41. AUNT GWEN’S BIRTHDAY
Amy: What’s the date today, Alan?
Alan: It’s the 18th.
Amy: Oh, goodness! You know it’s aunt Gwen’s birthday tomorrow.
Alan: it really?
Amy: Yes, we ought to go and see her. And we must buy her a present.
Alan: Yes, I suppose so.
Amy: Now then, whatwe going to give her?
Alan: A book, perhaps.
Amy: I n’t know, she n’t read much.
Alan: A board game, then.
Amy: You know she n’t like board games.
Alan: A coffee set?
Amy: I n’t think so. She n’t drink coffee, she prefers tea.
Alan: What about some good set of soap and lotions? She uses them surely.
Amy: Really, Alan? Think about something useful and n’t tryfunny.
Alan: Well then. Let’s give her a nice big box of chocolates.
Amy: But she n’t like chocolate!
Alan: Good heavens, Amy! She n’t like this, she n’t like that. Well then, I really n’t know what we can buy her.
Amy: But we must buy her something.
Alan: Look here, Amy. What about BUYING her a bottle of good champagne?
Amy: Champagne? What’s the matter with you, darling? You know aunt Gwennot touch alcohol.
Alan: I know, but then she could bring it to our Christmas party.
MAKE REMARKS USING “N’T”
Alan: Let’s give aunt Gwen a book. – Amy: She n’t read much.
Alan: Let’s give her a board game. - Amy: She n’t like board games.
Alan: Let’s give her a coffee set. - Amy: She n’t drink coffee.
Alan: Let’s give her a box of chocolates. - Amy: She n’t like chocolate.
Alan: Let’s give her a bottle of champagne. - Amy: She n’t touch alcohol.
ASK AMY QUESTIONS AS IN THE FIRST EXAMPLE
Aunt Gwen n’t read much. you read much, Amy? - Yes, I.
Aunt Gwen n’t play board games. you play board games, Amy? - Yes, I.
Aunt Gwen n’t drink coffee. you drink coffee, Amy? - Yes, I.
Aunt Gwen n’t like chocolate. you like chocolate, Amy? - Yes, I.
Aunt Gwen n’t smoke. you smoke, Amy? - No, In’t.
42. ALAN HAS TROUBLE WITH HIS EYES
Doctor: What's the matter with you Mr Green?
Alan: I’m rather worried with my eyes, doctor.
Doctor: they hurt?
Alan: Yes they.
Doctor: you use a computer a lot?
Alan: Well, yes I.
Doctor: you read much?
Alan: Yes, rather.
Doctor: you wear glasses for READING?
Alan: No, I n’t. Ought I to wear glasses?
Doctor: I n’t know yet. I must inspect your eyes first. Look at me, please. Yes, now look right. Now look left. Thank you.
Alan: it serious, doctor?
Doctor: No, itn’t. Now sit on that chair by the wall, please.
Doctor: Yes. Now, what letterthis?
Alan: It’s an “l”.
Doctor: And this one?
Alan: It’s an “n”.
Doctor: And now this one?
Alan: It’s an “f”, I think.
Doctor: you see clearly?
Alan: Not too clearly. I need glasses, doctor?
Doctor: No, youn’t. Your eyesightquite good. But I’m going to give you some eye drops. Use them every morning and every evening. Here’s the prescription.
Alan: Thank you.
Doctor: And I advise you to go and see your doctor. You look overworked.
HELP ALAN TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS
Doctor: your eyes hurt, Mr Green? - Yes, they.
Doctor:you read a lot? - Yes, I.
Doctor: you wear glasses for READING? - No, In’t.
Doctor:you work a lot? - Yes, I.
Doctor: you sit up late? - Yes, I.
Doctor: you read in bed? - No, I n’t.
43. THANK YOU, DOCTOR
Doctor: What's the trouble, Mr Green?
Alan: My eyesbothering me a bit, doctor.
Doctor: Oh. you seen a specialist department?
Alan: Yes, I. She says, it’s overwork.
Doctor: I see. Well, take you coat off. I must examine you, you know. Take a deep breath. (Alan inhales). Now hold your breath. Good. Say “ahhh”.
Doctor: Thank you. you smoke a lot?
Alan: Yes, rather, about 10 cigarettes a day.
Doctor: Hmm. you sleep well?
Alan: Not too well, I’m afraid.
Doctor: What timeyou go to bed?
Alan: About 12:30 (twelve thirty) usually.
Doctor: Hmm, that’s rather late. And what timeyou get up?
Alan: At 7:30 (half past seven). I begin work at nine.
Doctor: Howyou travel to work?
Alan: By tube.
Doctor: Whereyou have lunch? In a restaurant?
Alan: I have lunch in our canteen.
Doctor: you work overtime?
Alan: Yes, I, quite often.
Doctor: Well, I’m sorry, Mr Green, I can’t help you. No doctor can help you.
Alan: Oh,it something very serious then?
Doctor: No, not at all. You n’t need a doctor. Work less, smoke less, sleep more and take more exercise. That’s all. Good afternoon, Mr Green.
Alan: Good bye, doctor. Thank you.
HELP ALAN TO ANSWER THE QUESTIONS
Doctor: How many cigarettesyour smoke a day? - Alan: About 10.
Doctor: What timeyou go to bed? - Alan: About 12:30 (twelve thirty).
Doctor: What timeyou get up? - Alan: At 7:30 (half past seven).
Doctor: Howyou travel to work? - Alan: By tube.
Doctor: Whereyou have lunch? - Alan: In our canteen.
Doctor: How oftenyou take exercise (to take exercise - гулять; выходить пройтись) ( do exercises – делать зарядку)? - Not very often.