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General Listening Quiz

“Casino Gambling”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
easy gambling man – woman 01:00

Pre-Listening Exercise

What are the reasons why people gamble? Is gambling legal where you live?


strapped for cash” = short of money
I’m a little strapped for cash, so I can’t eat out very often.”

come into money” = get money suddenly
Steve came into money when his father passed away last year.

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

Post-Listening Exercise

Retell the conversation with a partner. What do you think the man will do next?

Online Investigation

Use the Internet to find reasons for and against gambling. What are your personal thoughts on the topic after you read these ideas?

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