Episode 8 – Why travelling is good for you

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Episode 8 – Why travelling is good for you

LISTEN to the podcast. READ the RnR Grammar. DO the quiz and…. ROCK ON!

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Listen to why travelling is good for you, how I nearly got killed in Thailand and the time Dan and I shared a caravan (see picture below), plus as always, lots ofΒ  RnR vocabulary such as:

  • That was a one-off
  • I owned up to it
  • Reliable information
  • I was a rock star once upon a time
  • It makes your bond stronger
  • You’ve put me on the spot
  • Whatever place I pick you’re going to take the piss out of me
  • We were in the dodgy part of town

Here is the picture of Dan the Man at the caravan mentioned in the podcast in case you’re interested – he seems to be enjoying it here!

RnR Grammar

Similar to last episode’s RnR Grammar point, in this episode I said:

“you’ve always been weak, Dan”

It’s an action that started in the past but STILL in PROGRESS, so why don’t we use the present perfect continuous?

That’s right…. you’ve guessed it… it’s a STATE verb – BOOM!

When you have listened to the podcast and read the above, then you’re ready for the quiz below!

Good luck!

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  1. Chiara says:

    A funny, interesting and useful episode. I learnt new vocabulary easily and I enjoyed while listening. I definately love this podcast!! Real people, real English!!

  2. Gustavo says:

    The new mic is ok, but it seems Dan is still speaking inside a drawer!! πŸ™‚
    Congrats for the fantastic podcast, the best I have been listening to!!
    Dan, what’s verb tense is this??? :):)

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