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Haven't We Met Before?

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Man: Hi. Uh, haven't we met before? You look so (1).

Woman: Yeah. We met on campus last week, and you asked me the same question.

Man: Oh really? I'm really sorry, but I'm (2) with names. But, but, but . . . Let me guess. It's Sherry, right?

Woman: No, but you got the first letter right.

Man: I know, I know. It's on the tip of my tongue. Uh, wait. uh, Sandy, Susan. [Nope. So, was I that (3)?] Wait, wait. It's Sharon.

Woman: You got it . . . and only on the fourth try.

Man: So, well, Sh . . ., I mean Sharon. How are you?

Woman: Not bad. And what was your name?

Man: It's Ben, but everyone calls me B.J. And, uh, what do you do, Sh . . . Sharon?

Woman: I'm a graduate student (4) in TESL.

Man: TESL? What's that?

Woman: It stands for teaching English as a second language. I want to teach English to non-native speakers (5).

Man: Oh, yeah. I'm pretty good at that English grammar. You know, verbs and adjectives, and uh . . . Hey, that's sound really exciting. And do you need some type of specific (6) or experience to do that? I mean could I do something like that?

Woman: Well, most employers overseas are looking for someone who has at least a Bachelor's degree and one or two years of experience. [Oh!] And what do you do? Are you a student on campus?

Man: Yeah, but, uh . . . I guess I'm mulling over the idea of going into (7) or international business, but I guess I'm (8) now towards a degree in marketing.

Woman: Oh, uh, . . . Well, I have to run. I have a (9) in ten minutes.

Man: Okay. Oh, by the way, there's a dance on campus at the student center, and I was (10) if you'd . . . you know . . . like to come along.

Woman: Oh really? Well, perhaps . . . .

Man: Okay, well, bye.



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