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Basic Listening Lesson #13
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Quiz - View Questions
1. What topic are they talking about?
Weather and rain
Shopping at the mall
Comedy movies at the theater
Sports and activities
2. If they get bored at the mall, what will they do?
Watch a movie
Buy a game to play
Go home and watch TV
Go to the gym
3. What word is used to describe the weather?
4. What was mentioned in the weather report?
It will stop raining in three days
It will stop raining in eight days
It will stop raining on Friday
I will be sunny over the weekend
1. Weather and rain
2. Watch a movie
4. It will stop raining in eight days
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: "The weather is terrible."
B: "Yeah. It's been raining a lot these days."
A: "I have been watching a lot of videos at home because of the constant rain."
B: "Have you heard when it's supposed to get better?"
A: "I saw the weather report, and it's going to rain for the next eight days."
B: "That sucks so much. What are we going to do?"
A: "I'm getting pretty bored. We should do something despite the rain."
B: "I'm with you. What do you have in mind?"
A: "I haven't been to the Mall in a long time. Let's go there."
B: "That sounds good. They have a movie theatre there, so if we get bored, we can watch a movie."
A: "Great. I'll stop by your place now."
B: "Ok. Don't forget to bring your umbrella. The rain can start up again anytime."
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