Basic Listening Lesson #15
Listen to Dialog
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Quiz - View Questions
1. There are several topics in this short discussion, what is the main topic?
2. How many hours is one person recommending to sleep?
3. Why did mike start exercising?
To burn off fat
A girl he likes joined the local gym
Because he was bored
To improve his health
4. When you get old, Mike recommends that you want to be what?
Handsome and tall
Smart and successful
Healthy and active
Rich and independent
2. 8 hours
3. To improve his health
4. Healthy and active
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: "Hi Mike. What have you been up to?"
B: "Not much. I started exercising."
A: "Trying to get in shape?"
B: "Yeah, and I need to start improving my health."
A: "Me too. What are you doing besides exercising?"
B: "That's about all."
A: "I think if you eat better, it will help tremendously."
B: "Sleep is good too. I heard people who sleep an average of eight hours a day have less health problems."
A: "Looks like there are a lot of things to do to stay healthy."
B: "True. But I think it is worth it. When you get old, you want to be healthy and active."
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