Lesson: Podcast: Tim's Bucket List

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Podcast: Tim’s Bucket List

Podcast: Tim's Bucket List

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Podcast: Tim's Bucket List

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Sarah McDuling: Like, what's- what is left on your bucket list? Like, what do ... Do you ... What … What are your, um, things that you haven't ticked off your list yet?

Tim Flannery: Oh, well, look, I've seen hardly anything of South America. I would love to see the forests of South America. Tim Flannery
I'd love to see West Africa. I haven't spent any time in West Africa. Um, what else would I like to do?

I'd like to discover some more fossils, you know? I love to dig for fossils. So, I'm a very eager volunteer on any fossil dig that comes along. Um, yeah.

So, I suppose, I- I don't know, there's lots of things that that- that I feel like I wanna do

Vocabulary: 

fossils - the remains of dead animals from millions of years ago

hardly - not really

ticked 0ff - annoyed

comes along - to be available

Eager - to want to do something

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What does Sarah ask Tim?

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Which of the following is NOT true?

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Tim finishes by saying that ______

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Fill in the gaps: ticked off, eager, fossils, hardly

Podcast: Tim's Bucket List

Sarah McDuling: Like, what's- what is left on your bucket list? Like, what do ... Do you ... What … What are your, um, things that you haven't your list yet?

Tim Flannery: Oh, well, look, I've seen anything of South America. I would love to see the forests of South America. Tim Flannery
I'd love to see West Africa. I haven't spent any time in West Africa. Um, what else would I like to do?

I'd like to discover some more , you know? I love to dig for fossils. So, I'm a very volunteer on any fossil dig that comes along. Um, yeah.

So, I suppose, I- I don't know, there's lots of things that that- that I feel like I wanna do

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