In this programme, we’ll be hearing iconic environmentalist Jane Goodall reflect on how attitudes have changed as science has uncovered the deep connections between humans and the great apes. Rob and Sam talk about our close relatives and teach you vocabulary along the way.
To download the audio and a transcript, go to our website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish...
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group of large primates including chimpanzees, gorillas and orang-utans; they have no tail and are humans’ closest animal relatives
changing something slightly in order to improve it
instrument or simple piece of equipment, for example a knife or hammer, that you hold in your hands and use for a particular kind of work
movements made with parts of the body like hands, arms or head, to express ideas and feelings
touch someone or something gently and repeatedly with your hand held flat
reduce the intensity or severity of someone’s pain or suffering
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