American family escapes pirate attack in Brazil; Selena gets her Hollywood star
In this episode of Plain English, we talk about the American family that escaped a pirate attack in a remote area of the Brazilian Amazon and survived in the jungle for three days. We also talk about Selena, the Mexican-American artist known as the Queen of Tejano music. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame this month. In the second half of the program, we review the English expressions "hitch a ride" and "on behalf".