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Basic Listening Lesson #09
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. Person A works and watches TV all day. What is he starting to think about?
The next great movie
Work he didn't finish yet
2. What suggestion is made to get more exercise?
Running or Jogging
Doing more outdoor activities
Going to the local gym
Geting a health club membership
3. What type of lessons are they considering?
4. For $120, how often will they meet?
Everyday for a month
Once a week for two months
Twice a week for one month
1. Hi health
2. Doing more outdoor activities
3. Tennis lessons
4. Twice a week for one month
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: "All I do all day is work and watch TV. I really should start thinking about my health."
B: "I never thought about that, but you're right. What do you think we should do?"
A: "For starters, we should start doing more outdoor activities. That way we'll get some exercise."
B: "I was thinking about taking tennis lessons. I always have an hour to spare in the afternoon. What do you think about that?"
A: "That's not a bad idea. How much is it?"
B: "I heard it is only about one hundred twenty dollars a month for 8 lessons."
A: "Playing tennis twice a week will be a good start. Count me in."
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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