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English Conversation Practice - Vacuum Cleaner Gift
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SPEAK WITH MIKE
SPEAK WITH JOHN
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MIKE: "Hi John. What's wrong?"
JOHN: "Sarah and I had an argument."
JOHN: "It's our anniversary today."
MIKE: "Why did you argue on your anniversary?"
JOHN: "She didn't like the gift I got her."
MIKE: "What was it?"
JOHN: "A vacuum cleaner."
MIKE: "A vacuum cleaner? That's not a very romantic gift."
JOHN: "That's what she said. Now she's mad at me."
MIKE: "Well, I can understand her."
JOHN: "It's a practical gift. Something she can use all the time."
MIKE: "What did she get you?"
JOHN: "A watch."
MIKE: "That's a very nice gift."
JOHN: "It's a practical gift. Something I can use all the time."
MIKE: "That's really the same thing, John."
JOHN: "What should I do?"
MIKE: "Return the vacuum and buy her jewelry."
1. What is wrong with John?
He lost his job
His wife is mad at him
His dog ran away
He broke his leg
2. What did John give Sarah for their anniversary?
3. What does John say about his gift to Sarah?
4. What advice does Mike give John?
Return the vacuum
Neither A or B
Both A and B
1. His wife is mad at him
2. Vacuum cleaner
3. Its practical
4. Both A and B
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