#4 Friends: Carol's Pregnant (Part 1) | ESL Video

#4 Friends: Carol's Pregnant (Part 1)

Quiz by: rmd    

Description: Ross learns that Carol is pregnant.
1. Who visits Ross at the museum?
2. What is Carol's surprising news?
3. What did Rachel loose?
4. Who is Rachel meeting tomorrow?
5. Monica says Rachel had "one job." What was Rachel's job?
6. What is Ross' ex-wife's name?
[Scene: Museum of Prehistoric History, Ross and a co-worker (Marsha) are setting up an exhibit which includes some mannequins of cave people.]
Ross: Marsha, these are cave people. Okay? They have issues like 'Gee, that glacier's getting kinda close.' See?
Marsha: Speaking of issues, isn't that your ex-wife?
(Carol, Ross's ex-wife, has entered behind them and is standing outstide the exhibit.)
Ross: (trying to ignore her) No. No.
Marsha: Yes, it is. Carol! Hi!
Ross: Okay, okay, yes, it is. (waves) How about I'll, uh, catch up with you in the Ice Age.
(Marsha extis and Ross waves Carol into the exhibit.)
Carol: So.
Ross: You look great. I, uh... I hate that.
Carol: Sorry. You look good too.
Ross: Ah, well, in here, anyone who... stands erect... So what's new? Still, uh...
Carol: A lesbian?
Ross: Well... you never know. How's, um.. how's the family?
Carol: Marty's still totally paranoid. Oh, and, uh-
Ross: Why- why are you here, Carol?
Carol: I'm pregnant.
Ross: Pregnant?!

[Scene: Monica and Rachel's, Chandler, Joey, Phoebe, and Monica are watching Three's Company.]
Chandler: Oh, I think this is the episode of Three's Company where there's some kind of misunderstanding.
Phoebe:...Then I've already seen this one! (Turns off the TV.)
(Rachel enters from her room.)
Rachel: Has anybody seen my engagement ring?
Phoebe: Yeah, it's beautiful.
Rachel: Oh God, oh God, oh God oh God oh God oh God.... (Starts to look under the couch cushions.)
Phoebe: No, look, don't touch that!
Rachel: Oh, like I wasn't dreading tomorrow enough, having to give it back to him... 'Hi Barry! Remember me? I'm the girl in the veil who stomped on your heart in front of your entire family!' Oh God and now I'm gonna have to return the ring, without the ring, which makes it so much harder...
Monica: Easy Rach, we'll find it. (To all) Won't we!
Chandler and Joey: Oh! Yeah!
Joey: Alright, when'd'ya have it on last?
Phoebe: Doy! Probably right before she lost it!
Chandler: You don't get a lot of 'doy' these days...
Rachel: I know I had it this morning, and I know I had it when I was in the kitchen with...
Chandler: ...Dinah?
Rachel: (looks at the lasagne and realizes something) Ohhhhh, don't be mad...
Monica: You didn't.
Rachel: Oh, I am sorry...
Monica: I gave you one job! (Starts to examin the lasagne through the bottom of the glass pan.)
Rachel: Oh, but look how straight those noodles are!
Chandler: Now, Monica, you know that's not how you look for an engagement ring in a lasagne...
Monica: (puts down the lasagne) I just... can't do it.
Chandler: Boys? We're going in.
(Chandler, Joey, and Phoebe start to pick through the lasagne as there's a knock on the door which Monica answers.)
Ross: (standing outside the door).....Hi.
Monica: Wow. That is not a happy hi.
Ross: Carol's pregnant.
Phoebe: (while everyone else is stunned) Ooh! I found it!
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Let's Talk!

1.) How do you think Ross felt when he found out Carol was pregnant?
2.) How would you react if you lost something valuable like an engagement ring?

Exploring Unexpected News in 'Friends': Ross Learns Carol is Pregnant

Dive into the surprising revelation in 'Friends' as Ross discovers his ex-wife, Carol, is pregnant. This ESL video provides a glimpse into family dynamics and unexpected news.

Witness the unfolding drama as Ross navigates the news of Carol's pregnancy. Enhance your vocabulary with terms like 'pregnant,' 'exhibit,' and 'engagement ring.' Perfect for ESL learners interested in everyday conversational scenarios.

Ideal for low-intermediate ESL students seeking to improve their listening skills and grasp past simple grammar structures. Use this video for engaging classroom discussions or vocabulary expansion activities.



Present Simple


Friends TV show

unexpected news

family dynamics

listening skills

Discussion Questions

1.) How do you think Ross felt when he found out Carol was pregnant?
2.) How would you react if you lost something valuable like an engagement ring?





engagement ring