Improve your English vocabulary and listening in just six minutes! The famous video game character Super Mario was created in the 1980s – and is considered iconic today. Rob and Georgina discuss Super Mario’s legendary status, while teaching you related English vocabulary.
This week’s question:
Many people remember Super Mario Bros. as being the first time we saw Mario, but he first appeared in another game – which was it?
a) The Legend of Zelda
b) Donkey Kong
Watch the video to find out the answer.
famous for being connected with something or instantly recognisable
a flood of
large amount of something in a short period of time
referenced or noted
short period of sudden growth
not able to be played
standards or quality of something is still as good now as when it was made
To download the audio and a transcript, go to: https://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/english/features/6-minute-english/ep-211111