DiscoverAussie English
Aussie English
Claim Ownership

Aussie English

Author: Pete Smissen

Subscribed: 16,959Played: 324,511
Share

Description

G’day and welcome to the Aussie English podcast.

I’m Pete Smissen and my objective here is to teach you guys the English spoken down under.

Whether you plan to travel, to work or to live in Australia or you just have an interest in our culture, history and spoken dialect of English.

You have come to the right place.

And whether you aim to speak English like a true blue Aussie or you just want to be able to understand “what the flippin’ hell we’re on about when we’re havin’ a yarn”.

You have come to the right place.

If you listen to this podcast you will learn:
• A ton of Aussie slang and vocabulary,
• Heaps of terms and expressions,
• And a bunch about Australian history and culture.

So kick back, grab a cuppa and enjoy Aussie English!
937 Episodes
Reverse
Learn Australian English in this expression episode of the Aussie English Podcast. These episodes aim to teach you common English expressions as well as give you a fair dinkum true-blue dose of Aussie culture, history, and news and current affairs. In today's episode, I teach you how to use the expression "make your skin crawl", the origin of the expression, and what is funny about a bumblebee. We also talk about Angelina Jolie getting covered with bees for National Geographic. Lastly, I tell you what is a "myriapod". Improve your listening skills today – listen, play, & pause this episode – and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English in each of these episodes of the Aussie English Podcast! In today's episode, I teach you 80+ commonly used Contractions in the English language. A contraction is 2 words that are combined to create a new word with a new meaning. These contractions are helpful when conversing to native English speakers. Learn what these contractions are so you can use them in your daily conversations. Improve your listening skills today – listen, play, & pause this episode – and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English in this episode of the Aussie Slang series where I teach you how to use Australian slang - like a fair dinkum Australian! In this episode, I teach you the Aussie slang phrase "back of beyond". Learn what it means and how you can use it in your daily conversations. Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English by listening to this episode of The Goss! These are conversations with my old man Ian Smissen for you to learn more about Australian culture, news, and current affairs. In this episode, we talk about the world's most Instagrammable bird -- the frog mouth bird! Tune in today and find out why this bird, once named as 'the most unfortunate-looking bird', now holds the title of Instagram's most popular bird. Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English in this expression episode of the Aussie English Podcast. These episodes aim to teach you common English expressions as well as give you a fair dinkum true-blue dose of Aussie culture, history, and news and current affairs. In today’s episode… I teach you how to use the expression ‘rattle your dags’, the origin of the expression, and what the Aussie slang term ‘dag’ means. We also talk about Australia’s biggest sheep shearing competition and then cover the Trans-Tasman rivalry between New Zealand and Australia and why our jokes about one another often involve sheep.
Learn Australian English in this episode of the Aussie English podcast where I invite guests and interview them. Join us for about an hour of fun talking about what's going on in their life! Today is a special interview episode where I am interviewing my dear friend David Rajaraman. He is of Indian descent though he grew up in Brunei. David then came to Australia and studied aeronautics at university up in Queensland. With a turn of events, he ended up in Japan teaching English. This guy now speaks four languages and having an incredible life. And the guy's only in his mid 30s! Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English in this episode of the Aussie Slang series where I teach you how to use Australian slang - like a fair dinkum Australian! In this episode, we talk about the Aussie slang word "ay". Eh, nope, this is different from the word "aye" - careful, ay! Learn what it means and how you can use it in your daily conversations. Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English by listening to this episode of The Goss! These are conversations with my old man Ian Smissen for you to learn more about Australian culture, news, and current affairs. In this episode, we talk about the Australian bird malleefowl, a species that lays its eggs in dome-shaped nest mounds. Another "mallee" can also be found in Australia - the mallee woodlands of Victoria. An abundant variety of eucalypts called mallee grows in this region of northwestern Victoria. We also talk about silo art popping around Australia. Artisans have painted over these old grain silos, giving them new life as creative outlets. There are so many beautifully painted artworks that there is a website so you can visit them all! Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English in this English Expression episode of the Aussie English Podcast. These are weekly episodes where I teach you how to use English expressions like a fair dinkum Australian! For this episode, we talk about the expression "a rising tide lifts all boats". Get a load of these excellent activities! Get this week's top story about a koala overpopulation in Cape Otway Listen to a koala calling out for a mate Share to you this week's funny joke (haha!) Breakdown the meaning of the words in this expression Discover what the expression means Know the origin of the expression Learn how to use the expression in context Go through a pronunciation exercise Take note of some pronunciation sounds to be careful about, and Tell you about Australia's famous "Shipwreck Coast" and the Loch Ard wreck Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English in this episode of the Aussie Slang series where I teach you how to use Australian slang - like a fair dinkum Australian! In this episode, we talk about the Aussie slang word "avo". Careful, this is different from another Australian slang word "abo". Learn what it means and how you can use it in your daily conversations. Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English by listening to this episode of The Goss! These are conversations with my old man Ian Smissen for you to learn more about Australian culture, news, and current affairs. In this episode, we talk about a plague of mice that is currently ravaging Australia! We are talking about millions of mice that are literally getting everywhere - eating grains across fields, invading homes and destroying stuff. It's really turning to a horror story where a mayor estimates losses to the tune of 40 million dollars! Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English by listening to this latest episode of the Aussie English podcast! Finally! It's been awhile since I actually "walked" while recording this new "Walking With Pete" episode. I got a rush of outdoors this day and tell you about these special lenses that I've been looking for. Have you checked the episodes with the new studio? Let me know what you think! Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English in this episode of the Aussie Slang series where I teach you how to use Australian slang - like a fair dinkum Australian! In this episode, we talk about the Aussie slang phrase "Aussie salute". Learn what it means and how you can use it in your daily conversations. Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English by listening to this episode of The Goss! These are conversations with my old man Ian Smissen for you to learn more about Australian culture, news, and current affairs. In this episode, we talk about 20 things you should NEVER do in Australia! Yes, because like any culture, there are some things we don't really appreciate. And here's a teaser for you: don't ank an Australian for the nearest Starbucks. Yeah, that popular coffee chain is not exactly all the rage here. Do so and you earn a nasty retort, mind you. Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English in this English Expression episode of the Aussie English Podcast. These are weekly episodes where I teach you how to use English expressions like a fair dinkum Australian! For this episode, we talk about the expression "chasing rainbows". Breakdown the meaning of the words in this expression, Discover what the expression means, Learn how to use the expression, Listen to real dialogue examples of the expression in use, Go through a pronunciation exercise, and I tell you about the Rainbow Serpent or Rainbow Snake - an Australian Aboriginal religious figure. Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English in this new series of interviews with my fitness buddy Marcus Kain! Hey there, you mob! Meet Marcus Kain, or Muzz as I know him, is a certified nutrition, strength & conditioning coach. He's been helping me with my work out and I got him here on the podcast to talk about health and fitness topics. In this third episode (of three), we talk about fake natties. Yep, sounds like patties, the food! But actually a fake natty (plural = fake natties) is short for "fake natural". This is a term for bodybuilders who don't tell other people that they use steroids or performance-enhancing drugs. I mean, that's fine if they're ashamed of doing so but they claim that they're clean, that they don't use steroids at all, so that's where we draw the line. Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English in this episode of the Aussie Slang series where I teach you how to use Australian slang - like a fair dinkum Australian! In this episode, we talk about the Aussie slang word "Aussie". Learn what it means and how you can use it in your daily conversations. Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English in this special collaboration episode of the Aussie English podcast! Meet my fellow ESL podcast buddy Charlie Baxter of The British English Podcast -- and today, we are going to give you 9 tips on how you can build your fluency in English. Keep these in when learning English: Tip #1 - Work on your listening comprehension skills. Tip #2 - Use both 'active' and 'passive' styles of learning. Tip #3 - Work on your pronunciation skills. Tip #4 - Talk out loud to yourself! Tip #5 - Focus on vocab expressions & common phrases. Tip #6 - Build habits to boost your English learning. Tip #7 - Structure your studying & use goals for motivation. Tip #8 - Get good at improvising. Tip #9 - Get feedback on your English. How about you? How else do you think you can level up your fluency when speaking in English? Improve your English fluency today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English in this episode of the Aussie Slang series where I teach you how to use Australian slang - like a fair dinkum Australian! In this episode, we talk about the Aussie slang phrase "at the drop of a hat". Learn what it means and how you can use it in your daily conversations. Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
Learn Australian English in this new series of interviews with my fitness buddy Marcus Kain! Yes, my best buddy Marcus Kain, a Certified Nutrition, Strength & Conditioning, and NLP coach, is back! This time, we are doing a 'health, body & mind' series for you guys. In this second episode (of three), we talk about how some people get eating disorders because of misleading commercial information from the Internet. Marcus opens up today about his own struggle: how he developed bulimia, how it affected his emotions and mental well-being, how he found his mentor, until his wonderful recovery. Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!
loading
Comments (58)

Kunal Pant

hi ,your podcasts its awesome but I wanna become confident in english. so how can I become confident in english .

Jun 4th
Reply

Setareh hejazi

I like it too much

Apr 14th
Reply

Setareh hejazi

I like this pod

Apr 5th
Reply (1)

Mehrnaz Mohebbi

Dear Pete Where can I find the free ebook on phrasal verbs? The web link you mentioned doesn't work.

Nov 16th
Reply

Diego Velez

So I have been learning Spanish all this time.

Oct 6th
Reply

Pijman

perfect

Sep 19th
Reply

sanaz lupin

Ive heard alot of horrible stuff about Australian accent! But I can totally understand what youre saying in ur podcast! Is it really the Australian accent orcik reallycgood at it?! 🤣

Sep 3rd
Reply

Avril

How can I sound like a real aussie? Any pronunciation tips?

Aug 5th
Reply

Roya Ebrahimi

Thank you😊 You speak so clearly and fluently. I'm from Iran🙋‍♀️

Jul 11th
Reply

fateme khamse

the name of the movie is "The Holiday"😊 starring ,Jack Black, Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz and Jude Law.

Jun 27th
Reply

Nassim Mv

Thank you, it was SUPER cool :D

May 27th
Reply

amiee

nice podcast

Feb 8th
Reply

Hongyu Guo

How to see this with video?

Jan 19th
Reply

Shahram saber siahpoush

Many thanks, that is really helpful

Jan 13th
Reply

Amir Ebrahimi

One of the best episodes in any English teaching Podcast!

Jan 1st
Reply

Amir Ebrahimi

Very informative in terms of English vocab and expressions!

Jan 1st
Reply

Soodabeh Gorgin

Where can I find the transcript?

Dec 24th
Reply (1)

謝承翰

87 87 87 0 okkkmmo99k. Olimpiade

Dec 2nd
Reply

Pezhman Mahmoudi

3 elisods for introduction😫

Dec 1st
Reply

Wimalarathana A Thero

good

Nov 12th
Reply (1)
Download from Google Play
Download from App Store