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LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

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Barbara and Harry Sallis are at last installed in their new house.
The mood this time is one of RELIEF that all the difficulties are over.

Barbara:
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Plumber:
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Harry:
Plumber:
Harry:
Plumber:-
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Yes. But the good thing about worrying is how good you feel when everything goes smoothly after all. That must be the plumber. Yes? Is everything all right?
Well, most of the pipes are sound. But it's lucky you didn't put the water on.
Oh. I meant to, but I forgot.
Well, it's fortunate you did forget!!
How do you mean?
The water-tank's like a piece of Swiss cheese, full of holes. As if the mice had got at it.

GLOSSARY
plumber
: workman who fits and repairs pipes
sound
: in good condition
tank
: container for liquid
mice: rodents (singular: mouse)
to get at: to reach

 

ACTIVITY

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

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What has the plumber been doing?

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What did Harry forget to do?

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Are the pipes leaking?

7.

What is wrong with the water-tank?

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