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آموزش زبان انگلیسی - آموزش زبان انگلیسی با Listening
آموزش زبان انگلیسی
شنبه 14 اردیبهشت 1392 :: نویسنده : علیرضا عبداللهی
. Listening Exercises
Listen to the conversation again by pressing the Play Audio button and read along with the conversation. Review the Key Vocabulary and the sample sentences.

II. Listening Exercises
Listen to the conversation again by pressing the Play Audio button and read along with the conversation. Review the Key Vocabulary and the sample sentences.

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Girl: Dad, I need a few supplies for school, and I was wondering if . . . .

Dad: Yeah. There are a couple of pencils and an eraser in the kitchen drawer, I think.

Girl: Dad, I'm in eight grade now, and I need REAL supplies for my demandingclasses.

Dad: Oh, so you need a ruler too?

Girl: Dad, I need some high-tech tech stuff like a calculator, a Palm Pilot, and a laptop computer.

Dad: Uh. I didn't have any of that when I was in middle school, and I did just fine.

Girl: Yeah, and they weren't any cars either, WERE there. [Hey] And things are just more progressive now.

Dad: Well, we can rule out the hand pilot [Palm Pilot, Dad]. Whatever, AND the computer . . . unless mom lets you sell the car. And as for the adding machine [Calculator]. Yeah, I think mine from college is kicking around here somewhere.

Girl: Dad, I need a calculator for geometry, and I have heard you can download free software from the Internet.

Dad: Great. My daughter will be playing video games in geometry class.

Girl: Dad.

Dad: Okay. How much is this thing going to cost me?

Girl: Well, I saw it at the store for only $99, WITH a $10 mail-in rebate, or you could buy it online.

Dad: Oh. Do they throw in a few aspirin so your father can recover from sticker shock?

Girl: Dad. Please!!!. Everyone has one [I've heard that before.] and you always say you want me to excel in school, and I'll chip in $10 of my own, and I'll even pick up my room [Hey!!].

Dad: Hmmm, 100 bucks.

Dad: Well, you'll be supporting me in my old age, so, I guess so. When do you need it?

Girl: Now, right now. [Now!] Mom's already waiting in the car for us. [Huh?] She said she would buy me an ice cream if I could talk you into to buying it for me today. 


Key Vocabulary [Top]

  • demanding (adjective): requiring great effort or work 
    - My history teacher is very demanding. She expects student to memorize so many facts.

  • mail-in rebate (noun): refund or return of money sent to the purchaser after buying goods 
    - It took two months to receive my mail-in rebate from that company.

  • throw in (phrasal verb): add as an extra item 
    - The computer store threw in a free set of speakers when I bought a computer.

  • sticker shock (noun): great surprise at the sales price of an item 
    - I can't get over the sticker shock of seeing the price of cars these days.

  • chip in (phrasal verb): add or contribute 
    - My father chipped in money so I could by my first laptop.

  • buck (noun): informal for dollar 
    - It only costs a few bucks to buy some folders and notebooks for school.




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