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English Conversation Practice - Heavy Rain and Flooding
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TIM: "Joe, where are you going in such a hurry?"
JOE: "Didn't you hear? The weather report is predicting heavy rain and severe flooding in our area."
TIM: "No, I didn't hear that. I haven't watched the news in a few days."
JOE: "I'm heading to the store to buy sandbags."
TIM: "Sandbags? Why?"
JOE: "To stop the water from entering my house. You should do the same thing."
TIM: "I think I'll just evacuate if that happens."
JOE: "I can't do that. I need to stay here with all of my animals."
TIM: "You don't have any place to take them?"
JOE: "No. I need to make sure they are safe."
TIM: "Do you need help loading the sandbags into your truck?"
JOE: "That would be great. Aren't you worried at all?"
TIM: "I guess I should be. But every time the weather person says something terrible is going to happen, it never does."
JOE: "Well, I'm not risking it this time."
TIM: "Now you have me worried."
JOE: "You should be."
1. What is the weather report predicting?
2. Why didn't Tim know the weather report?
He's been on vacation
He hasn't watched the news
He doesn't care about the weather
He's been too busy
3. What is Joe going to buy at the store?
4. Why isn't Joe evacuating?
He loves his house
He doesn't believe the weather reports
He has no place to take his animals
He is too old to travel
1. Severe flooding
2. He hasnt watched the news
3. Sand bags
4. He has no place to take his animals
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