[Listening Difficult] School Report

Pre-Listening Exercise

How are school grades determined at different levels of education in your country (e.g., test, quizzes, reports, participation, etc.)? How are grades listed on report cards? In the USA, letters are often used to indicate performance (A, A-, B+, etc.).


hand in” = turn in or give an assignment to a teacher
Don’t forget to hand in your homework at the end of class.”

at the end of your rope” = no longer have the ability or patience to do something
To be honest, I’m at the end of my rope. I’ve told these students repeatedly not to copy their assignments, but they don’t listen. I guess I’ll have to fail them.”

Script (only click after finishing the exercise below)

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.