VOA Station ID
New Dynamic English NDE 8D - 4
Saly: Explanations in Lao
Max: Ready for Question Number Two?
Max: All right.
Larry: Lauren is going to write a letter.
She has an envelope.
She has a pen.
She even has a stamp.
What else does she need?
Kathy: Oh…this is easy!
She has an envelope, a pen and a stamp, so she needs... paper!
She needs paper to write the letter!
Max: Right again, Kathy!
She needs paper.
Larry: Andy is going to make tea.
He has a teapot.
He has hot water.
He has a teacup.
What else does he need?
Kathy: A teapot, hot water and a teacup?
Well, he needs tea, of course!
Max: Of course, he needs tea!
Without tea, it would just be hot water.
Well, Kathy, you did very well.
Kathy: Thank you, Max.
I enjoyed the questions.
Larry: A Question for You
Max: Now here’s a question for you.
Larry: Listen for the bell, then say your answer.
Saly: Instructions in Lao.
Max: What are the causes of pollution in your country?
(pause for answer)
Max: Ah, very interesting.
Saly: Introduction to the following story interlude in Lao
Larry: OK... and we’re off the air. Good show.
SFX: package/bag opening
Max: Well, excuse me while I change my shoes.
Kathy: Change your shoes?
Max: Yes, these are my new walking shoes. Like them?
Kathy: Oh, they’re very nice.
So you’re going for a walk?
Max: Yes, my doctor suggested that I take a walk every day.
Kathy: Your doctor. That’s interesting.
My doctor never said anything to me about walking.
Max: Well, I went for a checkup recently.
My doctor said my blood pressure was a little high.
He told me I needed to get more exercise.
So I think I’ll take a walk every afternoon.
Kathy: Walking. That sounds nice.
The weather is good today.
You know, now that you mention it, I see a lot of people out walking after lunch.
Max: Well, I’m off.
I’ll be back in a little while.
Kathy: See you later, Max.
SFX: Elizabeth entering
Eliz: Hi, Kathy.
Saly: Overview of the story interlude with explanations of some words
and expressions in Lao
Kathy: Well, our time is up. So until next time...
This is Kathy.
Max: And this is Max.
Kathy: Good luck in your English studies!
Kathy and Max: Good-bye.
MUSIC up and then fade