Listen to the text "Business Gone Bad". Kevin talks about a business experience that did not go so well and what he learned from it.
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Listen and write phrasal verbs. They can be idiomatic and non-idiomatic.
1. Kevin: Wow. Well, after New York, the following year, when I came down from New York, I was determined to be my own boss. I had not been in control of my life while I was in New York. It was all other people to let me have a job. And when I lost the job, that really, that really hurt.
2. Kevin: And so when I went home I decided that I was going to own my own business, and I opened my first business which was a Karate school, and I that I had worked for almost a year saving up and then, well I also had a small inheritance from my grandmother.
3. Kevin: Sure. Sure, I learned a lot. Those experiences were valuable. You can't buy that kind of experience, you know, I with me now.