Target 8-Listening for Similar Meanings (page 41)
Ml: How many tickets will you need?
WI: There will be three adults and two children at our party
Wi: How’s your French class? Do you like the instructor
Mi: Yes, she’s great, but she gives us a lot of work to do in class.
Wi: Then you have to wait weeks before you get your papers back, right?
Mi: No, she always checks out assignments on the same day we do them.
Ml: I’ve heard that this area of the country is really growing.
Wl: Yes, the population is increasing at a rate of about 10,000 people a year.
Wl: I understand that this area has suffered harsh weather conditions in recent years.
MI: Yes, for example, last year a severe drought killed much of the vegetation in the region.
WI: That must have had a devastating effect on agriculture,
Mi: I give you a check for the first month’s rent right now, can I move in tomorrow?
WI: I’m sorry, but the apartment won’t be available until next week
MI: Let’s see I got your address and phone number Oh, I need to know your occupation.
Wi: Put computer programmer.