12. Talking about hair, getting a haircut & at the DVD store: 16 August, 2020


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Talking about Hair

Maria: Hi Tim, your hair is getting a little untidy.

Tim: It must be time for a haircut.

Maria: When will you get it cut?

Tim: I can get it cut this afternoon.

Maria: So where will you go?

Tim: There is a popular barber on Blue Street. It’s D.J’s Barber Shop.

Maria: How much do they charge?

Tim: $22.50.

Maria: That’s reasonable. Let’s go together. I want to shop nearby.

Tim: Ok, let’s go at 5 pm.

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Question Time

  1. Who has untidy hair?….. Tim.
  2. Where will he get his hair cut?….D.J’s Barber shop.
  3. Where is D.J’s Barber shop located?…..Blue Street.

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Getting a hair cut

Barber: Hello, how can I help you?

Tim: I need a haircut.

Barber: Please have a seat.

Tim: Thank  you.

Barber: How would you like your hair cut?

Tim: Just a trim please.

Barber: Do you live in Invercargill?

Tim: Yes, I do. I live in Heidelburg with my wife.

Barber: So how does it look?

Tim: It looks great.

Barber: Do you want me to wash your hair?

Tim: No thanks. I’ll do it at home. How much do I owe you?

Barber: $23.

Tim: Here you are.

Barber: Thanks. Have a nice day.


Question time

  1. How does Tim want his hair cut?……Just a trim.
  2. Does Tim have his hair washed?…..No, he doesn’t.
  3. How much did his haircut cost?….$23.

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At the DVD store

Maria: Tim, what do yo want to watch tonight?

Tim: How about Mystery 101?

Maria: Excuse me, do you have Mystery 101?

Assistant: Let me check….I’m sorry, it’s checked out.

Maria: Thanks anyway.

Tim: Let’s look at the new DVD’s.

Maria: This looks interesting. It’s called Finding Your Feet. What do you think?

Tim: I’ve heard it’s very good. Let’s get it.

Assistant: May I have your membership card please?

Maria: Here you are.

Assistant: Please return it tomorrow. That’ll be $5.

Maria: Here’s $5.

Assistant: Here you go. Enjoy the movie.

Maria: Thanks.


Question Time:

  1. What movie was checked out?…. Mystery 101.
  2. What movie do they borrow?…. Finding Your Feet.
  3. How much is it to hire a DVD?……$5.



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