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Episode 06

In this episode Tess and Ravi talk about travel problems, and their guests talk about Mexican artist Frida Kahlo and life in Kazakhstan. You can also follow Carolina as she settles in to student life and finds out all about student clubs and societies. Will she join a student club?

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 [00:20].

Task 1



Practise the language you heard in the soap opera about Carolina [15:50].

Task 1


Task 2


Tom the teacher

Practise the language you heard in Tom the teacher’s summary [24:44].

Task 1


Task 2


Task 3




Language level

Intermediate: B1
Pre-intermediate: A2


good exercises

i'm new here. and i'm very exciting to learn englich i this site. but dont know the right way. really i dont speak well englich. can u halp me please?

 Hi Abderaouf,
Different people find that different ways of learning English suit them better. Some people prefer a classroom, others like to use books, others like to visit the country, others find the internet useful.
Probably the first thing you need to do is to work out where you are strong and weak in your English. Then you can decide what you need to work on. Learning lots of basic vocabulary can be a good start if you don't know what else to do - it's always useful.
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

And I think so.

Tom says 'like' is filler in series 01 episode 06.
I think 'you know' is used as well.
Do I correct ?

Hi Muron

You're absolutely right. 'You know' is used as a filler. One of my old maths teachers used to say 'right' as a filler. When we were in class, we used to count how many times she would say it in a lesson. I think I use 'well' as a filler the most.

Jack Radford

The LearnEnglish Team