tutorStudy Options
Improve your vocabulary, listening or reading skills with the quizzes below.
Quiz 1: Vocabulary Focus
shy • reserved • interacting
socialize • in the mood
  1. We with many famous people as a part of our job.
  2. I don't know if I'm to see a movie right now.
  3. She is very when she meets someone for the first time.
  4. It's impossible to know what she's thinking because she's always so .
  5. She has lived in many different countries, so she has experience with people from other cultures.
Quiz 2: Comprehension Q's
Answer the following questions about the interview.
VideoVideo Response
Are you shy?
More English Sites by ELLLO
ellloclass.org
Online Speaking Course
soundgrammar.com
Grammar Lessons
Other Languages by ELLLO
spanishlistening.org
Learn Spanish
Superbowl Party

Mixer #77 Shyness

Listen to six people talk about whether they are shy.

  • Transcript
  • Audio Slide Show
  • Vocabulary

 shy

Am I shy?

When we are 'shy,' that means we are not comfortable meeting new people. A shy person is timid in many situations. Notice the following:

  1. My son is very shy with strangers.
  2. She's a shy, quiet girl.

a reserved person

I'm a a reserved person.

Someone who is 'reserved' is quiet and does not often express opinions or feelings with others.  Notice the following:

  1. My boss is never reserved during office meetings.
  2. I was shy and reserved as a kid.

interacting with people

I like interacting with people.

People who 'interact' talk, work, study, or socialize with each other.  Notice the following:

  1. My job includes interacting with people.
  2. She hates interacting with customers.

socializing

I like making friends and socializing.

When we 'socialize' it means we spend our free time with other people.  The word is a bit formal. Notice the following:

  1. Her busy job leaves little time for socializing.
  2. I usually socialize on weekends.

not in the mood

I'm not in the mood to talk.

Our mood is how we feel.  If we are in a bad mood, our feeling is negative.  We often use the phrase 'not in the mood' when we don't want to do something.  Notice the following:

  1. I'm not in the mood to study.
  2. I love Japanese food, but I'm not in the mood for it.

Learn Grammar

Download all the audio interviews from 1 to 1200 in one easy purchase

1100+ MP3 files

1100+ PDF Files

Free Gift!

Product Details

Vocabulary on MP3

Get over 2000 words as elllo audio notes. Learn key words easily and quickly

2000+ MP3 files

500+ PDF Files

Free Gift!

Product Details

Learn Spanish

Get all the elllo interviews as printable PDF worksheets for offline study

1100+ PDF files

Printable Worksheets

Free Gift!

Product Details

Follow Us
facebook facebook facebook