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Intermediate Listening Lesson #32
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Quiz - View Questions
1. How does he feel after breaking up with his girlfriend?
Depressed and sad
Relieved and glad
In extreme pain
Crying all day long
2. How long did the relationship last?
3. Why did they break up?
She was too emotional
He didn't treat her well
She found another guy
He was going abroad to study
4. What other term was used that is similar to being too emotional ?
A cry baby
A mama's boy
1. Relieved and glad
2. 2 months
3. She was too emotional
4. A psycho
If you are uncertain about the answers to the questions, listen to the audio file again after having read the questions. After you have made all your selections, you may view the answers to see how you did.
Show Conversation Dialog
A: "What happened to that girl you were seeing?"
B: "Oh Jackie? We broke up last week."
A: "That was a short relationship. You only started dating 2 months ago."
B: "It was actually a long two months. She was a psycho."
A: "What do you mean?"
B: "She would be laughing one moment, and if I said something insensitive, she would start crying. I didn't want to deal with that."
A: "She sounds very emotional."
B: "She was a psycho man. One time we were suppose to get together. I was waiting for her call, and when she finally called, she was screaming why I wasn't at her place."
A: "Were you suppose to be there?"
B: "I thought she was going to call when she was done shopping. It was a misunderstanding. She was literally screaming on the phone over this."
A: "Ok. You're right. She's a psycho."
B: "I'm just glad it's over."
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