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Let's Learn English - Lesson 24: Yesterday Was Amazing!
Let's Learn English - Lesson 24: Yesterday Was Amazing!
This is the 24th episode of Let's Learn English. Anna discovers a festival - the Smithsonian Folklife Festival on the National Mall. What does she learn there about Basque culture?

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AnnaYesterday was the most amazing day. I want to tell my friend back home about it. So, I am writing her a letter!
AnnaDear Penelope,
Life in Washington, D.C. is interesting. I see something new every day -- like yesterday. Yesterday started like a usual work day.
AnnaI said, "Yesterday started like a usual work day."
Anna's voiceI was at work. And I wanted a break. So, I walked and walked … and walked. Then, I saw something! It was a festival -- a big festival!
AnnaIt is the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.
Anna's voiceYes. It was the Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Every year the festival shows different cultures. This year one of the cultures was the Basque culture.
There was dancing and food and games!”
AnnaI am dancing a traditional Basque dance.
Anna's voiceAt the festival, I danced a traditional Basque dance!
AnnaThey are cooking traditional Basque food.
Anna's voiceThey cooked a lot of traditional Basque food.
AnnaThey are playing a game. It’s a kind of handball. What do they call it? They call it pilota!
Anna's voiceThey played a game with their hands and a small ball. It’s a kind of handball. But this game is called pilota.
AnnaThis is beautiful! This is traditional Basque art.
AnnaThey are making a traditional Basque ship. This festival is a lot of fun!
Anna's voiceThe whole day was a lot of fun!
AnnaWho said that? I want to write my friends and tell them about my day!
Anna… So, I wanted to tell you about my day! Please, my friend, come visit Washington, D.C. soon. There is a lot to do! Until next time … Anna.


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