Meeting other students

Meeting other students

Listen to a group of new students meeting for the first time to practise and improve your listening skills.

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.

Preparation

Transcript

Teacher: So, now you've got the important information, it's time to meet each other. Everyone turn to the people next to you and introduce yourselves.

Cara: So, hi. I'm Cara. And you are?

Robert: Robert.

Selim: Selim.

Cara: Nice to meet you!

Robert and Selim: You too.

Robert: Nice accent. Where are you from?

Cara: I'm from Glasgow.

Robert: Oh, really? My mum's from near Glasgow, so I'm half Scottish.

Cara: Cool. Do you live in Scotland?

Robert: No, we live in England, near Manchester. My dad's from there. What about you, Selim?

Selim: I'm from Leeds originally but I grew up near London.

Cara: Are you both doing history on its own?

Selim: No. I'm doing history and German.

Robert: I'm doing it with maths, actually.

Selim: History and maths. That's different!

Robert: Yeah, I couldn't decide between arts and sciences. Maths doesn't help with remembering dates, though! And you?

Cara: I'm doing history and French.

Selim: I wanted to do French but German was easier, so I took that.

Cara: German is so hard!

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Average: 4.1 (119 votes)
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Submitted by Caterina Siligardi on Sat, 17/08/2019 - 17:35

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Hi. I like to study foreign languages :firstly English, then Chinese. When I was a student I studied the French language. Studying languages is very fun!!
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Submitted by shahramuteng on Thu, 15/08/2019 - 22:15

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what subjects or what major? about subjects, I like that one which related to art and engineering, such an architect course. furthermore, I like math and astronomy.

Submitted by Toanrt on Sat, 03/08/2019 - 08:20

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English 1 and for all ^^

Submitted by samreenmkhan on Tue, 30/07/2019 - 10:54

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Well that's a difficult question hmm i like accounting when i am able to understand it like when my concepts are clear it becomes easier and then i can do my exercises easily and it becomes fun but it becomes boring and hard when my concept is not clear about a specific topic or question.

Submitted by Mohd_tom1990 on Wed, 24/07/2019 - 18:50

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If i meet new friend in University i interoduced my self first name and countery after that I aske him about name and countery. That is easy. Thx british conusil.

Submitted by gedi on Wed, 24/07/2019 - 14:54

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i would like to learn history because you know more information about the past history and also you can guess the future using past history

Submitted by Cho on Fri, 05/07/2019 - 04:23

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My favourite subject is English. It supports my career, too.

Submitted by Praveen kumar on Thu, 04/07/2019 - 15:01

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Now my favourite subject is english :).

Submitted by Diana0419 on Sun, 30/06/2019 - 07:25

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My favourite subject is English because my university major's subject is English. I started to learn English when I was three years old. English is a little bit difficult, but it's my motivation to keep on studying.