In this week's programme, Yvonne is joined by Callum for a poetic moment! Of course, most of us wrote poetry at school and as adults, perhaps many of us still write it secretly. But this week, we'll hear an interview with Dave Neita who happily shares his poetry with the world!
This week's question: Which is Britain's favourite poem?
a) "Oh My Luve's Like a Red, Red Rose" by Robert Burns
b) "How Do I love Thee?" by Elizabeth Barratt Browning
c) "Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer's Day?" by William Shakespeare
Listen out for the answer to this question at the end of the programme!
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Vocabulary from the programme
a lawyer who speaks on behalf of people or organisations in the higher courts of law
a way of describing something or someone by using the qualities of something else, e.g. a biting wind is very cold but it doesn't really bite us
a way of using an object, a shape or an idea to represent something else that we want to talk about, e.g. a key is sometimes used to represent freedom
a flat or raised area where people stand or use to get onto trains, for example
an ability to bend or change for another use or to suit a different situation
welcoming and friendly behaviour towards visitors or strangers
to do something or arrive somewhere without telling other people until just before you do
fix me up a place
organize or make arrangements for somewhere for me to stay
in, inside, within - Jamaican patois (Jamaican English)
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