General Listening Quiz
“Casino Gambling – Script”
Listen to the recording on gambling and read along with the conversation. Review the key vocabulary and the sample sentences.
Woman: Wait. I thought you were just walking through the hotel to go outside and get something to eat. Why are we stopping at these slot machines? Are you gonna [going to] gamble?
Man: What? Who me? Hey, I’ll meet you back at the conference room with the rest (of the people).
Woman: Uh, no. I’m staying right with you. Does your Sara know about this?
Man: About what? I just have some change in my pocket, and I thought I’d get rid of it. See, look. I have about five bucks or so. Hey, and besides, your wife doesn’t need to know about everything you do, does she?
Woman: Uh, no. This is different. You lost about $1,500 the last time we came here, [uh] and wait, why are you taking out your credit card?
Man: What? Oh this? I’m just gonna [going to] buy a sandwich.
Woman: Oh, no. Give me that.
Man: Oh, okay. Here’s my jacket.
Woman: No, not your jacket. Give me the credit card.
Man: Really? Don’t you trust me?
Woman: No. Let’s use that credit card and get dinner for the rest of the group.
Vocabulary and Sample Sentences
- get rid of (verb): throw away, dispose of, use up
– Let’s get rid of this old table. One of the legs is broken.
- buck (noun): informal for dollar
– Could I borrow a couple of bucks for lunch?