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English Conversation Practice - Talking about Fishing
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SPEAK WITH JOHN
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STEVE: "Hey John! Did you see the fish Sam just caught?"
JOHN: "No. What did he catch? How big was it?"
STEVE: "A 20 pound salmon."
JOHN: "Wow! I've been here all day and have caught nothing. Have you caught anything?"
STEVE: "Yeah, just a couple of small trout."
JOHN: "That's better than me. I just want to give up and go home."
STEVE: "Don't give up. You might catch something soon."
JOHN: "My wife told me to bring home dinner."
JOHN: "Yeah. I may have to go to the market and buy one."
STEVE: "That's silly. Just wait."
JOHN: "The sun is starting to set and I'm tired of being out here."
STEVE: "At least it didn't rain today. We had clear skies all day."
JOHN: "That's true. It was nice today. Hey, can you hold my fishing pole? I need to go to the restroom."
STEVE: "Sure. Wait, John!"
JOHN: "Steve, what?"
STEVE: "Something is pulling on your fishing pole! Here, grab it!"
JOHN: "Wow! That's a huge salmon!"
STEVE: "I told you to be patient and you would catch something."
JOHN: "Now I can take home dinner. Want to come over and have salmon with us?"
1. What did Sam catch?
30 pound Halibut
10 pound Trout
20 pound Salmon
5 pound Flounder
2. What does John's wife want him to bring home for dinner?
3. What does Steve tell John to do?
4. What does John finally catch?
1. 20 pound Salmon
3. Be patient
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