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Day 4. Get Tim's latest tip!

Episode 201008 / 08 Oct 2020

Welcome to Day 4

THIS IS THE PROGRAMME YOU NEED TO COMPLETE TIM'S TASK

Tim's homework

Yesterday we learned about listening for specific information. How did Amanda describe Daniel? She said he was nice, attractive, charismatic, genuine - and that they had a lot in common, or lots of common ground.

For today, you’ll need a pen and paper. You can download our tip and make notes on the worksheet. Tim's got a classic horror story for you - Frankenstein. Storytelling is a great way to improve your listening. You become used to the rhythms of spoken English, get gripped by the story and pick up lots of useful vocabulary.

DOWNLOAD THE TIP AND WORKSHEET FOR MAKING NOTES

Listening task

Decide what order events happened in this classic horror story. Listen to the story, and see if you are right. Come back tomorrow to check your answers.

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In what order did those events happen in the story you listened to? Join Tim tomorrow for the answers. You'll be able to find a link to Day 5 on our homepage on Friday 9th October. 

Did you miss any of the other days? Don't worry. You can find them here: Day 1, Day 2, Day 3.

For more listening practice from stories, try one of our many dramas.

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