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English Conversation Practice - Bad Traffic
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SPEAK WITH JAMES
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KEVIN: "The traffic is really getting bad these days."
JAMES: "I agree. I sat in traffic for two hours last night."
KEVIN: "I've started to leave work late just to beat rush hour traffic."
JAMES: "I wish I could do that. I have to pick up my son before the daycare closes."
KEVIN: "Oh, I see. What time does the daycare close?"
JAMES: "6 o'clock."
KEVIN: "What time do you usually get there?"
JAMES: "Just a few minutes before they close."
KEVIN: "What happens if you're late?"
JAMES: "They will wait with the child, of course. But you have to pay extra."
KEVIN: "Have you ever been late?"
JAMES: "Yeah, a few times. I was late yesterday. I don't want to pay extra. Daycare is already expensive."
KEVIN: "Yeah, I'm sure it is. Do you have other people who can help you?"
JAMES: "No, I just listen to the traffic report and leave earlier if the roads sound bad."
KEVIN: "Is your boss understanding?"
JAMES: "Yeah, she's very understanding. She has children too."
1. How long did James sit in traffic last night?
2. Where does James have to go after work?
His second job
3. What does Kevin do to beat traffic?
He leaves work late
He takes the bus
He carpools with a friend
He leaves early
4. What does James listen to before leaving work?
1. Two hours
3. He leaves work late
4. Traffic report
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