Elementary Podcasts: Tess & Ravi

Welcome to LearnEnglish podcasts! In this episode the presenters, Tess and Ravi, introduce themselves, and their guests talk about Angelina Jolie, New York City and celebrities who work for charity. You can also meet Carolina, a Venezuelan student who’s coming to live in the UK. Will she arrive safely?

Listen to the podcast then do the first exercise to check your understanding. If you have more time choose some of the language practice exercises.

Check your understanding

Exercise

Language practice exercises

Task 1

Tess and Ravi

Practise the language you heard in Tess and Ravi’s introduction [00:23] .

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Task 2

Carolina 1

Practise the language you heard in the soap opera about Carolina [11:55].

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Task 3

Carolina 2

Practise the language you heard in the soap opera about Carolina [11:55].

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Task 4

Tom the teacher 1

Practise the language you heard in Tom the teacher’s summary [17:12].

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Task 5

Tom the teacher 2

Practise the language you heard in Tom the teacher’s summary [17:12].

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Task 6

Tom the teacher 3

Practise the language you heard in Tom the teacher’s summary [17:12].

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Discussion

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Language level

Pre-intermediate: A2

Comments

I had like to meet Ivan Urgant. This is Russion TV presenter. He live in Moscow. He plays KVN. He is funny. He likes to joke.

Is there someone who wouldn't like to meet a celebrity? Of course, there's no one. So I also would like to meet a celebrity. This is Dimash Kudaibergen. He is a Kazakh singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. His official name is Dinmukhamed Kudaibergen. He starts sing since he was a child, because his parents who aslo were an artists. Since his chilhood Dimash took part in many musical competitions and in the most of them he took first places. In 2017 he participated in Chinese music show "Singer 2017". And although he took 2nd place in this time, he became a very famous in whole the world. Dimash can sing multiple languages. He can sing in his native Kazakh language, in English, French, Russian, Chinese, Italian and some other languages. As for me, I think his voice is really really amazing. That's why I'd like to meet him.

I am a student from Russia and would like to meet Natalia with a kochkaryova because she is very clever and constantly inspires me with new ideas, motivates me.

I`d like to meet Dylan O`Brien. Dylan O'Brien is an American actor. He is known for his lead role as Thomas in the dystopian science-fiction adventure trilogy "The Maze Runner" and for his role as Stiles Stilinski in the MTV television series "Teen Wolf".
I'd really like to see him because he's a very cheerful dude. He is very responsible in his work. All his roles are very bright and memorable.For each modern girl he is an ideal.

I'd like to meet musical band EXO from South Korea. They turned my life around. It was boring and gray, only they filled it with meaning.They helped me with their music in hard times. Thanks to them now i have new friends.

Hello, I am a student from Russia. I would like to meet my favorite actor Jim Carrey, because he is very charismatic, is engaged in charity and is worthy of Oscar. His films have grown a whole generation.

I would like to meet Leonardo DiCaprio .He is an actor. I like all films with him.He is a wonderful actor and very talented. My favorite film is Titanic and The Great Gatsby

I would like to meet Henry William Dalgaleish Cavill . Because he is clever, intelligent, famous man. I like his way of communication and life position. He is a beautiful and popular actor, meet with him dream of all the girls.

I'd like to meet Jensen Ackles, because he's an excellent actor and a good man. Jessen is very intelligent and well-read man, his beauty is admired by many girls. I like all the movies with him. My favorite movie is "Supernatural", because this is an interesting and exciting series about supernatural beings. But in it there is also friendship, love and an excellent role, revealing Jensen Ackles as an actor.

Hello, I really like Evan Peters. He is an American film and television actor. For the first time I saw him in a series called "American Horror Story". I liked his role and talent. After that, I decided to review all the movies with this actor, there were not many of them.

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