Skip to main content

General Listening Quiz

“Family Relationships”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
easy families two men 01:10

Pre-Listening Exercise

What five questions could you ask someone about his or her family (e.g., What does your father do?)?


“get under someone’s skin” = annoy or bother someone
My brother gets under my skin when he enters my room without knocking.”

“stay-at-home mom” = a mother who doesn’t have a job outside the home
My sister finds satisfaction in being a stay-at-home mom.”

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

Vocabulary Practice

Do the vocabulary quizzes with the words from the conversation for more practice:

Post-Listening Exercise

Ask a partner five questions about his or her family. Then introduce your partner to another student using the information you learned about that person. Who are you closest to in your family: mother, father, brother, sister, or another relative? Why?

Try More Free Listening at