#12. Boundaries (2)

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Published: 6.06.2018
Level 4   |   Time: 4:13
Accent: American
Source: Modern Family [S2 E09]

Mitchell complains about Cam's mom touching him inappropriately when she comes to visit.


    

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  • a yearbook [n] - a photo album from high school
  • smooches [n] - kisses
  • scratchers [n] - instant lottery tickets
  • a quarter [n] - a 25 cent coin
  • fish around [phv] - look inside
  • strain (a muscle) [v] - injure (a muscle)
  • a fanny [n] - a butt, bum
  • knotted up [adj] - stiff muscles
  • presenting [v] - showing your body in a sexual way
  • handsy [adj] - touching too much
  • pat [v] - touch
  • linger [v] - stay too long
  • creep (someone) out [phv] - make (someone) feel uncomfortable
  • stab [v] - injure
  • harmless [adj] - not harmful
  • work (something) out [phv] - solve (a problem)
  • a bracelet [n] - a type of jewelry worn around the wrist
  • a force field [n] - a science fiction term for a protective energy shield
  • conduct [v] - act, behave
  • scooch [v] - move

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


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Cam Mitchell
  • Cam and Mitchell are a couple.
  • Cam grew up on a farm in Missouri.
  • Barb is Cam's mother.
  • Mitchell feels uncomfortable because Barb touches him so much.

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  1. Who is Brenda?
    Cam's mother
    Cam's high school girlfriend
    Cam's wife

  2. What gift did Mitchell bring for Barb?
    Lottery tickets
    Flowers
    Money

  3. Why does Barb reach into Mitchell's pocket?
    To give Mitchell a massage.
    To take Mitchell's wallet.
    To get a coin to scratch her lottery tickets.

  4. Why does Mitchell tell Barb about his pain?
    He wants Barb to touch him.
    He wants Barb to give him some medicine.
    He wants to make Cam jealous.

  5. What drink does Cam bring to Barb?
    Coffee
    Beer
    Tea

  6. Why is Cam upset with Mitchell?
    Because Mitchell is rude to Barb.
    Because Mitchell is trying to make Barb touch him.
    Because Mitchell doesn't want to talk to Barb.

  7. Why does Cam think that Mitchell doesn't like to be touched?
    Mitchell's mother didn't touch him.
    Mitchell is crazy.
    Mitchell is gay.

  8. Why does Cam show a doll to Mitchell?
    Because Mitchell is sad.
    To make Mitchell feel embarrassed.
    So that Mitchell can demonstrate where Barb touched him.

  9. Why does Barb mention she might be touching Mitchell a lot?
    Maybe because they are family.
    Maybe because she is in love with Mitchell.
    Maybe because it is fun.
    Maybe because she is lonely.

  10. What does Barb ask Mitchell to do while they are in the bathroom?
    To touch Barb as well
    To be more polite to her
    To tell her when he feels uncomfortable

  11. Why does Barb reach into the bathtub?
    To touch Mitchell
    To clean her hands
    To get her bracelet

  12. What does Cam tell Barb in the bathroom?
    Mitchell feels uncomfortable
    Mitchell is overreacting
    Mitchell is sorry

  13. What do they do before Barb and Cam leave the bathroom?
    Hug each other
    Take a picture together
    Take a bath together


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