Placeholder Image

Subtitles section Play video

  • Lesson 9

  • This Isn't the Life Which I Want

  • Page 102 Dialogue

  • Listen to the dialogue.

  • (In the dining room)

  • Hi, Lisa. Hurry and wash up.

  • Tonight, were having your favorite dinnerpizza and cola.

  • Mom, I’m so tired and stressed out.

  • I just want to sit on the sofa and watch TV right now.

  • Lisa, why are you pulling a long face?

  • Are you OK?

  • No, I’m not.

  • I have to study seven days a week.

  • I never get a break.

  • I can’t even go on a barbecue or a picnic with my friends.

  • This isn’t the life which I want.

  • Oh, Lisa. I didn’t know that.

  • Mom.... I didn’t want to tell you that and let you down.

  • This isn’t good for you.

  • It’s not the life that you want.

  • Now, let’s sit down and make a plan.

  • What should I do?

  • During the week, you can keep your study plan, but on weekends, you can do exercise with your friends or get a new hobby.

  • Are you sure this will be OK, Mom?

  • Lisa, youre the apple of my eye.

  • This will never change even if you don’t get good grades.

  • I want you to do well at school, but I also want you to be happy.

Lesson 9

Subtitles and vocabulary

Click the word to look it up Click the word to find further inforamtion about it