Airport Evacuation Announcement

12 Jan

In an airport in Cambodia, I heard an alarm come on and the following emergency announcement. Normally, you should listen to the announcement and follow instructions – not record it for future use as an English language learning activity. But … Read More »

Eavesdropping at a Party

1 Dec

Let’s eavesdrop on a party. You’ll have to dig out phrases from the background noise. Write them down as you listen (best done in pairs so that learners can help each other). Some phrases are loud and clear and some … Read More »

Sounds Of Celebration

14 Nov

You’re going to hear the sounds of Victory Day celebration in Vladivostok (May 9, 2004). Above the background sounds you will hear three native English speakers reciting a list of 15 words that have to do with this day. They … Read More »