What do you mean by 'dumbphone? Is it a phone for dummies? What does a 'dummy' mean? What is the opposite of 'dumb'? These are all questions that can be answered by having a look at this:
The English We Speak: Dumbphone (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)
What kind of mobile phone have you got? In the previous listening exercise there are certain expressions you should look up. can you tell me the meaning of them?
"I was getting addicted to my smartphone" _____________________________
"I couldn't stop checking" _____________________________
"I got rid of it" _________________________
"There is no temptation to stare at this dumbphone in bed" ______________________
"I'm sick of being bullied by my smartphone." _______________________
"I could swap my computer for my typewriter." _____________________________
And now changing topics, .....
Here's a listening exercise to do: Curbing our plastic addiction (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)
And do you remember the difference between these two words:
English in a Minute: Been vs Gone (6 Minute English, BBC Learning English)
SOLUTION to an exercise in the previous post.
Answer these questions: How do you call... ?
1 a strange-looking man 2 a young fair-haired girl 3 a badly-dressed lady 4 some well-made furniture