Elementary Podcasts: Tess & Ravi

Haciendo planes para el fin de semana, Matt Groening, frases que van con distintos verbos, la industria cinematográfica de la India, las vacaciones perfectas, Carolina cocina la cena para sus amigos, 'make' vs. 'do', 'tú mismo'

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Tess and Ravi

Practise the language you heard in Tess and Ravi’s introduction [00:19].

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Task 2

Carolina 1

Practise the language you heard in the soap opera about Carolina [15:12].

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Carolina 2

Practise the language you heard in the soap opera about Carolina [15:12].

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Task 4

Tom the teacher 1

Practise the language you heard in Tom the teacher’s summary [22:15].

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Tom the teacher 2

Practise the language you heard in Tom the teacher’s summary [22:15].

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Our person is in Aranzazu, a small town in Caldas department. People celebrates The Cabuya fest in October every two years, many persons travel from all the country to be there, but the most important thing is Christmas and be with their family in the ending of the year, its like a carnival, there are people on the streets, the clubs and the pubs, you can feel a sense of happiness, everyone there is so kind and nice, that make you want to comeback early. There are three hotels, cheap and clean, well located in downtown. But if you prefer stay far away the noise, two hotels provide you quiet time in rural location, just 20 minutes from the town.

After party you can eat meat on the streets on very small food trucks, and the day after you can go to Alegrìas o The Honda, two opposite places from the town where people use to go to eat traditional foods and drink beer. Also you can stay in the downtown to take a Sirope a drink made of panela ( dark sugar) cinamon to refresh your throat.

My perfect holyday is sharing time with my family, I don't mind the place if we can take an ice cream, go to the cinema or just walk.

I'd like to meet Stan Lee. He was born in 1922 in New York City in USA. When he finished de school, got a job like an asistant in Timely, a litle editorial. When he has 20 years old, He wrote his first story of Captain America and use the name San Lee instead his real name Stanley Lieber, but his real success came in 1961, when He created The Fantastic 4, with Jack Kirby y Steve Ditko. In This year Timely change his business name to Marvel Comics, Lee continued working for the new company and sales of comics increased during sixties..

In the seventies Lee and Marvel hired new designers, but just until eighties the company got ann internal reorder, buying other companies like Epic that produces comic series for tv like GI Joe and Transformers

Stan Lee has an incredible imagination, he also created, Spiderman, Ironman, Xmen, Daredevil, Hulk, The Avengers, Antman, Thor, Silver Surfer, all of them superheroes to protect the earth.

The scripts of his comics have been made into films, and some times He appears in the films

I never read one of his comics, but wathed de tv series when I was a child and I try to see Marvel's films at the cinema.