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General Listening Quiz

“Family Activities – Script”

Listening Exercise

Listen to the recording on family activities and read along with the conversation. Review the key vocabulary and the sample sentences.

Emily: Welcome home, Dad.

Dad: Oh, Emily. How are you today?

Emily: Fine.

Dad: Good. And how was school today?

Emily: Really fun.

Dad: Good. And what did you do?

Emily: We made things.

Dad: Like what types of things did you make?

Emily: We made books.

Dad: You made books! Okay. And what else?

Emily: We . . . we made paper kangaroos.

Dad: You made paper kangaroos? Okay, and what did you need to make your paper kangaroos? What kind of supplies did you need?

Emily: We used crayons, papers, glue, and we had to follow directions.

Dad: Well good. And, uh, what did you do after school?

Emily: We went home, played games.

Dad: And did . . . Mom said you went to the junior high school.

Emily: I rode my bike in the tennis court.

Dad: Did you go by yourself?

Emily: I went with the whole family, and we went with Nathan, Sara, Rachael.

Dad: You went with your cousins.

Emily: And my mom.

Dad: Well, that’s great. Well, let’s get ready for dinner.

Emily: Okay.

Vocabulary and Sample Sentences

  • types (noun): kinds
    – What types of food do you make for your family?
  • supplies (noun): materials or tools to make something 
    – The children need supplies to make their art projects.
  • whole (adjective): all of; entire 
    – The whole family wants to eat pizza tonight.
  • cousin (noun): a child of a person’s aunt or uncle for mother usually used by children; also mom
    -My cousin is coming to visit me today.
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