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English Conversation Practice - Small Talk at the Bus Stop
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SPEAK WITH ALICE
SPEAK WITH TOM
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ALICE: "Has Bus 47 come yet?"
TOM: "No. I think it's late today."
ALICE: "Do you ride this bus every day?"
TOM: "Yeah. Do you?"
ALICE: "Not every day. Only a couple of times a week."
TOM: "Well, I think the bus is late today because of the rain."
ALICE: "Oh. Does the weather make a difference?"
TOM: "Yes. The bus is usually several minutes late when it rains."
ALICE: "Because of bad traffic?"
TOM: "Yeah and probably because of car accidents."
ALICE: "That makes sense. I must have picked the wrong day to ride the bus."
TOM: "Actually, I think riding the bus on rainy days is better."
TOM: "Then you don't have to drive in bad traffic. Someone is driving for you."
ALICE: "You are totally right! I'm going to check the weather from now on. I'm going to take the bus when it rains."
TOM: "Then I'll see you here at the bus stop."
ALICE: "Great! It was nice talking with you."
TOM: "Yes, it was. I think our bus is coming now."
1. What is the bus schedule today?
It's on time
It was cancelled
2. What is the weather like today?
3. When does Tom ride the bus?
A couple of times a week
When it rains
Only on Fridays
4. When is Alice going to ride the bus?
When there is a sports game
When it rains
When she works late
When Tom rides the bus
1. Its late
2. Its raining
4. When it rains
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