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study abroad, making friends, conversational starters
Study Abroad: Making New Friendships
IV. Filling in the Meaning - Listen
Listen to the short interview and fill in the blanks with the missing words.
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a friend that I hadn't seen
, and he said he hadn't been
because he lost my phone number and email address. I asked him what he had been
during the past several years, and he said he was married and had eight kids. I said, "No
!" I mean he was always the type to
you on, but when he showed me his family picture, I knew he was serious. We hope to get together soon.
V. Retelling the Story
Retell the story above using the vocabulary you have learned. Then think of a time when you bumped into a friend whom you hadn't seen in ages. Discuss the situation with a partner and what you said or did when you met.