English learning for curious minds

Are you bored of vocabulary, grammar, and phrasal verbs?

At Leonardo English, we believe that learning English should be interesting.

You should learn more than just language. You should broaden your mind.

Here's how we do it.

We produce English podcasts that teach you fascinating things about how the world works.

They are spoken at a speed you can understand, and come with a transcript and key vocabulary.

Imagine taking English lessons from your most knowledgeable friend.

It's English learning, but for curious minds.
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What people are saying about Leonardo English

Curious minds from 157 countries are improving their English in a more interesting way.

"It is such an amazing source to improve my listening, vocabulary, comprehension and more. Becoming a member was quite an easy decision for me. Definitely, I made the best decision ever."
Coté Granados
Spanish speaker, Spain
"I was very happy when I discovered Leonardo English. It's exactly what I was looking for to improve my English. The speed is just right for me, and the tone and intellectual topics make it adorable to follow. Thank you!"
Neda Hashemi
Persian speaker, Iran
"Finally, a much more interesting way to improve my listening skills. I loved the one about fake meat!"
Chiara Pasian
Italian speaker, Italy
"Leonardo English is one of my favourite English resources I've found. It's great for listening to High Resolution English and improving your comprehension and confidence."
Manuel Cloverdale
Spanish speaker, Spain
"The topics are great and I find the way they are presented so positive and entertaining“
Anja Wernerus-Schmidt
German speaker, Germany
"I'm so in love with these podcasts. The content is unique and interesting, the voice is crystal clear for me to listen which was not the case with other podcasts. Thank you so much for giving me confidence and improving my level of English."
Sher Ali
Malayalam speaker, India
"It’s a very good way to improve my language skills. With the help of the key vocabulary and the transcripts on the website, I am increasing my vocabulary, and thanks to the shadowing I am improving my pronunciation."
Isabel M. Rivero
Spanish speaker, Spain (Gran Canaria)
"As an English teacher, I was seeking to boost my listening skills. Leonardo English was highly appealing to me. Its informative and linguistically rich podcasts along with its serene tone of speech has exposed me to a variety of authentic collocation patterns, standard pronunciation and stress, and a British accent. I'd highly recommend it."
Ali Ansari
Persian speaker, Iran

Built by English native speakers, teachers and language learners.

Leonardo English was created by lifelong language learners and English teachers.  

We know how to teach English.

But more importantly, we know how you really learn a language.

Leonardo English is the result of thousands of hours learning 6 languages.

It's the way we would have wanted to learn.

We hope you enjoy it.

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Who is it for?

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Intermediate speakers and above

Can you understand this website? If so, you should be able to understand our podcasts.

Or just listen to one and see.

Serious about learning English

Apps that feel like a game don’t really help you anymore, and vocabulary or grammar books are tedious and boring.

You want something better.
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Curious about how things work

You love learning, and have a thirst for knowledge.

Why shouldn't you learn fascinating things about the world while you learn English?

What are the podcasts about?


With Leonardo English you can listen to fascinating podcasts and learn about the world while improving your English.

We make podcasts on everything from history to science, economics to language learning.

Some of our recent podcasts include The Sea That Disappeared.

New podcasts come out twice a week, on a Tuesday and a Friday.

Members get unlimited access to all of the podcasts.

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New podcasts come out twice a week, on a Tuesday and a Friday.

Members also get bonus podcasts, which come out at least once a month.

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In the numbers

62 episodes

Researched and produced to the highest standard

14 hours

Accessible 24/7 on your favourite podcast app or on the website

115,000 downloads

Our episodes were listened to 100,000 times within the first 6 months.

157 countries

Curious minds from all over the world are discovering a more interesting way to improve their English.

Pricing

Simple, clear, and fair.

You can listen to 1 podcast a week on our website or on your favourite podcast app.

Then become a member from €5 per month and get unlimited access to every podcast and discover a more interesting way to improve your English.

In the numbers

A few numbers

100,000

listeners

157

countries

64

episodes

Why become a member?

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Unlimited access to every episode

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2 new episodes per week

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Download episodes to listen to later on any device

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Change speed of audio - slow it down if it is too fast

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Request podcast subjects directly from the team - you request it, we make it

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Monthly Q&A sessions with team

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30 minute call with Leonardo English team after signup (included in Learner)

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Subtitles for every podcast (included in Learner)

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Key vocabulary (included in Learner)

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Download transcript & in-line key vocabulary as pdf (included in Learner)

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Call with Leonardo English team (included in Learner)

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Exclusive member-only benefits

Become a member

We're 99% sure you'll love it.

But if you don't...

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30-day no questions asked money back guarantee

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Cancel anytime. No long term contracts

Join us as we build the most interesting way to improve your English.

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You can listen to a limited selection of podcasts for free on the website or your favourite podcast app.

You can see some sample transcripts and key vocabulary on the Free Transcripts page.

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