Activity | Fluent City
Video Lesson: The market seems disconnected from bad economic news: Grant Thornton economist English (Level 3)
BEFORE YOU WATCH
You will hear the words below in the video. Read the words. Write a definition for any word you don't know.
1. market
2. stocks
3. economy
4. level
5. year
6. percent
7. state
8. terms
9. years
10. stock
11. declines
12. term
13. markets
14. lot
15. home
16. guidance
17. point
18. quarter
19. Recession
20. activity
WATCH AND LISTEN
Watch the video. As you listen, pause and write down any words you want to learn.
WHILE YOU LISTEN
As you listen, fill in the blanks using the adjectives below.
  • Great
  • big
  • biggest
  • draconian
  • economic
  • huge
  • important
  • local
  • monthly
  • next
  • withdrew
1. declines
2. declines
3. thing
4. spread
5. returns
6. guidance
7. cuts
8. level
9. Recession
10. activity
11. year
SPEAKING PRACTICE
Discuss with a partner.
  • What do Q3 and Q4 look like?
  • What about next year?

Video Information

General Details

  • CNBC Television
  • CEFR Level of Vocabulary: B1
  • CEFR Level of Grammar: A1

Verb forms used:

  • 90 present simple affirmative
  • 20 present continuous affirmative
  • 12 gerund
  • 11 infinitive
  • 11 past simple affirmative
  • 7 simple affirmative
  • 5 present simple negative
  • 5 present passive affirmative
  • 4 future simple affirmative
  • 4 conditional affirmative