In Weekender today, we hear from explorer, Rosie Stancer. In March, Rosie sets off on her latest expedition - walking on her own to the North Pole. We catch up with Rosie on a training exercise in Canada, in Resolute Bay. She talks about the landscape she's preparing to encounter.
As you listen, try to answer these questions:
1: What colours does Rosie mention when she's describing what it's like in the Arctic?
2: What is it like for her training with the army?
You can download the programme and script at the bottom of this page.
Vocabulary from the programme
on her/his own
a thick, brown, sticky, sweet liquid
here, very good hunters
(an army expression) thinking through difficult problems in extreme situations
exploring your own boundaries
exploring your own limits as a person
Programme script (pdf - 20 k)
Download this programme (mp3 - 1.5 mb)
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