Home Again

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Published: 12.08.2017
Level 6   |   Time: 5:39
Accent: American
Source: Home Again

A single mom invites three (much younger) struggling filmmakers to live in her house.


    

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  • Nana [n] - grandmother
  • have company [exp] - have guests at your house
  • slip out [phv] - leave quietly
  • That's insane! [exp] - That is not possible!
  • stumble into [v] - find something by accident
  • head home [exp] - go home
  • wrap it up [exp] - finsih something
  • doll [n] - friend
  • a small part [n] - a small acting role in a movie
  • smoken' hot [exp] - very beautiful or sexy
  • the lead [n] - the main part in a movie
  • Quiche Loraine [n] - a type of French food
  • Hear me out. [exp] - Listen to my idea.
  • a place to crash [exp] - a place to sleep for one night
  • a real shot [exp] - a good chance to be successful
  • make it [exp] - be successful
  • raw [adj] - simple, powerful and real
  • blow their chance [exp] - lose their opportunity
  • a patron of the arts [exp] - someone who supports artists with money
  • impregnate [v] - make someone pregnant
  • obsess over something [exp] - think about something too much
  • set (someone) off [phv] - make someone upset or angry
  • stomping grounds [exp] - a place where people go often
  • cramp each other's style [exp] - stop each other from feeling comfortable and free
  • starving artists [exp] - artists who don't have a lot of money

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb, [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


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Alice Nana the guys
  • Alice met three younger guys at a bar last night.
  • All three guys stayed at the home last night.
  • Alice has two daughters.
  • Her daughters stayed with their grandmother (Nana) last night.
  • Alice's father's name is John Kinney.

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  1. What are the two girls going to be late for?
    ballet class
    school
    soccer practice

  2. Why is Alice surprised?
    There is a man in the house.
    Nana is not at work.
    Her daughters are at home.

  3. Why are the two daughters surprised?
    There is a man in the house.
    Nana is not at work.
    Her daughters are at home.

  4. What does Alice ask her daughter (Isabel) to do?
    To fix something in the bedroom.
    To talk to the guys.
    To make breakfast for her sister.

  5. What time is it when Nana first arrives at the house?
    7:00am
    noon
    3 o'clock

  6. Why do the guys recognize Nana?
    They met her at a crazy party.
    She helped them make a movie.
    They saw her in her movies.

  7. What was Nana wearing in one of her movies?
    a yellow bikini
    a yellow hat
    yellow shoes

  8. Why does Alice leave?
    She feels embarrassed.
    She is angry at her mother.
    She has to take her daughters to school.

  9. What does Nana do for the guys?
    She makes them breakfast.
    She gives them some movies.
    She lends them some money.

  10. What did Rosie (the younger daughter) learn about in school?
    Disney movies
    the solar system
    chemistry

  11. What does Nana suggest?
    The guys can stay in Alice's guest house.
    Alice can be in one of their movies.
    Alice should date one of the guys.

  12. How many of the guys' names does Alice know?
    one
    two
    three

  13. What do we find out about the three guys?
    They are broke (no money).
    They are filmmakers.
    They are all brothers.
    They are younger then Alice.
    They are (probably) from New York.
    They are all single.

  14. How does Nana describe the guys' movie?
    violent
    long
    great
    raw

  15. What do we know about John Kinney?
    He is/was Alice's father.
    He is/was Nana's ex-husband.
    He is/was a filmmaker.
    He is/was Canadian.
    He cheated on his wife.
    He is dead.

  16. How long does Nana first suggest the guys stay?
    one week
    one month
    one year

  17. Why doesn't Alice want the guys to stay in her guest house?
    She thinks they are dangerous.
    She is worried about her daughter.
    Her husband will get angry.

  18. Why does she change her mind?
    They are so polite.
    Her daughter seems to really like them.
    Her husband is in another city.

  19. What is one problem with the guest house?
    It is cold.
    The couch is broken.
    The hot water comes slowly.

  20. What does one of the guys drop?
    marijuana
    tea
    basil

  21. What does he offer to do with it?
    Share it with Alice.
    Smoke it.
    Flush it down the toilet.

  22. How does Alice describe the atmosphere of her home?
    a place to party
    a place to do homework
    a place to buy food


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