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Nobuko - Japan
Tell us a little about yourself.
I'm female Japanese and plan to take a TOEIC test .
Why are you studying English?
It's my hobby.
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
Two months.
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
Tempo.
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
I've been to England, so naturaly Rob is my choice.
Claudio - Brazil
Tell us a little about yourself.
I'm a financilal analyst at an insurance company here in Brazil. I'm 47 years old and I like to know about others cultures.
Why are you studying English?
I'm studying English because it's important for my job.
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
For about one year.
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
I like the real situation that is spoken at the conversations.
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
I think you two are cooler.
Chiemi - Saitama, Japan
Tell us a little about yourself.
I’m designer. Especially I make character goods design. I’m going to study a pet goods design from April. Because I really like pets and I want to make good things for pets and their owners.
Why are you studying English?
I hope I’ll work to foreign country one day or I want to study abroad for design.
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
I’ve been a member for four months.
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
I like to hear Bob and Rob talk. The topics are always interesting.
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
That’s a tough question. I can’t choose.
Barbara - Austria
Tell us a little about yourself.
I'm Barbara from Austria, 22 years old and studying chemistry. My hobbies are playing badminton, reading, going out, Origami, learning about different cultures and languages,... and of course listening to " The Bob and Rob Show"
Why are you studying English?
What I like most about English is that you can communicate with people from almost everywhere!! Actually I'm not really studying English, I've spent 9 months in England and therefor I'm getting on okay. I just want to maintain my level of English (but if I'd improve, I wouldn't be cross either ;-))
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
I haven't been a member for that long... I think it's 4 months now, but I've listened to all your shows and enjoyed every single one!!
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
First of all it's fun to listen to!!! Secondly I enjoy hearing different accents, getting to know knew vocabulary and finding out about differences in British and American English, especially because it's so easy to pick up that stuff from your show, because you really present them well!
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
First I want to mention your both pretty cool and the show wouldn't be the same with just one of you, but (sorry Bob!) Rob's my favourite.
Hisashi - Tokyo
Tell us a little about yourself.
I am a sound engineer, working for the plays, dances, and other stage performances. Living to drink "Sake", and to ride motor bikes.
Why are you studying English?
Several years ago, I lived in London for a year. (Working in West End Theatres were soooo exciting.) That experience recognized me that "I have to study more." This is why I am studying English and I've been a member of your show since
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
1 year ago.
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
Your shows are so fantastic. It is a great fun for me to listen to your show every week. I like the "Both sides of the pond", and the songs in the end of the shows. Also, the recordings are fine and the sound effects are superb.
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
Rob. Because I'm also left wing. Sorry, Bob. :-P
Sebastien - France
Tell us a little about yourself.
I am 40 years old, single, French and living in Paris. I am working in my own business in sales, management and communication training.
Why are you studying English?
I've been studying English in school for 10 years. I had a good level but not high enough for working abroad or having a complex conversation. But I could travel and made me understandable. But I couldn't fully understand a TV show. So I decided to practice my English for one year listing lots of learning podcasts and TV show and Thanks to yours a really raise my level. Now I can understand almost everything. But I know I have to continue my training because, even if English seems simple to learn it' a very complex language if you want to possess it perfectly.
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
Until your 85th lesson on Canada. But I listened all your shows !
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
Hodgepodge is one of my favorite. My preferred Lesson is on the F word !!! Both side of the pound Is very useful to make the difference between American and British English. Ancient Japanese secret
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
Both ! You two make a great show. Congratulation . You'll deserve to be on radio or even on TV Thank you for all the progresses a made !
Hiroshi - Japan
Tell us a little about yourself.
Although I was working at big company untill 60 years old now I'm busy to work for another company as an director of executive board. I'm 63 years old and I'm enjoying bike riding and playing Ohtsuzumi (Japanese old hand drum) at shrine and temple.
Why are you studying English?
I want to communicate globally with any body at any countries. English is very convenience to understand everything of any countries.
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
Three years, I think.
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
The reason why I like about the Bob and Rob Show is that many different vocabularies are introduced at the show and it is very interested in the difference between American and English.
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
Rob?
Emmanuel - France
Tell us a little about yourself.
My name is Emmanuel, but most of my friends call me Manu. I'am a french man, and I'm 35 years old. I'am officer in the Army, and I live in Paris since last august. I like sports : skiing, running, cycling...
Why are you studying English?
I like traveling. A few years ago, I was in India for a few weeks, and It was very difficult for me to speak english with local people. So I decided to improve on my level in english.
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
I've been a member for about 6 months.
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
First : It's an intersting and varied podcast. I never get bored when I listen to it ! I think I could listen to it with pleasure even if I didn't have to learn english. Then, I like the way you mix culture, grammar, vocabulary, etc. Finally, I like your sense of humour !
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
I'm not interested in politics.
Naomi 2 - Japan
Tell us a little about yourself.
I am Japanese. I learn English for fan, as Bob and Rob sometimes say "variety's the spice of life".
Why are you studying English?
Actually I do not need English for my job or career. I want to see the films without subtitle. And I want to read some English books which I really want to read but they are not put into Japanese.
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
I believe 1 year and a half or so.
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
It lifts me away from everyday thoughts.
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
Hahaha! It is hard to say! Rob. Maybe... My first podcast of your show is that a listner has sent you an email saying Bob always interrups Rob. Since then I consider Bob a kind of a chatterbox. I am sorry!!!
Petr - Czech Republic
Tell us a little about yourself.
I'm 30, and I live in the second largest town called Brno.
Why are you studying English?
I have been studying English over 12 years now. I have decided to study English because I somehow felt I may like it and it might be more interesting than German. Once I started I fell in love with it. Currently I'm a student of Masaryk Univerzity in Brno where I study at the Faculty of Education (Teacher Training for Primary, Lower Secondary School and Language School)
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
I'm a Bob and Rob Show member since 08/16/2007.
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
It's hard to say what I like about your show. Firstly I love the idea of podcasting. Then I like you sense of humour and the style your approach your lessons. They are somehow relaxed and finely balanced. I can learn some grammar, idioms, pronunciation, I can learn about your and not only your culture and traditions. What should I say more? You're lessons are just perfect!!
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
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Sergei - Ukraine
Tell us a little about yourself.
I am from Ukraine. I am 33 years old. I have two children. My daughter is 9 and my son is 6 years old. I am working an engineer in Nokia Siemens Networks. I live and work in Kiev.
Why are you studying English?
The first I always have interesting to study English and I understand importance of it. My job requires English knowledge, because I have a lot of foreign colleagues and our mailing has to be in English only. Sometimes I have traveling abroad and It's very suitable to talk English.
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
I have been a member almost when you published your first lessons. I have been starting since July or June of 2005, when I found you in internet. It was free :-) as you remember, but then I have signed from November of 2007 again, although I wanted long ago, but I did not have possibility.
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
I listen to your show everyday, usually when I drive in my car. I like your show very much. Your jokes are funny. I got good knowledge in spoken English. I heard new and old words, phrases. It is good to listen to various themes.
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
Sorry, but I don't think that somebody of you is cooler for me :-). I like as Rob and as Bob. Certainly Bob has the gift of the gab more then Rob, but I believe you supplement each other.
Kaori - Japan
Tell us a little about yourself.
I am mid-age girl (girl....?? Please don't say "no shit"), the same age as Bob. I like traveling and went to many country in my 20's, then I'd been in China for 2 years....and then now my interest is heading for English/US, I visit US twice a year periodically.
Why are you studying English?
My top priority of visiting US is "firsthand experience". I always stay my friend's house, I go grocery store, use home appliances(totally different from Japanese)and so on... it's big fun for me even if I sometimes should walk more than 5 miles way to "Target" "Walgreen".... To me, learning English is one of means to do first hand things.
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
I suppose about half year... I'm not sure though.
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
I love you guys' conversations in this way... all topic were expanding wider and wider and you guys always have fun. I often feel the western people have a kind of rhythm to talk, especially American. (But, you know, Chinese also have it, the way of talking is similar --- it's logical, too) I try to use your expression in my English class and business, it always got success.
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
Speaking of cool, the winner is .... yeah, Rob! (Sorry Bob, you are ... smart but funny.) But I know Rob likes the topics a little bit sexy, your laughther sounds like... it's the evidence when you talk about it.
Jean - France
Tell us a little about yourself.
I'm 38, French, married, one superb little girl. And soon a new child. I'm an IT consultant.
Why are you studying English?
I spend a couple of years in London, so I want to preserve my level in English and it's also good for job.
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
1 year, I think. I don't see time when I'm listening to the podcast.
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
No think less nothing more, that's perfect.
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
Of course, as a UK lover I prefer Rob, but as usual it's necessary to be two for a good show, so thanks Bob.
Joyce - Taiwan
Tell us a little about yourself.
I have been living in the US for almost two years. i like the same stuff every girl likes,and I also like to go skiing. Actually I learnt how to ski in Japan. What else ? Oh yeah, i am very struggling in speaking English, kind of helpless because I live in LA.
Why are you studying English?
i wanta pass "ielts"for speaking section 7 , in order to get a green card.
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
I don't know.. you guys should probably know more clearly than me
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
Sometimes the topicis more serious i just cant keep up with ..but I like "f" or "s" word better ...
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
ha, how about which one is prettier and funnier ?... me
Maria Rodrigues - Sao Paulo, Brazil
Tell us a little about yourself.
My love story with English is old. When I was in high school my first English teacher came and said : in English we don´t have those graphic signs like we have in French, where sometimes we have two or even three "signs" in just one word. and then, I started to like English, especially because she was a very good and charming teacher. Because of her, some friends and I applied for a scholarship through American Field Service and we had the opportunity to live in the States for one year as foreign exchange students, so our education was greatly influenced by the american way of life. Back home I went to the University of Sao Paulo, and then became an English teacher. I taught mostly at public schools and at Language Institutes. Nowaday I teach English "in company" and also translate books from English to Portuguese.
Why are you studying English?
I always feel that I need more practice, especially conversation and listening practice.
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
I think one year now.
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
I like it because it's natural and easy going. The topics discussed are interesting.
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
What a tricky question! Both of you are very cool and funny and you are not pretending to be those computer experts who frighten everybody, as you confess that you are having problems, and so on. I also like the colloquial way you address people like: will you do me a favor, etc. as one feels he/she is not talking to a machine and you really care for people. Congratulations for your work!
Víctor - Bilbao, Spain
Tell us a little about yourself.
I'm 31 and I was born in Gijón, a nice town located in Asturias (North of Spain). Currently I'm living (and working) in Bilbao which is famous, among other things, for the groundbreaking and silver Guggenheim Museum. I work as Software Architect for a security software company. One might say that I'm tech geek…..not really.. well, just a bit. J I'm an ordinary guy that is strongly interested not only in technology and computing but also in travelling, cooking, reading, learning English, putting my body in motion (also known as sport), and so on....In short, It's all about enjoying life and learning things.
Why are you studying English?
The main reason is my job because English is the official language in tech business. Furthermore, I love learning other languages. I find it difficult but really motivating. It seems to me almost unreal when one is able to recognize words where, months before, only heard noises.
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
I became a member just a couple of months ago. However, I've been listening to you since about a year. I've been talking about you to my coworkers and now they're also listening to the show… I'm spreading the Word ;)
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
Perhaps, the thing I like the most is the English you use. It sounds to me, at the same time, clear and real. I was used to BBC "plastic" English that sounds, somehow, a bit fake. Simply put, ordinary people don't talk like BBC and you do. The Phrasal verb and Idioms section is a case in point.
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
Both of you are doing a great job. Keep it up guys!!
Naomi - Nagoya, Japan
Tell us a little about yourself.
I'm a system engineer working for a IT company in Nagoya. I like reading(especially about self-development, mysteries, health, yoga), watching movies (I like Matt Damon), Japanese pop music (I like Monkey Majik, Bump Of Chicken, Kobukuro, GREEEEEN), drying bed clothes.
Why are you studying English?
1 .I wanna elevate my personal value.
2. I wanna travel abroad without frustration.
How long have you been a Bob and Rob Show listener?
Just a few weeks.
What do you like about the Bob and Rob Show?
1. The conversation is so natural and the topics are various and enjoyable.
2. It has student's guides so that I can check my understanding.
3. I can enjoy the cultural differences between US and UK.
4. I can enjoy additional functions such as Blog, Vocab, Grammar and so on.
Who do you think is cooler, Bob or Rob?
This is the hardest question for me! I received this e-mail from Bob, so I must say Bob is cooler...surely....maybe....
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