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General Listening Quiz

“Party Time – Script”

Listening Exercise

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

Jori: Hi Dave. [HiHappy to see you could make it. Come on in.

Dave: Wow. Looks like the party’s in full swing.

Jori: Yeah. And they’re eating me out of house and home. Oh, I’d like you to meet my sister, Carol. She’s visiting for the weekend.

Dave: Oh. Which one is she?

Jori: She’s sitting on the sofa over there.

Dave: You mean the woman wearing the red sweater with the long black hair?

Jori: Yeah. That’s right. Let me introduce you to her. I just know you two will hit it off. You’re both so outgoing and adventurous.

Dave: Uh, and who’s the man sitting next to her? The man with the suit jacket and flashy green tie?

Jori: Oh, that’s Bob, my karate teacher.

Dave: Karate teacher! I never knew you were into karate.

Jori: Yeah, I started about two months ago. Come on. I’d like you to meet them.

Vocabulary and Sample Sentences

  • good to see you could make it : happy to see you could come
    – It’s really good to see you could make it.
  • full swing (idiom): at its high point
    – The party really got into full swing around midnight.
  • eat someone out of house and home (idiom): they’re eating all of my food
    – My teenagers have huge appetites and are eating me out of house and home.
  • hit it off (idiom): get along well
    – My roommate and I hit it off from the very first day we moved in.
  • outgoing (adjective): very friendly and sociable
    – He is very outgoing and always makes newcomers feel comfortable at a party.
  • adventurous (adjective): willingness to try new things
    – If I were more adventurous, I think I would try mountain climbing.
  • flashy (adjective): brightly colored or unusually decorated beyond normal standards
    – She tends to wear flashy ski wear during the winter season.
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