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Unformatted text preview: LearnEnglish Professionals LIFELONG LEARNING AUDIOSCRIPT Listen to a radio advertisement for university courses. Optional exercise Listen to the radio advert and answer the question. The purpose of the radio advert is a. to promote a special registration period at a specific university. b. to encourage people to continue their education at a variety of universities. c. to give information about f unding of courses. (Answer below) Voice 1: Need a career change, want to f uture­proof yourself in your current prof ession or just interested in self ­ dev elopment? It’s sign­up week at Oakgrove University until the twenty­fifth of this month. Here is what some of the 800 students who started studying with us last year hav e to say. Voice 2 I’m a computer technician, and I needed Microsof t accreditation as I was going back to work af ter sev eral years away f rom work looking after an elderly relative. I did my undergraduate degree and Masters with Oakgrove, so I knew their courses were topnotch. It’s a modular course, which is great as I wasn’t sure how much time I’d hav e available f or study. Voice 3 Being a young mother meant I had little choice but to leav e school early. Oakgrove’s f oundation courses gav e me the chance to get on a degree course without going through the traditional qualifications system. Now, I’m in my first year of a f ull­time law degree. If I’d had to study f or A­levels at college, it would have taken me much longer and cost me more money. Voice 4 I work f ull time in a v ery demanding job as an electronics engineer, so I thought I would nev er get my doctorate. W e take students on internships f rom sandwich courses at Oakgrove, so I already knew a lot about the place. W hat I didn’t realise was how flexible their post­graduate courses are. I decide how much time I can dedicate, and there are no fixed deadlines f or assignments or completion of the whole programme. Voice 1 W e off er over 400 different courses which can be studied at our attractive purpose built campus or in distance learning f ormat f rom the comfort of your own home. We can help with f unding too, so there is nothing to stand in your way. Check out our website or phone f or f urther inf ormation today! Answer: a www.br itishc ouncil.or g/pr of essionals.htm © The British Council, 2007 The United Kingdom’s in ternational orga nisation for educational opportunities and cu ltural relations. W e are registered in England as a charity. ...
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