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Interactions 2 Listening/Speaking, 4/e
Judith Tanka, University of California, Los Angeles
Lida R. Baker, University of California, Los Angeles
Language and Communication
Summarizing Main Ideas
Listen to the conversation.
Which sentence below best summarizes the main point of the conversation?
It is not difficult to make lasting friendships with Americans because they are very friendly people.
Americans are very friendly, but that should not be confused with friendship. Friendships take a long time to build with anyone, so you need to be patient.
Americans are very fake people. It is very difficult to build friendships with Americans or get to know them since they often say things that they don't mean.
Americans are very busy people and don't seem to have time to build true friendships. Even though they are friendly, their friendships are superficial.
Americans find it very easy to be friendly with people that they don't know very well, but find it difficult to build real friendships.
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