Listening Activity for Family Vocabulary

Listen to the English audio passage about family members and answer the questions below by choosing the correct letter. Tab between answers. To see the definitions of the words used in the lesson go to: Family Vocabulary Words Other exercises to practice these ESL terms 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. When Bill was young he was given up ____________. a) for a dog b) for adoption c) to a brother d) to his grandmother
  2. Bill's new household is ___________. a) small b) big c) loud d) scary
  3. Bill's ____________ is very large. a)mother b) house c) car d) extended family
  4. William is Bill's ______________. a) brother b) second cousin c) first cousin d) son
  5. William's family is _____________. a) close b) far away c) dysfunctional d) loud
  6. Bill's biological mother is his only ___________ relative alive today. a) blood b) nice c) funny d) step
  7. Bill's biological mother lives with her father _____________. a) and mother b) and sister c) in d) in-law
  8. Every day Bill thanks ____________ because his life turned out OK. a) mother b) his adoptive parents c) god d) himself
  • Conversation Activity for Family Vocabulary
  • Script for Family Conversation Activity
  • Listening Activity for Family Vocabulary
  • Family Vocabulary Worksheet
  • Fill in the Blanks for Family Words
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