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Facts and figures

Listen to the lecturer giving some facts and figures to practise and improve your listening skills.

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



Language level

Pre-intermediate: A2


i'm good but its need to concentrate

the task 1 is so hard!

yes i am good with number only i can concentrate with them but number only i am not good with ordering the sentences, its so hard to me

Yes, I'm good with numbers, but I don't practice so much there are some years

As an economist, I must have to be good with numbers because I have to deal with them every day. Preparing financial statements, collecting data, analyzing data, and using accounting software is my daily routine. When it comes to numbers, we should be so careful and focused, because if you slip a number or add one more, we can change all the results. But today the computer and software are helping us too much, by correcting our mistakes and giving us a chance to check them twice. But unfortunately, I'm not good at remembering the phone numbers, except for my self and my parents I hardly remember other people's phone numbers, and this is bad because in case of an emergency we should keep in mind some contact numbers of our relatives. And as many of the members here, I have a problem with numbers in English, in this audio, I couldn't define forty with fourteen without seeing the script.

I am better at arithmetic than geometry so I'm interested in numbers to prefer. I can do mental arithmetic quickly with 3 digit numbers. Also, I can remember the phone numbers, license plates, or any numbers that I look at once. Everybody seems to be surprised by my ability.

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I am good with numbers but while I am listening the numbers in English I don't understand because it pass fast.I need to listen the numbers many times.

actually i like numbers so i believe i am good at them.

I can't hear the audios, they don't play.
Is there a problem?