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  Before you listen to a true story about an African man hunting crocodiles, match the following words with their Spanish translation. Follow the example.

   winch (n)               
   hunt (v)            
   tail (n)              
   scared (adj.)      
   skin (n)             
   plant (n)           
   shoot (v)          
   mud (n)            
   sink (v)            

Comprueba

Now listen to the hunter’s story. Haz click para escuchar el listening

Listen again and read the transcription. Haz click para escuchar el listening

Erm..let me give you the story about..er.. before I working in this compan (company), I was started working in hunting compan (company). And hunting compan (company) I just stop working there because of some dangers that face me at that time.

Yeah, one day just we are going there..er..to hunting the crocodile in the pool. We go there down, and ..er..we see the crocodile, and er..my boss ..er..told me that..er.. now we are going shoot the crocodile and then after crocodile die, you’re going to put the winch of the car on the tail of the crocodile then pull it out so we can go and..yeah.. and take the skin out and then we go to sell the skin for a..for a plant.

So I go there, I see the crocodile and they shoot the crocodile, and the crocodile just make like..er.. it’s already die but it isn’t yet die, just sleep…and sleep in the water. And myself I know that the crocodile..if die crocodile they..they don’t die in ..er..in..er..water, they just get out and then die out of the water. So, at that time just scared and ..er..just feeling go in. But my boss tell me just ‘you go go and put the winch..er.. in the tail.’

So I put out my clothes, just go in the..the pool. Because the pool’s so mud..and..get in slowly, and I go there. At that time the crocodile look at me and ..er..he just..er..at the time I just go being close up the crocodile. The crocodile open it’s mouth, come for me. Want to eat me. And ..er..I sink down, I sink down of the mud, and I just swimming down of the mud and I get out at another place and the crocodile don’t catch me and they shoot again the crocodile. And the crocodile die. Yeah yeah that the story of the crocodile want to get me.
 

Write the transcription again and try to improve the English. The first paragraph has been done for you.


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Now continue and re-write the rest of the text.

Yeah, one day just we are going there..er..to hunting the crocodile in the pool. We go there down, and ..er..we see the crocodile, and er..my boss ..er..told me that..er.. now we are going shoot the crocodile and then after crocodile die, you’re going to put the winch of the car on the tail of the crocodile then pull it out so we can go and..yeah.. and take the skin out and then we go to sell the skin for a..for a plant.



So I go there, I see the crocodile and they shoot the crocodile, and the crocodile just make like..er.. it’s already die but it isn’t yet die, just sleep…and sleep in the water. And myself I know that the crocodile..if die crocodile they..they don’t die in ..er..in..er..water, they just get out and then die out of the water. So, at that time just scared and ..er..just feeling go in. But my boss tell me just ‘you go go and put the winch..er.. in the tail.’



So I put out my clothes, just go in the..the pool. Because the pool’s so mud..and..get in slowly, and I go there. At that time the crocodile look at me and ..er..he just..er..at the time I just go being close up the crocodile. The crocodile open it’s mouth, come for me. Want to eat me. And ..er..I sink down, I sink down of the mud, and I just swimming down of the mud and I get out at another place and the crocodile don’t catch me and they shoot again the crocodile. And the crocodile die. Yeah yeah that the story of the crocodile want to get me.


 

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