Honey. Are you listening?

Автор: | 12.12.2018

Description: If you have a problem in you life (with money, a girlfriend, or with your grades in school), who do you talk to first: your mom, your dad, a brother or sister, or a friend? What are your reasons for talking with this person?
Helpful tip: We have two ears and one mouth for a good reason—so we can listen a lot more than we talk.

Listen to the conversation and check your answers.

1. What is the problem at the woman’s workplace?
A. The business is going to fire workers.
B. The company is going to cut salaries.
C. The president is going to close stores.

2. The woman ______________ to help her husband learn the art of listening.
A. found a few Web sites
B. picked up a book
C. watched a TV program

3. The first skill of listening that the woman points out is to ________.
A. watch a person’s body language
B. not cut in on a conversation
C. make meaningful comments

4. The second point is to ________________.
A. put aside distractions
B. bring up similar concerns
C. smile and nod politely

5. According to the final point, some people who are experiencing issues in their lives don’t want others to _______ their problems.
A. debate
B. solve
C. share

6. What is the husband going to do with his wife to improve his listening skills?
A. They are going to attend marital counseling.
B. They are going to go on a trip in a couple of days.
C. They are going to discuss the information in the book.

Correct answers:

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