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The action takes place in the living room of a "typical"
American family. Dad is sitting in a chair, reading the evening newspaper. Dorothy is
busily manicuring her fingernails. The sound of the nail file as it
scratches back and forth bothers Tom, who is trying to do his homework. Fred is stretched out on the
sofa reading a comic book. Mother is in the kitchen. It is 7:30
p.m., just after the evening meal.
The curtain rises. We watch
the quiet scene for a few moments. Then the phone rings. Both Dot and Fred jump to answer it, but Fred is nearer and quicker. They
speak almost at the same time as they get up. Fred thinks it's his girl friend,
and Dot thinks it's her boy friend calling.
Ooooh! I think it's for me. Tell him
I'll be there in a sec.
Tell her I'm busy. Ask her to leave her number.
can I use the... the car tonight?
you be quiet?
You’ll see... "No."
put ideas in his head... Dad, can I have the car tonight?
said, "Can I use the car tonight?"
May you what?
mean you really didn't hear anything I said except "Can I"?
Haven't you heard of the generation gap? They turn us
Not as often as you turn us off.
heard that, and she wasn't even
talking to you! Why don't you hear me?
It's your deep voice. It doesn't
It won't carry through that scratching you're making with that nail file.
At least I don't bite my nails...
like some people do.
nail-file noise) Grrgh-grrgh-grrgh. I can't even do my homework.
Would you two cut it out? I'm trying to reach
us a sign you're listening: one rap for Yes ... two for No.
O-o-okay, you got through. What is it?
Dad, may I use the car tonight?
Don't hang up! I'm not finished.
I told you so.
enters and listens to this bit of dialogue)
to your books, Einstein.
Source: English Teaching Forum - Author: Richard A. Via
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