Organising a group project

Organising a group project

Listen to people organising a group project and answer the questions to practise and improve your listening skills.

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

Preparation

Transcript

Cara: So for our group project, do you want to start this week?

Selim: Yeah, I want to start early so we have enough time.

Robert: Me too, but I've got a big maths project too.

Cara: How about we meet first to plan what we're going to do? Just for an hour.

Robert: Good idea, Cara.

Cara: When are you free?

Robert: I can always do mornings before 10.

Cara: Robert … Uh …

Selim: I'm sleeping before 10!

Robert: OK! OK, so when are you two free?

Cara: Wednesdays are good for me. But not very early, please!

Selim: I can't do the mornings on Wednesdays but I have 3 till 5 free.

Robert: I can do 4 o'clock, just before my maths class.

Cara: Great, 4 then. Where shall we meet?

Selim: The library?

Robert: I don't know. The library isn't a good place for a planning meeting as we can't talk in there.

Cara: How about the university café? It's near the library. We can talk in there. And eat cake.

Selim: Cake is good.

Robert: OK, so Wednesday at the café. I need to leave at ten to five to go to my maths class.

Cara: No problem. Planning will take less than an hour.

Selim: OK! See you Wednesday for cake.

Robert and Cara: See you, Selim!

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Submitted by shelly on Fri, 04/09/2020 - 02:40

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I would like to study in a relatively quite room as I must concentrate on what I am learning for an effective result.

Submitted by Faheem Khan on Mon, 31/08/2020 - 03:12

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i would like to study outside with friends. in the healthy and clean environment we human beings are feel fresh and comfortable. whenever you felt comfortable that environment is prove best for us. thats why in my opinion when you sit outside in fresh environment and enjoy natural beauty of the world so it should be best for study because there we feel comfortable.

Submitted by Thao mee on Sat, 29/08/2020 - 04:49

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I and my friend usually choose library to study together. When we are having exams we will come there and discussion. It quite quiet so i think it's reasonable place. Beside, the coffee shop is a second choice. We can enjoy cake and drink while we study.

Submitted by biso01 on Mon, 24/08/2020 - 11:41

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i prefer to study at macdonalds with my fiend. its good place and i can concentrate in studying with big mac sandwich and my fiend like this place they take nice coffee. the restaurant is near for all of us.

Submitted by Mai Khin Nway Shein on Wed, 29/07/2020 - 08:36

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I prefer studying alone. I couldn't concentrate if someone is nearby me.

Submitted by Phan Bao Dung on Wed, 29/07/2020 - 05:59

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I like to study with friends in the empty rooms at my university's dorm. These are the rooms for students' self-study or discussing in groups. You can bring some drinks and snacks here but you must keep the space clean before you leave.

Submitted by I am on Thu, 23/07/2020 - 18:36

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I prefer a closed separate room for effective studying, because you can dedicated your attention to exercise without distraction. But also nice place to studying is a park or garden, exactly if them rather is fine.