|"a pain (in the neck)" = annoying or bothersome|
Searching for something online with a slow connection is sometimes a real pain in the neck.
"beggars can't be choosers" = when you have no money, you have to accept whatever you can get
"My sister complained about the computer my parents gave her, but beggars can't be choosers. They didn't have to give her anything."
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[ Quiz Script | Text Completion Quiz ]
||Web Hosting / ISP||radio commercial||man
What are important factors in selecting an ISP (Internet Service Provider) for Internet service?
|I. Pre-Listening Exercises [Top]|
HELPFUL TIP: Getting high speed Internet connection can improve your download speeds, which is especially useful for business owners and even your children who need to do school work.|
Listen to the conversation by pressing the "Play Audio" button and answer the questions. Press the "Final Score" button to check your quiz.
|II. Listening Exercises [Top]|
[ Other Audio Options: Play RealMedia | Play Window Media ]
2. Listen to the conversation again as you read the Quiz Script.
|III. Post-Listening Exercises [Top]|
There are many types of services to get you connected to the Internet including dial-up, DSL, satellite, and cable connections. What are the differences between each type, how much do they cost, and are they even available in your area? Find a list of ISPs on the Internet and compare their services and fees. Which would you recommend?
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