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"keep an eye on" = watch carefully

"Be sure to keep an eye on the kids so they don't get to close to river."

"homesick" = sad at being away from home or things that are familiar

"My roommate is really homesick and can't think about anything else but his mom's cooking."

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Family Activities
1. Pre-Listening Exercises
2. Listening Exercises
3. Vocabulary
4. Post-Listening Exercises

Level: Topic:Type:Speakers:Length:
easydaily activities conversationman - young girl01:05

1. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]

Imagine you are a five-year-old girl, and your father asks you about your day. What activities do little children (in this case, a little girl) do during the day at that age?

HELPFUL TIP: Kids really don't care what you do with them, but what matters most is that you take time to be with them. Give them your time.


2. Listening Exercises [Top]
Listen to the conversation by pressing the "Play" button and answer the questions. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.

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1. In addition to paper books, what did the little girl make with paper at school ?
A. an animal
B. a person
C. a building

2. What thing did she NOT talk about when making the object in Question 1?
A. paper
B. glue
C. scissors

3. What did the girl do after school?
A. She rode her bicycle.
B. She watched television.
C. She went to the store.

4. Who did she meet and play with at the junior high school?
A. her teacher
B. her cousins
C. her father

5. Where does this conversation most probably take place?
A. at a house
B. at school
C. at a park

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3. Vocabulary Activities [Top]
Review the key vocabulary from the conversation: [ Why do these? ]

4. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]

Talk about your family with a partner using some of these questions:

  • How many people are in your family?
  • What do your parents do?
  • What kinds of activities does your family do together?
  • What is one thing you like or dislike about your family?

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