#6. The Dinner Party Gift

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Published: 8.25.2020
Level 4   |   Time: 1:50
Accent: American
Source: Seinfeld [S5 E13]

George wonders why he has to bring a gift to his friend's dinner party.


    

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  • I got a deal. [exp] - I bought something for a good price.
  • Gore-Tex [n] - an expensive type of jacket material
  • turn around [phv] - rotate
  • knock it off [exp] - stop doing that
  • stop off [phv] - stop somewhere for a short time
  • on the way [exp] - during the trip
  • what for [exp] - why
  • complex [adj] - complicated, not simple
  • a jug [n] - a large bottle
  • annoying [adj] - make angry or irritated
  • a chore [n] - a small job that must be done

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


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George Jerry Elaine Kramer
  • Jerry, Elaine and George and Kramer live in New York.
  • They have all been invited to a dinner party.
  • It is winter.

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  1. What is the weather like?
    Windy
    Cool
    Kind of cold
    Very cold

  2. How did George get his coat?
    He bought it from Kramer.
    His friend gave it to him as a gift.
    His father's friend got him a good price.
    He found it in his father's closet.

  3. Why is George proud of his coat?
    It is thick and warm.
    It was expensive.
    It wasn't expensive.
    It is made of Gore-Tex.

  4. What does Elaine want to buy?
    Wine
    Pepsi
    A new coat
    Some bread

  5. Who doesn't want to bring something to the dinner party?
    Jerry
    Elaine
    George
    Kramer

  6. What does George believe?
    It is too cold to go outside.
    He shouldn't have to bring a gift to a dinner party.
    Not bringing a gift to a party is rude.
    Buying a gift is an annoying chore.
    Pepsi is better than wine.
    Society is very complex.

  7. What does Elaine believe?
    It is too cold to go outside.
    She shouldn't have to bring a gift to a dinner party.
    Her car is too small for George and his coat.
    Not bringing a gift to a party is rude.
    Buying a gift is an annoying chore.
    Pepsi is better than wine.
    Society is very complex.

  8. What does Jerry believe?
    It is too cold to go outside.
    His car is too small for George and his coat.
    Not bringing a gift to a party is rude.
    George is becoming an annoying chore.
    Bringing Pepsi to a dinner party is not okay.
    Pepsi is better than wine.
    Society is very complex.

  9. What does George prefer to drink?
    Wine
    Beer
    Pepsi
    Coke

  10. Whose car will they take to the party?
    Jerry's car
    Elaine's car
    George's car
    Kramer's car


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