Listening & scripts

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Joanne and her parents went to Tokyo last week, and today she is talking to her friend Janet all about it.
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The next time you wash your hands in a public bathroom in a shopping mall, look carefully at the options you have to dry your wet hands.
Listen to the astonishing story of an octopus Inky and his disappearance.
A jumble sale is an event where people raise money for a charity at a club by selling second-hand clothes, books and other items. Rose and Tommy are the chair and the deputy chair of St James’ School English Club. Listen to their conversation and then answer the questions.
A jumble sale is an event where people raise money for a charity at a club by selling second-hand clothes, books and other items. Rose and Tommy are the chair and the deputy chair of St James’ School English Club.
If someone blows their own trumpet, they boast about their talents and achievements. They never stop telling you how good they are at doing something. Listen to these two conversations about two people who have been blowing their own trumpet.
If someone blows their own trumpet, they boast about their talents and achievements. They never stop telling you how good they are at doing something. These two conversations are about two people who have been blowing their own trumpet.
Listen to this radio news report about a dramatic rescue mission and then answer the questions.
This radio news report is about a dramatic rescue mission.
Sam is doing an English project on the topic of happiness. What makes people happy? When are they happy? Are people really happy when they say they are? As part of his project, he asked three different people if they were looking forward to anything, what this was and how happy it made them.
'To dilly-dally' is to waste time, especially by being slow, or by not being able to come to a decision. These two conversations. In the first one, Penny and her flat-mate Rose are getting ready to go to a spa for a weekend break. In the second one, Mr Chong, the managing director of a hotel, is...