#5. The Game Addict (1)

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Published: 8.17.2019
Level 5   |   Time: 4:21
Accent: American
Source: The Big Bang Theory

Penny is having many problems in her life, so she starts playing computer games to feel better about herself.


    

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  • point of inquiry [exp] - I have a question.
  • an audition [n] - a trial performance to get a role in a play or movie
  • the Midwest [n] - the middle western part of the United States
  • a raise [n] - a pay increase
  • a fly [n] - a small flying insect
  • dietary [adj] - related to food or diet
  • a staple [n] - the main food of a culture (like rice or bread)
  • sobbing [v] - crying
  • for heaven's sake [exp] - gosh
  • get the hang of (something) [exp] - Understand (something)
  • sarcasm [n] - a type of humor or joke, ironic designed to give pain
  • get the hang of [exp] - become good (skilled) at
  • stand for [phv] - represent with letters
  • enchanted [adj] - magic
  • wildlife [n] - animals
  • Catch (me) up. [phv] - Give (me) an update on what has happened.
  • a newb [n] - a newbie - a new player

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


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Penny Sheldon Leonard
  • Penny lives across the hall from Sheldon and Leonard.
  • Sheldon and Leonard are both physics professors.
  • Penny is a waitress and wants to be an actor.

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  1. Why can Penny not open her door?
    She can't find her key.
    She is using the wrong key.
    She left her key in her car.

  2. What are some of the problems in Penny's life?
    She failed in her acting audition.
    Her dating life is not going well.
    She hasn't gotten a raise at her job recently.
    She doesn't have any friends.
    She ate a fly.
    She hasn't gone on vacation recently.

  3. How does Penny feel about her life?
    Content
    Nervous
    Frustrated

  4. What does Sheldon not understand?
    Sarcasm
    Midwest
    Protein

  5. What is Sheldon doing?
    Online shopping
    Online dating
    Online gaming

  6. What does AFK mean (stand for)?
    Africa
    Away From Keyboard
    Awash For Keys

  7. What does OIC mean (stand for)?
    Oh. I see.
    Olympic International Committee
    Only I Can

  8. What item does Penny's character find in the game?
    A chest
    A sword
    Boots

  9. What level is Penny's character in the game?
    3
    5
    13

  10. What is Penny's character looking for in the game?
    Crocodiles
    Treasure
    The beach

  11. Why does Penny think she is rich?
    She found a chest.
    She has magic boots.
    She defeated some crocodiles.

  12. What does Sheldon call Penny?
    A newt
    A nun
    A newb


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