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Episode 09

In this episode Tess and Ravi are making plans for the weekend, and their guests talk about the cartoonist Matt Groening and the Indian film industry. You can also follow Carolina as she starts to really enjoy life in Newcastle and invites some of her new friends to dinner. What do you think she’ll cook for them?

Elementary Podcasts: Tess & Ravi

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 [00:20].

Task 1



Practise the language you heard in the soap opera about Carolina [15:12].

Task 1


Task 2


Tom the teacher

Practise the language you heard in Tom the teacher’s summary [22:15].

Task 1


Task 2




Language level

Intermediate: B1
Pre-intermediate: A2


Hi Peter,
The transcripts are under 'Instructions & downloads'.
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

thank you.

hi everione, I don't know what I have to say here but I very want it, lats or lat's..speak with someone!)

I´m looking for someone to try english.

Hello, I'm new here. I like the podcasts, but I have nobody to talk to in English. What do you suggest to improve my English language?

I have the same situation. maybe we should try to speak in some social network or mail, it'll be easier then here.

Dear Vadim,
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The LearnEnglish Team

I am brazilian and I´m look for someone to talk english.

the Reason   that i wanna  learn English language 
i mean British Accent ,,  it's b.Cuz there are a difference  between USA and UK
and i'm good in US accent  more than UK
I'd like to  know more about UK Accent 
G.Luck every 1

hello i m a new in this training .its difficult to understand because speaker are too fast      see you soon