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I'm Reading the Real Estate Section of the Newspaper


NDE Join Us on VOA

New Dynamic English, NDE 9D-4

Saly: Lao Opening

NDE Opening

Question of the Week (answer): What can’t you buy?

Larry: Question of the Week!

Saly: Explanations about this "Questions of the Week"

What can’t you buy?

a magazine Lao translation

UPBEAT MUSIC

Max: Well, Kathy, it’s Question of the Week time again.

Are you ready?

Kathy: I certainly am!

Max: Okay, Kathy.

This week, I’m going to talk about some places and ask you what you can’t buy there.

Kathy: Sounds like fun!

Max: All right...first question: What can’t you buy at a fast food restaurant?

Hamburgers..., stamps... or French fries?

Kathy: What can’t I buy at a fast food restaurant...a hamburger, stamps or French fries?

Well, of course, I can’t buy stamps at a fast food restaurant.

Max: Excellent answer, Kathy.

You can’t buy stamps at a fast food restaurant.

You buy stamps at a post office.

Okay, second question: What can’t you buy at a post office: stamps, envelopes or shirts?

Kathy: At a post office? Stamps...., envelopes.... or shirts?

Shirts! I can’t buy a shirt at a post office!

Max: Great, Kathy! You can’t buy shirts at a post office.

Question number three: What can’t you buy at a clothing store: shirts, French fries or dresses?

Kathy: At a clothing store? Shirts, French fries, or dresses?

Everyone knows you can’t buy French fries at a clothing store.

Max: Are you sure about that, Kathy?

Kathy: Of course, I’m sure!

Max: Well, you’re right again, Kathy. You can’t buy French fries at a clothing store.

Once again, you’ve done very well.

Kathy: Thanks, Max. I had fun.

MUSIC

Larry: A Question for You

Saly: A Question for You in Lao.

Max: Now here’s a question for you.

Larry: Listen for the bell, then say your answer.

Saly: Instructions in Lao

Max: In your country, do people like to travel in motorhomes?

(ding)

(pause for answer)

Max: Unh hunh. Okay!

MUSIC

Saly: Brief explanations in Lao about the following part.

Story Interlude: Househunting

Larry: OK... and we’re off the air.

SFX: show ending sounds and music, followed by newspaper rustling

Kathy: (VO) Hmmm…….Oh, wow.

Max: What are you reading, Kathy?

Kathy: I’m reading the Real Estate section of the newspaper.

I’m looking at the houses for sale.

Max: You’re thinking about buying a house?

Kathy: Well, sort of.

Right now I’m just looking.

Max: See anything interesting?

Kathy: Yes, here’s a beautiful house.

It’s my dream home.

Look at this picture!

Max: Mmm, yes. That’s a beautiful old home.

Four bedrooms. And it’s close to Washington.

It’s probably expensive.

Kathy: Yes. Look at the price.

Max: (surprised) Wow. That is expensive!

Kathy: Yes. It really is just a dream.

Saly: Overview about this story interlude

SFX: Elizabeth entering

Saly:

Eliz: Hi, Max, Kathy. Hello, Larry....

(pause)

Saly: Lao Closing.

NDE Closing

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.

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