Elementary Podcasts
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Jamie's taken his exam and is waiting for the results. Adam and Jo talk about the meaning of different exam results in the UK.

Tess & Ravi
55

Discussing TV crime programmes, Tess teaches Ravi a thing or two about Sherlock Holmes. Adam and Jo explain how to use 'to be born'.

Tess & Ravi
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Tess and Ravi talk about football and hooligans in the UK and how things have changed. Adam is on holiday so we only have Rob this week.

Tess & Ravi
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LearnEnglish Podcasts is back! Some things are the same (Tess, Ravi and Carolina) and some things are new, for example the presenters. So whether you're new to LearnEnglish Podcasts or have been listening since Series 1, give it a try!

The United Kingdom
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Nick discusses the culture and traditions of the four nations that make up the United Kingdom.

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Rob talks to Stephen about some phrasal verbs from the clip and then about ways of saying how much you like something.

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Stephen's friend comes to London and Ashlie and Stephen show him around.

Word on the Street: The City of London
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Nick talks about the history of The Thames and then is shown around a houseboat on the river. Later, he meets some artists who create incredible images of London in the future.

You're hired
363

Philip, CEO of IT company WebWare, can't believe what sales director Brian is telling him!

Magazine: A serious case
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My friend is afraid of spiders. This isn't very unusual; a lot of people are afraid of spiders. But my friend isn't just afraid of spiders, she is totally, completely and utterly terrified of them …

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A new concept in old people's homes in France. The idea is simple, but revolutionary: combining a residential home for the elderly with a crèche/nursery school in the same building.

UK Culture: Currency
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The pound sterling is the oldest currency in the world that is still in use. What do you know about the money used in the UK?

How to understand the difference between the UK and Great Britain
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Do you find it difficult to understand the difference between the UK and Great Britain? 

You're Hired
173

After firing the sales director, Phillip and Marcia discuss job applications and the interview format.

Talk about: My son
454

Ron talks about his pride and joy – his lovely son.

You're hired
176

Marcia calls two of the candidates giving them details of the interview process.

How to turn down an invitation
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Have you ever been invited to a party that you didn't want to go to? Find out how to turn down unwanted invitations in the future.

UK Culture: Climate and Geography
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So what is the United Kingdom?

To give it its full title it’s ‘The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland’. You might hear it referred to as Britain, Great Britain or more often, simply as ‘The UK’.

Talk about: My life in the UK
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Ella shares with you her most memorable moments in the UK.

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Meet Olivia Barbieri - her surname is Italian but she was born in London.

How to ask someone to repeat something
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Try out the various ways of asking people to repeat what they said.

UK Culture: Banking
62

If you want to live in the UK, you will need a bank account. Watch the video to find out more about banking and financial services in the UK. 

Talk about: My two cats
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Do you know that cats' characters can change? Find out more from Dave about his two cuddly cats whose personalities vary with the countries they live in.

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It is the 22nd century and the world is very different. With new technologies, people can have the bodies that they want. See what happens when Mr Smith decides to change his body. 

UK Culture: Leisure
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Most of Britain’s population enjoys sport and leisure activities in one way or another, and whether as a participant or a spectator there are a whole host of activities to enjoy.

Talk about: Losing weight
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Do you want to slim down? Get some tips from Annie as she has tried various ways of losing weight.

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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.

You're hired
84

Watch Daniel and Sarah make their presentations to see who can impress Philip and Marcia the most.

UK Culture: Language
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The most widely spoken language in the UK is English. However, newcomers and visitors to the UK may have problems with regional dialects and accents. 

How to greet someone you haven't seen for ages
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It's always good to keep in touch with old friends.

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