Do the preparation exercise first. Then watch the video and do the exercises to check your understanding and practise the language.
Ana: Hi! I'm Ana. Welcome to What to Say!
Do you know what to say when you respond to news? Listen out for useful language for responding to news. Then, we'll practise saying the new phrases – after this.
Noelia: Yes, yes, yes. Ah, I did it!
Yuna: Good news, then?
Noelia: Yes! I won the award!
Yuna: Oh wow! Congratulations!
Noelia: Thank you! It's so exciting. I can't believe it!
Yuna: I know! That's wonderful! Well done, Noelia. I'm really pleased for you.
Noelia: WHAT? You cannot be serious!
Yuna: Oh dear. What's happened?
Noelia: They sent me the wrong email. I didn't win. Someone else won.
Yuna: Oh no, that's awful!
Noelia: Yes. It. Is.
Yuna: I'm so sorry, Noelia. What a shame. Can I do anything to help?
Noelia: Please pass me that magazine. Thanks.
Ana: Hello again! Oh, poor Noelia! That's really disappointing. So, did you notice the useful phrases used for responding to news? Listen to me and then repeat.
Oh wow! Congratulations!
I can't believe it.
Well done. I'm really pleased for you.
Oh dear. What's happened?
Oh no, that's awful.
I'm so sorry.
What a shame.
Can I do anything to help?
Ana: Try and use some of these phrases the next time you respond to news in English. Bye for now!
Yes I have a good news recently I have passed a entrance exam in prestigious university. I'm so glad for this 😌
well done. I'm really pleased for you. I guest you are from India. I can imagine how super competitive for student to enter India's universities.
i really don't remember that i have recently had good new.
I am really pleased to be on britishcouncil.org
what a grateful of you. Let's finished the course and always be connected.
Are you a club big fan? I'm really please for you whatever the club your suppported to for the victory. I also a sport event enthusiast.