Use NPR.org to develop listening comprehension

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Choose an interview or news item and set yourself the task of summarizing the main ideas/information. “All Things Considered” is a good programme to use. Try this one for example – there’s a typescript you can use to check you ideas. http://www.npr.org/sections/deceptivecadence/2014/09/28/350911062/an-inviting-apocalypse-john-luther-adams-on-become-ocean

THIS LOVE IS NOT FOR COWARDS – By Robert Andrew Powell

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THIS LOVE IS NOT FOR COWARDS By Robert Andrew Powell Before the publication of Fever Pitch, Nick Hornby’s autobiographical account of being a football supporter, “the beautiful game” was not really considered a subject for serious writing. Football books were either ghosted biographies of stars and managers, or celebrations of particular clubs. Since Hornby, a […]