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UNIT 4 - INTERMEDIATE LEVEL
It's your birthday present

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Steve:
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Maria:
Steve:
Maria:
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Steve:
Maria:
Steve:
Maria:
Steve:

Oh, look at those earrings, Maria. They're perfect for you.
These red ones? I'm not sure.
No, the yellow ones.
Oh, these? Hmm... Yellow isn't a good color
for me.
Well, that necklace isn't bad.
Which one?
That blue one right there. How much is it?
It's $ 42 !! That's expensive !!
Hey, let me get it for you. It's your birthday present.

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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. 
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Steve:

Oh, look at those , Maria. They're perfect for you.

Maria:

These red ones? I'm not sure.

Steve:

No, the yellow ones.

Maria:

Oh, these? Hmm... Yellow isn't a good color for me.

Steve:

Well, that isn't bad.

Maria:

Which one?

Steve:

That blue one . How much is it?

Maria:

It's $ 42 !! That's expensive !!

Steve:

Hey, let me get it for you. It's your .

 

ACTIVITY # 2

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

1.

 Steve is looking at ... 

 

   the red earrings.
   the yellow earrings.
   the expensive earrings.
 

2.

Why does Steve want to get a present for Maria?  

 

   Because he loves her.
   Because he is generous.
   Because it is Maria's birthday.
 

3.

The best statement to define “necklace” is ... 

 

   An ornament for the ear and especially the earlobe.  
   An ornament worn around the neck.
   An ornamental band or chain worn around the wrist.
 

4.

 Which one of the following words is a synonym for “present”?

 

   purchase.
   ornament.
  
gift.
 

5.

 One antonym for “expensive” may be ...

 

   economic  
   economical
   cheaper
 

 

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