Listening

Listening   

The Charity Show     https://www.esl-lounge.com/student/listening/2L1-the-charity-show.php

Two friends talk about how one can help the other with an upcoming charity show.

Listen to the mp3 file and choose true/false for each question. Then listen again to check.



1. Ben needs someone to help with the cooking.
    True
    False

2. The show is going to take place in the park.
    True
    False

3. Kathy likes Graham's jokes.
    True
    False

4. Somebody from Kathy's family has already volunteered to help.
    True
    False

5. Ben doesn't think Kathy's card tricks will work.
    True
    False

6. Kathy can't dance very well.
    True
    False

7. Kathy can't participate because she is helping Susan.
    True
    False



The Charity Show 2  https://www.esl-lounge.com/student/listening/2L1-the-charity-show-2.php

Two friends talk about how one can help the other with an upcoming charity show.

For each sentence, write the correct modal verb in the space.

  1. Ben: Do you think you  _____help?
  2. Kathy: I_________  do some of the cooking if you need.
  3. Kathy: There's going to be a lot of people around and the park __________ get pretty messy I think.
  4. Kathy: He_________  tell jokes Ben! Who else do you have?
  5. Kathy: Oh, that will be nice. She ___________ play well.
  6. Kathy: I can do some card tricks. That______  be a nice idea.
  7. Kathy: I _________ sing the national anthem quite well.
  8. Ben: It _____ only take a couple of minutes.
  9. Ben:  _________you escape for just 5 minutes?
  10. Ben: Yeah, that sounds perfect. We  __________finish up at about 5pm.




Diana's New Job https://www.esl-lounge.com/student/listening/2L2-dianas-new-job.php

Diana tells her friend about how her new job is going.

Listen to the mp3 file and choose the best answer for each question. Then listen again to check.


1. How did Diana and the tourists travel to the canyon?
    Car
    Train
    Bus

2. Why did some of the tourists stay at the hotel today?
    They were tired.
    They were ill.
    They went to a different place.

3. Who is Mark?
    A hotel manager.
    Diana's colleague.
    A worker at the canyon.

4. What did Diana do for lunch?
    She didn't have time for lunch.
    She ate something with the tourists.
    She had lunch in the canyon caf�.

5. What does Diana think about her job?
    The wages are good, but she hates the work.
    They pay her poorly but at least she likes the job.
    The wages are good and she likes the job too.

6. What did Diana do when she arrived back in the hotel?
    She had a sandwich.
    She spoke to the head of the tourist group about tomorrow.
    She slept because she was exhausted.

7. What is the program for tomorrow?
    Aquarium in the morning, museum in the afternoon.
    Tour of the city in the morning, aquarium in the afternoon.
    Museum in the morning, aquarium in the afternoon.



Diana's New Job 2  https://www.esl-lounge.com/student/listening/2L2-dianas-new-job-2.php

Diana tells her friend about how her new job is going.

Match the expressions of quantity on the left with the nouns on the right. Write the correct number in each space.


1. few
2. too many
3. a lot
4. too much
5. not any
6. a little
7. not many
things ______
empty spaces __________
to do _________
time for lunch ________
problems _________
of help __________
time __________


The Job Interview https://www.esl-lounge.com/student/listening/2L3-job-interview.php

Pia goes for a job interview to try and get a new job.

Listen to the mp3 file and put 1-2 words into each space to complete the resume/CV. Then listen again to check.

Resume

Name: Pia Marcotti
Place of Birth: (1), Italy.
Age: (2)

Post-University Experience

October (3) - September 2002
Worked for mother's (4) company, Meals On Wheels. Main responsibilities: webmaster and advertising.

September 2002 - February 2003
Travelled mostly in Europe but also a month in (5).

March 2003 - July 2005
Worked for (6) Footwear, shoe company near hometown. Worked in (7) department for most of this time.

Languages Spoken:
(8) - fluent
(9) - good after (10) years study.



World Of Movies  https://www.esl-lounge.com/student/listening/1L1-world-of-movies.php

A cinema's recorded message giving information about movies and times of screening.

Listen to the mp3 file and choose the best answer for each question. Then, listen again to check.


1. What type of film is on Screen 1
    horror/thriller
    romance
    sci-fi

2. Which screen has an animated film
    1
    2
    3
    4

3. What time does the first film start
    2.00
    3.00
    4.00

4. If you arrive at the cinema at 7.10, when is the next film
    7.25
    7.45
    7.55

5. Which screen is showing a love story
    2
    3
    4

6. Where is the director of 'Streetmatch' from
    England
    France
    Spain
    USA

7. What time does the last film start
    11.45
    11.55
    12.45

8. How much does it cost for a mother and father with 3 children (aged 16, 14 and 9) to see a film
    21.50
    22.50
    23.50
    24.50



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