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Natural english intermediate listening booklet

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conversation

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for 15 minutes. It's not that compLicatedl 0К,
Ьчt don't bother mе аgа,iп.

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Now thеп ...

We've met before. hачеп't we?
Yes, I ... I'm rea[ly sorry, I don't
remember уочr паmе.

Ьеер Ьеер

Miss! Don't forget the salt ...

Sophie.,

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Sophie, Thats right, yeah.
And уоч'rе Вriап, aren't уоч?
Yep, уер, уер, yeah.
Yeah. yeah. We did the er, we did that
other сочrsе Last уеаr ...
Thafs right, уеаh. (Yeah) It was about
this time ofyear too, (yeah) actua[[y,
wasn't it, yeah.
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seem

to rеmеmЬеr you'd just had

kid, hadn't уоч?

... yes. we оftеп ta[k аЬоцt fashjon. How
about уоч, Pedro?
... I never ta[k аЬоut сurrепt affuirs. What
about you, Yoko?

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thats right. yeah, yeah, little gir[.
Littte gir[, How is she?
She's very we[L. (Нmm) Yes, yes, grоwiпg
reatly quickty ...
Yes.

conversation 2
М I mеап, I thjnk the ancient history of the
Greeks is fascinating (Нmm) so to, to
study it (Hi) оп а соursе like this ...

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I was queueing up for some tickets the
other day, and er, there was а fellow beside
mе who was а motorbike соuriеr ...
0h, right!

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... and I needed to have а look at his А to
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somewhere, and er, it tumed out that he
was actually а doctor fтоm Colombia ...
0h, rightl

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Hi! Tyler.
DeborahI Неl'[о!
He[Lol

How are you?

I'm very we[[, thank you. How аrе you?
Fiпе, thanks. Djd you, did you drive hеrе
to night?

... and he had just decided to change his
life for а while апd соmе over and try
something completely different. апd еr. he
was just talНng about how different it was,
уоч know. his life iп Colombia апd being а
... а motorbike соuгiеr here, he was
fascinating, actuatly, and it was so
fчппу...

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I was hайпg this tеrriЬ[е conversation at

Do уоч, do уоu know Mike?

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Yeah?

HeL[o.

I did, yes.

work yesterday ...

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Yes, we аlrеаdу know each other.
Yes, we did а course together Last year.

... with this mап called Malcolm from the
ассочпts dераrtmепt ...

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0h yeah?

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... апd we were talking about АпgеLа,
who's mу suрейsо1 and I was saying that
she's being reaL[y hогiЬlе to peopLe

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Is she?

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... the young реор[е iп the office, she's,
just being rеа[[у паsý to them, and I
was going оп and оп and he was just поt
saying anything, and just smiling, you
know. Апуwау it опý turns out he's just
got engaged to herl
0h поI
I cou[dn't ЬеШече it!
0h, по!
I'm going to Ье looking for а пеw job.

Thats гight.
So, hеrе we are for the Greeks thеп!
Nice to see youl
And you.

rесепtý...

shеЪ

1.1
Right, right. today we're going to look at the
есопоmiс situation in Ечrоре.
Ьеер Ьеер
Look, I said по mobi[e phones in class!
But Miss, it's mу grаппу - shеЪ just fallen
downstairs.
Ьеер Ьеер

I SAID N0 MOBILESI
It's the hospital - they wапt mе to go and qive
blood - it's urgent,
Ьеер Ьеер

I SA]D N0
But Miss. it's mу futher - I've never met him,
and he wапь to see mе.
Ьеер Ьеер

Listen, Crystal, how mапу times do I have to

te[L you? You peel the potatoes and boiI them

unit one

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аrеп't I!

0h. mауЬе поt. Yоu печеr kпоw

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1.4

Juliet

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I was,in а pub the оthеr night, ...
Нmm.

... and I had this real[y extraordinary
conversation with thjs mап. Не, he was
quite а young guy. he had а ... а shaved
head ...

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Right.
he just саmе out and to[d mе that
he was а bank rоььеr.

... and
What?I

Yeah, exactty, and. and, he'd already Ьееп
in prison for tеп years before, but whi[e he
was in prison, he'd he'd had this idea of,
that the thing to do was Ье, wou[d Ье to
rob banks...
Right.

... because before he'd Ьееп [ike. а hоusе

burgla1 поw he was going to stагt rоЬЬiпg
banks, апd it was just, I couldn't believe
that he wou[d соmе out and tell this to а
complete stranger iп а pub. l,!ad!
I know. What was he thinking?

1.5
Excuse mе, is апуопе sitting hеrе?
Sorry, have you got the time, please?

I think we've met before, haven't we?

Ifs really hot, isn't it?
Are you going а[[ the way to Sап Fвncisco?

1.6

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I'm going to spend а week in the deserl
0h, rea[Ly? How interesting!
Ooh, how excitingl
That sounds great.

1.7

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Good раrý, isn't it?
Great, yeah, I'm hайпg а rea[[y good time.
Are you?
Yеаh, yeah, Гm enjoying it, yeah.
So еrm ...
So what do you, what do you do?

0h, we[[, еrm, I'm ... I'm sti[[ at schoo[,
actually. and I'm er, I'm studying physics,
chemistry and bioLogy.
0h, right. 0К, so what аrе you hoping to
do, then, when you Leave schoo[?
Wett, I'd like

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to go to universiф еrm, to.

... and еr, I'm thinking of doing part of the

course mауЬе in the. in the States.
0h, right, that sounds interesting. (Yeah) Is
that because there's better teaching thеrе,

better courses or universities there?
We[[, по, I just [ike the idea of, of going
overseas and training а bit abroad.
Нm, getting а bit of ехреriепсе over thеrе.
(Yeah) Yeah, that's very valuab[e. I did а
year out too.

unit опе

lislen as

Yeah. that was good.

I think, you kпоц Ijust, just Ljke the jdea
of, of Ьiпg with people fTom а diffеrепt
соuпtrу, (Rigtтt) апd. you know, spending
some time iп апоthеr ciý.
Yeah, по. I think ...

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I'm going to stay with mу чпсLе.
I'm рlаппiпg to rent а car.
I'm hoping to get а раrt-timе job.

i'm thinking of going abroad this wiпtеr.

1.9
L HeL[o.
А Hi.
L I'm Lo[a.
А Ah, Andrew.
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А Еr. G[asgow.
L 0h. jn Scotland.
А Yes, yes.
L 0h, that's [ove[y.
А We1,1" it's, ifs qu,ite nice.
L I, I, I'm frоm Austria.
А 0h, reaLty? Аh, how interesting.

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а dentist.

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I think we've met Ьеfоrе, hачеп't we?

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the Йау to San Frапсisсо?

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It's rеа[[у hot, isn't it?
Аrе you going

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Excuse mе, is апуопе sitting here?

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the Ьох iпmfоЙ
grоuрs, ассоrdiпg to lhe
рrопчлсiаliоп of the letters in bold.

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topics:

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going

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We[t, it's еr, it's quite еmЬаrгаssiпg
actually, I'm. еr, I'm оп а blind date. I'rп
going to meet а boyl

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letlers in bold.

mауЬе?

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similaI
repetit

caБSelte.

impoltant

We[[. I'm er, I'm hoping he's going to Ье
there. (We[[l) I have this, this ter,.ibLe
picture that mауЬе when I _oet :,е.е, *е
he won't Ье there.
0h, I'm sure he йLl I:'s ... :s .t7
adventurous you k:c*
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way оп а b[ind da:e_
Wet[, I ф,iпk ,*s :,: -;"t ;:*е:т;пЕ iп
соmmоп. 1-1-? #е
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how tt

paying attention tо the stressed
words. First read al your own speed
without listепiлg to the cassetle.
Тhеп trу to Iead while уоu ptay the

Апd you, you're mееtiпg somebody,

0h.

Listen again to tlie first part оt hеr
stоry алd undeTline the slressed
words, for ехаmрlе:

convelsation path

0h, how fascinafingl

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а Iюоk а

imроrtапt words.

Now try lo read the tapescript,

Ьу yourselP
0h. yes.

I hope so!

inteTes

check йjth the answei key.

I've печеr Ьееп there. Аrе you trave[ling

ohl

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I was iп а pub the other nioht...

It js.

Are уоч meeting somebody, perhaps?
No, I'm just going оп holiday Ьу myself.

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as [hе words &аиk

robber.

Frоm Viеппа,
Ah. it's beautiful, I believe.

We[[,

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Notiýe how Juliet stresses the most

whereabouts?

[tle, too.

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1.4 stress and rhythm
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1пl гпееiiпg somebody, perhaps?

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шщ аоriпg, Гm а dentist.

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гюt а [ot to Ье scared about.

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rеа[[у hot, isn't

Аrе you going

atl"

I'm thirking о[ gоiдg аЬгоаd this
wiпtеr.

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1о йе stressed words.

1.9

it?

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the way to San Frапсisсо?
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we ате
interested, we often make some of
our words longer, Ьу ехаggеrаtiпg

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exaggeraled.

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То keep their conversation going
Lola and Andrew ask апd ыrswеr
questions, fоr example:

Lo[a

1.6 intonation
а when we wallэt to show

., ]....hоi:ч'ýо_frе of,the:vowc1],ýOunds

to ý,tay With mу uncle.

j'm р]адпlдg 1о rепt а car.
I'm hoping to get а paTt-time job.

b'.lPractiýёl:saying.thе queýtioný, :.-.' :
paiinc attention 1о йе inlonation.

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rhythm

examples. Notice the
sпessed woTds.

I think we've met before, haven't we?

е- -:; :--:

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ciga.rette

fuсл9ё,me;.ii апуgп$.s.ittjng.here?.

у€аh, I'm епjоуiпg it,

ciTcle]tfu wогdý conneсted with
studying in опе соIоuт, and the
words connected with gоiлg abToad
in а different colouT. Notice how thе
coloured cfucles help to hold the
conversation together.
The пехt гimе you listen to а
conversation in English, listen fоr
rереГitiоп о[ words алd ideas.

Sоrry, have уоu got the time, p[ease?

pr:r-.a: _l *е ]|_ hope thatl

yeah.

а really

Are you?

SlUdyiлg
goiлg аЬrоаd

Notice the
intonation о[ йе questions.

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'Yёаh,

fiпе,

Theii:conyeTsation has two main
topics:

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good

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wмdý,in the l}o' ialo fOuI
grqups, accordiлg to йе
pronunciation of the letters iп bold.

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conversation features

Clive Good рагý, isn't it?
ЕmrпЕ l , Gгеаt .уеаh, Im having

Pr,r!'the

Ah, ilow interesting.

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tвЕr

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шап.' : straved

f,_оm fustп-а.

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key.

sounds
Look at йеsе words frоm tapescript
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letters in bold.

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iп Scc;a.a.

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phTases.

Look at the ýtaft of the conyeтsation
Ьеlwееп Clive апd Еmmа. Notice
how the words they rБе.rrе чеrу
gimilarin mеапшg. This цре of
repetit_ion helps to keep Йе
сопчеrsаliоп gоiлg.

paying апепliоп to фе stressed
words. FiTst read at уоur owTl Speed
without Iistепiлg to lhe cassette.
Тhеil tryto Tead while you рlqy:thе

wirTter.

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Exaggeratе the words really, ooh,
aýd ýлчаtj so that you юuпd really
inter€ýtedI

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Story апd undeтIine Йе stressed
words, fоr example:
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P,tactise salzing

1.7

imроrtалt words.

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ttri*ing оr going airoad this

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Nоliсеhоф Juliet stresses the mos{;

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stress and
at фе tapescripT. Read ;d
lislen as [ат as the wolds Ьапk

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How are you?

Andrew I'm, I'm very we[L thank you.

They also use positive adjeclives to
show they ате interested iп what
the otheT реrsоп is saying, fоr
ехаmрlе:

LoLa

0h that's Love[v.

Ь ]-,Eook ai],Jhe.tapestript
,

gleat

o_f Lola ffId:
Andrew's сопчетsагiоп and find

examples ot:

йе

questions тhеу ask
the positive adjecives they use

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2.7
There's this mап, 0К, апd he's traveLLing
across the desert, апd he suddenLy finds he
hasn't got апу water Left. So he's stагtjпg to
get worried, and he'5 very thirsý, but lucki|y,
а mап comes towards him оп а camel.

So he says to the mап, 'i'm thirsý. Have уоu
got апу Water?'and the other mап says, 'No,
I haven't, but I've got а wопdегfuI seLection
of ties. Would уоu Like to buy опе?'So the
other mап says, 'No, of course not!' апd the
mап rides away оп his саmе[.

After about another hour оr two, he's
desperately thirsty and he sees а beautiful 5star hote[. So he sLowly goes up the steps,
crying 'Waterl Water!'and the hotel manager
says, 'I'm sorry, s,ir, уоч can't соmе in here

without а tiej

engine, because it's very tiny апуwау, and еr,
the пеаrеst thing to flying, you kпоw, it's
reaL[y, reaLLy fantastjc.

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FaLb (0h, extraordinary) oh, abso[utely
extraordinary, апd i decided to take, there's а
special trip you can take on а microlite (Yeah)
which is, ifs Like а hапg glider (Yeah, I know)
but it has а tiny little engine. (Нmm) I can't
be[ieve how wonderful it was. yоч sit behind
а pilot, and уоч go чр for about ha[f ап hour,
and you, уоu sоrt of zigzag across the faL[s
and there's masses of this steam, ifs just so
beautiful апd the pilot points out to you the
various animals down be[ow - thеrе сап Ье
hippo оr zebra, elephant - ohI it's just so
beautifuL. ifs it's, tike а piece of mag,ic - you
know what I mеап? (Yeah) And уоu can't hеаr
anything up there, its completeý siLent, yoLl
... чоч don't notice the [ittle sound of the

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to the bicycle апd you, агJ :,:_ :;- sЁ::
two people in this. iп this Little ...
Is

it comfortable?

Some of them are - it depends.
Sometimes the seat is quite weL[ ... еrm,
you know, is quite soft. (Yeah) sometimes
it сап Ье quite hard апd it makes for а
very bumpy ride (Ah, right) еrm, and also
the streets аrе full of holes, (Нmm) and it
.,. and it can make for again for а very
Ьumру ride.
And it must Ье very hot too.
Yeah. it gets very hot in еr, very hot and
very humid, er but you know sometimes
they сап get quite а good speed uр, and
then the breeze. you know, cooLs уоu
down а little bit, but it's а great way to
see the city.
Would you go again?
Definitely,

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I think the most important thing is good
accommodation.
Hot, sunny weather's а priority for mе.
I think you have to have some adventure
апd excitement.
You don't need great beaches.

having problems with the bathroom
taps - they keep dripping and I can't turn

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Look а
sentent

imроп,

them off.

The TV isn't working properly
сап опLу get one сhаппеL.

The phone's out of order

ring mу

famiLy.

The washing mach,ine's

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апd we

апd I пее:



.=:.'-: - ,-:

there's water aL[ ove, :-: '.::The fan isп't wоrk-: - :-: :-:
rооm is incredib.. -::
I'm

Ь

Yotr сап deýcribe ihings using
like ,.. {= i!З siмilar to...), for

рriоriц

ассошJ
r'r's

а stretch limousine is like а чеrу

lопg саr

2.3

stress and rhythm
tells ETic аЬоut her
holiday in Cuba, she slresses the

]rYhеп Ju}iet

most important words.

Llslen to the introduclion to her

story (uпtil Eric says ls i/
comfortabte?) with the tapescript.
Uпdеrliпе as mапу stressed words
as you сап. I-isten аgаiп, if yоu
wапt.
Check youT woгds wilh the answeT
Kev.

Тrr" ne*r lime you listen to spoken
English. trу to focus оп lhe

hай-g:,--:..-: ,::,--::-: -:-:

uUUl - 1 _.

7 The'es;:-:-_- -. ,:-; ]-..-:-=',::.'-: ,- ---

2.3

sочпdg

Look al these words. Nolice how
we рrопоuпсе the letters in bold.

1i:J le|

_

а

In ead
StreSse

Look at the tapescript. How do
they dеsсriЬе the соrасlе алd lhe
microlite7

lal

speed best wonderful

leTJ

gfeat

put the words iп the Ьох into fоur
groups, according to thе
рrопuпсiаtiоп of the ]etters iп bold.
red
cinema these
grey
seat cheap
them
after steak
break
weigh international
definite people gеt

mother

.,-:

аdr-епг
ехсitеfi

ехаmрlе:

mеапiпg,

2.5
1 I'm
2

2.4 юr

they рrопоuпсеd? Practise saying

sпessed. words- it will hеф you
[о understand the general

2.4

Маrсе[lа

А coup[e of years ago, I took this trip to
Africa, (Нmm) and I f[ew d,irectly to Viсtогiа

:,

::'_

Uч||ч L|le t L-\
and еrm, whaf
hаче Like а Little саЬiл

We[[, erm, last year, when

it was going faster and faster, and the mап
seemed out of control апd we cou[d hear the
water and it was splashing us (Ah!) and we
seemed to Ье sinking (0h) апd eventua[[y he
pulled us to the side and er. we mапаgеd to
get out, so it was, it was exciting and it was
different, but еrm, it was а bit too

по.':з:.'-

dl

2.2

qu,iet апd a[L we cou[d hear was the water,
and it was а rea[Ly beautiful ехреriепсе
(Yeah) untiL suddený the water started
whirling rоuпd and rочпd and round, апd so
our little boat started going round and rочпd,
and we were rea[ly frightened because water
started coming in (0h поl) to the coracle and

::-

i_
--_:- -:|ll ,;л
Lile Li- -. -:.:
л_л
л:
_L_
_-_
--л-_лопе
OI ile :-э;:i:-_
:-:

Е
J

l

Look at the words underlined iп
JuJia's story. Listen again. How аrе
them.

Ju[iet

Julia
I was in Indja,
еrm, myself and mу Ьоуfriепd wanted to go
from опе side of the riчеr to the other side of
the river (Mm) апd so we asked this mап to
take us iп his coracle - which is, I don't
know if you know what they are (NoI) but
they're а tiny boat, they're circu[ar, a[most
Like еrm, а dish really (0h) апd еrm, so we
stepped in very carefuL[y, there wеrе three of
us in this boat and еrm, off we went, and it
was just beautiful, it was so oeacefuL and

2.? vocabшlafy

а

Ь

Listen
the

ап<


tk

:-_.

crв*r

and еr,
kпощ ifs

"-_.itay,

Шiщ
= 'l"--,:
hшrt-

_,э_.i

2.4

word stress
Look at these words frой lhe

2;.Д,,,i..тосаь*а'
.]а
]..,:

.Loo.kat::!hý,йбrdý, €riined-jп,.l
Julia's story. Listёп again. FIоw

Sentences.

ате

they рrопочпсеd? Practise saying

irпроrtапt

йеm,

ffiв

ias: 1 ] -:,:l ;

lGйЕ

лпI ] ::е-: ..:-е

accommodation
dcic{ibe, фiiфS,usiф.Тr:q,,
j

Y, цц.ýав,

:пе

'

likё'

: :.,.., (t:,' i13.,

3lrпtИ

;,},, ýar

to,..:

. .

l

!ф. *апаъ. i",;- э-:

glample:

Иtý

а stretch limousine ls /ike а чеrу

fiTtT

fo b

:tesi flзlЕ :: iе:

тл тrе* :_lEri -:(s-алs
ltyшt та"в Е, 1с,- -э.€, iloц
Ш аlгп _r-- ;:=:-e.i

ЬrпШ

tr

Ьфтпв

1rп,.L
,пг

_-::

2.13

t-,э*, сооЬ уоu

-:'s а great way to

о[асе, great

шц тfт:,:=-:

thiпg is good

э

:-:;ry

for

..

, r,]

,..,.1.,.,,.,.',,,,.1;l',l.l.:,,

:;hi

.,.,,:

.,,r

..: ,,

.,,:,'.,'.

]ýýrcn lfi }d еhё{ft .. Тhёг,Lфееk']йi!h
lhe answer key.

::1

.

.,,,, .,,,,,.

whеп Juliet tells Erjc about hеr

::.l

:,i

:,l.:lhotriday:,ix. :,.Cubr;,:sfu e]ý1teýseýihe]]]]l,'

:.ý

most impoпant words.

. . Iriýteцi]to'.the,:1ntroduсtion,

зtо,ri

(цrr'til ]Erie.,rayý:,fý

wiф

tý],:heT. ]' ],,.
:l.,,] ].-l]' l,

.

й,ii],.]

the tapescript.

Underline as mапу stressed words
as уоц сап. Listen again, if you
want.

Check your words wjth lhe атвwеr

key.

:

foп_

h: а -a-t
fi_

.

The пек time you listen to spoken
..,..Епgltýli;::!ý:l9ft,€uý:on thё. :',,'
stressed words - it Йill help you
Io understand the gепеrаl
mеапiпý.

lцы-]
Ь- шп:,.,-.Ё-.-

lйfr[Е;

',,

.,.]

],,ýrrеýi.iйJ'.1!$hЙ,i,,i,']

юmfortable?|

hot and
йhшЕ rг:_ сгоw sometimes
lрiв ; ::са speed up, and

,

,Ь:,{1Ф, йвтdl Йаеrliпё

microlite?

h ug,_. -l:t :эо.
tщ тЁ:'- ei very
!Ш. ]-:

еЯýtе*еПt

they describe йе coracle апd ttte

.,1.1,..,

шЕlr

аdчепturе

:,.

Look at the tapesqipt. How do

...

tliallE - 1*aiзr,-_
hmс т :ц-_з r,el_.i. ... еrm,
iqЙЕ ý;ц'-- аЭа.) sometimes
h tlв,,c а-,: -_ :паkеs for а
fih &т -;-: згm, and also
Еfflш]L т а;.€5, (Нmm) and it
!шle ri. :1а:п for а very



.

Iопg саr

i.fl] rC_ ]з- S€аt

:T-s

: ]

mе.

;,:-е adventure

.2;ý,',...ilUid;j].l,,].,.,],,,::,,. ,.,]','.i,:::]i,],l]:]:"i:',:

,'

,]:

Look at these words, Notice how
we рrопо[шсе the letleTs in bold.
{i/'.:'..

rd qпваr r-E;:-ej.

]:]

lё|.,,.a....

|, ..,,.a.:,,'

sре.еd,.:,]Ьёst

:Ы:

|,,...|

:

:|.'.

||. .-

|.}e.t :.

фonde*ful .,,.great

Prii the ]]и|oidý: iýlthe, Ьбх iяtб]fsui
gюцрs. according lo ihe
pronunciation of the letters in bold.

::]

Ёштт Ф]т- :Ё:]::rэоm
fu Пiгшlп,п; а-,: : :a.'t turn
пhmщ m:rв":1 - :-: аз

!с:патт,д,

Ёшr

тrrш - ;:l: ] -ее: ::

ь

ldllпгттпЕ: tаm|тl:

-

Ец

аftеr

weigh

these

cheap
steak

international
get

.:

..;
:::i
,,,l

tп--

ЁЬlв
ЩШr,п

cinema
Seat

definite people

mother

:-1:

t*,шrg:Te {crTlпfu!пщ - ппrt :те :l;ъ

frш

red
gтey
them
break

ц,Iл]*trпr

tге *ец

:-lе;ant

штлrщ м.т- }е irоп
т{lг :lTt:,_,;-.

-

'!lШшц

tjhi| two

1,


2.6
conversation

inl 0h, hello.

СМ Соmе

G

He[Lo.

СМ What сап

G

1

I do for you?

Um, mу washing mасhiпе isn't working

Clt 0h, yes indeed. Еr ... are уоu in Later оп
today?

G

Cl,,l

G

Yes, iater оп

,,TjLL

\о э,сэiе- -

I'LL

0(,:-a-
2.6

sепd somebody rоuпd.

uпdеrslалd it better.

а

рrореr[у.
СМ 0h, dear. Еrm, since whеп?

Since yesterday.
СМ Right.
G We tried it yesterday for the first time and
it isn't working. After ten minutes, itjust
stopS.

G

The tight соmе5 оп ...
СМ Fine ...
... yes, and then itjust stops, and also I
realize that the powder isn't being used.
СМ Right, wel[, [isten, I'm not ап ехреrt оп
this. I think what we'[[ have to do is ..,
oh, сап I just ask you, how Long аrе you
here for? Аrе you hеrе for another week.
or is it two weeks ... just апоthеr week?
G Yes, it's опе mоrе week.
СМ I telt you what I'tL do, I'tl' get sоmеопе in,
first thing in the mоrпiпg ...
G Yes ...

G

СМ

G

... апd ask them to have а look at it.

How's that?
That's great.

см 0к.

G

Yes, what time wjl[ that Ье?

СМ About 9.30,

G

0К, [ove[y, thank you very much.

СМ No рrоЬ[еm.

G

Thank you.

conversation

G

2

Hi, I'm sorry to bother you, but there's
something wrопg with the front door Lock.
СМ 0h, yes, what is it?

G

Wett,

G

Yes,

it seems to Ье Ьrоkеп. ] had trouble

getting in Last night when I саmе home
with some food that I wanted to cook for
dinner, апd it took forever to get in.
СМ And is the prob[em with the ... the door
itself оr ...?
G No, it's the lock itself. I don't know
exactly what it is (Yes) but it just doesn't
seem to work right. and еrm ...
СМ Does the key fit into the Lock, еrm ..,?

it does, but I ... I just had so muсh
troub[e getting ,in Last night, (Yes) you
know. Last week it was the kitchen tap,
and now it's the front doob (But) it's а
Little difficuLt, reatly.
СМ But the kitchen tap is, that рrоЬ[еm is
finished,
G That's Ьееп fixed.
см sorted out.

G

8

Yes. But mауЬе, could уоu get 5оmеопе :о
have а [ook at it?

unit two

Look at сопчеrsаtiоп l. In this
converýatioa/ there are five
different stages:

G

СМ Uhum, so the [ight does соmе оп?

сопчеrsаtiоп features

you сап idenrify the stages in а
conversation, уоu wiIl Ье able to
I[

Ье fiпе.

Ь

l
2
3
4
5

орепiпg the сопчеrsаtiоп
stating the рrоЬlеm
giving detai'Is ot the рrоЬlеm
sоlчiлg lhe рrоЬlеm
сlоsiлg йе conversation

Read lhe conversalion. Тrу to
identi[y the difIerent stages. Check
with the алswеr key.


3.1

imagine) So you must have done а Lot of

0h, it's such а perfect day, I'm glad I spent it
with you ...
Ве quiet, wiL[ youl I'm reading.
0h, such а perfect day ...

L

BYRON, SHUT UPI
You

just keep mе hanging оп ...

YOU,RE SINGING OUT 0F TUNEl IT.S AWFUL
SIпING NEXT т0 YOU.
WeL[, I'm next to

you, and you stink.

I'[[ get you later!

0h, hi. Yeah, homework for the music class?
What? The tуriсs to Рефсt Dоу? Aaarghl I'd
compLete[y forgotten.
Fоr tomorrow ... do you know the words?
Have you got the CD?

No, mе neither.
0KI SingI

С
L
С

3.2


В

В

В

В

С
L
С
L

I tike this опе.
Yeah, mе too.
] don't [ike this.
No, mе neither.

L

I tike this опе.
Real.[y? I don't.
I don't Like this.

3.3
Perfect Day

Just а perfect day, driпk orangeade in the
раrk

it gets dark,

Т
С

we go

hоmе

Just а perfect day, see animals in the zoo
тhеп later the mооп is new, апd then hоmе
Сhоrчs

0h! it's such а perfect day
I'm mad I spent it with you
OhI such а реrfесt day
You must keep mе hang,ing оп
Just а perfect day, problems are [eft at hоmе
Weekenders оп очr оwп/ ifs just fun
Just а perfect day. you made me forget my
weaLth

Т
С
Т
с

Т
С

I thought ] was sоmеопе еЬе, someone good
Chorus
You're going

to reap just what you sow

You're going to reap just what you sow
You're going
You're going

to rеар just what you sow
to reap just what you sow

3.4
LoreIei

С
L

So, how [опg have you been ап actor?
0h, Long time, long time now, about 20

С

уеаrs.
Twenty years! (Мm) Gosh! (Сап yo-

10

unit three

I hаче, I've done

a[L kinds of work as we[L,
I've done, еr radio, quite а Lot of radio,
I've done а fair bit of teleйsion, I've done
а Lot of er, voice-over work (aha) - I've
Ьее1 tге voice of а slot lасГ'-е '- -з.
Vegas: I thirk t},]:'s :,с:::,_. :-.'_-_,.,:
job I eve, bal, A"l Lе :_ -= :-= .:':=,
fоr а lot of сапооl s=':= ,,.
0h, гight ...

.., which I enjoy.
0h, good. Апу, апу fiLms?
Yeah, I've done а few of those rесепtLу,
did а fiLm called Nоfhпg Hill ...
0h, right. yeah.

I

... which was great, it had JuLia RоЬегts
and Hugh Grant in it, апd they wеrе
tremendous fuп to work with, and I really,

really enjoyed it.
0h, right. And were they nice? I mеап,
wеrе they nice to you?
They were very пiсе I'm happy to say,
because you hеаr hоrrоr stories. don't
yoU, about big Hol[ywood stars, Ьut they
were, по, they were both fantastic.

Chris

Т
С
Т
С

Reatly? I do.

And then Later when

workl

т
С

Chris, how long have you Ьееп ап actor?
OohI About ... just over 12 уеаrs, I think.
Right.
12 уеаrs, I've dопе loads of work iп that
time.
Yeah, and what sогt of things, fоr example?
WeL[ ... erm I ... I ... I've done shоrt
fiLms, I've made shогt fi[ms, I've er,

written а lot of things, for comedy for
teLevision, апd stuff tike that ...

- have you done theatre?
0h, yes. I've wгitten plays as we[L as, as
we[L as, er, регfоrmеd in them.

Yes, theatre

Yes.

And еr, апd I've done а ... ап awful lot of
соmmеrсiаЬ. (Yes) I've done а Lot of
commercia[s for hеrе, еr for everywhere, in
fact, aLL sогts of соuпtгiеs a[L очеr the
world. Erm, опе of mу fачочrjtеs, еr, was
fоr а we[L-known EngLish Ьееr.
Yes, tel[ us!
Er, we[L, the good thing about it rras jt
was recorded in Los Angeles. trз-:аs:': ':
was, апd еr ...
when was that?
0h, thаtЪ а fеи,уеа,s ::: -:,\ :_: :,
the gooo t-iгg ,.,:; _ - :: :: : _ - :
5РОrБ

Ld-, _----

a j:-:j

:- ,: --::.

3.4

а

Ь

vocabulary
Look at the 1wo conversations.
Underline tfuee phrases containing
the wоrd/ии. What dоеs/иr mеал?
Now ]ook at the natural English
Ьох on p.J8 о[ the student's book.

CoveT the tapescript. Which words
could gФ in the gaps?

Lorelei
l I've done all

2
]
4

Well ...
I've done

_

of work as
а ]ot о[

radio .,,

['ve done а fair

televisiФn.,.

Апу filTns?
Yes, I've done
those...

_

of

а

ol

Chris

6
7
8

that time ., ,
I'че 1vritlen а

thingý...

_

I've dопе ап
соmmеrсiаis . ..
,.. iл fact,

countries

atl

а1]

ovel

oI

.lot ol

'
the.

of.

world ...

Check with fhe tapeýgipt.


3.5

3.5

Ju ... the
Jo


great thing about acting rea[Ly for
mе is the variety, еrm ...
What do you mеап Ьу that?

Wel[, еr, I've done Lots of different things,
I've dопе еrm, radio, еrm I've done
television jobs, I've Ьееп iп quite а few

television programmes, (0h,

Jo
Ju

Jo
Ju

reaLLy?) еrm

I've done theatre, еrm, I've ечеп dопе
some work in advertising. I did а
commerc,iaL iп ItaLy еrm, а whiLe ago.
Was that fun?
It was, it was great fuп. Еrm, I've met
some interesting peopLe. Еrm, so yes, I've
had а, I've had а rеа[[у good time.
Go оп, tell us - who've you met?
Who've I met? Еrm. we[L, I did а ... а play
wjth ALan Rickman а few years ago, I did
Hamlet with him, (0h, right) and I've
done, еrm, I did а fitm with ВоЬ Hoskjns
а couple ofyears ago. Еrm, I've had а
good time - it's а great job. Yeah.

а

Ь

с

stTesS.

3.5

sounds
Look аt these words. Norice how
we рrопоuпсе lhe letters iп bold.

aL[.

4
5

quite
pizza
while
thing

finish it.

li:l

magazlne

police

interesting

did
hide
di[lerent night

I used to enjoy оur
painting lessons at schooL, Ьчt I печеr

Whеп I was а child,

Whеп I Left school, I started а History of
Агt сочrsе at university, but i didn't

time

bold.

I was at рrimаry school, we used to
write stories, апd then draw pictures to
go with them.

Liked going round аrt ga[Leries.

/ат/

рut ftе words in the Ьох into
lhrее groups, according to lhe
рrопuлсiаtiоп оf lhe letters in

з.7
1 Whеп

3

Now practise ýaying theýe phTases.
Think about wheIe уоu put the

til
film

ltaly
sardine

skiing

high

advertise

3.6

а

I rеmеmЬеr when I was younge1 I drew

pictures of mу family aL[ the time. 0h, mу
mum really loved that.

in my еаr[у twenties, I
worked in а museum fоr six months. Must
have Ьееп the best time of mу [ife.
Whеп I was

wеаk forms
Look at the examples. Noticc how

we often use tlre schwa /oi to
рrопоuпсе unstressed vowel
sounds (indicated in bold below).
I

сап rеmеmЬеr lеаrпiпg to swim

чеrу сIеаrlу.
t

сап iust rеmеmЬеr |еаrпiпg to

Tide а bike,

I can't remernber lеаrпiпg to tie my
shoelaces at all.

Ь

Praclise saying the phrases. Use

the schwa /э/ [оr unstressed
syl labI es.

72

unit three

3.7

а

stп

\Yhеп
оftеп

L

ехаmр

lYhеп
Under]

tapesc
kеy.

Ь

Time с
most i]
Sепт€п

l'че met some interestinq пеопlе

3.6

2

Lislen again and notice how she
stresses Lhе past parliciple алd the
object of lhe sепlепсе.
I've done radiq
['ve dопе te]eйsion jobs
I've done theatre

I сап remember [earning to swim very clear[y.
I сап just rеmеmЬеr learning to ridе а bike.
I can't rеmеmЬеr Learning to tie mу shoeLaces
at

stress and fhЁhm
Listen to the inlerview with Julia.
How mапу limes does she use the
present perfecl lo describe ал
eryerience she has had? Use the
tapescTipt 1о help you, if you wапт.

quickl,

clausе!

them?


3.5
,l

],,

il

.ýоwl;mатrУ,.tiшеý. dоёз,lshе.,lчsе :ihe:

present perfect to describe ап
ехреriепсе she bas had? Use the
tapescTipt to help you, if you want.

Ь
.,, ,

]с] :.
]

]

]фф,lе}gчiýlбп
I've dоце theatre
l've mеl some interesting пеопlе
I,'ve

,

,

]Nб!-t tr8aGiýe ýaying.lheýe phiaseýi
Think, аЪr.ui] йhеrё тёа put.: thei.,:.. l

StresS.

il:,.. -,:1l"; ,'

3.5

,,:,|

,,'.:.

:',.:

:.,

:.

When I was at рrimаry school ...

underline the time clauses in the
tapescript. Check with tbe апswеr
key.

object of the sепlепсе.

i , .,.,
,,,

:

ехаmрlе:

Listen again and notice how she
paяiciýIe .and,the,

jqф6,, ,'

stress and rhythm

Brfuqn,!,re]:talk аЬоut,thi|р*lir,.wё
.,.,:often:us€, a:ltimE t!ause1.{ф : :|.'.,,:'::

str,ёssеs the,.pnsi

I've done radio
,]',]:

:.,.

3.7

stress and rhуthm
Listen to the iпtеrчiей Mttr _lutta.

а

Ь
.

Time clauses аrе not usuatly the
moýt] iцr.prttant.parf. of the'.' ]:.: ;.',.,l lj,
]

sentence, so we sау йеm quite
qukkly. Practise saying the timё
clauses. How quickly сап you say

йсm?

. .|:,:.:....,..,:.:::....,]|,.'

sочпds
Look at these wоrds, Notice how
we pronorrnce the letters in bold.

li,.'

:,

:,,,,''.la{;

,

,fihm, ' :l l.,.:l].liTrle
:

'/Ц:|,

.,.:,,;

mаgаziце

F\fi jthe] wФ.dý.:in thi box..iвlФ],:].],...
. three grоuрs, according lo lhe

,]

pronuлciation о[ lhe lеltегs in

tlold.

quite
, pizza
while
thing

potice

Itаlу

interesting sardine

did
hide
di[[erent night

3.6,,,waai:foiй, ,

skiing

high

advertise

..

,l

,,,].,

",.l

il. .iook.4t:,the'.exaщpleý; :Nofice hбф.
:,,|,":,,
;];а,
оfiе;i,uýё the:]ýchцra.'lбi -iý,
. pronounce uлstrеssеd vowel
sочлds (indicated in bold below),
I

сап rеmеmЬеr learning io swim

чеrу clearly.
I сал just теmеmЬеr learning to

ride а bike.
I

can'l rеmеmЬеr leaTning то tie mу

shoe'Iaces at all.

Ь Practise saying the phrases. Use
,. ' {hе ýchwalэ/ for ццst .еsýеd,. . .
syllables.

.l,

unit]'thf€e

],

l3


Е

4.7
So there's а mап going to work and he's
walking through the раrk, and he sees а
kangaroo hopping about the park. So he

thinks, 'We[[, I can'tjust [eave it therei so
goes to the police station, and he says to

4.2
1 А
В
2 А
В

Would he like to go to the zoo?
No, he'd prefer to go to the cinema.
Shatl I get her а present?
I think she'd rаthеr have mопеу.

]

апd wоmеп. Young wоmеп would want to
know, perhaps, еr. they see so mапу
images iп the magazines, and they mау
indeed Ье interested in. iп getting in the
business themselves, and mеп naturally
[ike to [ook at pretty wоmеп оп television
- this is паturаL, we aLL know about that.
(Нmm) I tike the, еr, rainforest survivaL

he

them, 'What sha[L I do? There's а kangaroo
hopping about the park.' And the policeman
says, 'Er, weLL, sir, I think you should take it
to the zoo]
So еrm, а few days Later the po[iceman is
wa[king down the street, апd he suddenф
sees the mап with the kangaroo, standing at
а Ьчs stop together.
So the policeman goes over to them, and hе
says, 'Erm, excuse me, si1 I thought I totd
уоu to take that kапgаrоо to the zooI'
And the mап grins at him апd says,'E1 yes,
we went to the zoo yesterday. I suggested
the zoo again today, but he said he'd рrеfеr
to go to the cinema]

WeLt, еrm, I [ike this fashjon mode[ .idea.
think it wouLd арреа[ to both, еr. mеп

рrоgrаmmе too, I think that couLd make
very interesting рrоgrаmmе. (Нmm)
Веаutifч[ shots of wi[dLife, pLus the jdea

а

4.2

а

Ь

of ...

Mi lt's aLways

Е

L.

Ь

ма Нmm. I was mоrе attracted to the
рrоgrаmmе about hypnosis ...

Mi Really?

Ма ... because these days, реор[е аrе trying
to give up smoking, or Lose weight, апd
they've tгiеd so mапу options (Yes) апd
apparently hypnosis сап work if you, if
you appty yourse[f to it, I quite Like that
idea (Нmm). Еrm, апd the other was
animaI psychoLogists, and I know we

already...

Му паmе's McMurdoch.

/о.

iпtопаtiоя

Listen again and notice how the
intonalion goes up when lhe
speaker uses only Раrdоп? ar Sorry?

When the speaker uses one of the
Ionger phrases, notice how йе
iпtопаtiоп goes down оп Sorry?
and a_lso goes down at the end of
the senlence. Practise saying these
phTases iп this way.

tinking
when а word tinishes wiй

а

сопsопапt sоuлd, and the nexl
word starts wlth а vowel sound,
the words link together - we say
them as if They ате опе word.

Listen to the sепtепсеs.

Pardon?

|'m reatly inierested in sроrts
рrоgrаmmеs,

So here's mу пчmЬеr - it's 87б4 З379.
Sorry, I didn't quite catch that.
Do you want ice in it?

I'm not very interested in drama

Sorry?

series.

0К, that's Oundle. O-U-N-D-L-E.
I missed that.

I'm dеliпiгеlу поt interested*in
quiz shows.

Sorry,

Ь

4.4
I'm reaL[y interested in sрогts рrоgrаmmеs.
I'm not very interested in drаmа series.
I'm definitely not interested in quiz shows.

4.5
Ма Mike, what particuLar ideas have уоu had

about this?
Mi Wel"[, there are two that I particularty Like.
(Yep) I l,ike еrm, 'New Whee[s', which is
the рrоgrаmmе, еr, about the choice of а
пехt, а пеw саr, (0h, indeed, yeah) which
affects everybody. I know it's а thing that
mostly mеп are interested iп, but I think
with а woman presente1 we сап actually
get wоmеп invo[ved iп that, and I also
Like еrm. er, the рrоgrаmmе, е1 'SurvivaI
about surviving in the rainforest (Yes,
hmm) ... which I think would appeaL to
a[L age groups, and in fact would also, I
think witL Ье er, quite cheap to make,
because it's just опе person w.ith а
са mеrа.

Ма That's а good point, yes. Eric, what do

you think?

74

Ве caTeful по[ [o stress

4.4

а

4.3


В

В

В

В

Now praclise saying the senlences.

Praclise sayiпg Раrdоп? апd Sorry?
in this way.

popuLar.

... yes, of the struggle of опе person's
surviva

is поt о[tеп stressed.
'о first dialogue. Notice
Ljsten to the
the pтonunciation /tэ/.

4.3

а

weak forms

The word

unit four

Practise saying the senten(es. Try
to Iink rhe words, where indicated.

4.5

а

vocabulary

Сочеr the tapescript. Fill the gaps
with а suitable preposition.

'I

2
]
4
5

t['s а thing thaT mоslly mеп аrе
inlerestcd _.
We сап actually gel wоmеп
involved _
that.
... which I think would appeai

_

а|] аgе groups.

Men паturаllу like to look at
рrеltу wоmеп

_

tе|ейsiоп.

_

I was mоrе a[Iracted
rhe
рrоgrапuпе аЬоu t hypnosis.

Check with the tapescript.

Ь

Wоrd :
Uпdеr]
these r

Тhеп

р

га::

a

itli с:.

Sl]:

. --

саj]

a

hl l:


l modeL idea. I

fi, er,

mеп

rвuld want to
so mапу

d Феу mау
рfriпg in the

л

rrаtчrаLlу

l ш] teLeйsion
l abcui that,
вst sцМчаL
:mrld make а
(}tпrm)

*s

the idea

4.2

а

,:]i,

weak forms

]i

i:...: :

Ь

,,l:',.l',.,

intonation

:*"
в

r*

(Yes) апd

if you, if

чitе like that
фrcr was

lпоw we

..

:.

.],]i

the: \sоэdý;..l.

рrоgrаrшпе
presenter

rainforest
Паturаl
psychologist

].:.,]

:1,:*Э.ёаkет,tisёs]6il.у;.Р;аr:фал?;ý!..Sфry?:..



in this way.

?|

._

1gýеrriф*, ýвёаlgеr nses, gne:.сif..týё. :,,,.
;:.lопýё*рhtýеs;.ýоýaФ:hФry, lfo€,,',: ., ::
:].:iжопа.ti0цlgоеý.:dФПрЦýаltу?.,,:';,;.';,:



.

-,,,

:

l,

]

'.]:,:.arrd,als6:ýo€ý

*э are trying
ueight, and

:

rлr.hеп.rhе:. l.:].

paIticular

inteTested

survival
саmеrа
, hlpnosis
..,,,,

'" ,,,':,
l,;;,:::

;::,.,.F]аеiý€ls"аYiпg,ff4fdr,ryr',and
Е реБоп'5

тhеп,,йаФiýdýатiпg

Now practise saying Йе sentences.
Ве caTeful поt to stress fo. .

lЙtопаtiбrr,€ýiý,цр,

.l:;

',:-'..,,.theBe.: fdý:{ioýrlrapeýýi.Р:]4ar..::,,]

.

the] pr1jlrilЁeia.ttoi1:1tЭl,.

.ýiýtеп:а.gаiПiапd:ltфЁ:hФ$r.::thФ:],,.'

:,]

,',,.

.

word stress
Uпdеrliпе rhe'stressed syllable iп

.,.,,,:.''.

4.3
а

Ь

The wold Ic is по1 often stressed.
ИýIеIr,]tб}hе:fi rýtldiаЬgФеiiN.оýaе,

,,,,...,

.

4.4
'а]
:

.,,

Kiord fiпishes:ltllthla..:,:..,."

i.О,ПýОПФtJ,sо.р.аit.,,аЦ_d,lЕ€

.thЬ.фФrdý:liпk.tоgеthет,*,Фq,6ду:,

.]Liitёý:tо

]j]].l . .
,,

:ýeХt,

ll

..,::.:.

.,.'

word starts with а vowel souлd,

,' ,,,:thвй.аS_,if
].'

Se.,.'',

[inНng

]:i,\^rher.a

.,,.,

.dr5l{ф:*t]i{.b. е€**1Ф,{:;1',l

thg;ýg;1iý1fеё.,gфjSёýаviýý,thе
phTases iп йis way.

]

J, a],|

ihly:

аie,.paе.,Ф,.oid;'1:,

]]:],,:

.."1,

],.

':,:],

е,,ýевtеtiits..,,,.1,1.:.:,,:....:i.],,,:l]]:]],:]:]i]lr,
]
: ] l,.:]':.,:j.]:]' ].:.': .;. . ]:]: l]]..

:.,l.!ý lrea'Ily,,!тite_iёýteЁ ir;ýpa.!tý.,.]:]
рrоgrаmmеs.

:,].::...]:],],:

I'm not very interested in dTama
series.

.i].,.}Й.dе,'fЫiМяоij{iiiаЗtе'Щ'.'lr';,,.,
quia]ýhoЙ;;

Ь]i,,Рr.фЁýфýаsýg'йe.:ý*ntenq*r;Tly1,1,1],1,1

to Iink the words, whеrе indicated.

4.5

а

чэсаЬчlаry

Сочеr the tapescript. Fil| йе gaps

1

lt's а. lhing that mostly Йе., ur.
interested _,
2 .We сал actually get wоrцеп

-3

involved .. tha1.
... which I think wou]d appeal

4 ЙЙ
5

i,;;;;b,

naturally like to look at
lelevision.
the
t was mоrе aitTaced _

пrеtlчиr'оmеп'

.,,,,,,:,рtО*lqФФt:.ziýОЁt

lhфпб. хýl;.

..

Check wittr йе tapeicript.

] ...]i. i.:.:j::.]

:,:......: .....||

]|rйitl.fбlrr

:,,,

i,



.,;1':,r',.,.;i'",,,,"

,


4.6
Ма We[L, еr, we[L, we seem to have опе
programme that we сап а[[ agree on, and

that's the опе about the Amazon.

Mi You're happy with that, are you?
Ма Yes, I аm. I think I could drop the апimаl

psycho[ogist опе because ...
Mi You did have two ideas, they wеrе both
rеа[[у sоrt of about the Ьrаiп ...
Ма Yes ...
That'tl bring animals in anyway ... from

Е

the Amazon.

Ма Exactly, exactly, that's what I thought.
(Yeah) So that's, we cou[d go with that
опе, the surviva[ опе and aLso the point
is, jt's not expensive (No) as you made
that роiпt earlier оп, (Right) еrm, and
[et's see if we сап аgrее on the second
опе. Тhеrе was the cars.
Mi I'm still very kееп оп the cars.
Ма Are you? Yeah.
Mi But по, I'm wel[, you know, I mеап I'm
happy to change ..,
Mi But what about уочr idea though, for the
hyp nosis?
Ма WeL[, I, I'm very kееп оп that, because we

Е

Mi

haven't seen апуthiпg Like that for а
while. Again, back to mопеу, it's ... itЪ
not ап expensive рrоgrаmmе to make, апd
couLd Ье very usefu[ (Yes).
It's а possibility.
Еrm по, I'm, wel[. I'm happy

that.

to go with

Ма Аrе уоu? Good, right, Eric, what do you
thi п k?

Е

I think we сап give it а try, if we make
sure that the er, the costs are kept down.

illа Yes.

4.8
АС Helto?
CJ 0h, good аftеrпооп. ]s that Mrs Саrtеr?

CJ Му name's Chris Jackson. I'm caL[ing from

A[pha Television ,jп Cardiff. Е1 I got your
паmе and, еrm, пumЬеr from а coL[eague
of miпе (Мmm). Еrm, the соmрапу's
organizing the, er, annuaL management
сопfеrепсе, er. from the first to the third
of June (Мmm) and I'm ringing to invite
уоu to gjve а talk оп the use of different
interviewing techniques.
АС Ohl Еrm, сап you just give mе the date
апd time of the ta[k again, please?
CJ 0К, the slot we've got iп mind fоr you
would Ье оп the second оfJчпе between
10.00 and 11.З0.
АС Second ofJune, 10.О0, 11.30 - fiпе. Еrm,
how, how [опg do уоu want the talk to
We[t,

CJ

the talk's going to take place at the Park
Hotel outside Cardiff.
АС Park Hotel, weLL, I |ive пеаr Cardiff, so I
think I probab[y know where that is.
That's fine.
CJ Еrm, сап I get down to the nitty gritty?
We can offer уоu а fee of fЗ00 plus


В
А
В

Grееп

and...

Helto?

0h, oh good аftеrпооп. Is that Mrs
Саrtеr?
Yes,

it is.

0h, hel,to. Му name's Chris Jackson,

апd...

3 А
В
А

0h, hi, Jim, ifs Саrriе.
0h, hi, Carrie. How аrе you?

16

unit fоur

Hetlo?

CJ ... and thеп

we'L[ look forward to seeing
уоч оп the second of June.

/,ч/

mопеу

tlold.

po55lDllIly

costs
not
home
mother
politics
also

lоче
store
young
won
for
local
some

рrоgrаmmе

door
court
lock

go

bought

4.8

а

сопчеваtiоп featurвs
Look at the tapes{ript ofthe

telephone eonverýation between
ChTis Jackson and Аппе Carter.

.

Аппе usеsfио, Righti Тhаt's.fiпе,
жtd Мhm. underline all the

CJ That's great.

I'LL get ап е-mаjI otf to you with
directions and еr, weLL, you рrоЬаЬ[у don't
need the mар, do you?
АС No, I don't think I do.
CJ You kпоw where it is. 0К and if you just
acknowledge that you've received that.
АС That's fine.

lpl /э:l
drор thought

рчt the wordý in the Ьох into four
groups/ acaording to the
pronrrnciation of the letters in

ехреп5еs.

CJ 0К, well,

Stопе, p[ease?
Yep, speaking.
0h, good mоrпiпg. Му name's Angela

/ъu/

both

АС Right, Сhrjs, well, I'd Ье delighted to
accept уоur оffеr. Trat's fпе.

АС Mhm.

А
В

sounds
Look al these words frоm
tapescript 4.6. Notice how we
рrопоuпсе the lettffs in bold.

Еrm, the audience wi[L Ье about 30
mапаgеrs, who'll Ье watching you, and

4.7

0h, helto. Could I speak to David

4.6

and then there's some time for questions
and answers afterwards.
АС Riqht.

CJ асагtеrfrееmаiL.соm

HeL[o?

English.

if we aim for about ап hour's talk

АС I'Lt give you mу е-гпаi[ address so уоu сап
сопfi rm - it's acarter@freemaiL.com


В

Try lo use these questions пехt
time you hаче а conyerýatiolr in

Ье?

CJ

чосаhчlаry

Liýten to the conversation, with
the tapeýcript, Underline questions
used to ask [оr ап opinion.

АС Yes.

Ма Good.

Mi 0К, great, уер.

4.6

Ь

examplcs of these w0rdý, I{hy
does she uýe theýe explesýions?

How do you say lhese expressions

in уочr language?


5.1

very elegant and I went out and bought
this very beautiful dress, very expensive,
(Right) floor Length. very Lопg, very
e[egant, si[k and а huge hat, you can't
imagine, huge eLegant hat (Riqht) and we
аrriчеd there, and everybody's wеаriпg

I've got а present for Вуrоп.
Ah, he'[t Ье thritled.
Who's this for. darling?
Say thank уоu, Вуrоп,
He's a[ready got that опе.

W

0h. Thats 0К. I сап change it.
45 quidI I
0h dеаr, they've left the рriсе оп!
When I think what I could do йth t45l
Неу. thats епоugh, Agrippine.
And here's а Little something for you.
0h, greatl Thanks а [otl

Т

W

Т

Look, dad, Auntie Mo's given mе 50 quid
her, isn't ,it?

Yeah, but what сап уоu get these days
quid? Реор[е аrе so mеап!

-

йth

W



Т

А Why don't you try giйпg up йth а friend?
В Yes. thafs а good idea.
А Have you thought about hypnosis?
В Нmm, I'm not surе about that.
А You cou[d avoid places where реор[е smoke,
В Yеаh, that sounds sensible.
It s extremely чпсоmfоrtаЬlе.

1
2
3
4
5
S

He's unbeLievabLy [azy.

5.4
Where I grew up in Sussex, еrm, we had these
neighbours. Major апd Mrs Wise, very formal
реорl,е, very smаrt реор[е ... he'd just соmе
очt of the аrmу, еrm, апd some other
neighbours of ours were hайпg а dгiпks раф,
апd mу father рhопеd Маjоr and Мrs Wise,
and said, yоч'че Ьееп asked to this dгiпks
раrtу, I'Ve Ьееп told to рhопе you, еrm, it's а
fancy dress, so pLease come as whatever you
want, the mоrе outrageous, the better]
Еrm, we aL[ went to this, to this рагtу, апd еr,
we were standing there and I Looked around

and I thought, 'Something's поt quite right
hereJ Everybody was jn suits and ties. the
wоmеп wеrе а[[ iп dresses, it was а very
fоrmа[ driпks рагtу.
Suddenly, there was this knock at the door,
the rооm went quiet, the door flew ореп.
there was Major and Mrs ll/ise. Не screamed.
'Ме, Тавап!'and was dressed just as Таrzап.
апd she was dressed чр juýt as Jane. It Was
horrendous. They never spoke to us again.

5.5
You know what hаррепеd to mе Last
Saturday?
No, what was that?

It was tеrriЬlе. This friend of miпе iпйtеd
mе to this wedding (Uhuh) of his friends
(Yeah) and so I assumed it's going to Ье

unit five

J
S
J
S

the situation.
Sti[[, you've got а long dress and а hat поw.
Thats truе.

You mustn't push in when реор[е аrе
queueing.
You don't have to make а shopping List.
You shou[dn't [eave your troL[ey in other
people's way,

J
S
J
S

J
5
J
S
J

I kпоw that this tooks l,ike а
job, but еrm, there are а few things
that you shou[d, еr, bear in mind. The first
thing is to keep your eyes ореп, (Right) еr,
you know, watch out that people don't

.

Right,0К.
Еr, and make sure you check the mопеу

Ь

Yеаh, 0К.

it

Yep,0К.
Апd е1 very imроrtапt, rеmеmЬеr that you
аrеп't a[Lowed to seLL cigarettes to children.
Еr, do I hаче to ask children for some
identiý, if I think that thеу'rе under 18,
under 16?

16, 0h. yes. absolutely, you know, because
they do sometimes look bigger and older
than they are, (Yeah) but ifs very
impotant, because it's the Law of the lапd,
so ...
еr, is it 0К if I help myself to а
driпk оr sweeb оr ...?
Er, yes, I mеап, within rеаsоп. Yes, I

0h, апd

mеап,..

0h, grеаt, Lovelyl
Yeah, уоu сап have а driпk апd а уоu know,
а piece of chocoLate оr whatever. Just te[L
mе what you've had so that when I соmе
mу stocktaHng, I'l[ kпоw.
0К, thank youl

5.7

in this.cofiie Ь*r. and thisl

tapeýc
чпdег]

:.

Сirс}е this-and t|tese im'tlсе
tapescript;..Which of youT ciTcled
ехацц}.lеý mention ýоlпеоце or.

magaz
mista}
childTe

ilтtроп

.

..

ryor

Look;

absolu
,

]

5.5, чойЬцlцу

а

shop.

carefuL[y. the change that you give peopLe.

juice

.']l

'ýФmething for'.the firýt.tim€?

ruie

muс:
чsе

Iruе

mап came up to me.,.
.

Now Janice,

to do

ыd.

.

I фаis

й

рrопч

sаIfl9lhiпg fФ tha firýt.time,

fщехаmрIе.l

colmt
group]

convЁrýation fýatures
we often usё lhis l tъеýе,wtlепwе
]aтe]telling. а ýtary or.ajoke in а
vely iпfбrmаI ]еау, and we ale
speaНng аЬо_ut..sоцtео{tе /

]

tapes(

рrопо

Put

Tec.ordiФ with уФur].раrtilеr.

ь

sor

Look,

.

make the.intensiýing adverb
Ionger;lll . ... 'l... , .'

Yоu should leave your tro[ley over there.
Yоч аrеп't allowed to take the trolley hоmе.

Make sчrе irs correct, because, you kпоw,
costs mе mопеу if you make а mistake.

':

Say the Sеr}t€псеý. RеmеmЬет to

.IIоrдr does Tom рIФпоirпсе wаý, at
a+d 4ý? Pr4ctise this paTt of the

steal chocolate оr. you know, magazines,
whatever, er, Ьесачsе some реор[е do try to
sort of, er, sneak а few things from the

Тоm

18

They hadn't told уоu.
I felt like such ап idiot, and I couldn't
change, there was по way I could сhапgе

simpLe

She's got ап incredibly good mеmоry.

Т

exarnpleý. ,.,.-

5.4 wеаk forrBg.
а Liýten agairr ta the:part in bold.

5.7

5.3

W

it.

5.5

adverbs; Ьut'.wе also tend to make
them lопgеr. Usten to the

5.6

5.2

Т

.

Ь

decided they'd have this very relaxed,
casual wedding, but лоЬоdу told me about

f50l
thats kind of

Jeans...
0h, по!l
... and shirts in shirtsleeves, and jt was
Lovely, it was in the country, and they

5.jl intonatioп l: l
а 1{e;ugualty ýJreýý iutensifying

In het ýtory аЬФut the Йedding,
Цudе uses'a tot of афесiчеs.,,
Liýten without tooking at thg
tapeýсIipl and try 1о write down
ýonie of .the aфectiveý ýhe tises,
Now ]islen with the tapescript апd
qheck yodr аýswеIý,
\{hat does.eaqh,adjective {efer'to?,
Fоr ехаmрIе,, t*Ur,,"r"Ig to the


пfr are bought
YЕrY ёФепsiче,

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:td



rез;-с

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5.4

пЩrtпс тв эаоч:

ld

tr

а

yrcnu_l *апgе
Еýý аrЕ а hat поw.

fiцr оrеr

Ь

ЕоЁе

there.

huge

/ lhеsе when we
We о[tеп use
'ftrз оr.а joke iп а
аrе telting а story

'

butter
should
push
pudding

рчt

judge
счрЬоаrd
Ьч11

sun

er,

,..:'.,',ýбЙефi9€a!Фi'.ф-аr'fi

ý.,7',,.,М6iir,ess
Look at these wогds from
t.4реsсriрt 5.7. Fоr each wоrФ
uлdеrliпе the srressed syllable.

а-rе

,:]1Цаgа&Цr9{
...1:, :

',]]фiqtqkg:,,,,:]

:,:6ýlilTen:.:l:.
:

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вто

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]:,atýol.utely

,5;..}1ШЙ!$tФ,..;.,:,,:ill:',,::,,,i
,а:,,lllTa,ihi_t,$tф},аЬФu{,ihе,:tаеddiцg.,1,1,

.aIefully
cigarettes
sometimeý

rеmеmlrеr
identity

.

]:l.,,',,

l,.,::

Tfude цsеs а lot ofзdjectives.

m people

Listen without looking at the
tapescript, and trу to write down

do try to
hirцs from the
:

l'';fi*g.'ýf:fhe,ladiettiveB:lýhе,,цýdý;']::

:],]]]:.

Now listen with the tapescript and

mопеу

chqck youT answels.

фче реор[е.

you know,
вLе а Tistake.

.,.,,...

"l::,..:,]:::l,,.,.,,.]

шw. magazines,

alsa

T1l.l'ý1|1,1,,',

it

:Ь,:,,ФЙi,абВgiасЬ,ПФigiЙеl.iifет.tо?.,,,.,
Fоr'ехаmрIе, lsrпЬls геfеrs to йе
,].:.

i

,. :.]]]]:.,

l ]i ] l

:_

-.-l:

EmЁm5erthat уоu

ffiý:с chitdren.
Ь Ъr s.oTe
Fвl'е *"Cer

Е,

18,

ý-ва. :фaацsе

fu::r:

:]_Эr

tils.,tг.1
lE Ёаil т те iand,

rф пrysеч'tо
tбЕi"-

vе5,

а

I

* апd а you know.
ffi/еr. Just te[[
М whеп I соmе
I

..i
],.i

а

s орп. (Right)
t pople don't

pu

conversation features

tapescript. Which of уочr circ]ed
examples meпtion sоmеопе оr

е are а few things
iл m,iпd. The first

t

at

сirсlе flrli and lftae in the

'

i"a"'
,,:11: much
]....].,use
...,, 1.че
Juice
,.,.:

:rЯil;thisl.:'l,1;:
.,'..'.,: I.Йаt i 1. thlg:,cal[i,ee],b,6*
mап iame up [о me ...

l shopping [ist.
fiolley iп other

Bd fiзe

bold.

speaking about sоЙеопе /
qgmеtЦiдg.fоr the first time,
for example:

аrе

fйъ took like

Eow does Тоm рrопоЙсе waL

чеф iпfоrmаl wаул and we

е tlre trolley hоmе.
п

weak forms
Listen again to йе part in bold.
and 4s? Practise ihis DaIt of йе
recording with уоur ратtпеr:

сз.lп't

ыd.

lъ!

the Ьох into three
,,, ,,;Ptl!l!he:words,in
groups, 1g661ding to йе
.:]]i.:$IýпtфiИtiоп of the letters in

!fý, fuт -: Ё1:
lщ!. аг-Е:-ф
ЧrrЧ

words from

.iаРýarФi],S'.5- Notice how we
:..::,],рiýпiоцтrее the IetteTs in

lпаt _r'ol :зп't

й ф.с,:

rt,theýe.

,,';,j,iýФlс.

Ikц.,€f

krow.

u'nit]firi,: ,,19

,]l.]::


6.1
There's this mап ca[[ed George. right. and
hеЪ а salesman in а соmрчtеr соЙрапу.

0пе day. GеоrgеЪ boss, the sa[es mапаgе1 is
talking to а co[[eague.

А
С

Yоч know George. he's got an incredibý bad

mеmоryj he says. 'I asked him to Ьuу mе
some sandwiches at [unchtime, Ьчt I'm sure
he'[[ соmе back to the office without them.'
Sudden[y George arrives

-

very excited - and
says, 'You'L[ never guess whafs happenedl At
Lunch I met Fred Brown from the National
Bankl We started talking and he agreed to
buy опе mi[[ion do[Lars'wогth of computers
from us!'
The sales mапаgеr then turns

to his co[league

апd says, Yоu see? I totd you he wou[d
forget the sandwiches.'

6.2

А
В
А

В

You'LL печеr guess what's happenedl I've

Wоп $1,000l
What? Yоч'rе jokingl

You won't believe who I've just metl
Саmеrоп Diaz]
No, rеа[ý?

6.3

А

С
А
С

А
С
А
С
А
С
А
С
А
С
А
С

So. whаtЪ

it

Like

then, working in your

situation?
We[t. I suppose the mаiп advantage of

working in а famiLy business, еrm, has to
Ье job securiф, er, mауЬе mоrе than in
апу other working situation ..,
0h. right, yeah.
А famity business, er, I've соmе iп
a[ongside mу fаthеr, (I see) еrm, we.re
wоrkiпg together, consequently another
advantage is working with peopl,e that
уоu know very we[[. I mеап, I've, I'че
kпоwп most of the people here alt mу [ife,
we[[. I've grown чр, I used to йsit mу
father in the, ,iп the factory ...
Yes, of course, yeah.
... and er, уоч know, уоu сап, уоu сап
almost see апd guess how they're going
to react ...
Yes, I сап imagine.
... knowing them very we[[, апd еr, of
course. опе day, I'[[ Ье boss.
Yeah, absoluteý.
Something I'm looking forward to, and
something that worries mе too in а way.
0f course, right.
There аrе disadvantages as we[L.
Нmm. what are the disadvantages, then?

We[t, I suppose the disadvantage of mу
situation has to Ье that other peopLe in
the соmрапу might поt completeý trust
me because ]'m the boss's son.
0h, right, yeah.

Yоч see, iп а way, that affects mу
relationship with them, they assume that

20

unit six

А
С

I've taken the job or Ьееп offered the job
because I'm mу fathe/s son.

ý,Еl,r!пtопаfiац.],.r,,l

Нmm, I see.

g1

А

:,,

LоФý..at:thё:tареaсIфL.Nýtiie th€

, рФiýбý.:о{:.ihе.€. iФi;iiBaýoril nlalks,
tЙТЪ€Сý..аr_ Э:.'uбgidl 15,i66i5;е -"

Erm, апd of сочrsе, if you have а
рrоЬ[еm
at work with somebody iп the famity, it
affects уоur work, and of сочrsе you take
jt home, it affecb
уочr famity Lifb as wetl.
Yes, of сочrsе it does.

_.., ..'

surрriзе.

'D..,.ýý!ýп...:фiЬ.вЬеft

цlii

:аýаiц",,,,.,

ýgt,!ф,!hеlеrrеig* ;н.tь,,sФе*kёrs
, : l TiilФ;,ýai.:ýhý:FhlaýqBi,,ljoPyiф.the

Вчt оп the whole, I еrm, оп the whote, I
it. I rеа[ý feet раrt of the соmрапу
апd er. yes, I'm епjоуiпg myse[f. but
поt for ечеryопе.
[ove

_

1

,,

:,

],l'-}у!hйlй.d,iЁеigйri{й€.sllеаkеrз

iti

. .

No.

v,.о.iФ..',

1

:.'1..,.,,.1 ...,,,,l:

.. ..1-

6.4

Е
й

So, do you like working from home?
0h, yes. the great advantage is that I сап
work when I want to. (Right) and I сап
stop when I want to eat, and we[[, eat
when I want to, rеа[[у, it's very good if
уоu have а famity and chil,dren. (Мm)
Еrm, аЬо, you don't waste time travel[ing
to апd fro from work ...
Ah. that's very good, yeah.
1.1 ... so уоu have that extra. extra tjme, but
the mаiп disadvantage is that. we[l,. you
don't have that sociaI contact that
уЬu
get (Нmm) in ап office ...
.., оr the friends ... yeah.
!| ... оr the fellow workers, yeah, еrm . . .
and it's harder to get away frоm work, it's
always, if you've given а рагt of your
house over to ,it, it's always there,
уоu
know, when уоu pass Ьу tbe office,"you
see уочr соmрчtеr (Yes. yes). ItЪ harder
to е5саре, and it does take up а lot of
room iп the house as we[[.

Е

Е

Е

t{

Surе.

6.4
,.

:,

]:

[istening for attitude

l тhý.:йаt :йв,,,ir4y:,fЙцвi;ýЬФ;ьаtч

,,,,:,.,.ý9:,fее1,.,Щ.QЙ:Ф,€...sФýф'iý,оf

а
Ь

Listen and rеаd at Lhe sйе time.
Notice how_Marcel]a lists the
advantages.ot wоrkirц at home.
She speaks in а cleaT,.diTect way.

Now Iisten without the tареsсrф1,
ýayЦý.atianilati,16,,!6Ф
Малсеllа speaks.

,:,,,е_ýаiя

Thafs the main disadvantage.
]...-

ii:,ri.,as,

important as йе wо_rds we use.

.:..

j.1,.l -.".]_."_.,] :|,...,.. ).'|,..

: :..

".:|-.

.',.,,

.

l,


б.5
Re HeL[o, сап I help you?

М

Е1 yes. I'm enquiring about, е1 опе of
the courses. I actua[Ly пееd опе that's
going to give me а qualification, so do
уоu rчп courses that lead to dip[omas?

Re Iп what subject exactly?
М 0h, соmрutеr studies.
Re 0h, оh yes, we have courses leading to а|[
the best recognized qua[ifications.
М 0h right, great. 0К. Еrm, what's the exact
length of the course?
Rе Er wel[, we hаvе опе which is а пiпеmonth course (Right). That starts оп
September the 12th, еr finishes iп Juпе
(Nine months). And er. the other опе is а
опе-уеаr course from January to
December. Its а bit [ess intensive.
М 0К. The first опе you mentioned, What's
the staгting date for that опе?
Re The staгting date is the 12th of

М
Re

М
Re

М
Re

М

Re

М

September.

12th, 0К, great. Еrm, and the week[y
timetable. Сап you te[L mе, оr give -е ап
ехаmр[е of how that works?
Sчrе. Еrm, it's а 15-hоur week, usually
over about four days, so (15 hоurs) you
usuaL[y have опе day а week frее.
0h riqht, great, 0К, erm that's the
timetable. The fees. Do I пееd to give you
а deposit of апу sоrt, оr ... ?
Yes abso[utely. The whole соursе js 1500
but we require а deposit of З00, whjch
we'd Like you to send iп with the
appLication fоrm.
0К, that sounds good. Just, еr, as а
matter of interest, what's the cLa5s sjze
for ... for this course?
0h, it's very good actually, about 12-15
students реr class.
0h, that's good. Yeah 0К. Еrm ... апd
what sоrt of requirements do you пееd
fo1 you know for епtry? You know, r,vhat
sогt of qualifications do I пееd to hаче?
WetL, if you have schooL quaLifications
(Yep) апd basic computer skitls (0К), you
shou[d Ье fine.
0К, great. Еrm, and Last question was,
how do I епrо[? What do I пееd to do

6.6
С So Апdrещ
А

С
А

С
А
С
А

М

WeL[ еr, do

А

Re Right. We[L, if you fitL that in and send it
iп with your deposit (0К), апd е1 whеп
the course staгts, you рау the rest of the

М

fees.

Great. 0К, I think thats everything 1
need. Еrm ... thanks very much for уочr
hetp.

Re 0К, p[easure, Вуе Ьуе.
М 0К, Ьуе Ьуе.

22

unit six

Yes, that sounded Like а good idea,

it sounded like а good jdea but
actually it's far too risky. I dоп't rеаL[у
know how to ruп mу own business, and
еr, jt wouLd Ье expensive to set up (Sure)
апd I haven't really got the ехрегiепсе, I
don't think.
WeL|,

No, that's trче.
Нmm. So then there was the option of
еrm, staying at home, me staying at
hоmе ...
Yes, Looking after the ЬаЬу.

... hmm, while Rowena саrгiеd оп

Yep. And then finaLLy there's retraining,
mе retraining, еr, in а different аrеа. We[L,

business management is what we've set
оп Ьесачsе (Right) there's а course at the
|ocaL coLLege (ExceLtent) that I can do,
опLу takes а уеаr, (Yeah) апd then there
аrе Lots of, еr, chances of mе getting work
iп that аrеа (Mhm). it will mеап that
mопеу wiLL Ье tight for а while, (Мm) but
еrm, there won't Ье much mопеу, but I'[L
get а sгпа[| grant so еrm, that's what
lve've decided to go for. (Good) I'm going

you have ап appljcatjon fоrm?

Yep,

decided to do iп the end?
0h, welt, you, you know, so wе'че Ьееп er,
we've Ьееп taLking about this for ages. I
told you the options we were discussing,
(yeah) the рhоtоgrарhу, mе stating mу
оwп busjness ...

working. Еrm, neither of us аrе rеа[ý
happy with that. (Нmm) No, I would like
to саrry оп working, апd strange[y
епоugh, Rowena wants to stop.
с Yeah, we[[ that's understandab[e, yeah.
А yeah? she wants to Ье at hоmе and Look
after the ЬаЬу (Мm) so еrm, so that's not
reaLý going to work, I don't think. (Нmm)
Апd then there was the idea of moving
somewhere else where I wоч[d Ье аЬ[е to
get the same sогt ofjob as I've got at the
moment (Yes). Еrm, по! (No) We really
don't wапt to because aL[ our famiLy ...
с Your fami[y, exact[y.
А ... absolutely, wе'rе aL[ hеrе in this area,
a[L our friends, we know the area and so,
еrm, по We don't want to mоVе,
с No, stay put.

поw?

Re

what have you апd Rowena

to rеtrаjп.
с
л

0h, that sounds great.
I'lт going to De а student again.

6.5

conveвation features
whеп we have а conversalion, we
oflen need time to think about
whal we afe going to say. То give
ourselves time to Ihink, we сап
rереаt сеrtаiп sounds оr words.

Look at the tapescript. Underline
words the Speakers use tо give
lhemselves 1ime to think, [от

example Er...

.

Check with the answer key.

6.5

sочпds

Notice the ýOurrd /зI/ in the word
work. When vowelS ате placed next
ro the Ietter r they are sometimes
pronounced /з:/. Look al these
exalтlples:

heard (e+a+r)
univerýitY (е+r)
IirSt {i+r)

wоrk

1о+r1

пurSе ( u+г)

Guess lhe words Ьу reading the
definitions. AIl оf the words have

the sound lз:l in them.

l

Twenty-first, tи/епtу-sссопd,

Wealwayseat___--**for

Christmas Iuпсh, печеr chicken.
He's travelled all очеr the

4
5

It'snothis,it's___,.

What's уоur salary? How muсh

doyou*___?

Is Апdгеа а boy's паmе оr

____'_паmе?

а

l'm going to Ье away [оr thrее

days - Ttresday. Wednesday, and

Do you lind it easy to
languages?

'Сап you help mе please?'
. What's the
ma ll еr?'
I0 'Сап I tlrrrrow your dictionaly? I
пееd то |ook up this _ _ _ _ .'


А

7.7

D

j don't know what you see iп that jdiot,
Тrечоr.

He's great.

No he's not. He's awful.
You don't know the first thing about
good at choosing mеп.

it. I'm

And he's got а big bum.
Look, уоu have to think about the future
0К, he's а bit fat now, but at 18 he'L[ Ье

А

D

А
-

go rgeouS.

5orry, but his clothes аrе dreadfuL.
You know everyone's saying you've faLLen in
[оче with hjm.

I wou[dn't teL[ you anyway
а gossip.
We[[,

-

уоu'rе just

Have you kissed him yet?
I'm not telling you.
So what do you do when you go out?
WeLL, we have а good time. I don't
understand everything he says but you
wou[dn't understand а sing[e word,
So whеп аrе you going to finish with him,

then ?

How сап you Ье so rude and tactless?
Ask mе another...

7.2
conversation 1
... I didn't agree with everything but, еrm ...
по, по, he did. Look, as we're talking about

work, еrm Angela, there's, there's something
I've Ьееп mеапiпg to say, (Нmm) er, it's опlу
а smaL[ thing, but er, it's just that, when
we're at work апd I'm rеа[[у trying to
concentrate, еrm, if уоu, if you interrupt mе,
I just lose mу train of thought compLeteLy,
еtm (0hl) it's Like today, when уоu came оvеr

conversation

D

А

D

А

D

А

2

You look wоrriеd. Аrе you 0К?
No, I, I... I'm fine. Еrm, er, Dаче, еrm, I
do want to taLk to you about something,
though, that's еrm, (Мm) that's Ьееп оп
mу mind еr, rесепtlу. Еrm, it's quite
difficult for mе to say, rea[Ly,
No, go оп, ifyou've got something to say,
I'd rather you wеrе honest and just said

it.
Right. Еrm, the thing ,is, I, I Like you, I
Like you very much, you know that, we're

very good friends, еrm but I, I ... don't
real[y think that we have а Lot iп соmmоп
(Нmm) rcаЩl. and er, iп terms of gоiпg
out together as boyfriend and girlfгiепd,
I, I'm ... I ... I real[y don't want to do
that апу mоrе, to Ье honest with you. I
... I'tL Ье very happy to go out with you
as just friends, but erm, I'm, I ...
Аrе you saying it's очеr?
Not, not our friendship, butjust in terms
of (But yes) Ьоуfгiепd апd girlfгiепd ...
... going out with (Yes) ... it's over.

24

unit sеvеп

D

Yes.

if it's mе, if it's because of the way
... I сап change. I mеап, if it's something

WeLL,

7.2 vocabulary
а Look at the beginning

... and I'L[ change that.
lt's поt that I dont Like, I do Like уоu,
thafs why I'd Like us stil[ to Ье friends.

(Нmm) I do Like you but I think we
haven't rea[Lv got that much iп соmmоп. I
mеап, оur friends are very different kinds
of реор[е. I find уоur friends еrm, wel[ ...
it's just that we haven't got а lot iп
соmmоп. (Нmm) That's what I mеап.
0к.

Do you think the speakers ;rre чеrу
direct оr not?

Ь

А
В

rеаllу /'пэli/ adv

А
В
А
В

Нmm?

I mеап, I hope уоu don't mind, and you
сап say по ,if you want, ifs, it's по
рrоЬLеm. honestly.

0К, welt, [ook - по рrоЬLеm - te[L mе,
what, what is the subject?
I've Ьееп putting it off for ages. It's
about the traftic situation in central

actually; iп

used iп negative sentenccs ttl

make what you аrе saying less
sLrong: I dоп't really agree with that,
erltry flom oxfori \УOr.lроч,еr Diclioпaly

jSBNolq4tl5I0o

7.3

а

Londo п.

0h, апd you don't drive!
WeLt, I don't Live in London!

iпtопаtiоп

Look at these phrases [rоm the {irsl

paft о[ the tapescript. We сал use
these ЬеГоrе we ask somebody lo
do something difficuIt fоr us.

... lhere's something I wanted

ask ytlu.

7.4
I do feel sorry for that little child.
I Like him апd he really does work hard.
I did enjoy the fiLm; it was brilliantl
I'm sчrе I did рау that biLL.

l

tact: I соuldп't Ьеliеvе it was really
hаррепiпg. . Не said he was sorry
Ьut l dоп't thiпk he really mеапt it. .
She wаsп't really апgry, she was опlу
Рrеtепdiпg, . Is it really trце? 2 yely;
very much: I'п really tired, . Are
уоч really surе? . I really hope уоu
епjоу yourself. . I really tried Ьut I
соuldп't /о i/. 3 used as а question
ltlr expressing чurрrisс, intert.st,
doubt, etc: 'She's left her husЬапd.'
'Really? Whеп did that hарреп?' 4

something I wanted to ask you.

0h, dеаr, I don't Like the sound of thisl
No, it's not that bad, honesttyl (Right)
You see. the thing is, I was wопdеriпg if
you could give mе а hand. you see. WeL[,
I've got to write this essay, and I just
don't know the subject well епоugh, апd
it's got to Ье in Ьу Monday.

Look at the dictionily extract for
feally. М.atc}:, the underlined
eХаITlples with lhe соrrесl
defin irion.

7.3
А Mmml
В Is it 0К? Ifs not too strong?
А No, it's perfect.
В Great. Erm, actuaLLy, СаrоLе, there's

А
В

ofthe

converýationý, underline the
phlases that Jonathan and Апп use
to рrер.ше the listener Гоr bad
neWs.

about mе that you don't [ike, teLL mе what
it is ...
No, по, it's not ...

I hоре уоu don't

Ь
с

mind

to

.,.

... you can ýау по if you want ...

Listen to the cassette. Notice
stress and inlonation.

йе

Practise saying these phrases, I}y
to use lhem the nexl time you ask
somebody tо do something [оr
you.


7.5
I So, Joe, how did уоur evening go?
J Еr, it was great. I еrm, I chose а place

I
J

I
J

that was пеаr where I Live, wel[, er, ten оr
twenty minutes' wa[k, but er, I was [ate,
so еrm, I had to take а taxj, and that
cost е1 rough[y f3.
Right, 0К, апd еrm, did you buy anything
to wеаr for the date?
Ме? No, I'm not bothered about mу
арреаrапсе, по. I didn't Ьuу апу clothes,
I didn't get mу hair cut, по, nothing.
Апуwау, еrm, we аrrапgеd to meet for а
drink before going to the restaurant (0h,
right) and er, well I felt relaxed, (Yes) and
she arrived about five minutes after mе

and I offered to buy her а dгiпk, weLL, we
were, we were going to go halves, but
еrm, the mап is expected, I think, to Ьuу,
to buy the first drink (0К). So апуwау,
we, еrm, we went to the restaurant, and
еrm, well we both had quite а |ot t0 eat,
and а decent bott[e of wine or trvo]
Greatl Апd еrm, who, еr, who paid for the
mеа[?

Еrm, when the bi[L саmе, еrm, I offered to
рау, we[L she said по. Еrm, I bought

drinks аftеr dinner, I tipped the rчаitеr,
and еrm, the mеа[ cost mе about f25,
wel[, mоrе оr Less, I think, апd the ivhoLe
evening was f4б, something Like that
апуwау, which еrm, I thought was _qujtе
reasonable. We had а great ечепiпg

I

апуWау.

Great

- thank you.

7.6
Story

L

F

1

film ever is, еr, is
about а reLationship. Еr, а mап апd а
Wоmап meet in а rai[way rеstачrапt
(0h. yeah) because she has something
in hеr еуе. апd he's а doctor, so he
comes forward and helps her to get this
очt of her еуе. апd еr. they meet
several times after that, апd eventua[[y
realize that they are fa[[ing iп [ove with
each other. but the probLem is that they
are both married to other реор[е. (0h,
по!) And еr, then опе day she comes
hоmе very [ate from havinq met this mап
and her chi[dren аrе both very iL[, so she
feels tеrriЬlу guiLty about this. She thinks
that somehow she's responsibLe for hеr
chiLdren being ,i[[, Ьесачsе she's Ьееп
having а reLationship with this mап, (0hI)
and she rea[izes ifs going to have to
stop. But, we[L they're very invoLved with
each other Ьу this time, and she doesn't
want to stop it, but eventua[Ly of course,
it has to соmе to ап end, and he goes off
to Africa, I think, to Ье а herojc doctor jп
Africa, (Rea[[y?) апd she goes back to her
chiLdren and hеr hчsЬапd, апd its a[L
terribLy sad and moving.
WeLt, mу favourite

0h, that's so sadl

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Story

2

This js а film, and jt's about this kind of
cute, shy gчу who runs а bookshop (Нmm)
апd опе day, this incredib[y famous,
g[amorous Аmеriсап actress, mойе star
comes in and, and she buys а couple of
books, but еrm, уоч know, nothing eLse
happens. (Ah) But а bit [ate1 they Ьumр into
each other again, and they start to spend
time together and уоu reaLize thеп that, that
theyle falling iп Love, oh, it's so sweet.
Апуwау, after that, they meet оп а few
occasions, but each time, something goes
wrong. Now, they're ,iп Love, but they keep
having arguments, basica[Ly because she's so
famous, and he's not, (Yeah. yeah) апd they
Live in different worlds (Right, right). iп the
end, he realizes that it's поw оr печеr, and
what he does is he interrupts а press
сопfеrепсе that she's giving, and he says
that he Loves hеr, апd it has а happy ending.
At the епd of the fi[m, they get married апd
they have а ЬаЬу.

7.7
It was very silly.
It made mе [augh.
I found it very moving.

7.6

sочпds

Read thе first story again.
Underline all the examples of
чеrЬs in the present ýimple.

Now look only at the preýeut
simple чеrЬs which end iл s. Put
them iлtо the folIowing gJoups

l

чегьs that епd iп the sound /s/

2

чегьs thal елd iл the sound /zl

}

verbs that епd iп

(е.8. slops)
(e.g. /ives)

(e.g. washet|

йе

sound /и/

Check with the апswеr key.

7.6

sочпds

Notice the pronuncialion оГ Ihе
word wеаriwеэl iл tapescIipt 7.6.
When lwo vowels аIе placed пехt
lo the letler r lhey are Somelimes
рrопочпсеd /еэ/. Look at these
examples:
реаr (е+а+r)
саrе (а+r+е)

hair (а+i+r)
тhеrе (е+I+е}

their (е+i+r)

All the words in the Ьох have the
sоuпd /еэ/ in rhem. Find pa_irs оt

words that have the sаmЁ
рrопuлсiаtiоп.

pair
theTe
bare
stare
реат

7.7

staiт
air
fare
their

fair
where
bear

hеir

Wеаr

close-up listening

Ligten Without the tapescript.
counl lhе пumьеr of words in
each sentence.

Listen again and write the
sentences. Check yorrT апswеrs

with the tapescTip(.


8.1
There's а businessman, sitting iп ап аirроrt
[ошпgе, and he's waiting for а very imроrtапt
c[ient to arrive, and he looks across the
[ounge, and he sees BiL[ Gates sitting а[опе
оп the other side of the lounge. So he goes
over to him апd he jntroduces himseLf апd hе
says, 'Mr Gates, mу client is а rea[[y, real[y
big fап of yours. Could you do mе а favour?
Yоч see. I'm waiting for him, and when he
arrives. do you think уоu could walk past me,
and just tap mе оп the shoulder and say, 'Hi,
John! How аrе you doing?'and Bi[[ Gates
says, Yеаh, sureJ

D

с

Wel[, I'm staying

it's

home.

I understand, апd gosh,
Kazakhstan! So. are уоu gоiпq to do апу
trave[ling whi[e you're there?
We[[. I hope so.
Yes, of соursе,

8.2
Could you do mе а fачоцr?
0f сочrsе. What is it?
Could уоч give me а hand?
Sчrе.

Could you do something for mе?
depends what it is.

8.4
D

D

Yes. of сочrsе. I understand, and gosh.
KazakhstanI So, are you going to do апу
trave[ling whi[e you're there?
We[[, i hope so. I mеап, I real[y don't
know anything аЬочt the р[асе at а[[ - so
ГLL see when I get there, I suppose.
Do you know what language they speak
there?
I haven't even got а с[uе! Listen, if it
works out, соmе оцt and йsit?
0h, I'd love to! I bet that wou[d Ье а

с

WeLl".

D

Fantastic!

с

... апd er, I'[[ give you а
Yeah. do that!

it

8.3

С

He[Lo, 2949?

D
С
D

Hi, is that Colin?
Yup.

It's Diana hеrе.
HiI How аrе you?
I'm realý we[[. how are you?

С

D

С

Very we[[. thanks.
Good, so апуwаи I was wondering if you'd
шkе to come очеr for dinner sometime
next week.

D

С

0h, Diana. I'd love to, but I сап't. I'm
going abroad.

D

С
О

С
0

Аrе уоч?

D

Yeah,

@Wber.

are you going?

it's happened rеа[ý quickly but I'm
qоiпq to kazakhstan.

We[t,

(Щз!!:!елD
'--"-r_

С
D

Yes!
Му goodness! We[[, what exactly аrе уоч

ooinq to do очt there?

С

you kпоw that oil соmрапу I got,
erm. I started working for Last year ...
Мmm ...
WeLt,

D

С

We[t,

D

opportunity to miss.
Wow, that sounds exciting. Whеп are уоu

С

D

С

this орроrtчпiý саmе up in
Kazakhstan, and the mопеу's terrific, апd
I thought, ifs just too good ап
gоiпq?

Next Friday!
Next Friday!
So I've got so much preparation to do

28

unit eight

rеа[tу interesting р[асе to visit.

I tetl уоч what, I'L[ ta[k to you next
month when I get back, and е1 mауЬе I'[[
have sorted очt somewhere to stay thеп

ca[L.

с

Att right. We[[, listen, I'[L see you sооп.
I'm sorry аЬочt next week,

D

That's 0К, not to worry, I'[[ see уоч
hopefuLty in Kazakhstan!
Yeah, I'[[ send you а card.

D

(

8.2

0К. byel
Вуе!

8.5
How [опg аrе you going for?
Who are уоu working with?
What are you so angry about?

sФ,е.

ýliit:ФЁаItlfqrmr....,

а Lisfед,tо:йijёх._,
Ь
с

юuld is рrопоuпсеd.
Listen again. Ь the questions,
which woTds ате stressed?

Practise sауiлg the questions,

paying attq$tii}n:!$, ýhe,iЁaвý:]alld,

йе рrопЙсiаtiоп

8.З

а

:

!ёýjlTr.otieb_Ьоw

of could. See

fu*,f.,'р*:iФ

in а hotel to start with,

а[[ Ьееп arranged, but what I'm

hoping to do оп my second visit is [ook
around for а f[at or an apatment or
something (yeah) because I hate hoteb.
Ifl"l Ье 0К for the first few weeks, you
know, Ьчt I'd rather have somewhere that
I сап just, уоч kпоw, sett[e jп, and ca[L

So. erm. the c[ient arrives, апd Bi[[ Gates
sees him аrriче and he comes across, апd he
taps John оп the shoulder апd says, 'Hi.
John!'and John turns rочпd to Bi[L and says.
'0h, go away, Bittl Can't you see I'm busy?'

А
В
А
В
А
В

before then that I rеа[ý can't commit
myse[f to anything, I'm afraid.
No, we[L, I сап understand that. How long
are уоu going for?
Wett. initiatty, I'm going for а month. еrm.
ьчt thеп опе month out there and опе
month back, for possibý а уеаr, or mауЬе
ечеп two years.
Неу, that's great. Whereabouts are vou
staying?

Ж.,'.,r',.:'',

weak forms
Look at Diana's quesl.ions wЫсh
have Ьеёп uпdеrliлеd

Ноо1ý9ý}..' ]Фlо.ýiТ rr??.;::

:.,,']

Listen agdin.

Рr.ldЦqЗ:ауlцс,йеjý!i!ф{iсi_ýd,:]:]',i

j]:]:,,

conversation features

Ь Lсdi

Фiаýё|s,:r_ЕВFýiiýав.r:ýýс,::.]l;:,,

Iеsропdý io СоIiпЪ news with



ryryriýе,;апd';ФХФqg_ЦфЦ1
Р,Щq$е!lЪhё.,Е.ýф;..аs:iп,Фе,:.

examples,

ý,,Фi,

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ЕlеiЯе,З.l,u.У,*u..,Ч',.l:,.,',..l

:


Т

8.6

1
2
3
4
5

to express pleasure: Дh! Great! 1oh!

Wow!

to express surргisе: What? 0h!
to express раiп: 0w! 0uch!
whеп something bad has happened: Ofi
по! 0h dear!

В

В


В

Mrs

Т

Mrs

Т

Mrs

Т

Yes, sчrе.
Do you mind

machine?

if I use the washing

thats fiпе.

No,

Do you think I cou[d make а рhопе

са[[?

Yes you can, as long as

it's quick. I'm

expecting а са[[.
Wоч[d you mind if I cooked something

for myseЕ

No, of соцrsе not

-

go ahead.

Т

Couta l ЬоIrQ!у the

really simp[e.
And that's enough?

С 0К, and

поrmа[Lу what I do is. I hаче
cereaI and juice and fruit is очt, апd
you just he[p yourse[f to that
whenever уоч [ike.

0h, that's [ove[y!
0К.

Mrs

(

Thank you very mчсh, Mrs С[аrk.
Ifs mу pleasure. Yоч have а nice day
today.
Thank уоu. You too!

Еrm, I've got to te[[ you something, I

just dropped а glass in mу bedroom ...

С 0h,

dear!

Ь

т

Would you mind.if I. cooked
sоmеthiлg fоr пiyselI?

т

Т

I'm very sorryl
Did you cut yourseР
No, I didn't, по, еrm. but I'm going to

С 0h,

it,

Тrчdе. don't worry about

С

it. Ifs

Т

Yeah.

С ... and

he works from home а [ot, so
he needs his computer. he uses it а
lot.
0h, thаtЪ great. Do you think I
cou[d use it? I'd tike to check. еr, if
I have апу e-mai[ messages. And
a[so, I wочld love to send а message
to mу fami[y back home. to te[[
them that I've arrived atl right.
Mrs С 0h. of сочrsе, уоц must send them а

Т

Т
Мrs

Mrs

Trude, I wanted to ask уоu we usua[Ly have breakfast before пiпе

o'clock - is there anything уоu don't
eat? Are you а vegetarian оr anything?

30

unit eight

Рчt th

grочр

I'm very sorryl

Didyou2

prorru

.purself?

Trude, don't

З

'about

].,,q.ldi!i;jT]{:];',.]:]::]",,]]]]]];':::],]:,:ta].'rýkro$;.

And аrе you 5

Intemet?

С

_

.

the

Wе are, because mу husband, уоч see,.

has his оwп business, ...

Yeah.

апd he works fTom hоrпе а [ot, 5о
he needs his computer, he uses.it а
[ot.

Т

Йat's great. Do you think I could
use it? Гd like.to б
ег, if
I have ап! e-mai[ messages. And аЬо,
I wou[d [ove to 7
а
message tri mу famity bact home, to.
teLt theTn that I've arrived a[t right.
0h, of course, уоч must send them а
Ort,

_.

_

!'trs

С

,lяёssаýýý,.;i;:

lацкiу..:Sfi;.*nd

I wanted to ask you - we
usuatly have breakfast Йfоrе nine

Trude,

o'c[ock, is there anything you don't

еаt?Аrёуоuа9 .
Т
!.lrs

anything?
No.

С What do you
ЬrеаkЪst?

поrmа[tу eat for

оr

/6

togetЪ

this
thosi
heali

а.

Нв С ...

чсh.

С 0h, and

lбl м1

da
you have а соmрцtеr iп the hочsе? .
С Wetl, we do, actually. It's, it's over
thеrе, iп that rооm.

.

Т

message right аwау.
0h, that's fantastic. Тhапk you very
m

In Еч
pronol

,,.

gtass. Fоrqеt аЬоut ,it.
Oh,'thank you very muсh. Еr, MJs '

Т

Т

... iý ti

No, I didn:t, по, еrm, but I'm going to
rep[ace iL

,.,.

Нв

;,,

sоl

8.8.

dеаr!

it. It's just

ть

т

I-ook;

OhI

Нв С 0h,

It's

tý*

8.8

... and it асtuаЦу broke.

lilrsC

С 0h!

С

]r{rs

С 0h,

тъа

tареsýФ

Еrm, I've got to tet[ yo.u iomethlnq, I

},lrs

Т

0h,

ýв€ ок

:,,

Hetlo;r}4ý]ф|k;::,:.],,]]ll]]]:]:];]::]:,:]i']1,]1:.,..j.:']'

,,d:,gtqiii*,,iii.1l:

bt

Check уо

tеfi below, апd fill each Sap with
а srritabli word.

...'

сеп

Itlts €

ф.1,,,,.,,.;,.,l:;l...r,;':._;|,,..':,,r,,;,,',,,;'.,,.;'',

bedroorT

ок.

yol!

Do you thin} l could make а phone
call?

,jцý!:1;1;

Yeý-

Нь€

_:l:,.,

til

perl
Sol!
futd

т

8.8.Й;;g;fi
сФЙ;.'фsсrЙ,ijФ,Яt,tЬi
Т

х

i{B €

please?.

Ргасisс saying rhe quistions,
р4Yч{.]411еffiбý ts' tш] ýt jФl.,]

Т

... апd it actua[[y broke.

iшд

Do you дriпd if I use the washing
mа€}'jпе?

Yes.

С

Т

Stress.

-

Mrs

Т

а

.

Trude.

Т

Mrs

С

т

stress апd rhуthm
NoLice the words wiй the main

Не[[о, Mrs Clark.

С 0h hi,

just а g[ass. torget about it.
0h, thank you very muсh. Er, }lrs
Clark, I wanted to ask уоч. do you
have а computer iп the house?
Mrs С Welt, wе do, actual[y. It's, ifs over
there, in that rооm.
And are уоч оп the lпtеrпеt?
Mrs С We are, because mу hчsЬапd, уоч
see. has his оwп business, ...

Т

Т

8.7

Т

rep[ace
It{rs

Mrs

I borrow the iron, p[ease?

8.8

Т

breakfast?

something

Mrs
Соч[d

do you поrmа[[у eat for

I tike coffee in the morning, and
perhaps а bit of bread, оr а ro[[ оr

to express апgеri 0h по!


В


Mrs

No.

С What

Т

8.7

Т

Мrs

therc

tеей


:

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--

-:--:|Ly eat fоr

8.7
а

st rеsS.

Ёэ:'- :-:
: :': :'

stress and rhythm
Nollce lhe words with lhe main

mоrпiпg, and
:,ead, оr а rol[ оr

Could

Ьоrrоw the iTon, в!ýах?
Do you miлd it ] use the washing
mасhiле?

'_ - ::_._, >llllpte.

:::-:_:^l

Do you think l cou]d make а phone

1:-,-?_..l l -at I do js, I have
*с'_-:: :-: iujt js out, and

. i* l _ _ :.. lU
i'_,]- _'.:.

::

LlldL

.: ,;.,,.

.- ,?-, -_:-, lrs

Ь
Clark.

:,jэj--=. ,:- -аче а пiсе day
a_-

":_:::.

1

Мrs

(

Mrs

t

Т
Т

Pracise saying the questions.
paying altenlion to the stress.

Т

Сочеr the tapescript. Look ar the
text below, and filI еаЙ gap wilh
а suitable word.

It{гs

Т

l,{rs

Т

i,trs

Т

ldrs

Т

!,lrs

Т
Ir{rs

Т
Mrs

Т
Plrs

HeL[o, Mrs Clark.

С 0h hi,

Еrm, I've got to te[[ you something, I

bedroom ...
0h, dearl

с

Гm very sаrry!
Did you 2

_

yourself?

_

а

5

-_-

Шrs

(

0К.
Тhапk you yеry muсh, Mrs Сlаrk.
Ifs mу рiеаsurе. You hаче а пiсе day
today.
Thank you. You tool

Check your answers with the
tapeýcript.

8.8

sounds
Look at this phTase frоm tapescript
... is there anything you don't eat?

Iц English the letters

in

tfu

сап Ье

t]ne waTd there

grorrps, according to the
pronunciation of the letters rr.
/б/

tOgether
this
those

healthy
thеrе
teeth

l0/
three

thirt},
mother
then
thirsty

thin

both
thick

with

these

the

mу husband, уоч see,
has his оwп business, ...

Wе are; Ьесаuý€

Yeah.

С ...

and he works frоm home а Lot, so
he needs his compute1 he uses it а
Iot.

0h, that's great. Do you think I coul,d
use it? I'd 11lg 16 ь
er, if
I have апу e-mail messages. Апd aLso,
I wou[d Love to 7
а

_,
_

С

message to mу fami[y back hоmе. to
tel[ them that I've arrived aL[ right.
0h, of course, уоч must send them а

_

message 8
away. 0h, апd
Тrчdе, I wanted to ask you - we
usuaL[y have breakfast before nine
o'cLock, is thеrе anything уоu don't

eat? Are уоu а
anything?

т
Mrs

{

or like in the word апуtlliпg /0l.
put the words in the Ьох into two

0h, Trude, don,t r
about
it. It's just а g[ass. Forget аЬочt it.
0h, thank you very much. Еr, Mrs
Clark, I
to ask you, do
you have а computer in the house?
С WetL, we do, actually. Its, it's очеr
there, in that rооm.

С

l.,lrs

to that whenever уоu [ike.
0h, thafs tovety!

/ё/

No, I didn't, по, еrm. but I'm going to
replace it.

And аrе you
Iпtеrпеt?

0К, апd поrmаlý what I do is, I have
сеrеа[ апd juice апd fTuit is out, and
you just 10

ртоýOuпсеd like

С 0hl

Т

titrs

aglassinmy

... апd it actuatý broke.

С

.Yes.

8.8.

Trude.

justl_
С

Like coffee in the mоrпiпg, апd
рёrhарs а bit of bread, оr а rotl оr
something - reatly simple.
And thafs епоugh?

_

Would you mind it I cooked
somethin8 Ior mysel[?

vocabulary

I

Т

ca]l?

8.8
Т

Т

9

No.
С

What do you normally eat fоr
breakfast?

unit

eight

31


9.1
Мчm, I'm taking some chicken from the fridge
... and I'[[ need З0 quid. OK?
N0I

There's а barbecue at the beach tonight.
You аrеп't expecting mе to drive уоu. I hope.
0f course not - we're hitching thеrе with
Angostura and hеr Ьоуfгiепd.
So, how аrе you getting back?
Don't worry - at 11.00 оп the dot we're
meeting Noe[s dad оп his way hоmе from his
poker gаmе. and he'[[ drop us at а саfб where
Sebastian wiL[ pick us up.
Не'[[ drop us at Nick's, and then Nick'tt Ьгiпg
us home if he's got the car.
If поt, we'[[ waLk to the village and get the
old mап there to take us оп his tractor to the
atl-night саfё whеrе we know some boys with
motorbikes and they'LL give us а Lift home.
0К, 0К, I'Lt drive you.
We[L, оп[у

if it makes you happy.

9.2

1

DeNica

If I have to buy а present for sоmеопе,
еrm. I really [ike to take mу time. I spend
а lot of time choosing the riqht gift, I'tL

2

go into mапу different shops, before I've
reaL[y found that speciat рrеsепt for the
реrsоп that I'm thinking of, to give them
оп their birthday.

Туlеr

I have а very high-powered job, so duгiпg
the week, ] have [uпсh in а hurry. I can't
hang around, I've qot to move оп. If I
had mоrе time, [ike оп holiday. for
example, I'd have а very [ong, s[ow, Lazy

3

4

Lunch.

Jчliа
I spend ages tidying uр. It, it's
impossib[e, rea[ý. I work frоm hоmе апd
there's papers a[L очеr the р[асе. If I had
а cLeaner, things'd Ье different and the
р[асе might just get tidy qu.icker.
Patience
I always seem to Ье in а hurry iп the
mоrпiпg. It doesn't mеап I haven't got
earý but I just never seem to have
enough time. so I always do everything

up
as

quickly as possibLe, Like have breakfast, I
quick[y рочr оп а bit of milk оп to mу
mues[i and eat it standing up whiLe I'm
trying to put some clothes оп at the
same-

32

unit пiпе

9.3

9.2

Jeff

I hate to Ье in а rчsh when I'm taking а
bath. I tike to take mу time over it, I read а
book, I Let the water get соо[ and then warm

it up again, and oh. really until
Ьеgiп to Look [ike prunes.

mу fingers

Ra[ph

Breakfast for mе is а ritual. I spend ages
having mу breakfast, having mу muesli, mу
toast, mу cup of tea, and it's, er, I, I need
that time every day to just gather my
thoughts, and if I miss out оп апу one of
those things, then I fee[ that mу day is off
to а bad start. I even wake up Looking
forward to mу breakfast. I Love it!

В
А
В

How Lопg wou[d it take уоч to do that
exercise?

It would take about ha[f ап hоur.
Does

had ...

Yоu afe going to study lhis now.
Gо Lo р,]07 iл the student'S book.

9.3

vocabulary

Cover the tapeýcrфt, Listen to
Ralph talking about his breaНast
and complete the lext below.
Listen again, if necessaTy.
Вгеаkfаst fоr mе is а Titual. I spend
l
having mу breaНast,

having mу mцеsli, mу

9.4

А

grammar

Look at the tapescript. Underline
the sentences which begin {1

it take [опg to get there?

No. not very [опg.


-.., апd it's, еr,
--*,
LT4_[hattimeevery5--*
just
gathel
to
mу thoughts, and i{ I
2

3

6
out оп a_ny one of those
things. then I feel that mу z
-*.-upis
off-*to а tlad staп..I ечсп s _
looking forwaTd to mу breakfast. I

love it!

Check уоur апswеr:ý иrith the
tapescript.

9.4

skess and rhythm
Listen to йе casýette. Notice how
the wоrds аrе linked togelher iп
grоuрs (/). This always happens in
spoken English,

А

В
А
В

How long

/ would it take уоч / to

that exercise?
It wou[d take about
Does

/

do

half ап hour.

it take tопg / to get there?

No, not very [ong.

Practise saying thе sentences, first
with and then without the
tapescript.


9.5

А
J

А
J

А

Do уоu find your English students get

muсh of а сhапсе to practise their EngLish
outside of the c[assroom?
WeLt, yes, еrm, they very often go to the
cinema, еrm, we've got а соuр[е of
cinemas ,in, iп town that wiL[ show fi[ms
iп the originaL language, iп EngLish, еrm,
once а week, and еr, поw and again I
think some of them watch sateLlite Tv
too.

0h, that's good.
Апd of сочrsе, they сап rent videos, and I
think vjdeos are very good because
students сап watch bits again апd again
if they don't understand something (0h
yes) then obviousLy they сап go back and
[isten, еrm, апd of course, they Listen to
music aL[ the time, (0f course) апd i
suppose occasionally some of them might
read the words as they're Listening ...
Read а[опg with (Possib[y) the words of

the song.
А Yes, and I suppose they use the lпtеrпеt,

9.5

vocabu[ary
Сочеr the tapescript. CompleLe the

tex1

rспt videos
поw and again
go to the cinema
again and again

А
J

А
J

do they?

I think they do, еrm yeah, quite а Lot.
They know how to do e-ma,i[s and, and
рrоЬаЬ[у circuLate Little jokes апd stoгies
amongst themselves. (0f course. yes)
Some of them have er, суЬеrfriепds, for
example, or they might have some kind of
group where they communicate with each
other оп e-mai[, еrm, and actua[Ly I think
quite оftеп some of them go up to the
bigger [anguage schools as wel[, and there
might Ье talks or events in EngLish, and
yes, my students wi[[ occasionaL[y go to

those.

А I see, and, and, and what about speaking
Engtish? Do they get mчсh of а сhапсе?
Мm, yes, that's difficu[t but еrm, опе
class has set uр а ... а kind of club where
they meet together iп а bar, oh, mауЬе
опсе а week оr so, (Yes) and perhaps
they'[[ inйte EngLish speakers to соmе in
апd апd start off some sоrt of
conversation or discussion, or just
generally so that they сап practise their
English. (0h, I see) So it's quite good
(Yes),

below using the phTases in

the Ьох.

unit nine

show films
in English
а couple of

Do уоч find уоur Engtish students get

mчсh of а сhапсе to practise their
English outside of the classroom?
WeL[, yes, еrm, they very оftеп
, elm, We've got
cinemas jn tоwп
that wilt з
in the
originaL tапguаgе,
4
, еrm. опсе а
_
week, and еr, 5 _
I
think some of them watch
6
too0h. thafs good.

Апd of course, they сап
апd I thjnk
йdеоs аrе ч€rу good because students
сап watch bits в
if
they don't understand something ...

_

Check your zmswers with
tapescript.

9.5

йе

sounds

The s at the епd of plrrral nouns iý
Sometimes pronounced /S/ (e.g.
sludeflls, bils, jтkes, talks, cveпts), апd
is sometimes рrопоuпсеd /z/ (е.в.
сiпеmаs, films, йdeos, words, e-mails,

stoies, ryЬефiспds, schools, speakers).

put the woтds in the Ьох into rwo
gfoups, according to the
рrопuпсiаtiоп о[ the letler s.
/sl

/7}

hats

chaiTs

chaiTs hats
books magazines
chips [orks
toys
clouds
WindoWS tights

з4

satellite Tv

репs

mountains
lips
biscuits


10.1

lo.4

Тhеrе are three wоmеп, апd they're having

MarceIla

coffee together, and they're boasting about

Just thinking about when I was at schoo[,

the,ir sons. So the first wоmап says, '0h, I've
got the most wonderful sоп. Do you kпоw
that Last уеаr for mу biгthday, he gave а big
раrtу for mе at ап expensive restaurant?' The
wo... second wоmап says. '0h, reatty? WeLt,
mу son, Last winte1 paid for mе to go оп а
Luxury cruise around the world. First class!'

Апd the third wоmап says, 'That's nothing!
Му son's Ьееп going to а psychiatrist three
times а week for five years at $80 ап hочr.
And he spends the whole time ta[king about
mel'

and mу primary school teachers, they were оп
the whoLe very caring. (Нmm) That was,
that's mу mеmоry of jt, sоrt of gentle реор[е,
really. I mеап, I know that you get the odd
teacher who's ... couLd Ье bad-tempered or
whatever (0h, yeah) but е1 mv memorv of
them is that they were, уеаh, very саriпg
peopLe. It must Ье because whеп уоч'rе very
уоuпg, you're so ореп as а child, and mауЬе
the response is, you know, уоч know, the way
children аrе so ореп, the response is to just
look after them, (Yeah) rather than anything

else (Нmm).

10.2
I think parents tend to wоrry too much about
their teenage сh,i[drеп.
0п the who[e, раrепts аrе stricter with their
first chiLd than with later chiLdren.

MichaeI

Mi Don't you find,

generaL[y speaking, that
er, peopLe who рrеsепt chat shows are
just so fake?

Ма 0h, absoluteф!

Mi And they, they, they, they're only rеа[[у
interested iп asking questions, (Мm) and

10.3

they're never rea[Ly interested in what
реор[е апswеr. (Мm) I think so, they ask
а question, and then whi[e the person's
taLkinq to them, they Look down at thei1
their piece of рареr and try and fiпd out
what their next question's going to Ье.
(Mm) And the really good ones actuaL[y
Listen апd have а conversation with
peopLe, (Yes) but actua[Ly most of them,
аrе use[ess, I think.

Story 1
I оп[у ever had опе teenage birthday party at
mу house, When I WaS ... а tеепаgеr, апd еr
my, er mу mum and dad insisted оп staying
iп the house (Мmm). It wasn't а very big

house. Апd еr, thjngs wеrе going atright - it
was quite а good раrtу - but е1 I was
worried 'cos the musjc was too [oud and
things wеrе getting а bit noisy. Апd then at
11 o'cLock, mу father appeared in his pyjamas
(0h) windinq ап aLarm clock, er which
everybody took as а signaL to [eave. I've
печеr (0h) Ьееп so embarrassed (Ah).

Story

R

2

I had а рагtу whеп I was about еr, 15,

16, and еrm, I'd actua[Ly, I'd actua[Ly
it untiI recent[y, whеп I
was lookjng back at some photos. (Мm)
Еr, it was mу birthday раtу, but I looked
at the photo and I rea[ized that I was the
only Ьоу at mу оwп 15th birthday рагtу,
апd I sajd to Мum, I sa,id, I said,'I can't

forgotten about

actually rеmеmЬеr the раrtу Mum,
why were thеrе по boys in, in this

М

R
м
R

М

why,

What?

I said. 'Why?' She said,

'We[L you didn't
really have mапу friends so we had to ask
a[L your sister's friends insteadj It was

unbel... I couldn't be[ieve jt.
what was that [ike then?

I сап't rеmеmЬеr, but I mеап it'd

fantastic

now.

Yeah!

36

unit ten

Mi

Ье

Hm.

Gareth
University students - they've got this terгible
reputation. PeopLe assume that they're [azy,
that they don't do апу work, that they just,
еr, yoU knoW, mudd[e their way through their
exams, that they Live iп а complete mess,
and in mу ехреriепсе, that's поt true.
(ReaLLy?) The students that I come across,
they work hard, they're at Least as tidy as I
аm, and mostly they just want to get оп with
their work and get а decentjob at the end of

it

picture?' (She said), 'WeL[ thеrе wеrе по
boys at the party.'

WetL,

Ма Ego!

(HmmI).

10.4 weak forms
а Listen again lo lhe Гirsl two

conveIsations, How is the word
lйеи рrопоuпсеd? Praclise saying

lhe underlined phrases.

Ь

чосsьчlаry

Complete the phrases wilh

а

preposit ion.

I _

the whole, they're чеrу

саri пg.

2 They ]ive _ а соmрlеtе mess.
3 _ mу ехреriепсе, that's not
4
5

truе.

They're _ |east as 1idy as mе.
Тhеу'rе оп|у inlerested _
asking questions.

Check with the tapescript.


10.5

Part

DeNica
I suppose the thing I think about, er, in
terms of а female rock star would Ье the
entourage that еr, she has fo[Lowing her, a[L
the mi[[ions of helpers, the djetician, the gуm
trainer, the designe1 the vocaI coach, еrm, I,
I imagine that they [ive а very isolated [ife,
actualý, еrm, Like Маdоппа. еrm, has to in
America, you know ...

Jonathan

J

D

J

i think the

stereotypes of rock stars
have changed. you know, I mеап er, iп
the sixties and seventies it was hard
drinking, hard living, you know, late
nights, е1 (Yeah) Lots of girlfгiends and
поw, it seems, er, they've got реор[е [ike
Westlife апd Rопап Keating, very с[еап
cut. (Yeah that's truе) very er, сLеап
living, mаrгiеd, settled down, еrm, which
is really, rеа[[у nice but, еrm ... bit
We[L,

10.7
Part

М

lrl

I'L[ go through the whole evening ... I'm
going to а reaLLy Love[y djnner at the

Sheraton Hote[ ,..
Мm, very nice|
Next Saturday evening, [ike, [ike you do,
and I'd like уоu to come.

0h, Alisonl
... if thafs all right.
То the sheraton?

Yes. ItЪ paid fоr, and
sогt of а works do.

eveфhing, its

Aah ...
What? No ...

0h, dear, you sajd, it's поt this
Saturday?
Yes, oh, p[ease. соmе оп,
funI

itlt, it'tl

Ье

Е1 look I ... I'd [ove to, (Rjght) but
чпfоrtчпаtе[у, I've got, I've got to
prepare а presentation for work, it's,
for, for Monday, 150 people. Еrm ...

its

We[t, уоu could Leave уочr work ti[[
Sunday, апd work really hard оп Sunday.
I'm afraid mу stepson's coming over оп
Sunday, it's, е1 it's опе of these
weekends ... oh what а shame, I'd Love
to have ...

how
peopLe use the рhопе. I think in the past,
Wоmеп spent mоrе time on the рhопе,
but поw, I think mеп do, and I'[[ te[L you
what it is - I think its mobiLe phones,

I аm so sorryI
He[Lo!

How [ovely to see youl
Lovely to see youl Are you a[L right?
0h, fiпе. I got hоrriЬlу stuck in traffic
оп the way in, absolute[y terrib[e, and,
and there's nowhere to park round here,
is there?

I know, I know, its terrible. I've had to

Ьесачsе mеп Love walking around town

thinking theyte busy, оп the mobi[e

Ju

park miles away.

М
А
W

Forget it, just [efs. Let's just forget it.
Forget it! ALt right.
Good evening.

five streets away,
actua[Ly, I think. So, and I ... I'm оп а
meter which I'[t possibly have to check

А/М Helto.
W Сап I get уоu а drink?
Еr, what are

уоu having?

Еrm, I've just got а. а glass of w,iпе
hеrе.

I ... по, I'm driving back. I think

еrm, I'L[ have ап оrапgе juice.
Just ап orange juice ...

38

0h, actually, Ьеfоrе I forget, 'cos I know

10.8

1

WetL, I'm about, about

W

А

2

Jo I think there's Ьееп а change about

А

А

М
А
М

А

No.

I was wопdеriпg if you'd [ike to see а fi[m.

А
М

М
А
м
А

Not as glamorous.

10.6

М

М
А

Ьоri пg.

Do уоu fancy going out for а mеа[ tonight?
How about coming over for а drink this
even,ing?

А
М
А
М
А

А

unit ten

I'l,t,

Jo

phoning Lots of реор[е, and I bet if уоu
added that time up, mеп would spend
lопgеr оп the рhопе than wоmеп.
But, сап I just say that the conversations
are not as [ong, so if we're talking how
much time реор[е spend оп the рhопе,
women definitely spend lопgеr оп the
рhопе than mеп because they have long
chats, Long conversations,
I agree in опе conversation, but I bet if
уоu added uр ...


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