As always, after the interview we have a lesson explaining some of the key words and vocabulary that you will have heard in context as well as answers to the questions below. Take the quiz below as your listening and see how many you can answer.
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I. Vocabulary and Expressions
(The words and terms are in order of when you will hear them)
Curiously – (Fluency Builder) Use this when you’re about to say something that sounds like it doesn’t make much sense.
Word-of-mouth – (Vocabulary) people know about your work by other people talking about you
A must – (noun) Something that’s mandatory
A rough draft– (vocabulary) the first time you write something
I mean – (Fluency builder)
It seems like – (Expression)
A visual person– (Expression) when you learn by seeing
To play arole– (Expression)
To make love – (Expression) to have sex
Did you catch any other phrasal verbs or expressions you like? Write them here.
Listen to the podcast (again if necessary) and fill in the blanks and answer the questions based on what you heard in the episode. Use the expressions above to help you.
- “Do you write an outline, or do you just start writing a ___________________?”
- “____________, our clients have been satisfied with our work.”
- “These ideas have to appear in the final text. This is _____________________.
- “________________, I work for a promotional company, but I don’t do promotional work for myself.”
- “So, you find most of your clients by ________________.”
- “_______________ you’re a very visual person.”
- What are the two important parts of Isabel’s writing process?