The first English class

The first English class

Listen to a teacher give students information about a new course to practise and improve your listening skills.

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

Transcript

Hello, everyone. Hello! It's nice to see you all here. Welcome to British Life and Language. I am your teacher. My name is Lindsay Black. That's L-I-N-D-S-A-Y Black. Before we begin, some information about the class.

Our class is in room 13, on the first floor. When you go upstairs, turn left to find the room. Again, that's room 13.

We have class twice a week, on Monday and Wednesday. Our class begins at 4.30 p.m. and lasts 90 minutes, so we finish at 6 p.m. That's 4.30 to 6. Please arrive on time, OK?

Also, I have an office hour if you have questions. I'm in office 7B on the second floor. My office hour is Friday at 6 p.m. So, if you have any questions or problems or want to talk to me, it's Friday at 6 p.m. in office 7B.

We begin next week, on March the 13th. That's Monday, March the 13th. The course ends on May the 20th. May the 20th is the last day.

I think that's all ... Oh, one more thing. For this course you need the book. Here it is: British Life and Language Level 1 Student's Book. So, please get a copy of the book. I don't want to see any photocopies of the book, thank you! Remember, it's level 1 student's book. Don't buy the teacher's book.

I think that's all, everyone. I look forward to working with you. See you next Monday!

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Submitted by Rekk on Sat, 30/04/2022 - 10:52

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I've never been able to take an English class. I want to learn at British Council in my country tho it is very expensive but I can just study myself by BBC learning websites.

Submitted by Andres Cuchimaque on Fri, 22/04/2022 - 18:38

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Do you have an English class? When is it? Where is it?
No, I don´t. My last english class was 6 years ago in Colombian British Council academy.

Submitted by Abrarhussain on Sun, 10/04/2022 - 16:58

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Yes, I have an English class. Every Monday and Thursday. My class is under British council.

Submitted by SETTI on Thu, 07/04/2022 - 14:52

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I'm learning in a English center , it start at 5p.m each Saturday

Submitted by Magidaa on Wed, 16/03/2022 - 14:49

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Yes I have English course in the morning of college.

Submitted by Dinh Thai on Thu, 10/02/2022 - 08:57

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I have an English class when I'm a sophomore and I study in an English center about on September, I study with a friend. The center's name is Ecorp English and it's in Hanoi, VietNam.

Submitted by jmajo on Mon, 31/01/2022 - 11:31

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Well, I used to have it when I went to the high school, the last time I took a course and went to a face-to-face English was in the last year of high school, since then I kept studying by myself with self-study online courses, nowadays I use your website to review concepts and learn new vocabulary, so I'm studying with online self-study courses and I try to do at least one lesson per using your website(britishcouncil.org).

Thanks for the lesson.
Great site!

Submitted by Ehsan on Tue, 18/01/2022 - 07:18

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I used to go years ago, but now I don't go. I study English myself.

Submitted by Kamelbenslimane on Wed, 05/01/2022 - 10:31

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I don't have English class, but I had French class in the pass years at MBI school at Serif Algeria

Submitted by Phạm Thị Mỹ Dung on Sun, 02/01/2022 - 23:13

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I am no longer a student, but I still have an English class every day by myself whenever I have spare time.