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Dinner Ideas
Basic Level
I. Pre-Listening Exercises
II. Listening Exercises
IIII. Post-Listening Exercises

I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]
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What does your family often eat for dinner? What do you drink with your meal? Do you have a dessert afterwards, and if so, what do you eat? Who usually prepares the meal? Who cleans the dishes?


  • We usually eat dinner together as a family.
  • My dad sometimes makes dinner and sets the table.
  • The kids usually put the dishes in the dish washer.

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. What did the woman make for dinner?
A. steak, potatoes, and peas
B. chicken, bread, and corn
C. fish, rice, and carrots

2. She also made a salad with __________.
A. shrimp
B. bacon
C. tomatoes

3. She is going to serve _________ for dessert.
A. ice cream
B. apple pie
C. cake

4. It took her _________ hours to make the meal.
A. two
B. three
C. four

5. Why isn't the man hungry?
A. He ate something before.
B. He is feeling a little sick.
C. He doesn't like what she made.

6. How does the woman feel?
A. frustrated
B. confused
C. worried

7. Where does the woman put the food at the end of the conversation?
A. in the refrigerator
B. in the garbage
C. in some shoes

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III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]

What did you eat yesterday for breakfast, lunch, and dinner? Who prepared the meals? Are their any special cultural rules for eating such meals (i.e., you can eat with your fingers, you don't start eating until an elder member such as a grandfather starts, you never eat with your left hand)?

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