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A Before you watch

Work in pairs. Look at the pictures and guess the correct order of the story. Note down some words you think you will hear.

Viewp ints 2 Welcome to Boston 1 of 2 A Before you watch Work in pairs.
Viewp ints 2 Welcome to Boston 1 of 2 A Before you watch Work in pairs.

B While you watch

  • 1 Circle the correct word or number.

1

A “buck” is a cab / dollar.

2

The fare is $18 / $80.

3

The tip is $3 / $21.

2

Answer the question. Write Luis, Josh, or Jennifer.

1

Who is from Brazil?

4

2

3

Who is a soccer player?

Who is Josh’s roommate?

5

6

Who is Jennifer’s brother? Who is a graphic design student? Who is not a student?

  • 3 Work in pairs. Complete the dialogue. Then listen and check. Josh:

Who 1

?

Jennifer:

2

me!

Josh:

Jennifer:

Josh:

Jennifer:

Oh, hi, Jennifer, come on in. Hi. Jennifer, 3 Hi, Luis, 6

Luis, my 4

you.

. Luis, 5

, Jennifer.

  • 4 Label items 1–8 with the words in the box. Which item don’t they buy in the store?

bowl chair couch dinner set glasses lamp pillow rug
bowl
chair
couch
dinner set
glasses
lamp
pillow
rug
1
1
2
2

1

3

5

5 4
5
4
6
6

8

7
7

2

3

4

6

7

8

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  • C After you watch

    • 1 Match the words with their meanings.

pillow

  • 1 man/person

a

  • 2 a thing for the fl oor

guy

b

  • 3 extra money for a good service

varsity

c

4

dozen

d

a thing for a couch

5

6

tip

rug

e

f

university/college

twelve

  • 2 Work in pairs. Ask and answer about the meaning of each word in Exercise 1. A: What’s a guy? B: A man. What’s…?

    • D Language points Complete the dialogues with the correct phrases. Then practice them with your partner.

Come on in. Excuse me? Have a nice day! How about you?
Come on in.
Excuse me?
Have a nice day!
How about you?
  • 1 A:

Goodbye.

3

A: That’s ten bucks, please.

 

B: Thanks. Goodbye.

 

B:

What are “bucks,” please?

  • 2 A:

Welcome to my home.

4

A: I’m a student.

B: Thank you.

 

B: I’m a student, too.

 

E Your viewpoint

What are the advantages and disadvantages of studying in a new country? Complete the chart using the ideas below and your own ideas. Discuss with your partner.

  • D learn a new language

miss your family

miss your friends

have an exciting experience

see a new place

meet new people

dont understand people

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Advantages
Disadvantages
You learn a new language.
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