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Listening (5) How to make friends at a new school?




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How to make friends at a new school?

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You are going to listen to some advice how to make friends at a new school. First you have to study the task for about a minute. Then listen to the recording. While listening, complete the notes (1-10) in a maximum of three words. There is an example (0) at the beginning. You can listen to the recording twice.
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Being the new kid in school is no easy task. With some determination and the (0) right attitude, you can quickly turn some of those strangers into friends.

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Step 1

Whether you like it or not, kids (1) opinions based on clothes, hair, and fashion sense. Looking good will (2) , too!

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Step 2

But try to avoid looking at the ground, and (3) once in a while. The easier you are (4)� and start a conversation with, the more other kids will want to talk to you.

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Step 3

Find (5) to talk to people. Once you get a conversation going, be a good listener and (6) a compliment or two, no matter how small.

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Step 4

Get involved in the (7) you enjoyed at your old school. Joining a club or team is a great way to start because you have at least one thing (8) with everyone in the room.

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Step 5

Sign up for a social-networking site and join your school's group page. Post some videos and pictures and write a (9) to showcase who you are. Kids at school will discover your personality through the web and all that small-talk torture will start to disappear.

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Step 6

Get a part-time job where you know (10) work.

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