About Your Family


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oCoder Education - English listening Audios are suitable for learners with different levels of English. Here are some ways to make them easier (if you have a lower level of English) or more difficult (if you have a higher level of English).
You can choose one or two of these suggestions – you don't have to follow all of them!

Making it easier

Read all the exercises before you listen to the audio.
Look up the words in the exercises that you don't know or don't understand in a dictionary.
Play the audio as many times as you need.
Play each part of the audio separately.
Answer all questions in the exercise.
Read the transcript after you have listened to the audio.

Making it harder

Listen to the audio before you read the exercises.
Only play the audio once before answering the questions.
Play the whole audio without a break.
Don't read the transcript.
Now, listen to the audio and do the exercises on the following tabs.
If you do not complete all the question, you can play the audio again. After that, read the dialog to make sure that you understand all word in the audio.
What does the speaker do?
She is a college student.
She a high school student.
She works in a grocery store.
She works in a company.
What does the speaker's brother like to do?
He likes to go to the store.
He likes to play sports.
He likes to work.
He likes to study.
What do we learn about the speaker's family in this talk?
Why they enjoy their jobs
How old they all are
What they like to do
Where they all work
Hi, my name is Colleen, and I'm a first year college student.
I'm going to tell you a little bit about my family.
My mom's name is Sharon, and she works at an engineering company.
My father's name is Bob, and he works as a manager at a welding company.
I also have, a brother named Brian.
He is sixteen years old, and a junior in high school.
He plays football and baseball, and he works part time at a grocery store.