General Listening Quiz

“Texting and Driving”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
intermediate texting man – woman 01:13

Pre-Listening Exercise

What are the dangerous of texting and driving? Are there any local laws that prohibit texting and driving where you live?

Idioms

drive someone crazy” = make someone go crazy
My younger sister drives me crazy with her terrible jokes.”

What are you driving at?” = What do you mean?
So, why did you say that terrible stuff about my clothes? What are you driving at? Do you mean they are old and ugly?

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

How often do you text and drive at the same time? Have you ever had an accident (or near accident) because of it? Describe the situation?

Online Investigation

Use the Internet to find out which countries ban or prohibit the use of cell phones while driving. Collect information on what fines or punishments are given to people who violate the law in such situations.

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