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Episode 66: A Sailor’s Life

Our guest Patrick talks about his life sailing on Lake Geneva, from learning how to sail as a young boy to making a career out of it as an adult. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation. 

Episode 65: Botswana by Canoe

Episode 65: Botswana by Canoe

While in Botswana, Nick and Wendy did an overnight camping trip in a canoe in the Okavango Delta. In this conversation they talk about the canoes, the camp and the animals they saw. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation.

Episode 64: Africa by Train

Episode 64: Africa by Train

Nick and Wendy talk about their first two train trips in sub-Saharan Africa: an overnight train in Zimbabwe and a day train in Mozambique. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation. 

Episode 63: Colonial Rhodesia

Episode 63: Colonial Rhodesia

Our guest Jane was born in Zimbabwe when it was ruled by the British and called Rhodesia. In this conversation she talks about the time she spent in Rhodesia in her youth. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation.

Episode 62: Great Zimbabwe

Episode 62: Great Zimbabwe

Nick and Wendy visit the archeological site called Great Zimbabwe in the country of Zimbabwe. They talk about the atmospheric nature of the place and the things they liked about it. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation. 

Episode 61: Elephant Orphanage

Episode 61: Elephant Orphanage

Nick and Wendy talk about their visit to an elephant orphanage project in Zambia. They discuss the work of the project and their experience seeing the orphaned elephants. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation.

Episode 60: Cape Town

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Episode 60: Cape Town

Our guest Ted talks about his current home city of Cape Town, South Africa. He discusses Cape Town’s incredible natural beauty, its cultural mix and much more. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation. 

Episode 59: The Road to Livingstonia

Episode 59: The Road to Livingstonia

Nick and Wendy talk about the village of Livingstonia in Malawi. Livingstonia was built by Scottish missionaries over a hundred years ago and the road to get there has not improved much since! The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation. 

Episode 58: Stone Towns

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In a two-part episode, Nick and Wendy talk about the fabulous Stone Towns off the east coast of Africa, including Lamu, Zanzibar and Mozambique Island. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation.

Episode 57: Underground Paris

Our guest Ted talks about the years he spent exploring Underground Paris – a network of tunnels underneath the city known as the catacombs. The episode comes with a worksheet containing a transcript of the conversation, analysis of the best vocabulary, and discussion questions to help you make the most of the conversation.