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Afraid of Flying
Bert: Where is your meeting?
Linda: In Dallas, Texas.
Bert: How are you going?
Linda: By plane.
Bert: Do you like to fly?
Linda: Sure. It’s fast and comfortable.
Bert: I’m afraid of flying.
Linda: That’s silly. Flying is very safe.
Bert: Maybe, but I don’t feel safe in a plane.
Linda: I understand. A lot of people feel that way.
A Plane Reservation
Henry: I’d like to reconfirm my plane reservation.
Miss Lester: What flight are you taking?
Henry: Flight 207.
Miss Lester: And your name, please?
Henry: Henry Chandler.
Miss Lester: Yes, sir. You’re booked on Flight 207. Please check in at the airport an hour before flight time.
Henry: Thank you.
Walter: Are you free Friday night?
Rebecca: I might not be in town. I’m not sure yet. A friend suggested I go to Vancouver.
Walter: Well, a few of us are getting together, and I thought you might want to come, too.
Rebecca: What are you thinking of doing?
Walter: We’re not sure yet. We might go to a bar, but we’ll probably go see A. I.
Rebecca: Oh, I haven’t seen yet.
Walter: Well, come then.
Rebecca: Sure, if I’m in town. I’ll call you and let you know.
How’s Your New Job Going?
Mr Adams: Oh, Miss Wallace! Long time no see.
Miss Wallace: How are you?
Mr Adams: Good. Thank you. How’s your new job?
Miss Wallace: I started working today.
Mr Adams: How does it seem so far?
Miss Wallace: It’s demanding, but I’m happy to be working.
Mr Adams: What’s your boss like?
Miss Wallace: He appears to be very thoughtful and kind, but they all do at first. I guess we will have to see.
Mr. Adams: Well, I wish you the best of luck.
Miss Wallace: Thanks, take care.
We Eat a Lot
Mario: Did you see my car keys?
Eva: They’re on top of the TV.
Mario: You’re right. Thanks!
Eva: Where are you going?
Mario: To the supermarket.
Mario: Yes, we eat a lot.
Eva: Do you want me to go with you?
Mario: Sure, if you can.
Eva: Good. The packages will be heavy.
Mario: There is a new health store right up the road; maybe since you guys eat a lot you should try and eat more healthily.
Eva: Maybe you’re right; we have all put on a little weight.