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General Listening Quiz

“Carpet Cleaning”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
intermediate carpet cleaning man 01:04

Pre-Listening Exercise

What kind of flooring is most common in homes and apartments in your country (e.g., tile, hardwood, carpet, cement, laminate, etc.)? How often do you use carpet cleaning services in your own home? 

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

Vocabulary Practice

Post-Listening Exercise

What particular customs are there in your country for visiting the home of a friend or someone new? For example, in some countries, people take off their shoes and put on slippers when they enter.

Online Investigation

Use the Internet to find carpet cleaning companies. Then, answer these questions:

  1. What are the names of the companies?
  2. What special services do they provide besides cleaning carpets?
  3. How much do their services cost?
  4. What guarantee do they provide for any of their services?
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