Step 1: 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.Step 2: Quiz - View Questions
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.Step 3: Show Conversation Dialog
A: "Hi. Aren't you in my sociology class?"
B: "I think so. With Professor Robinson right?"
A: "Yeah. I'm Nicole."
B: "I'm George. It's nice to meet you."
A: "How are you liking the class so far?"
B: "I like the subject. I think it's pretty interesting."
A: "Me too. But it's hard to sit in class when the weather is so nice."
B: "Tell me about it. The weather has been so great lately."
A: "So, what year are you?"
B: "I'm a sophomore. How about you?"
A: "I'm a freshman."
B: "Where are you from around here?"
A: "No. I'm from the east. I grew up in New York."
B: "New York? That seems like a fun place."
A: "More like a busy place. Everyone is always on the run over there."
B: "I grew up in San Francisco."
A: "That's not too far from here. Do you like living on the west coast?"
B: "I haven't been to many other places, but the west coast is a great place."
A: "Yeah. I like it too."
B: "Are you ready for the mid term next Friday?"
A: "I'm so behind. I've been going out a lot. I'm having so much fun, but I really need to catch up on my school work."
B: "Where do you usually hang out?"
A: "No where specific. We always do different things."
B: "Have you been to Alcatraz yet?"
A: "Not yet. I want to go though."
B: "I highly recommend it. It's an interesting place to visit."
A: "Maybe you could take me there."
B: "If you get a B or better on your midterm, I'll take you there."
A: "Deal. It was great meeting you. I'll talk to you again tomorrow."
B: "Ok. See you later."
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.