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You are visiting your cousin who lives abroad.

Get to know some of your cousin’s neighbors.

IN THIS LESSON, YOU WILL

1. Listen to your cousin introduce her neighbor.
2. Ask and answer questions about your interests.
3. Describe your family’s personalities to your cousin’s neighbor.

PRACTICE

STEP A EXERCISE

Complete the sentences using the pictures and the words in the box.

this
both
neither
ago

1.

Tutor: Are you a cat person or a dog person?

Student: I like _____.

2.

Tutor: When did you last see Rita?

Student: We ran into Rita two days _____.

3.

Tutor: Do you like grape juice or apple juice?

Student: _____. I don’t drink juice.

4.

Tutor: What are your plans for later?

Student: I have an English lesson _____ afternoon.

STEP B EXERCISE

Choose the most polite answer in the parentheses. Strengthen the positive traits and soften the negative traits.

  1. Her friend seems (a bit / so) strange.
  2. The pizza looks (a little / really) delicious.
  3. It sounded (a bit / really) boring.
  4. He seemed (a little / so) rude.
  5. The food tasted (a bit / really) good.

MISSION

Challenge 1

You are visiting your cousin who lives abroad. She’s having a garden party.


Listen to your cousin introduce one of her neighbors.

Remember?

  • ago/last
  • seem
  • really
  • a bit

COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS

  1. Where is Marco from?
    • Italy
    • Spain
  2. When did Marco move to the neighborhood?
    • last week
    • last year
  3. Why did he move to the neighborhood?
    • because it’s closer to the university
    • because it’s quiet

Challenge 2

Now, you are talking to Marco.


Answer questions about your preferences. Ask Marco questions, too.

Remember?

  • so/really
  • a bit/a little
  • both/neither

Challenge 3

Marco wants to know about your family members.
Tell him about their personalities.

Remember?

  • seem/sound/taste/smell/feel
  • a bit/a little
  • really/so

FEEDBACK

Get to know some of your cousin’s neighbors.

MISSION ACHIEVEMENT

  • 4
    Very Good

    Could complete the task with ease

  • 3
    Good

    Could complete the task with some clarifications

  • 2
    Fair

    Could complete the task with additional instructions

  • 1
    Poor

    Could somehow complete the task with difficulty

PERSONALIZED FEEDBACK

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Chapter 1 Lesson 6 (Listening) - I have to run an errand.