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Gardening Secrets
I. Pre-Listening Exercises
II. Listening Exercises
III. Post-Listening Exercises

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difficult gardening TV program man - woman 02:54

I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]
Think of two important keys in growing a garden. What have been your experiences in raising food in your country?

II. Listening Exercises [Top]

1. Listen to the conversation by pressing the "Play" button of the audio type you want to hear (from slower to faster Internet connection speeds), and answer the questions. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.

1. Shirley learned about square-foot gardening:
A. by attending a class.
B. from her parents.
C. through a gardening magazine.

2. What is the main benefit of developing a square-foot garden?
A. You can grow vegetables vertically.
B. You can raise plants in a confined area.
C. You can plant a wide variety of plants together.

3. Which point was NOT mentioned in starting this type of garden?
A. sunlight
B. location
C. soil

4. Which list of plants does Shirley mention in her garden?
A. tomatoes, beets, egg plant, and squash
B. strawberries, green peppers, okra, and tomatillos
C. basil, onions, cantaloupe, and banana peppers

5. What will happen at the end of the show?
A. Shirley will give tips on how to prepare the soil.
B. Shirley will discuss building a green house.
C. Shirley will give a tour of her garden.

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2. Listen to the conversation again as you read the Quiz Script and complete the Text Completion Quiz.

III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]
Discuss with others different methods of growing and harvesting plants in your own countries.

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