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Series 1

Learn everyday English by listening to our podcasts in series 1. All the episodes in the first series are divided into different sections, from fictional drama and jokes to quizzes and language advice. 

You will improve your listening comprehension and develop your vocabulary. Each recording has a transcript and interactive exercises to help you understand and use the language. 

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Elementary Podcasts: Tess & Ravi
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Welcome to LearnEnglish podcasts! In this episode the presenters, Tess and Ravi, introduce themselves, and their guests talk about Angelina Jolie, New York City and celebrities who work for...

Elementary Podcasts
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In this episode Tess and Ravi talk about weekends away, and their guests talk about Shakira and dancing tango in Argentina. You can also follow Carolina’s journey in the UK. Will she find her way...

Elementary Podcasts: Tess & Ravi
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In this episode Tess and Ravi talk about clothes, and their guests talk about the designer of Apple products, Jonathan Ive, and women's football. You can also follow Carolina on her journey from...

Elementary Podcasts
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In the episode Tess and Ravi talk about how they’re feeling, and their guests talk about Bob Marley, an unusual festival and British money. You can follow Carolina’s journey by train from London...

Elementary Podcasts: Tess & Ravi
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In this episode Tess and Ravi talk about pets, and their guests talk about Didier Drogba and life in New Zealand. You can also follow Carolina’s adventures in the UK as she arrives at her student...

Elementary Podcasts
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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...

Elementary Podcasts: Tess & Ravi
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In this episode Tess and Ravi talk about their families, and their guests talk about Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr Muhammed Yunus and life in Cairo. You can follow Carolina in Newcastle, but in this...

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In this episode Ravi asks Tess a favour, and their guests talk about British broadcaster and naturalist David Attenborough and Christmas in Prague. You can follow Carolina as she visits a pub with...

Elementary Podcasts: Tess & Ravi
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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...

Elementary Podcasts
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This is the final episode of the first series, and to celebrate we’ve put together the best bits from Series 1. How much do you remember from the previous episodes?