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General Listening Quiz

“Saturday’s Chores”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
easy house cleaning man – boy 02:08

Pre-Listening Exercise

What household chores do you do at home?  Should parents give money to their children as a reward? 


lend someone a hand” = help someone
Could you lend me a hand with the housework before your parents arrive.”

lift a finger” = do the smallest amount of work required
“Susan’s husband rarely lifts a finger to help her around the house.”

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

What chores do men and women do at home in your country? How have things changed or remained the same during the past thirty years or so in your country? Do children do chores in your family? Do everyday people hire housekeepers to do such housework?

Online Investigation

For some individuals, finding the time and energy to do household chores can be an issue. Fortunately, you can find more and more house cleaning services that will do the job for you for a fee. Search on the Internet for two companies that provide house cleaning and compare their work in terms of price, range of cleaning services, and guarantee.

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