Dating and Romance

Gap-fill Exercise

Fill in all the missing words below. Then, press "Check Answers" to grade your responses. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get more hints, but you lose points if you ask for help.

This gap-fill exercise is only for the first part of the original listening activity on Randall's site. The audio recording that you hear is for the full listening conversation.

Karen: Hey, Alex
[Door slams in her face.]
Karen: Ah, Alex. Let me in. Come on.
Alex: What do you want?
Karen: Are you interested in going on a blind date this weekend?
Alex: Oh no. I'm not going through that again. You can just that idea in the bud. No way. Forget it. Absolutely not!
Karen: Hey, no need to be and sensitive about that still. Gee.
Alex: Sensitive?
Karen: Uh-huh. [Hmph.} Well, if you REALLY want to get something off your , then say it. [Okay.] Go ahead. I hate it when you just around the bush.
Alex: Okay. Do you want the truth? [Yeah!] Do you remember that girl you said had a on me? [Yeah, Trisha.] Well, after hearing that, I was on cloud nine after the first date, thinking that this was the one, but then, she me up on the second date. I mean she led me on and then me after that for some guy with a Harley motorcycle named Dirk.

[ The conversation continues. ]