Basic Listening Lesson #07
Listen to Dialog
Do not view the questions until after you have listened to the audio file. Reading the questions first will not help you improve your English listening skills.
Quiz - View Questions
1. Which of the following statement is true?
Joanne called a friend
A friend called Joanne
Joanne is playing the piano
Joanne is drawing right now
2. What is Joanne doing?
3. What is the topic of discussion?
4. What time of day is the conversation taking place?
1. A friend called Joanne
2. Watching TV
4. 10 am
If you are uncertain about the answers to the questions, listen to the audio file again after having read the questions. After you have made all your selections, you may view the answers to see how you did.
Show Conversation Dialog
A: "Hey Joanne. What are you up to?"
B: "I'm just watching some television."
A: "I'm so bored. I don't know what I'm going to do today and it is only ten in the morning."
B: "Me too. Do you think we are boring people?"
A: "I don't think we are boring. It's just that we don't have any hobbies."
B: "That's right. What do you think we should do as a hobby?"
A: "That all depends on what you like to do. For example, I like to doodle on the notepad, so I'm thinking about doing some real drawings."
B: "I like to play the piano for fun."
A: "Yeah. That can be a good hobby."
B: "Hobbies are great. I'm going to make a list of all the things I like to do."
A: "That's a great idea. I'm going to do the same."
You should read the Conversation Dialog to help you study after going through the listening lesson. Do not view the Conversation Dialog prior to listening to the audio, or prior to answering all the questions.
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