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Basic Listening Lesson #33
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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. What is Mark doing right now?
Studying for an exam
2. What day of the week is it?
3. What are they planning on doing?
Planning to watch TV
Planning to play basketball
Planning on going to Starbucks
Planning on shopping with their girlfriend
4. When are they going to meet?
Tomorrow after lunch
In 30 minutes
In 1 hour
1. Watching TV
3. Planning on going to Starbucks
4. In 30 minutes
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 Mark. What are you doing?"
B: "Just watching some TV."
A: "Anything interesting on?"
B: "Not really. Just watching the sports highlight on ESPN."
A: "So I take it you're pretty bored too."
B: "Just killing time until I find something to do. What are you up to?"
A: "It's Saturday and we are sitting at home doing nothing. What's wrong with us?"
B: "You wanna shoot some hoops?"
A: "I already tried to call up some of the guys, but they are all busy."
B: "Where's your girlfriend? I thought you were going out with her today."
A: "She's out shopping with her friends."
B: "Let's go to Starbucks and think of something to do then."
A: "Aright. Do you have any cigarettes?"
B: "I only have a couple left. Why don't you pick some up on the way."
A: "Ok. See you there in about 30 minutes."
B: "Aright. See you there."
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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