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English Conversation Practice - Busy Day Cleaning
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SPEAK WITH KAREN
SPEAK WITH SALLY
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KAREN: "Hi Sally. How are you today?"
SALLY: "Hi Karen. I have so many things to do today."
KAREN: "What do you have to do?"
SALLY: "I have to do several loads of laundry, vacuum the whole house, and clean the kitchen."
KAREN: "Wow! That's a lot of stuff to do. Why don't you do some of that tomorrow?"
SALLY: "My mother-in-law is coming tonight."
KAREN: "I completely understand."
SALLY: "She likes a very neat and tidy house."
KAREN: "I know what you mean. My mom is very clean and organized too."
SALLY: "I should've started a few days ago, but I was so busy at work."
KAREN: "Why doesn't your husband help you?"
SALLY: "He did help me. He mowed the lawn, cleaned all of the bathrooms, and set up the guest room yesterday."
KAREN: "Wow! He did a lot too."
SALLY: "I also have to go grocery shopping."
KAREN: "What a busy day! Do you need any help?"
SALLY: "No, that's ok."
KAREN: "I'm not busy today. I can help you."
SALLY: "Really? Could you go grocery shopping for me? I already made my shopping list."
KAREN: "Of course! You can pay me back when I drop off the groceries."
SALLY: "Thank you so much! I really appreciate it."
KAREN: "That's what friends and neighbors are for."
1. What does Sally have to do today?
Get a haircut
Wash her car
Work on her yard
2. Who is visiting?
3. What did Sally's husband do yesterday?
Mow the lawn
Clean the bathrooms
Set up the guest room
All of the above
4. How is Karen going to help Sally?
Go grocery shopping for her
Vacuum her house
Clean her kitchen
Do her laundry
1. Household chores
2. Sallys mother-in-law
3. All of the above
4. Go grocery shopping for her
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