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General Listening Quiz

“Law Offices”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
easy law practice man – woman 00:48

Pre-Listening Exercise

Chefs make food at restaurants. Teachers help students learn. Police officers fight crime. Postal carriers deliver mail.

So, what do lawyers do exactly? Think of an example before you listen to the conversation.


behind bars” = in jail
“The police will put you behind bars if you break into that store.”

keep your nose clean” = stay out of trouble
You need to keep your nose clean, or you will lose your job.”

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

Post-Listening Exercise

Does the woman’s job sound interesting? Do you want to have a job like hers? Why or why not? Retell her background and work experience.

Online Investigation

Use the Internet to find the five highest paying jobs in your country. Then, discuss the jobs that interest you most.

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