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Listening Quiz 5 + Conversational Phrases (statement/respondent's statement)

This online quiz tests listening comprehension with conversational phrases. (Teachers can also print it on paper for use in class.)

Instructions: Listen to the recorded statement (person A), then select the respondent's statement (person B) that best matches.

Your teacher will play an audio for each item 1-10.
Listen, and mark the best choice a), b) or c).

1.
Oh well. Better luck next time.
Oh well. Just my luck!
Oh well. No such luck!
a) Oh well. Better luck next time. b) Oh well. Just my luck! c) Oh well. No such luck!
2.
Ready when I am
Ready when you are
Ready steady go
a) Ready when I am b) Ready when you are c) Ready steady go
3.
Serves you well for getting drunk
Serves you wrong for getting drunk
Serves you right for getting drunk
a) Serves you well for getting drunk b) Serves you wrong for getting drunk c) Serves you right for getting drunk
4.
Sorry to hear that
Sorry to know that
Sorry to be told that
a) Sorry to hear that b) Sorry to know that c) Sorry to be told that
5.
Oh my God! May as well!
Oh my God! Just as well!
Oh my God! Might as well!
a) Oh my God! May as well! b) Oh my God! Just as well! c) Oh my God! Might as well!
6.
Not to mention it
Never mention it
Don't mention it
a) Not to mention it b) Never mention it c) Don't mention it
7.
Too bad
Not bad
So bad
a) Too bad b) Not bad c) So bad
8.
That'll teach you!
That's no excuse!
That's more like it!
a) That'll teach you! b) That's no excuse! c) That's more like it!
9.
That'll teach you!
That's the idea!
That's more like it!
a) That'll teach you! b) That's the idea! c) That's more like it!
10.
You know full well
You never know
You know what's what
a) You know full well b) You never know c) You know what's what

Your score is:

Correct answers:

Show/Hide recorded statements
  1. I can't believe it! I failed my driving test again!
  2. We've got to go right now or we'll miss our flight.
  3. I woke up with a really awful hangover this morning.
  4. Someone stole my wallet last night.
  5. We're so lucky! We just missed that train that crashed yesterday.
  6. Thank you so much for letting me know.
  7. I didn't get that job I was going for.
  8. Hey Dad! I got top of the class in maths today.
  9. I got into trouble for talking in class today.
  10. With so many planets out there, there must be intelligent life somewhere.
Contributor: Matt Errey. Matt is the author of several books including 1000 Phrasal Verbs in Context and Common English Idioms for learners, and Matt's ESL Games and Quizzes for teachers. He is also creator of WORD UP, the world's #1 EFL board game.

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