Learn English - ESL Listening Center - Easy 16




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1) Why is Alice's grandfather not in hospital?
a) Because he is not very ill.
b) Because he is too ill to be helped.
c) Because he wants to be at home.

2) Why does Joshua feel bad?
a) He doesn't know what to say.
b) Because he hasn't brought anything to eat.
c) Because he isn't happy.

3) Why will Alice's father like to have flowers
next to his bed?
a) Because he loves the garden but can't go outside much.
b) Because he likes the smell of flowers.
c) Because he's bored.

4) What season is it in the story?
a) It is spring.
b) It is summer.
c) It is autumn.

5) What kind of flower is not mentioned?
a) Daffodil.
b) Bluebells.
c) Daisies.

Post-Listening Exercise
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Think of other sad and happy occasions on which it is suitable to give flowers, eg. a birthday, to someone who has made a speech, or actors on the stage. Make sentences to describe each
occasion, eg. These are for you (for being a wonderful mother, to congratulate you on...)