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My wife's boss
El jefe de mi esposa

PRIMER PASO: En esta primera etapa concéntrate en el audio tratando de captar el sentido general de los comentarios. Por favor, no leas ahora la transcripción que se encuentra más abajo.

 

My wife's boss
El jefe de mi esposa

SEGUNDO PASO: En esta segunda etapa, escucha el audio mientras lees la transcripción. Concéntrate en la entonación y ritmo de las frases.

Mike:

How was your dinner party?

Eddy:

I think it went pretty well. People really seemed to enjoy themselves.

Mike:

That's good.

Eddy:

Yeah, but we shouldn't have invited my wife's boss again. We can never get him to leave!

Mike:

Really? How late did he stay this time?

Eddy:

Until two o'clock in the morning! And we both had to get up early the next day.

Mike:

Oh, he shouldn't have stayed so late. That was really inconsiderate. You should have asked him to leave earlier.

Eddy:

Well, it's pretty difficult to do that to your wife's boss!

 

VOCABULARY

it went pretty well: estuvo muy bien; seemed to enjoy themselves: parece que disfrutaron; shouldn't have invited: no deberíamos haber invitado; get him to leave: lograr que se fuera; how late: hasta qué hora; inconsiderate: desconsiderado, descortés; pretty difficult: muy difícil.

 

Activity 128: Basándote en los comentarios anteriores, selecciona las opciones más adecuadas para cada oración. Verifica luego las respuestas correctas.

1. How was Eddy's dinner party?

3. What sort of person is his wife's boss?

  People enjoyed his wife's boss.
 
The party was pretty well.
 
His wife's boss didn't enjoy himself.

  He seems rather shy and talkative.
  He doesn't care about people's needs.
  Quite considerate.

2. What time did Eddy get rid of his wife's boss?

4. Why didn't Eddy ask him to leave earlier?

  Three o'clock in the morning.
 
Two o'clock in the morning.
 
One o'clock in the morning

  It's pretty difficult to do that.
  It's easy for Eddy to do that.
 
It's easy for his wife to do that.

En la próxima página Mr. Grammar explicará PAST MODALS: OPINIONS AND ADVICE.

 

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