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English Conversation Practice - Chores and Allowance
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DAD: "Greg, I think it's time for you to start helping around the house."
GREG: "Ok, Dad."
DAD: "Your mom and I want you to start doing some chores."
GREG: "Will I get an allowance like Susie?"
DAD: "Of course you will. First, let's start with cleaning up the playroom when it gets messy."
GREG: "Ok. What else?"
DAD: "How about setting and clearing the dinner table."
GREG: "These are easy."
DAD: "And, loading and unloading the dishwasher."
GREG: "Ok. Do I have to do all of these things every day?"
DAD: "No. I want you to share these chores with your sister. You can both decide which ones you want to do."
GREG: "That's not fair."
DAD: "Why isn't this fair?"
GREG: "She's going to pick the easiest ones for herself and give me the harder chores to do."
DAD: "No, she won't."
GREG: "You don't know Susie. I think I want a raise in my allowance."
DAD: "We haven't told you how much you're getting yet."
GREG: "If I have to share chores with my sister, I'm going to be doing most of the work."
1. What kind of chores do Greg's parents want him to do?
Clean the playroom
Set and clear the dinner table
Load and unload the dishwasher
All of the above
2. Who does Greg have to share chores with?
No one. Greg is doing them alone
Susie, his sister
Their family dog
3. Why does Greg want a raise in his allowance?
He thinks he will be doing most of the work by himself
He wants to buy a new bike
He thinks he deserves more
He wants to buy more baseball cards
4. How much allowance does Greg receive?
$10 a week
$20 a week
$3 an hour
He doesn't know
1. All of the above
2. Susie, his sister
3. He thinks he will be doing most of the work by himself
4. He doesnt know
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