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What kinds of questions do people ask when they meet other people for the first time? For example, they might ask about their jobs before they ask their names (example, "So, where do you work? How do you like your job?")
"a balancing act" = a difficult situation where you try to do several different things at the same time
"Working and studying at the same time is a real balancing act."
"high-and-mighty" = self-important and proud
"Sarah always acts high-and-mighty, and she thinks she is better than everyone else because she is a well-known movie star."
A. Listen to the phone message and answer the questions.
News Reporter: Hello. This is James Goodfellow from Channel 4 news. Today, we are interviewing Sarah Roberts, the star of the new movie, Zombies on Mars Part 4.
News Reporter: Well, let's start off the interview with a few basic questions. First of all, where are you from?
Sarah: Well, I'm originally from Miami, but we moved to New York when I was three years old. [Oh.] I lived there until I was 17, and then I moved to Los Angeles to be an actress.
Sarah: Yeah. I worked at a movie theater, and everyone LOVED the way I made the popcorn.
Sarah: Well, I'm only 20, but everyone I know says I look at LEAST 22.
News Reporter: Oh, right. Okay. And, what are you hobbies outside of acting?
Sarah: Oh, I love shopping for clothes and makeup and, and . . . . Did I say I love shopping for clothes?
Do the vocabulary quizzes using the words from the conversation for more practice:
After you write a personal introduction of yourself, share it with family and friends using one of these ways: