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English Conversation Practice - Furniture for Apartment
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SPEAK WITH KAREN
SPEAK WITH MOM
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KAREN: "Mom, can we go furniture shopping?"
MOM: "Sure. What do you need to buy?"
KAREN: "Something for my new apartment."
MOM: "How do you like your first apartment? Do you like living alone?"
KAREN: "Yes, it's great. But my apartment is so empty. I need some furniture to make it feel cozy."
MOM: "What do you need?"
KAREN: "I already have a bed and a sofa that you and Dad gave me. I need to buy a dining table and chairs."
MOM: "Where do you sit to eat?"
KAREN: "Right now, I eat on the sofa. But I'd like to invite people over for dinner and be able to dine comfortably."
MOM: "Can you afford to buy a new dining table and chairs?"
KAREN: "I have some money saved, but not a lot."
MOM: "Why don't we try a yard sale? I always see people selling their dining room furniture at yard sales."
KAREN: "That's a great idea! Maybe if the furniture looks really old, I can get a good deal. I can just paint them."
MOM: "Right! We should go today."
KAREN: "Yes! I'm excited to see what I can find."
MOM: "Maybe I'll find something too."
1. Who does Karen live with?
Her best friend
She lives alone
2. What does Karen want to buy?
A dining table and chairs
3. Where is she going to go shopping?
Her parents are going to give her furniture
4. Who is Karen going to go shopping with?
Her best friend
1. She lives alone
2. A dining table and chairs
3. Yard sale
4. Her mom
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