Nurse Story – Full Transcript

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1. THE NEW JOB (be verbs)

Alec: A young woman is at a big hospital.
Mark: Uh-huh
Alec: She is a nurse.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: What colour is her uniform?
Mark: Her uniform is pink. No. No. It is white. It is white. It is not pink. It is white.
Alec: What colour are her shoes?
Mark: Her shoes are blue.
Alec: The nurse is tired.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: Is she hungry?
Mark: Yes, she is. She is very hungry.
Alec: She looks at her watch.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: Is it an expensive watch?
Mark: No, it is not. It is a cheap one.
Alec: It is night.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: What time is it?
Mark: It is eleven pm. Eleven seventeen.
Alec: The nurse goes into a room.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: There are eight patients in the room.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: The nurse looks at the patients.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She sees an old woman.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: The woman is a patient.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She is very old.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: How old is she?
Mark: She is eighty-seven.
Alec: Is her hair white?
Mark: Yes it is. She has a little hair and it is white but she is almost bald.
Alec: The old woman is sad.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec:The young nurse talks to the old woman.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: The old woman likes the young nurse.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She feels better.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She feels happy.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: The old woman talks about her family.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: Is her husband still alive?
Mark: No, he is not. He has passed on. He is dead.
Alec: The young nurse is a new nurse.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: This is her new job.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: It is her first job.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She looks at her watch again.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: It is late.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She goes home.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: The young nurse lives in a small apartment.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: Is it on the fourth floor?
Mark: No, it is not. It is on the fifth floor.
Alec: She lives with a friend.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: The friend is not home.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: The young nurse goes into the kitchen.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She looks in the fridge.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: What colour is the fridge?
Mark: The fridge is green.
Alec: Is it big?
Mark: No, it is not. It is average.
Alec: What brand is it?
Mark: It is a sanyo.
Alec: There are some eggs in the fridge.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: The young nurse cooks an omelette.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She eats it.
Mark: U-huh.
Alec: Is it good?
Mark: Yes, it is. it is very good.
Alec: She makes tea.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: What kind of tea is it?
Mark: It is green tea. Japanese green tea.
Alec: She drinks it.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: Is it nice?
Mark: Yes, it is. it is delicious. Hot and delicious.
Alec: The nurse goes to the bathroom.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She takes off her clothes.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She takes a shower.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: Is the water hot?
Mark: Yes, it is. It is very hot.
Alec: After she takes a shower, she dries herself then she puts on her pajamas.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: Are they green?
Mark: No, they are not. They are white.
Alec: Are they warm?
Mark: Yes, they are. They are very warm. Thick and warm.
Alec: The nurse looks in the mirror.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: Is it a big mirror?
Mark: No, it is not. It is a small mirror.
Alec: She looks at her face.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She looks at her skin.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: Her skin is not clear.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She has pimples.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: What colour are her pimples?
Mark: Her pimples are red and yellow.
Alec: She is not pretty.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She does not have a boyfriend.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec
: She is not happy.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She is lonely.
Mark: M-hm.
Alec: The nurse goes to bed.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: Is her bed big?
Mark: No, it is not. It is small.
Alec: There is a computer in her bedroom.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: Is it a Macintosh?
Mark: Yes, it is.
Alec: The nurse thinks about her life.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She thinks about the old lady.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She goes to sleep.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She dreams.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: Is it a good dream?
Mark: In the beginning it is not good but later it is good.
Alec: What is it about?
Mark: It is about flying through the sky. She is afraid and she is flying but then she lands in a beautiful place and she lies down in the grass. The sun is shining. She can feel the wind. She can hear the river. Then she wakes up.
Alec: The next morning, it is a holiday.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: The nurse goes shopping.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She goes into a big department store.
Mark: M-Hm.
Alec: What is the name of the department store?
Mark: The name of the Department Store is “Brother Love’s Traveling Department Store”.
Alec: Is it expensive?
Mark: No, it is not. It is reasonably priced.
Alec: The nurse goes to the clothing section.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She tries on a new dress.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: Is it a short dress or a long dress?
Mark: It is a short dress. It is a very short dress. In fact it is too short. She shouldn’t wear a short dress like that. It is too much. She has beautiful legs and a short dress like that is too much. It distracts everybody.
Alec: How much is it?
Mark: It is three thousand yen.
Alec: What colour is it?
Mark: It is denim.
Alec: The nurse buys the dress.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: Outside in the street, the nurse sees a young guy.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: He is very handsome.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: She looks at him but he does not look at her.
Mark: Uh-huh.
Alec: How old is he?
Mark: He is twenty-seven.
Alec: Is he intelligent?
Mark: He is not intelligent and he is not stupid. He is average.
Alec: Is he a nice guy?
Mark: I don’t know. Maybe he is a nice guy. Maybe he is not. I hope he is a nice guy.
Alec: Is he interesting?
Mark: Yes, he is. Everybody is interesting.
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