Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Listening Practice

BBC 'Learning English' site

Meeting people: study the expressions associated with meetings. 'Meet' or 'meet with'? an introduction to colloquial expressions.
'Watch And Listen': Discover London through audio and interactive exercises.

Try 'Listen 1: Choosing transport from Heathrow'.
Listen to the conversation and then drag the expressions to their correct position, using your mouse.

The News: 'Words in the News:

UK visa delay for young Nigerians (11 April, 2005). Listen and read.

'Learn It!' - on the right-hand column.

Click here and then go to 'Phrasal Verbs' and (of special interest also to Level 2) 'Possessives'

Voice Of America

Listen to the news in English.

Level 2: try 'Special English' (American English read specially slowly).
You will find it near the bottom of the left-hand column.
VOA Special Report on
the death of Pope John Paul II.

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(1) tell everyone which exercises and sites you tried, and ...

(2) say why you found these ideas useful - or not.

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