easyeducationman – boy01:35

“crack the books” = start studying
“The reason why he isn’t doing very well is that he rarely cracks the books.”

“cut class” = miss school
“Although some of my daughter’s friends cut class a lot, she is at school every day.”

Listening Exercises
A. Listen to the interview and answer the questions.

Bookstore Shopping

?About when does the conversation take place
?What else does the son have with him
?What did the young man buy at the bookstore
?How did he pay for everything
The son says he carries two smart phones