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Don’t get lost if you travel abroad this summer!

Asking for directions is a travel English lesson with useful information to help you communicate basic needs. After reading the introduction, play and repeat the sample sentences as many times as you want. Make sure you pronounce all the words correctly and that you use the right intonation. Then watch the video on asking and giving directions.

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April Fool’s Day (April 1st) = Dia dels Sants Innocents (28 de desembre)

Watch The Swiss Spaghetti Harvest hoax, the best April Fool’s Day hoax of all time! On April 1st, 1957 the BBC ran a short programme about a bumper spaghetti harvest in southern Switzerland, showing spaghetti growing on trees. Many people believed the programme and phoned in to ask how they could grow their own “spaghetti tree”.

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The weather

[kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/rn1BxewN-kQ" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" /]Listen to this interview! Different people are talking about the weather in their city. Try to understand as much as possible because you will have the chance to read the script. You can check any new vocabulary in WordReference.com. By the way, What's the weather like today?