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Listening to Accented English

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In American universities, an RA is an older student who lives in a dorm with younger students and helps them with academic and social problems. RA: George, you've been looking tired. I'm starting to g…

In American universities, an RA is an older student who lives in a dorm with younger students and helps them with academic and social problems.

RA: George, you've been looking tired. I'm starting to get worried. Are you all right?

GEORGE: Oh, I haven't been sleeping well. I'm so worried about my exams.

RA: Exams can be scary, especially in your first year. Have you gone to tutoring at the library?

GEORGE: No - what is that?

RA: They have tutors there for every subject, from 4 pm to 10 pm. It might really help you.

GEORGE: That sounds perfect; I'll go tonight. Thank you!

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In the conversation in the lesson between George and his RA, why does the RA say, 'Exams can be scary'?

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1. In the conversation in the lesson between George and the RA, why is George not sleeping well?

2. In the conversation in the lesson between George and the RA, how does George react to his RA's suggestion of tutoring?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo gauge your understanding of how to understand speakers with non-American accents. You will be quizzed on your comprehension of a passage spoken in a non-American accent.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Understanding non-American accents
  • Paying attention to context of unfamiliar words
  • Listening to accented English

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast American and non-American accents
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding listening to non-American accents
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a passage spoken in a non-American accent

Additional Learning

To learn more about comprehending English spoken in a non-American accent, review the corresponding lesson called Listening to Accented English. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand the speech of non-American English speakers
  • Appreciate context as a tool for recognizing unfamiliar words
  • Practice understanding a sample passage spoken in a non-American accent
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