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STEP 3

 

Now listen again to this conversation while you check the transcription.

SUSAN:

Now tell me, when we met on the street what did you want from me?

JULES:

Er ... the first thing I wanted, really, the first thing that came into my mind is, I wonder if she'll give me a dollar so I can buy a bottle of wine. That was the first thing.

SUSAN:

And then?

JULES:

And I was a little cold, and I wasn't hungry, because these people in the church here where we are at right now. ahm, we had, er, the hundred twenty-eight street, and, er, the Roman Catholic church and they're so nice people here. They feed you. So I would have really been lying to you to tell you that I was hungry. I don't have a place to stay, I ...

SUSAN:

Why's that?

JULES:

Because, er ... I, did, er ... eight years in, er ... prison.

SUSAN:

What for?

 

JULES:

For armed robbery. I didn't hurt anybody. In fact it wasn't really armed robbery, they call it simulatin' a weapon. You know, I had my hand in my pocket, but that was in the 70s. I wouldn't even take the chance to do that now, I would be scared.

SUSAN:

Tell me about a typical day in your life.

JULES:

A typical day in my life? A good day? A good day?

SUSAN:

A good day and a bad day.

JULES:

Well, a good day was when I was 18 and I was married and I had a wife and a baby. That was a nice time for me then. A bad day in my life I think was, not, not the prison, because I survived the prison, it was when I came out and my mother rejected me. That was a bad day in my life.

SUSAN:

How do you see your future?

JULES:

I don't see none. I think I'm ... sister, I'm gonna tell you somethin', and you're a beautiful lady with pretty eyes. I don't see no future right now. I really don't ...

 

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