Nothing beats a day at the beach - sunny skies, white sand and the sound of the ocean waves - aaahhhhhh! :)
This week your 2 podcast hosts, Dan from England and Jennifer from the US, are chatting about the fun times they have spent at the beach so sit back and relax as you improve your language skills by listening to this natural conversation from 2 English teachers.
Find out about the things they like to do when spending a day at the seaside and after the chat the language focus is all about the definite article ‘the’ and when to use it with places. Enjoy!
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