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1,147 - Types of Students in School

October 16th, 2015

Episode 307 of 489 episodes

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. I’m talking about high school, of course. Learn how to describe your fellow students in this episode. Slow dialog: 1:32 Explanations: 3:26 Fast dialog: 18:31 Cheech: Is this your old yearbook? Boo: Yeah, I found it while cleaning out my closet. Cheech: Look at your picture! You look like you were an honor roll student. Boo: Don’t be fooled. I was just an average student, not the valedictorian, but not a dropout either. Cheech: Who is that? She’s very pretty. Boo: That’s my friend Marlene. In high school, she was good at everything. She had a high GPA and took every availableAP class. Cheech: So she was a nerd. Boo: No, not at all. She was also a jock, a member of lots of student clubs, and was student body president. Cheech: Wow, she must have been popular. Boo: She was, but she wasn’t stuck-up. She got along with everybody, not just the football players and cheerleaders. She was friends with geeks and goths, too. Everybody liked her. Cheech: Where is she now? Do you still keep in touch? Boo: Yes, of course. She’s doing very well and is very successful. Cheech: And single? Boo: Yeah, but you’re not her type. Cheech: And what type is that? Boo: You? Definitely a druggie. Script by Dr. Lucy Tse

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