A Plumbing Problem - Part 2 - LINC 3.18

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Watch the video starting at 03:10. Listen and repeat to improve your pronunciation. Complete the exercise below.
have to fix   •  have to shower   •  need the pipe fixed   •  would call   •  you'll have to be   •  have it repaired   •  he'll be obliged   •  get some repairs done   •  fill it out   •  If you win   •  long enough  
Click and Drop: click on a word in the box above and then in the correct space. Check your answers. What is your score?
Two Days Later
ESTER: Mr. Carmichael! I need to talk to you.
MANAGER: Sure. What can I do for you?
ESTER: It's been four days now, and I still don't have any hot water. I at my friend's.
MANAGER: Well, don't worry. I'll by tomorrow.
ESTER: You said that two days ago! You've been saying that since the pipe broke.
MANAGER: Well, patient. Plumbers take their time.
ESTER: I've been patient . I want hot water by tomorrow.
MANAGER: No problem.
Six Days Later
RECEPTIONIST: Yes?
ESTER: I'm a tenant. Can you help me in my apartment?
RECEPTIONIST: What's the problem?
ESTER: Well, a pipe started to leak underneath the kitchen sink. I called my landlord and he tried to fix it. Then he said he a plumber.
RECEPTIONIST: Well, how long has this been?
ESTER: About six days. I have no hot water. I have to take shower at a friend's. Doesn't the landlord it?
RECEPTIONIST: Yes, he does. Now what was your name?
ESTER: Ester Gueverra.
RECEPTIONIST: Miss Gueverra, if you'd just like to have a seat, I'll have an information officer speak to you right away.
ESTER: Thanks.
INFORMATION OFFICER: Ms. Gueverra?
ESTER: Yes?
INFORMATION OFFICER: Hi, I'm George Simpson. So, how long have you been without hot water?
ESTER: It's been about six days now.
INFORMATION OFFICER: Have you informed the landlord in writing that you ?
ESTER: No, but I've told him over and over again. He keeps promising to get it fixed, then he doesn't.
INFORMATION OFFICER: Okay. You can make an application under section nine to bring the case to arbitration. , then he'll have to fix the leak immediately…
ESTER: Okay, how do I make an application?
INFORMATION OFFICER: Fill out this form. Leave one with me and take two for yourself. Give one to the manager. Then by law to come to the hearing.
ESTER: Okay. Can I fill it out here?
INFORMATION OFFICER: Sure. This paper here has the time and place of the hearing, so just come back at the time on that paper.
ESTER: Okay, I'll right away.
This exercise has been made using a free generator and script at Random Idea English Video courtesy TRU University – Open Learning Division

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