A good friend of English Across The Pond, Sa’eed from Saudi Arabia, joins us for a special bonus episode. Sa’eed tells us how he was able to become so amazing at communicating in English and what he thinks the best thing is about being an English teacher.
The wi-fi signal wasn’t always the best and so it can be a little difficult to hear the conversation in places but we hope you enjoy this bonus episode :)
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2 “Listening For…” Exercise
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3 Gap-Fill Exercise
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4 Comprehension Questions
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9 Answer Key
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