1.3 I'D LIKE TO ENQUIRE: ADVERTS

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Question English
Answer English

How do you usually find out about local news, events and courses?
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Direct mail, catalogues and leaflets. Local newspaper advertising.

Do you ever make phone calls about these in English? What is difficult about doing this?
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Never. The language! Channel audio only.

Look at the adverts A-D. Whitch ones would interest you the most?
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D- Walk&TalkEnglish. B-EXCEL School of English. C- OLYMPIA SPORTS CENTRE. A- Flatmate wanted.

Match meanings 1-7
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with the words/phrases in bold from the adverts.

You pay for one and you get two.
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two-for-one deal

You can try it out at no cost.
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free trial

You need to pay part of the cost now, and you can't get the money back.
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non-refundable deposit

It's possible - we can talk about it.
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negotiable

Put your name on a list for a course.
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sign up for

There's a maximum number for this course.
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limited enrolment

Write your name, address, etc., on a form.
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fill in your details

Which words/phrases can be used to talk about a restaurant?
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You pay for one and get two. Two-for-one-deal. Put your name on a list for table. Sign up for.

Which words/phrases can be used to talk about a cookery course?
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You need to pay part of the cost now, and you can't get the money back. Non-refundable deposit. Put your name on a list for the course. Sign up for. There's a maximum number for this course. Limited enrolment.

Which words/phrases can be used to talk about buying a used car?
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You can try it out at no cost. Free trial. It's possible -we can talk about it. Negotiable.

Which words/phrases can be used to talk about a hotel booking?
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You need to pay part of the cost now, and you can't get the money back. Non-refundable deposit. Write your name, address, etc., on a form. Fill in your details.

Flatmate wanted
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Could you tell me where you are located? I'd like to know if my dog can come with me. Would you mind telling me about the other people living there.

Excel School of English
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Could you tell me where you are located? Do you mind me asking how many other people have inquired?

Olympia Sports Centre
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Could you tell me where you are located? Do you mind me asking how many other people have inquired?

Walk&TalkEnglish
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I was wondering if I can use your two-for-one deal more than once. Do you mind me asking how many other people have inquired? I'd be grateful if you could explain how the free trial works.

Read phrases 1-6 from the phone conversation.
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Who do you think is speaking, the receptionist (R) or the caller (C)?

Bear with me a minute.
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Receptionist

Sorry to keep you.
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Receptionist

Sorry to be difficult, it's just that...
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Caller

I'd really appreciate your help.
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Caller

Can you hold on a minute? I'll just see.
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Receptionist

I've got one more question, if I'm not keeping you.
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Caller

two phrases showing the caller thinks she's causing a problem
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Sorry to be difficult. No, I'm afraid not. if I'm not keeping you

one polite phrase from the receptionist meaning 'please be patient'
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Can you hold on a minute? I'll just see.


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