<-NARRATOR:-> Listen to a conversation between two students.
<-MALE STUDENT:-> Hey Jane, did you finish your research paper for class?
<-FEMALE STUDENT:-> Yeah, I printed it out this morning...
<-MALE STUDENT:-> Why do you look so worried then?
<-FEMALE STUDENT:-> Well, I was just in the cafeteria eating lunch and reading it over one last time,
when I spilled some soup on it and the class starts in fifteen minutes!
<-MALE STUDENT:-> How bad is it?
<-FEMALE STUDENT:-> It's not huge, but you can definitely see it, and several of the pages got wet.
<-MALE STUDENT:-> What are you gonna do?
<-FEMALE STUDENT:-> I could just go ahead and hand it in like this and explain to the professor what happened.
I mean, you can still read the paper -
and the pages should dry out a little by the time class begins,
but they'll still be sort of sticky and wrinkled.
<-MALE STUDENT:-> Well, not all professors care that much about how the paper looks. At least it'd be in on time.
<-FEMALE STUDENT:-> I know.... It's just that Professor Adams is kind of strict when it comes to handing in our research papers....
I mean the format he gave us for putting this paper together was really specific...
so the way it looks seems important.
<-MALE STUDENT:-> Yeah. Well, how about going to the computer lab to print another copy?
<-FEMALE STUDENT:-> I could.... Then I'd have a clean copy to hand in, and I wouldn't have to worry about how the paper looks.
<-MALE STUDENT:-> You'd better hurry though because there's usually a line over there.
<-FEMALE STUDENT:-> [sighing] I know.... And by the time I get there, wait in line for a computer, print the paper out, and come back to class, I'd be late for class,
and Professor Adams is strict about lateness too.
<-MALE STUDENT:-> I see what you mean.
Briefly summarize the problem the speakers are discussing. Then state which solution you would recommend. Explain the reasons for your recommendation.