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ESL Podcast 663 Ė Having Problems Concentrating 2011-02-25
ESL Podcast 663 Ė Having Problems Concentrating
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Tags: Daily Life , Transportation
Audio Index:
Slow dialogue: 1:16
Explanations: 2:52
Fast dialogue: 16:01
Vagner: Arenít you supposed to be studying for the driverís test?

Liesl: Iím supposed to be, but I keep getting distracted. Reading this manual is deadly.

Vagner: I know, but if you donít study, youíll never pass the test. Try to focus.

Liesl: Iíve tried to keep my mind on the rules of the road, but Iím having trouble concentrating. My mind keeps wandering and Iím almost ready to throw in the towel for today.

Vagner: No, you canít do that. You have to buckle down and learn whatís in this manual. Iím here to crack the whip.

Liesl: Whatís in it for you? What do you care if I pass the driverís test or not?

Vagner: You can ask me that? Iíve been chauffeuring you around since I got my driverís license and I donít plan on doing it for one second more than I have to.

Liesl: All right, all right, Iíll study, but not because youíre telling me to.

Vagner: Oh, yeah? Then why?

Liesl: I want to see the look on your face the first time Dad gives me the car keys instead of you!


Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

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