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Friend in Town

Date: Jun 09 2004

Intro

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So you know your town like the back of your hand right? You can find anything at any hour of the day and you know you live in the coolest place in the world right? What do you do when you have a visitor? Where would you take someone who had never set foot in (insert your town here)?
What I like to do is get advice from other people so that I can get a better picture of what people are doing. Listen to Beth and Stephanie as they chat about things to do in their city.

Dialog

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Beth

Beth

Stephanie

Stephanie

Stephanie:  So Beth, I have some friends coming in from out of town. What would you recommend I do with them?

Beth:  Well there’s always the art museum which is fun. And since the weather’s nice there are lot’s of things you can do outdoors, like going to the park or maybe going to the Rose Garden.

Stephanie:  Are the roses in bloom this time of year?

Beth:  Oh yeah, they’re beautiful! This is the best time to go.

Stephanie:  Cool, what about at night? Are there any things fun to do at night for them?

Beth:  Well there are lots of restaurants and neat cafes downtown and all kinds of venues to see bands.

Stephanie:  That sounds like fun!

 

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Discussion

Do you ever have visitors from out of town? How often do people come to visit you? If I were coming to visit you where you live, where would you tell me to go?
TTFN!
Steph

 

Comments

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ece ece

Turkey

HELLO

11:03 AM Sep 13 2009 |

Van Phi Ha

Viet Nam

yes, my friends who are living out of town often visit me every summer holiday. We often go to the DamSen park. That is a beautiful place. There are a lot of  fun games. Besides, we also have a big party at my house. if you coming to visit me, i will have unexpected things for you.

11:20 PM Sep 07 2009 |

woainitm44

China

Hello

06:59 PM Sep 06 2009 |

tigerfox53

Egypt

hi

 

01:11 PM Sep 04 2009 |

Marinessa

Marinessa

Ukraine

Hi there! I'm from Ukraine…here we've got many nice places where we can go!!!!!!!

07:04 AM Sep 01 2009 |

eyadhusban

Jordan

hi to all my friends I am from jordan it's very beatful country and the most traditional meal in jordan is mansaf you must try it.

thanks all

02:18 PM Aug 29 2009 |

MLL

MLL

Tajikistan

I live in Dushanbe,Tajikistan.
There many best places.
the nature of Tajikistan is very best.
Come here, to Tajikistan. I’ll meet you and we will show you my country.

07:57 AM Aug 28 2009 |

MLL

MLL

Tajikistan

I live in Dushanbe,Tajikistan.
There many best places.
the nature of Tajikistan is very best.
Come here, to Tajikistan. I’ll meet you and we will show you my country.

07:57 AM Aug 28 2009 |

MLL

MLL

Tajikistan

I live in Dushanbe,Tajikistan.
There many best places.
the nature of Tajikistan is very best.
Come here, to Tajikistan. I’ll meet you and we will show you my country.

07:54 AM Aug 28 2009 |

Werus023

Werus023

Poland

GDAŃSK- the best place to live .

haa . Cool

04:16 AM Aug 23 2009 |

AXIMOON

AXIMOON

China

i expected to go  your  town

05:42 PM Aug 21 2009 |

jackielone

Italy

If I had friends visiting from out of town, I would take them to the amazing beaches we have here!

08:27 AM Aug 14 2009 |

MARIAEU

MARIAEU

Mexico

In MEXICO, WE HAVE INTERESTING PLACES, BUT MY FAVORITE IS MEXICO CITY, YOU SHOULD VISIT THE FINE ARTS PALACE  IS THE MOST BEAUTIFUL BUILDING FOR ME

03:09 PM Aug 07 2009 |

modymark

Philippines

Yeah! I could show you around especially the nice spots to visit here in my city…lol

05:03 AM Aug 05 2009 |

abosalahaddine

Algeria

when our bosome friends come we should first eat something at home.t is indesirable to eat out home because if you really like your friends .let them share you your dinner or your breakfast at home.
then.we may stay at home gassping about different subjects. especially your own news.
then going to the town introducing your friends to other people and so on.
if your friends come with their wives .it is better to let women with each other.not to walkong in the street togather.

10:39 AM Jul 30 2009 |

Tarek.Teet

Egypt

Hopefully, Where i Live  We Have Lots Of Things To Do, For Example 1- Pyramids – Sphinx 2- Musem 3- Diving in the Red Sea ..Etc 

12:09 AM Jul 26 2009 |

MARIAEU

MARIAEU

Mexico

i have a question: green sentences are right answers?

04:33 PM Jul 17 2009 |

almoux

Morocco

meaning of the word bloom

05:57 PM Jul 16 2009 |

abdicm

Somalia

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A stock dealer reacts in front of German stock index (DAX) display at Stock exchange in Frankfurt, 21 Jan 2008

Stock prices dropped sharply in Europe, Asia and Latin America Monday, as fears of economic problems in the United States caused some of the biggest single-day losses in years.

The head of the International Monetary Fund called the situation "serious," and said all countries in the developed world are suffering from the slowdown in growth in the United States.

Losses of between three and seven percent were recorded in major markets in India, China, Brazil, Argentina, Britain, France, Mexico, Germany and Canada.

U.S. stocks have dropped in recent weeks over worries about tightening credit, high levels of consumer debt, soaring oil prices, and sinking real estate markets.

President Bush has proposed a $145 billion stimulus plan to prevent a recession. But IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn said falling foreign markets are evidence that investors are skeptical about the plan's potential for success.

The proposed stimulus package announced last week would lower taxes to encourage consumer spending to try to prevent a recession—defined as a broad decline in a nation's economy over a period of at least six months.

U.S. markets are closed for a national holiday Monday, but stock futures trading indicates further losses are expected when markets reopen Tuesday.

02:02 PM Jan 21 2008 |

abdicm

Somalia

KissYellCool

02:00 PM Jan 21 2008 |

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