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, thanks for your huge effot that your doing for us. erm, i started one series and listened it. today mine WAS 3 part of the series and i learnt many things. the amazing thing i learnt is called vuvuzella. in our country we' play drum, dholl, and kee board. but i like t sing with drum :)

hello
I don't know what's the mean of( There you are!) in this phrase of tom's section. There you are! Another example! ‘Come across’ means ‘to find something accidentally’
thanks so much.

Hello farhaan,

Please use the Cambridge Dictionaries Online to look up phrases such as this. Just type the phrase into the window and click 'Look it up!' to get a definition, examples and more.

 


Best wishes,

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

thank you very much my good friend.

Dear Friend

I have a question for 3Boxes that made ''at the bottom'' of download section:
B1 , Grammer , Series1. - when I click each one , there is nothing in these boxes ....

Besides , I want to know ,that ''' at the bottom'' is correct in above sentence?!

Best Regards
Hootan

Hello Hootan,

The small boxes at the bottom of the page (under or below the Download section) are called 'tags'. You don't really need to use these; they are there to help people searching for topics using the Search box at the top of the page. For example, 'B1' is a tag that means 'low intermediate level' and if you search for 'B1' in our search box, it will show you all the pages at that level on LearnEnglish.

'at the bottom of' is used when you're talking about location inside an area. Since these tags are not inside the Download section, you should use either 'below' or 'under' instead. Since the tags are inside the page, though, it is correct to say 'at the bottom of the page'.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you Teacher and regards

Thank you!

Hello i want to ask
do we said 'you look smart today ' for someone is wearing new thing ?or it's just to mean you look fantastic or beautiful?

Thank you

Hello taya89,

It's used to refer to how someone looks - their clothes, their hair etc. It doesn't have to be something new, however.

 

Best wishes,

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

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