Conversation Activity for Embarrassment Vocabulary

Listen to the audio and answer the multiple choice questions below. This is a conversation between two friends talking about a situation that happened last night. Tab between answers. The definitions of the words used in the audio are found at: Embarrassment Expressions Other practice worksheets are found at the bottom of the page. To see the script for what you will hear click on: Script

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  1. What did John do that has upset his parents? a) he got a job b) he failed a class c) he left college d) he got fired from his job
  2. What did John and his parents first do when they sat down at the restaurant? a) made small talk b) argued about college c) they bragged about John d) ordered food
  3. John's dad calls him ____________. a) smart b) stupid c) irresponsible d) shameful
  4. Who did John's parents brag to about their son? a) Pete b) the neighbors c) the college teachers d) their friends
  5. John felt _______________ about his parents bragging. a) annoyed b) happy c) dissed d) mortified
  6. In this conversation who has the sheepish grin? a) both parents b) the dad c) John d) Pete
  7. Why does this person have a sheepish grin? a) he is happy b) he is embarrassed c) he is sad d) he is scared
  8. By Christmas the whole college issue will be ___________. a) swept under the rug b) a black eye for the family c) an elephant in the room
  • Conversation Activity for Embarrassment Vocabulary
  • Script for Conversation Activity on Embarrassment Expressions
  • ESL Worksheet for Embarrassment Expressions
  • Listening Exercise for Embarrassment Expressions
  • Embarrassment Reading Worksheet
  • Embarrassment Worksheet II
  • Embarrassment Vocabulary Matching