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Everyday English Conversation: Discussing the News. Activity 1: Listening Comprehension Two roommates, Patrick and Winston, discuss their newspaper subscription and news in general.

Everyday English Conversation: Discussing the News

Listen to their conversation and mark the statements below “True” or “False.” <div id="mtq_javawarning-1" class="mtq_javawarning"> Please wait while the activity loads. </br> If this activity does not load, try refreshing your browser. Also, this page requires javascript. Congratulations - you have completed Discussing the news.

Your answers are highlighted below. Once you are finished, click the button below. There are 10 questions to complete. Activity 2: Learn the expressions Download Text / Download AudioRight-click and select “Save” or “Save as…” Winston: Hey Patrick, did you get the email I forwarded you last week? Patrick: Umm, I’m not sure… what was it about? Forwarded = received an e-mail from someone else and re-sent it to a new personrefresh my memory = remind me. Academic / General Training Listening test - computer. Round12 years4greenreasonable1.20 metreslock Transcript: F: Oh hello… I’m calling about your advertisement in the local paper.

Academic / General Training Listening test - computer

M: Oh well, there were two ads actually. Was it the one for second-hand furniture? F: That’s right, yes. M: Oh yes… Some of it’s already gone I’m afraid, but… what exactly were you interested in? Note taking. 99% Invisible. Recommended. BBC Radio 4 - The Life Scientific. Podcasts. BBC World Service - Global News Podcast - Downloads. Tim Harford — Podcasts. Cautionary Tales “A set of true stores… beautifully told” – Prospect Magazine We’ve always warned children by telling them unsettling fairy tales.

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University of Oxford Podcasts - Audio and Video Lectures. Direction. Language for directions. Language for location. Sentence completion. ABC Radio. Choice page. BBC Podcasts. Widening your range. Understanding numbers. Test format. Test format – Academic Writing 60 minutes Topics are of general interest to, and suitable for, test takers entering undergraduate and postgraduate studies or seeking professional registration.

There are two tasks: Task 1 - you will be presented with a graph, table, chart or diagram and asked to describe, summarise or explain the information in your own words. You may be asked to describe and explain data, describe the stages of a process, how something works or describe an object or event. IELTS Academic Writing description IELTS Academic Writing in detail A detailed look at the paper with links to related resources. Task 1 Task 2 IELTS Academic Writing - How it's marked Marking and assessment Each task is assessed independently. Responses are assessed by certificated IELTS examiners.

Scores are reported in whole and half bands. Dos and don'ts. Short answers. Key information tips. Others. Telephone numbers. Large numbers. Dates.

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Accents. Listening practice tests. The IELTS Listening test will take about 30 minutes, and you will have an extra 10 minutes to transfer your answers to the answer sheet.

Listening practice tests

The four parts of this practice Listening test are presented over four separate web pages. Make sure you move swiftly from one page to the next so that your practice is as realistic as possible. Download the question paper and blank answer sheet before you start, and write your answers on the question paper while you are listening. Use a pencil.Listen to the instructions for each section of the test carefully. Answer all of the questions.There are 40 questions altogether. For each part of the test, there will be time for you to look through the questions and time for you to check your answers.When you have completed all four parts of the Listening test you will have ten minutes to copy your answers on to a separate answer sheet.

We can make special arrangements for test takers with disabilities. Instructions to test takers Review. Business English - Podcasts for professionals. English Skills - Listening. English listening skills practice.