|"one in a million" = the very best|
"She is definitely one in a million, and I don't think you'll find a better person to marry."
"go steady" = date someone regularly
"They have been going steady for about a year."
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[ Quiz Script | Text Completion Quiz ]
|easy||invitations||conversation||man and woman
When meeting other singles, people often make invitations for dates or other activities? What expressions can you think of for accepting, expressing reservation, or refusing invitations? What excuses can you think of if you really did not want to go out with someone?
|I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]|
HELPFUL TIP: Honesty is very important in a relationship. If you don't want to go out with someone again, tell the person the truth and that you're not really interested in pursuing the relationship. This will save you from uncomfortable situations later on.|
Listen to the conversation by pressing the "Play Audio" button and answer the questions. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.
|II. Listening Exercises [Top]|
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Listen to the conversation again as you read the Quiz Script.
Do Text Completion Quiz.
Rewrite the conversation and make Diane's responses more positive. Then practice with a partner. Have you ever had a similar experience, either like Doug or Diane? How did you feel and what did you do?
|III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]|
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