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Intermediate Listening Lesson #33
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1. Where did he get a job?
At a computer software company
At a marketing company
At a consulting firm
At an accounting firm
2. What things did he stop worrying about after getting a job?
How to pay the bills
How to explain to his mother
Not having to job search and interview anymore
Feeling like a loser
3. When does he start work?
On June 1st
On April 15th
4. How is he feeling about starting work?
Relieved and happy
Nervous and excited
Scared and worried
None of the above
1. At a consulting firm
2. Not having to job search and interview anymore
3. Next Monday
4. Nervous and excited
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Show Conversation Dialog
A: "Hey Matt. I just got a job at a consulting firm."
B: "Congratulations. That's great!"
A: "I'm so happy. I don't have to worry about finding a job and interviewing anymore."
B: "When do you start?"
A: "I start next Monday."
B: "You're going to have to put in a lot of hours you know."
A: "I know. I'm a little nervous, but it's pretty exciting."
B: "I bet. You must be stoked."
A: "Yeah. I'm going to celebrate tonight. Wanna hang out?"
B: "Sure. It's on you right?"
A: "Of course. How about Toby? Should we call him?"
B: "I don't know. He's a little depressed. He's having a hard time finding a job right now."
A: "I should still tell him. In the least, I can refer him to my company. It might help."
B: "That sounds like a good idea."
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