Answer Keys (The stressed syllables are marked in red.)

James: This has got to stop! Another Friday night without a date! What can I do?

Mike: What about looking through the personal ads in the newspaper? That・s how I met Stephanie.

James: Actually, I・ve tried that. But the people you meet are always different from what you expect.

Mike: Well, why don・t you join a dating service? A friend of mine met his wife that way.

James: That・s not a bad idea.

Mike: Also, it might be a good idea to check out singles・ night at the bookstore.

James: Yeah. If I don・t find a date, at least I might find a good book!