Happy Birthday

Gap-fill Exercise

Fill in all the missing words below. Then, press "Check Answers" to grade your responses. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get more hints, but you lose points if you ask for help.

This gap-fill exercise is only for the first part of the original listening activity on Randall's site. The audio recording that you hear is for the full listening conversation.

Father: Hi Michael. Happy Birthday! How are you today?
Son: Seven.
Father: Alright. Well, let's Happy Birthday:

Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday dear Michael,
Happy Birthday to you.

Father: Alright. So what should we do first?
Son: How about and ice cream?
Father: Okay. Well, uh let . . . let's the candles. Okay, and make a ! Don't . . . don't tell me.
Son: Don't tell you?
Father: Yeah, don't tell me. Okay, and go ahead and out the candles. Okay, let's cut the cake, and then we can cake and ice cream. And what do you want to do the cake and ice cream?
Son: Play freeze tag.
Father: Now, how do you play tag?
Son: Um . . . one person is it, and the person who is it tries to everyone [Alright. And then . . . ] before I tag someone and then, another person tags me.
Father: Oh, wow. And who's coming over later for your birthday?
Son: Well, everyone. Uh, my cousins, all my and grandmas, grandpas.
Father: Alright. Well, Happy Birthday, Michael!