General Listening Quiz

“A Fun Day – Family Recreation – Script”

Listening Exercise

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

Girl: Dad, I’m bored today. I want to go to a movie?

Dad: A movie today? Well, I don’t know. Here. Let me look at the newspaper. Okay. Ah, here’s a movie that starts in the afternoon at 2:45. Well, should we take mommy with us?


Dad: Okay, we have to wait for mommy because she’s at a meeting right now.

Girl: Okay.

Dad: Alright. And what should we do after we see the movie?

Girl: Go on a walk.

Dad: Well, where would you like to go on a walk? Would you like to go down to the beach or through the park?

Girl: To the beach.

Dad: To the beach. Well, that sounds great. And then maybe we can go out to eat tonight. Does that sound okay?

Girl: Yeah.

Vocabulary and Sample Sentences

  • yeah (adverb): informal for yes; also yep 
    – May I use your pen. 
    Yeah, sure.
  • mommy (noun): an informal word for mother usually used by children; also mom
    – Mommy. May I watch TV?
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