26. AMY WORRIED
Amy: I’m worried, Alan.
Amy: Jeena n’t written yet.
Alan: She’s probably too busy.
Amy: Mrs Greenalready had two letters from Martha. And Jeenan’t even sent us a postcard.
Alan: Youn’t written to her either.
Amy: But Iwritten to Mother and In’t had an answer yet.
Alan: Shen’t had time to write you yet.
Amy: Wen’t heard from Father either.
Alan: You needn’t worry. We may hear from them even today. The afternoon postn’t come yet.
Amy: Oh yes, it. The postmanalreadytwice.
Alan: Still you needn’t worry.
Amy: You’ve already said that, Alan. I can’t help
WORRYING. Perhaps, she’s ill.
Alan: Who? Mother?
Amy: Yes, Mother. Or Jeena, or both, perhaps. It’s a pity they not on the phone.
Alan: Oh, youhopeless, darling. Still I have an idea. You can go to Devon and see how theygetting on.
Amy: Who? Me? What about you, Alan? Who’s going to look after you? And after the house, too?
Alan: Really, Amy. I’ve stayed alone in the house before. I can manage very well.
Amy: Can you?
Alan: Of course. You needn’tafraid. I’m not going to break your best china, or burn holes in the carpet.
Amy: I’m not so sure about that.
LISTEN AND REPEAT
Amy: Jeenan’t written yet. Marthaalready written twice.
Alan: The afternoon postn’t come yet.
Amy: Oh yes, it. The postmanalreadytwice. Jeenan’t even sent us a postcard yet.
Alan: Still you needn’t worry, Amy.
Amy: Youalready said that, Alan.
Alan: You can go to Devon and see how theygetting on.
Amy: And whogoing to look after you, Alan? – I’ve stayed alone in the house before.
27. YOU BUSY TONIGHT?
(The telephone ringing)
Alan: 208 739 4104
Debby: that you, Alan? Debby’s speaking.
Alan: Oh, hello Debby.
Debby: you too busy tonight? Could you come to the cinema with me?
Alan: Amyaway, Debby. She’s gone to Devon to stay with her mother and father.
Debby: Oh,she? How longshe staying there?
Alan: A week. Jeenaalready there.
Debby: Oh, bother! But what about you, Alan? Could you come, perhaps?
Alan: Well, Irather tired. I’ve had a lot of work today. What the filmit, Debby?
Debby: Gone Girl. Perhaps, youseen it.
Alan: No, In’t.it adapted from the novel by Gillian Flynn?
Debby: Yes. you read it?
Alan: Yes, I. What timethe show?
Debby: At seven.
Alan: Oh, 7very early for me. I’ve still got jobs to do today.
Debby: What jobs?
Alan: In’t washed up yet.
Debby: But it’s only five. You have plenty of time to wash up your breakfast things.
Alan: My breakfast things? I have a lot of other things to wash up. In’t washed up at all this week.
ANSWER THE QUESTIONS.
Who calling Alan? - Debby .
Whogone to Devon? – Amy.
Whoalready there? – Jeena.
Whohad a lot of work today? – Alan.
Debby seen Gone Girl? – No, shen’t.
Alan seen it? – No, hen’t.
he read the book? – Yes, he.
he busy tonight” – No, hen’t.
he washed up his breakfast things? – No, hen’t.
he washed up at all this week? – No, hen’t.
28. ALAN HAS A HEADACHE
Alan: you got any aspirin, Amy? I have a headache.
Amy: Wait a minute. I must have a bottle of aspirins in my bag. Yes, here it.
Alan: Thank you. I’ve had a lot of work today.
Amy: You must very tired, darling.
Alan: Well, I. I’ve had a very busy day.
Amy: I can make you a cup of tea.
Alan: That’s a very good idea. Yes, make me a cup of tea. Thank you, darling.
Amy: But give me a cigarette, please, Alan. In’t had time for a cigarette today. I’ve too busy.
Alan: Really? There’s a packet of cigarettes on my desk. No, wait a minute. There must in one of the pockets of my coat.
Amy: I can’t find them. I’ve found a box of matches, and a book of stamps, but there aren’t any cigarettes.
Alan: Oh, silly of me! Of course, theyn’t there! Here they , on the table! They here all the time.
LISTEN AND REPEAT
Alan: I have a headache, Amy. I’ve had a lot of work today.
Amy: I can make a cup of tea. In’t had time for cigarettes today. I’ve too busy.
ANSWER THE QUESTIONS.
Amy got an aspirin? – Yes, she. She’s got a bottle of aspirins.
Whereit? – It’s in her bag.
Alan got any cigarettes? – Yes, he. He’s got a packet of cigarettes.
Wherethey? – Theyon the table.
Alan got any matches? – Yes, he. Hegot a box of matches.
Whereit? – Itin one of the pockets of his coat.