Michael Palin: the “travelling comedian” (PAU June 2008)

Welcome to “Celebrities” our weekly interview programme. In todayís programme Mary Smith interviews Michael Palin, a famous actor well-known for his comedy roles as part of the Monty Python team, but also for his being an explorer. He is one of Britainís most loved comedians and travellers.

In this radio programme you are going to hear some new words. Read and listen to them.

Make sure you know what they mean.

scholar · engage · abuse

After the listening exercise you can check your answers by reading the script.

Now read the questions. Read them carefully before listening to the conversation.