023 post office Words Post office parcel letter send stamps airmail surface mail registered mail envelop counter philately postman/woman deliver(y) letterbox queue Phrases Sendparcel Seal an envelop Weighparcel Checkweight Pay postage Surface mail Registered parcel Welfare benefits
Beginner A: I’d likesend this parcelAustralia. B: certainly. Could you put itthe scales, socan checkweight? A; sure. It’s not very heavy. B: that’s 850 grams. The coasts dependshow you would likesend it. A:see. What areoptions?suppose airmailfastermore expensive than surface mail. B: that’s right. Sendingby airmail will cost twelve dollarssendingby surface mail will cost eight dollars. A; how long willtakeget there? B: airmail should take four or five dayssurface mail should take about two weeks. A:that case, I’ll sendby airmail. I’d likesendasregistered parcel. B: no problem. That’s one dollar extra. A: no problem. There’s thirteen dollars. B: there’s you receipt. Goodbye.
Intermediate A; post office offer lotsservices nowadays, don’t they? Years age, you only really usedpost officesend mail, save money,send or collect money. B: nowadays, they offer so many services, you hardly know which onechoose. Take mailingexample. Do you send something first class or second class or do you use EMS? A:save moneya post office saving account. There usedbe just one kindaccount, but now there are several. They each have different conditionsinterest rates. B; you can buy things at post office that were never sold there before. You can buy sweetschocolates, newspapers ,birthdayChristmas cards….. A: post offices are stillplacegocollect welfare benefits, like unemployment benefitchild support benefit. The queue are very longthe days when people collect those payment. B: my son likes goingthe main post office. They havephilately counter where he can buy stampshis collection. A: do you think thatservice at post offices has improved? B;think it’s bettersome things, like sendingreceiving money, but if you needpost somethingsometimes takes longer thanused to. A:like being ablebuy newspapersmagazines atpost office. It means thatdon’t needgotwo places