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English Conversation Practice - Chores for Money
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SPEAK WITH ALAN
SPEAK WITH MOM
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ALAN: "Mom, are there any more chores to do around the house?"
MOM: "There are always chores to do. Why?"
ALAN: "I want to make more money. I'm saving up for something."
MOM: "What is it?"
ALAN: "It's a secret."
MOM: "Ok. There are a couple of loads of laundry that need to be done."
ALAN: "Ok! I can do that."
MOM: "They need to be washed, folded, and put away."
ALAN: "Got it!"
MOM: "Let me know if you want more to do after that."
ALAN: "Ok. I need a lot more to do."
MOM: "I'm curious. What are you saving up for?"
ALAN: "Do you promise not to say anything?"
MOM: "I promise."
ALAN: "I want to buy Dad a new watch for his birthday."
MOM: "That's very sweet of you. He would love it!"
ALAN: "I only have a couple of weeks to save until his birthday."
MOM: "You're a good kid, Alan."
1. What is Alan looking for?
More chores to do
Something to eat
2. What chore does his mom give him?
Doing the laundry
Washing the dishes
Cleaning the bathroom
3. What is Alan saving up for?
A video game
A gift for his dad
A drum set
A gift for his brother
4. How long does he have to save up enough money?
A couple of weeks
1. More chores to do
2. Doing the laundry
3. A gift for his dad
4. A couple of weeks
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