A2 · B1 · Listening · songs

Jeff Lynne’s ELO When I Was a Boy

The song I have chosen here is  a song by Jeff Lynne ‘When I was a boy’ to learn how to speak about the past, the dreams and the hopes we had as children. As the lyrics say, the person singing says that as a boy all he really wanted to do was to pick up his guitar and play music. Money wasn’t important because there were other things that made him happy, like listening to the radio and dreaming about his future.

What dreams did you have when you were a child?

B1 · Listening

What’s your boss like?

boss

What Is your employer/boss like? Is she/he nice and understanding? Or do you feel that your  employer is too demanding?

This listening activity is  a revision of the personality adjectives and work vocabulary that we’ve been looking at these days. Good listening and good practice!