An interview with a British student
You are going to listen to an interview with Andrew, a British student in his second year of study on an undergraduate degree course. The interviewer asks Andrew some questions about his contact with tutors on his university course.
Read the statements first, and then listen carefully to Andrew talking about his contact with different tutors on his course. Some of the statements below are 'True' in relation to what Andrew says, and some are 'False'. Move each statement into the appropriate box, check your answers and then look at the feedback. You can listen to the interview as many times as you need to.
Audio transcript (pdf, 15kb).
Listen to the interview with Andrew again using the transcript above if you need to check your understanding. The parts of the transcript containing the answers to the listening task are highlighted.
Knowing what to expect from your tutors
What do you expect in terms of when and how you will be able to see your tutors in the UK? How do you think you should address your tutors? By doing this quiz you can test yourself to find out if you know what to expect from tutors in the UK.
Study these six questions about working with university tutors in the UK and select the answer that you think is right for each. When you have finished, calculate your score and read the feedback for each question.
1. How often do you expect to see a course tutor?
2. What do you think is the correct way to address your tutor?
3. If you needed to see your tutor, how would you do this?
4. If you have a problem that is affecting your study who should you go to see?
5. How do you expect your tutor to deal with your assignments?
6. How many tutors do you think you will have on your course during one semester?
How much do you know about what to expect from your tutors in the UK? When you have finished, click below to calculate how many correct answers you have and look at your score below to find out what your score shows.