Listenings y Conversaciones :: Advanced

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

Click on PLAY
to listen 

Barbara and Harry Sallis have the impression that they have been sold the wrong house. Here, they are trying to straighten out the situation with the estate agent. The mood is ANGER.

Mr. Maddox:
Barbara:
Harry:
Mr. Maddox:
-
-
Harry:
Mr. Maddox:
-
-

Barbara:
Harry:
Mr. Maddox:
-
--

Harry:

Well, of all the nerve!!
Look!! Don't try any nonsense with us!!
We've just about had enough!!
Enough of what? You haven't even told me what's happened!! You just come here and start shouting your heads off!!
Shouting our heads off!! How dare you!!
Look here!! You've got nothing to complain about. We're offering you a lovely house at a very good price.
Lovely? Are you being funny?
Murderers. Pirates.
Murderers!! Pirates!! This is really going too far!! Have you gone off your head? I'll have you know that that is defamation.
I don't care what it is ...

GLOSSARY
Well, of all the nerve!!
: What impertinence!!
to shout one's head off: to shout very loudly
How dare you!!: You have absolutely no right to behave like that!!
Look here!!: I'm going to be frank with you 
to complain: to say that one is not satisfied with something

Are you being funny?: Are you trying to make a fool of me?
This is really going too far!!: This is really too much!!
to go off one's head: to go mad
to defame: to say bad things about

 

 

ACTIVITY

ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS ABOUT THIS PART OF THE DIALOGUE AND CHECK HERE YOUR ANSWERS. 

4.

Did Barbara think Mr. Maddox had made a mistake with the addresses?

5.

Did Mr. Maddox think the price of their house was high or low?

6.

What did Mr. Maddox accuse the Sallises of?

Click HERE to listen to PART III of this dialogue.

 
 

om personal english    |    índice de prácticas om audio