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Episode 35 - Transcript
They arrive at DAVID’s house

SARAH
Where did you say it was?

STEVE
This is it. Barker Street. We’re looking for number 57.
The car pulls up outside the house.

ANNE
What am I gunna say to him?

SARAH
It’ll be fine. He’s your brother.

STEVE
So. Who’s going to knock?

ANNE
I guess I will. I’m so nervous.

SARAH
Don’t worry. We’ll be here.
ANNE walks up to the front door and knocks. A WOMAN (ROSE) comes to the front door.

ROSE
Hello.

ANNE
Hello. I wonder… er, I’m sorry to bother you. I’m looking for…it’s very hard to explain.

ROSE
Perhaps my partner can help you. David!
ANNE is shocked. DAVID comes to the door and recognises his sister.

DAVID
Anne!

ANNE
David!

DAVID
It’s so good to see you. I’m so ashamed. I’ve been so selfish.

ANNE
I’m so glad you’re alright. I’ve been so worried.
ROSE is looking confused and a little worried.

DAVID
Rose – this is my sister Anne.

ROSE
Your sister!

DAVID
Anne – this is my er… girlfriend, Rose..

ROSE
You’d better come in.

Episode 35 - Notes


1. INTRODUCTIONS
  David had to introduce his sister to his partner.
First he introduces his sister to Rose.
Listen.
DAVID
Rose – this is my sister Anne.
  Then he introduces Rose to Anne.
DAVID
Anne – this is my er... girlfriend, Rose...
When you introduce someone, you say something about them - whether they are your sister or your boss, or whatever seems to be important.
Jim - this is our receptionist, Sue.
 
more information: Introductions - Episode 1
   
2. ASKING FOR HELP
To ask for help we say:
Hello. I wonder if you could help me
or
Hello. I’m sorry to bother you.
ANNE
Hello. I wonder… er, I’m sorry to bother you. I’m looking for…it’s very hard to explain.
   
3. I HAVE BEEN

We say I have been or I’ve been to talk about something that has happened for a period of time.
I have been studying English for a year.
I’ve been driving since I was sixteen.

Listen to Anne and David talk about their feelings in the period of time when they were apart.
DAVID
It’s so good to see you. I’m so ashamed. I’ve been so selfish.
   
ANNE
I’m so glad you’re alright. I’ve been so worried.
   
4. FEELINGS AND EMOTIONS
AngryShe is angry.
She feels anger.
HappyShe is happy.
She is showing her happiness.
AnxiousShe is anxious.
You can see her anxiety.
She looks worried.
SadShe is sad.
Her face shows her sadness.
 
   
5. YOU'D BETTER
A common way of saying 'the best thing to do is...' is you’d better.
You’d better finish that essay.
You’d better feed the cat.

ROSE
You’d better come in.
   

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