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1.6 Bob's Memory Trick

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Published: 4.22.2017
Level 1   |   Time: 1:40
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

Bob has found a new way to remember all of Cheryl's family members.


triangle Directions

  1. REVIEW the vocabulary / background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

triangle Vocabulary

  • You're amazing! [adj] - You are great!
  • wipe off [phv] - clean
  • for a while [exp] - for a long time

[phv] - phrasal verb, [exp] - expression

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Cheryl Bob
Cheryl Bob
  • Bob and Cheryl are married.
  • Many of Cheryl's family members are going to visit soon.
  • Cheryl is testing Bob to check how well he can remember all of her family members.

triangle Questions

  1. Which of these statements is true for Ernie?
    He is married.
    He is married to Bob's sister.
    He is married to Cheryl's sister.
    He lives on Park Street.
    He has a wife named Elizabeth.
    He has a child named Katie.
    He is an artist.
    He likes sports.

  2. Which of these statements is true for David?
    He is married.
    He is Cheryl's nephew.
    He is Bob's nephew.
    He is a teacher.
    He loves to travel.
    He likes Jazz.
    He likes fish.

  3. How is Bob able to remember everything?
    He studies a lot.
    He has a good memory.
    He wrote the information on his hand.

  4. What time is it?

  5. Why does Bob go to the bathroom?
    to wash his hands
    to rewrite the information on his hands
    to hide from Cheryl's family

triangle Script

Bob: That’s your sister’s husband Ernie. They live on Park Street. Two kids—Elizabeth is twelve years old, and Katie is eight. Ernie’s an architect. He likes baseball, basketball, and the movies.
Cheryl: Wow! One more.
Bob: Your nephew David. His nickname is Dave. He lives on King Street. He’s single, and he’s a student. He loves to travel. He likes jazz, and . . . he doesn’t like fish.
Cheryl: You’re amazing!
Mother: Very nice!
Cheryl: Oh, it’s almost 6:00!
Mother: Bob, would you wipe off the counter?
Bob: I’ll be in the bathroom for a while.
Cheryl: Bob! Hello, everyone! Come on in!

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