Basic English Quiz

"Part-Time Jobs"

Pre-Listening Exercise

What are some part-time jobs are common in your country or hometown? Do high school and college students work? How much do they get paid?

Listening Exercise

Listen by pressing the Play button. Then, select the best response for each sentence or question.

Example: (You hear): How many people are in your family?

You see these responses: A. Four people. OR B. They don't live year.

The best response is A. Four people.

1. (You hear) _________.

When do you start your new job?

2. (You hear) __________.

I got a raise.

3. (You hear) _________.

What is your boss like?

4. (You hear) __________.

Do you work on weekends?

5. (You hear) __________.

I don't feel well today.

Post-Listening Exercise

Think about a part-time job have had and discuss these questions:

  1. Where did you work?
  2. What did you do there exactly?
  3. How many hours a week did you work there?
  4. What did you like or dislike about the job?
  5. Why did you quit?

Listening Script

(Correct choice in underlined.)

  1. When do you start your new job? >>> AOn Monday. OR B. Last Tuesday.
  2. I got a raise. >>> AThat's great. OR B. Sorry to hear that.
  3. What is your boss like? >>>> A. I like him a lot. OR BHe's easygoing and friendly.
  4. Do you work on weekends? >>>> AYes, I do. OR B. He's easygoing and friendly.
  5. I don't feel well today. >>>> A. Happy to hear that. OR B.Well, go home and rest.