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Exercise on a conversation about an afternoon in the kitchen

How to complete the exercise on a conversation an afternoon in the kitchen ?

To complete the exercise read the conversation and then answer the 11 questions about the conversation.

Conversation about an afternoon in the kitchen

Debbie: Mom, I am home.

Mrs. Anderson: How was school? How did you do on the test?

Debbie: School was OK, and I did great on the test. Mom, I was so worried about that test, but now I feel great. What a relief!

Mrs. Anderson: I am glad to hear that. You have been studying so hard the past few weeks. Now, you can relax and enjoy life.

Debbie: What are you cooking? It smells so good.

Mrs. Anderson: I am baking cakes. This is your favourite carrot cake.

Debbie: It looks really yummy. And I see muffins over there too. You were busy, weren't you?

Mrs. Anderson: Yes. Jeff has to take something to school tomorrow. So, those muffins are for him. Don't touch them.

Debbie: Can I have a piece of carrot cake? I want to enjoy life right now.

Mrs. Anderson: You don't want to wait until after dinner?

Debbie: It looks inviting, and I bet it is delicious. No, I don't want to wait. Can I, mom?

Mrs. Anderson: OK, go ahead.

Debbie: Did you see the new recipe that was posted on Today Cooking's website? I believe it was called Scrumptious Pie.

Mrs. Anderson: No, I did not. But I want to try that recipe. Your dad loves pie.

Debbie: So do I.

Mrs. Anderson: So does Jeff. Our whole family is crazy about pie.

Debbie: When do you want to try the new recipe? I want to learn too. Should we bake a cherry pie or an apple pie?

Mrs. Anderson: Since this is the cherry season, let's make a cherry pie. Tomorrow, I will get some cherries at the supermarket, and we can start baking in the afternoon when you get home from school.

Debbie: I need to finish a science project, and I will not get home until 3:30. Will it be too late to start baking, mom? If it is, you can start without me.

Mrs. Anderson: 3:30 PM is fine. I will prepare dinner early, and then I will have everything ready for our baking session before you get home.

Debbie: Make sure that we still have enough sugar and eggs, mom. It seems like you were using a lot of sugar and eggs baking the cakes and muffins today.

Mrs. Anderson: Don't worry. We still have plenty of sugar and a lot of eggs, enough to make at least ten pies.

Debbie: Ten pies, huh? Ten sounds like a good number, but let's not overdo it. Let's make nine and a half pies instead.

Mrs. Anderson: OK, we will make nine and a half pies tomorrow. No more, no less.

Debbie: It is a deal.

Mrs. Anderson: Enough about baking pies. I need to start working on today's dinner. It is three o'clock already. Your dad and Jeff will be home soon. I am sure they will be very hungry and will want dinner right away.

Debbie: What do we have for dinner tonight?

Mrs. Anderson: I will make roast beef and cream of mushroom soup.

Debbie: It has been a long time since you made cream of mushroom soup. Do you need any help, mom?

Mrs. Anderson: No, go do your homework and leave the cooking to me.

Debbie: Thanks, mom. Call me whenever dinner is ready. I do not want to be late for roast beef, cream of mushroom soup, carrot cake and muffins.

Mrs. Anderson: The muffins are for Jeff. Do not touch them!

Debbie: I know, mom. Just kidding.

Weather conversation between 2 friends exercise

1) Why is Debbie feeling great?

2) What kind of cake does Debbie like?

3) Why did Mrs Anderson bake muffins?

4) Why does Debbie want a piece of cake now?

5) What is the name of the new recipe that Debbie saw on Today Cooking's website?

6) Why does Mrs Anderson want to bake a cherry pie?

7) When will Debbie get home tomorrow? Why?

8) How many pies will they bake tomorrow?

9) What will Jeff want when he gets home?

10) What will Mrs Anderson cook for dinner?

11) Why doesn't Debbie want to be late for dinner?

Exercise on a conversation about an afternoon in the kitchen

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