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Which of these new inventions would you most like to try out?

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yare8p 16 May, 2020 - 03:23

I would like to try the gloves, because i'd like to travel around the world and be able to communicate with foreing people

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Gaetan1604 24 April, 2020 - 09:16

I would really like to try out the solar water distiller because if this invention really works like they say it could really change the world for the better.

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amartin 15 April, 2020 - 10:13

Well, I would relly want to try de wintg-suit and do parachute. I have tried lot of sports, but I haven't do this one yet.

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mg1208 5 April, 2020 - 12:52

I'd most like to try out water distiller because I love chemistry and I'd like to know how it actually works. Second thing I'd like to try out are wing-suits because I've always wanted to take up an extreme sport and I still want but I don't have time for that.

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Lozovatka 17 January, 2020 - 15:01

The progress moves extremely fast, so very soon we could use wing suit as our own wings to reach any place. I'm also proud of my countrymen who have come up with an "enable talk gloves". Thank God, I live in the 21st century!

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KUZNETSWHAT 17 September, 2019 - 17:09

I'd like to try cloud-maker machine and hope that my wallpapers won't get peeled off ;D . The speech in this programme is prety simple and I understood most of it☻.

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Askar100 16 March, 2019 - 07:47

All these inventions are interesting and useful but I'd most like to try go down by submarine of James Cameron. That listening material was more difficult than previous one (e.g. Boy Bands, How to study, My hero etc). I listened to it many times and I understood about 80-90% of this material. Not bad. I didnt listen to it with transcript yet and when I do this, I think I understand whole material!!! Thank you for these Great materials to study!

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bilko 28 April, 2018 - 19:26

For me, the most useful and interesting invention is "enable talk gloves". At the same time, I would like to invent a ship which is run with water. I know it would be very difficult but in my opinion, it can prevent global warming...

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Elsa007 29 April, 2018 - 04:33

Hi, may I ask how “ebable talk gloves” work??
And...
I want the ship when your ship comes in! ;)

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jaknil 20 September, 2016 - 11:56

I would like to try the wingsuits because I've heard that it's very fun to do that. I'd like to feel the adrenaline in my body.

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Miha 3 August, 2016 - 11:05

Hello, my name is Sasha, I'm practicing my English, I would like chat with somebody who likes football. The first invention i would like to try is the way of producing clouds indoors.

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MyAnh 10 July, 2016 - 11:34

Hi everybody! I'd like to try out cloud-maker machine. Oh, it's very interesting! I bet it would be very romantic if there were many clouds around me. In my imagination, it is beautiful.
I am aslo impressed with the Deepsea Challenger Submarine. It's an important invention for human.

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Juliale 24 June, 2016 - 14:32

The invention that most impressive to me is wing-suit , that is brilliant thing I ever read . The human dream is flying and now they can do it . How interesting

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Lautarito 16 May, 2016 - 13:39

Hello, my name is Lautaro, I'm practicing my English, I would like chat with somebody that likes football. About the inventions, I can say that the only invention that I like is "the water destiler", I think that the others are too useless.

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BARMAR 1 April, 2016 - 20:46

In the text the very interesting invention is of a Dutch artist. He has come up with a way of forming perfect clouds.
Another interesting invention was invented by some Ukrain students. They invented a glove for traslating language into text, them into smoken language using a smartphone.

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paubenavent3 15 March, 2016 - 20:02

i think that the presenter wasnt too interested in the things that jed said. i would really like to try the first invention.

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Elsa007 11 October, 2015 - 14:34

When I read 'Mary Poppins' in which the main character,Mary, came down from the sky on the wind with an open umbrella, my friends and I were tempted to fly on the wind like her……
Then, we tried… we tried a jump one by one from the window with an open umbrella…………..
Ouch……..!!!!!!

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Tony2003 11 October, 2015 - 01:00

I would like to try wing suit,but it is kind of like dangerous.And if you really want to risk your life , you may try to do that and then hurt yourself

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0721 5 June, 2014 - 10:48

I am a middle school student and I want to learn English well.But the listening on the website is difficult for me.So could you give me some advice on how to learn English in my daily life?Thank you!

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JoEditor 5 June, 2014 - 11:37

Hi 0721,
This is a difficult listening. Go to the main Listening skills practice section and click on 'Level A1' If these listenings are too easy, click on 'Level A2'. To find out more about our level system on the website have a look here: http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/cef-levels You can also search all our material by level if you go to the Contents page. Click ALL on the main menu bar to get there. 

I hope this helps. Best wishes, Jo (LearnEnglish Teens Team) 

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Theodora 3 May, 2014 - 16:05

The first invention i would like to try is the way of producing clouds indoors. I find that difficult to happen...and if it's working I'd like to see that in my home :Ρ

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engleskigaga 26 January, 2014 - 11:53

Good, listening practise the best way to use my English!
Best wishes for editors of this site!

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Niluh 18 January, 2014 - 04:17

This listening record is really hard for me, i couldn't hear all inventions properly even i listened this recording many time, Jed speaks too fast i think and some words are new for me, but it's better after i read the transcript.
I think the coolest invention is enable talk gloves, they are so useful to help people with special needs.

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JoEditor 27 January, 2014 - 10:45

Hi Niluh,
Don't worry if you found this listening difficult. This is a high level of English and the recording is quite fast. The best thing to do is to listen several times and to use the transcript - which is exactly what you've done. You're a really good student, Niluh! :)
Best wishes, Jo (LearnEnglish Teens Team) 

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RAGSANA99 16 January, 2014 - 16:04

The inventions which I heard in this programme are glass and plastic bottles.this speaking programme helps me to improve my speaking and listening
I like this. I think all Learningenglishlovers will like it

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