This is a listening lesson. Listen to the audio and grasp as much information as possible. Then do the exercises that follow. Happy learning!

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PRE-LISTENING EXERCISE

  1. What is the title of the last book you read?
  2. Who is the author of that book?
  3. Do you have a favorite writer?
  4. What is a Nobel Prize?
  5. What is Victorian architecture?

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LISTENING

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LESSON WRAP-UP

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Yours truly, at the National Steinbeck Center, on July 4, 2013

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