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Episode 10

In this episode Tess and Ravi talk to Gordon about his adventures making a documentary about whales. Their other guests talk about superpowers. You can also follow Carolina as she’s getting ready to go back to Venezuela for the summer holidays. Is she excited to go home for a visit?

Elementary Podcasts

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


Tess and Ravi

Practise the language you heard in Tess and Ravi’s introduction [00:25].

Task 1



Practise the language you heard in the soap opera about Carolina [14:11].

Task 1


Task 2


Tom the teacher

Practise the language you heard in Tom the teacher’s summary [23:22].

Task 1


Task 2


Task 3




Language level

Intermediate: B1


yeah!!!! do you know that 3rd series are coming in June??? what a happy news it is!!! i want to hear tess's beatiful voice and ravi's funny talk soon....

Hi~ everyone :)
This is my first time to visit here.
I think that english podcast is very useful and helpful program..
Thank you for your effrot. :)

it's very useful and helpful to polish english. thanks  british council

Just reading these commnt is very helpful to me . thanks

Hello The LearnEnglish Team
I see the podcast lasts 31 minutes while there are only 7 questions to answer. U know, there 're a lot of information. If we have more questions, we will listen effectively.
I hope u will consider my opinion.
Thank u so much:D

 Hello Everybody !
I'm from Brazil, I would like to say that British Council is amazing !!!
I'm listening everyday your posts, it's very useful, it's help me lot to improve my English :)

what an interesting elementary podcast! The questions in each podcast are useful to understand and remember the main ideas.
Thank you for your help, The LearnEnglish team!

hi, this is my first post. i love thiese podcasts!! ah, i wish i could listen to third series right now!!

Hello! :D
I'm hoping to hear the third series in short time too. This podcast is really nice and very helpful to improve my English skill. This is my favorite my podcast. I really thank you all.

I'm looking forward to listen the third series in a short period...! I hope it will be prepared soon...
I used to listen it like a radio station programme in my car and on my mp3 when I'm cooking for my family.
I hope one day I will be able to speak english fluently and use it  correctly as a doctor in a foreign country.
Thanks for helping me a lot.
Have a nice day for all listeners.