Conversaciones en un Autobús

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

Old Woman and Old Man

STEP 1

Listening for gist (general understanding)

In this first step, you will listen through this conversation between an old woman and an old man onboard the bus. Don't worry about understanding every word they are saying. Just try to understand the general meaning. 

These questions can help you:
-   What are they talking about?
-   What physical problem has the old woman?
-   Why does she exasperate him?

Now, relax and start listening to the audio file ...  

Click on PLAY

While listening to the audio we suggest you take notes (keywords, attitudes, etc.) in the blank space below. When the audio ends, write a brief review of the conversation (about 30 words is more than enough) in the blank space. Then click on ANSWER to check out your writing:

   ANSWER

 

STEP 2

Listening for comprehension

In this second step, try to do the activity below while you listen to the audio and without stopping it. You must choose the same alternative mentioned during the dialogue. Then click on ANSWER to check it out.

1.  He called her 

2.  That's certainly 

3.  She thinks people are

4.  But she said someone had

ANSWER

Now, please CLICK HERE FOR STEP 3. You will find there the full transcription
of the conversation together with interesting glossaries and notes.

 

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