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 an animating 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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iVoox
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And many other podcast apps. See How to Listen.

What people are saying about Leonardo English

“ Finally, a much more interesting way to improve my listening skills. I loved the one about how black holes work! “

Chiara, Italian Speaker, 33

“ Wow. I learn something new every single podcast. More please!“

Rui, Japanese Speaker, 42

Built by English native speakers, teachers and polyglots.

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

Yes, we know what it takes to teach.

But more importantly, we also know what it takes to learn a language properly to fluency.

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Who is it for?

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Intermediate speakers and above

Aimed at students with levels B1 and above.

If you can understand most of this website, you will be able to understand our podcasts.

Serious about learning English

You really want to improve your English.

You know that apps that feel like a game don’t really help you anymore.

You've now realised that you can't become fluent from grammar and vocabulary books.
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Curious about how things work

You love learning, and have a thirst for knowledge.

You want to know how everything works.

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

What will you learn?

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

Learn about everything from how black holes work to stories of seas that disappeared.
Science

Science

From Einstein to Antimatter, Hydrogen to Lawrencium, an understanding of science is required for any well-rounded education.
Politics

Politics

From Brussels to Washington, we'll take a look at the political systems of the world today, and discuss what the future might hold.
Economics

Economics

How does money really work? We take a look at the most interesting economic stories in the world right now.
Philosophy

Philosophy

From Plato to Aristotle, Buddhism to Stoicism, we'll look at some of the world's great philosophers and their ideas.
Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture

Learn about the world's great artists, poets, and creators. The world is richer and more beautiful with them in it.
Technology

Technology

From the Internet to the mechanical clock. Learn about the fantastic technologies that power the world.
Business

Business

Learn about how the world of business works. Listen to the stories of how companies make (and lose) billions of dollars per year.
Language Learning

Language Learning

Learn about how the science behind language learning works
Geography

Geography

From how glaciers work, to where hurricanes come from. We explore the natural world to its fullest.
Lucky dip

Lucky dip

Always random, but never boring. We bring you the most interesting stories from all over the world.
New podcasts come out twice a week, on a Tuesday and a Friday.
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Pricing

Simple, clear, and fair.

Listen for free on web
or your favourite podcast app.

Then choose one of 2 options to turbocharge your listening and communication skills.

Starter

Transcripts, vocabulary, and bonus content

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Listen to every podcast on web or your favourite podcast app

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

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Download podcast to listen to later

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Download transcript & in-line key vocabulary as pdf

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Animating transcript & key vocabulary available online

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Exclusive member-only podcasts.

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30-day no questions asked refund policy

€14

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Pro

Extra help from the Leonardo English team

Everything in Starter AND

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30 min set-up call with Leonardo English team

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30 min monthly 1-on-1 training

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Private mastermind group (coming soon)

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iOS & Android app (coming soon)

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Looking for a free plan?

You can listen for free on web or your favourite podcast app, and learn with transcripts and key vocabulary on the Free Transcripts page.

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