Interviews

“My Neighborhood”

Level

Intermediate

Pre-Listening Question

What points do you consider when choosing a place to live in a new neighborhood?

Vocabulary and Expressions

Here are some words and expressions that appear in the video:

on-site  (adjective or adverb): at a particular place
– My apartment complex has an on-site exercise facility, so I don’t have to go to another gym to work out. (adjective)

– Some of the construction workers working on this building project live on-site during certain parts of the year. (adverb)

tons: a large amount of something
– You will like this apartment because it has tons of storage.

Tons of families live in this neighborhood, so my children have a lot of friends.

Listening Comprehension Questions

Now, watch the interview and answer the comprehension questions. You can also turn on the automatically-generated captions for the video once you start it.


Conversation Questions

Describe your neighborhood. 

  1. What kinds of housing are present there (high-rise apartments, small apartment complexes, single homes, condominiums, etc.)?
  2. What are the people like in your neighborhood (friendly, reserved, young families, retirees, etc.)?
  3. What services, stores, and parks are located in the area?
  4. What do you like and dislike about your area?

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