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.

Alex: Hey, Ryan. You're not thinking about that MP3 player, are you? That's a rip-off! You should of talked this over with me before. I mean, geez.
Ryan: What do you mean?
Alex: I mean you buy anything on some auction Web site, you ought to around, or you'll end up paying through the . I mean these sites are set up to make money, and you never know what you're paying for.
Ryan: Huh?
Alex: I mean they're fly-by-night businesses. Look. For how much is that Web site selling their player?
Ryan: Uh. Two hundred bucks.
Alex: Two hundred bucks? That's outrageous! I could of told you that. I mean some online shopping Web sites know your a who'll pay anything, and they'll take you to the . Come on. You can pick up the same thing on some other Web sites I know.
Ryan: Yeah, but this Web site that they only had two players left [Oh, yeah.]; they're on sale today, and they're going to hold it for people because they make only on a first-come, first-served basis.
[ The conversation continues. ]