Listening Passage for Birthday Vocabulary

Listen to the audio passage and answer the multiple choice questions below. Tab between answers. The definitions of the words used in the audio are found at: Birthday and Party Expressions Other practice worksheets are found at the bottom of the page.

  1. Whose birthday is coming up? a) John's b) John's son c) Clara's d) Clara's friend
  2. How old will this person be? a) 16 b) 15 c) 17
  3. Where is the "birthday bash" probably going to be? a) in their house b) in a restaurant c) at a friend's house d) at the pool
  4. What does Clara want to give out as "party favors"? a) I pods b) gift cards to the restaurant c) coffee mugs d) gift cards to I tunes
  5. John thinks giving this kind of party favor to everyone would be too a) expensive b)rude c) silly d) cheap
  6. What did the "annoying neighbor" do last year? a) brought a nice gift b) opened all the presents c) crashed the party d) blew out the candles
  7. Three people have already done this: a)brought gifts over b) RSVP'd c) canceled the party d) he doesn't say
  8. John hopes to: a) cancel the party b) buy a lot of gag gifts c) crash the party d) throw a great party
  • Conversation Activity for Birthday Terms
  • Script for Birthday Conversation Activity
  • Listening Passage for Birthday Vocabulary
  • Reading Passage for Birthday Vocabulary
  • Exercise II for Birthday Expressions
  • Birthday Words Matching Activity