Listening & scripts

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If someone asks you if your ears were burning, they aren't asking you if your ears were on fire. They don't want to know if flames were coming out of your ears. They are telling you that they have been talking about you in your absence. Were your ears burning last night? We were talking about you. Listen to these two conversations. Sarah is chatting to her brother Mark, and Penny is chatting to her best friend, Donna. Listen to what they say.
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Angela and Harry are catching up on each other’s news, and sharing some thoughts on a serious issue.
London is home to some historic shops: Harrods and Selfridges, for example, are famous department stores. Another shop to see and be seen is Fortnum and Mason store. Listen to Mr Fortnum and Mr Mason themselves as the tell us about their famous shop in London.
London is home to some historic shops: Harods and Selfridges, for example, are famous department stores. Another shop to see and be seen is Fortumn and Masion store.
Listen to these two conversations about the situations that have started to fall apart, and there’s nothing you can do to fix them.
These two conversations about the situations that have started to fall apart, and there’s nothing you can do to fix them.
If you have some spare time one morning this weekend, why not treat yourself and your family to a special breakfast? Here are two of our favourite recipes.
If you have some spare time one morning this weekend, why not treat yourself and your family to a special breakfast? Here are two of our favourite recipes.
We asked four people what they would do if there was an extra day next week. They could do exactly what they want with it. What would you do?
We asked four people what they would do if there was an extra day next week. They could do exactly what they want with it. What would you do?
Sometimes someone will criticise an activity they’ve never tried.