[Back to Quiz]

Party Time!

Listening Exercises

Listen to the conversation again by pressing the Play Audio button and read along with the conversation. Review the Key Vocabulary and the sample sentences.

Loading the player ...
[ What are these different audio choices? ]
[ Other Audio Option: Play Window Media ]

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

Dave: Wow. Looks like the party is 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? Uh, 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.

Key Vocabulary [Top]

  • 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.

Vocabulary Activities [Top]

Now, do these exercises to review the vocabulary. Then, return back to the Post-Listening Exercise to use the vocabulary in real conversations.

Randall's Sites: Daily ESL | ESL Blog | EZSlang | Train Your Accent | Tips For Students | Hiking In Utah

Randall Davis. All rights reserved.
Read complete Terms of Use for more information.

Using This Site