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English Audio Request

rmari
300 Words / 1 Recordings / 2 Comments
Note to recorder:

Moderate speed, please. Thank you!

1. This is a tool for opening cans/tins.
2. This tool is used for making/cutting holes.
3. This is a knife for carving meat.
4. I can't bear his/him not writing to you.
5. I don't understand Susan/ Susan's leaving him.
6. I don't enjoy your teasing.
7. I can't stop/prevent him from spending his money.
8 This is a gadget for opening bottles.
9. This is a case for keeping cassettes.
10. I detest your speaking like this.
11. They risk having an accident on the way.
12. Imagine not having anything to do all day.
13. They contemplate pulling the whole building down.
14. I admit arriving late at night.
15. I detest speaking in public.
16. I can't understand your coming so late.
17. I suggest going early in the morning.
18. That means getting up very early.
19. I don't want to hear you say that again.
20. I dislike answering silly questions.
21. I can't stand his speaking to me like this.
22. She can't forget my leaving her.
23. The grass needs cutting.
24. Those boys need encouraging.
25. This car needs servicing.
26. I dislike them spending so much money.
27. I don't mind you/your going out with her.
28. The whole house needs painting.
29. I can't prevent him from doing that.
30. I can't help laughing when I see him.
31. You can't risk getting there late.
32. We often go skiing in winter.
33. Sometimes we go fishing on Sundays.
34. We never go climbing.
35. My friend sometimes goes horse riding.
36. I regret having said that.
37. I hate the children saying those things.
38. It is not worth coming so early.
39. It is a building for slaughtering animals.
40. Imagine not having tickets for the concert!

Recordings

  • Gerunds after for, and certain verbs (p.63) ( recorded by kaptengrot ), American mixed with European

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Comments

kaptengrot
Jan. 30, 2013

Hi, I recorded for this. I recorded at a more normal speed. I wasn't sure if you wanted emotion in the sentences or not, or where you wanted the spoken stress, etc. So I tried most of the sentences a couple different ways. I hope this helps, sorry if I did a bad job.

rmari
Jan. 30, 2013

You did a very good job! I really appreciate it! Thank you very much! :-)