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Imagine a beach: a quiet place, with only the noise of the sea and the gulls in the background. It’s a hot day. There is just the sea, the sun, and the beach: a little paradise.
Slavery is the idea that a human is someone’s property, that he/she can be bought, sold and owned; and forced to work without being paid. This concept has been around for thousands of years.
I screamed. Then, my heart pounding, and probably still screaming, I grabbed a handy can of insecticide. He ran at me but I jumped out of the way and he scuttled out of the kitchen…
The two Greek words – “philo”, which means love and “sophia”, which means wisdom are the beginnings of the word we use today: Philosophy, the love of wisdom.
Jamie's taken his exam and is waiting for the results. Adam and Jo talk about the meaning of different exam results in the UK.
Discussing TV crime programmes, Tess teaches Ravi a thing or two about Sherlock Holmes. Adam and Jo explain how to use 'to be born'.
Tess and Ravi talk about football and hooligans in the UK and how things have changed. Adam is on holiday so we only have Rob this week.
LearnEnglish Podcasts is back! Some things are the same (Tess, Ravi and Carolina) and some things are new, for example the presenters. So whether you're new to LearnEnglish Podcasts or have been listening since Series 1, give it a try!
Nick discusses the culture and traditions of the four nations that make up the United Kingdom.
Rob talks to Stephen about some phrasal verbs from the clip and then about ways of saying how much you like something.
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