Sad Break Up Listening Lesson with Audio and Quiz for ESL
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Intermediate Listening Lesson #34
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1. Why is Martha crying?
Pat just broke up with her
Jake just broke up with her
She broke up with Pat
She broke up with Jake
2. When did the break up occur?
3. What was the cause of the breakup?
The guy found another girl
Martha found another guy
They weren't good for each other
They had too many fights
4. How is Martha taking this?
She doesn't know what to do because this is her first break up experience
She is very logical and knows the pain will go away because she experienced this before
She is very happy that she doesn't have to deal with her boyfriend anymore
She feels like going shopping and will meet her friend right now
1. Jake just broke up with her
3. The guy found another girl
4. She is very logical and knows the pain will go away because she experienced this before
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A: "Martha. What's wrong? Why are you crying?"
B: "Jake just broke up with me."
A: "I'm sorry. When did this happen?"
B: "Yesterday. I didn't even know it was coming. He just told me he found someone else."
A: "What a jerk. He doesn't deserve you."
B: "But it still hurts. I thought I loved him."
A: "He didn't treat you that well either. Maybe you don't want to hear this, but I think you can do better."
B: "Better or worse, it doesn't matter. I had a lot of feelings for him. I really liked him"
A: "It must be really painful. I remember when Josh and I broke up. I was crying for a week."
B: "I know I'll get over him. My first break up was painful because I was nanve."
A: "Exactly. You'll find someone again. You should get your mind off of this. Let's go shopping."
B: "Maybe tomorrow. I don't feel like it tonight."
A: "How about coffee down the street?"
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