Dictagloss Exercise

It's best to work with someone else on this exercise

You are going to listen to some sentences about a rent strike.

Here are some of the words you will hear. You can double click on a word for its definition

resident, to hold (a meeting), housing complex, to refuse, to repair, to meet (a request), to carry out, to claim, at risk

Play the passage 2 or 3 times making notes but don't just reproduce it.
Then 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 questions about the reading.

click on the question to see an answer.


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