A New Life in Mosquito City – Part 18 – I am going to try and get a job

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Mark: OK. There is the Mosquito Herald. I have just finished reading The Mosquito Herald. There is the building. Well! The Mosquito Herald! There is a sign in the window. It says: “journalist wanted”. They want a journalist. They need a journalist. I used to work on the college newspaper and I have written a couple of articles on the internet. I am going to try and get a job.
(Knocking)
The Man in the Newspaper Office: Come in.
Mark: Hello.
The Man in the Newspaper Office: Hello. How are you doing?
Mark: Good thanks. How are you?
The Man in the Newspaper Office: Very well thank you.
Mark: Good. I was just walking by and I saw the sign in the window: “journalist wanted”.
The Man in the Newspaper Office: Yeah, that is right.
Mark: Are you still looking for somebody?
The Man in the Newspaper Office: Yes, we are.
Mark: Well, I don’t have a lot of experience but I worked on the college paper when I was a student and I have written a couple of things on the internet.
The Man in the Newspaper Office: What did you write on the internet?
Mark: I just wrote a couple of articles. One was about a village that I used to live in.
The Man in the Newspaper Office: Traditional village?
Mark
: Yeah.
The Man in the Newspaper Office: Where was the village?
Mark: In Thailand.
The Man in the Newspaper Office: Oh Thailand. That is very interesting.
Mark: And another one was about a trip that I did in Australia.
The Man in the Newspaper Office: Mm. Where was it? Did you go into the desert or?
Mark: Yeah. Through the desert. Yeah.
The Man in the Newspaper Office: That sounds fascinating. So you have a bit of experience. So yes, why not?
Mark: Ok. So, I have got the job?
The Man in the Newspaper Office: You have got the job.
Mark: How much is the pay?
The Man in the Newspaper Office: Well the pay is pretty good actually. It is about..Gosh..Well the starting fee is twelve thousand dollars every month.
Mark: Twelve thousand dollars a month! Wow! This Mosquito City is a really good place. Free food. Free hotel. Friendly people. Twelve thousand dollars a month! Great! What is your name?
Frank: Frank.
Mark: Nice to meet you, Frank!
Frank: What is your name again?
Mark: Mark.
Frank: Hi Mark. How are you doing? Welcome. Welcome to the team.
Mark: Wow! This is great. This is great! Good stuff!