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.



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 Suraj paliwal on Tue, 20/10/2020 - 08:59

Dear British Council Team, Please explain ten to five and twenty to eight. I couldn't understand.

Hello Suraj Singh,

These are clock times:

ten to five means 04.50 or 16.50, depending on whether it is in the morning or the afternoon.

twenty to eight means 07.40 or 19.40, similarly.



The LearnEnglish Team

Submitted by Ugulhan on Thu, 15/10/2020 - 06:50

I usually will invite them to my home and they can feel free their self. We would like to drink a cup of tea or coffee and then we will start to study our tasks.

Submitted by DEICY on Mon, 12/10/2020 - 17:23

I like make project with my friends or classmates, I prefer if is possible work together in our houses, because each person can give your opinions.

Submitted by Maria19 on Tue, 29/09/2020 - 20:27

When I study, I prefer to do it in the library. The environment and the quiet as in the library, is nowhere else.

Submitted by Pola on Wed, 16/09/2020 - 19:47

When I and my friends were studying nearby our houses in the Cafe we were always meet us at 4 till 6, so that were really good days, maybe 15 years ago, It were a good memories