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General Listening Quiz

“New Friends”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
easy new friends man – woman 01:38

Pre-Listening Exercise

What are typical topics of conversation that come up when meeting someone for the first time? Write down your ideas before you begin.


a social butterfly” = someone who enjoys being around people
She’s a real social butterfly and always seems to make friends so easily.”

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

Post-Listening Exercise

Introduce yourself to two other people in your class using the conversation as a model.

Online Investigation

How do you say these basic expressions in these languages? Use the Internet to help you.

  1. Hello.
  2. How are you today?
  3. What is your name?
  4. My name is ______.
  5. Good-bye.
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