You’ll improve your listening today because we’re going back to our school days to remember some of the great, and not so great, times we had when we were at school.
Voice message from Sonia from Cataluña who was in Berlin
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Would you fancy going on a camping or motorhome holiday?
Voice message Montse from Barcelona
to relieve yourself, to defecate
rear – bum, backside
a jaw-dropping experience
to play a prank (on someone)
primary school, secondary school, high school, comprehensive school, grammar school, state school, public school = a type of private school in the UK, boarding school
headteacher, headmaster, headmistress, principal
a period, a double period
first former, lower sixth former, upper sixth former, etc.
prefect, head boy/girl
in detention, keep behind (after school)
a swot, to swot up on something, swotty
the class bully
to play truant / to bunk off / cut class (US)
Stories from School
What did you like and dislike about your school days?
Were you swotty at school?
What did you get into trouble for? What kind of punishments did you get?
Did you play any tricks on your teachers?
Who was your favourite teacher? Why?
Did you have a crush on any classmate or any teacher?
…and now it’s your turn to practise your English. Do you have any stories from your school days? We’d love to hear them!
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