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Advanced Listening Lesson #16
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Quiz - View Questions
1. What is the best description of the girl they are talking about?
Has a pretty face
Is a little chubby
All of the above
2. What is the friend looking for in a girl?
Someone who is compatible in bed
Someone who is fit and likes to exercise
Someone who has a pretty face
Someone he wants to marry
3. What does "out of my league" mean?
In a different class
Living in a different city
Living in a different country
Someone too good for someone
4. What statement is true?
They both are looking for someone with a nice personality
They both want to meet someone they will eventually marry
The friend is not even thinking about marriage right now
Personality is the best trait for a woman to have
1. All of the above
2. Someone who is fit and likes to exercise
3. Someone too good for someone
4. The friend is not even thinking about marriage right now
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: "Yo Matt. How goes it man?"
B: "Pretty good. What have you been up to?"
A: "You know that chick in psychology class?"
B: "Yeah. You only talk about her every other day."
A: "I can't get her out of my mind. She is damn fine."
B: "Why don't you go talk to her then?"
A: "I think she is out of my league."
B: "Chicken. Somebody is only out of your league if you think so. What do you see in her anyway? She is a little chubby dude."
A: "She is not. She has a nice figure. And she has such a pretty face."
B: "Whatever. If you think so."
A: "You like skinny girls or something?"
B: "I like normal girls without any flab hanging out."
A: "Now you're exaggerating you freak."
B: "Seriously, I like a girl who is fit and likes to exercise."
A: "How about personality?"
B: "It doesn't matter until you are thinking about marriage and I'm not thinking about that yet."
A: "Well, I'm looking so I don't care that much about figure. As long as she is nice and sweet."
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