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Episode 06: He's a pest!

Joe the 4-year-old nephew - is he a pest or just a sweet little boy?

Do the Preparation task first. Then listen to the audio. Next go to each Task and do the activity. If you need help, you can read the Transcript at any time.


Language level

Pre-intermediate: A2


Come on guys….. He is just 4 years old. He is not supposed to understand as adult do. Actually he could control himself more than natural. I mean comparing to other little boys. They must be full energetic. Adult should play with kids so that they learn things. They should examine everything to understand the world. Their brain will grow up. Trust me! I have 3 little nieces and one little nephew. I love dealing with them.

what other situation the bail out word can be used? 

i think its also help for ielts

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I couldn't't  find the audio of this episode .

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Hi everybody.
I am Yuriy. I am from Ukraine. I am 29. Many thanks to the authors of Big City Small World. Every episode is great. And it really helps learn English.  

hi,I'm new here,I like this website very much .Tonight,I learned this episode ,I have a problem,"what’s he up to...Joe!!!"what's it mean?I beg for your answer,tks!

Hello Amy,
If you look down the page, you can see that Helen already answered this question on May 24th.
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Task 4 is difficult for me.Help me,please!!!!!

Hello bella
Are you having problems because the exercise is too difficult? Or is it that you are not sure what to do?
All the verbs in Task 4 are used in the episode, so if you look through the transcript you should be able to find them. When you do, think about the meaning of the sentence and look at the other words they are used with. This should help you work out the answers to Task 4.
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I hope it helps
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