Unit 53. Fifty? No, Fifteen!
|When we hear an error and we correct it, we 'underline' the correct
information. Listen to this conversation. Notice how Sid 'underlines'
the words which Joe has heard incorrectly.
If only a part of a word or phrase is not heard correctly, we
'underline' only that part when we correct. Listen to these examples.
|Read this phone conversation. Notice the words which are 'underlined' by A and decide whether В says phrase a or phrase b. Underline the correct answer. Then listen and check.
A: Hello Joe, I'm coming to visit next month.
Example: B: You're coming a this month? b next week?
A: No, next month. Can you meet me? I'll be on the evening plane.
1 B: On the a morning plane? b evening train?
A: No no. On the evening plane. On Sunday the third.
2 B: On a Sunday the first? b Monday the third?
A: No no, Sunday the third. At nine fifteen.
3 B: At a five fifteen? b nine fifty?
A: No no, nine fifteen. You'll know it's me. I'll have a blue jacket.
4 B: A a new jacket? b blue packet?
A: No no, a blue jacket. See you there. Bye.
|Read these short conversations. Which syllable do you think the speaker will stress in the third fine? Underline it
Key.1 A: No, the bathroom!
2 A: No, he's retired!
3 A: No, a bookshelf.
4 A: No, I said impossible!
5 A: No, downstairs!
Example: A: I disagree with you.
B: You agree?
A: No, I disagree!
1 A: He's in the bathroom.
B: In the bedroom?
A: No, the bathroom!
2 A: My father's retired.
B: Why is he tired?
A: No, he's retired!
3 A: I bought a bookshelf.
B: A bookshop?
A: No, a bookshelf!
4 A: But that's impossible!
B: You think it's possible?
A: No, I said impossible!
5 A: The kitchen's downstairs.
A: No, downstairs!
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