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Computer Sales | Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
intermediate computer sales two men 02:18

Pre-Listening Exercise

Buying a new computer can be a fun experience, but problems can arise. What are some common computer problems that people encounter when running their machines, and what issues can cause them? When you encounter such problems, what do you do to resolve them: seek help from a friend, consult a computer store, or read a computer book or magazine?

Idioms

sky-high” = very expensive
Prices on laptop computers used to be sky-high, but the cost has dropped significantly over the last few years.”

have a knack for something” = have a special or nature ability
My younger brother has a real knack for fixing computers.”

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

What is the man’s main problem with his computer?

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