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Rachel is Pregnant

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Published: 4.15.2017
Level 3  |  Time: 4:06
Accent: American
Source: Friends (on Friends

Rachel tells Ross (her ex-boyfriend) that she is pregnant.


    

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

triangle Vocabulary


  • embarrassment [n] - be ashamed
  • heck of a [adv] - very / a lot
  • seesaw [n] - often changing / back and forth
  • do it [exp] - have sex
  • be involved [exp] - help take care of
  • condom [n] - rubber protection worn by men during sex
  • work [v] - function
  • freak out [phv] - go crazy
  • indignant [adj] - very angry

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


triangle Background


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Ross Rachel
  • Ross and Rachel used to date.
  • Rachel is waiting outside Ross's apartment.

triangle Questions


  1. Why is Rachel waiting outside Ross's apartment? (0:15)
    She wants to talk to him.
    She wants to sleep with him.
    She wants to have dinner together.

  2. How many times did they sleep together (recently)? (0:15)
    They didn't.
    one time
    many times

  3. Ross wants to... (1:10)
    start dating again.
    stay friends.
    sleep together maybe one more time.
    make dinner for Rachel.

  4. Who is the father of Rachel's baby? (2:07)
    unknown
    Ross
    Rachel's husband

  5. What does Rachel offer Ross? (2:24)
    water
    a kiss
    condoms

  6. Rachel wants... (2:30)
    to get married to Ross.
    to get an abortion.
    nothing specific.

  7. Why is Ross confused? (2:51)
    They are not married.
    They only slept together one time.
    He used a condom.

  8. How reliable are condoms? (2:58)
    100%
    97%
    90%

  9. How reliable does Ross think condoms are? (3:10)
    100%
    97%
    90%

  10. Is the reliability of condoms written on the box? (3:22)
    yes
    no

  11. How does Ross feel? (3:40)
    very angry
    sad
    embarrassed

  12. Who does Ross call? (3:53)
    Rachel's husband
    the president of the condom company
    his mother


triangle Script



Rachel: (seeing him) Hi!
Ross: Hi.
Rachel: Hi. Umm, I think there’s something that we really need to talk about.
Ross: I think we do. Why don’t we go inside? Look uh, I know why you’re here.
Rachel: You do?
Ross: Yeah, and to save you from any embarrassment umm, I think maybe I should talk first.
Rachel: Okay.
Ross: Okay. Uh, Ross and Rachel. Rachel and Ross. That’s been one heck of a see-saw hasn’t it?
Rachel: (confused) What?
Ross: I mean look, that-that one night we had was fun and…and certainly passionate, but don’t you think it’s better if we just stayed friends?
Rachel: Seriously. What?!
Ross: Okay. Okay. Y’know what? If you want to, we can do it one more time. I mean I’d-I’d be okay with that. In fact, I have some time right now.
Rachel: Okay, y’know what? Can I, can I talk now?
Ross: Oh sure. (He sits on the apothecary table and touches her hand.)
Rachel: I’m pregnant. Ross? Ross? Okay, whenever you’re ready. And you’re the father by the way—but you got that…
Rachel: Can I get you some water?
Ross: I’m good. I’m good.
Rachel: Ross, there is no pressure on you. Okay? I mean you can as involved as you want.
Ross: Yeah, I need uh… I’m just—I don’t know—I don’t understand, umm, how this happened? We-we used a condom.
Rachel: I know. I know, but y’know condoms only work like 97% of the time.
Ross: What? What? What?!! Well they should put that on the box!!!
Rachel: They do!
Ross: No they don’t!!! Well they should put it in huge black letters!!!!
Rachel: Okay Ross come on let’s just forget about the condoms.
Ross: Oh well I may as well have!
Rachel: Listen, y’know what? I was really freaked out too when I found out…
Ross: Freaked out? Hey no, I’m not freaked out! I’m indignant! As a consumer!
Rachel: Y’know what? Let’s, let’s talk later.
Ross: No! No! I want to talk now! Okay? I—In fact, I am going to talk to the president of the condom company!
Rachel: Okay, y’know maybe I should come back…
Ross: Shh! Shh! Shh!
Rachel: Okay.
Ross: Yeah I’ll press 1!

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