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Renting an Apartment

 

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Listen to the sentence and spell the missing word.
Does the rent include utilities?en
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No, it only includes and heating.
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Is there a kitchen in the apartment?en
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The apartment includes a kitchen and also a and dryer.
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Do you want to in the apartment with roommates?
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No, I plan to move in with my boyfriend and our cat.en
 
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The apartment is fully furnished.en
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Can I it without furniture?
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Practice the sentences

Listen to the sentence and spell the missing word.
Does the rent include utilities?en
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Is there a kitchen in the apartment?en
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  •  The apartment includes a kitchen and also a 
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    and dryer.
     
 
 
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  •  Do you want to 
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No, I plan to move in with my boyfriend and our cat.en
 
 
The apartment is fully furnished.en
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  •  Can I 
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Practice the phrases

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Learn the dialog

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Good afternoon. I'm interested in your apartment. Is it still available for rent?en
Yes, the apartment is still available.en
Great. Could you tell me a little bit about it? en
It's a two bedroom, partially furnished apartment with one parking space.en
How much is the rent and does it include utilities?en
It's 740 dollars a month including gas and water. Electricity is separate. The security deposit is 1480 dollars.en
Are pets allowed? I have two small cats.en
Cats and smaller pets are allowed, but there is an extra security deposit of 400 dollars in case of damage.en
That is no problem. Does the apartment have a balcony?en
Yes, it has one east facing balcony and it's on the second floor.en
This all sounds great. Could I come by and look at it today? Maybe around 5pm?en
Of course. May I have your name, please?en
It's Ashlee Jones. en
Alright Ashlee, I will see you at 5pm.en
 

Practice the dialog

Complete the dialog.
 
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  •   Good afternoon. I'm interested in your apartment. Is it still available for 
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Good afternoon. I'm interested in your apartment. Is it still available for ?
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  •   Yes, the apartment is 
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Yes, the apartment is available.
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  •   Great. Could you tell me a little bit 
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Great. Could you tell me a little bit it?
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  •   It's a two bedroom, partially furnished apartment 
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It's a two bedroom, partially furnished apartment one parking space.
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  •   How 
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How is the rent and does it include utilities?
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  •   It's 740 dollars a month including gas and 
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    . Electricity is separate. The security deposit is 1480 dollars.
     
 
 
It's 740 dollars a month including gas and . Electricity is separate. The security deposit is 1480 dollars.
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Are pets allowed? I have two small .
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  •   Cats and smaller pets are allowed, but there is an extra security 
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    of 400 dollars in case of damage.
     
 
 
Cats and smaller pets are allowed, but there is an extra security of 400 dollars in case of damage.
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  •   That is no problem. Does the apartment have a 
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That is no problem. Does the apartment have a ?
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  •   Yes, it has one east facing balcony and it's on the second 
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Yes, it has one east facing balcony and it's on the second .
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  •   This all sounds 
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This all sounds . Could I come by and look at it today? Maybe around 5pm?
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  •   Of course. May I have your 
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Of course. May I have your , please?
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It's Ashlee Jones.
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  •   Alright Ashlee, I will 
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Alright Ashlee, I will you at 5pm.
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Practice Listening

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    • The temperatures have dropped.en
       
    • Can I come by later and look at it?en
       
    • When does the sun rise?en
       
 
 
 
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    • Does it also have a guest toilet?en
       
    • Can you give me a lemon?en
       
    • When will it close?en
       
 
 
 
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    • Can I walk home?en
       
    • Could you copy it?en
       
    • By how much?en
       
 
 
 
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Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
Ashlee
Good afternoon. I'm interested in your apartment. Is it still available for rent?en
You
Yes, the apartment is still available. en
Great. Could you tell me a little bit about it? en
It's a two bedroom, partially furnished apartment with one parking space. en
How much is the rent and does it include utilities?en
It's 740 dollars a month including gas and water. Electricity is separate. The security deposit is 1480 dollars. en
Are pets allowed? I have two small cats.en
Cats and smaller pets are allowed, but there is an extra security deposit of 400 dollars in case of damage. en
That is no problem. Does the apartment have a balcony?en
Yes, it has one east facing balcony and it's on the second floor. en
This all sounds great. Could I come by and look at it today? Maybe around 5pm?en
Of course. May I have your name, please? en
It's Ashlee Jones. en
Alright Ashlee, I will see you at 5pm. en
Speak your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Record your answers to the dialog (when it's your turn). Then replay your recording and compare each recorded part to the original.
You
Good afternoon. I'm interested in your apartment. Is it still available for rent? en
Landlord
Yes, the apartment is still available.en
Great. Could you tell me a little bit about it? en
It's a two bedroom, partially furnished apartment with one parking space.en
How much is the rent and does it include utilities? en
It's 740 dollars a month including gas and water. Electricity is separate. The security deposit is 1480 dollars.en
Are pets allowed? I have two small cats. en
Cats and smaller pets are allowed, but there is an extra security deposit of 400 dollars in case of damage.en
That is no problem. Does the apartment have a balcony? en
Yes, it has one east facing balcony and it's on the second floor.en
This all sounds great. Could I come by and look at it today? Maybe around 5pm? en
Of course. May I have your name, please?en
It's Ashlee Jones. en
Alright Ashlee, I will see you at 5pm.en
 
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