Listen to the recording on water conservation and read along with the conversation. Review the key vocabulary and the sample sentences.
Marie: Hey, Andrew. Stop wasting water! Turn the shower off!
Andrew: What? I can't hear you! I have the shower running.
Marie: Yes, exactly.
Andrew: What? Oh, okay. I can hear you now. What do you want?
Marie: Listen. You were in the shower for more than half an hour. That is more than enough water for 10 people. I mean, don't you care about the planet? You used at least 60 gallons of water. That is a terrible waste.
Andrew: I wasn't in the shower THAT long.
Marie: Yes you were. I timed you.
Andrew: You timed me?
Marie: Yes, yes. I timed you. Our water bill was astronomical last month. [ Really?], and you don't pay for any of it. It was a hundred and thirteen dollars ($113). And it's going up. [ Really? ] I . . . I mean, I know you lost your job, but I am not made of money. Please be careful. I mean, at least, maybe you could take one of your showers at the gym when you go in the morning. I . . . I don't know how you can afford gym membership when you can't pay rent. Please be careful. Okay?
Andrew: Okay, sorry sis.