A Man Sitting On A Park Bench

Watch a video of a man reading a newspaper in a park. Learn some useful vocabulary in context.

Self Study


Listen to the dialogue in the episode again. Try to write down what they say and then check with the answers below.


A man is sitting on a bench in a park.

He’s using a computer.

He closes his computer and picks up a newspaper.

He unfolds the newspaper.

He’s wearing a dark blue collared shirt, light blue pants, and sunglasses.

He picks out a section of the newspaper and starts to read it.

Self Study

Use a voice recorder to try to summarize what they said in the episode. You can use the questions and answers below to help.


Where is the man?

Where’s he sitting?

What’s he wearing?

What’s he doing?


Where is the man?

He’s in a park.

Where’s he sitting?

He’s sitting on a park bench.

What’s he doing?

He’s using a computer.

He’s closing his computer.

He’s picking up a newspaper.

He’s unfolding the newspaper.

He’s opening the newspaper.

He's reading the newspaper.

What’s he wearing?

He’s wearing sunglasses.

He’s wearing a dark blue shirt.

He’s wearing a dress shirt.

He’s wearing a collared shirt.

He’s wearing a buttoned shirt.

He’s wearing light blue pants.

He’s wearing trousers.