You are going to listen a conversation between
Jane Gordon and Rex Courier, the counsellor on a radio phone-in
programme. First of all, listen
just for a gist and choose the most
appropriate title for this conversation from the menu. Then
check the correct answer.
Don't worry if there are some words you don't
understand: you should be able to get the general idea without
needing to use your dictionary.
Listen once again and,
for questions 1-to-3, choose the answer (A, B,
or C) which you think fits best according to the conversation.
Then check your answers.
Jane is now living ...
with her second husband. B. with the father
of her first two children. C.
with the father of her third child.
Jane's teenage son is feeling
jealous towards her new baby. B. jealous towards
the father of the new baby. C.
is jealous towards the baby's behaviour.
The son feels angry because he
wants to be the only child. B. hates the father
of the new baby. C.
is jealous of what the baby is getting.
What do we learn about the
boy's own father?
He made life difficult for his son. B. He chose to leave
his wife. C.
He preferred his daughter to his son.
Jane's son is directing his
anger towards his mother because he feels ...
she shouldn't have had another baby. B. he will never be
able to love the new baby. C.
he can't express his anger towards his father.
to listen to the audio all over again
while you check the transcription.