Buying a Home Vocabulary Listening Activity

Listen to the audio passage and answer the questions below. The definitions of the words used in the audio are found at: Buying a Home Expressions and Vocabulary Other practice worksheets are found at the bottom of the page. To see the script for what you will hear click on: Script

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

  1. How does Jim describe the house? a) broken down b) burned down c) run down d) fallen down
  2. What does Jim want his brother to be in terms of buying the house? a) a friend b) a co-signer c) a buyer d) a repair man
  3. What does Jim's brother want to do before making any decisions about helping with the purchase process? a) fix the house b)sell the house c) burn the house down d) see the house
  4. What word describes his feeling upon seeing the house? a)disappointed b) angry c) impressed d) overwhelmed
  5. What kind of lot was the house on? a) a wooded lot b) a tiny lot c) a flat lot d) a treeless lot
  6. What did the seller not require? a) a payment b) a downpayment c) a mortgage d) a premium
  7. How long did it take for the house to "look good"? a) a week b) a few years c) a few weeks d) a few months
  8. What price did they get for selling the house? a) the asking price b) the buyer's price c) the higher price d) the wrong price
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