listening task – last weekend

Listening task – last weekend. Practise listening skills at pre-intermediate level (A2/B1) In this lesson you willl find a listening about last weekend, together with a listening exercise.

Listening task – last weekend:

Here is a listening that will help you practice past simple tense. Listen to Victoria describing her last weekend and do the exercises below.

Exercise 1. Listen to Victoria talking about her last weekend and write down her actions (remember to use past forms of the verbs).

Tip – try to do the task with subtitles turned off. If the listening is too difficult turn them on.

Friday evening

Saturday morning

Saturday lunch time

Saturday evening

Sunday

Exercise 2. Listen again and answer the questions.

How many classes did she have Friday evening? ……………..

What did she talk about with her friends?…………………………

Did she work on Saturday?…………………………………………….

What did she do after eating lunch?…………………………………

Where do her friends live?……………………………………………..

How did she get to her friends’ place?……………………………..

What time did she wake up Sunday morning?………………….

Vocabulary from the listening:

a typical weekend – a regular, normal weekend

feed cats – give food to cats

run some errands – do things like shopping, paying the bills

kittens – small cats, baby cats

sleep in – sleep longer in the morning

take it easy – chill out, not rush

Answers:

Exercise 1.

Friday evening – she had classes, she had a drink, she met with friends
Saturday morning – she woke up, ate breakfast, she had classes, she fed her cats, prepared for classes. took a shower
Saturday lunch time – she met some friends for lunch, she ran some errands
Saturday evening – she went to visit her friends, she had a nice dinner
Sunday – She woke up at 12 o’clock, she had a breakfast, she fedd the cats, she relaxed, she watched a movie

Exercise 2.

How many classes did she have Friday evening? ……….She had three classes.

What did she talk about with her friends?……They talked about typical things, girl things – boys.

Did she work on Saturday?………………………………Yes, she did.

What did she do after eating lunch?……………She ran some errands

Where do her friends live?……………They live outside Madrid.

How did she get to her friends’ place?…………………She went by train

What time did she wake up Sunday morning?……She woke up at 12 o’clock.

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