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Listening Activity about Westwood Accommodation

Before you watch and listen to this video, think about which aspects of your present accommodation you like best. Which of the following list are the most important to you? If you are working with a partner, discuss your answer with him or her.


  • The cost of the rent
  • The size of the room
  • The local transport
  • Who you live with
  • Where you eat
  • The cleanliness of the place
  • Where you wash
  • Where the toilet is
  • Distance from the nearest shops
  • Distance from the city centre
  • Distance from the university campus

Listen to the whole video all the way through first. Then listen in small sections and repeat until you feel you can answer the question. Then go on to the next section. You can answer the questions while the video is playing so if you don't need to watch you can listen as you scroll down to another question.

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  • Well, this is Westwood.
  • And I’m just going to take you on a little tour round to show you what Westwood’s got to offer.
  • And why you should come and live here.
  • It’s brilliant.
  • This is where I live.


  • Wardrobe
  • Sink
  • Desk
  • Bedside unit
  • Bed






  • It is especially useful at the beginning of the first term.
  • It is a really good way of meeting people.
  • There is one in every Hall.
  • It is where everyone sits together.
  • It is a good way of bringing people out of their rooms.
  • You can do whatever you like there.
  • It has a Coke machine.
  • Everybody could go down there and make friends really easily.
  • It has a TV.
  • You can sit and watch TV.




  • Oh, big rooms, yeah.
  • I don’t think anyone would change it.
  • A lot of people didn’t want to be away from main campus.
  • The whole of Westwood campus is a really nice place to live.
  • But now they don’t have to cook.
  • So it doesn’t make a difference.
  • You’ve got big rooms.
  • I wouldn’t have coped.
  • No, it wasn’t any of my choices actually.
  • But I’m really glad I didn’t now.
  • Yeah, I wanted to go, like, self catering at first.
  • I think everyone would say that now.
  • It’s just as close to my lectures as well.


  • really easy to get to
  • 2 minutes’ walk
  • on Westwood campus
  • somewhere to develop films in 20 minutes
  • closer to Westwood than main campus
  • you can buy milk




  • with about
  • it brings people
  • to go over
  • with more
  • it seems a lot easier
  • In Westwood
  • of smaller halls
  • and it seems because
  • and get their food and everything
  • all on the same campus
  • there’s lots
  • to make friends
  • 70 people in
  • together and so
  • people.
  • everyone needs




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