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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


Hello everyone
Please I want you to help me with this problem
I'd like to join "Second Life" but when the registration process reach at  the activating stage , It's just stopped there with the word
""""Activating ...""""
for hours and hours ! ... I don't know the problem ... my friend in Turkey also has the same problem ... anyone can tell me what's the matter ... the email that I entered is

I'm sorry to hear about this problem. I just tested the registration and it worked OK for me. Second Life isn't a site that we run, so you will need to speak to them directly about this problem. This website seems to be a good starting place.
I hope you can find a solution to this problem!
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

Hi... It is very lovely to hear Gordon and his jokes again. (I hope Ravi will not be offended:) )  I like Ravi's jokes too...

Hello everybody,
I like this broad cast.
I'd like to have a superpower of granting people's wishes this will make me very happy.
I'm dying to see all people happy and getting what they wish.

one month ago, I started to listen this podcast like time pass but really its wonderful and really useful so thank you so much for your great effort and I wish to see you again with more series  thanks everyone,  

"superpower", I always thinking if I have something unique power, like how I feel if I have all types problem solutions...WOW....Not bad ya.. :-)

Single line only for these all section and it's "Awesome Work"

Hello, I really like this podcasts, they're so wonderfull.  I feel sorry because I can't see the activities, I suppouse becase the firewall at my office.  I think Tess and Ravi do a great job.
Kind Regards, from México.

Hi Moar

Could you tell me what browser you use?



The LearnEnglish Team

from where can I download  the support pack?