N2 listening practice lesson 13

N2 listening practice lesson 13

Hello everyone ! In this series, Learn Japanese daily will introduce to you the N2 listening exercises, with the aim of supporting  who are studying N2 exam to listen better and get better grades in the N2 listening section. Let’s start with the lesson: practice N2 listening lesson 13

N2 listening practice lesson 13

How to practice listening

First, listen and do exercise. After listening and choosing the answer, you can read the translation and the instruction below for reference.

In addition, you can apply the way of taking this listening test for similar types of exercises.

N2 listening practice lesson 13

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N2 listening practice lesson 13 – Tapescript:





1. 就職

2. 引っ越し

3. 卒業

4. 結婚


落ち着く(おちつく):to calm down, to get married

無視する(むしする):disregarding, ignoring

ほっといてくれ: Leave me alone

Translation for Reference :

Parent and child are talking.

Mother: Don’t be playing around anymore, you are irresponsible, how about settling down? I really hate being asked by everyone that “Is your son still single?”.

Son: You are annoying! Just ignore that. I will do it properly when the time comes, so relax.

Question: What are they talking about?

  1. Finding employment
  2. Moving
  3. Graduation
  4. Marriage

Instruction to practice:

Exercise format: Guess the topic

In order to understand and do this form of exercise effectively, you can apply the following steps:

1. Catch the topic and the question :

The situation taking place here is:


Parent and child are talking.

The question is:


What are they talking about?

=> In this form of listening, we should focus on the vocabulary relating to the topic of the talking of those two people (the mother and the son).

2. Note the main ideas:

You should focus on the important key words to figure out the subject of the talking.

落ち着く : to calm down, to get married

お一人: single

ふらふら: unsteadily

時期: time

3. Choosing the answer:

Answer: 4. 結婚

We have some key words as follows:

落ち着く: this word means to calm down, but in some case, it also means to get married.

お一人: single

時期が来たら: The time comes. The time here is the time when the son is ready to get married.

So we choose answer 4 (Marriage)

Above is the content of N2 listening practice lesson 13. Hope you can improve your listening ability effectively. See more similar N2 listening practices at category : N2 Listening practice.

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