Listening Quiz - Unit 1

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This quiz should be completed after listening to Listening Track 1 on ucenglish. Ning. Com in the Music section. If you fail, please take the quiz again so get 80% of the answers right. Please include your email address when registering so I know you took the quiz.

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Listen to Listening Track 1 on the Main page of in the Music section. Then, answer this question: What is Michelle's problem?

  • 2. 

    Can you describe three problems Michelle says single men have?

  • 3. 

    Listen again to LIstening Track 1. Then, fill in the blank for these sentences from the conversation. Please only put spaces between your answers and no , or ;. (Example answer: radio person)Jason: This is the ______________ phone-in, Planet Lonely. And you're with me, Jason Lynch. Next _____________, please - Michelle from Birmingham.

    The conversation is a radio show where the host, Jason Lynch, introduces the program as "the midnight phone-in, Planet Lonely." He then asks for the next caller by saying "Next, please - Michelle from Birmingham." Therefore, the correct answers to fill in the blanks are "midnight caller" and "midnight, caller."

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  • 4. 

    Jason: Hi, Michelle. What do you want to talk about? Michelle: I want to ___________________________.

    The correct answer is "ask your advice" because Michelle is expressing her desire to seek Jason's input or guidance on a certain topic or issue. By using the phrase "ask your advice," Michelle is indicating that she values Jason's opinion and wants him to share his thoughts or recommendations with her.

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  • 5. 

    Jason: OK, that's what we're here for! Go ahead. Michelle: Well, I'm 28 and I'm ____________________________ and I'd like to _________________ and _____________________ . But I just can't find _________________. He isn't out there.

    Michelle is expressing her desire to settle down and start a family. She is 28 years old and wants to find a partner to have children with. However, she is unable to find the right person for this purpose and feels that the ideal partner does not exist.

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    Jason: I can see that could be _____________________.Michelle: Or else, they can't ___________________ . They just __________ into their drinks and look ___________________.

    Jason is suggesting that the reason for someone looking miserable could be because they are facing a problem. Michelle then adds that another possibility could be that they are unable to make conversation, causing them to stare into their drinks. Both of these actions contribute to their overall miserable appearance.

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    Michelle: Yes! Yes, you've got it! You seem to know what I'm talking about. How do you know?Jason: Some of us know just what you're talking about, _______________ .

    Jason: Some of us know just what you're talking about, because we have shared experiences or knowledge that allows us to understand your perspective or topic of conversation.

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  • 8. 

    Listen one more time. The following sentences are slightly different from what the two people said. How are they different (write the correct version in the blank)? Do the new sentences change the original meaning? If so, how? (you should write your answers in your notebook).Do you have a picture of Mr. Right?Do you have a picture _______________?

    The correct version of the sentence is "Do you have a picture in your head of Mr. Right?" This sentence adds the phrase "in your head" to specify where the picture of Mr. Right should be. The new sentences do not change the original meaning, but they provide additional clarification about the location of the picture.

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  • 9. 

    In fact, I think he sounds rather nice.In fact, I think he sounds _________________.

    The given statement suggests that the speaker finds the person being referred to as sounding nice. Additionally, the speaker also believes that this person sounds similar to themselves. Therefore, the most suitable option to complete the statement would be "rather like me". This implies that the speaker finds the person's voice or mannerisms to be similar to their own.

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  • 10. 

    But the really nice guys are all married.But the really nice guys _________________.

  • 11. 

    They get light in their eyes.They get ______________ their eyes …..

  • 12. 

    Or if they’re really attractive, you can be sure they’re going out with someone already.Or if they're really attractive, you can be sure they're going out _____________________.

    The given statement suggests that if someone is extremely attractive, it is highly likely that they are already in a relationship with multiple women simultaneously.

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