Micro-listening #17

by | Last updated Apr 19, 2019 | Redundancy | 0 comments

Micro-listening #17

by | Last updated Apr 19, 2019 | Redundancy | 0 comments

Micro-listenings are quick dictations and drills to help you develop your listening skills.

Listen as many times as you need to, and try to fill in as many gaps as you can.

Source

This clip is from an episode of the Delicious podcast, which you will enjoy if you like listening to conversations about food! This clip is from an interview with chef Tom Kerridge, talking about his approach to writing his cookbooks.Photo by Eaters Collective on Unsplash

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English (Westcountry)

It's get , and , you know, .
It's people to get cook and yourself and, and be, you know, dishes.
It's encouraging people to get and cook and it for yourself and, and new things and be, you know, dishes.

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...it's about encouraging people to get out...

This is a useful [spu popup="29146"]verb pattern[/spu] to notice (and one which people often make a mistake with): to encourage sb to do sth. e.g. I encouraged my friend to buy travel insurance before going on his ski trip.

 

...and be, you know, different dishes...

This is an example of [spu popup="29140"]redundancy[/spu]. The speaker begins a new idea (...and be...) but then adds something to the previous idea (try new dishes).

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Micro-listening #17

by | Last updated Apr 19, 2019 | Redundancy | 0 comments

Micro-listenings are quick dictations and drills to help you develop your listening skills.

Listen as many times as you need to, and try to fill in as many gaps as you can.

Source

This clip is from an episode of the Delicious podcast, which you will enjoy if you like listening to conversations about food! This clip is from an interview with chef Tom Kerridge, talking about his approach to writing his cookbooks.Photo by Eaters Collective on Unsplash

Accent

English (Westcountry)

It's get , and , you know, .
It's people to get cook and yourself and, and be, you know, dishes.
It's encouraging people to get and cook and it for yourself and, and new things and be, you know, dishes.

About the sentence

...it's about encouraging people to get out...

This is a useful [spu popup="29146"]verb pattern[/spu] to notice (and one which people often make a mistake with): to encourage sb to do sth. e.g. I encouraged my friend to buy travel insurance before going on his ski trip.

 

...and be, you know, different dishes...

This is an example of [spu popup="29140"]redundancy[/spu]. The speaker begins a new idea (...and be...) but then adds something to the previous idea (try new dishes).

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