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English Conversation Practice - School Spelling Bee
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SPEAK WITH SUE
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CAROL: "Hi Sue. Did you hear about the spelling bee at school?"
SUE: "Hi Carol. Yes. Actually, my daughter, Sylvia, is in the competition."
CAROL: "How exciting! I wish I could go watch it."
SUE: "You should. It's a lot of fun, but also very stressful."
CAROL: "I know. I won the school spelling bee when I was in high school."
SUE: "You did? I didn't know that."
CAROL: "I was undefeated until I graduated from high school."
SUE: "Wow! That's amazing. Is that why you became an English teacher?"
CAROL: "Well, that's part of the reason. I like words. I like reading and writing."
SUE: "You should come with us tonight."
CAROL: "I would love to. What time does it start?"
SUE: "7 pm. But we will have to leave around 6:30. Sylvia needs to be there early."
CAROL: "Ok. I'll be ready at 6:30. I'm so excited. I hope Sylvia wins."
SUE: "We do too. Do you have any advice for her?"
CAROL: "Just stay focused and concentrate on each word."
1. What is going on at the school tonight?
2. Who is entering the competition?
3. What is Carol's job?
4. What is Carol's advice?
Neither A or B
Both A and B
1. Spelling bee
2. Sues daughter
3. English teacher
4. Both A and B
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