10 Listen: Interview at an Animal Shelter

On this page, you will listen to a job interview. You will do the following:

  • Review vocabulary.
  • Listen for the main idea.
  • Listen and choose the correct answer.
  • Listen and fill in the blanks.

A. Vocabulary

You will hear or see the following words. Do you know what they mean? Answer the two questions below.


B. Listening Tips

Read and follow the listening tips below.

cat in cage

Tip 1: Predict and be curious!

Look at the picture. Guess! What kind of job do you think the applicant is applying for?


Tip 2: Listen to the whole audio to catch the main idea. What is it about? Is it formal or informal? Did you guess right when you looked at the picture?

C. Did You Catch the Main Idea?

Answer the three main idea questions below.


D. Listen Again and Answer Questions

Listen again to the audio. Then answer the following detail questions.


D. Write Your Opinion

You just listened to an employer talk about a job at Happy Cats. Think about the job. Is it a good job for you?

  • Yes: Why?
  • No: Why not?
  1. Write your opinion in the textbox.
  2. On the Export your answer page, export your ideas into a Word document. You can submit the document to your tutor or teacher for feedback.


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