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Advanced Listening Lesson #07
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Quiz - View Questions
1. What statement is true?
The two people met last week at a fraternity party
The two people knew each other before college
The two people are strangers being friendly
The two people was introduced by their girlfriends
2. Why is John's friend going to the registration building?
To try to switch classes
To register for a different class
To withdrawal out of one class
To complain about a professor
3. From this dialog which statement is true?
John has a girlfriend
John's friend has a girlfriend
They both do not have girlfriends
They both have girlfriends
4. Before being invited to a party on Saturday, what did he plan on doing?
Study for exams
Watch TV at his girlfriends house
Rent a movie
Go to a club
1. The two people knew each other before college
2. To withdrawal out of one class
3. John's friend has a girlfriend
4. Rent a movie
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Show Conversation Dialog
A: "Hey John. I didn't know you were coming to this school."
B: "Yeah, what a coincidence. It's good to see you."
A: "It's been a while hasn't it?"
B: "What have you been up to?"
A: "Not much. Just school and stuff."
B: "Where are you going now?"
A: "I'm going to the registration building to see if I can withdrawal from one of my classes."
B: "Are you bombing the class or something?"
A: "Partially that, but mostly it's a boring class and I am getting nothing out of it."
B: "Where are you off to?"
A: "I finished class for today so I am meeting my girlfriend to watch a movie?"
B: "What are you watching?"
A: "The Lord of the Rings. I haven't seen it yet. Have you?"
B: "Yeah, I saw that about a month ago. It was really good."
A: "Don't tell me anything about it. I don't want to ruin the surprise."
B: "No problem. Hey, what are you doing this weekend?"
A: "Nothing really. I was going to rent a video and just hang out at home."
B: "My fraternity is going to have a party on Saturday night. Wanna come?"
A: "Hey, that sounds like fun. What fraternity are you in?"
B: "I'm over at the Delta Fraternity house."
A: "Cool. Give me your number and I'll call you Saturday."
B: "It's 206-555-1212."
A: "Aright. I'll see you on Saturday."
B: "See you later."
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