Listening exercises: English classes

10th April 2020

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This selection of clips are all aimed at English-language learners. The speech, therefore, will be slower and clearer, vocabulary simpler than real-world videos (which I shall feature in the next Listening blog), as well as a noticeable absence of idioms, phrases and expressions.

Contents:

American English in real life

Vocabulary Booster: learn new words while listening to a non-native accent.

An English learning adventure

The weather: A British Council video

Listening practice:

American English in real life:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQiepxGSQwI&list=PLt_HlHMBZtkBh9PRnFzFbU1eaBed4HfM9

Start watching at 02:00 until 03:13

What new vocabulary do you notice ?

What do you think of Alexandro ? What kind / type of person is he ?

What do you think of the boss ? How would you describe him ?

Use adjectives to describe how they look and their personality. 

NEXT: Learning new words while listening to an accent. Here, the speaker is Indian. Do you have any problems understanding her ?

Vocabulary booster (Indian lady teaches 20 words)

New Vocabulary:

Instead of using ‘very’ + adjective (I am very tired), use a single word:

Try to use ‘sagacious’, ‘exquisite’, ‘colossal’ and ‘spacious’

The apartments in Block D are ……….. (big)

The furnishings are perfect, they are ……….

Building an underground train network is a …………  undertaking

The old man was ………. People came to him for advise.

MOVING ON:

An English-learning adventure

FINALLY

A typical British subject: the weather. http://esol.britishcouncil.org/content/learners/skills/listening/weather-forecast

How Brits Love to Talk about the Weather | Andover and Villages

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