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Roger: Hello.

Ann: Hello Roger? This is Ann.

Roger: Oh hi, Ann. How have you been? And how's your new (1) working out?

Ann: Well, that's what I'm (2) about. You see, I've decided to (3) for a new place.

Roger: Oh, what's the (4) with your place now? I thought you liked the apartment.

Ann: Oh, I do, but it's a little far from campus, and the (5) is just killing me. Do you think you could help? I thought you might know more about the housing situation near the (6).

Roger: Alright. So, what kind of place are you looking (7)?

Ann:Well, I'd like to share an (8) with one or two roommates within walking distance to school.

Roger: Okay, what's your budget like? I mean how much do you want to (9) on rent?

Ann:Uh, somewhere under $200 a month, including utilities, if I could. Oh, and I'd prefer to rent a (10) apartment.

Roger: Hmm. And anything else?

Ann:Yeah, I need a parking space.

Roger: Well, I know there's an apartment complex around the corner that seems to have a few vacancies. I'll drop by there on my way to class today.

Ann: Hey, thanks a lot.

Roger: No problem.


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Câu hỏi 1

What is the main topic of the conversation?

Câu hỏi 2

Why doesn't Ann like her current apartment?

Câu hỏi 3

How much money does Ann want to pay for rent?

Câu hỏi 4

What kind of place is she looking for?

Câu hỏi 5

How is Roger going to help her?


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Bài 9. Apartments for Rent
Roger: Hello.
Ann: Hello Roger? This is Ann.
Roger: Oh hi, Ann. How have you been? And how's your new apartment working out?
Ann: Well, that's what I'm calling about. You see, I've decided to look for a new place.
Roger: Oh, what's the problem with your place now? I thought you liked the apartment.
Ann: Oh, I do, but it's a little far from campus, and the commute is just killing me. Do you think you could help? I thought you might know more about the housing situation near the university.
Roger: Alright. So, what kind of place are you looking for?
Ann:Well, I'd like to share an apartment with one or two roommates within walking distance to school.
Roger: Okay, what's your budget like? I mean how much do you want to spend on rent?
Ann:Uh, somewhere under $200 a month, including utilities, if I could. Oh, and I'd prefer to rent a furnished apartment.
Roger: Hmm. And anything else?
Ann:Yeah, I need a parking space.
Roger: Well, I know there's an apartment complex around the corner that seems to have a few vacancies. I'll drop by there on my way to class today.
Ann: Hey, thanks a lot.
Roger: No problem.

Key Vocabulary

  • ): going well - My new job schedule has really worked out for me.working out (verb
  • commute (verb): to travel between home and work or school
    - I have to commute two hours each day to get to work.
  • utilities (noun): public services including water, gas, and electricity
    - How much do you pay for utilities each month?
  • furnished (adjective): containing furniture, for example, a sofa, tables, and washing machine
    - I decided to rent a furnished apartment so I wouldn't have to buy so many things.
  • vacancies (noun): rooms not being used or rented
    - Do you have any vacancies starting next month?

IDIOMS!

"feel at home" = feel comfortable or relaxed

"The more you learn about the culture here, the more you will feel at home."


"move in" = start living somewhere

"Some of my adult children have moved back in because they want to save money."

 



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Roger: Hello.

Ann: Hello Roger? This is Ann.

Roger: Oh hi, Ann. How have you been? And how's your new (1) apartment working out?

Ann: Well, that's what I'm (2) calling about. You see, I've decided to (3) look for a new place.

Roger: Oh, what's the (4) problem with your place now? I thought you liked the apartment.

Ann: Oh, I do, but it's a little far from campus, and the (5) commute is just killing me. Do you think you could help? I thought you might know more about the housing situation near the (6) university.

Roger: Alright. So, what kind of place are you looking (7) for?

Ann:Well, I'd like to share an (8) apartment with one or two roommates within walking distance to school.

Roger: Okay, what's your budget like? I mean how much do you want to (9) spend on rent?

Ann:Uh, somewhere under $200 a month, including utilities, if I could. Oh, and I'd prefer to rent a (10) furnished apartment.

Roger: Hmm. And anything else?

Ann:Yeah, I need a parking space.

Roger: Well, I know there's an apartment complex around the corner that seems to have a few vacancies. I'll drop by there on my way to class today.

Ann: Hey, thanks a lot.

Roger: No problem.

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haanh_26
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thanks

 

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haanh_26
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thanks

 

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hoa khoi
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minh dien duoc 7/10

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Too easy

 

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duong2000
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Too easy

 

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