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Listen to James Fenton reading the first part of his poem “Jerusalem”. Every 4th word of the text is missing. Can you fill in the 11 blanks. Answers in the comments box below. Stone cries to ___(1)___, Heart to heart, ___(2)___ to stone, And ___(3)___ interrogation will not ___(4)___ For there is ___(5)___ eternalContinue reading “Jerusalem”
It happens often that I have students who are very good at grammar, writing and speaking. However, when it comes to doing a listening task, they panic. Why is this? The problem is that they expect to hear each and every word spoken clearly. The truth is, a native speaker doesn’t talk this way. LearnersContinue reading “Short forms”
All you need is 3 minutes. Listen to (and if you want, read) this BBC podcast and learn a new idiom: MAKE A SCENE. Use the language Maybe we don’t like to admit it but we all make a scene some time in our lives. Go on, be brave; one time when you made aContinue reading “MAKE A SCENE”
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All you need is 3 minutes. Listen to (and read) this BBC podcast and learn a new idiom: HAVE A BALL. Use the language Well, tell me about the time you had a ball! When was it, where and why?