#6. The Game Addict (2)

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Published: 8.21.2018
Level 5   |   Time: 3:49
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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  • all set [adj] - ready
  • Let her rip! [exp] - Let's start!
  • cornstarch [n] - finely ground corn flour, used as a thickener in cooking
  • a non-Newtonian fluid [n] - a liquid that can turn into a solid under stress or force
  • percussive [adj] - related to drums
  • funky [adj] - having a strong dance rhythm
  • a lesbian [n] - a woman who likes other women
  • get past [phv] - move beyond
  • enchanted [adj] - magic
  • bronze [adj/n] - a type of metal
  • a dagger [n] - a small sword or knife
  • For God's sake! [exp] - Gosh!
  • Gimme! [exp] - Give it to me!
  • patronize [v] - treat in a helpful way but actually feeling superior
  • frack [exp] - a polite way to say f@ck (from Battlestar Galactica)
  • comic book crossover [exp] - when characters from one comic appear in another comic
  • flank [v] - guard or strengthen from the side (in the military)
  • false [adj] - fake, unreal
  • jabber [v] - talk without meaning or purpose
  • Cheetos [n] - a type of snack
  • spirited [adj] - exciting
  • questing [n] - go on an adventure
  • a flagon [n] - a bottle
  • ale [n] - beer
  • yon [exp] - that (old English)
  • a tavern [n] - a bar

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


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Penny Sheldon Leonard Howard
  • 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.
  • Penny is frustrated with her life.
  • Sheldon recently introduced Penny to online video games called Age of Conan.
  • Peppermint Patty and Marcy are characters in the Charlie Brown comic book.

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  1. What is on the speaker?
    Bread
    Corn
    Corn starch and water

  2. Who does Penny want to talk to?
    Leonard
    Sheldon
    Howard

  3. What does Penny want to do in the game?
    Find the bronze dagger
    Explore the island
    Get past the Guard Captain

  4. How does Sheldon help Penny?
    He kills the Guard Captain.
    He finds a sword for her.
    He enters a temple.

  5. When did Sheldon and Penny play the game together?
    This morning
    Last night
    on Monday

  6. What nationality is Penny's online game teammate?
    German
    French
    Korean

  7. What day is it today?
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Thursday

  8. What is Penny's character's name?
    Cheetos
    AFK
    Queen Penelope

  9. Why does Leonard think that Penny has become addicted to the game?
    She likes hanging out with Sheldon.
    She can be successful in the game.
    She is not successful in her real life.
    She likes killing her friends.

  10. Who meets Penny in the game first?
    Sheldon
    Leonard
    Howard

  11. Who meets Penny in the game second?
    Sheldon
    Leonard
    Howard

  12. Why does Penny quit the game?
    She agrees to play with Howard.
    She is wasting her time.
    She is becoming to violent.


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