Words and expressions from the programme
a pirate radio station
an illegal station
LGR was a pirate radio station until the government gave it a licence.
a community radio station
a radio station run by and for a local group of people
A community radio has been set up for Polish people living in London.
your country of origin
the country where you/your family first came from (formal)
What's your country of origin?
Zoe is a second-generation Greek
Zoe's parents are Greek and they grew up in Greece, but she was born in London
There is a large community of second-generation Greeks in London.
the children of second-generation Greeks
Third-generation Greeks often want to learn more about the country of their grandparents.
who a person is (often refers to nationality)
In some ways I have two identies - I am both Greek and English.
to become assimilated
to become part of / to be accepted by a group (often a dominant group e.g. a country)
Refugees sometimes find it difficult to become assimilated into the community.
their host country
the country where they are living
She was born in Greece and came to Britain two years ago. Now she loves her host country.
Programme script (pdf - 23k)
Find out more about the Greek community in London
Find out more about London Greek Radio
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