[Listening Difficult] A University Degree

Pre-Listening Exercise

What are some of the things you need to do to apply for college and succeed in your studies at that level? What are the potential benefits of getting an online degree?


buckle down” = start to work hard
If you don’t buckle down and save money, you’ll never be able to afford college.”

hand to mouth” = with barely enough money to live
My father lived hand to mouth while he was trying to finish college.”

Script (only click after finishing the exercise below)


Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.