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Dictagloss 2_4 Life on the outside

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Discuss these questions with a friend if you can

Imagine a prisoner that has just been released after 3 years in jail for burglary.
What useful skills do you think he might have?
Should prisoners have access to education?

Dictagloss Exercise

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

You are going to listen to a short passage about newspapers.
Here are some of the words you will hear. You can double click on a word for its definition

culture, variety, to admit, to conceal, a great deal, stigma

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.

Present Continuous

Each sentence below has a verb in the present simple form. Read each sentence and then change it to the present continuous.

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