Listen and complete the conversation
Part A. Complete the conversation. Fill in the blank with is/am/are or do/does.
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Answer the following questions with a complete sentence.
What’s your full name?
Where do you come from?
When is your birthday?
How many brothers and sisters do you have?
Do you have a best friend? If yes, who?
How does your best friend look like?
What do you like to do in your free time?
Whom do you live with?
Why do people say that English is important?
Jeff: Hey, Sue, what do you like to do in your ________ time?
Sue: Hmm. Well, I really like to read. It’s ________. How about you? Do you like to read?
Jeff: Not really. Reading puts me to sleep. I prefer to talk on the phone and chat online with friends. It’s a good way to keep in touch with friends and to ________ new people.
In the conversation, Jeff asks Sue what she likes to do in her free time. Sue responds by saying she enjoys reading and finds it relaxing. Jeff then shares his preference for talking on the phone and chatting online with friends, as it allows him to keep in touch with friends and meet new people. Therefore, the correct answers are "free" because reading is an activity that can be done in one's free time, "relaxing" because Sue finds reading to be a relaxing activity, and "meet" because Jeff believes talking on the phone and chatting online allows him to meet new people.
Ruth: Do you want to go ________
Fred: I don’t know. I think it looks ________
Ruth: Oh, no, not really. It’s easy – and it’s a lot of ________
Fred: Not for me – I can’t ________. I think I prefer to watch.
Joy: Do you like your roommates?
Jim: Yes, I like them a lot. They’re a bit ________ , but I’m never ________!
Joy: That’s great. Do you do many things together?
Jim: Sure. Sometimes we cook dinner or go to the ________.
Jim mentions that his roommates are "a bit noisy" but he doesn't mind it, indicating that he is comfortable with the noise they make. He also mentions that he is "never lonely," suggesting that he enjoys their company and doesn't feel isolated or alone. Lastly, when asked if they do many things together, Jim mentions that they sometimes cook dinner or go to the movies, implying that going to the movies is one of the activities they enjoy as a group.
Mike: Do you have a large ________, Judy?
Judy: No, I just have one ________ sister. Her name is Marcia, and we’re good ________.
Mike: What is she like?
Judy: She’s great. She always gives me good ________, and sometimes she calls me just to ________.
Mike asks Judy if she has a large family. Judy responds by saying that she only has one older sister named Marcia and they are good friends. When Mike asks what Marcia is like, Judy says that she is great. Marcia always gives her good advice and sometimes calls just to chat. Therefore, the correct answers are family, older, friend, advice, and chat, as they all fit into the context of the conversation between Mike and Judy.
A: Where are you from?________ you from Surabaya?
B: No, ________. I am from Tegal.
The correct answer is "are, I am not, I'm not, I ain't." In this conversation, person A asks where person B is from, and person B responds by saying "No, I am not from Surabaya. I am from Tegal." The word "are" is used to complete the question, and the phrases "I am not," "I'm not," and "I ain't" are all acceptable ways to say "No, I am not."
A: ________ Kate have a sister?
B: Yes, she ________. Her name ________ Anna.
The question is asking if Kate has a sister. The correct answer is "does" because it is used to form a question in the present tense. The second blank is also "does" because it is used to confirm that Kate does have a sister. The third blank is "is" because it is used to introduce the name of Kate's sister, which is Anna.
A: What ________ Miko and Doni do?
B: They ________ accountants.
The question is asking what Miko and Doni do, and the answer states that they are accountants. The word "do" is used to ask about their profession or job, and the word "are" is used to describe their occupation as accountants.
A: Who ________ the man? ________ he your brother?
B: No, he ________. He ________ my best friend
In this conversation, person A is asking person B about the identity of a man. Person B responds by saying that the man is not their brother, but rather their best friend. The correct answer fills in the blanks with the verb "is" to indicate the existence or identity of the man. The use of "is not" and "isn't" in the last blank emphasizes that the man is not the brother of person B.
A: Do ________ live with ________ family, Jenny?
B: Well, I live with ________ parents. I have an older brother, but ________ lives in an apartment with two roommates.
A: Where is ________ apartment?
B: In the city. ________ in a great neighborhood.
A: And what do ________ roommates do?
B: ________ both students.
A: Do any family members live with you?
B: Well, there’s Aunt Jane. ________ almost 45 ________ birthday is in May. Oh, yes, ________ also live with Ginger.
A: Who is Ginger? Is that another aunt?
B: No, that’s ________ dog.
The blanks in the conversation are filled with pronouns that refer to different people and things. "You" is used to refer to the person being addressed, "your" is used to indicate possession by the person being addressed, "my" is used to indicate possession by the speaker, "he" is used to refer to the brother of the person being addressed, "their" is used to indicate possession by the roommates, "it is" or "it's" is used to refer to the apartment, "his" is used to indicate possession by one of the roommates, "they are" or "they're" is used to indicate the occupation of the roommates, "she is" or "she's" is used to refer to Aunt Jane, "her" is used to indicate possession by Aunt Jane, "we" is used to refer to the speaker and their family members, and "our" is used to indicate possession by the speaker and their family members.