The Dogs of War

Objectives

At the end of the tasks you will be able to:
• identify main ideas in a conversation between two people
• identify specific detail of a conversation between two people
• identify information

Photo courtesy of Australian Defence Media Gallery


Task 1

Predicting the Content

First read the statements below
Then listen to the audio.
Choose the best answer that summarises the main idea.

Click on ‘Check Your Answers’ when you have finished.

Task 2

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.

Click on ‘Check Your Answers’ when you have finished.

Task 3

Listening for specific information – true / false

First read the statements below.
Listen to the audio.
Select true or false for the answer.

Click on ‘Check Your Answers’ when you have finished.

Task 4

Listening for specific information- short answers

First read the questions below.
Listen to the audio segment.
Type answers to the following questions in the boxes provided.
Use no more than 6 words for each answer.

Click on ‘Check Your Answers’ when you have finished.

Task 5

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.

Click on ‘Check Your Answers’ when you have finished.