Meeting other students

Meeting other students

Listen to a group of new students meeting for the first time to practise and improve your listening skills.

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

Preparation

Transcript

Teacher: So, now you've got the important information, it's time to meet each other. Everyone turn to the people next to you and introduce yourselves.

Cara: So, hi. I'm Cara. And you are?

Robert: Robert.

Selim: Selim.

Cara: Nice to meet you!

Robert and Selim: You too.

Robert: Nice accent. Where are you from?

Cara: I'm from Glasgow.

Robert: Oh, really? My mum's from near Glasgow, so I'm half Scottish.

Cara: Cool. Do you live in Scotland?

Robert: No, we live in England, near Manchester. My dad's from there. What about you, Selim?

Selim: I'm from Leeds originally but I grew up near London.

Cara: Are you both doing history on its own?

Selim: No. I'm doing history and German.

Robert: I'm doing it with maths, actually.

Selim: History and maths. That's different!

Robert: Yeah, I couldn't decide between arts and sciences. Maths doesn't help with remembering dates, though! And you?

Cara: I'm doing history and French.

Selim: I wanted to do French but German was easier, so I took that.

Cara: German is so hard!

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Submitted by Hong Tham on Fri, 21/06/2024 - 05:05

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When I was a student, I liked to study Math & Physical because I was good at these subjects

Now, I am happy and interesting to study English because I want to improve my listening, speaking skill so that I can communicate with foreigner , with my Korean Managers at my company

Submitted by Anna1303 on Thu, 13/06/2024 - 10:19

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i like to study english and chinese language. English  will help my job a lot and chinese is my passion subject. I think it quite difficult for me but I'll try my best

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Submitted by ASSAMOI on Tue, 04/06/2024 - 10:28

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My favorite subjects when i was students are mathematics and physicals because i was good in these subjects. 

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Submitted by Lovish on Tue, 28/05/2024 - 13:24

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I love to do coding because I am a full-stack engineer. I can create a scalable UI and backend. Also, I love to contribute to open-source projects. Until now, I contributed to two code bases.

Submitted by ubaid332 on Wed, 08/05/2024 - 06:33

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I like to study Computer Science, Programming, and English Language to improve my listening, writing, speaking, and reading skills.

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Submitted by ZarNiAung on Mon, 01/04/2024 - 18:18

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I like to study so many subjects. These are maths, history, biology and languages like English or Chinese. But I didn't want to learn at the same time and I had different periods to learn them. When I was in middle school, I prefer Maths. That's why I was good at Maths and get reward with that. After this when I got in high school, I prefer Biology. Now I am happy and want to learn English and History a little bit because English can change my career to get success. 

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Submitted by Tar Tar on Thu, 28/03/2024 - 14:32

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Right now I like to study English and take guitar lesson. If I have free time, I'd like to study German. I'm interesting to go Germany so. 

Submitted by Zahra-Rahmani92472 on Wed, 27/03/2024 - 07:56

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I like to study chemistry and French because I find them interesting .  

Submitted by cicerocoghi on Wed, 13/03/2024 - 11:42

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It was a big problem for me to choose just one subject to study because I believe every different subjects are connect each other....anyway! Actually I have more facilities in understand the logical things then I like maths, physics, chemistry but in the another away I think if you try understand subjects like history, arts, and study the psychologist area as well you can understand and have more comprehension about life....life is a mix between science and arts, logical and emotional perception, the sure and the incognita...but I would choose two options: history and maths....and music as well because I love it very much....

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Submitted by yukizita on Mon, 11/03/2024 - 18:50

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I like studying english, education-based subjects and to know about women's history throughout the centuries.