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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 D – Turns 4 and 5

Why does Peter say ‘Why certainly’?
And what is odd about Jerry’s response (‘It isn’t a law for God’s sake.’)

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