Now let’s put the sound back on and play the clip again.
a. How close did you come to guessing what the speaker actually said?
b. What is Tricia’s attitude towards her colleague?
c. Listen again (8:49 to 10:32). What are the features of the language Tricia uses to talk about Hugh’s routine?
- choice of tense
- sentence structures.
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Discuss: Where do Tricia and Hugh work, and what do you think they do for a job? Is it a lifestyle you’d envy?
Present: Using the video clip as a model, describe the typical daily routine of someone you know.