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Listening Comprehension - Comprensión Auditiva

Cómo realizar este ejercicio de comprensión auditiva

- Siempre encontrarás una pequeña introducción, que puede ayudarte a comprender el tema tratado.

- En los textos presentados se han ocultado algunas palabras, que deberás escribir en los casilleros correspondientes. A medida que lees el texto, escucha el audio con atención para descubrir dichas palabras.

- Quizás puedes deducir las palabras sin necesidad de escuchar el audio. Pero, pon atención al audio para confirmar si realmente se trata de la respuesta correcta.

- Puedes escuchar el audio cuantas veces sea necesario. Pero es recomendable hacerlo solamente dos veces (o tres veces como máximo) ya que esa es la forma en que normalmente se realizan estos ejercicios en exámenes y pruebas internacionales.

- Comprueba tus aciertos pulsando el botón "Corregir". Si no has podido completar todas las palabras, pulsa el botón "Solución" para ver cuáles eran las que te faltaban.

Student Launches Hospital for iPhones
Topic: Transcript of radio broadcast. Source: VOA

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From VOA Learning English, this is the Technology Report in Special English.

The iPhone has become one of the most popular mobile phones in the United States. An 18-year-old student in California has used his of the device to create his own business. And he has gained national recognition for his work.

Vincent Quigg is the chief executive officer of TechWorld. His company is kind of like a hospital for iPhones.

VINCENT QUIGG: "I'm 18 years old. I'm a college student. And I'm the CEO and founder of TechWorld, where we in customizing and repairing iPhones."

Vincent Quigg launched TechWorld while in high school.

VINCENT QUIGG: "My mom became single a couple of years ago and I had to . And in order to keep my lifestyle, I had to find different ways to stay financially of the game [to] keep my phone, keep a car, transportation and all that stuff. So I had to find ways to be ."

An organization called the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, or NFTE, helped the young man get started. Both he and his mother, Carla Quigg, admit that he had a hard time developing a business plan.

CARLA QUIGG: "He the class, which I was very disappointed."

VINCENT QUIGG: "It was extremely hard for myself to find a business to start and run with it. But once I had that 'aha moment' or what I knew I wanted to go with, it was really easy and extremely fun."

At the time, Vincent worked for the electronics store BestBuy. He says people always came into the store with electronic devices. He decided that repairing those devices was what he wanted to do. He not only re-registered for the NFTE class, but he also won the organization's national competition for best young .

Estelle Reyes is executive director for NFTE in Los Angeles.

ESTELLE REYES: "He has an incredible for presenting himself and his dreams in a very compelling way that engages everyone to rally around him."

His business has grown through . Vincent says he now fixes up to 10 phones per week. He earns about $1,500 each month in sales. Brisa Munoz is one of his satisfied customers.

BRISA MUNOZ: "I actually looked him up on the Internet because I had heard so much about this kid, how he won entrepreneur of the year. So I looked him up, and I was like, whoo, I want him to fix my phone.'"

TechWorld has two other employees. Kacee Wheeler is one of them.

KACEE WHEELER: "He's such an amazing kid, and you always see his turning with ideas every day. And it's really inspiring for him to be so young and pushing and have the drive. It's amazing to me."

Kacee Wheeler works on the technical of the business. Vincent Quigg now deals with finances and planning. He says he wants to continue to grow his business. His biggest , he says, has always been to work for himself.

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