I – Fill in the blanks in the dialogue below with a word or expression from the box and then listen to the dialogue to check your answers.
PAID TOP DOLLAR SCALPER TICKET OFFICE A COUPLE OF
BURGER JOINT PULLING MY LEG GO BANANAS PLAYOFF
GUESS WHAT? COST ME AN ARM AND A LEG GONNA SOLD OUT
Dave: What´re you talking about?
Ryan: I got tickets for the (2) _______________ on Saturday.
Dave: You´re (3) _______________, right? Tickets have long been (4) ___________ at the(5) _______________.
Ryan: You´re right! I bought them from a (6) _______________.
Dave: Wow, you must´ve (7) _______________for those tickets.
Ryan: Yeah, they nearly (8) _______________, but I think we deserve it.
Ryan: So, how many did you get?
Dave: Four. That´s all that he had left. I can´t wait to tell Jeff and Bill.
Ryan: Man, they´re (9) _______________ (10) _______________when they hear it. Listen, why don´t we all go to our favorite (11) _______________ and have (12) ____________ beers to celebrate?
Dave: Sounds like a great idea! I´ll call Jeff and tell him the good news.
II – Now find words or expressions in the dialogue with the same meaning as:
1.Paid a lot of money for something: ____________
2. A few: __________________________________
3. Teasing me by trying to make me believe something that´s not true: ____________
4. Go crazy: ________________________
5. Used before telling someone something interesting or surprising: ___________
6. Someone who buys tickets to entertainment events in advance and resells them at inflated prices: _________________________________
7. Was very expensive; cost a lot: ____________________________________
8. Going to: ______________________________________________
9. A final game played to decide the winner: _____________________________
10.The office where tickets are sold: ____________________________________
11. A establishment that primarily serves hamburgers: _______________________
12. Completely sold, with no more tickets remaining: ___________________________