Finding the library

Listen to a conversation about the university library to practise and improve your listening skills.

Instructions

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

Transcript

Student: Hi. Excuse me.

Student B: Yes?

Student: Where's the library?

Student B: The library? It's next to the registration office.

Student: Ah ... sorry, I'm new. Where's the registration office?

Student B: No problem. See the big building over there?

Student: Yes.

Student B: OK, so that's the lecture theatre. Next to that, on the right, is the registration office. And next to that is the library.

Student: I see. Thanks!


Student: Hello?

Librarian: Hello.

Student: Is this the library?

Librarian: Yes, it is. Quiet, please.

Student: Oh, sorry. Thank you.

Librarian: Can I help you?

Student: Er, yes, please. I want to borrow some books. What do I need?

Librarian: You need a library card. Here's the application form. You can take up to six books maximum today.

Student: OK. Six books.

Librarian: Yes. You have two weeks to read the books. Then you bring them back.

Student: And if I'm late?

Librarian: Every day you are late there is a fee of fifty pence.

Student: OK, 50p a day. Er, anything else?

Librarian: Mobile phones must be switched off in the library. You can bring your laptop, but please use headphones to watch videos or listen to music.

Student: OK, great.

Librarian: And you can't bring food or drink.

Student: No food, no drink. And ...?

Librarian: And please speak quietly! People are working here.

Student: Oh! Oh, OK. Thank you.

Librarian: You're welcome.

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Submitted by Sultan2020 on Thu, 09/04/2020 - 21:23

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IN FACT I HAD SOMETIMES I GO TO THE LIABRARY IN MY COLLEGE YES I BORROW SOME BOOKS ABOUT MY DEPARTMENT

Submitted by Nan Mya Sin Th… on Tue, 07/04/2020 - 14:58

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That listening veido is good and useful for my english language listening skills.
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Submitted by shinhaphura on Tue, 07/04/2020 - 03:35

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He...he... I listen to this conversation and had laughter quietly because of Mr. Librarian's voices, ;)

Submitted by Aya Sayed on Sun, 05/04/2020 - 19:59

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Yes, I have a local library .I go there every 3 monthes .And I usually read books, listen to music and do chating.
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Submitted by zabiullah on Sun, 05/04/2020 - 08:23

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where i live it has two libraries sometimes i use library books for researches. these libraries have different rules if you want to take out books from the library you must have library card and if you want to study in the library you must be quit as well as siwtched off your phones...
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Submitted by Rafaela1 on Thu, 02/04/2020 - 13:32

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It's a shame that libraries are now closed due to COVID-19. (ノ_

Submitted by suganth on Thu, 02/04/2020 - 08:40

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yes,i usually goes to my college library atleast once in 2 weeks ,generally I go to library to take books which is suggested by my course instructor :)

Submitted by Abdulilah on Sun, 29/03/2020 - 21:06

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Yes I had , when I was studying at university i was going to read books and writing my home work and borrow some books in engineering department