Listening exercise: « The Suspect »

Listen to the text and answer the questions below Vocabulary: meeting => réunion detective dialog eat => manger finish => terminer meantime => pendant ce temps rang (past of ring) => sonner thought (past of think) => penser watch => regarder attentivement work (verb) => fonctionner Adapted from an example found in "Focus on Grammar, Longman, 1994" … Lire la suite de Listening exercise: « The Suspect »

Listening exercise: « The Life of Louis Armstrong »

Listen to the text and answer the questions below   Vocabulary: audience brass band -> harmonie (orchestre) firing a gun hit song -> Chanson à succès musician nickname racial steamboat ragtime -> a musical style that was popular around 1900 "Satchmo" = contraction of "satchel mouth" skill spent most of his time surround troublemaker trumpet … Lire la suite de Listening exercise: « The Life of Louis Armstrong »

Listening exercise: « Edgar Allan Poe – A Short Bio »

Listen to the text and answer the questions below New vocabulary: born => est né century => siècle died => est décédé emerging => émergeant famous => célèbre earn a living => gagner (mériter) sa vie career => carrière most of => la plupart de publish => publier switch => changer, transférer prose => prose … Lire la suite de Listening exercise: « Edgar Allan Poe – A Short Bio »

Listening exercise: « Traffic Report »

Listen to the text and answer the questions below New vocabulary: authorities -> government officials that have the power to make decisions commute -> to travel regularly between your home and your work congestion -> being full of something emergency -> a serious event that need immediate action expect -> to think or believe that … Lire la suite de Listening exercise: « Traffic Report »

Listening exercise: « Newscast »

Listen to the text and answer the questions below New vocabulary: born => (adj) venu au monde defenseman => défenseur fitness consultant => kinésiologue forward => avant goalie => gardien de buts to happen => survenir, se produire local press conference sextuplets software engineer story => reportage (dans ce contexte) to stand => se tenir … Lire la suite de Listening exercise: « Newscast »