"The best podcast to learn and practice English"
What do I get?
Text Learning Guide
Who is it for?
What do I learn?
(English through U.S. culture)
Your lessons helped me so much that the employees here in my company compliment me on my good English skills!
- Jan, Germany
I have been listening to your lessons for several months. My English has improved ever since; thank you for your work! My results for the TOEIC exam improved from 570 to 840!
- Yuzo, Japan
What You Get
Daily English lessons are dialogues and stories using conversational American English. You get detailed explanations of how to use each of the key expressions and idioms.
Learn English conversation in 17 useful categories - over 1800 topics:
- Travel + Transportation
- Daily Life
- Health + Medicine
- Entertainment + Sports
- Relationships + Family
Each lesson contains:
Audio: about 20-minute lessons
Text: 8-10 page Learning Guides
Cultural English lessons contain information to help you understand the United States and American culture. Learn English as you learn about the U.S. and its customs and culture.
Learn English through American culture and history - more than 2,000 topics:
- Holidays and Festivals
- American Writers and Artists
- Famous Places, Cities, States
- Popular Movies
- Well-Known Books
- Presidents + Politics
- American History
- Common Language Questions and Answers
Each lesson contains:
Audio: about 30-minute lessons
Text: 8-10 page Learning Guides
Dr. Jeff McQuillan is a recognized expert and leading researcher in English language learning and teaching. He received his Ph.D. in applied linguistics and education from the University of Southern California, and was a university professor for many years. He's published dozens of articles and books related to linguistics, literacy, and English language learning. His work has appeared in the media both nationally and internationally, including CNN, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Deutschlandfunk Radio, El Pais, China Post, MacWorld, Diario Financiero, Universia, The Times (London) and many others.
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What is Unlimited English?
Unlimited English gives you access to ALL 1800+ Daily English and Cultural English lessons each month – you can listen to as many as you want on a computer, phone, or tablet.
Please note that if you cancel your membership, you will not be able to listen.
Can I get a free lesson to try before I buy?
Of course! Click here to listen to a sample lesson.
What specifically do I get in each Unlimited English lesson?
Each lesson has two parts:
1) a streaming audio lesson, and
2) a text Learning Guide (8-10 pages).
The Learning Guide includes:
- a complete transcript of everything we say in the audio lesson
- tips on how to use the new vocabulary
- cultural information
- a glossary with definitions of the key vocabulary
- new sample sentences to show you how to use the new terms in the right way
How does the Unlimited English Membership work?
As a paid member, you get access to ALL 1800+ Daily English and Cultural English. You can stream lessons on your computer or mobile device. Please note that if you cancel your membership, you will not be able to listen.
You can listen to as many lessons as you want to and as often as you would like. There are no limits. You can improve as quickly as you want to.
How long do I have access to the lessons?
You have access to ALL 1800+ lessons as long as you are paying your monthly membership fee ($29 each month). You will be able to listen to as many lessons as you want each month by streaming them on your computer, iOS (iPhone/iPad), or Android device.
You must have an active, paid monthly membership to listen to lessons.
How does a subscription work?
Unlimited English is a subscription, which means you are a charge each month until you cancel. Until you cancel, you will be charged $29 each month. But you can cancel anytime – it's easy! Just click on your account icon (top, right corner) and then click Manage Subscriptions. You can cancel your membership there. You will still have access to the lessons until the end of your current 30-day subscription period, or, for our yearly plan, until the end of your 12 months.
Note: If you are canceling and also want a refund, you must email us within 30 days of starting your membership. This is true for both regular and annual memberships. After 30 days, we cannot refund you. We do not automatically refund subscriptions when they are canceled; you must email us to request it.
How do I cancel my membership?
It's easy! Just click on your account icon (top, right corner) and then click Manage Subscriptions. You can cancel your membership there. You will still have access to the lessons until the end of your current 30-day subscription period, or 12 months if you are on a yearly plan. Yearly plans can be canceled anytime during the 12-month membership, but refunds can only be requested in the first 30 days.
Can I cancel my Unlimited English membership in the middle of the month?
You may cancel anytime and you will not be charged again for the next month (30 days). However, you will not receive a partial refund for the remainder of the current 30 days on your membership
What if I am unhappy with my Unlimited English Membership?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are not satisfied with your membership, please contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund. Yearly memberships must be canceled within 30 days. Any refunds must be requested within 30 days of first starting your membership.
I want fewer lessons each month. Do you have anything for me?
Yes! If you have an iPhone, iPad, or Mac, you can get our Apple Podcasts subscription, "Speak English with ESLPod." Our Apple Podcasts subscription gives you 12 lessons per month that can be downloaded directly to your Apple Podcasts app.
For both iOS and Android users, we have groups of lessons for purchase with our English Collections.
See this Comparison Chart for all of our learning options.
How do I stream Unlimited English lessons directly to my phone or tablet? I don't have a computer.
It's easy! If you have an Android device, just open your phone or tablet's browser, go to https://tv.eslpod.com, log in, and start listening.
iOS users can stream and also download lessons on our app from Teachable.com. You can listen to lessons offline for as long as you have a paid, active Unlimited English membership. Get more information on using the app here.
I have a question that is not answered here. How can I get help?
Just tap or click here to email us and we'll get back to you as soon as we can.