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.

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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Beginner: A1

Soumis par Nane le lun 30/03/2020 - 20:05

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Hi, I usually study with friends at home. I always invite them to come to my home, it is quieter and there is a study room. Regards,

Soumis par Daudau0601 le lun 30/03/2020 - 17:10

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i like studying in my house with friend. Because i think that is the best place where we can focus on studying. Its quieter than coffee or anywhere. We can exchange easily with each other about exercise without making noise.

Soumis par upendarreddy le mer 18/03/2020 - 22:44

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I normally study at my home in the evenings alone. my friends and me sometimes do combine studies at my home or their home on weekends. we occasionally make presentation , project work in the study room.

Soumis par jason2295 le ven 06/03/2020 - 00:41

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I like to study with friends in a house of us because we can cook or prepare sandwiches

Soumis par s4lemm le mar 03/03/2020 - 16:52

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I prefer study lonely. With my friends I like to go out to have fun.

Soumis par Abdullah le ven 28/02/2020 - 09:46

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I don't like studying with friends because that makes me leaving my studying and enjoy with my friends. I prefer studying lonely at my room.

Soumis par Talha Munir le mar 25/02/2020 - 18:50

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I like to study in hostel with friends because in hostel every friend were there so won't any problem to take time for coming.. We can enjoy group study in hostel.. we can discuss to everyone if we have a problem with each other.

Soumis par HallaAliyanFar… le ven 24/01/2020 - 18:13

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Actually i like to study in my home to have more concentration and to be more focused

Soumis par MaryaSun le jeu 16/01/2020 - 17:24

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Hi, i usually study alone, in my room. I rarely study with my friends but, when i study with them, we study at my friend's house . Sometimes we study together in the library.

Soumis par shahhoseini le lun 30/12/2019 - 13:20

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I prefer to study with my friends at home.

Soumis par Mohamad-Altaha le dim 22/12/2019 - 15:07

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I prefer to study with my colleagues at home or maybe at the university garden.

Soumis par Dariusz le mar 26/11/2019 - 00:12

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I like study alone but when I study with my friends I prefer silent places like house, country side or park. I sometimes choose the cafe.

Soumis par le van son le ven 08/11/2019 - 03:03

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I like study with my friend at home. We can call together and don't like meeting at the cafe it is very noisy.

Soumis par Nayara dos San… le ven 25/10/2019 - 02:09

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No. I don't have time to study with my friends and we don't study the same subjects. I'm specialized in Tax Law and my friends don't study.

Soumis par cecibn le mar 22/10/2019 - 19:11

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I don't like to study anywhere. I mean, I don't like to study. I think that we should learn... natural. You know like tree learns about your environment.... hahahahah. That's my thoughts. Lol.

Soumis par nurnadiahazlan le jeu 03/10/2019 - 11:00

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I have completed the lesson for "Organising a group project". The level I choose is beginner A1.

Soumis par nurul ashikin le jeu 03/10/2019 - 07:57

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I have completed the lesson for "Organizing a Group Project." The level I chose is Beginner A1

Soumis par Cheeseontop le mer 02/10/2019 - 09:27

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When I was in high school there were a huge of homework that I had to finish everyday especially there was an exam tomorrow and study in a group was always the best solution. My friend and I came to each other’s house to learn together. It usually takes 3 hours or less when we study in group. From my point of view library is still fine to study together, there are so many books to search and it is quiet so you can concentrate on doing homework however you can not discuss loudly or bring food or drinks into it. How about a cafe ? Hmm...it is a bit noisy to me so study at home is always my favorite choice.

Soumis par raza.umar le lun 16/09/2019 - 18:50

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we mostly sit in university cafe with friends so it is convenient to drink or eat something for us. Furthermore, we can easily fulfill our eating requirement and study as well.

Soumis par mukdam le lun 09/09/2019 - 11:58

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In fact I prefer to study in a closed place in anywhere I need no noisy in a place I love a cool thenwe can understand and discussion with aim and sure we will succeed

Soumis par maheshsd le lun 26/08/2019 - 17:29

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I would like to study with friends in garden near my university

Soumis par Magedelabd le mer 21/08/2019 - 18:12

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I do not like to study with friends . I think it is wasting time to do so .

Soumis par Caterina Siligardi le dim 18/08/2019 - 18:08

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When I was student, I liked to study with my friends at my home. Often I liked to study on own.

Soumis par shahramuteng le ven 16/08/2019 - 18:59

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I like to study alone. but if I have to. I prefer to study at home or a place which we can speak loud and have a good discussion.

Soumis par Santika le mar 30/07/2019 - 07:40

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I prefer study alone. But if I have to, I prefer study at a lecture theater/classroom if students have permission from the university. The second choice is free/vacant and non private area for guest at one of student's/friend's house. Because I am female, I prefer study at student's/friend's house that is also female. I copy and past a part of the transcript above: 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! And I take out a line and paste it below: Cara: No problem. Planning will take less than an hour. From those parts I thought that answer for number 6 at task number 1 I pasted below should be "False". Robert will leave the meeting early. (False) But the right answer is "True". Is it because "in the first place" at the third sentence of Cara at transcript says, "Just for an hour" ?

Hello Santika

I think you are right. We've changed the wording of question 6 so that there is a more clear correct answer now.

Thanks very much for pointing this out to us!

All the best

Kirk

The LearnEnglish Team

Soumis par ayusisi le mer 24/07/2019 - 08:05

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I like to study with my friends is in the canteen. On our campus, there is a canteen with have space to study. So we could eat while we study. It makes us not sleep or even bored.

Soumis par Diana0419 le mer 03/07/2019 - 16:14

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I sometimes like to discuss the assignments or the test in the library. That is called "the studying group." I am so glad to cooperate with my classmate of signs of progress and methods before the presentation because it is a way to improve our speaking ability. In terms of the exam, I like to teach them and review more than one time. because it is a good chance to memorize the importance and the best way of assistance for my friends.

Soumis par Praveen kumar le dim 23/06/2019 - 06:57

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I study alone but during the exam time I invite my friends to home and we make a group study.

Soumis par abdalhameed le sam 15/06/2019 - 10:28

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I usually prefer to study alone, but sometimes review with my friend at home.

Soumis par Rivelino le mer 29/05/2019 - 06:42

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I would like to study with my friends at cafe.

Soumis par Aikotoko le mar 21/05/2019 - 05:46

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Basically I don’t like studying with my friends because I can’t concentrate doing. When I study with my friends, we must be chatting a lot!!

Soumis par Wahiba le lun 20/05/2019 - 08:47

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I used to steady alone but some time I prefer doing exercices quietly with my freind at the library.

Soumis par Setareh le lun 13/05/2019 - 03:58

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I would like to study with my friends in the library because, we force studying; without wasting time.

Soumis par tamanhbonmat le jeu 09/05/2019 - 05:29

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good script. I'd like to learn more friends at coffee shop.

Soumis par brwa le mer 08/05/2019 - 11:12

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I like to study at home with my friend and a good time for me is an afternoon at 5 pm

Soumis par César Árraga le jeu 02/05/2019 - 23:06

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I liked to study with friends at university's library because in seasons of exams I could exchange knowledges with them and sometimes they would teach me some excercises that I didn't solve.

Soumis par Ehsan1984 le jeu 25/04/2019 - 19:41

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park is good idea for study or speak with friends

Soumis par Thien2019 le jeu 18/04/2019 - 13:30

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I want to study with my friends in the park near my home

Soumis par cittàutopica le lun 15/04/2019 - 18:55

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I prefer to study at my home alone, because I have a study method very unusual as compared to my friends; I go sometimes to the library, when I need some book which is not available for sale.

Soumis par gurusarif le ven 05/04/2019 - 08:36

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I don't have friend to learn English. do you want ? I'm from Indonesia. You can learn Bahasa with me. Thanks

Soumis par Stanley Alvarez le lun 01/04/2019 - 17:32

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I like to study with my friends at university. I prefer to study in postgraduate student room because there are many chairs, tables, point electric connections to laptops and anothers electronic devices, it has access to internet and it is always available.
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