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CAP.

25 Concediul Hoii'days 25

in acest capitol s vorbii despre planurile dvs de vacan.

DIALOGURI DIALOGUES

Dialogue 1 Peter Fuller (PF), Henry Gill (HG)

PF: Mergi n concediu n acest PF: Are you going on a holiday this
year?
HG: Da, voi merge n Franja. HG: Yes, I'm going to France.
PF: Vei sta la hotel? PF: Are you going to stay in a hotel?
HG; Nu, vom lua o rulot. HG: No, we're going to take the
caravan.
PF: Asta e o idee bun. Vei sta n PF: That's a good idea. Are you going
nord? Ori mergei n sud? to stay in the North? Or go South?
HG: Dac vremea va fi bun vom HG: If the weather's good, we're going
sta n Bretagne. Dar dac nu to stay in Brittany. But if it's not,
va fi, vom merge pe Coasta de we're going to go to the Cote
Azur. d'Azur.
PF: Bine, sper s o vreme PF: Well, I hope you have a good time.

HG: Mulumesc. Les vacances, les HG: Thanks. Les vacances, les vacan-
vacances! ces!
PF: Ei, da. PF: Er, yes.
TO VERB este cu ajutorul creia se exprim
I AM TO STAY A
ARE YOU TO STAY A HOTEI?
YES, AM/NO, NOT
IF THE WEATHER GOOD, WE'RE
o condiie

Dialogue 2 Anne Bardy (AB), Travel Agent (TA)

TA: Bun ziua. TA: Good afternoon.


AB: Bun ziua. AB. Good afternoon.
TA: V pot ajuta? TA: Can I help you?
AB: Da, s merg la Paris. AB: Yes, I want to go to Paris.
TA: Da, doamn. Pentru timp? TA: Yes, madam. For how long?
AB: A, numai pentru zile. AB: Oh, just for a few days.
TA: Mergei cu trenul i cu vehicul TA: Are you going by train and
cu pern de aer? Ori mergei hovercraft? Or are you going to
cu avionul? fly?
Concediul Holidays UNIT 25

AB: Ei bine, dac nu este prea AB: Well, if it's not too expensive, I'm
scump, voi merge cu avionul. going to fly.
TA: Da, doamn, cltoria dus- TA: Yes, madam. The return fare to
la Paris cu avionul cost Paris by air is
lire.
AB: Ct cost cu trenul i cu AB: What does it cost by trains and
cu pern de aer? hovercraft?
TA: Cu trenul i cu vehicolul cu TA: By train and hovercraft it costs
pern de aer cost aproximativ about E 70.
70 lire.
AB: Atunci voi merge cu trenul. AB: I'll go by train then.
TA: Da, doamn. Cltorie plcut. TA: Yes, madam. I hope you have a
good journey.
AB: Mulumesc. AB: Thank you.

CUM SE SPUNE HOW TO SAY


1. Cum se ntreab n legtur cu proiectele.
How to about

Dvs s stai acas


El s stea n Romnia anul acesta?
intenioneaz
Ea s mergei n sud
s mearg la Exter
s jucai fotbal
s joace tenis

at home
Are you stay
in Romania
this year?
going to south
he to Exter
tomorrow?
she play football
tennis

avei are
Ce facei? What
are el intenia s is he going to do?
fac?
ea she
CAP. 25 Concediul Holidays UNIT

Eu I s stm acas stay at home


intenioneaz mergem go to France
s Frana
play tennis
Ea intenionm s jucm tenis
visit friends
Noi vizitm
prieteni

vremea este bun intenionez


Dac
este prea cald s merg
scump n Frana

the weather is good I'm going


If It's not too hot to go
expensive to France

EXERCISE 1
lat mijloace de transport: Here are some means of travelling:
a merge cu avionul go by plane
trenul train
vaporul boat
maina car
Urmeaz s vizitai aceste locuri. You are going to visit these
Urmeaz s cltorii cu mijloacele places. You are going to travel by
de transport de mai jos. the transport given below.
Example: London plane
Anul viitor intenionez s vizitez Next year I'm going to visit Lon
Londra. don.
Intenionez s merg cu avionul. I'm going to travel by plane.
Acum este rndul dvs.
Now it's your turn.
London plane 5. Vienna train
2. boat 6. Bornholm
3. Paris car 7. Copenhagen train
4. Rome car 8. Cairo plane.
CAP. 25 Concediul Holidays UNIT 25

EXERCISE 2
Ascultai dialogul de pe caset. Apoi Listen to the dialogue on the
discutai despre planurile dvs. n cassette. Then talk about your
legtur cu concediul. Rolul A este holiday plans. The cassette has a
nregistrat pe caset. n spaiile recording of the role A, with gaps
libere dvs. urmeaz s introducei for you to insert Role B.
rolul
Role A Role B.
Where are you going on holiday 2. Say where you are going.
this year?
(Unde mergei n concediu anul (Spunei unde mergei)
acesta?)
3. How long are you going to stay? 4. Say how long you intend to stay.
(Ct intenionai s stai?) (Spunei ct timp vei sta.)
5. Are you going atone? 6. Say who are going with.
(Mergei (Spunei cu cine mergei)
7. How are you going to travel? 8. Say how you intend to travel.
(Cum vei cltori?) (Spunei cum vei cltori)
9. What are you going to do when what you intend to do on
you are on holiday? holiday.
(Ce intenionai s facei n con (Spunei ce Intenionai s facei n
cediu?) concediu.)

Ascultai cu atenie to this


Pentru acest capitol caseta conine o scurt scenet de ascultat. Ascultai tot
textul de ori pn pe baza informaiilor obinute, vei putea rspunde
la ntrebri.
De ce snt nemulumii locuitorii din
Este Godiva de aceeai prere cu soul ei privina impozitelor?
Ce face Godiva la

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CAP. 26 Invitaii Invitations UNIT 26

n acest capitol nvai:


s despre o
s formulai o invitaie n mod politicos.

DIALOGURI DIALOGUES

Dialogue 1 Felicity (F), Winston (W)


F: 8762940? F: 8762940.
Alo, tu eti, Felicity? Hi! Is that Felicity?
F: Da. Bun, Winston. F: Yes. Hello, Winston.
W: Felicity, ce faci mine sear? W: Felicity, what are you doing tomor
row evening?
F: fi/line? S vd. Nimic. F: Tomorrow. Let me see. Nothing.
W: E un concert de muzic folk la W: There's a concert of folk music at
i-ar plcea s the Town Hall. Would you like to
mergi? go?
F: Ar fi frumos. Mulumesc foarte F: That would be lovely. Thanks very
mult. much.
W: Ne la 7,30. W: I'll meet you at 7.30,
F: Bine, unde? F; O.K. Where?
W: La intrarea n Town Hail. W: At the Town Hall entrance,
F: OK. La intrarea n Town Hali la F: O.K. At the Town Hall entrance at
7.30. Atept cu nerbdare. La 7.30. I'll look forward to that. Good
revedere. bye.
W: La revedere. Pe mine. W: Goodbye. See you tomorrow.

WHAT ARE YOU DOING TOMORROW EVENING? Ce faci mine


sear?
n englez se folosete foarte mult forma prezentului progresiv a
verbelor n unei n cadrul unui
program viitor.

2 Anne Bardy (AB), Constance (C)

AB: York AB: York


C: Alo, Anne, tu eti? C: Hi, there, Anne! Is that you?
AB: Cine e la telefon? AB: Who's that speaking?
C: Snt Constance. C: It's me, Constance.
AB: A, Constance, ce bine c te AB; Well, Constance, how nice to hear
aud. Unde eti? from you. Where are you?
CAP. 26 Invitations UNIT 26

C: Snt n York acum, cu Hugo. El C: I'm in York right now, with Hugo.
este aici cu afaceri. He's here business.
AB; E minunat. Ce mai facei? AB: That's marvellous. How are you
both?
C: Sntem bine. C: We're fine.
AB: Constance, ce faci mine AB: Constance, what are you doing
sear? tomorrow evening?
C: Mine? S vd. Nimic, de ce? C: Tomorrow? Let me see. Nothing.
Why?
AB: E un spectacol cu Hamlet" la AB: There's a ance of Hamlet"
teatrul i-ar plcea s at the Royal Would you
mergi? like to go?
C: Ar fi frumos. Mulumesc foarte C: That would be lovely. Thanks very
mult. much.
AB: Ne vedem mine la teatru la 7. AB: I'll meet you at the theatre at 7
o'clock.
C: Un moment. M tem c nu pot
C: Wait a minute. I'm afraid we can't
merge. M cu nite
go. I'm going to meet some friends
prieteni de-ai lui Hugo.
of Hugo's.
AB: O, este ntr-adevr pcat. Poate
AB: Well, that's a real pity. Some other
altdat.
time, perhaps.
C: Da, alt dat. Atunci, la
C: Yes, some other time. Good bye,
revedere.
then.
AB: La revedere.
C: Good bye.

CUM SE SPUNE HOW TO SAY IT


1. Cum se ntreab o persoan dac este liber s primeasc o invitaie.
How to ask if somebody is free to accept an invitation

Ce intenionai s facei mne?


Avei treab ast (de
Sntei ocupat la Ce avei de gnd?
Sntei liber de sptmn

What are you doing tomorrow?


doing anything this evening? Nothing
Are you busy at the week-end? What do you have in
free mind?

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CAP. 26 invitaii Invitations UNIT 26

2. Cum se exprim ce ai dori s facei.


to say you to do.

concert
Ar fi frumos
Este un film la Town V mulumesc foarte
cu Hamlet Hall mult

concert
There's a film at the Town That would be lovely.
Hall Thank you very much.

performance of Hamlet Theatre

3. Cum v exprimai cnd nu putei merge.


How to say you can't go.
ocupat
Mi-e team c indisponibil
am o ntlnire Ce pcat!
Poate
trebuie s merg la Bristol
nu pot s merg
s vin

busy.
I'm
not free. What a pity!
an engagement. Some other time per
I'm afraid have haps.
to go to Bristol.
go.
can't
come.

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CAP. 26 Invitaii UNIT 26

EXERCIII EXERCISES

EXERCISE 1
Snt trei puncte de plecare marcate There are three starting points,
cu un asterisc. Urmrii i with an Follow
vedei putei alctui. the arrows and see how many
conversations you can up.

*S mergem la o Da, hai. Cnd? Ce-ar fi disear?

*S mergem la
cinema?

Vai, nu, nu la *S ieim la un Mi-e team c nu


restaurant. snt

Mi-e team c snt Ce pcat.


ocupat() vineri. Ce-ar fi vineri?
Ce-ar fi smbt?

Ar fi frumos Da, e n regul.

Unde s ne La intrare

Poi s m iei? Cnd?

In fa la cinema. Cnd ne ntlnim?

I
In regul. La ce or? S spunem c
nainte de 8.

Atept cu
nerbdare.

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Invitaii Invitations UNIT

*Let's go to pub. Yes, let's. When? How about this


evening?

we go to a
cinema?

Oh, no, not to a pub! *Let's go out to I'm afraid I'm not
a restaurant. free.

I'm afraid I'm busy What a pity.


on Friday. How about
What
Saturday?

That would be lovely Yes, that's

Where shall we meet?i At the entrance.

Could you pick me up?

In front of the cinema. When shall we


meet?

O.K. What time? Let's just say


before 8

I'm looking
to that.

EXERCISE 2
Prietenul(na) dvs. v telefoneaz Your friend is telephoning to ask
pentru a v invita s Ceea ce you to go out. What your friend
spune el/ea e nregistrat pe caset. says is recorded on the cassette.
Ce What do you say?

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26 Invitaii Invitations UNIT 26

Prietenul: Ce faci mine sear? Your friend: What are you doing
tomorrow evening?
Dvs: You;
Prietenul: E un concert de muzic Your friend; There's a concert of folk
folk la Town Hall. Vrei s music at the Town Hall.
mergi? Would you like to go?
Dvs: You:
Prietenul: Ne ntlnim la 7,30.
Your friend: I'll meet you at 7.30.
Dvs:
You;
Prietenul: La intrare la Town Hall Your friend: At the Town Hall
entrance.
Dvs: You:
Prietenul: La revedere. Your friend: Good bye.
Dvs:
You:
conversaia. De data aceas Do the conversation again. This time
ta prietenul(na) v invit s mergei your friend asks you to go to a
la dans. dance.
Refacei conversaia. De aceast Do the conversation again. This time
dat dansul este la Hammersmith the dance is at the Hammersmith
Palais, Palais.
Refacei conversaia. De data aceas Do the conversation again. This time
ta prietenul (a) v sugereaz your friend suggests meeting at 8
ntlnirea la ora 8. o'clock.
Refacei conversaia. De data aceas Do the conversation again. This time
ta prietenul (a) v sugereaz your friend suggests meeting at Ham
ntlnirea la staia de metrou Ham mersmith Underground Station.
mersmith.
CAP. 27 Intlniri Meetings UNIT 27

n capitol nvai;
s propunei o ntlnire unei persoane;
s fixai data i locul ntlnirii.

DIALOGURI DIALOGUES

1 Winston (W), Jerry (J)

W: Bun, W; Hello, Jerry.


J: (scondu-i apca i tergndu- J (taking off his helmet and mopping
i fruntea); his brow).
W: Ai avut o zi bun? W: Good day?
J; Nu prea rea. Mulumesc Dom J; Not bad. Thank God it's Friday.
nului c e vineri.
W; Eti liber mine? W; Are you off tomorrow?
J: Da, pn la 8. J; Yes. Till 8 o'clock.
W: Ce-ai zice s jucm tenis? W: What about playing tennis?
J; Mine? J; Tomorrow?
Da. W; Yes.
OK. La ce or? J: O.K. What time?
W: Ce zici de 10,30? W; How about 10.30?
J; La OK. J; O.K.
S ne ntlnim la club? W: Shall we meet at the Club?
J: Da, OK. J; Yes. OK.

DAY prescurtare de ia D$d you a sau


a good
AT CLUB La

2 Anne Bardy (AB). Constance

AB: Constance, mine snt curse de AB: Constance, it's York races tomor
cai n York. Mergem? row. Shall we go?
: Tu i cu mine? C: You and me?
AB: Da, numai noi dou. AB: Yes, just the two of us.
: Bine, unde ne ntlnim? C: OK, where shall we meet?
AB: S ne ntlnim la mine acas? AB: Shall we meet at my place? Then
Apoi lum autobuzul. we can get the bus.
: E o idee bun. La ce or s C: That's good idea. What time shall
vin? I come?
AB: O, vino pe la 1. AB: Oh, come about 1 o'clock.
CAP. 27 Meetings UNIT 27

C: Bine, la Se joac o pies C: 0K. 1 o'clock. There's a good play


bun la teatru. Ai vrea s on at the theatre. Would you like
mergi? to go?
AB; Mi-e team c nu snt liber. AB: I'm afraid I'm not free. I'm going
Ies n ora cu Jim. M-a invitat out Jim. He's asked me to
la cin. dinner.
C: Sper s ai o sear plcut. C: I hope you have a nice time.
A Se joac pies.
ME T O n la
este de o n
n care i spus asked me
to la

3 Mrs Gammon (WG), Eleanor (El)

El: 878.5961. EI: 878.5961.


WG: Tu eti, Eleanor? WG: Is that you, Eleanor?
El: Da, Bun. El: Yes. Hello, Winifred.
WG: Ce mai faci? WG: How are you?
El: Foarte bine, Dar El: I'm very well, thanks. And you.
tu?
WG: Da, m simt foarte bine. E o zi WG:Yes, I'm feeling very well. It's a
frumoas, nu? lovely day, isn't it?
El: Da, este. El: Yes, it is,
WG: Mergem la o plimbare pe Shall we go for a walk on the
pajite? common?
El: A, este o idee bun. Da. Mi-ar El: On, that is a good idea. Yes. I
plcea s merg la o plimbare. would like to go for a walk. What
La ce or time shall we meet?
WG: Peste 20 de minute? about in 20 minutes?
El: Da, n regul. Peste 20 de El: Yes, all right. In 20 minutes.
minute.
WG: Ne ntlnim pe pajite. WG: I'll see you on the common.
El: Da. Peste 20 de minute. i El: Yes, in 20 minutes. Thank you for
mulumesc pentru invitaie. inviting me.
WG: E n regul. Pe curnd. That's all right. I'll see you soon.
El: Da, peste 20 de minute. El: Yes, in 20 minutes,
WG: Atunci, la revedere. Goodbye, then.
El: La revedere. El: Goodbye.

n n o
unde prezent au fost
firaisf<Tn^e n
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CAP. 27 Meetings UNIT 27

CUM SE SPUNE HOW TO SAY IT


se fixeaz o ntlnire.
How to make an appointment or a date.
appointment ntlnire oficial
date ntlnire ntre prieteni
a. Cum se propune o aciune n a. How to propose to do something
comun. together.
curs race
ast sear tonight
Este un concert There's a concert
mne tomorrow
pies play on

S mergem. E o idee bun.


Ar fi frumos.
Ai dori s mergi? Mi-e tem c nu snt liber().

Shall we Oh, that's a good idea.


I'm afraid. not free.
Would you like to go?

jucm tenis
S
mergem la o plimbare
jucm tenis
Ce-ar fi s mine?
mergem la o plimbare

play tennis
Shall we tonight?
go for a walk
playing tennis
What about tomorrow?
going for a walk

b. Cum se propune ora/data la care b. How to propose a time.


urmeaz s aib loc aciunea

Te peste 20 minute Este n regul.


Nu, este (puin) prea
ntr-o jumtate de or
S ne la ora 2
ora 5,30

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CAP. 27 Intlmri Meetings UNIT 27

I'll meet you 20 minutes


That's OK.
half an hour That's all right. No, That's (a bit)
Shall we meet at two o'clock? too early/late
5,30

Cnd
La 6,30
La ce or s ne ntlnim?

When
At 6.30
What time shall we
Cum se propune c. How to propose the place.

S te ntlnesc n faa teatrului?


Ne putem la club? Da, ,n regul.
Unde este asta?
ia mine/tine acas?

Shall meet you in front of the theatre?


we meet at the club?
Yes, OK.
at my/your flat? Where's that?

Unde ne ntlnim? La club. Where shall we meet? At the


club.

EXERCIII EXERCISES

EXERCISE 1
c cineva v ntreab la Imagine someone asks you what
ce or trebuie s v time you should meet. Suggest an
Propunei o or potrivit. appropriate time.

Prietenul: La ce or ne ntlnim? Friend: What time shall we meet?


Dvs: Te ntlnesc la ora 10. You: I'll meet you at 10 o'clock.
Spunei c v vei ntlni prietenul la Say you will meet your friend at the
urmtoarele ore. following times.
a. c. 12.30 e. 14.45 g. 16.00
b. 15.17. d. 19.30 f. 19.45 h.

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CAP. 27 fntlniri Meetings UNIT 27

EXERCISE 2
c cineva v ntreab Imagine someone asks you where
s v Propunei un loc you should meet. Suggest an
corespunztor. appropriate place.
Example: Friend: Where shall we meet?
You: Can we meet at the Theatre?
Spunei c v vei ntlni prietenul n Say you will meet your friend in
urmtoarele locuri. the following places.
a) cinema b) station c) bus stop
d) pub corner of King Street Betty's
and Parliament Street

EXERCISE 3
Aceast conversaie este nregistrat This conversation is recorded on
pe caset. Ascultai-o cu atenie. the Cassette. Listen to it carefully.
Peter: Faci ceva mine? Peter: Are you doing anything tomor
row?
Jane: Nimic. De ce? Jane: Nothing. Why?
Peter: E un film bun la Odeon. Peter: There's a good film at the
Vrei s mergi? Odeon. Would you like to go?
Jane: Ar fi Unde ne Jane: That would be lovely. Where
ntlnim? shall we meet?
Peter: Ne putem ntlni la Plough? Peter: Can we meet at the Plough?
Jane: Nu snt sigur unde este Jane: I'm sure where that is.
asta.
Peter: Este la captul Colchester Peter: It's at the end of the Col
Road col cu Straight Road. chester Road at corner of
Road.
Jane: n regul. La ce or ne Jane: OK. What time shall we meet?
ntlnim?
Peter: La 7.30. Peter: At 7.30.
Jane: Bine. Ne vedem atunci. Jane: I'll see you then.
Acum alctuii conversaii similare Now do similar conversations
folosind urmtoarele informaii: using the following information:
a) Odeon Street/Breakspear Road 20.00
b) Post Office West Road
c) Number 22 bus stop Crown Lane
d) Marks & Spencer Damask Street 19.00
e) Entrance to St. Hospital Road 15.00
CAP. 27 Meetings UNIT 27

Ascultai cu atenie Listen to this


Ascultai relatarea de cte ori dorii i reinei informaiile pe baza crora
s-au alctuit ntrebrile:
THE LOCH NESS MONSTER. Unde triete monstrul? Care este porecla
monstrului? Cine este n final monstrul, dup opinia studenilor de la
Birmingham? Exist el ntr-adevr?
CAP. mbrcmintea Clothes UNIT 28

n acest capitol cum s formulai cererile dvs. legate de


cumprarea unor obiecte de i a unor cadouri.

DIALOGURI DIALOGUES

Dialogue 1 Anne Bardy (AB), Shop Assistant (As)

As: V pot fi de folos? As: Can I help you?


AB: Da, caut o pereche de mnui. AB: Yes, I'm looking for a pair of
gloves.
As: Da, doamn, ce msur? As: Yes, madam. What size?
AB: Am msura 7. AB: I take size 7.
As: lat cteva de msura 7. As: Here are some in size 7.
AB: O, nu. Doresc ceva de piele. AB: Oh, no. I want something in
leather.
As: Da, doamn, lat cteva mnui As: Yes, madame. Here are some
de piele msura 7. leather gloves in size 7.
AB: Pot s le ncerc? AB: Can I try them on?
Desigur, doamn. As: Of course, madam.
AB; Cred c astea mi se potrivesc, AB: I think I need this sort of thing, but
dar o msur mai mare a larger size.
As: Da, lat msura As: Yes, madam. Here's a size
AB: Da, snt foarte frumoase. Avei AB: Yes, they are very nice. Have you
aceeai msur, dar got this size, but in blue?
As: mi pare foarte ru, avem de As: I'm very sorry, madam. We haven't
culoare albastr. got them in blue.
AB: neleg. Mulumesc, atunci le AB: I see. Thank you. I'll leave it then.
las. La revedere. Goodbye.
As: La revedere, doamn. As: Goodbye, madam.

I'M LOOKING FOR A OF Caut o de

TO LOOK FOR a cuta


a pair of de
a pair of shoes; o pereche de pantofi
a pair of pereche de
a pair of o pereche de colani

Dialogue 2 Henry Gill (HG), Shop Assistant (As)

HG: Bun ziua. HG: Good afternoon.


As: Bun ziua, domnule. As: Good afternoon, sir.

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CAP. 28 mbrcmintea Clothes UNIT 28

HG: Caut ceva pentru mea. HG: I'm looking for something for my
wife.
As: Da, domnule. V-ai gndit la As: Yes, sir. Have you anything in
ceva? mind?
HG: Ea are deja o mulime de HG: She already has a lot of jewellery.
bijuterii.
As: Ce zicei de o sticl cu parfum? As: How about a bottle of perfume, sir.
HG: Ce-mi recomandai? HG: What do you recommend?
As: Tropical Sunset" este foarte As: Tropical Sunset is very popular at
popular n momentul acesta. the moment, sir.
HG: Pot ncerc? HG: Can I try it?
As: Da, domnule. As: Yes, sir.
HG: (mirosind) mi place. Ct HG: (sniffing) Mmm. like that. How
cost? much is it?
As: 5 lire uncia (28,35 gr), dom As: 5 an ounce, sir.
nule.
HG: Iau o sticl de o uncie. HG: I'll take an ounce bottle.
As: Da, domnule. Mulumesc. As: Yes, sir. Thank you.

FOR Caut
HAVE YOU fipfKlit
n
dintre i se
i any n negative i
Cum se solicit un obiect de mbrcminte.
How to ask for an article of clothing.

o rochie? dress?
Avei un pulovr? Have you got a pullover?
o cravat? tie?
pantofi? pair of shoes?
o pereche de
colani? tights?

2. Cum ceea ce dorii.


How to describe what you want.

Ce culoare cutai? What colour are you looking for?


Ce msur v trebuie? What size need?
Ce material dorii? What material do you want?

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CAP. 28 mbrcmintea Clothes UNIT 28

rou. red.
galben. yellow.
Ceva albastru nchis. Something in dark blue.
de wool.
de piele. leather.

Doresc 34
mi trebuie msura 36
Vreau 38

3. Cum se cere ceva


How to ask for something different.

Cred c mai mic?


trebuie o msur
mai mare?
Avei acest dar albastru?
n
verde?
nylon?
de
mtase?

I think I need this sort smaller.


a size
but larger,
Have you got blue.
in green.
nylon.
silk.

Cum se solicit o sugestie.


How to as when vou need advice.
soia mea
Caut ceva pentru un copila
un cadou 0 tnr
un domn
CAP. 28 mbrcmintea Clothes UNIT 28

my wife.
something a baby.
I'm looking for for
a present a young girl.
a gentleman.

Alte propoziii utilizate la cump Some other shopping phrases.


rturi.
Pot s ncerc? Can I try it?
Pot s l/le/i ncerc? Can I try on?
l/o/i/le iau. I'll take it/them.
s l/o/n/le mpachetai? Would you wrap it, please?
Ct cost? How much is it?
How much are they?
Nu cred c l/o voi lua. I don't think take it.
l/o las. leave it.
M uit numai. I'm just looking.

IT pronume personal, persoana


f obiecte i

EXERCISES

Exercise 1
Imaginai-v c sntei un om de Imagine you are a businessman
afaceri care viziteaz Londra. n visiting London. You have found a
Oxford Street ai gsit un boutique nice boutique in Oxford Street.
foarte frumos. v ofer The sales girl offers you a number
mai multe obiecte iar dv. ntrebai of things and you ask the price of
care este preul fiecruia. Deoarece them. However, since you are
v la un cadou pentru soia
thinking of a present for your wife
cumprai numai acele obiecte
you only buy those things which
care se potrivesc. Nu cumprai
nimic pentru dv. lat dou modele are suitable for your wife. You
de conversaie. Ele snt pe caset. don't buy anything for yourself.
Here are two model conversations.
Exemple: They are on the cassette, too.
lat o fust foarte Sales Girl: Here is a very nice skirt.
frumoas.
Ct cost? You: How much is it?
Vnztoarea: 12,50 Sales Girl: 12.50.
O iau. have it.
CAP. 28 mbrcmintea Clothes UNIT 28

Cravata asta este Sales Girl: This tie is very nice.


foarte frumoas
cost? You: How much is it?
Vnztoarea: 6 Sales Girl: E 6.00.
Nu, mulumesc. N-o iau. No, thank you. I'll leave it.
Acum alctuii conversaii similare. Now do similar conversations.
Vnztoarea:
V place aceast fust? Sales Girl: 1. Do you like this skirt?
2. Aceast cravat este foarte 2. This tie is very nice.
frumoas.
3. lat o pereche de osete 3. Here is a nice pair of socks.
frumoase.
4. V pot propune acest colier? 4. Can 1 suggest this necklace?
5. V place aceast vest? 5. Do you like this waistcoat?
6. Ce spunei de aceas bluz de 6. What about this silk blouse?
mtase?
7. Here is a very nice shirt.
7. lat o cma foarte frumoas.
8. What about this dress?
8. Ce spunei de aceast rochie?
9. What about some earrings?
9. Ce spunei de nite cercei? Here is a very nice pair of cuff links.
10. lat o pereche de butoni foarte
frumoi.

Exercise 2
Studiai acest model de conversaie Study this model conversation
cu atenie. Este deasemeni pe carefully. It is on the cassette too.
caset.
Vnztoarea: V pot fi de folos? Sales Girt: Cant I help you?
Clientul: Caut un pulovr. Client: 1 am looking for a pullover.
Vnztoarea: Ce msur v Sales Girl: What size do you
trebuie? need?
Clientul: mi trebuie msura 40. Client: I need size 40.
Vnztoarea: Ca material cutai? Sales Girl: What material are you
looking for?
Clientul: Ln. Client: Wool.
Vnztoarea: Ce culoare dorii? Sales Girl: Which colour do you
want?
Clientul: Albastru deschis. Client: Light blue.
Vnztoarea: Acesta este foarte Sales Girl: This is very
elegant. elegant.
Clientul: Da. mi place. Ct cost? Client: Yes, I like that. How much
does it cost?

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CAP. 28 mbrcmintea Clothes UNIT 28

lat obiecte de mbrcminte Here are some clothes you want


pe care dorii s le cumprai. Luai- to buy. Take your part in the
v rolul n conversaia de pe caset. gapped conversation.
O fust din bumbac-rou A skirt made of cotton-dark red-size
msura 14. Nu uitai s ntrebai Don't forget to ask for the price.
preul.
2. O bluz de mtase-msura cu 2. A silk blouse-size 16 a nice shade
nuane de roz. of pink.
3. O cravat de mtase. 3. A silk tie.
4. Un costum (fust i bluz) frumos 4. A nice elegant suit (skirt and
i pur-gri sau verde- pure wool-grey or size
msura

Exercise 3
Imaginai-v c sntei o client ntr- Imagine you are a lady customer
un boutique. Cumprai o pereche in a boutique. You're buying a pair
de s v of trousers. you provide your
rolul n conversaie? Pe caset este side of the conversation? There is
imprimat rolul vnztoarei. Luai rolul a gapped conversation on the
clientei. cassette, too.
Vnztoarea Sales Clienta Customer
Bun seara, v pot fi Good afternoon, Cutai o pereche de
de folos? can I help you? pantaloni.
Da, doamn. Ce Yes,
msur? What size? Msura 26.
Ce culoare cutai? What color are
you looking for? Rou sau maro.
lat o pereche de pan Here is a very
taloni roii foarte nice pair of red
frumoi. trousers. Nu v plac.
Ce spunei de aceast What about this V plac, dorii
pereche brown pair? probai.
Desigur, Certainly, madam.
Cabina de prob este The changing
acolo. room is over Prea mici ceva mai
there. mari?
S m uit. Nu, mi pare I'll just look. No,
foarte ru, doamn. I'm very sorry
Este singura msur madam. That is
maro pe care o avem. the only size we Mulumii i v
have in brown. rmas bun.

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29 Telefonul Telephoning UNIT 29

n acest capitol
s v la telefon;
s solicitai persoana dorit;
s lsai un mesaj pentru cineva.

DIALOGURI DIALOGUES

Dialogues 1 Anne Bardy (AB), a voice (V)

AB: AB: Hello.


Alo. V: Hello.
AB: Pot vorbi cu dl. Phillips, v rog? AB: Can I speak to Mr. Phillips,
please?
V: Dl. Phillips. Cred c avei un Mr. Phillips? I think you must have
numr greit. a wrong number.
AB; Este 794713? AB: that 794713?
V; Nu, aici este 794715. V: No. This is 794715.
AB; Scuzai-m c v-am deranjat. AB: I'm sorry to have troubled you.
Nu face nimic. La revedere. V: That's quite all right. Goodbye.
AB; La revedere. AB: Goodbye.

CAN SPEAK TO PHILLIPS? Pot cu Phillips?


dup se pune
TOArS ALRIGHT aceast expresie se folosete a
a ta o scuz.

Dialogue 2 Henry Gill (HG), a voice (V)

V: Alo, aici John Smith. Hello, John Smith speaking.


HG: Peter Smith este acolo? HG: Is Peter Smith there, please?
V: Un moment v rog. Mi-e team V: Just a moment, please. No, I'm
c nu este aici pentru moment. afraid he's not here at the mo
ment.
HG: Vrei s preluai un mesaj HG: Would you take a message for
pentru el. him, please?
Da, desigur. V: Yes, of course.
HG; Vrei s-i spunei s sune pe HG: Would you ask him to phone
cnd se ntoarce? Henry Gill when he gets in?
Henry Gill. l voi ruga s fac V: Henry Gill. Yes, I'll ask him to do
acest lucru. that.
HG; Mulumesc. HG: Thanks.
V: n regul. V: That's quite all
CAP. 29 Telefonul Telephoning UNIT 29
HG: La revedere. HG: Goodbye.
V: La revedere. V: Goodbye.
WOULD YOU A forma cu
unei persoane altei persoane. Mai
CAN I A MESSAGE? Pot un

Dialogue 3 Winston (W), Jim (J)


J: Jim French. J: Jim French speaking.
W: La telefon Winston Bell. Pot W: This is Winston Bell here. Can I
vorbi cu Milton speak to Milton?
J: Cine? J: Who?
W: Pot vorbi cu Milton Brown? W: Can I speak to Milton Brown?
J: Milton nu-i aici. J: Milton isn't in.
W: ntr-adevr suprtor. W; That's really annoying.
J: mi pare ru. Nu pot face nimic. J: I'm very sorry. I can't do anything
about it.
W: Pot lsa un mesaj? W: Can I leave a message?
J: Un moment. J: Just a moment.
W: s-i lui Milton s W: Will you ask Milton to phone me?
m sune?
J: Din partea cui? J: Who is that speaking, please?
W: Winston Bell. W: This is Winston Bell speaking.
J: Putei spune pe litere, v rog? J: Can you spell that, please?
W: W-i-n-s-t-o-n W: W-i-n-s-t-o-n B-e-l-l.
J: i ce numr avei? J: And what's your number?
W: Numrul meu este 8725963. W: My number is 8725963.
J: OK. i voi spune lui Milton s J: OK. I'll ask Milton to phone you.
v telefoneze.
W: V mulumesc foarte mult. La W: Thank you very much. Goodbye.
revedere.
J: La revedere. J: Goodbye.
MILTON ftu este aid.
IN aid.
IS HE Este aici?

CUM SE SPUNE HOW TO SAY IT


Cum se spune sntei.
How to say who you are.
James Smith James Smith speaking
Alo, aici e Hello (this is)
Mary Brown Mary Brown
CAP. 29 Telefonul Telephoning UNIT

2. Cum solicitai s vorbii cu cineva.


How to ask to speak to someone.
Un moment, v rog.
Pot vorbi cu Dr. Jones Regret. Nu este aici.
Putei suna mai
Mrs. Green V rog?
Nu e nici un Mr... aici.
Avei un numr greit.

Just a moment please.


I am sorry ... is not in.
Can Dr. Jones Can you phone again later?
speak to Please? There is no Mr... here.
May Mr. Green
You have a wrong number.

3. Cum se las un
How to leave a message.
Vrei s preluai Da, desigur.
un mesaj v rog? Numai o clip.
Pot lsa

Would you take Yes, of course.


a message please? Just a moment.
Can I leave

s-i spunei lui c...


Vrei v rog lui Milton
cerei ei s...

tell him that...


Would you please ask Milton
her

spune tell him/her


Da voi Yes, I'll
cere s.. ask him/her...
CAP. 29 Telefonul Telephoning UNIT 29

EXERCIII EXERCISES
Sunai la telefon Making Telephone Calls
n urmtoare vei fi In the following exercises we will
solicitai s alctuii diferite conver- ask you to make various telephone
saii telefonice cu numerele date. calls to the given. Try to
Poate ncercai cu un partener. Apoi do them, perhaps with a partner.
rspunsurile cu caseta. check your answers with the
cassette.

Exercise 1
Featherstone, G. Tyres
Recreation Road... Pickering 74136
Sunai la firma Featherstone Tyres. Prezentai-v, spunei c dorii s vorbii
cu dl. Smith.

Ecercise 2
Shaver and Electric Repair Centre
Mount Parade... Harrogate 506745
Sunai firma Shaver and Electric Repair Centre. ntrebai dac numrul este
corect. Prezentai-v. Spunei c dorii s vorbii cu dl. Brown. Aflai c nu
este acolo. Dorii s-i lsai un mesaj.

Exercise 3
Bryan Stroker,
Plumbing & Heating Engineer, Domestic and Commercial 7, North Lane,
Haxby... York 768598
Sunai pe dl. Stroker, tinichigiul. Prezentai-v. ntrebai dac avei numrul
corect. Ai greit i cerei scuze.

Exercise 4
Row Opticians Opticians)
Victor Grove, Ripon... Ripon 3484
Sunai la ntrebai dac avei numrul corect. Prezentai-v. Dorii s
vorbii cu Mr. Green. Nu este acolo. Vei suna mai

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CAP. 29 Telefonul UNIT 29

Exercise 5
James Johnstone, Auctioneers, Valuers & Estate Agents.
The Square, North Yorkshire... 322382
Sunai la Mr. Johnstone. ntrebai dac avei numrul corect.
Prezentai-v. Nu este acolo. Rugai s v sune el mai trziu.
numrul de telefon.

Primii telefon Receiving Telephone Calls


n exerciiile care urmeaz vei primi n the following exercises you will
telefoane. Fii ateni la rolul receive some telephone calls.
dvs. Dac dorii, putei prelua am- Concentrate on your part. But if
bele roluri. rspunsurile you want, you can take both parts
cu caseta. as well. Check your answers with
the cassette.

Exercise
Sun telefonul. V prezentai. Persoana dorete s vorbeasc cu Mr. Smith.
Dar Mr. Smith nu este acolo. ntrebai persoana dac dorete s lase un
mesaj.

Exercise 7
Sun telefonul. V prezentai i ntrebai cine este la telefon. Persoana dorete
s vorbeasc cu Mary Mitchell. Mary Mitchell nu este acolo i rugai s sune
mai trziu.

Exercise 8
Sun telefonul. V prezentai i spunei numrul dvs. de telefon. Persoana
dorete s vorbeasc cu Mr. Miller pe care nu l cunoatei. Presupunei c
are un numr greit. Spunei din nou numrul dvs. de" telefon i artai
persoanei c nu are numrul bun.

Ascultai cu atenie Listen to this


Ascultai textul integral al casetei i rspundei la ntrebri. Dac este necesar,
de mai multe ori.
THE ABOMINABLE SNOWMAN
Unde triete Yeti?
Care este dovada existenei lui Yeti?
Cum se numesc btinaii din acea regiune?
CAP. 30 Obiecte pierdute Loss UNIT 30

n acest
s o pierdere sau un furt;
s unde i cnd s-a ntmplat;
s facei o descriere a obiectului disprut.

DIALOGURI DIALOGUES

Dialogues 1 Anne Bardy (AB). Lost Property Office Attendant (At)


AB: M putei ajuta? AB: Can you me, please?
At: Da, domnioar. At: Yes, Miss?
AB Mi-am pierdut geamantanul. AB: lost my suitcase.
At: Cum arat? At: What's it like?
AB Este din piele, AB: It's made of leather.
At: Da. Ce culoare are? At: Yes. What colour it?
AB Este albastru. AB: It is blue.
At: E nou? At: it new?
Da, Este nou-nou. i are fer- AB: Yes, it's brand new. And it's got a
moar. zip.
At: Acesta este? At: Is this it?
AB: O, da. V mulumesc foarte AB: Oh, yes. Thank you very much.
mult.

Dialogue 2 Henry Gill (HG), Waiter (Wa)

HG: Scuzai-m. Mi-am uitat HG: Oh, excuse me. I've forgotten my
aparatul de fotografiat. camera.
Wa: Ce fel de aparat este? Wa: What sort of camera is it?
HG: Un Leica vechi. HG: It's an old Leica.
Wa: Are etui? Wa: Has it got a case?
HG: Da, are un etui din piele. HG: Yes, it's got a leather case.
Wa: Ce culoare are? Wa: What colour is it?
HG: Este maro. HG: It's brown.
Wa; Acesta este? Wa: Is this it?
HG: O, da. V mulumesc foarte HG: Oh, yes. Thank you very much.
mult.

Dialogue 3 Mrs Gammon (WG), Sergeant Bradbury (SB)

WG (foarte poliist. WG: (very worried): Oh, Constable.


SB: Sergent, dn. Sergent Brad SB: Sergeant, madam. Sergeant Brad
bury. bury.
CAP. 30 Obiecte pierdute Loss UNIT 30

WG: mi pare ru, sergent. Mi-am WG: I'm sorry, sergeant. I've lost my
pierdut cinele. dog.
SB: Cnnle d-n? Cum l SB: Your dog, madam. What's its
cheam? name?
WG: Bosun. Se numete Bosun. WG: Bosun. He's called Bosun.
SB: Muli cini se numesc Bosun, SB: Lots of dogs are called Bosun,
dn. Ce fel de cine este? madam. What sort of dog is he?
WG: E un pudel. Un pudel negru. WG: He's a poodle. A poodle.
SB: Avem mai muli pudeli aici, SB: We've got several poodles,
doarnn. madam.
WG: Dar Bosun vine cnd l chem. WG: But Bosun comes when I call him.
SB: Muli cini vin cnd snt chemai, SB: Most dogs come when you call
doamn. them, madam.
WG: Dar numai Bosun al meu vine WG: But only my Bosun comes when I
cnd l chem eu. call him.
SB: n regul, dn. SB: All right, madam.
WG (chemnd): Bosun, lat-l WG (calling): Bosun! Bosun! There he
mulumesc, sergent. is. Oh thank Sergeant.

CUM SE SPUNE HOW TO SAY IT

i Prezentul Perfect

to ( pierde)
to (a
to teke (a lua) took
to iole
to put (a put put
to (a saw
\ to (a ieft
a a

(a avea) had ftad


Aceste
prin la

to (a
to (a
to (a worked
i to flve (a
Obiecte pierdute Loss UNIT

'trmog0fi& la did
your
pierdut
have purse?
se la aciunea care a loc
n
sau de se
ex. Yesfffird^ i i<3t my amera Ieri rr-am pkmM aparaffijt foto.
my pierdui
i nu
$e din

Cum se aduce la cunotin o pierdere sau un furt.


How to report a loss or a theft.

pierdut aparatul foto


Am
paaportul

Cineva mi-a
furat cheile
punga
cecurile de cltorie

lost camera
have
forgotten my passport
taken our suitcase
Someone has
stolen keys
purse
traveller's cheques

2. Cum unde pierdut obiectul.


How to say where you lost something.
pus put it?
Unde l-ai vzut ultima oar Where did you last see them?
pierdut lose
CAP. 30 Obiecte pierdute Loss UNIT

lsat restaurant.
Eu l-am la metrou
vzut ultima oar
Noi le-am avut pe plaj
mas

left the restaurant


last saw it in the tube
We had them on the beach
the table

3. Cum artai cnd pierdut obiectul.


How to say when you have lost something.

pierdut valiza dvs?


Cnd vzut ultima oar punga dvs?

lose suitcase?
When did you last see your purse?

Eu am vzut acesta ieri


am avut acum
Noi am pierdut aceasta sptmna trecut

saw it yestersay
had 10 minutes ago
We lost them last week

4. Cum facei descrierea obiectului pierdut.


4. How to describe what you have lost.
acesta? it?
Putei descrie aceasta? Can you describe them?
aparatul foto? the camera?

leather.
made of rubber.
They're silver.
CAP. 30 Obiecte Loss UNIT 30

Culoare Msur Form


Este nou alb(e) (i)
Snt moclern(e) maro mic() (i) lung()
cam vechi(e) (zi) (e)
ptrat() fti) (e)

Age Colour Size Shape


brand new white large short
They're modern brown small long
old round
square

EXERCISES
Exercise 1
Spunei c ai pierdut urmtoarele Say you have lost the following things:
obiecte:
paaport passport 5. carnetul cu cecuri de voiaj book
of traveller's cheques.
2. valiza suitcase 6. umbrela umbrella
3. legtura cu chei bunch of 7. bricheta cigarette lighter.
keys.
4. punga purse 8. ceasul de mn wrist watch

Exercise 2
Studiai conversaiile care urmeaz. Study the following conversations.
Snt nregistrate pe caset. They are recorded on the cas
sette.
Dvs.: Scuzai-m mi-am pierdut You: Excuse me. I lost my suitcase.
valiza
Funcionarul: O putei descrie? Clerk: Can you describe it?
E nou. It's new.
Funcionarul: Unde ai pierdut-o? Clerk: Where did you lose it?
n metrou. You; In the tube.
Funcionarul: Este aceasta? Clerk: Is this it?
Oh, da. Este. Mulumesc. Oh yes, it is. Thank you.
Scuzai-m mi-am pierdut You; Excuse me. I've lost my glasses.

Funcionarul: i putei descrie? Clerk: Can you describe them?


CAP. 30 Obiecte Loss UNIT 30

Snt noi. new.


Unde pierdut? Clerk: Where did you lose them?
n autobuzul nr. In the number bus.
Funcionarul: Acetia snt ochelarii Clerk: Are these your glasses?

da. Ei snt. Mulumesc. You: Oh yes. They are. Thank you.


Luai-v rolul n conversaii similare, Take your part in similar conversations,
presupunnd ai pierdut urm assuming that you have lost the follow
toarele obiecte: ing articles:
umbrela nou autobuz 73 umbrella new-no. 73 bus
portofel nou nou toalet wallet brand new toilet
poeta piele cafenea handbag leather caf
pung coninnd permis de purse containing driving licence
conducere i cheile mainii and keys bus no.
autobuz nr.
Rucsac ochelari, bani, cheile Rucksack glasses, money, car
mainii pe plaje. keys on the beach
Ochelari de soare nou noui Sunglasses brand new in the
la coafor hairdresser's
Pereche de mnui piele al Pair of gloves blue leather
bastr la restaurant
in the restaurant

Exercise 3

BIROU DE OBIECTE PIERDUTE DIN LONDRA

Luni Mari Joi

Obiectul geant saco umbrel ceas de mn


gsit

Culoare maro aib neagr aur

aproximativ veche nou nou nou


paaport sticl cu vin
de 6 ou
culoare o
nchis cheile casei
mruni portofel

Unde a fost Tate Gallery Afar la Toaleta


Cross de
la Royal

160
CAP. 30 Obiecte pierdute Loss UNIT

LONDON TRANSPORT LOST PROPERTY

Monday Wednesday Thursday

Item found Handbag Carrier bag umbrella Wrist watch

Colour Brown White Black Gold

Aproximate Old New New New


age
Contents Passport Bottle of wine
Dark glasses Six eggs
Small change Loaf of bread
House keys
Wallet

Where found Tate gallery Outside King's Men's toilet


Mark's Cross Royal Hotel
Spencer's

urmtoarea pe Listen to the conversation on


caset. Informaiile de mai sus le vei the cassette. Look at the information
folosi la alctuirea unei conversaii given above. Decide what thing you
dup modelul celei de pe caset. have lost, and complete the conversa
tion.
Funcionarul: V pot ajuta, v rog? Clerk: Can I help you, please?
Da, mi-am pierdut valiza. You: Yes, I've lost my suitcase.
Funcionarul: Ce culoare are? Clerk: What colour is it?
Este maro. You: It's brown.
Funcionarul: Este nou? Clerk: Is it new?
Da, nou nou. You: Yes, it's brand new.
Funcionarul: mi putei spune ce Clerk: Can you tell me what's in it?
conine.
toate hainele mele. You: All my clothes are in it.
Funcionarul: mi putei spune Clerk: Can you tell me where you
unde ai pierdut-o. lost it?
La muzeul figurilor de cear You: At Madame Tussaud's.
Madame Tussaud.
Funcionarul: Asta este? Clerk: Is this it?
Oh da, v mulumesc foarte You: Oh, yes, thank you very much.
mult.

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CAP. 31 Serviciile Services UNIT 31

n s ducei obiecte la reparat sau ia curat.

DIALOGURI DIALOGUES

Dialogue 1 Felicity (F), Shop Assistant (As)

F: Bun F: Good morning.


As: Bun dimineaa. As: Good morning.
F: A dori s-mi reparai acest F: I'd like to have this radio repaired,
radio, v rog. please.
As: Pot vd? Ce s-a As: Can I see it? What's the matter
cu el? with it?
F: Face un zgomot straniu. F: It makes a funny noise.
As: De unde l-ai cumprat? As: Where did you buy it?
F: L-am cumprat de aici. F: I bought it here.
As: Avei certificatul de garanie? As: Have you got the guarantee?
Nu mi-e team c am. F: No, I'm afraid I haven't.
As: Voi face tot posibilul. Dar nu As: I'll my best, but I can't promise
pot promite nimic. anything.
F: in regul. l putei repara pn F: All right. Can you have it ready by
sptmna viitoare? next week?
As: Nu pot promite. Fac tot As: I can't promise. I'll do my best.
posibilul.
F: Ct credei c va costa? F: How much do you think it'll cost?
As: Nu tiu exact. ntre 6 i 7 As: I don't know exactly. Between 6
and 7.
F: O, bine. n regul. F: Oh dear. All right.

CUM SE SPUNE HOW TO SAY


1. Cum se solicit reparatul sau curatul unor obiecte.
How to ask for things to be cleaned or mended.
bluza my shirt
A dori curee aparatul foto I'd like to this camera cleaned
have
s mi se coase pantalonii these trousers mended
repare antofii shoes repaired
radioul radio
CAP. 31 Serviciile Services UNIT 31

descriei defectele.
How to general faults.
acesta? What's wrong with it?
Ce s-a ntmplat cu
acetia? What's the matter them?
E spart. It's broken.
Nu mai It doesn't go any more.
Nu funcioneaz. It doesn't work.
Face un zgomot ciudat. It makes a funny noise.
Are o pat. It has a stain.
3. Cum se ntreab cnd va fl gata operaia.
How to when something will be ready.
Poate fi acesta gata mine? Can you it tomorrow?
have
Pot fi acetia pe la 5 them ready by 5 o'clock?
sptmn next
viitoare? week?

EXERCIII EXERCISES

1
Propoziiile urmtoare au fost ames These seem to have got
tecate. Le putei pune n ordine? mixed up. Can you sort them out? The
Traducerea lor v poate ajuta translation might help you.
1. A dori s mi se developeze I'd like to have my piano developed.
pianul.
2. A dori s mi se repare costumul. 2. I'd like to have my suit repaired.
3. A dori s mi se taie pantofii. 3. I'd like to have my shoes cut.
4. A dori s mi se calce filmul. I'd like to have this film ironed.
5. A dori s mi se coase prul. 5. I'd like to have my hair mended.
6. A dori s mi se calce cmaa. 6. I'd like to have my shirt pressed
7. A dori s se acordeze acest 7. I'd like to have this radio tuned.
radio.

Exercise 2
Ai avut un accident n drumul spre You had an accident on the way home
cas i ai czut de pe biciclet. and fell off your bicycle. All your
Toate hainele v snt murdare i clothes are dirty and all your break
toate obiectele fragile vi s-au spart. ables are broken. You have to set
Refacei tot ce ai pierdut. Mergei n about restoring the damage. You go to
diverse magazine. Ce spunei? the various shops. What do you say?

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Haina mea e foarte murdar. A My coat is very dirty. I'd like to have
dori s fie it cleaned.
2. Ceasul meu este spart. A dori... 2. My watch is broken. I'd like to have
it...
3. Plria mea s-a murdrit. A 3. My hat has got dirt on it. I'd like...
dori...
4. Aparatul meu foto este stricat. 4. My camera is damaged.
5. Cmaa mea este murdar. 5. My shirt is dirty.
6. Pantalonii mei snt 6. My trousers are all creased.

Exercise 3
c o persoan Imagine that you are a very lazy person
foarte comod. Prietenul dvs. Arnold indeed. Your friend Arnold is very
este o persoan foarte activ i face active and does things himself. You
singur anumite lucruri. Dvs. ns want to have everything done for you.
dorii ca alii s fac pentru dvs.
Example: Arnold: I'm going to wash my car.
You: I'd like to have the car washed.
caseta pentru a afla ce Listen to the cassette to see what
urmeaz s fac Arnold. Apoi dvs. Arnold is going to do. You can then
vei spune c dorii s vi se fac get the same things done in your lazy
aceleai lucruri n felul dvs. comod. way.
Arnold:
Intenionez s-mi spl maina. I am going to wash the car.
Intenionez s cur ferestrele. I am going to clean the windows.
Intenionez s-mi spl cmaa. I am going to wash my shirts.
Intenionez s fac ordine n I am going to tidy up the kitchen.
buctrie.
Intenionez s fac patul. I am going to make the bed.
s calc pantalonii. I am going to press the trousers.
Intenionez s-mi fac pantofii. I am going to clean my shoes.
Intenionez s-mi perii costumul. 1 am going to brush my suit.
Intenionez s-mi repar maina de I am going to repair my
tuns iarba. lawnmower.
Intenionez s repar sigurana. I am going to mend the fuse.

Ascultai cu atenie Listen to this


Ascultai radio-reportajul i ncercai ca pe baza informaiilor obinute s
la ntrebri. WOMEN AT WORK
1. Dup prerea Brown i a d-nei Gammon femeile pot ocupa
aceleai funcii ca

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2. Ce msuri snt prevzute n Protection Act"?


3. Care este prerea Davidson n problema divorurilor n societatea
de azi?