Listening Exercise for Embarrassment Expressions

Listen to the following English passage about a man getting embarrassed and answer the questions below. Tab between answers. The definitions of the words used in the audio are found at: Expressions and Vocabulary for Embarrassing Situations Other practice worksheets are found at the bottom of the page.

  1. Don't use capitalization (no caps [e.g. ABC]).
  2. Don't use punctuation (e.g. . , : ; ).

  1. 1. John says things to people they meet that _____________ Steve.
  2. 2. John's comments make Steve ___________ with embarrassment.
  3. 3. A ____________ made a comment about John's shirt.
  4. 4. John felt like he was being ___________ by this woman.
  5. 5. The large cook told John to _____________.
  6. 6. What word does Steve use to describe John's nervous grin when he was approached by the cook?
  7. 7. When the confrontation ended between John and the cook, some people in the restaurant __________
  8. 8. Steve thinks that he and John won't be showing their _____________ around that restaurant for a while.
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