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Unit 4: English My Way Radio – Somali
Marwa and Leyla speak Somali but Marwa has started English My Way. Listen to their English language adventures in this new series. You'll learn words and phrases to help you in your everyday life

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  1. 1 Learning Circles
  2. 2 English My Way Radio – Bangla
  3. 3 English My Way Radio – Urdu
  4. 4 English My Way Radio – Somali
  • ተፈጸመ

    Session 1

    1 Activity

    Driving

    01 Aug 2014

    Welcome to the first Somali Episode of English My Way – the show where old friends Marwa and Leyla are learning about English and living in the UK. In this first show, they are driving to see their friend in a strange town, but they can't find the way. How will they get help, and what should they say? Listen and find out.

  • ተፈጸመ

    Session 2

    1 Activity

    Market

    01 Aug 2014

    Marwa and Leyla are at the market – they want to buy some fruit, but the market trader is so hard to understand. How will they explain what they want? Listen and find out.

  • ተፈጸመ

    Session 3

    1 Activity

    Train station

    01 Aug 2014

    Marwa and Leyla are at the train station trying to get home. Suddenly there is an announcement that the train times have changed, but it was too fast to understand. What should they do? What should they say? Listen and find out.

  • ተፈጸመ

    Session 4

    1 Activity

    Ice cream

    01 Aug 2014

    Marwa and Leyla and their friends are at the seaside. They all want some ice cream – it's a really complicated order. Can Marwa explain to the ice cream man what they all want? Listen and find out.

  • ተፈጸመ

    Session 5

    1 Activity

    Tube

    01 Aug 2014

    Marwa and Leyla are in London, but they are not familiar with the tube – the map looks like coloured spaghetti and the writing is all in English. How will they get to the right place? Listen and find out.

  • ተፈጸመ

    Session 6

    1 Activity

    School report

    01 Aug 2014

    Leyla is very proud of her son's achievements at school and starts telling her friend Marwa. But it seems her little boy's been taking advantage of her lack of English and told a few lies...

  • ተፈጸመ

    Session 7

    1 Activity

    Supermarket

    01 Aug 2014

    Marwa and Leyla are doing some shopping in the supermarket, but they have to use a computerised self-checkout for the first time. What do all the instructions mean? Listen and find out.

  • ተፈጸመ

    Session 8

    1 Activity

    Toilet

    01 Aug 2014

    At the coach station Leyla needs to visit the toilet, but you need the exact change. Why won't the women in the shop give it to her? Can Marwa help? Listen and find out.

  • ተፈጸመ

    Session 9

    1 Activity

    Gas leak

    01 Aug 2014

    Marwa and Leyla smell gas and have to phone an emergency number to make sure there isn't a disaster.

  • ተፈጸመ

    Session 10

    1 Activity

    Handbag

    01 Aug 2014

    Marwa and Leyla are out shopping when Leyla realises she's lost her handbag. Only English will allow her to get it back. But will she succeed?

  • ተፈጸመ

    Session 11

    1 Activity

    Ambulance

    01 Aug 2014

    Marwa and Leyla are having a cup of tea when Leyla's husband electrocutes himself while doing some DIY. Only a call to the ambulance service can save the day.

  • ተፈጸመ

    Session 12

    1 Activity

    Lift

    01 Aug 2014

    Marwa finally managed to persuade Leyla to go to English My Way classes. She does really well and then has a chance to put her learning into practice when they get stuck in a lift.