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General Listening Quiz

“Bookstore Shopping”

Level: Topic: Speakers: Length:
easy school supplies man – man 01:31

Pre-Listening Exercise

What are five items that students can buy from a bookstore to use for school?


“read someone like a book” = understand someone very well
My teacher can read students like a book. He knows which students study, and which students don’t.

“go by the book” = follow rules exactly
If you always go by the book in your work, your company will trust you more.

Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.

Vocabulary Practice

Do the vocabulary quizzes using the words from the conversation for more practice:

Post-Listening Exercise

Where do you usually get your textbooks for class? Do you get them free from your school, or do you need to buy them?

Online Investigation

Find two online bookstores where you can buy these items. Then, answer these questions:

  • What is the name and mailing address of the company?
  • How much do the items cost?
  • What is the price of shipping?
  • What is the company’s return policy?
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