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Dramatic Listening... the podcast where you learn English by listening to radio plays

Wendy Lambert

Dramatic Listening makes radio plays intended for native speakers accessible to the Upper-Intermediate and Advanced learner of English. 無論是出國生活,還是日常和外國人接觸,你需要好的聽力和說話能力。得到高TOEIC 的成績是不夠的!Dramatic Listening,「戲劇化的聆聽」,是能幫助高中級和高級學習者銜接到真實世界英語的 Podcast。用著40-60年代廣播劇,各podcast 集都是見聞廣博和有趣的,分享不同文化的心得與理解,用著英文與中文解釋生字造句。



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Richard doesn't want to tell his girlfriend about his day at work, and not wanting Walt to feel obligated, he won't accept his thanks. Can you understand the psychology behind his behaviour? (Upper-Intermediate ESL)
Spence and Diamond chat like friends. Spence is thrilled that Diamond recognizes his genius so he takes pleasure in explaining how his bomb works.
Diamond puts Otis in charge of the music. Then he goes back into the room to use some psychology on crazy Spence. Will Otis get it right the first time, or will he louse it up?
This scene finds Diamond shopping in a music store. What! Is he taking a break, or is this all part of solving Lieutenant Levinson's dilemma? He almost arrests the chatty sales clerk for obstructing justice. (Radio play for Upper-Intermediate to Advanced ESL)
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Aug 24, 2018 Wendy Lambert
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Who has better understanding of the criminally insane than a psychiatrist? Diamond asks a psychiatrist for insight and comes away with a better understanding.
Richard Diamond meets with a crazy hostage-taker face to face. The guy is insane! Will Diamond be taken hostage too? (Radio play for U-I to Adv ESL)
Bumbling cop, Sergeant Otis, has an urgent message for Richard Diamond, but he has trouble persuading Diamond to come and help at the 5th precinct.
The stagecoach arrives a little late, but unharmed. But Andy isn't doing his job. He's not on the stagecoach. He does come back though, with a dead man slung over a horse. Listen to Andy's story and decide if he has really changed. (Upper-Intermediate ESL)
Matt gives Andy a chance to prove himself, but Andy seems to avoid Marshal Matt Dillon. Is Andy going to go straight, or do you think he and Curric are up to something? (Upper-Intermediate ESL)
~ Gunsmoke, The Choice, Part 3 Too Brave for His Own Good Andy gets into a fight in the bar, the saloon. He didn’t start this fight, but he’s ready to stand up to this other man. Matt and Doc are in the saloon at the time and hear the talk at the bar getting more and more heated. In the middle of it all, Matt catches the name of the stranger. Andy seems to know him and calls him Kerrick. That Name Rings a Bell Hmm... Kerrick. That name seems to ring a bell for Matt, but where did he hear it...
Andy has difficulty holding down a job. He disappoints his boss on his first day riding shotgun on the stagecoach. Actually, that's an understatement! His boss says he deserves to be 'tarred and feathered' - punished and humiliated! Listen to find out what Andy did wrong.
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Jul 15, 2017 Wendy Lambert
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Gunsmoke - The Choice, Part 1: When a new guy, Andy Hill, shows up in Dodge City, Marshal Matt Dillon tries to determine whether he is s good guy or a bad guy. Andy did a good deed that showed off his skill, but this aroused Matt's suspicions.
Harry Lime: Ticket to Tangier, part 7 - Harry tells us how he avoided police, got rid of the drugs, and made a quick buck - all with a clear conscience.
When a third party shows up, Harry says it's getting overcrowded. Together, Harry and Patsy get rid of their unwelcome guest.
Patsy's business proposition goes against Harry's morals, but Patsy isn't ready to take 'no' for an answer. She needs a partner to pull this thing off!
In Part 4 of 'The Lives of Harry Lime: Ticket to Tangier', Harry discovers that he does not call the shots. The more powerful player is a woman, no less!
Who is this woman? Already very attracted to her beauty, Harry now he finds that she can really dance too. In fact, she seems to be too good at it. Is she really just an airline hostess?
At the risk of looking foolish, Harry Lime takes the first step in solving his money problem and everything magically falls into place.
The notorious Harry Lime is in a Paris pub. A business deal didn't work out so now he's down to his last dollar.
Backed into a corner with seemingly no way out, Mitchel uses his wits and whatever's at hand to gain the upper hand.
Mitchel stumbles upon Haroon at the ruins. He looks guilty, but he says he can explain. Should we believe him? Listen to the podcast to find out. -- Dangerous Assignment, Part 6
Mitchel gets fished out of the water. Although his head is pounding with pain, he has to continue his investigation. He arranges a flight with Dean to the ruins, but since there’s no landing strip, he’ll have to parachute down. He finds out how important it is to inspect his gear whenever tryig an extreme sport!
News of an archeological dig not far from the pipeline leads Mitchel to a warehouse in Qatar and a connection to an enterprising gent he's met before.
Sarita the belly dancer isn't much help to Steve Mitchel in his investigation, but Triflus gives Mitchel a lead related to logistics.
Find 100,000 Barrels of Oil - Part 2: Govt agent, Steve Mitchel, begins his investigation in Arabia and gets his first lead. Was it just a rookie mistake?
Government agent, Steve Mitchel, gets sent to Arabia to resolve a dispute between a U.S. oil company and a disgruntled Arab Sheik.
So, how did you do it Poirot? At what point in the investigation did you have it all figured out? Point shares how he cracked the case.
News of a car accident sends Inspector Stevens rushing to the accident scene. Point, on the other hand, responds by heading straight of the airport.
What’s that sticking out from under the sheets in the laundry bin? In this episode we investigate the hotel basement with Poirot, Miss Fletcher, and Johnny - the elevator attendant.
Poirot and company go upstairs to the room where the murder took place. They learn a little about the man who needed a bodyguard because of death threats.
The Inspector is upset at what this failure will cost him in his career. He gave police protection to a very important man, but the murderer struck anyway.
Johnny, the elevator man can explain his whereabouts, but his story sounds suspicious. It doesn't fit with the clues Poirot observed.
NY apartments are hard to find. Detective Hercule Poirot is told he will be lucky to find one. But he isn't counting on luck. He expects to succeed by using his brain... but first, there is a murder to solve.
Case closed! The inspector finally has not only a confession, but also the smoking gun. But what does this mean for Ralph?
Ralph sure does know how to play it cool...that is, until Inspector Dorset mentions the murder weapon!
By association with the sex symbol, Jill Jorras, Ralph becomes desirable to women. He works on his image and enjoys his notoriety for a while.
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Jul 14, 2016 Wendy Lambert
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You're Better Off Guilty — Act 2, Scenes 1, 2 & 3 ~ When the Inspector questions an informant, new info helps him 'put two and two together'. His theory to follow up on sees Ralph as his prime suspect.
You're Better Off Guilty — Act 1, Scenes 2 & 3 ~ Ralph's boss is concerned about his company image – what will people think! He doesn't like the negative publicity that Ralph is bringing to his firm and eyes him with suspicion.
You're Better Off Guilty — Act 1, Scene 1 ~ While trying to report a crime to the police, Ralph moves from witness to suspect.
This episode is just a short teaser, a trailer introducing "You're Better Off Guilty". Sylvia makes a rather strange suggestion...one that Ralph finds imponderable!
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May 19, 2016 Wendy Lambert
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In this closing episode of the old-time radio play 'The Lady Was a Tiger', Larry flirts with the idea that he might be an American version of James Bond. (This play started in episode DL062.)
Circumstances force Carol to show her 'true colors'. Which side is she really on? With a deadly syringe in hand, she does what has to be done.
Carol uses feminine persuasion. Egor uses threats. To Larry, they are a rattler and a bully. When neither get Larry's cooperation, they call in Rozanski!
Larry is of no use to the Russian spies while he's a jailbird. They aim to get him out with their 'secret weapon'...
Larry is elated over his interview with Professor Teal, but when he comes back to Dave at the cafe, he finds himself a murder suspect at a crime scene, (part 2 of 6).
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Mar 11, 2016 Wendy Lambert
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Larry is elated over his interview with Professor Teal, but when he comes back to Dave at the cafe, he finds himself a murder suspect at a crime scene, (The Lady Was a Tiger, part 2 of 6).
Mr District Attorney - Intimidated Jury, Scene 10: Thieves Fall Out -- Stanley's attempt to shut the cop up gets him arrested. He and Butler fall out. Sure that he's been double-crossed, he implicates Butler in the murders. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games can help you learn the new words in this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Jan 15, 2016 Wendy Lambert
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Mr District Attorney - Intimidated Jury, Scene 9: Cat and Mouse -- In a cat and mouse game, while the DA chats, Butler tries to find out what the DA knows. What he finds is a bit unnerving, but nothing Butler can't handle.
The DA is at Taylor's office fishing for a new angle, looking for a money trail to lead him to the kingpin behind the jury rigging - and he's got something!
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Dec 31, 2015 Wendy Lambert
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Mr District Attorney and the Intimidated Jury, (scene 7):   The heat is on, but Stanley is totally unaware of it. Boy, does this kid ever need to wake up and smell the coffee! This one's on the house! Two episodes ago, Mr. Stanley, the hitman, killed jury foreman, Mr. Taylor, for Mr. Butler. Taylor was being charged with jury tampering, so he had come to Butler (the kingpin who was really behind the jury rigging) seeking protection. When Butler seemed not to care, Taylor had pointed out that...
Mr. District Attorney and the Intimidated Jury, (Scene 6): Just the stooge: The District Attorney and his secretary are talking about the case and they are quite satisfied that they have enough evidence to convict Mr. Taylor of jury tampering. It looks like Mrs. Clark was right. The jurors had been manipulated into voting ‘not guilty’ out of fear of blackmail. And they all said the blackmailer was Taylor. The D.A., however, is quite sure that Taylor is just a stooge — a puppet being...
Mr District Attorney - Intimidated Jury, Scene 5: A Jostled Kingpin An anxious Mr Taylor seeks protection from Butler, the kingpin behind the jury rigging. He tries a risky tactic to get the kingpin to care about him. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words in this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
Mr District Attorney - Intimidated Jury, Scene 4: Taking Offense When accused jury foreman, Mr Taylor, gets hauled back to the DA's office and hears that he is being charged with manipulating the jury, he screams, "Libel!" This is just an act, but it will only save his skin for the moment. How will he ever get out of the mess he's gotten himself into? Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words for this episode. Go to...
Mr District Attorney - Intimidated Jury, Scene 3: Gangster Etiquette || When we look in on the gangsters' world, we find that Mr Stanley has good etiquette -- he knows when to say a sincere "thank-you". Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Nov 26, 2015 Wendy Lambert
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Mr District Attorney - Intimidated Jury, Scene 2: The Informant || The D.A. has hope of calling a mistrial when he hears an informant's suspicions that the jury seemed blackmailed into voting 'not guilty'. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
Mr District Attorney - Intimidated Jury, Scene 1: A Reasonable Doubt || The District Attorney and Harrington are shocked at the jury's verdict. They can't understand it, but obviously, at least one juror had a reasonable doubt. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Nov 12, 2015 Wendy Lambert
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Intro to Mr District Attorney - Intimidated Jury: The jury system was created for fairness, but it has its problems. I talk about the jury system and teach some keywords for the whole radio play. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
Part 6 of Archie Andrews - Bankrupt Rumor: When the source of the rumor becomes known, Archie and his friends have to rush to put out the fire they started. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
Part 5 of Archie Andrews - Bankrupt Rumor: What is it that has caused Fred's life to fall apart right before his eyes? His reputation is ruined, but how did it happen? Who started the rumor? Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
Part 4 of Archie Andrews - Bankrupt Rumor: Fred is perplexed. The storekeeper, Mr. Pringle, insists Fred buy on credit saying he can pay back later when he gets his feet on the ground. Luckily, Veronica will do anything for Archie, and her Daddy will do anything for her! It seems like the Andrews' bankruptcy problem will be short-lived. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
Part 3 of Archie Andrews - Bankrupt Rumor: After brainstorming for a way to help his family through their financial problems, Archie and Jughead part. Betty has overheard part of the conversation and is very curious to find out more. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
Part 2 of Archie Andrews - Bankrupt Rumor: Archie and Jughead want to go to the movies, so Archie comes home to ask his dad for some money. As they eavesdrop on Archie's parents talking about money problems, they are shocked. It sounds serious. Then Archie comes up with an idea. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Aug 20, 2015 Wendy Lambert
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Archie Andrews is a radio sit-com based on the Archie Comics. In part 1 of Bankrupt Rumor, Archie's mom, Mary, is teaching Archie's dad, Fred, how to play Scrabble, a popular new game at that time. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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After listening to Marlowe unraveling the ins and outs of the double murder, we are sure he's fingered the right suspect. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Apr 2, 2015 Wendy Lambert
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Marlowe gets knocked out, but when he comes to, he has a eureka moment. But there's no time to explain. It's up to you to figure out what Marlowe knows. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Mar 19, 2015 Wendy Lambert
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The Feminine Touch, Part 4: Marlowe shares his murder hunch with Micky in hopes that she will give him a lead on Moon. Her guess proves right. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Mar 5, 2015 Wendy Lambert
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Lou Bryant falls to his death. Are Pepper and Adrienne getting rid of excess baggage, or was it really just a tough break that could've happened to anyone? Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Feb 19, 2015 Wendy Lambert
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In Part 2 of Philip Marlowe and the Feminine Touch, Marlowe finds Pepper Riggs does a motorcycle stunt act on the Wall of Death. Danger threatens, and Marlowe isn't the only one to sense it. He has to find out what kind of trouble Adrienne is mixed up in -- before it is too late! Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Feb 5, 2015 Wendy Lambert
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Detective Philip Marlowe calls on a potential client. His wealth doesn't impress Marlowe, but his genuine concern for his daughter does. Marlowe decides to take the job. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Dec 19, 2014 Wendy Lambert
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Joe comes up with a temporary fix for all the destruction Tony has caused. Thanks to Joe, we have a second chance. But it comes with a stern warning. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Dec 5, 2014 Wendy Lambert
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Tony's tour of inspection reveals a puzzling mix of good and bad. People are full of vitality, enjoying life, but can also be full of cruelty, taking life. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Nov 20, 2014 Wendy Lambert
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Joe gets Tony, the alien, talking about his spaceship, traveling at the speed of light, and time travel. Will any of this help Joe fight back? Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Nov 6, 2014 Wendy Lambert
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As Joe's confrontation with Tony, the alien, continues, he tries to find out what kind of measures Tony plans to take. Tony's answers are shocking. Listen to find out what Tony's mild, severe, and drastic measures are for planet Earth. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Oct 24, 2014 Wendy Lambert
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Once inside the flying saucer, Joe learns what the Thonians know about humans and what Tony's mission is. Tony is concerned about man's use of the atom bomb. Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet
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Oct 10, 2014 Wendy Lambert
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An average Joe tries telling you and everyone else, that everyone died last night. He asks that you hear him out , but Is he just a crazy narrator? Quizlet: English-Chinese flashcards and games could help you learn the new words from this episode. Go to http://www.dramaticlistening.com/quizlet