Audio Samples and Questions - Your Family

Audio Samples and Questions

Your Family

A: Hi, Viola. Anybody sitting here?

B: Oh, hi, Tyler. No, have a seat. Looks like the whole dorm came to have lunch today, doesn't it?

A: Yeah, it does; it's crowded. They must have bused some of them in! Hey, in class today I heard you say that you have a big family.

B: That's right. I've got six brothers and five sisters.

A: Wow! That is pretty big! Are you the oldest?

B: No. Actually, I'm the second oldest.

A: That's got to be a lot of work. What do your parents do?

B: Well, my father drives a cab. He works out at the airport at night.

A: What about your mother; what does she do?

B: My mother runs a small family store.

A: What kind of store is it?

B: Oh, we mostly sell food - bread, eggs, milk, rice, that sort of thing.

A: I guess a food store like that would come in handy if you had a large family.


1. Where does the conversation probably take place?
A A taxicab
B An airport
C A cafeteria
D A food store

2. Where did the man hear the woman say that she had a big family?
A In class
B On a bus
C In a store
D At the dorm

3. How many children are in the woman's family?
A Five
B Six
C Eleven
D Twelve

4. What does the woman's father do?
A He sells food.
B He flies planes.
C He drives a taxi.
D He operates a gym.

5. Tyler says, "A food store would come in handy if you had a large family." What does he mean?
A Everyone would probably help out at the store.
B By owning a food store, nobody would go hungry.
C The store could be a very useful place to keep things.
D A food store could be turned into a second-hand store.

1. = "C";
2. = "A";
3. = "C";
4. = "C";
5. = "B";