1.1 Useful language for Part 1


Listen to the following sentences and phrases:

Phrase Audio Phonetics
When I was at school...
I used to...
We'd have a lot of fun.


Practise recording the phrases below:

Now answer the following question:

  • Can you tell me about the secondary/primary school you went to?


Now listen carefully to the following phrases:

Phrase/sentence Audio Phonetics
At the moment...
I usually...
I wake up early every day.

Practise recording yourself:

Now tell me about your work or studies that you are doing now. Try and speak for 45 seconds:    

Look at a selection of phrases referring to the future:

Phrase Audio Phonetics
In the future...
I'll definitely...
There's a good chance I might.

Practise saying these phrases:

Now answer the following question:

  • What are you planning to do this weekend?
Try and speak for 30 seconds.

Now consider the pronunciation of the following phrases:

Phrase Audio Phonetics
I'd be able to...
I wouldn't want...
I could do...

Your turn now. Try and say these phrases with the pronunciation features we've been looking at.

Now answer the following question:

  • What kind of job would you like to have in the future?
Try and speak for 30 seconds.

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