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

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