#3. Ross's Ex-Wife

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Published: 9.22.2020
Level 4   |   Time: 3:05
Accent: American
Source: Friends [S1 E02]

Ross's ex-wife comes to his work to tell him that she is pregnant.


    

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  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
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  • issues [n] - problems
  • bang [v] - hit
  • a club [n] - a heavy blunt weapon (a large stick)
  • a mastodon [n] - a prehistoric elephant
  • cave people [n] - Neanderthals
  • a glacier [n] - a very large piece of ice
  • catch up with [phv] - meet
  • The Ice Age (exhibit) [n] - a section of the museum
  • erect [adj] - straight, upright, not bent
  • a lesbian [n] - a woman who is romantically interested in women
  • paranoid [adj] - always afraid
  • put something in perspective [exp] - realize the real value or importance of something
  • involved [adj] - participating
  • entirely [adv] - fully, completely, 100%
  • It is up to you. [exp] - You can decide.
  • presumably [adv] - mostly (90%) sure
  • a sonogram [n] - a medical procedure that uses sound waves to take a picture inside someone's body

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


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Ross Monica
  • Ross is an anthropologist and works in a museum.
  • Ross has recently divorced.
  • Monica is Ross's sister.

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  1. What does Ross want his co-worker to change?
    He wants the cave-woman to be less angry.
    He wants her to add a glacier to the display.
    He wants her to move the rock.

  2. Who comes to visit Ross at his work?
    His sister, Carol
    His girlfriend, Carol
    His wife, Carol
    His ex-wife, Carol

  3. What does Ross say to Carol?
    He hates her.
    She looks good.
    They should get back together.

  4. Why did Carol (probably) break up with Ross?
    He cheated.
    He worked too much.
    She is a lesbian.

  5. Why did Carol come to visit Ross?
    She still loves him.
    She is pregnant.
    She needs advice.

  6. What does Phoebe say about Carol?
    She is great.
    She is beautiful.
    She is terrible.

  7. What does Carol want Ross to do tomorrow?
    See a doctor with her.
    Sign some documents.
    Meet to discuss their future.


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