The Forgotten Skill, Listening Exercise- Pinar Elet

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💡 The idea of the activity:
With different types of accents and topics: learners will improve their listening skills, gain the ability to understand contents simultaneously and after corrections: they will be better in punctuation, grammar, and vocabulary.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Listen to the audio clip carefully. Fill in the blanks and complete the script of the audio then answer the questions. Write your answers with CAPITAL LETTERS.

  • 2. 

    Teacher: Hi. Welcome to Parent-Teacher Conference. Parent: Thanks. Teacher: So, what is your child's name? Parent: It's Megan Jones. Teacher: Megan. Uh, let's see. Oh yeah, Megan. Um, she missed the last couple of days. Has she been sick? Parent: No, she's been having some problems with the other kids in your class, and ... Teacher: Well, you know, junior high school is a difficult time, but she just needs to ________ a little more in class. I think...

    Explanation
    speak up (phrasal verb): speak without fear or hesitation

    - People need to speak up against bullying when the see it happen.

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  • 3. 

    Parent: No, it's . . . it's more than that. Some of the kids in your class have really been________  her a lot. Teacher: What do you mean?

    Explanation
    bully (verb): treat someone badly in action or words

    - Why do you always bully Brandon? He hasn't done anything to you.

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  • 4. 

    Parent: Well, um, they've been________ her a lot about her appearance, and then, the other day, you didn't help things [ What? ] Yeah, she said you made a comment about her clothes. Teacher: What do you mean? I mean . . . Parent: She said you commented on her shirt and jeans, like they were from the 1970s or something like that.

    Explanation
    tease (verb): make fun of

    - Some of the kids my class are always teasing my sister, and I can't get them to stop.
    nasty (adjective): terrible

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  • 5. 

    Teacher: Well I was just kind of joking a little bit with her. Parent: Well, yeah, that's what you think, but other kids follow your example. In fact, one of the kids took a picture of her with their phone and posted it and had some real ________comments on Facebook. It was terrible.

    Explanation
    nasty (adjective): terrible

    - I can't believe kids post such nasty messages on Facebook.

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  • 6. 

    Teacher: Well, you know, kids can be kids. Parent: No, don't you get it? This is bullying; it's cyberbullying, and adults like you are part of the problem. Forget it. I'm planning on discussing this with the________  tomorrow. Teacher: Oh, wait, wait, wait. Um, uh, oh. I'm sorry if I hurt her feelings [ Yeah. You did! ], but . . .

    Explanation
    principal (noun): manager or director of a school

    - The principal spoke to all of the kids at school about the problems of cyberbullying.

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  • 7. 

    Parent: I get sick and tired of people thinking that a little teasing is okay. Too many kids are killing themselves because they feel that there's just no way to escape this. Teacher: Okay. Well, I guess I need to be a little bit more careful, but . . . Parent: Yeah, you do. I really hope I can get Megan to come to school tomorrow. She's been really, really ________and depressed [ Wow. ] for some time, and your comments and those that the other kids made haven't helped.

    Explanation
    anxious (adjective): nervous

    - Brittany feels very anxious about going to school these days.

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  • 8. 

    Teacher: Wow. Uh, I'm really sorry. Could you see if you can bring her to school tomorrow? Uh, I'd like to apologize and see what I can do to, maybe, ________ the situation. Parent: Thanks. I'd appreciate it. That would help.

    Explanation
    improve (verb): make better

    - If you want to improve the environment for kids at school, you have to speak out about the problems of bullying.

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  • 9. 

    The girl's teacher just thinks that she needs to _____ to make things better.

    • A.

      Talk more

    • B.

      Study quietly

    • C.

      Pay attention

    Correct Answer
    A. Talk more
    Explanation
    The girl's teacher believes that by talking more, she will be able to improve the situation. This implies that the girl may be quiet or reserved, and the teacher believes that by encouraging her to speak up and participate more in class discussions, it will help her to better understand the subject matter and possibly improve her overall performance.

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  • 10. 

    What did some kids do on Facebook that hurt the girl's feelings?

    • A.

      They didn't invite her to a birthday party.

    • B.

      They deleted her as a friend.

    • C.

      They wrote some awful messages.

    Correct Answer
    C. They wrote some awful messages.
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "They wrote some awful messages." This suggests that the kids hurt the girl's feelings by sending her mean or hurtful messages on Facebook. The act of writing awful messages can be emotionally damaging and can cause distress to the girl, leading to hurt feelings.

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  • 11. 

    The teacher wants to _____.

    • A.

      Apologize to the girl by email

    • B.

      Read books on suicide prevention

    • C.

      Talk to the girl the next day at school

    Correct Answer
    C. Talk to the girl the next day at school
    Explanation
    The teacher wants to talk to the girl the next day at school. This suggests that there may have been an issue or concern involving the girl that the teacher wants to address in person. By choosing to talk to her directly, the teacher can have a face-to-face conversation and potentially provide support or assistance if needed.

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