General Listening Quiz

“Dating Violence”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
difficult dating man – woman 01:54

Pre-Listening Exercise

What types problems can come up in a relationship including any kind of emotional, physical, or psychological abuse?

Idioms

dump someone” = end a relationship
John’s girlfriend dumped him because he treated her so badly, physically and emotionally.”

fall for someone” = to begin to love or have feelings for someone
My sister often falls for the worst guys without getting to really know them.”

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

Post-Listening Exercise

Describe relationships you are in or have been involved in (with friends, partners, even parents). What activities and attitudes create a positive environment in a friendship and marriage?

Online Investigation

Search the Internet for information on how to prevent dating violence. What suggestions can you find? What laws exist in your country or area that protect people from such abuse?

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