Basic Listening Lesson #21
Listen to Dialog
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Quiz - View Questions
1. What is the great news in the dialog?
He received a job offer
He got a promotion at work
He gave an interview
He wants to celebrate
2. How did he feel about the interview?
He thought he did bad
He thought he did good
He though he did perfect
He didn't have an interview
3. What are they going to do to celebrate?
Go to a party
Go watch a movie
Go drink beer
Go play pool
4. Who is paying for the celebration?
Doesn't mention anything about who is paying
Both of them will pay equally
The friend with the good news
The friend who heard the good news
1. He received a job offer
2. He thought he did bad
3. Go drink beer
4. The friend with the good news
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 John. I have some great news."
B: "What happened?"
A: "I got a job offer from Dell."
B: "That's great. I thought you said you didn't get the job."
A: "I thought I did bad on the interview, but I guess I was wrong. I'm so happy right now."
B: "I bet. That's great news. I'm very happy for you."
A: "Thanks. I feel like celebrating. Let's go have a beer. It's on me."
B: "Sounds good."
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