Zapp! English Listening – 3.2 Children

Do you have children? Do you want children? In this unit you’re going to practise listening to people answering some of these questions. You’ll develop your ability to get the main idea, and to pull out specific details. You’ll hear people talking about the advantages and disadvantages of becoming a parent, as well as people giving their opinions about the best age to have children.


Real conversations contained in this English listening

English listening - children

The little angels!

Here are some details on the different people, conversations and accents contained in this Real English Listening:

  • 3 British people (Tom, Katie and Amanda ) have a longer free discussion about parenthood, while relaxing in Tom’s apartment.
  • 2 British mothers of very different ages (one 35 and one 62) discuss the advantages and disadvantages of having children in short interviews.

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