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Family
Basic Level
I. Pre-Listening Exercises
II. Listening Exercises
IIII. Post-Listening Exercises

I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]

People can get to know each other better if they can talk about their families, jobs, hometowns, and even their hobbies. Think of three questions (and possible answers) you might ask someone about his or her family before you do the listening activity (for example, "How many sisters do you have?").


SAMPLE SENTENCES:
  • How's your family?
    >>> They're fine.
  • What does your father do?
    >>> He's a teacher.
family


II. Listening Exercises [Top]
Listen by pressing the "Play Audio" button and select the correct answer for each question. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.

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1. So, what does your father do for a living?
A. He lives in Paris.
B. He's an architect.
C. His name is Greg.

2. How many _____________ are in your family?
A. There are five people in my family.
B. My father has two brothers.
C. My sister isn't married.

3. How _______ is your ________________?
A. Since 1978.
B. He's seventeen.
C. She turned 10 in May.

4. ___________________________________________________?
A. They're both lawyers.
B. They're from Australia.
C. They live in London.

5. ____________________________________________________?
A. I'm single.
B. I have two sisters.
C. I live with my brothers.

6. ____________________________________________________?
A. His name is Chris.
B. Call me Kathy.
C. Everyone calls her Nancy.

7. ____________________________________________________?
A. She's a writer.
B. She enjoys her work.
C. She works in a library.

8. ____________________________________________________?
A. In 1984.
B. Since 1993.
C. On September 21st.

9. ____________________________________________________?
A. Yes, two daughters.
B. Yes, I like children.
C. Yes, two brothers.

10. ____________________________________________________?
A. We met last summer.
B. We met at a Christmas party.
C. My wife and I got married in May.


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III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]

Answer the following questions with a partner:

  1. Where are you from? >>

    I'm from _________________.

  2. How many people are in your family? >>>

    There are _____________ in my family.

  3. What does your father/mother do for a living? >>>

    My father/mother works for _________________ (name of the company) / at ________________ (the place or type of company).

  4. Where do you live? >>>

    I live in _________________.

  5. ______________________________ (your own idea)

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