实用交际英语(十三)

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Conversation 1

A : Is this Zhang Lin's home?

B : Yes. Oh, it's you , Linda. I haven't seen you for a long time .Well, come in and sit down. How about something to drink?

A : Yes , please. I'm a little thirsty , actually.

B : Would you like tea or coffee?

A : Coffee, please.

B : Here you are.

A : Would you like to talk over a drink?

B : That sounds good. How are you doing , Linda?

A : Just fine. Are you busy now?

B : No. I'm just killing time .

A : Shall we visit our math teacher tomorrow?

B : Yes . I haven't been in his house for several weeks . When shall we start?

A : How about eight o'clock tomorrow morning?

B : All right. See you tomorrow .

 

Conversation 2

A : My friend finally dumped her boyfriend, and she's sworn she's going to abstain until she finds the right man to marry .

B : After going through an episode like that I'm not surprised . How's her headspace?

A : She's doing great , she's getting her confidence back, and her self-esteem, has improved drastically . She's very happy.

A : I'm proud of you for standing by her. I think you've helped make a big difference in her life.

B : Do you have any plans for next Sunday evening?

A : No , why?

B : My friend , who had the mishap, wants to take us to dinner to show her gratitude for helping her.

A : She doesn't need to do that , I didn't do anything.

B : She feels you gave me the freedom to be able to assist her and she appreciates that . Come on , Let's indulge her.

 

Conversation 3

A : So how long have you know Jack ?

B : We go way back . We've known each other since we were toddlers.

A : Really ? You guys must be really tight.

B : Yeah , We're buddy-buddy still.

A : He seems sincere , and trustworthy .

B : Well, he is , but he can be conniving at times .

A : What do you mean ?

B : Well, I know that he would never stab me in the back . But I've seen him double cross other people .

A : Oh, my! Really? I never thought he would be like that.

B : Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying he's like that all the time.

A : So, can I trust him or what?

B : Well, I think you should decide for yourself.

A : But I need someone that I can count on for this job.

B : Okay , Okay . You can trust him. I was just trying to give you a hard time .

A : Come on you're confusing me . Give it to me straight.

B : Actually , he's the most dependable person I know, and he would never turn on anyone.

 

Conversation 4

A : Hello ? Is that Mark ?

B : How are you ? I haven't heard from you in ages.

A : I've been overseas , So have you been busy lately?

B : Pretty busy . So are you back for good?

A : Yes, I was just wondering when you'd have time to go fishing.

B : Well, I'm not working on the weekend, so we could grab some beer, ice and our fishing rods , and head out to the river.

A : That sounds good. I've missed you my friend .

B : Same here.

 

Conversation 5

A : Do you still see the people we went to school with ?

B : I did for a while, I suppose, until I left university , but after that not really.

A : Yeah, I've lost touch with most people as well, but I still see Rose occasionally.

B : Oh yes, how's she getting on?

A : OK, I suppose, but she's had a rough time in the last few years, She got divorced

B : What, from Peter?

A : Oh, of course.

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