Study the powerpoint to learn this week’s idioms.
Now that you are a little more familiar with the idioms, listen to the dialogue. First, listen to the dialogue recorded at a slow pace:
Now listen to the same recording at at slightly faster pace:
Can you hear the idioms? Listen again.
Now, read the script of the dialog. Listen to the dialog again. This is one of the best ways to build your listening skills!
|Len:||This new computer is getting way out of hand!|
|Natalia:||Hey, what’s going on?|
|Len:||Hi Natalia, my computer keeps crashing. Can you lend me a hand with this?|
|Natalia:||I think so. Do you have the manual on hand?|
|Len:||No, I’m sorry I don’t. I meant to bring it in to the office today but I forgot it at home.|
|Natalia:||No worries! I know these computers like the back of my hand!|
|Len:||Thank you so much! I was about to wash my hands of this thing!|
Now take a moment to study these flashcards and some other activities!
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