Lesson 2 - L&S, Functions, Pronunciation - URBAN LIFE

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Listen to several opinions about living in a big city. Match the speakers to the advantages listed below:


Speaker 1. “Living in a city is very convenient. Everything you need is so close by: work, stores school for children, restaurants and theatres.

Speaker 2. “You don’t even need a car. The public transportation gets you everywhere you need to go and much faster.”

Speaker 3. “There are so many people everywhere, on the subway, on the bus, on the street, especially during rush hours. I really miss the open space.”

Speaker 4. “I can’t stand this constant noise. I can hardly hear myself think.”

Speaker 5. “The property is so expensive, even when you’re only renting it. In fact, all the prices are much higher than in a small town.”

Speaker 6. “There is so much buzz and action. All these places to go to and people to see. You can never be bored.”

Speaker 7. “One thing that really bothers me is the vandalism. Can’t the authority do something about broken park benches, jammed parking meters and the walls of buildings covered with graffiti?

  • Ćwiczenie 1 aqm

Read /Listen to four brief extracts from the Harry Potter novels in which Hogwarts professors of magic praise or criticize their students, Harry Potter and Neville Longbottom. Decide if the student is being praised or criticized, and write down the actual words used by the teacher: