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General Listening Quiz

“Party Time”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
easy descriptions man – woman 00:46

Pre-Listening Exercise

Imagine that you have been invited to a party. How would you dress for the occasion? What types of fashionable clothing can you purchase at local stores or even online clothing stores?


life of the party” = a person who makes a party fun for everyone
You need to invite him. He’s always the life of the party, and he keeps things exciting.”

eat you out of house and home” = be difficult to feed because someone is eating so much food
You need to tell your adult children to move out because they’re eating you out of house and home.”

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

Attending parties can be an enjoyable experience in a new culture as long as you understand the social rules of that country. What are some cultural rules that a visitor to your culture should know in such cases? Think about dress, gift giving, and any special expression or language that are used in these situations.

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