Conversation Activity for Buying a Car

Listen to the English audio passage and answer the multiple choice questions below. You will hear a conversation between a customer and a car salesman. Tab between answers. The definitions of the words used in the audio are found at: Expressions for Buying a Car Other practice worksheets are found at the bottom of the page. To see the script for what you will hear click on: Script

  1. What is the main thing the customer is looking for in terms of the car he may buy? a) how fast it is b) the tires c) the size d) fuel efficiency
  2. What kind of vehicle does the customer want to look at? a) SUVs b) pick up trucks c) sedans d)compact cars
  3. What is the sticker price of the Honda Pilot that the customer looks at? a) $2,700 b) $27,000 c) $30,000 d) $3,000
  4. What is the reason that the car salesman gives for having a high price on the Honda Pilot? a) free gas b) warranties c) free insurance d) low interest rates
  5. The customer states that he will only pay the _____________ value for the car. a) sticker b) internet c) blue book d) standard
  6. What word describes the customer when the car salesman tells him that he can't sell the Honda Pilot for $27,000? a) excited b) happy c) sad d) angry
  7. What does the customer threaten to do if he is not offered the car at $27,000? a) buy a sedan b) hit the car salesman c) go home d) go to another car dealership
  8. Once they agree on the price, the customer fears that the salesman may _____________ on the financing options. a) lie b) stall c) rip him off d) deny him credit
  • Conversation Activity for Buying a Car
  • Script for Conversation Activity on Buying a Car
  • Buying a Car Listening Activity
  • Car Purchase Fill in the Blanks
  • Buying a Car Vocabulary Matching
  • Buying a Car Word Order
  • Buying a Car Vocabulary Fill in the Blanks