#4. Cursing

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Published: 8.17.2020
Level 4   |   Time: 2:50
Accent: American
Source: Seinfeld [S5 E07]

Jerry uses bad language in front of a friend's son, so he has to stop the boy from cursing.


    

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  • fantastic [adj] - great
  • grind up [phv] - made into a powder
  • test-taste [v] - try some food
  • non-fat [adj] - containing no fat
  • rico [adj] - rich (Spanish)
  • suave [adj] - smooth (Spanish)
  • get going [exp] - leave (begin a trip)
  • a comedian [n] - a person who tells a joke as a job
  • curse [v] - use bad language
  • wholesome curses [exp] - polite words used instead of rude (curse) words
  • curse words [n] - bad or rude words
  • centuries-old words [exp] - very old
  • some exotic civilization [n] - some foreign country
  • doody [n] - poop

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


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George Jerry Elaine
  • Jerry, Elaine and George have just discovered a non-fat yogurt shop.
  • Jerry is a comedian.
  • The owner of the yogurt shop has a son who wants to be a comedian.

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  1. What flavor of yogurt did Elaine get?
    Strawberry
    Blueberry
    Vanilla
    Coffee

  2. What flavor of yogurt did Jerry get?
    Strawberry
    Blueberry
    Vanilla
    Coffee

  3. Why do they love the yogurt so much?
    It tastes good.
    It is cheap.
    It uses real fruit or ingredients.
    It contains no fat.

  4. Why does the mother get angry at Jerry?
    He takes her yogurt.
    He curses in front of her son.
    He calls her stupid.

  5. Why does the boy like Jerry?
    He wants to be a comedian like Jerry.
    He thinks Jerry is handsome.
    Jerry buys him yogurt.

  6. What has the boy started doing since he saw Jerry?
    Eating a lot of yogurt
    Telling funny jokes
    Cursing

  7. What does the mother want Jerry to do?
    Teach her son to be a comedian
    Take care of her son when she is working
    Explain to her son why cursing is bad

  8. What is the boys name?
    Markus
    Michael
    Matthew

  9. Why does Jerry get angry at the boy?
    He eats Jerry's yogurt.
    He steals Jerry's jokes.
    He ruins Jerry's cassette tape.

  10. According to Jerry, who is cursing fun for?
    Comedians
    Children
    Parents

  11. According to Jerry, what do adults dislike doing?
    Using wholesome curse words
    Talking to children
    Eating healthy food

  12. According to Jerry, what do people often do then they travel to a foreign country?
    Ask for directions
    Eat local food
    Learn the curse words


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