[Listening Medium] A Student Credit Card

Pre-Listening Exercise

Student credit cards are becoming more and more popular, and a number of Web sites can provide information on comparing your options. With these ideas in mind, what are the advantages and disadvantages of using credit cards, particularly for people your age and in similar financial situations?


dough” = informal for money
I need more dough to pay off my credit card bill.”

have money to burn” = have a lot of money
Sara’s dad always gives her a big allowance, so she has money to burn.”

Script (only click after finishing the exercise below)


Listening Exercise

A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.