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Meeting New People
Basic Level
I. Pre-Listening Exercises
II. Listening Exercises
IIII. Post-Listening Exercises

I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]

It is easy to meet and make friends if you understand, and use, their names.

  • Boys Names: Aaron, Adam, Andrew, Brandon, Brian, Chad, Charles, Christopher, Daniel, David, Derek, Dustin, Eric, Jacob, John, Joseph, Joshua, Justin, Kevin, Mark, Matthew, Michael, Nathan, Paul, Richard, Robert, Ryan, Scott, Shawn, Stephen, Thomas, Timothy, Travis, William
  • Girls Names: Amanda, Amber, Amy, Andrea, Angela, April, Ashley, Christina, Courtney, Crystal, Danielle, Emily, Erica, Erin, Heather Jamie, Jennifer, Jessica, Julie, Katherine, Katie, Kelly, Kimberly, Kristin, Laura, Lauren, Lisa, Maria, Mary, Megan, Melissa, Michelle, Nicole, Rachel, Sara (Sarah), Shannon, Stephanie, Tara, Tiffany
  • What's your name?
    >> My name's James, but my friends call me Jim.
  • Sorry, but I forgot your name. What's your name again?

II. Listening Exercises [Top]
Listen by pressing the "Play Audio" button. Then, select the correct answer for each sentence, which may be missing one or more words. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.

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1. Hi. My name's ______________.
A. Josh
B. Jacob
C. Jared

2. I want you to meet my sister, _____________.
A. Tammy
B. Candy
C. Amy

3. All of my friends call me __________.
A. Nick
B. Mike
C. Matt

4. The teacher's name is ____________ Smith.
A. Dennis
B. Douglas
C. Daniel

5. __________________ is sixteen years old.
A. Amanda
B. Alisa
C. Alex

6. Do you know ___________________?
A. Pat
B Peter
C. Paul

7. ___________________________ on Friday.
A. Natalia's
B. Nicole's
C. Nancy's

8. Is your ________________. _____________ remember.
A. Russel
B. Randall
C. Richard

9. __________________ in Los Angeles but she __________________.
A. Laura
B. Lisa
C. Lauren

10. ____________________________________________.
A. Ted
B. Tim
C. Todd

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III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]

Introduce yourself to a partner and find out the names of the people in his or her family. Do any of their names have any special meaning in their native languages? Use the Internet and search under "baby names" or other similar keywords to help you.

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