#14. Moving in Together

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Published: 11.27.2020
Level 5   |   Time: 3:44
Accent: American
Source: Modern Family (s03e24)

Haley starts making big decisions about her life after high school. Her parents are worried.


    

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  • hear back [phv] - get a return message
  • wait-list [v] - be put on a waiting list
  • fill out [phv] - write the information on a form or document
  • drop off [phv] - submit (a doccument)
  • a gap year [n] - a year off between high school and university
  • the Gap [n] - a popular clothing store
  • a guidance counselor [n] - a person who gives advice to students in high school
  • stop by [phy] - visit
  • move in with [phy] - live in the same apartment
  • a heads-up [n] - a warning
  • be huge [exp] - become popular or famous
  • get one's life together [exp] - become responsible in one's life
  • a blast [n] - a fun time
  • an Allen wrench [n] - a small metal tool usually used to assemble Ikea furniture
  • roll in [phv] - start arriving continuously
  • pick up [phv] - take
  • take its toll [exp] - have a bad effect
  • Think again! [exp] - Tou are wrong!
  • farewell [exp] - goodbye
  • silky hair [exp] - smooth soft hair
  • hand-me-downs [n] - used or second-hand clothes usually from an older family member

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


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Haley Claire Phil Dylan
  • Claire and Phil are married and Haley and Luke are their children.
  • Haley will graduate from high school soon.
  • Dylan is Haley's boyfriend.

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  1. Why are Phil and Claire worried about Haley?
    She goes to the mall too often.
    She didn't get accepted into college.
    She broke up with her boyfriend.
    She isn't eating enough.

  2. Why is Haley going to the mall?
    To buy food for dinner
    To buy some new clothes at the Gap
    To take a job interview

  3. What is a "gap year"?
    A year of working at the Gap
    A year break from school
    A year of preparing for college entrance exams

  4. Where did Haley go before coming home?
    To her boyfriend's apartment
    To a beauty salon
    To a grocery store

  5. What is Haley planning to tell her parents at dinner?
    She will move in with her boyfriend.
    She is pregnant.
    She is not going to go to college.

  6. What is Dylan's job?
    He works at the Gap.
    He designs t-shirts.
    He works at a coffee shop.

  7. What fun things do Phil and Claire expect Haley to experience when she first moves in with Dylan?
    She will spend a lot of time with her boyfriend.
    She will buy things for their apartment.
    She will learn to cook.
    She will have a lot of parties.
    She will watch a lot of movies.
    They will buy and assemble Ikea furniture.

  8. What terrible things do Phil and Claire expect Haley to experience after a few months of living with Dylan?
    She will get pregnant.
    She will argue a lot with her boyfriend.
    She will start to look old and tired.
    She will have to pay a lot of bills.
    She will have to work a lot.
    She won't be able to shop anymore.

  9. What piece of mail did Luke hide from everyone?
    Haley's college admission
    Haley's apartment application
    Haley's high school report card

  10. Why did Luke (probably) hide the piece of mail?
    He hates Haley.
    He hates college.
    He will miss Haley.


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