Join your English teacher, Helen, and her guest, Navin Boeddha, to talk about the little-known country, Suriname. Practise your listening skills and put yourself in Navin’s shoes with Helen’s corrections and explanations on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and interesting phrases.
01:09 Where is Suriname?
02:06 Where do people guess Suriname is: Africa, Asia or South America?
03:49 Suriname’s ethnic mix
05:31 Navin’s family history from India to Suriname to the Netherlands
09:49 A funny stereotype
10:51 Suriname’s dancing culture
12:54 Indirect questions/statements
15:46 Past perfect
17:11 Idiom: “melting pot”
18:35 Structure with “recommend”
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