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2.9 How about a manicure?

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Published: 7.27.2017
Level 1   |   Time: 2:21
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

Marie and Cheryl quiz Bob on his grooming and hygiene habits.



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  • gorgeous [adj] - beautiful
  • a drugstore [n] - a store where you can buy almost anything including makeup and medicine
  • a salon [n] - a hair shop
  • body lotion [n] - moisturizing cream for your body
  • skin cream [n] - moisturizing cream for your body
  • lipstick [n] - makeup for your lips
  • mascara [n] - makeup for your eyelashes
  • eyeshadow [n] - makeup for your eyes
  • a manicure [n] - a beauty treatment for your fingernails
  • a facial [n] - a beauty treatment for your face
  • a facelift [n] - a surgery to remove wrinkles from your face
  • piece of cake [exp] - easy

[n] - noun,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression


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


  1. What does Marie give Cheryl a compliment about?
    her hair
    her clothes
    her makeup

  2. Where did Cheryl buy her shampoo?
    the drugstore
    her salon
    a cosmetics shop

  3. When did Cheryl buy her shampoo?
    on Friday
    an hour ago

  4. What does Cheryl offer to do for Marie?
    give her a manicure
    style her hair
    buy her shampoo

  5. Cheryl says her shampoo will make Bob's hair...
    ...cleaner smelling

  6. What personal cleaning does Bob do every day?

  7. What things do Cheryl and Marie recommend for Bob?
    wear makeup
    use conditioner
    get a facial
    cut his hair
    change his clothes
    use skin cream
    get a manicure

  8. What are Cheryl and Marie going to do for Bob in the apartment?
    cut his hair
    give him a massage
    give him a manicure

triangle Script

Marie: Cheryl, your hair looks gorgeous.
Cheryl: Thank you! I have a new shampoo—Bright ’n Clean.
Marie: I’d like to try it. Did you find it at the drugstore?
Cheryl: No, I bought it at my salon on Friday. I’ll pick some up for you next time I’m there.
Marie: Great, thanks!
Cheryl: Would you like some too, Bob?
Bob: I have shampoo, thanks.
Cheryl: But mine will make your hair softer and cleaner-smelling.
Bob: Uh, thanks, but no thanks.
Marie: Come on, Bob, don’t you care about how you look?
Bob: Of course I do. I shampoo, shower, and shave every day.
Marie: That’s all?
Bob: Is there more to do?
Marie: Don’t you use any skin care products—body lotion or skin cream?
Bob: No. Should I?
Marie: If you want your skin to stay young and healthy. Do you use any conditioner?
Bob: That’s for women.
Cheryl: Lots of men use it, too.
Bob: Really?
Marie: Sure. Women like men who take care of their appearance.
Bob: Really? OK. Well, what else should I do? You don’t want me to wear makeup, do you? Lipstick, mascara, eye shadow . . .
Cheryl: No. But how about a manicure? I’m serious. Look at your nails. They’re a mess.
Bob: Men get manicures?
Marie: Many do, yes.
Cheryl: We can give you one right here.
Bob: Really?
Cheryl: Piece of cake.
Bob: Well . . . OK.
Cheryl: Great. Then we can talk about your haircut, facial and face-lift!
Bob: What?