English Learning for Curious Minds

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Summary

In today's episode we take a look at 5 of the most amazing prison escapes in history.

We'll travel to South Korea, Mexico, Germany, and the US, and discover some of the ingenious ways in which prisoners evaded their guards.

Full transcript, key vocabulary, and bonus episodes available on www.leonardoenglish.com

Show Notes

Today we're going to be taking a look at 5 of the most amazing prison escapes in history. 

We'll travel to South Korea, Mexico, Germany, and the US, and discover some of the ingenious ways in which prisoners evaded their guards.

  • Escape 1: John Herbert Dillinger and the wooden pistol
  • Escape 2: Choi Gap Bok, the South Korean yoga expert
  • Escape 3: The Alcatraz escape - but did it really happen?
  • Escape 4: The Great Escape - how 600 men managed to keep an escape plan hidden from their guards
  • Escape 5 (and 6): El Chapo, $2.5 million, laundry baskets, tunnels, and motorbikes

Key vocab: Protagonists, Ingenious, Dummies, Without further ado, Ringing a bell, Notorious, Carved, Lured, Shootout, Brute, Wriggle, Perished, Cult, Shark-infested, Tides, Feat, Raft, Intriguing, Immortalized, Squadron, Sheer, Barbed wire, Implicated, Evade, Extradited, Bribe

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Full transcript and key vocabulary available on the website: https://www.leonardoenglish.com/podcasts/the-most-amazing-prison-escapes-in-history

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More about Leonardo English and the English for Curious Minds podcast

Learning English shouldn't be boring. It should open your mind.

English Learning for Curious Minds is a podcast aimed at intermediate level English speakers and above, where listeners learn fascinating things about the world while learning English.

There's no small-talk, no boring grammar exercises or vocabulary drills.

You'll learn English by listening, by hearing real conversations and real English, spoken by native speakers, and at a speed you can understand.

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It's English learning, but for curious minds.

What is English Learning for Curious Minds?

Are you looking for a more interesting way to to learn English?

English Learning for Curious Minds is where you can learn English from native speakers while learning fascinating things about the world.

Every episode comes with a transcript & key vocabulary and is spoken at a speed you can understand.

Join listeners from 155 countries and discover the most interesting way to improve your English while expanding your mind.

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