May 312013

In this week’s 6 Minute English: What are the things or the people that make you feel good about where you come from?

We call this feeling pride. Watching sportsmen and women represent your country can give you a great feeling of national pride.

Rob and Finn discuss national pride in 6 Minute English.

This week’s question:

What was the nationality of the first astronauts to live in the International Space Station in the year 2000?

a) Russian

b) Ukrainian

c) American

Listen out for the answer at the end of the programme.


national pride: the things that make us feel good about the country we come from
to fly the flag: to show support for your country
to represent: to do/to go on behalf of
delighted: very happy
an honour: something you are proud to do
privilege: opportunity to do something special
respected: liked by people because of its qualities
patriotic: show love for your country and to be proud of it

6 Minute English – Feeling good about your country Transcript Video


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