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Listen to four conversations to practise and improve your listening skills.

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

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Pre-intermediate: A2

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Yes, I learnt a lot to your conversation. All teams of British Council is working very hard. Thank you for your work

Yes I have similar conversations sometimes. I already knew phases in these conversations but I learned how to reply naturally as talking with someone.

I was confused question No.6 conversation C.So i listen again and i found out what i missing.

I don't think I ever had a similar conversation.c

Very cool

yes, I did have conversations like that in the past. I learned how to say selfies with the right pronunciation.

Thanks a bunch Jonathan!
I've found this site the best one to learn English.
I'm so happy that I can use these information.

Hi kaveh,

That's great! Thanks for your kind comment :)

Jonathan

The LearnEnglish Team

Hi,
Would you please explain the below sentence at the of the first conversation?
'' I was the only interview that day''.
I think something is wrong!

Thank you in advance.

Hi kaveh,

It's a correct sentence, actually! It means that the speaker was the only person who was interviewed on that day.

Logically, you might find it strange to say I was the (only) interview, as I refers to a person, and the interview refers to a situation. But, it's quite common to phrase it like this in modern usage. Here are some similar examples:

  • They told me that I was the second interview of four that day.
  • I was the first presentation at the conference, so the audience was full.
  • When I went for my piano exam, I was the last exam of the day.

Does that answer your question?

Jonathan

The LearnEnglish Team

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