Series 1 - Podcast 1
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Introducing your friends, Angelina Jolie, things you can find in a kitchen, Central Park in New York, celebrities working for charity, etc.

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A weekend away, Shakira, Hot Seat, tango in Buenos Aires, songs in English or in other languages, airport situations, a joke, etc.

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Talking about clothes, Jonathan Ive, 10 Seconds, the vuvuzela, women's football, travelling on the London Underground, jokes, etc.

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Talking about how people are feeling, Bob Marley, Hot Seat, Bun Festival in Cheung Chau, books vs films, British money, joke, etc.

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Talking about pets, Didier Drogba, Think of a word beginning with '...', New Zealand, cats or dogs, joke, regular and irregular verb forms

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Talking about travel problems, Frida Kahlo, Think of a word beginning with '...', Kazakhstan, 'How green are you?', the word 'like', neutral and informal words

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Talking about family, Dr. Muhammed Yunus, quiz, taxis in Cairo, "What's the best way to travel?", in the chemist, 'look' vs 'sound', false friends

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Asking for a favour, David Attenborough, numbers quiz, Christmas in Prague, best and worst things on TV, Carolina in the pub, time prepositions, British measurements.

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Making plans for the weekend, Matt Groening, phrases that go with different verbs, the Indian film industry, the perfect holiday, Carolina makes dinner for her friends, 'make' vs 'do', 'yourself'

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In this final episode of our first series you can listen to highlights from the first nine podcasts. Please note that there is no support pack for this episode, and no Tom the Teacher section, either.

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Talking about birthdays, knitting, family quiz, favourite food, Carolina goes shoe shopping, pronouns, uses of 'poor' and 'old'.

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Talking about restaurants, Einstein, verb collocations, shopping, Carolina speaks to her tutor, a joke, 'say' and 'tell'.

Elementary Podcast series 2 episode 3
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Asking for and giving advice, meditation, things and places in airports, space exploration, Carolina meets Jamie's parents, a joke, 'too' and 'very'.

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Being sympathetic, chocolate, places in a city, ways of wasting time, Carolina has lunch with Jamie's parents, a joke, the present continuous, 'portmanteau' words

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Reacting to good news, Formula One, ball games, telling the truth, Carolina takes a jacket back to a shop, a joke, 'everybody' and 'nobody', 'actually'.

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Persuading people to do things, Zaha Hadid, comparing things, complaining about bad service, Carolina goes to the hairdresser's, a joke, comparatives, telling the time.

Tess and Ravi - elementary podcast series 2 episode 7
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Talking about a bad day, Bath, computers and computing, the biggest problem facing humanity, Carolina goes away with some friends, a joke, 'rather', 'oops' and 'about'.

Elementary Podcast Series 2 episode 08
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This episode, Ravi is planning his holiday, Tim talks about fell running, Carolina has a problem with a car and Ravi tells a joke about a talking dog. Tom the teacher talks about the verb 'think' and compound nouns.

Elementary Podcast Series 2 episode 9
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This episode, Ravi is thinking about giving up his Spanish lessons, Pete talks about his grandfather's watch, Carolina goes out for a meal and Ravi tells a joke about a cure for hiccups. Tom the teacher talks about question tags, useful phrases connected to travel and... "wow!"... interjections.

Elementary Podcast Series 2 episode 10
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This episode sees Gordon return from an adventurous break making a documentary about whales. In 'Your Turn' the question this week is about superheroes and superpowers. Catch up with Carolina as she heads home for the holidays and top it all off with some tips from Tom the teacher who's talking about strong adjectives.

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Elementary 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 Elementary Podcasts or have been listening since Series 1, give it a try!

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In this episode, Carolina returns. What happened with her and Jamie? What is new in Emily's life? Plus, Adam and Rob talk about the recipes you shared after last week's show.

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Tess and Ravi discuss a topic that many British people like to talk about all the time - can you guess what it is? Adam reports on some of the different ways you said you greet each other.

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Carolina is having some problems with money. What can she do to solve them? Adam and Rob talk about all the different types of weather you have in your countries.

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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.

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Carolina wants a job to solve her money problems, but will she find one? Adam is surprised about your opinions of football!

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Adam and Rob discuss your favourite times of day. Also, Tess and Ravi talk about something British people love, but most people hate!

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Jamie has a surprise for Carolina, who is already quite excited about her new job. Meanwhile, Rob and Adam have been waiting patiently since the last episode to talk about queuing.

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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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Carolina has a new job, but does she enjoy it? Rob and Adam talk about all the different things that you drink.

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Tess and Ravi discuss something British that people think isn't much good. Adam and Rob read your comments about your jobs.

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

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Tess and Ravi talk about politeness and Adam reads your comments about going to the cinema.

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Rob and Adam see what you have to say about politeness, and Emily and Carolina discuss a certain boy...

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Tess and Ravi discuss the most famous city in the UK - I think you know what it is! Rob and Adam read your comments about social networking.

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Adam is impressed by how much you know about London. In Newcastle, Carolina meets a horrible customer in the shop and that's just the start of a very bad day.

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Tess and Ravi talk about a very famous British family and Adam passes on your kind words to Carolina.

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Adam reads your comments about families and we find out if Carolina is feeling any better.

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Tess and Ravi talk about a scary monster. But there's something worse than monsters; Adam and Rob say goodbye!

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The end is here! But not forever... This is the last podcast of Series 3. Adam talks about animal noises and we hear the latest from Carolina and Emily.

Tess & Ravi
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Tess and Ravi finish up Series 4 talking about myths about British people, while Jo and Adam speak about false friends and how to use the word 'actually' to give true information about something.

Carolina & Emily
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Carolina and Emily don't seem to be enjoying the end-of-year party, but Adam and Jo enjoy talking about 'everyone' and informal ways of saying 'How are you?'

Tess & Ravi
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To negate or not to negate? Shakespeare and negative verb forms are the topics the team speak about in this week's episode.

Carolina & Emily
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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.

Tess & Ravi
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Discussing TV crime programmes, Tess teaches Ravi a thing or two about Sherlock Holmes. Adam and Jo explain how to use 'to be born'.

Carolina & Emily
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Carolina and Emily are in the library to study, but end up chatting. Jo and Adam chat about conditionals – sentences with 'if'. 

Tess & Ravi
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Tess and Ravi discuss the news and the BBC, while Adam and Jo talk about unusual words such as 'series' and 'news'.

Carolina & Emily
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Carolina goes to the river and goes on a rowing boat with Jamie. Adam and Jo talk about difficult aspects of English such as homographs and homophones.

Tess & Ravi
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Tess and Ravi talk about pop music and Jo and Adam look at the difference between the verbs 'hear' and 'listen'.

Carolina & Emily
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Jamie might have the chance to follow his dream. Adam and Jo look at how Jamie and Carolina use 'will', 'won't' and 'might' to talk about his future.

Tess & Ravi
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Tess and Ravi talk about a typical English drink and where to find it. Jo and Adam look at adjectives and adverbs. 

Carolina & Emily
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Emily thinks Carolina should go and see Jamie's band play, but Carolina doesn't want to lie to her boss. Jo and Adam talk about the difference between 'good evening' and 'good night'.

Tess & Ravi
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Tess and Ravi are back to talk about shopping in London, and Jo and Adam look at how to use the word 'too' in different ways.

Carolina & Emily
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Carolina and Jamie disagree about telling Emily about Cameron as they get ready to eat dinner, while Adam and Jo consider potatoes and the past continuous. 

Tess & Ravi
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How would you describe the British character? Tess and Ravi consider whether the British are reserved, while Jo and Adam look at negative prefixes.

Carolina & Emily
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Carolina and Jamie go to the pub and see something they didn't expect. Should they tell Emily? Jo and Adam examine the pronouns Carolina and Jamie use to talk about what they saw.

Tess & Ravi
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Tess and Ravi talk about one of the most emblematic forms of transport in London. You guessed it! The big, red double-decker buses! Jo and Adam join them in speaking about transport.

Carolina & Emily
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Carolina and Emily are also back for Series 4! Along with Jo and Adam, they talk about the time of year when bargains can be had – the January sales!

Tess & Ravi
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Elementary Podcasts is back! Join Adam, Tess, Ravi and a new presenter for Series 4 as they talk about pets and whether it's true that the British are crazy about animals. Please join us, and let us know what you think!