Conversations and Comprehension (3)

Please choose the most appropriate answer for each sentence.
  • 1

    Man: I don't feel well tonight. I have an upset stomach. Woman: Maybe it was the food at the restaurant. It didn't taste right. Narrator: What does the man mean? .....

  • 2

    Woman: What's wrong with Sarah? She seems a little preoccupied. Man: Her husband lost his job a couple of months ago and they are desperately trying to make ends meet at the moment. Narrator: What does the man mean? .....

  • 3

    Mother: I just saw your report card and it looks like you will have to pull your socks up next semester. Son: I know Mom. I will. Mother: Good, because your grades are important. Narrator: What does the mother mean? .....

  • 4

    Woman: Do you want to see that movie tonight? Man: Not really. The last romantic comedy we saw bored the pants off of me. Narrator: What does the man mean? .....

  • 5

    Woman: I've had it with my boss! He's completely unrealistic about our goals and wants me to work overtime again tonight! Man: Do you get overtime pay? Woman: Are you kidding? I have a salary position. Narrator: What does the woman mean? .....

  • 6

    Man: How did you like that restaurant? Woman: I wasn't really crazy about it at all. The pasta was kind of bland and the service wasn't that great. Man: I agree. I think we should try another place next weekend. Narrator: What does the woman mean? .....

  • 7

    Woman: I'm having a really hard time right now. I liked the old system a lot and I can't seem to wrap my head around the new system at all. Man: Let's sit down and talk about it after lunch. Woman: Thanks. I really appreciate your patience. Man: No problem. Narrator: What does the woman mean? .....

  • 8

    Woman: Don't play favorites with the kids. I know that Jonah is more like you but Liam is your son too. Man: I don't do that at all! Woman: Yes, you do. And Liam is aware of it too. Narrator: What does the woman imply? .....

  • 9

    Man: Can you believe the way John acted last night? He's really lashing out at everyone lately. Woman: I know. He's really stressed about losing his job. We should cut him some slack until his situation improves because he's normally not like that at all. Narrator: What does the woman imply? .....

  • 10

    Woman: My sister was out of line yesterday. She really crossed the line this time. Man: I know. She's really angry and bitter and she took it out on you. Woman: Whatever the case may be, I don't think I want to see her again for a while. Narrator: What does the woman mean? .....

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