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Apartment Living
Basic Level
I. Pre-Listening Exercises
II. Listening Exercises
IIII. Post-Listening Exercises

I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]
Tell People About This Listening Activity

What things are most important to you when you rent an apartment? Put these things in order from most important to least important. Then, discuss your reasons for your choices.

  1. ___ price
  2. ___ location to transportation (bus or train)
  3. ___ apartment facilities (swimming pool, fitness room, laundry room)
  4. ___ parking space or garage
  5. ___ location to shopping center
  6. ___ length of rental contract
  7. ___ apartment age

  • My apartment has a spacious kitchen.
  • This place has two bedrooms and one bathroom.
  • The rent for these apartments is fairly reasonable.

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

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1. How many bedrooms does the man's apartment have?
A. one
B. two
C. three

2. The swimming pool ________ the apartment building.
A. next to
B. behind
C. in front of

3. What business are opposite the apartments?
A. clothing stores
B. book stores
C. restaurants

4. How much does the man pay for rent?
A. $235
B. $255
C. $275

5. What service is NOT included in the rent?
A. gas
B. the Internet
C. electricity

Score =
Correct answers:

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III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]

If you live in another country to learn English, where do you want to live: in an apartment, in a campus dormitory, or with a host family in a house? Share your reasons.

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