I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]

Choosing the right language school for your might depend on your goals, the cost, the school’s reputation, and the types of classes that are offered. If you know how to ask questions about these topics, you will be able a good decision about different programs.


  • What kinds of classes do you offer?
    >> We offer all kinds of classes including grammar, writing, and speaking.
  • How much does the program cost?
    >> Tuition for full-time students is $1,500 per semester.

II. Listening Exercises [Top]

Listen by pressing the “Play Audio” button. Then, choose the best answer to each question. Press the “Final Score” button to check your quiz.

1. Do you _________________________ in the ___________?

A. Sorry, but books are not included.

B. Yes, you can pay online.

C. Yes, we do. They begin at 7:00 p.m.
2. How ______________________________ classes?

A. The classes meet twice a week.

B. You can do that online on our Website.

C. Classes only meet in the mornings.

3. Do you ___________________________courses?

A. Here. Take a look at this information.

B. Yes. Our computer classes start tomorrow.

C. No. The classes are all taught in this building.

4. ___________________________________ class?

A. Yes. You can eat and drink in class.

B. Each class lasts 70 minutes.

C. No. You can’t bring your children to class.

5. _________________________________________?

A. You can check it out from the library.

B. The textbook is three-years old.

C. You can get it at the bookstore.

6. ________________________________________?

A. There are about 15 students per class.

B. Students meet for the class in Room 202.

C. We have students from many countries.

7. ________________________________________?

A. You can meet many new students in class.

B. The class meets three times a week.

C. Sure. We can meet after the class today.

8. ________________________________________?

A. The meeting begins this afternoon.

B. You can start classes anytime.

C. They start next Monday.

9. ________________________________________?

A. You should pick your classes carefully.

B. You might miss an activity when sick.

C. You ought to call the office.

10. ________________________________________?

A. You’ll need to pay in the office.

B. Books cost less that $200.

C. It’s $1,900 for each semester.

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III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]

Imagine you have decided to study English in a foreign country. What questions would you ask the program where you want to study? Consider questions about cost, the classes, the quality of instructors, the materials/books they use, and the facilities.