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LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

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It's late at night. Barbara and Harry Sallis are at home and someone rings the bell. The mood here is that of SUSPICION.

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Barbara:
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Oh, Mary and Edward ... but it is a bit late. Why didn't you call earlier?
I missed a train, then a bus.
Really. That was a bit careless, wasn't it? Well,
I suppose you'd better come in. I'm Harry Sallis. And this is my wife, Barbara.
Well, what's your name?
Bridges. John Bridges.
And you know Mary and Edward?
Yes, very well. I've known them for years. They said as I was in this part of the country ...
Sit down.
I'm sorry it's so late. It's really inexcusable.
And how are Mary and Edward?
Oh, very well. They sent you their best wishes.

GLOSSARY
a bit late
: a little late, somewhat late
careless
: thoughtless, without proper consideration
country
: countryside, rural area
sent you their best wishes: sent you their compliments

ACTIVITY

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

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Why didn't the visitor call earlier?

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Who are Mary and Edward Rolls?

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