Alan: Wherethis letter from Mr Fyodorov, Amy? In’t read it yet.
Amy: I’vegot it here. Shall I read it to you?
Amy:He'schanged his address, you know. Now itLane Park 61, Didsbury, Birmingham.
Alan:n’t mind the address, read what he says.
Amy:“February 14 (Fourteenth of February). Dear Amy and Alan, Thank you very much for your letter. I expect you’vewondering whathappened to me. I’veworking really hard for the last six weeks. During the day I’vedoing experiments. And in the evenings I’vewriting reports on them.”
Alan:Poor chap, he’sworking too hard. Well, go on, Amy.
Amy:“My stay in Birminghamvery pleasant. I’vemade a lot of friends. For the last 2 weeks I’veworking with two Indian scientists. They’vehelping me with my experiments. And I’veteaching them Russian. Thismy last week in Birmingham. Next week I’mgoing to Manchester for a few days. I’mcoming back to London at the BEGINNING of March.”
Alan:Oh, so he’scomingback at last.
Amy:“Ilooking forward to SEEING you all again. Please say hello to Jeena. Best, Sergei.”
Alan:He seemsdoing all right. Good for him.
ANSWER THE QUESTIONS
WhatSergei doing for the last few weeks? – He’sworking hard.
Whathe doing during the day? – He’sdoing experiments.
What he doing in the evenings? - He’swriting reports.
Whohelping him for the last two weeks? – Two Indian scientists.
Whathe teaching them? – He’steaching them Russian.
What’s the date of Sergei’s letter? - February 14.
How longhe working on his experiments? – He’sworking on them for 6 weeks now.
Since whenhe too busy then? – He so busy since the BEGINNING of January.
Alan:Why, hello Bob. In’t seen you for ages. Whereyou? Whatyou doing all these years?
Bob:Oh, mostly in Africa. But I’ve to Australia too.
Alan:That soundsinteresting. Lucky chap.
Bob:In’t travelling just for pleasure, you know. I’veworking jolly hard.
Bob:I’vecollecting material for a book on African animals and making films for Safari Films ltd.
Alan:I suppose they’vefinancing you.
Bob:Not exactly. Theynot paying my expenses but theygoing to buy the films. And whatyou doing all this time, Alan?
Alan:Oh, nothing exciting. I’m still with the same old firm. But look here, Bob. You must come and have a drink one day. And you must meet my wife. Now wait a minute, I have a better idea. Would you like to spend a weekend with us? Or you made other plans?
Bob:No, Ijust gotoff the train. Could you ring to my hotel tomorrow?
Alan:Fine. Where you staying?
Alan:All right. Good bye for now.
Bob:Good bye Alan.
ANSWER THE QUESTIONS
Where Bob and Allan are talking? – They talking at the railway station.
Allan seen Bob recently? – No, hen’t seen him for ages.
WhatBob doing all these years? – He’stravelling.
Wherehe ? – He to Africa and Australia.
he travelling just for pleasure? – No, he’sworking.
Whathe doing? – He collecting material for a book.
What kind of filmhe making? – He’s making science films.
How longyou learning English? – I’velearning English for a year now.