The Japanese Farmer – Listen and Write

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This recording is a sample of Episode One of The Farmer’s Dream. It is based on a story by Lafcadio Hearn. You should listen to the recording and write down what the man and little girl say:

Man:
Little Girl:
Man:
Storyteller: The Farmers Dream … Episode One.
Man:
Storyteller: The dream of the Japanese farmer
Man:
Storyteller: Once upon a time there was a Japanese farmer.
Man:
Storyteller: Are you a farmer?
Man:
Little Girl:
Man:
Little Girl:
Storyteller: Is your father a farmer?
Little Girl:
Man:
Little Girl:
Storyteller: This Japanese farmer lived on the side of a hillside.
Man:
Storyteller: Do you live on the side of a hillside?
Man:
Storyteller: In the distance there was a castle.
Man:
Storyteller: Have you ever been inside a Japanese castle?
Man:
Little Girl:
Man:
Little Girl:
Man:
Storyteller: Have you ever seen pictures of the castle at Himeji?
Man:
Little Girl:
Man:
Storyteller: The farmer was just a peasant. He never went to the castle…

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To check your answers, check the full transcript: The Japanese Farmer – Listen and Read.

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36 Responses to “The Japanese Farmer – Listen and Write”

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  1. Hassan says:

    Hello dears
    Thank you for your efforts

  2. sherlie garcia says:

    Thank you for the help.. I can’t understand what the story tell clearly.. I’m wait for another chapter again :)

  3. shama'a says:

    hi to everybody :):):)

    thank you it’s very nice style of aconversation.
    i admired the repeating style so i want alot like that.
    again thank you v. much.

    god bless you.

    my regards ……………………..

  4. sayanora says:

    I like this, thanku for this. It is very useful for me

  5. masoud says:

    thank you so much,i am waiting for new one,please send it
    best regards
    m.maroofi

  6. agt. says:

    It seems a good story, I would like to know if the Japanese farmer could be inside
    the castle.Thank you.

  7. bear berry says:

    Hi sir,madam
    I’m very happy to get such lessons.I got more knowledge about your lessons.

  8. Jebreal I.Sadaqah says:

    Dears Mark and Aaron

    I thank you very much for this storry, and it’s record.
    but the girl sound wasn’t clear unty of I didn’t anterstand for her.

    • villot says:

      hi! thank you, very much for this storry, i found out a lot of things in the Japanese farmer life, i love Japan, i have been in Japan 2 years ago, on hollydays, great! good work!.

  9. shamshoom says:

    it’s amazing…wonderful

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