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General Listening Quiz

“Donating Cars”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
easy donations man – woman 00:53

Pre-Listening Exercise

What kinds of things do people donate to others in your community? What are some organizations that accept donations?


give (someone) a hand” = help someone
Could you give me a hand to move this sofa? It’s heavy.

bring home the bacon” = earn money for the family
Who brings home the bacon in your family: your mom or dad?

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

Post-Listening Exercise

Retell the story from the point of view of the man and woman. How does the man feel about his situation? What does the woman do for the man? Have you ever done anything for someone, and if so, what happened?

Online Investigation

Use the Internet to find an organization that accepts donations in your area. Then, answer these questions:

  1. What is the name of the group or organization?
  2. What is the goal of the charity?
  3. What kinds of donations do they accept?
  4. How are your donations used and what percent of your donation actually goes to people in need?
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