Academic English

“Internet Service – Script”

Listening Exercise

Listen to the recording and read along with the conversation. Review the key vocabulary and the sample sentences.

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Vocabulary and Sample Sentences

  • access (noun): in this case, a method or right to view files on the Internet 
    – I use a computer at the university to access my e-mail.
  • 24/7: twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week
    – You should look for a hosting company that provides 24/7 technical support, so you can call if you have problems.
  • objectionable (adjective): unpleasant, undesirable, or offensive 
    – There are quite a few websites that some users would find objectionable.
  • roar (verb): to move very quickly 
    – My sister always comes roaring home from school so she can go online and chat with friends.
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