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1.9 Where are the tickets?

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Published: 7.25.2017
Level 1   |   Time: 2:20
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

The Top Notch team are stressed because their printer works very slowly.



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  • client [n] - customer
  • driving me crazy [exp] - making me angry
  • blow [v] - create wind with your mouth
  • tap [v] - hit something with your finger
  • rub [v] - touch something with your hand
  • gently [adv] - softly
  • Jackie Chan [p] - a famous actor from Hong Kong
  • inexpensive [adj] - cheap

[n] - noun,  [p] - person,  [v] - verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [adv] - adverb,  [exp] - expression


Marie Cheryl Bob
Marie Cheryl Bob
  • Marie, Cheryl and Bob work in a travel agency.


  1. What are they printing?
    a menu
    a report

  2. When does Mr. Evans need them?
    in 5 minutes
    after lunch

  3. When will the client arrive?
    in 5 minutes
    after lunch

  4. What is the problem?
    The printer is broken.
    The printer only prints in black-and-white.
    The printer is slow.

  5. What things does Bob suggest?
    blowing on the printer
    buying a new printer
    turning the printer off and on
    rubbing the printer
    tapping the printer
    talking to the printer

  6. Does Bob think his suggestions will work?

  7. Who does Bob compare Marie to?
    Jackie Chan
    Mr. Evans
    Donald Trump

  8. What kind of printer is it?
    a used printer
    a new printer
    a fast printer

  9. What brand of printer is it?

  10. What is good about this brand of printer?
    It is fast.
    It is cheap.
    It is easy to use.

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Bob: Where are the tickets?
Marie: They’re printing. OK?
Bob: Mr. Evans needs them right now! The client is coming in five minutes!
Marie: This printer is driving me crazy. It’s so slow.
Bob: Try blowing on it.
Marie: What? Really?
Bob: Try it. Now tap the sides. Just try it. Now rub this side gently.
Marie: Does this really work?
Cheryl: Where are the tickets?
Bob: They’re printing. OK?
Cheryl: Mr. Evans needs them now! The client is coming in four minutes!
Bob: Easy there, Jackie Chan.
Marie: We need a new printer. Aren’t we getting a new printer?
Cheryl: You’re buying the new printer, aren’t you?
Bob: This is the new printer.
Cheryl: This piece of junk is new?
Bob: Well . . . It’s new . . . to us.
Cheryl: This is an old printer?
Bob: Just a little old.
Marie: What kind is it? Is it a CompRight? Mr. Evans says always buy a CompRight.
Bob: It’s a Print-OK.
Marie: A Print-OK?! What’s a Print-OK?! Do you know that brand?
Bob: It’s a good brand and very . . . inexpensive.
Cheryl: We need the tickets now. Do something!

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