Improve your vocabulary and pronunciation in just six minutes!
Mars has been in the news a lot recently with three separate missions being sent to explore the planet’s surface in 2021. Neil and Sam discuss our fascination with the ‘Red Planet’ and teach you related vocabulary.

This week’s question:
The ancient Romans were also interested in Mars. They even considered the planet to be a god – but god of what? Was Mars the Roman god of…
a) Love
b) Fire
c) War
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.

scientist who studies the universe and the stars, planets, moons and suns existing within it

easy to recognise because it’s different from everything else

reddish chemical substance called iron oxide that occurs when metals react with water and air

never changing

able to change in order to deal with new situations

good enough to live in

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