Listening: Part 3/4 Conversation
with multiple-choice questions.
ACTIVITY 111:You will hear a radio
interview in which Harry and Jennifer, two members of an after-work
adult drama class, are asked about their reasons for attending the
class. For questions 1-6, choose the answer (A, B, C
or D) which fits best according to what you hear.Click the speaker
to listen (maximum: twice). Then check the correct answers.
How does Jennifer feel about working with strangers in the class?
A. Resigned to the need for it. B. Doubtful about the value of it. C. Relaxed in her attitude towards it. D. Excited at the thought of it.
According to Harry, the improvisation sessions...
A. require some careful preparation. B. enable him to use his imagination. C. allow him to show his acting talent. D. encourage him to relate to the group.
What does Jennifer say about improvisation?
A. It is important not to make a mistake. B. It is necessary to be aware of the
timing. C. You should be familiar with the
character you invent. D. You need to be completely involved in
In Jennifer's opinion, playing written parts will...
A. be less challenging than improvisation. B. include research into previous
performances. C. involve guidance from an expert. D. lead to competition for parts.
Jennifer says that the drama classes have taught her how to...
A. improve her interaction with people. B. manage groups of people. C. develop her natural acting skills. D. be satisfied with minor achievements.
Harry was annoyed because the newcomer to the group...
A. interrupted the class by arriving
late. B. was reluctant to participate. C. seemed unaware of the mood of the
group. D. wasted the tea break with pointless