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LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

UNIT 5 - ELEMENTARY LEVEL
She's good at languages

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Mat:
Phil:
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What's your new girlfriend like? 
Katherine? Well, she's good at languages.
Does she know how to speak Spanish?
She knows how to speak Spanish and Japanese.
Wow !!!
And she's good at sports, too. She knows how to play tennis and basketball.
That's terrific !!!
But there's one thing she's not good at.
What's that?
She's not good at remembering things. We have a date, and she's an hour late !!

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ACTIVITY # 1

WHILE LISTENING TO THE DIALOGUE TRY TO COMPLETE THIS CONVERSATION.
THEN CHECK YOUR ANSWERS WITH THE ORIGINAL TEXT ABOVE. 
FINALLY, CLICK HERE FOR SPANISH TRANSLATION WITH AUDIO.

Mat:

  your new girlfriend  ?

Phil:

Katherine? Well, she's good at languages.

Mat:

  she  how to speak Spanish?

Phil:

She    how to speak Spanish and Japanese.

Mat:

Wow !!!

Phil:

And she's good at sports, too.  She    how to play tennis and basketball. 

Mat:

That's terrific.

Phil:

But there's one thing she's not    .

Mat:

What's that?

Phil:

She's not good at    things. We have a date, and she's an hour late !!!

 

ACTIVITY # 2

FOR QUESTIONS 1-5 CHOOSE THE ANSWER WHICH FITS BEST ACCORDING
TO THE DIALOGUE. THEN CLICK HERE TO CHECK YOUR ANSWERS.

1.

 “To be good at languages" means ... 

 

   that she can easily learn any language.
   that she can perfectly speak and write any language.
   that she likes languages.
 

2.

According to the text, Katherine ... 

 

   speaks and writes English and Japanese.
   speaks and writes Spanish and Japanese.
   speaks Spanish and Japanese.

3.

Katherine ... 

 

  plays tennis and basketball.
  is playing tennis and basketball.
  plays soccer and basketball.

4.

 Phil says that Katherine is not good at ...

 

   sports.
   remembering things.
   arriving at dates on time.
   learning languages.

5.

Which one of the following words is a synonym for "girlfriend”?

 

  spouse
  lover

  wife

 

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