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Episode 3. What time is it?

In her hotel room, Anne rings a number.
John Barbour, the private detective, answers the phone.
JOHN Hello, Barbour’s Private Investigation. John Barbour speaking.

ANNE Hello. Can you find missing people?

JOHN Sometimes we can. Have you lost somebody?

ANN Yes.

JOHN Perhaps you’d like to tell me about it?

ANN Can I make an appointment please?

JOHN When would you like to come in?

ANNE Is tomorrow okay?

JOHN Let’s see… Yes, I can see you at ten o’clock. Will that suit you?

ANNE Okay, thankyou. (consults business card) 23 Mitchell Street – is that right?
JOHN That’s right. Second floor.

ANNE Okay. See you then. Goodbye.

JOHN Goodbye.

He puts down the phone and celebrates.
In her hotel room, Anne puts the phone down, and rings again.

CLERK Hello?

ANNE Hello. Reception? What time is it please?

CLERK It’s five o’clock.

ANNE And what time do you serve dinner?

CLERK The restaurant opens in an hour, and dinner is served between six and nine pm.

ANNE And breakfast?

CLERK Breakfast is served between seven and nine thirty am ma’am.

ANNE Thankyou.

CLERK You’re welcome.

Anne puts the phone down, then notices the photo by her bed and picks it up again. There is a tear in her ey

Vocabulary :

ring (v)

3. (đt) gọi điện thoại
call someone on the phone

private (adj)
1. (tt) riêng, tư, cá nhân
personal; not for everyone to know

detective (n)
1. (dt) thám tử
someone whose job is to investigate crimes, etc

investigation (n)
1. (dt) cuộc điều tra, sự điều tra

appointment (n)
1. (dt) sự sắp xếp trước để gặp hoặc thăm ai vào một thời gian nhất định; lịch hẹn
a meeting that you fix in advance

suit (v)

1. (đt) thỏa mãn, đáp ứng nhu cầu
be what you like or what you want
Does this car suit you or would you like to see something else?
2. (đt) hợp với, thích hợp với
look good on someone

Episode Note

1. Making An Appointment

2. Can

3. Will and ‘ll

4. The Time

5. Preposition with Time


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