Exercise 1-7: Individual Practice CD 1 Track 14
Practice saying the sentences after the suggestion and the beep tone +. You will be given only a short time in which to reply so that you won't have the leisure to overthink. Start speaking as soon as you hear the tone because I'll be saying the sentence only a few seconds later.
1. Convey the information that it really does sound as if rain is falling. +
2. Convey the opinion that although it has the sound of rain, it may be something else. +
3. Convey the different feelings that someone has about rain and snow. +
4. Convey the fact that rain is an impossibility right now. +
+ Pause the CD.
V Practice the four sentences on your own ten times.
+ Once you're familiar with moving the stress around and feeling how the meaning changes,
turn the CD on to continue with the next exercise.