someone about a problem with a body part, or we might want to say that someone has a nice body part! Well after this unit you'll have all the names you need to describe parts of the upper and lower body and face. You'll develop your English pronunciation of plurals and recognise some silent letters. Download the eBook and transcript at

  • Zapp! English Academic Vocabulary - Unit 2.3

    04/03/2014 Duration: 30min

    Would You Like to Learn the Essential Academic English Vocabulary for Studying a University Course in English, for IELTS or for a Pre-Sessional Language Course? Zapp! English Academic Vocabulary will help you improve your English listening skills by listening to real English conversations, AND, by using this pack you will: Learn the 120 most common and useful words on the Academic Word List (AWL) AND Learn the vocabulary you need to progress more quickly on your course of Academic study. Download the eBooks at

  • Zapp! English Academic Vocabulary - Unit 2.2

    25/02/2014 Duration: 33min

    Improving your English listening skills by listening to natural English conversations, and we'll also be teaching you the 120 most useful words from the Academic Word List (AWL). Learning this specialist academic vocabulary in English will help you understand the course books you will need to read. This pack will also teach you some of the most useful English words for English reading and writing in general! Download the eBook and text/transcription at 

  • Work Tasks and Responsibilities - Zapp! English Vocabulary for Work 2.3

    14/02/2014 Duration: 22min

    Most of the English words and phrases in this unit are equally useful for when you meet people and introduce yourself, or when you're trying to 'sell' your skills at a job interview. You'll get the opportunity to hear five different voices (and accents) and improve your English listening skills as people tell us about what they do in their work every day. Download the ebook at

  • Zapp! English Academic Vocabulary - Unit 2.1

    11/02/2014 Duration: 30min

    This audio class is from our new listening pack Zapp! English Academic Vocabulary. In this podcast series we're going to use real English conversations to teach you all the most common and useful English vocabulary you're going to need when taking a university course in English, studying a Pre-Sessional Language Course, or studying for a qualification like IELTS. You can download the eBook and transcript from 

  • Describing Work Situations - Zapp! English Vocabulary for Work 2.2

    07/02/2014 Duration: 22min

    When you meet people socially, in a work situation or when you go to an interview, you often need to tell them about your employment situation and listen to them describe theirs. This podcast will give you the vocabulary you need to talk in English about job/work situations confidently. Download the e-book with transcript at

  • Looking for a Job - Zapp English Vocabulary for Work 2.1

    01/02/2014 Duration: 24min

    NEW SERIES! One of the most common reasons people learn English, is because they want to find a new and better job. In this unit, you'll learn some of the most common English words and phrases you'll see in job advertisements, and learn the English vocabulary to help when you're looking for that new role, as well as developing your listening skills with a variety of speakers and accents. Download the Vocabulary for Work e-book at

  • Music, Literature and Art - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.18

    04/06/2013 Duration: 22min

    What kind of paintings do you like? Do you have a favourite artist? What kind of books do you read? In this unit you'll improve your ability to answer these questions in English and to talk about the arts in general. You'll also work on English pronunciation and develop your listening skills hearing people talking about the books, music and art they enjoy. Download the e-book and English conversations transcript at

  • Professions and Kinds of People - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.17

    28/05/2013 Duration: 17min

    We have lots of English words to talk about what people do. In this unit you'll learn vocabulary to talk about kinds of people as well as their jobs and professions. Would you like to be a patient? Are you an amateur? You'll find the answer to these questions and more in this vocabulary unit. Download the e-book and English conversations transcript at

  • Food - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.16

    21/05/2013 Duration: 19min

    Food is one of those subjects everybody likes to talk about (including Katie), so it's important you have the English vocabulary to join in. In this podcast we're focusing on the names for different kinds of foods and some of the ways we describe them in English. What do YOU eat and how does it compare to our speakers? Practise your listening as you find out and get better at pronouncing the words as they're said, not how they're spelled! Download the e-book and English conversations transcript at

  • Money - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.15

    14/05/2013 Duration: 18min

    Spending and saving are just two of the things we do with money. Would you like to learn more English vocabulary about money? In this unit your will learn the most useful and frequent verbs related to money – by the end you'll be rich in knowledge! What's another way to say you don't have enough money for something? Have you ever had to pay a fine? Listen to people answering all kinds of questions on the topic of money and find out. Download the e-book and English conversations transcript at

  • Time - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.14

    07/05/2013 Duration: 21min

    In everyday life we always need to talk about time. How close to now did something happen? How long does something take? How often do we do something? The answers to all of these questions use time-related vocabulary and by the end of this unit you'll be using it a lot more naturally. You'll also practise your listening and be better at linking English words together in speech. Download the e-book with vocabulary and transcription at

  • Around the Home - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.13

    30/04/2013 Duration: 14min

    You live in some kind of house. Do you know the names of the different parts of your home? What's the difference between stairs and steps? Where does smoke go? You'll learn the most frequent and useful English words for talking about buildings that we live in and develop your listening around this topic as speakers describe places they have lived. Download the e-book and transcription at

  • Computers - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.12

    23/04/2013 Duration: 18min

    Maybe you use computers at home or at work, perhaps just for fun or for pleasure. Computers are now part of everyday life and in this unit you'll learn the vocabulary you need to communicate about what you do with computers, the names of computer parts, common email actions and more. You'll practise your listening skills by listening to people answering questions such as "Have you ever had a virus?", and you'll improve your English pronunciation too. Download the eBook at

  • Things in the House - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.11

    16/04/2013 Duration: 20min

    In this podcast you'll learn the English name and pronunciation for important objects in the house. You'll be able to describe your own home and the things you use in it. Pronunciation work focuses on silent letters and word stress and you'll be developing your listening at the same time as you hear native speakers with different accents talking about their own houses and belongings. Download the eBook containing the transcription and vocabulary exercises at

  • Numbers and Amounts - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.32

    11/04/2013 Duration: 18min

    Download the eBook containing the transcription and additional vocabulary exercises at We need language related to numbers and amounts almost every day of our lives. In this Vocabulary & Pronunciation unit you will become more accurate at describing amounts of things in English, as well as improving your ability to talk about numbers, figures and mathematics. Stuart and Katie will be seeing who is better with numbers. What do you think? You'll also practise your English pronunciation of the new words you learn.

  • Describing Things - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.10

    09/04/2013 Duration: 16min

    Very often we need to describe things. What are they made of? What are the parts of an object called? How are they different from other things? You'll learn adjectives for appearance and parts of things in this unit, and this language can be very useful for when you've forgotten the name of an object or want someone to tell you what it's called. In pronunciation you'll learn some words with unpronounced syllables and you'll develop your listening skills as native speakers describe some of their objects. Download the eBook containing the transcription and vocabulary exercises at

  • The Environment - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 3.31

    04/04/2013 Duration: 18min

    How green are you? The environment is a topic which contains a lot of useful English vocabulary. You'll find the words in this unit useful for describing environmental problems and solutions, as well as being helpful in terms of reading articles on the subject. There are also lots of good opportunities to practise listening to people giving opinions as our two speakers debate environmental issues in English.  Download the eBook containing the transcription and additional vocabulary exercises at

  • Describing Appearance - Zapp English Vocabulary and Pronunciation 2.9

    02/04/2013 Duration: 15min

    What does she look like? Is he good-looking? After this unit you'll be able to answer questions like these in a lot more detail. You're going to learn English adjectives to describe appearance: hair, faces and size and the shape of bodies. We'll also make sure you know how to do it politely! Download the eBook containing the transcription and vocabulary exercises at

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