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Maria: Oh, hi Dave. Long time, no see!

Dave: Hi Maria. I was in the (1), so I thought I'd drop by.

Maria: Come on in. [Thanks.] (2) a seat. Would you like anything to drink? I have Sprite or orange juice.

Dave: Sprite would be fine. Uh, so, how have you been?

Maria: Oh, not bad. And you?

Dave: Oh, I'm doing okay, but school has been really hectic these days, and I haven't had time to (3).

Maria: By the way, what's your major anyway?

Dave: Hotel management.

Maria: Well, what do you want to do once you (4)?

Dave: Uh... I haven't decided for sure, but I think I'd like to work for a hotel or travel agency (5) this area. How about you?

Maria: Well, when I first started (6), I wanted to major in French, but I realized I might have a hard time finding a (7) using the language, so I changed majors to computer science. [Oh]. With the right skills, landing a job in the computer (8) shouldn't be as difficult.

Dave: So, do you have a (9) job to support yourself through school?

Maria: Well, fortunately for me, I received a four-year academic (10) [Wow] that pays for all of my tuition and books.

Dave: Wow. That's (11).

Maria: Yeah. How about you? Are you working your way through (12)?

Dave: Yeah. I work three times a week at a (13) near campus.

Maria: Oh. What do you do (14)?

Dave: I'm a (15).

Maria: How do you like your job?

Dave: It's okay. The other workers  are friendly, and the pay isn't bad.


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Câu hỏi 1

What does the man want to do after he graduates?

Câu hỏi 2

What is the woman majoring in?

Câu hỏi 3

How does the woman pay for college?

Câu hỏi 4

Where does the man work part-time?

Câu hỏi 5

What thing did the man NOT say about his job?


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Bài 8. College Life
Maria: Oh, hi Dave. Long time, no see!
Dave: Hi Maria. I was in the neighborhood, so I thought I'd drop by.
Maria: Come on in. [Thanks.] Take a seat. Would you like anything to drink? I have Sprite or orange juice.
Dave: Sprite would be fine. Uh, so, how have you been?
Maria: Oh, not bad. And you?
Dave: Oh, I'm doing okay, but school has been really hectic these days, and I haven't had time to relax.
Maria: By the way, what's your major anyway?
Dave: Hotel management.
Maria: Well, what do you want to do once you graduate?
Dave: Uh... I haven't decided for sure, but I think I'd like to work for a hotel or travel agency in this area. How about you?
Maria: Well, when I first started college, I wanted to major in French, but I realized I might have a hard time finding a job using the language, so I changed majors to computer science. [Oh]. With the right skills, landing a job in the computer industry shouldn't be as difficult.
Dave: So, do you have a part-time job to support yourself through school?
Maria: Well, fortunately for me, I received a four-year academic scholarship [Wow] that pays for all of my tuition and books.
Dave: Wow. That's great.
Maria: Yeah. How about you? Are you working your way through school?
Dave: Yeah. I work three times a week at a restaurant near campus.
Maria: Oh. What do you do there?
Dave: I'm a cook.
Maria: How do you like your job?
Dave: It's okay. The other workers are friendly, and the pay isn't bad.

HELPFUL TIP!

"a walking encyclopedia" = someone who seems to know everything

"My roommate would do well on a trivia game show. He's a walking encyclopedia."


"have the right stuff" = have the needed skills to succeed

"Susan has the right stuff to get into any school she chooses."

Key Vocabulary

  • (): very busy - Life is always very when you're trying to work and go to school at the same time.hecticadjective
    hectic
  • major (noun): course of study
    - I'm thinking about majoring in computer science next year.
  • land (a job) (verb): to secure, win, or get a job
    - It is becoming increasingly difficult to land a job in the field of language teaching.
  • work (your way) through (school) (verb): think through, in this case, work while going to school to support yourself
    - Since my parents had no money, I had no choice but to work myself through school
    - Sometimes we just have to work through many new experiences before we understand the language and culture.

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uchihasasunguyen
đăng lúc 20:38 - 30/05/2018

số câu hỏi:15

số câu trả lời đúng:15|15

đạt:10 điểm

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vomaithi
đăng lúc 19:30 - 20/07/2017
Số câu hỏi: 15
Số câu trả lời đúng: 11
Điểm đạt được: 7 / 10 điểm  
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đăng lúc 01:45 - 20/06/2017
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đăng lúc 12:25 - 18/05/2016

12/15, not bad

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haanh_26
đăng lúc 04:56 - 05/01/2016

Maria: Oh, hi Dave. Long time, no see!

Dave: Hi Maria. I was in the (1) neighborhood , so I thought I\'d drop by.

Maria: Come on in. [Thanks.] (2) Take a seat. Would you like anything to drink? I have Sprite or orange juice.

Dave: Sprite would be fine. Uh, so, how have you been?

Maria: Oh, not bad. And you?

Dave: Oh, I\'m doing okay, but school has been really hectic these days, and I haven\'t had time to (3) relax .

Maria: By the way, what\'s your major anyway?

Dave: Hotel management.

Maria: Well, what do you want to do once you (4) graduate?

Dave: Uh... I haven\'t decided for sure, but I think I\'d like to work for a hotel or travel agency (5) in this area. How about you?

Maria: Well, when I first started (6) college , I wanted to major in French, but I realized I might have a hard time finding a (7) job using the language, so I changed majors to computer science. [Oh]. With the right skills, landing a job in the computer (8) industry shouldn\'t be as difficult.

Dave: So, do you have a (9) part-time job to support yourself through school?

Maria: Well, fortunately for me, I received a four-year academic (10) scholarship [Wow] that pays for all of my tuition and books.

Dave: Wow. That\'s (11) great .

Maria: Yeah. How about you? Are you working your way through (12) school ?

Dave: Yeah. I work three times a week at a (13) restaurantnear campus.

Maria: Oh. What do you do (14) there ?

Dave: I\'m a (15) cook .

Maria: How do you like your job?

Dave: It\'s okay. The other workers  are friendly, and the pay isn\'t bad.

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markq9x
đăng lúc 00:31 - 05/05/2014

Maria: Oh, hi Dave. Long time, no see!

Dave: Hi Maria. I was in the (1) neighborhood, so I thought I'd drop by.

Maria: Come on in. [Thanks.] (2) Take a seat. Would you like anything to drink? I have Sprite or orange juice.

Dave: Sprite would be fine. Uh, so, how have you been?

Maria: Oh, not bad. And you?

Dave: Oh, I'm doing okay, but school has been really hectic these days, and I haven't had time to (3) relax.

Maria: By the way, what's your major anyway?

Dave: Hotel management.

Maria: Well, what do you want to do once you (4) graduate?

Dave: Uh... I haven't decided for sure, but I think I'd like to work for a hotel or travel agency (5) in this area. How about you?

Maria: Well, when I first started (6) college, I wanted to major in French, but I realized I might have a hard time finding a (7) job using the language, so I changed majors to computer science. [Oh]. With the right skills, landing a job in the computer (8) station shouldn't be as difficult.

Dave: So, do you have a (9) part time job to support yourself through school?

Maria: Well, fortunately for me, I received a four-year academic (10) scholarship [Wow] that pays for all of my tuition and books.

Dave: Wow. That's (11) great.

Maria: Yeah. How about you? Are you working your way through (12) school?

Dave: Yeah. I work three times a week at a (13)week near campus.

Maria: Oh. What do you do (14) there?

Dave: I'm a (15) cook.

Maria: How do you like your job?

Dave: It's okay. The other workers  are friendly, and the pay isn't bad.

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dafadizivn
đăng lúc 04:05 - 25/08/2013

sai 1 từ ;)

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ur sorry
đăng lúc 06:29 - 06/03/2013

11/10

 

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