[Listening Easy] Acting School and Movie Stars

Pre-Listening Exercises

What kinds of questions do people ask when they meet other people for the first time? For example, they might ask about their jobs before they ask their names (example, “So, where do you work? How do you like your job?“)


a balancing act” = a difficult situation where you try to do several different things at the same time
Working and studying at the same time is a real balancing act.”

high-and-mighty” = self-important and proud
Sarah always acts high-and-mighty, and she thinks she is better than everyone else because she is a well-known movie star.”

Script (only click after finishing the exercise below)

Listening Exercises

A. Listen to the phone message and answer the questions.