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030 New Guy in Town II

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Daily Life - New Guy in Town II (C0030)

A: Oh, Armand, thank you for such a thoughtful invitation! It’s really very nice of you to invite us over

for dinner, don’t you think so, Ellen?

B: Oh, yes of course! We’d love to come over. Can I

bring anything?

C: No, don’t worry about it; I’ll take care of everything. I’ll see you tonight. Come with an appetite...

I know I will!

B: I don’t want go over to his place for dinner! He

gives me the creeps! Why on earth did you accept?

A: Oh come on Ellen, it will be nice to get to know

him. Besides, he’s new to the neighborhood, and

it would be rude to decline his invitation.

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c 2008 Praxis Language Ltd.B: I guess so... You always rope me into things like

this!

C: Ladies! Thank you for coming! You look delicious... I mean beautiful. Please come in.

A: Oh Oh Armand! You are too kind!

B: How did I get myself into this...

Key Vocabulary

thoughtful Adjective showing concern for the

needs and feelings of

other people

appetite common

noun, singular

a physical desire of food

give the

creeps

phrase make someone to feel

scared and uncomfortable

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c 2008 Praxis Language Ltd.get to know verb start to know, become

familiar with someone

why on earth phrase (expression to emphasize surprise or frustration)

decline verb say you will not or cannot do something

rope into verb convince someone to do

something

Supplementary Vocabulary

make yourself

at home

phrase polite way to ask guests

to make themselves

comfortable

hospitable Adjective being a friendly and

caring host to the

guests

potluck common

noun, singular

a party that requires

everybody to bring food

housewaming common

noun, singular

a party to celebrate

moving into a new

home

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c 2008 Praxis Language Ltd.


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