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Advanced Listening Lesson #03
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. Where is the conversation taking place?
In an apartment
At a friend's house
At the dormitory
In the classroom
2. Where is Ontario?
In Washington State
3. Select the statement that is true about which state this dialog is occurring?
Not mentioned, but definitely not in Washington
Not mentioned, but definitely not in California
Not mentioned, but definitely not in Texas
It is definitely in California
4. From the dialog, what indicates that they will be good roommates?
They both come from the same state
They are both freshman
They are both night people
They both enjoy drinking
1. At the dormitory
2. In California
3. Not mentioned, but definitely not in California
4. They are both night people
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: "Hi. My name is Jack."
B: "Hey Jack. I'm Seth."
A: "It's nice to meet you."
B: "Looks like we're going to be roommates."
B: "So where are you from?"
A: "I'm from Tacoma. How about you?"
B: "I'm from Ontario."
A: "In Canada?"
B: "No. It's in California. It's a smaller city in southern California."
A: "So what made you come here?"
B: "I wanted to go to a different state."
A: "I see. Hey, if you don't mind, I took this side of the room."
B: "No problem. They look the same to me."
A: "Are you a morning person or a night person."
B: "I'm a night person."
A: "That's great. So am I. I like to sleep in the morning."
B: "That should work out well then."
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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