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Beginner A: good morning.understand that you’ve gotproblem with your washing machine. I’m fromrepair company. B: excellent. Comeplease. The washing machineinbathroom upstairs. It keeps breaking down. A; when didfirst break down? A: about ten days ago. I’ve triedusesince then. Sometimesworkssometimesdoesn’t. it’s very frustrating. B:it still under warranty. If itandcan’t fix it,would be quickereasierexchangefornew one. A: yes, it’s still under warranty. Overlast few weeks, it’s also been makinghigh-pitch noise when it’suse. a: ok. I’ll start by looking atmotor. I’ll just unplugand takelook insidemachine…..oh, yes. There’sproblem. It’s quite simple. I’ll sortouta few minutes. b: what’s wrong with it? A: partthe motorloose.can putbackplace quite easily. B: that’s great. Thanks very much. Would you likecuptea or coffee?
Intermediate A: so, you friend’s getting marriedSaturday. What have you bought her aswedding gift.findso hardchooseright gift. B: my friendher fiancé hadreally good idea. They have cut out pictures from cataloguespasted thema notebook. The picture arethings they want. People sign their name byitem they will buy. A; that’s clever! Then everyone knows that they are buying somethingcouple really wantthere’s no chancetwo people buyingsame gift. What things werethe notebook? B: mostthe things were household appliance. You know, everything from an iron throughvacuum cleanera cooker.think it’s an excellent wayeveryone who knowscouplehelp them set up home. A: so , what did you get them? B:boughtsewing machine.know that my friend likes making her own clothes, but her current sewing machinequite oldhas some problems. A: what’s wrong with is? B: she says that after several yearsuse, it’s not working properly. When she uses it,makesfunny noise. A: household appliance don’t seemlast forlong time nowadays. B:think it’s becausemanufactures are constantly bringing out new models. Because they know that we will buynew models,appliances don’t needlast more than five or ten years at most