How to study

Welcome to the SpeakinGym 7 Day Challenge

Enjoy the SpeakinGym journey!


There are 3 audio Clips in the 7 Day Challenge. Each audio Clip is divided into 2 days.

Day 1 - Wellness - Scuba Diving – Audio + Worksheet

Day 2 - Wellness - Scuba Diving – Quizzes and exercises

Day 3 - Techno stress – Audio + Worksheet

Day 4 - Techno stress – Quizzes and exercises 

Day 5 - Boxing: Billy Joe Saunders – Audio + Worksheet

Day 6 - Boxing: Billy Joe Saunders – Quizzes and exercises

Day 7 - Review: Quizzes and Beat-the-Clock

There are 5 Activity Steps to take in each audio Clip in order to make the most of this 7 Day Challenge. 

1. Audio – Days 1, 3 and 5

2. Worksheet – Days 1, 3 and 5

3. Quiz – Days 2, 4 and 6

4. Write – Days 2, 4 and 6

5. Master quiz – Days 2, 4 and 6

Take your time to fully master each audio Clip by doing the 5 Activities –like “Reps” in a gym! Aim to do several study sessions of between 15 and 30 minutes for each “Clip”. Do not race ahead! Take your time and be a master!

At the end of our SpeakinGym 7 Day Challenge, we want to help you to continue on your path to become a fluent and confident Fast English speaker with our follow-on course, Planet SpeakinGym!

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Activity 1 – AUDIO – Days 1, 3 and 5

Listen to the audio file at Normal Speed. Listen at least 5 times. Repeat in a loud voice the words that you can recognise.

Then, listen at Slow Speed as many times as you want. Again, repeat in a loud voice the words that you can recognise. Click on the small "Speed" button just beside the "Play" button. The button displays "1x". Click the “Speed” button until you see "0.5x". 

Activity 2 - WORKSHEET – Days 1, 3 and 5

Download, print and complete the worksheet. Use the audio Pause button so that you can complete as many blank spaces as possible. Write exactly what you hear onto the worksheet. It’s OK to leave spaces so that you can come back to them. You will possibly only recognise a few of the words! That's OK :-) 

Activity 3 – QUIZ – Days 2, 4 and 6

Now do the Fill-in-the-gaps online quiz.

Activity 4 - WRITE – Days 2, 4 and 6

Now write the transcript of the clip on a blank sheet of paper while you listen to the audio. Leave spaces so that you can come back to them. You will probably need to re-play sections of the audio several times. Use the pause button. Listen at normal speed and slow speed.

Then download the full transcript.

Compare what you have written with the full transcript.

Listen to the normal speed version while you read the full transcript. You can recognise the words better now, can’t you? Well done!

Activity 5 – MASTER – Days 2, 4 and 6

Finally, use the Beat the Clock quiz to improve your time score. Aim to achieve quicker and quicker times AND BECOME A MASTER. This helps your brain to transfer your new Fast English from your short term memory to your long term memory. Be a Master with SpeakinGym!

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At the end of each Step, you can use the Comments form to add your personal examples of what you have learned or to make comments. Keep them positive :-)

We will read all your comments and answer most of them. We are here to help!

You can do it!

We can do it together!

From the SpeakinGym Team.