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Absurdist drama
Zoo Story
Getting to know Applicant
Assumptions in Applicant
Turn-taking in Applicant
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Zoo story passage

Zoo story

Task B – Turn 1

Given that the two characters have only just met, what is odd about Jerry’s utterance in turn 1?

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You have a TV, haven't you?


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