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Basic Listening Lesson #30
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Quiz - View Questions
1. What do they plan on doing tonight?
Go play basketball with friends
Work all night long for tomorrow's presentation
Drink and get drunk
Stay home and rest
2. Why do they plan on going out tonight?
To forget about work
Because work is stressful
To get drunk
All of the above
3. How late do they plan on staying out tonight?
Until the next morning
Not too late
After they are both drunk
Until 3 in the morning
4. Where do they plan on going?
To the local bar
To a restaurant
To a club in downtown
None of the above
1. Drink and get drunk
2. All of the above
3. Not too late
4. None of the above
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Show Conversation Dialog
A: "Hey Mike. What are you doing tonight?"
B: "Nothing planned. How about you?"
A: "Work is kicking my ass. I'm so stressed. Let's go grab a drink."
B: "I'm always up for a drink. To tell you the truth, it's been quite stressful here too."
A: "I say we get drunk tonight. I don't want to think about all this stuff."
B: "But we have to work tomorrow."
A: "We won't stay out too late. I just need to forget about work."
B: "I hear ya. Let's do it."
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