#1. Rachel Runs Away

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Published: 9.16.2020
Level 4   |   Time: 2:44
Accent: American
Source: Friends [S1 E01]

Rachel meets all of the other friends after she runs away from her wedding.


    

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  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
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  • de-caff [n] - decaffeinated coffee
  • a Lincoln High survivor [exp] - someone who graduated from Lincoln High School
  • a gravy boat [n] - a dish that holds gravy
  • Lamauge [n] - a style of dish (a town in France)
  • Sweet n Lo [n] - a sugar substitute
  • be turned on [exp] - be excited about
  • get freaked out [exp] - be very worried or upset
  • It hit me! [exp] - I realized!
  • Mr. Potato Head [n] - a children's toy
  • drift apart [phv] - slowly stop being friends
  • be an issue [exp] - be a problem
  • It matters to me. [exp] - It is important to me.
  • be for the best [exp] - be a difficult but good decision
  • He is away. [exp] - He is not at home.
  • hit on (someone) [phv] - flirt with (someone), try to become friendly or romantic

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


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picture picture picture picture picture
Rachel Monica Ross Joey Chandler
  • Ross and Monica are brother and sister.
  • Ross and Chandler went to university together.
  • Joey is Chandler's roommate.
  • Phoebe is Monica's ex-roommate.
  • Rachel and Monica went to high school together.
  • They all live in New York City.
  • Joey and Chandler live in the apartment across the hall from Monica.

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  1. Who has Rachel met before?
    Monica
    Chandler
    Phoebe
    Ross
    Joey

  2. Where did Rachel go before the cafe?
    To a restaurant
    To Monica's apartment
    To her high school

  3. What did Rachel love more than her fiancé (Barry)?
    Gravy
    A dish
    Ross

  4. What does Barry look like?
    Mr. Potato Head
    A dinosaur
    Abraham Lincoln

  5. Why was Monica not invited to Rachel's wedding?
    Rachel and Monica had a fight.
    Rachel and Monica live far apart.
    Rachel and Monica drifted apart (as friends).

  6. Who is Rachel talking to on the phone?
    Her fiancé (Barry)
    Her father
    Her boyfriend

  7. Where does Rachel want to stay now?
    With Monica
    With Joey
    With her father

  8. What does Rachel regret saying?
    She doesn't love Barry.
    She doesn't want to get married.
    She doesn't need her father's money.

  9. Why does Monica get angry at Joey?
    He is flirting with Rachel.
    He is ignoring Rachel.
    He is being rude to Rachel.


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