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Responding to news

In this video, Noelia gets good news and bad news. Listen to the language Yuna uses to respond to Noelia's news and practise saying the useful phrases.

Do the preparation exercise first. Then watch the video and do the exercises to check your understanding and practise the language.

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Language level

Intermediate: B1

Comments

I'm really pleased for your victory of the match.

Nice lesson.

Yes I have had good news regarding passing my exam of; Life in the UK.

Yes! I got good news of my result of final term examination recently . I secured top position in the class with good marks. I was really excited.

No unfortunately, I didn't receive any good news recently, but I think the good news will be coming soon. So I'm a positive

I have received the new that I´m going to receive my Master degree in a few months.

Yes I have. I was overwhelmed when I heard my friend is going to be a mother. it’s a wonderful news she going into motherhood

Recently, I haven't got any good news, it might be later.

i have questione , it is polite way to responde (what a shame )?

Hello NOURHAN93,

If you want to say 'that's very sad' or 'I'm very sorry to hear that', then 'what a shame!' is a perfectly polite way to respond.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

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