Day trip with a difference
Day trips are fun ways to spend a day! In this programme Callum and Neil look at the opportunity to take a day trip which is literally out of this world. If you can afford it, you can now book a ticket for trip into space.
This week's question: Which planet is mostly closest to Earth?
Listen out for the answer to this question at the end of the programme!
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Vocabulary from the programme
a day trip
a short holiday, going somewhere and coming back on the same day
someone who goes on day trips
to see something but only for a short time or not completely. Also a noun.
"If you're lucky you might catch a glimpse of some dolphins in the bay."
"I glimpsed the president when his car whizzed past."
the experience of not having weight, for example when in space
"If you take a day trip to space you will experience weightlessness."
"From space there are stunning views of Earth."
Download this programme (mp3 - 2.9 MB)
Programme script (pdf - 46 K)
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