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English Conversation Practice - Nervous about Graduating
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SPEAK WITH SEAN
SPEAK WITH ALISON
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SEAN: "Can I tell you a secret, Alison?"
ALISON: "Sure. What is it, Sean? Is something wrong?"
SEAN: "I'm afraid to graduate."
ALISON: "Why? That's silly."
SEAN: "College was easy for me. Now we have to go out and find a real job."
ALISON: "That's the best part. We are finally adults."
SEAN: "Aren't you scared at all?"
ALISON: "No. I'm excited to work and plan my future."
SEAN: "I feel so immature."
ALISON: "Well, you are acting a little immature. It's time to grow up, Sean."
SEAN: "I know. Studying and taking tests were easy. Now we have to work for the rest of our lives."
ALISON: "You sound lazy. You're a really smart guy. You're going to have a great life."
SEAN: "Thanks for your encouragement. I feel silly."
ALISON: "You are being silly. If you are so scared of leaving school, why don't you go to graduate school?"
SEAN: "That's a great idea!"
ALISON: "It actually is. You'll get a better job with a graduate degree."
1. What is Sean's secret?
He stole money
He has been in jail
He doesn't want to graduate
He cheated on his math test
2. What is Alison's reaction?
She thinks he is a bad guy
She wants to call the police
She tells him he is being silly
She is mad at him
3. How does Sean feel?
4. What does Alison suggest to Sean?
To call the police
To go to graduate school
To tell his parents
To return the money
1. He doesnt want to graduate
2. She tells him he is being silly
4. To go to graduate school
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