Photography

In this English listening video for beginners, a young Irish woman talks about taking photos.

Self Study

Dictation

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

Transcript

I love photography. It's one of my favourite hobbies.

I love taking pictures of nature, plants, animals... anything that catches my eye.

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.

Questions

  • What does she enjoy doing?
  • What does she take photos of?

Answers

She enjoys photography.

She likes taking photos of nature, plants and animals. Anything interesting that she notices.

Vocabulary

Vocabulary

catch someone's eye

(1) to get someone's attention, to get someone to notice you, often by looking at them.
I tried to catch his eye, but he didn't see me.

(2) to notice something because it's different, attractive, unusual.
She caught my eye because she was so beautiful
When I was shopping, I found a pair of shoes that caught my eye, so I bought them.