Dictagloss 1_17 The Enemy Man
Discuss these questions with a friend if you can
Is it right to wear a fur coat?
Should bags mad with crocodile skin be banned?
Why are some animal species becoming extinct?
It's best to work with someone else on this exercise
You are going to listen to a short passage about finding a job.
Here are some of the words you will hear. You can double click on a word for its definition
to club, skin, ivory, to track down, to hunt, species, to endanger, fashion
Play the passage 2 or 3 times making notes but don't just reproduce it.
Then, together, discuss your notes and agree on a re-construction of the passage without listening again.
This is not a dictation; you are not expected to reproduce the passage exactly.
The idea is that your writing is grammatically correct and conveys the meaning of the passage.
When you have submitted your text press on the button below to see the original passage.
Here are some grammar questions about the reading.
click on the question to see my answer.