listening task: Trump’s biography

Listening task: Trump’s biography. Practise your listening skills at advanced level (C1). Watch the video and do the exercise to improve your listening skills.

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Listening task: Trump’s biography

You might like him or hate him but undoubtedly he is one of the most influential people in the world. Watch the video to learn more about Donald Trump and practice your listening skills with an exercise that you will find below.

Exercise 1. Listen to the video and complete the gaps. You will find the answers below.

  1. Donald Trump was born in …………………….
  2. He was the ……………………….child out of five siblings.
  3. He was placed in a Military Academy because he was ………..
  4. He went on to earn a bachelor degree in…………………
  5. Donald’s ………………………made a small fortune during the Klondike Gold Rush.
  6. He invested in …………………….in New York
  7. Donald’s …………………….., his father and uncle made the company sucessful.
  8. Donald joined the company right after………………………the university.
  9. He got a ………………………loan to start.
  10. Donald went against his father’s …………and turned the financial crisis to his advantage.
  11. Donald proved to be more ………………………than his father.
  12. He managed to convince ,………………..to give him 120 mln dollars.
  13. In 1977 he married a czech-american ………………Ivana Zelnickova.
  14. They had ………………….children.

Listening – answers:

  1. 1946
  2. fourth
  3. rough
  4. economics
  5. grandfather
  6. real estate
  7. grandmother
  8. graduating
  9. 1 million
  10. advice
  11. adventurous
  12. bankers
  13. athlete
  14. three

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