Simplified Speech #143 – Kassy’s acing tests and Andrew’s drumming away

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In this Simplified Speech episode, Andrew and Kassy give some updates about what’s going on in their lives these days. Kassy tells us the results of a big math test she took recently and talks about choosing a wedding dress and last-minute wedding planning. Andrew shares about why he started playing drums again and talks about growing herbs at home.

In our Simplified Speech series, native English speakers have natural conversations about interesting topics. These episodes boost your English listening skills and increase your vocabulary. On occasion, our hosts share their personal stories, making it easy to listen to these English audio lessons.

Fun facts

Historians and archeologists believe drums and drumming have been a part of human rituals since the dawn of mankind. In fact, the alligator drum is the oldest discovered drum, dating back to as early as 5500 BC in Neolithic China.

Expressions included in the study guide

  • Up to speed
  • Come on
  • To be too hard on [someone]
  • Bridezilla
  • Chops
  • To take [someone] up on [something]

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Music Credit: Something Elated by Broke For Free, Step On by Jahzzar
Photo Credit: Matthijs Smit (Unsplash.com)

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