“My Dream Car”



Pre-Listening Question

What is your image of the ideal car, and what features does it have?

Vocabulary and Expressions

Here are some words and expressions that appear in the video:

practical (adjective): logical or reasonable for a particular situation
– This car isn’t practical for our family because there aren’t enough seats for everyone.

draw (verb): attract
– This car attracts a lot of buyers because of its excellent gas mileage.

take a nap (idiom): take a short period of sleep
– I sometimes take a nap in my car after work.

along the lines of (idiom): similar to something else
– My father wanted to buy a car along the lines of this one on this Web site.

Listening Comprehension Questions

Now, watch the interview and answer the comprehension questions. You can also turn on the automatically-generated captions for the video once you start it.

Conversation Questions

If practicality weren’t important to you, would kind of vehicle (car, truck, motorcycle, or other) would you buy? Explain your reasons.

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