GETTING OLD: “TRADING AGES” BBC DOCUMENTARY (B2.2) (OPTIONAL)

IN OUR LAST LESSON WE TALKED ABOUT COVID-19 AND HOW THE ELDERLY ARE PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE ….BUT HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE OLD?

THIS IS THE FIRST EPISODE OF THE BBC DOCUMENTARY  “TRADING AGES” WHERE TWO YOUNG PEOPLE FIND OUT HOW IT FEELS TO BE OLD.

IT´S AUTHENTIC MATERIAL, SO, DON´T PANIC AS  YOU´RE NOT SUPPOSED TO UNDERSTAND EVERY SINGLE WORD. HOWEVER YOU WILL BE ABLE TO ANSWER SOME OF THE QUESTIONS BELOW

  1. WHAT´S KAROLINE OBSSESSED WITH?
  2. WHAT CITY DOES TH EXPERIMENT TAKE PLACE IN?
  3. HOW OLD IS HER BOYFRIEND?
  4. WHAT DOES SHE DO FOR A LIVING?
  5. HOW LONG WILL THE EXPERIMENT LAST?
  6. IS SHE ALLOWED TO KEEP HER CAR AND MOBILE PHONE?
  7. WHAT´S THE NAME OF THE CHARITY SHOP?
  8. HOW OLD IS THE ELDERLY WOMAN WORKING THERE?
  9. WHAT DOES SHE DO EVERY DAY TO STAY HEALTHY?
  10. HOW DOES  KAROLINE FEEL AT THE END OF HER FIRST DAY AS A WOMAN IN HER 70s?

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO DO MORE DETAILED LISTENING COMPREHENSION, YOU CAN ALSO TRY THE EXERCISES BELOW WITH THE ANSWERS (from EFL TAKEAWAYS)

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Posted on November 19, 2020, in GOTTA WATCH IT, LISTENING COMPREHENSION and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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