Lesson 2 Conversation

Conversation and Grammar

Rent a flat.

Have you found a place to stay?


You have come to a new town and are desparately in need of proper accommodation.


Lesson 2 Grammar : Punctuation


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HOMEWORK:
1. Write a dialogue. See instructions under the Dialogue-Section.
Present the dialogue during the following lesson.


2. Grammar Section : do the Multiple Choice exercises.
3. Idiomatic Expressions : do the Multiple Choice exercises.
4. Vocabulary: Learn the Dialogue & Lesson Vocabulary.
5. Do the Lesson Multiple Choice Exercises.

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Sometimes it is quite difficult to find a place to stay, especially if you are a student and don't have a lot of money.

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Jane wants to study at Oxford and needs a place to stay.
She phones an estate agent.

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Mister Black answers the phone.
Global Estates. How can I help you?

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Good morning. I'm looking for a flat in Oxford near the university.

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You're a student? Or...?

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Yes, a student.

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You are aware that flats near the university are not only very expensive, but also very difficult to get hold of?

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I know. That's why I contacted you. Your company has been highly recommended.

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Good to hear that.
Let me have a look on my computer.
Do you have a car or what transport do you want to make use of?

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I actually wanted something within walking distance.

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The agent chuckles.

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You really believe in miracles. Must it be a flat or will a room do?

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It depends. How private will a room be?

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AGENT

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I have a missis Mortimer. She lets rooms to students. Quite nice. And a common kitchen is included as well as laundry facilities.

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That sounds great. Are the rooms fully furnished?

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AGENT

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Yes, they are. And the bedding is changed once a week. But you'll have to do your own cleaning.
It's about ten minutes from the university.

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Ok. When can I come to have a look? And what's the price?

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AGENT

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As I said, they are not cheap.
Have a look first and then we'll talk about the costs.

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Ok. And when can I come?

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AGENT

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Where are you phoning from? Are you in Oxford?

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No, I'm still in London.
What about some time tomorrow?

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Tomorrow, say at ten?

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Yes, that will be fine.

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AGENT

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Can I please have your details?
Your name, phone number; oh yes, your email address!

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I'm Jane Woodsworth.
I will email the details to you. That's faster.
You are mister?

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AGENT

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Black. Jack Black.
You have our email details?

JANE

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Yes, I do.
Thank you mister Black.
See you then tomorrow at ten. Bye!

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Homework

Write a dialogue on one of the following topics:

Some Ideas:
cold / warm rental, kitchen & laundry facilities, additional costs and obligations.
You are at the flat.
It could be great or terrible.
1. The discussion between you and the agent.
OR
2.The agent is not there.
The discussion between you and Mrs. Mortimer (the landlady).

zu Fuss gehen

to go on foot

Waschküche

laundry

sehr empfehlen

highly recommend

sehr teuer

very expensive

eigentlich wollte ich

actually I wanted

wie ich sagte

as I said

schwer zu bekommen

difficult to get hold of

Sie sind sich bewusst

you are aware

Vermieterin

landlady

noch sein

to be still in

einen Platz zum Wohnen

a place to stay

Waschküche

laundry

in Ordnung sein

to be fine

Mieter

tenant

Bettwäsche

bedding

Vermieter

landlord

eine Gemeintschaftsküche

a common kitchen

es freut mich das zu hören

good to hear

sich das anschauen

to have a look

ein Zimmer zu vermieten

a room to let

das hängt davon ab

it depends

Makler

estate agent

ich suche eine Wohnung

I look for a flat%%%I am looking for a flat

meine Kontaktdaten

my details

ein Zimmer zu vermieten

a place to stay

ich glaube wirklich

I really believe

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1. wie ich sagte

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2. schwer zu bekommen

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3. Waschküche

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4. Mieter

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5. zu Fuss gehen

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6. Waschküche

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7. Vermieterin

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8. noch sein

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9. einen Platz zum Wohnen

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10. sehr empfehlen

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11. in Ordnung sein

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12. es freut mich das zu hören

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13. das hängt davon ab

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14. eigentlich wollte ich

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15. ein Zimmer zu vermieten

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16. meine Kontaktdaten

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17. sehr teuer

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18. eine Gemeintschaftsküche

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19. Makler

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20. ich glaube wirklich

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21. ich suche eine Wohnung

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22. Vermieter

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23. Sie sind sich bewusst

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24. ein Zimmer zu vermieten

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25. sich das anschauen

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26. Bettwäsche

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