Current News

 

Practice the sentences

Listen to the dialogue and continue with the correct response.
Did you hear about the story of the missing politician?en
No I didn't. What happened?en
 
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    • They think he got abducted.en
       
    • I think he likes sports.en
       
    • Maybe she is happy.en
       
 
 
I think this article is very biased.en
Did you fact check it?en
 
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    • Yes, I love holidays.en
       
    • I need a new jacket.en
       
    • No, not really.en
       
 
 
Do you read the newspaper?en
Every morning with breakfast.en
 
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    • Where are you from?en
       
    • Which newspaper do you read?en
       
    • When did you get back?en
       
 
 
 
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Practice the phrases

Build the sentence by clicking on the words.
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Learn the dialog

Listen to the dialogue while reading the text.
Have you seen the story about the crazy cow on the news?en
I have no idea what you are talking about.en
They just said on the news that a cow is loose in town and stealing people's food.en
A cow stealing food? You shouldn't believe everything you see on TV.en
It's true! They also had a video clip showing the cow running around.en
If it is actually true then that's quite interesting news. Where did the cow come from?en
They don't know yet. Nobody has claimed it missing.en
What station did you see this on?en
It was on Channel 3.en
This sounds like just the story for Channel 3. They never show any actual news.en
You are right. Channel 3 is definitely more entertaining than informative.en
Well, I hope they catch the cow and bring it back to where it belongs.en
 

Practice the dialog

Complete the dialogue.
 
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  •   Have you seen the  
      about the crazy cow on the news?
     
 
 
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  •   I have no  
      what you are talking about.
     
 
 
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  •   They just said on the  
      that a cow is loose in town and stealing people's food.
     
 
 
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  •   A cow stealing food? You shouldn't  
      everything you see on TV.
     
 
 
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  •   It's true! They also had a  
      clip showing the cow running around.
     
 
 
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  •   If it is actually  
      then that's quite interesting news. Where did the cow come from?
     
 
 
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  •   They don't  
      yet. Nobody has claimed it missing.
     
 
 
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  •   What  
      did you see this on?
     
 
 
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  •   It was on  
      3.
     
 
 
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  •   This sounds like just the story for Channel 3. They never show any  
      news.
     
 
 
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  •   You are right. Channel 3 is definitely  
      entertaining than informative.
     
 
 
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  •   Well, I hope they catch the cow and bring it  
      to where it belongs.
     
 
 
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Practice Listening

Listen to the dialogue and choose the matching statement.
 
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    • She is reading a newspaper on Saturdays.en
       
    • She doesn't read the paper on Sundays.en
       
    • She is reading a newspaper on the weekend.en
       
 
 
 
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    • They both like to read the newspaper in the morning.en
       
    • He doesn't have time because of work.en
       
    • He spills his coffee on the newspaper every morning.en
       
 
 
 
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    • She thinks elections are very imperfect.en
       
    • She thinks elections are important.en
       
    • They want to work for important elections.en
       
 
 
 
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Speak the dialogue

Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
David
Have you seen the story about the crazy cow on the news?en
You
I have no idea what you are talking about. en
They just said on the news that a cow is loose in town and stealing people's food.en
A cow stealing food? You shouldn't believe everything you see on TV. en
It's true! They also had a video clip showing the cow running around.en
If it is actually true then that's quite interesting news. Where did the cow come from? en
They don't know yet. Nobody has claimed it missing.en
What station did you see this on? en
It was on Channel 3.en
This sounds like just the story for Channel 3. They never show any actual news. en
You are right. Channel 3 is definitely more entertaining than informative.en
Well, I hope they catch the cow and bring it back to where it belongs. en
Speak your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialogue (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Have you seen the story about the crazy cow on the news? en
Ashlee
I have no idea what you are talking about.en
They just said on the news that a cow is loose in town and stealing people's food. en
A cow stealing food? You shouldn't believe everything you see on TV.en
It's true! They also had a video clip showing the cow running around. en
If it is actually true then that's quite interesting news. Where did the cow come from?en
They don't know yet. Nobody has claimed it missing. en
What station did you see this on?en
It was on Channel 3. en
This sounds like just the story for Channel 3. They never show any actual news.en
You are right. Channel 3 is definitely more entertaining than informative. en
Well, I hope they catch the cow and bring it back to where it belongs.en
 
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