At the end of the tasks you will be able to:
• identify general meaning (gist) of a conversation
• identify specific details of a conversation between two people
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Predicting the Content
In this audio you will hear a conversation between two people.
Listen to the introduction of this story.
What do you think this story will be about?
Listening for vocabulary development – matching word/phrase meanings
These are some words and phrases you have heard in this conversation.
Listen to the words and phrases in context.
Choose a word/s in the ‘Meanings’ box by clicking on it.
Then click in the ‘Move meanings into this column’ box.
A correct meaning will show a green background and a tick.
Listening for specific information – true / false
First read the statements below.
Listen to the audio.
Select true or false for the answer.
Listening for specific information- short answers
First read the phrases below.
Then listen to the audio again.
Select the phrase that you hear.
Only one of each pair is correct.
Listening for key words and phrases – a cloze activity
First read the section of the conversation below.
Then listen to the conversation.
Type the correct words that you hear in each gap.