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University Programs
Basic Level
I. Pre-Listening Exercises
II. Listening Exercises
IIII. Post-Listening Exercises

1. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]
What things are important to you in choosing a university program? Here are some ideas. Pick the top five points and discuss them with a partner.

  1. cost
  2. types of majors and degrees
  3. reputation of programs
  4. quality of teachers
  5. location
  6. activities and campus environment
  7. campus facilities
  8. financial aid opportunities
  9. admission rate
  10. graduation rate
  11. job placement results

- This university offers degrees in computer science.
- Why did you choose this university? laptop

2. Listening Exercises [Top]
Listen by pressing the Play button. Then, select the best response for each sentence or question.

Example: (You hear): How many people are in your family?

You see these responses: A. Four people. OR B. They don't live year.

The best response is A. Four people.

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1. (You hear) ________________________.
A. She really likes school.
B. She's studying Spanish.

2. (You hear) ________________________.
A. About 16 credits right now.
B. I need 10 more credits to graduate.

3. (You hear) ________________________.
A. Oh, how come?
B. When is your class?

4. (You hear) ________________________.
A. That's good to know.
B. Yes, it was very short.

5. (You hear) ________________________.
A. I dropped classes last week.
B. I'm going to register next week.

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Correct answers:

Listen to the sentences again as you read the Quiz Script.

3. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]
Discuss what you want to study at a college or university and what kind of job you want to have in the future? If you have already graduated from college, then describe your choice of schools and share your experiences as a student there.

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