Unit 33: Doing Homework


    


Quiz
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1.) What’s wrong with the girl?
a) she is sick
b) her car isn’t working
c) she is driving

2.) When was the last time she has a problem?
a) last week
b) 3 days ago
c) 2 days ago

3.) What does the girl need from the man?
a) fix her car
b) give her a ride
c) help her finish her homework





Script
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A: Hello, Steve?

B: Hi, Veronica. What's going on?

A: Oh, my car's having problems again, but I don't have the time or the money to get it fixed.

B: Is it really bad?

A: It's starting to overheat whenever I'm idling or in heavy traffic, and two days ago I had to pull off the expressway and wait until the engine cooled down.

B: Have you taken it into a shop?

A: Well, I went to two different places yesterday; one mechanic said he'd check the coolant level and look for fluid leaks, and the other guy said he thought it was the thermostat. I didn't leave the car with either of them, though, because I didn't have a ride back.

B: What are you going to do?

A: I really don't know. I'll have to figure out something; the bus service is terrible around where I live. Anyway, could I ask you for a favor?

B: Of course, what is it?

A: You know, tomorrow's Monday and we're supposed to turn in our homework in English, but I'm only gotten halfway through it-I've just been too busy. If I came over, would you help me finish it?

B: Sure, I'll be here all evening. And actually I haven't finished the homework either; I've just been putting it off, so it's good you're coming over-I need someone to motivate me.