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Halloween Costume Listening Exercise. You will hear a boy talking to his mom about what his friends are going to wear for the Halloween disco, you have to listen and choose the correct answers to the questions. This provides practice for Listening Part 5 of the A2 Key examination.

About 5-10 minutes.Listening to a conversation about Halloween costume.Developing stages of learning English.
Listen to the recording.
Listening ExerciseTranscript

Mum: Matt, are you going to the school Halloween Disco next week?
Boy: Yes, but I’m not sure what to wear.
Mum: So, what are your friends wearing?
Boy: Maria always reads books about magic so she’s going to dress as a character from Peter Pan.
Mum: As a pirate?
Boy: No, mum. She’s going as Tinker Bell, the fairy. Kim is going to dress up as a Pirate.
Mum: He will make a very good pirate. What about Harry?
Boy: Well, you know how he likes superheroes. Last year he was Batman, so he’s going to dress up as spiderman this year.
Mum: What about Amy? I remember, she dressed up as a rabbit last year.
Boy: She is going to dress up in a witch costume and her sister Sam is going to wear the rabbit costume this year.
Mum: So, what about you?
Boy: I’m thinking about wearing either a dinosaur or clown costume.
Mum: A dinosaur costume will be difficult to dance in. I think a clown costume will be better.
Boy: Yeah, you might be right mum.

More exercises available:

We add listening and speaking exercises in order to practise for this part of the A2 Key test.

Part 1 - Listen to conversations and choose the correct answer.

Part 2 - Listen to a monologue and complete gaps in a page of notes.

Part 3 - Listen to a conversation and choose the correct answer.

Part 4 - Listen to  conversations and choose the correct answer.

Part 5 - Listen to a conversation and choose the correct answer.

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Cambridge English Examinations:

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