Saturday, 15 August 2009

Vidcast 13 {The Mistake} 'Pepper and salt?'

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Hotch Potch English - The Mega-Minute Vidcast - No.13

Watch the Mega Minute Vidcast, read the text, and try to understand as much as possible.

Don't worry if you don't understand everything - just listening to real English is a FANTASTIC way to improve..!

Practise as you listen:

do a dictation: write down everything & check below
listen and repeat: speak until your English accent is perfect!
learn by heart: remember everything and impress your friends!

Vidcast Script:

Intro: Hotch Potch English: The Mega Minute! One minute, one mistake explained from Hotch Potch English (dot com).

(The English are really very strange... look!)

'Could you pass me the pepper and salt, please?'

'Ahhh, I'm sorry?'

'Yes... the pepper and salt...'


'Could you pass me the salt and pepper please?'

'Ahhhhh, the salt and pepper! Yes, of course. Here you are.'

'When I go to Britain, my favourite food is chips and fish!'

'Chips and fish... hmm...'

'Chips and fish - no?'

'I'm afraid I don't understand...'

'When I go to Britain, my favourite food is... fish and chips!'

'Ahh, fish and chips - of course! Me too!'

'You know I'm a photographer, and my favourite type of photography is... white and black!.

'White and black...'

'Yes, white and black photography, you know...?'

'Err, no, I don't know.'

'My favourite type of photography is... black and white!'

'Ahh, black and white photography. Now I understand!'

(I told you the English were very strange!)

Outro: Hotch Potch English dot com: The Mega Minute!

That's all for today!

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Vidcast 13 {The Mistake} ~ 'Pepper and salt?'
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