Tom and Jerry 001

Tom and Jerry 001
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This story about Tom and Jerry's trip to Bangkok will be created in very short parts so that beginners can listen to each part many times. Don't worry about understanding all of the words. Just practice listening and learning a few words in context with each section.

Tom is serious while Jerry is a fun loving guy.

Tom and Jerry arrive at their hotel in Bangkok.
Tom: "Okay Jerry, we are in Thailand. Let's make the best of this trip."
Jerry: "I'm excited Tom! Have you seen how colorful everything is?"
Tom: "Yes, but we need to be careful to not get lost. This city is huge!"
Jerry: "Don't worry Tom, I have my map and my sense of adventure!"
Tom: "Adventure? Jerry, we are here for business remember? We only have a few days to explore before our meetings start."
Jerry: "Oh, right. But we can have a little fun, can't we?"


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Here are some tips for getting the most out of this site.

Beginners: My strategy is to first read the translation while listening to the audio. Then I listen to each sentence individually. After that, I practice saying the vocabulary words out loud. Finally, I listen to the whole text again without reading the translation. I don't try to remember or understand everything. I just let the language sink in as I gain more exposure. (Videos about Comprehensible Input)

Intermediate Learners: To gain some speaking practice, try opening the translation in your native language and then translate it back into the language you're learning. If you encounter any difficulties, you can refer to the transcripts.

Although you may use these lessons for short, intense study sessions, it's important for intermediate learners to engage in extensive listening and reading with simple books, TV shows, and podcasts as soon as possible.

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