Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Audio and Reading: Why are animals getting fatter?

A2, B1, B2

Animals all around the world are getting fatter, but it's not just a question of lifestyle. In this audio programme from the VOA Special English site, you will learn about other possible causes recently discovered. These include a virus which could also be linked to weight gain in humans. The programme is written in simplified American English and the presenters speak slowly . There are also exercises to help you with vocabulary, reading and listening comprehension. Total activity time: 25 minutes to 1 hour.


Task: 1 Listen to the audio without reading the transcript. 2 Go down the page, read the transcript and listen again. 3 Do the five exercises top right.

Go to the activity here.

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