5-minute listening exercise: Miss Fix-it

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  • Practise your English with our short listening exercises: play the audio linked below; answer the questions; and check the answers at the bottom of the page
  • In this week’s podcast, the owner of a household repair business finds herself two new customers
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Listen to Miss Fix-its conversations with her clients

Click here for the audio file.

Play a Kahoot! game about this story as a class or with your friends by clicking on the link here.

Or play on your own below to test your understanding:

Questions

Job 1

Job description:
Name:
Address:
Phone number:
How long job will take:
Approximate cost:
Additional details:

Job 2

Job description:
Name:
Address:
Phone number:
How long job will take:
Approximate cost:
Additional details:

What upcoming jobs does Miss Fix-it have?

Answers

Job 1
Job description: repair two windows
Name: Charles Ho
Address: Apartment 99, Jordan Heights, King’s Road, Jordan
Phone number: 5757 8766
How long job will take: a couple hours / two hours (any 1)
Approximate cost: 700 to 800 dollars
Additional details: one of the windows is cracked, and the lock for the other is stuck

Job 2

Job description: install rain shower
Name: Mrs Ma
Address: Flat 23, Happy Valley House, Village Road, Happy Valley
Phone number: 3764 8862
How long job will take: a couple mornings
Approximate cost: Answer not given / depends on the shower chosen (any 1)
Additional details: call again in the evening and bring over a catalogue for customer to pick rain shower

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