Hearing Dogs (PAU September 2015)

Nearly 10 million people in the UK experience some degree of hearing loss. That’s one person in every six. Over half a million are severely or profoundly deaf. Can dogs help them? In today’s interview Julie Bradford, a dog trainer working for a charity, Hearing Dogs for Deaf People, will tell us how.

After the listening exercise you can check your answers by reading the script

In the following conversation you are going to hear some new words. Read and listen to
them. Make sure you know what they mean.

charity · deafness · alleviate · puppies · allocated · hearing aid · struggle

Now read the questions on the following page. Read them carefully before listening to
the conversation.