Advanced Listening Lesson #32
Listen to Dialog
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Quiz - View Questions
1. Where do they know each other from?
From a class they take together
From New York
From high school
From a party last week
2. What is the probable age difference between the two?
They are the same age
They are 1 year apart
They are 2 years apart
They are 3 years apart
3. Who showed the first interest of seeing one another outside of class?
Neither of them
Both of them
4. What is the condition that the guy has set to go out together?
To get a B or better on the midterm
To get at least an A on the midterm
To simply pass the midterm
No conditions were stated. They will go out after the midterm
1. From a class they take together
2. They are 1 year apart
3. The girl
4. To get a B or better on the midterm
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Show Conversation Dialog
A: "Hi. Aren't you in my sociology class?"
B: "I think so. With Professor Robinson right?"
A: "Yeah. I'm Nicole."
B: "I'm George. It's nice to meet you."
A: "How are you liking the class so far?"
B: "I like the subject. I think it's pretty interesting."
A: "Me too. But it's hard to sit in class when the weather is so nice."
B: "Tell me about it. The weather has been so great lately."
A: "So, what year are you?"
B: "I'm a sophomore. How about you?"
A: "I'm a freshman."
B: "Where are you from around here?"
A: "No. I'm from the east. I grew up in New York."
B: "New York? That seems like a fun place."
A: "More like a busy place. Everyone is always on the run over there."
B: "I grew up in San Francisco."
A: "That's not too far from here. Do you like living on the west coast?"
B: "I haven't been to many other places, but the west coast is a great place."
A: "Yeah. I like it too."
B: "Are you ready for the mid term next Friday?"
A: "I'm so behind. I've been going out a lot. I'm having so much fun, but I really need to catch up on my school work."
B: "Where do you usually hang out?"
A: "No where specific. We always do different things."
B: "Have you been to Alcatraz yet?"
A: "Not yet. I want to go though."
B: "I highly recommend it. It's an interesting place to visit."
A: "Maybe you could take me there."
B: "If you get a B or better on your midterm, I'll take you there."
A: "Deal. It was great meeting you. I'll talk to you again tomorrow."
B: "Ok. See you later."
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