English Conversation Activity for Mistake Expressions

Listen to the conversation between two friends talking about driving.Tab between answers. The definitions of the words used in the audio are found at: Expressions for Making Mistakes 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 Harold do wrong with the client? a) he didn't call him back b) he told him the wrong price c) he told him he messed up d) he didn't mess up
  2. Which mistake did Harold not make? a) he spilled coffee on the boss b) he missed a meeting c) he came in late d) he told the client wrong information
  3. Harold missed the meeting at 10 AM because he was: a) at another meeting b) on the phone c) sick d) late
  4. The entire office came up short on ________. a) answering the phone b) attending meetings c) sales goals d) arriving to work on time
  5. lt slipped Harold's mind that he wanted to ask the boss for a ___________. a) meeting b) promotion c) sales call d) raise
  6. When Harold asks his boss for more money his boss tells him he's made many ___________. a) errors b) mistakes c) blunders
  7. What kind of a mood is the boss in? a) bad mood b) good mood c) it's hard to tell
  8. Is Harold a good employee? a) yes b) no c) it's impossible to know
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