Basic English Quiz

"Making Friends"

Pre-Listening Exercise

It is easy to meet and make friends if you understand how to introduce yourself.

Listening Exercise

Listen to the recording and choose the best response for each question. Then, review the script to this listening activity at the bottom of the page.

1. (You hear) _______.

Hi. I'm James.

2. (You hear) _______.

So, where are you from?

3. (You hear) _______.

Right now, I work at a restaurant.

4. (You hear) ________.

How many hours do you work a week?

5. (You hear) ________.

Well, I have to go.

Post-Listening Exercise

Introduce yourself to a partner and find out four things about the people in his or her family.

Listening Script

(Correct choice in underlined.)

  1. Hi. I'm James. >> AI'm Brandon. Nice to meet you. B. I'm fine. Thank you.
  2. So, where are you from? >>> A. I am a student. BI was born in New York.
  3. Right now, I work at a restaurant. >> AOh, what do you do there exactly? B. Oh, did you like the job?
  4. How many hours do you work a week? >>> AI work about 30 hours. B. I work on Tuesdays and Thursdays.
  5. Well, I have to go. >>> A. Oh. Let's go. BOh, okay. See you later.