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Listening Comprehension of the day – The history of English

http://www.englishcentral.com/video/13147/the-history-of-english-chapter-2-the-norman-conque

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Listening comprehension of the day – Richard Branson

http://www.englishcentral.com/video/20221/sir-richard-bransons-guide-to-getting-lucky

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Song of the day – Pixie Lott – Boys and Girls

Click on the link to lyrics training and choose easy, medium or hard and fill in the blanks! good luck!

http://www.lyricstraining.com/play/9149/pixie_lott/boys_and_girls

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Listening comprehension of the day – Lance Armstrong confesses to Oprah

http://www.englishcentral.com/video/19483/lance-armstrongs-confession-to-oprah

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Listening Comprehension of the day – The power of smiling

http://www.englishcentral.com/video/12173/the-power-of-smiling

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Listening of the day – Big train – comedy – do you speak English?

http://www.englishcentral.com/video/11836/do-you-speak-english

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Listening comprehension of the day – I have a dream – Martin Luther King

http://www.englishcentral.com/video/10136/i-have-a-dream

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Listening comprehension – Steve Jobs

http://www.englishcentral.com/video/10240/steve-jobs-what-is-truly-important

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Listening comprehension answers – Friday 19th April


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22213357

Where is it? Louisiana USA

Who is it about? Local people

What is it about? the effects of the oil spill 3 years ago

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What is the result of adverts by BP? tourism has bounced back and sea food industry

How much have the spent on the response and clean up? more than 14 billion dollars

How much have the spent on claims? 11 billion dollars

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-22213357

Where is it?

Who is it about?

What is it about?

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What is the result of adverts by BP?

How much have the spent on the response and clean up?

How much have the spent on claims?

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Hired – employed

to get rid of something – throw something away

deteriorated – got worse

tremendous amount – a lot

the bottom line -the line at the bottom of a financial report that shows the net profit or loss

to wrap something up – to finish/to close something

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