Intermediate English Listening Practice and Quiz – Helen and Maurice – Married for 80 years.
This is a short interview of Helen and Maurice who married 80 years ago. Listen to the reporter asking questions and fill in the blanks in the first exercise. Next answer the quiz questions. Below you will find useful words you can learn from this comprehension practice.
Tip! If you are working online, you can press the Tab button to jump to the next blank while listening.
You can download the text as well as the audio to work on your computer. Below, you can download the answers.
2. Answer the questions:
Important words to remember:
- tolerant: you are tolerant when you understand and accept others
- fate: destiny, luck
- success: good fortune
- marriage: a union of two people who decide to have a family
- anniversary: an important date honoured every year
- celebrate: to have a party for an event (for example: birthday)