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English Conversation Practice - Boss Retiring
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JOHN: "Did you hear the news? Carl is retiring."
JOHN: "He's sick. He needs to stop working to take care of his health."
DAVID: "That's so sad."
JOHN: "I know! I'm going to miss him."
DAVID: "When is his last day?"
JOHN: "Next Friday."
DAVID: "That soon?"
JOHN: "Yeah. I heard his doctor told him to retire immediately."
DAVID: "Wow! He's been at the company for 20 years."
JOHN: "That's a long time."
DAVID: "Is anyone going to throw him a retirement party?"
JOHN: "I don't know."
DAVID: "If no one is, we should throw him one."
JOHN: "That's a good idea. Let's talk to the other employees and plan it."
DAVID: "Do you know who is taking his place?"
JOHN: "I heard it was going to be Bob."
DAVID: "Bob? Is he qualified for that position?"
JOHN: "I don't know. People are not going to be happy."
DAVID: "I'm not happy."
1. Who is retiring?
2. Why is he retiring?
He's getting old
He makes too many mistakes
He is doesn't want to work anymore
3. When is his last day?
4. Who is replacing him?
2. Hes sick
3. Next Friday
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