Improve your understanding of English pronunciation with a conversation about two friend planning a picnic.
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Directions: Listen to the conversation and fill in the expression that you hear.
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Directions: Listen to the conversation and choose the expression that you hear.
You will hear the conversation three times - at normal speed, at slow speed, and at normal speed again.
This is the first time. Listen and answer the questions - true or false.
MIKE: Hi Aron. What are you doing this Saturday?
ARON: Hi Mike. Nothing special. What do you have in mind?
MIKE: The weather has been so nice. I want to have a big picnic. What do you think?
ARON: That’s a great idea. Who do you want to invite?
MIKE: Well, how about Marcus, Anna, Kathleen, and Sarah?
ARON: Oh. I don’t know about Kathleen. She will want to bring her dogs.
MIKE: Okay. We can tell her only one dog.
ARON: And Sarah will want to play her guitar.
MIKE: Oh right. She just started taking lessons, and she still isn’t very good. I’ll ask her not to bring it.
ARON: So what do we need to bring?
MIKE: Lots of everything! What do you like to eat?
ARON: Oh, all the usual things. Chicken, fruit, chips, cookies, beer. You know, talking about food is making me hungry.
MIKE: Me, too! What do you say to going for a hamburger?
ARON: What do you think? Let's go!
This is the second time. Listen and fill in or choose the correct expression.
This is the third time. Listen and check what you filled in or chose.