Elementary Podcasts: Tess & Ravi

In this episode Tess and Ravi talk about clothes, and their guests talk about the designer of Apple products, Jonathan Ive, and women's football. You can also follow Carolina on her journey from Venezuela to the UK. Will she find her suitcase?

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 [00:20] .

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Task 2

Carolina 1

Practise the language you heard in the soap opera about Carolina [15:45].

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Task 3

Carolina 2

Practise the language you heard in the soap opera about Carolina [15:45].

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Task 4

Carolina 3

Practise the language you heard in the soap opera about Carolina [15:45].

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Task 5

Tom the teacher 1

Practise the language you heard in Tom the teacher’s summary [21:24].

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Task 6

Tom the teacher 2

Practise the language you heard in Tom the teacher’s summary [21:24].

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Task 7

Tom the teacher 3

Practise the language you heard in Tom the teacher’s summary [21:24].

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Task 8

Tom the teacher 4

Practise the language you heard in Tom the teacher’s summary [21:24].

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Discussion

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Language level

Elementary: A2
Intermediate: B1

Comments

hello everyone
i want talk about a famous kurdish writer that its Baxtyar Alli .He write stories and poem ,he lives in German ,i read most of his writing .he is really fantastic writer throghout my life i havnt seen such a writer like that .

thanks British Council...these podcasts are really helpful....Really improve in my listening skill.. :)

I never watch women's football. but i agreed with Voice 4. Because women football not very famous in the world. lots people didn't know that.So. maybe after  few years. People know more about women's football. maybe lots people will love it.
Thank you.
Sharon

I think that the exercises of these podcasts are very helpful in order to improve your English grammar.

these podcasts are really great for us all thank you all :)

hi! i like so much this site because give me possibility to learn english.I am learning  all podcast one by one. i would like if this site give me chance to improve my pronunciation can you make a podcast when i can speak if u can?
however i love british council and i will learn on it
Best regards
Blerina

Hi Blerina,
I'm happy to hear you are working through the podcasts and that you like the site. We are planning to have more pronunciation materials in the future, but in the meantime, you can certainly practise your speaking by reading along with the podcast transcript.
Best wishes,
Adam
The LearnEnglish Team

Thanks British Council for This execise.

Hi,
Thanks for such a wonderful podcast. It very useful for new learners. I am learning from the all podcast one by one.
I would like to know from where i can take transcript of these podcast. I think it would be very useful. I can practice phrases from transcriptions.
Thanks & regard
Moshahid Ahmad

I love this website, I am looking forward to listening the next podcast and I am sure I will come across new things.
Thanks again!

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