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|Alison:||Come on in, make yourself at home. Would you like something to drink?|
|Janet:||I’ll have water, thank you! Wow! Your place looks amazing. How have you been?|
|Alison:||Well, it’s been busy over the last few months . With the renovations, this studio finally feels like home away from home to me.|
|Janet:||Good for you! I guess you get to stay overnight here quite often…|
|Alison:||Yes, at first, I felt a little homesick, but then I got used to it. I’d say I enjoy staying in the city now. And what’s new with you?|
|Janet:||Not much… let’s see… I now teach yoga class on Friday evenings, but it’s nothing to write home about.|
|Alison:||Why? I thought it would be exciting for you, given how much experience you have.|
|Janet:||Oh, I wish I could get used to the city life like you, but I miss our little town. There’s no place like home.|
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- Question 1 of 5
Construction company advertised their new condos as the best deal on the market, but it turned out ___________.CorrectIncorrect
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She knew every corner in her neighborhood. She loved taking a walk in the afternoon to say hello to her friends across the street or get her favorite pastry at a local bakery. They say, _________.CorrectIncorrect
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By the time she was back from work, her new friend ______________. He took a shower, made some sandwiches, and was watching TV with his feet up on a couch.CorrectIncorrect
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Paul: How do you like Winnipeg? You have moved here a few months ago, right?
Jessica: Yes, I like it here. It looks very much the same as my home city. I feel ____________for me .CorrectIncorrect
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It was the first time for Sylvia to travel to another country. She __________, but life at an international school kept her busy.CorrectIncorrect
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