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Rob and Ashlie talk about the little words which cause so much trouble: articles!

Elementary Podcasts
268

Your comments about British food - and Carolina has a suggestion about a boy for Emily!

Tess & Ravi
212

Our listeners' musical talents are the topic for discussion this episode. Tess and Ravi tell you all about the drink British people are famous for loving.

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Scarlett is twelve years old and is trying to understand the world around her. She asks questions about everything, all the time. She also says that she already knows five languages …

You're hired
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Marcia calls two of the candidates giving them details of the interview process.

119

Five people, whose lives interrelate, live the build-up to Christmas in different ways in different places. A sudden blackout changes their lives forever ...

42

To the first people it was obvious that time went in circles. The basic problem for calendar makers is how to get the months (which come from the moon) to stay in synch with the years.

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Nikos was an ordinary man. One thing that he did not believe in was superstition. But when so many things that are meant to cause bad luck started bringing him good luck, he began to wonder …

How to ask someone where they got that ...
283

Ask the right questions to find out where people got their things.

149

Joe the 4-year-old nephew - is he a pest or just a sweet little boy? Written by Chris Rose.

UK Culture: Student Money
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Are you a student living away from home? Do you find yourself living on a tight budget? Listen to these UK students and find out their top tips for saving money.

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Alberto took one look at his new neighbours and knew that his life was going to get more difficult. There they were, two of them, as big and as noisy as their car – and smelly and stupid as well.

Elementary Podcasts: Tess & Ravi
131

In this episode Ravi is having a bad day and he tells Tess all about it. Their guests talk about the English city of Bath and global problems facing humanity. You can also follow Carolina as she goes away for the weekend with the Conservation Society. Will they have a good trip?

Penny Sweets
42

In the 60s, 70s and 80s it was common for sweets to be sold individually in shops, each sweet costing a penny or two, hence the name penny sweets.

UK Culture: What's a University Education Worth?
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Every year, it costs British students more and more to attend university. Students are graduating with larger and larger debts. So is a university degree really worth it?

21

Henry is an astronomer. He is very excited because he thinks he might have discovered the beginning of a new star. But then he gets even more exciting news ... he’s going to be a father!

Elementary Podcasts
153

In this episode Ravi has hurt his leg and Tess persuades him to go to the doctor. Their guests talk about architect Zaha Hadid and complaining about bad service. You can also follow Carolina as she goes to the hairdresser. Will she get a new look?

How to pay a compliment
142

Learn the tricks of paying compliments.

Image
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Lasagna (plural lasagne) is a dish made with alternate layers of pasta, cheese, and often ragu (a meat sauce) or tomato sauce.

UK Culture: Manners
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Did you know that manners are all about a reduction of violence between people? If you don't believe it, have a listen to this.

UK Culture: Creative Industries
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Creative industries play a key role in the UK economy. Listen and find out what it's like to live and work as a young professional in the UK.

UK Culture: Ethical Shopping
14

Are you after value for money when you're shopping for fashion; or fashion that's made with values? Listen and find out more.

How to tell if your boyfriend is a slob
148

What to say to a boyfriend when he lazes around in the house.

Elementary Podcasts: Tess & Ravi
93

In this episode Ravi asks Tess for some advice, and their guests talk about meditation and space exploration. You can also follow Carolina as she meets a friend’s family for the first time. Will she get on well with them?

34

The Nobels are the originals, of course. Not all awards are as noble as the Nobels. There are now hundreds of awards and awards ceremonies for all kinds of things.

7

The four judges must agree on who will win the four awards in the important Global Music Awards. But there is a problem. They must all agree on each winner. If they can’t all agree, nobody will win.

10

A world like no other – perhaps this is the best way to describe the world of the rainforest. No rainforest is exactly the same, but they all have a role to play in maintaining the world as we know it.

Elementary Podcasts
141

In this episode Tess and Ravi talk about restaurants, and their guests talk about Albert Einstein and shopping. You can also follow Carolina as she meets her course tutor. Will she get good feedback on her essay?

Uncle Tom's Cabin
5

This anti-slavery novel, published in 1852, had a profound effect on worldwide attitudes toward African-Americans and slavery. It may have intensified the conflict that led to civil war.

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