Travel Clinic

Part 1 Nurse: Next, please. Philip: Hi. I’m scheduled to take a trip to East Asia and the Indian subcontinent later this year and am wondering what jabs I need. Nurse: OK, let me have a look. Recommended inoculations for south-east Asia are typhoid, dengue fever, and malaria. As for…
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Visa and Immigration

Part 1 Dave: Hi, I’d like to apply for a visa. Consulate Worker: OK. Have you filled out one of the V-1 forms and brought two passport photos? Dave: Yes, yes, everything is here. And $25 for the visa processing fee Consulate Worker: Ok, let me have a look. What…
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Shopping for Electronics

Part 1 Sales Assistant: Good afternoon, sir. Can I be of assistance? Dave: Yeah, I’m looking for a new phone; it seems my current one is kaput. Sales Assistant: OK. What sort of price range are you looking at? And any particular make or model? Dave: Something between 50 and…
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At the Bank

Part 1 Teller: Next, please. Philip: Hi. I’m wondering if I could wire some money to a friend of mine. Teller: Do you have an account with us? Philip: Yes. Here’s my card. Oh, and here’s the recipient’s details. He’s in Nigeria. Teller: OK. Can I get you to fill…
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Job Responsibilities

Part 1 Interviewer: So, Anna, thank you for coming in today. Anna: No problem. I’m very happy to be here. Interviewer: So, shall we start? As you know we are looking for a new HR Manager and, from looking at your resume, we think you might fit the bill. Anna:…
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At the Vets

Part 1 Vet: Hi there Dave. What seems to be the problem with CoCo? Dave: Recently she hasn’t been herself. She seems lethargic, and has lost her appetite. Vet: Ok. Put her on the table and let me have a look at her. (inspecting Coco) How long has she been…
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Favourite TV and Movie Genres

Part 1 Dave: Fancy watching a film? Samantha: Sure, why not. Dave: Ok. What are you in the mood for? Action? Comedy? Horror? A terrible, girly rom-com? Samantha: How about something older? You know, I haven't got around to watching ‘Casablanca’ yet. Dave: You’ve never seen Casablanca? Really? What have…
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Haggling

Part 1 Philip: Hi there. How much is that X-files boxset? Vendor: It’s £90, but I’ll give it to you for 85. Philip: You couldn’t make it a bit cheaper, could you? Vendor: How about 80? Philip: I’ll give you 60. Vendor: 60? You’ve got to be joking. Are you…
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