#9. No Internet Contest (2)

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Published: 4.25.2018
Level 4   |   Time: 3:16
Accent: American
Source: Modern Family

Part 2: The Dunphy family have a contest to see who can last the longest without using the Internet.


    

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  • reservations [n] - part of airline company
  • had sworn off [v] - promised to stop doing something
  • domestic [adj] - a flight within the country
  • deal with [exp] - try to solve
  • bring it [exp] - try to beat me
  • Brady [n] - a football player (American football)
  • a roster [n] - a list of people on one team
  • Don't you even dream of it. [exp] - DON'T do it.
  • crack [v] - break, start to feel weak
  • Busted! [exp] - We caught you!
  • outlast [v] - continue longer
  • dump [v] - take him off my roster
  • This sucks! [exp] - I don't like this.
  • Amish [n] - a group of people who don't use technology
  • put one over on us [exp] - fool us, trick us
  • break it to you [exp] - give the bad news
  • carve [v] - cut with a knife to make a shape of design
  • Holy crap. [exp] - Unbelievable.
  • Shawshanked [exp] - tricked (like in Shawshank Redemption)
  • take that away from you [exp] - it's something you will always remember
  • outraged [adj] - very angry
  • in hindsight [exp] - the ability to understand something after it has happened
  • utter nonsense [exp] - complete stupidity

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


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Claire Phil Haley
  • They are having a contest to see who can avoid using their smartphone or the Internet the longest.
  • Alex and Luke have already lost. Claire, Phil and Haley remain in the competition.
  • If Haley wins, her parents have promised to buy her a car.

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  1. Claire is trying to book an airplane ticket.
    True
    False

  2. Using the phone to book the ticket is easy for Claire.
    True
    False

  3. Claire logs on to the Internet to book the tickets.
    True
    False

  4. Only Phil notices that Claire is using the Internet.
    True
    False

  5. Phil is reading about sports in the newspaper.
    True
    False

  6. Phil wants to go to the bathroom to change his fantasy football roster.
    True
    False

  7. Phil paid a lot of money to enter the fantasy football league.
    True
    False

  8. Claire and Phil think Haley is talking on her smartphone in her bedroom.
    True
    False

  9. Phil thinks he has won the contest.
    True
    False

  10. Phil immediately logs on to the Internet to check his airplane tickets.
    True
    False

  11. Haley has actually been talking on her smartphone.
    True
    False

  12. Phil has actually won the contest.
    True
    False

  13. Haley thinks her parents will buy her a car.
    True
    False

  14. Haley's parents are going to buy her car.
    True
    False

  15. Haley has been using a bar of soap as a phone for a week.
    True
    False

  16. Claire and Phil give Haley a good reason for not buying her a car.
    True
    False


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