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“soft-hearted” = gentle, kind
“He might not seem very understanding, but you’ll see he’s soft-hearted once you get to know him.”
“run in the family” = physical or personality traits that are similar
“All their kids are very athletic; it seems to run in the family.”
A. Listen to the recording and answer the questions.
Girl: Dad, I'm bored today. I want to go to a movie?
Dad: Okay, we have to wait for mommy because she's at a meeting right now.
Father: There's a movie that starts in the afternoon at 2:45. Well, should we take mommy with us?
Dad: Well, where would you like to go on a walk? Would you like to go down to the beach or through the park?
Dad: To the beach. Well, that sounds great. And then maybe we can go out to eat tonight. Does that sound okay?
Try this activity to practice the vocabulary from the conversation:
Family entertainment can be a way to improve family relationships. Share your thoughts and experiences on the following topics with a partner:
Families sometimes visit an amusement park like Disneyland or something smaller for fun. Choose a country or place you want to visit and answer these questions using the Internet: