Study this week’s set of idioms from the Powerpoint below:
Listen to a dialog. Can you identify the five idioms in the conversation? Listen to the conversation more than once if you need.
Now, look at the script of the dialog. Listen to the dialog again. This will help you build your listening skills.
|Joy||I’m really sorry for what happened yesterday. I didn’t know my puppy Leopold escaped my room and went to yours.|
|Thirdy||Well, your dog ate some of the pages of my textbook. He also went through my closet and messed it all up.|
|Joy||Oh no! I’ll buy you a new textbook plus a pen to make up for it.|
|Thirdy||You don’t have to do that. Just stay away from my room, okay?|
|Joy||Come on. You’re not holding a grudge against me because of what my dog did, are you?|
|Thirdy||Of course not. But I’ll be locking my room from now on to keep your puppy away. Better safe than sorry!|
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