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The challenge is on, but first Ashlie and Stephen must decide what art to make. Stephen seems to be doing well, but there's a soapy surprise in store for his customers.

Ashlie and Stephen in a nightclub
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Stephen and Ashlie meet up with some friends for a night out in London. Will they manage to find a venue that everyone will enjoy?

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Rob talks about how people behave in a pub and the expressions we use when we want to make offers and requests.

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Rob talks about 'look', 'look like' and different ways of making suggestions.

Ashlie and Stephen
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Rob talks about using the expression 'used to' to talk about the past.

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Scarlett is twelve years old and is trying to understand the world around her. She asks questions about everything, all the time. She also says that she already knows five languages …

Rob
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Rob the teacher talks about using imperatives to give directions and ways of recording new vocabulary to help you remember it.

Rob
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Rob explains question forms and expressions people use when they go shopping.

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Rob talks about the sort of questions people ask when they go clothes shopping.

Magazine: Hallowe'en
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Find out some more about the traditional festival of Halloween.

You're hired
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Marcia calls two of the candidates giving them details of the interview process.

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Five people, whose lives interrelate, live the build-up to Christmas in different ways in different places. A sudden blackout changes their lives forever ...

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To the first people it was obvious that time went in circles. The basic problem for calendar makers is how to get the months (which come from the moon) to stay in synch with the years.

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Nikos was an ordinary man. One thing that he did not believe in was superstition. But when so many things that are meant to cause bad luck started bringing him good luck, he began to wonder …

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Magda will finish her degree soon and wants to work in London as an architect.

How to ask someone where they got that ...
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Ask the right questions to find out where people got their things.

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Joe the 4-year-old nephew - is he a pest or just a sweet little boy? Written by Chris Rose.

UK Culture: Student Money
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Are you a student living away from home? Do you find yourself living on a tight budget? Listen to these UK students and find out their top tips for saving money.

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Alberto took one look at his new neighbours and knew that his life was going to get more difficult. There they were, two of them, as big and as noisy as their car – and smelly and stupid as well.

Elementary Podcasts: Tess & Ravi
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In this episode Ravi is having a bad day and he tells Tess all about it. Their guests talk about the English city of Bath and global problems facing humanity. You can also follow Carolina as she goes away for the weekend with the Conservation Society. Will they have a good trip?

Penny Sweets
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In the 60s, 70s and 80s it was common for sweets to be sold individually in shops, each sweet costing a penny or two, hence the name penny sweets.

UK Culture: What's a University Education Worth?
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Every year, it costs British students more and more to attend university. Students are graduating with larger and larger debts. So is a university degree really worth it?

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Henry is an astronomer. He is very excited because he thinks he might have discovered the beginning of a new star. But then he gets even more exciting news ... he’s going to be a father!

Elementary Podcasts
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In this episode Ravi has hurt his leg and Tess persuades him to go to the doctor. Their guests talk about architect Zaha Hadid and complaining about bad service. You can also follow Carolina as she goes to the hairdresser. Will she get a new look?

How to pay a compliment
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Learn the tricks of paying compliments.

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Lasagna (plural lasagne) is a dish made with alternate layers of pasta, cheese, and often ragu (a meat sauce) or tomato sauce.

Elementary Podcasts: Tess & Ravi
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In this episode Tess shares some good news with Ravi, and their guests talk about Formula 1 and telling the truth. You can also follow Carolina as she takes something back to a shop. Will she get her money back?

UK Culture: Manners
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Did you know that manners are all about a reduction of violence between people? If you don't believe it, have a listen to this.

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Beans, beans good for your heart. People in the UK eat over 90% of the world's tinned baked beans. Watch this video about baked beans and try the exercises.

UK Culture: Creative Industries
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Creative industries play a key role in the UK economy. Listen and find out what it's like to live and work as a young professional in the UK.

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