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Listen to a high school teacher talking. Then, answer the questions that follow by choosing the best answer. You can click on “Read the words” to see the speaker’s words if necessary.

Read the words

I've been teaching for thirty years, and I've always done a very good job. However, I'm having some trouble in my class right now. You see, my school just spent a lot of money on computer games, and now I have to use these games in my class. I'm not very good with computers, and as a result, I've had to work many extra hours to try to figure out how to use the games. Of course, I still don't know how to solve the technical problems that come up when the students are using the computers, so a lot of class time is wasted. The way I see it, computer games just don't belong in the classroom.

  1. Which word or phrase does the speaker use to show that he is going to talk about a difference?

  2. Which difference does the speaker talk about?

  3. Which word or phrase does the speaker use to show that he is going to talk about cause and effect?

  4. Which cause and effect does the speaker talk about?

  5. Which phrase does the speaker use to show that he is going to express his opinion?

  6. Which of the following opinions does the speaker express?