Do the preparation task first. Then watch the short film and do the exercises to check your understanding.
Mum (Helen): Careful, careful ... Rob, don't drop it!
Dad (Rob): Well, if you shout at me I will!
Mum: Put it down there ... there to the left, the left a bit! Oh, all right, the right.
Dad: Oh, can I just put it down!?
Mum: Oh yes, that's fine.
Dad: It's top of the range. Things won't get any better than this ...
Mum: You'd better hurry up anyway. You're gonna be late and you've got some money
Dad: All right! Yeah, I'm on it, I'm on it!
Almost done ...
Mum: Aww ... look! Aaaah ... No, its gone ...
Yep, oops ...
Dad: Yes, yes ... hahaha
Mum: Well, well done, Einstein!
Mum: Get going!
Dad: All right! See ya later ...
Dad: Oi, you! Bedtime! C'mon!
Jamie (son): Night, Dad ...
Dad: Night, Son.
Jamie: Mum, I can't find them ...
Mum: They're in the bag!
Jamie: No, they're not!
Mum: They are!
Jamie: No, they're not!
Mum: They're in the blue bag!
Jamie: Well, you could have said! These aren't Pingoes!
Mum: They taste the same ...
Jamie: But they're different ... They're not gonna ...
Mum: Will you just shush for one moment!!
Dad: Well, I don't know what else you want from me, Helen!?
I've had a long day!
Mum: Oh, and I haven't!? Sorry to burst your bubble, Rob, but I work my backside off
too, you know! And then I get home, and I get to cook for you as well ...
Dad: I'm sorry. I'm not in the most sociable mood after a long day at work! I just
want five minutes to myself, Hel'! Is that all right? Just five minutes. Is that too much to
Mum: You're home early? Oooh ... Rob ...
Dad: Oi, what you watchin'?
Mum: No luck then?
Dad: I've got a degree, Helen. I've got a degree and I can't even get a job stacking
Mum: I know, honey.
Mum: What is it, Jamie? Mummy's busy right now.
Jamie: Can you help me with my maths, please?
Mum: No, I'm far too busy. Why don't you ask your father?
Mum: Rob ... Rob! Can you help Jamie with his maths, please?
Dad: All right, squirt. How can I help?
Dad: Can't even keep a job as a banana! Get off!
Jamie: Very silky!
Dad: Get off! Or I'll clout you with my banana! All right, all right! Let's watch some telly.
How important is the television in your house? How many hours a week do you watch the box?
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