Advanced Listening Lesson #15
Listen to Dialog
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Quiz - View Questions
1. How did Robert propose?
Took her to the restaurant and had the ring in the food
Took her to a baseball game and the announcer displayed the words on the big screen
Had a ring inside a Valentines day present
Ask her in front of her father
2. How many people are mentioned as a either maid of honor, brides maid, or candle lighter?
3. When do they plan on getting married?
On July 4th - Independence Day
On July 7th - A special 7/7 day
Sometime in July
On September 7th
4. How does the lady getting married know Lydia?
A friend from elementary
A friend from church
A friend from work
A friend from the dormitory
1. Had a ring inside a Valentines day present
3. Sometime in July
4. A friend from church
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Show Conversation Dialog
A: "Hey Stephanie. Guess what?"
A: "Robert asked me to marry him. We're getting married."
B: "Congratulations. I'm so happy for you. So when is the big day?"
A: "We haven't set the date exactly, but it looks like it will be sometime in July."
B: "How did he propose to you?"
A: "On valentines day, he got me a present. I thought it was an ordinary valentines day present, but when I opened it, it was this big diamond ring. Right then, he got on his knees and proposed."
B: "That's so neat. So you really got surprised?"
A: "We talked about marriage a little, but I never knew he was serious."
B: "You are going to be busy with wedding plans. But you have several months to prepare for it."
A: "It's going to be pretty hectic for me. So I'm going to need some help. First of all, I was wondering if you would like to be my Maid of Honor."
B: "I would be honored."
A: "So you're going to help me with the planning right?"
B: "Of course. How many brides maids are you going to have?"
A: "Three. So we will have a total of four."
B: "Let me guess. Susan, Tina, and Cindy."
A: "Close. I'm going to have Cindy as the candle lighter. The third brides maid is going to be Lydia. She is a good friend from church."
B: "I know her. She's sweet. I'll make sure we have the best wedding for you."
A: "I hope so. I appreciate your help."
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