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Taking the bus/ Tomar el bus: Part II

Getting on/ Subiéndose

September 2007
Talking to the bus driver/ Hablando con la chofera

Tomás: Are you going (1)downtown?                               [¿Va al centro?]

Allison: Yes.                                                                 [Sí.]

Tomás: Can you tell me when we get there?                    [¿Me puede avisar cuando lleguemos?]

Allison: Sure….                                                            [Bueno.]

    Do you have any (2)quarters? I don’t take (3)bills.         [¿Ud. tiene monedas de 25?

No acepto billetes.]                   
Tomás: Oh, sorry. Here you go.                                     [Desculpe. Aquí tiene.]

Allison: …Here’s downtown.                                           [Aquí está el centro.]

Tomás: Thank you.                                                        [Gracias.]
 
 
PRACTICE
 
Talking to the bus driver/ Hablando con la chofera

Tomás: Are you going (1)________?                                “Ar yu going...?”

Allison: Yes.                                                                 “ies.”

Tomás: Can you tell me when we get there?                    “Ken yu tel mi wen wi get der?”

Allison: Sure.                                                                “Chur.”

Do you have any (2)____? I don’t take (3)____.    “Diu jev eni…? Ai don teik.”   

Tomás: Oh, sorry. Here you go.                                     “O, sori. Jir iu go.”

Allison: …Here’s downtown.                                           “Jirs daontaon.”

Tomás: Thank you.                                                        Thenkiu.”
 

Follow the directions to fill in the above dialogue./ Siga las direcciones para completar el diálogo de arriba.

 
(1) Choose where you want to go./ Elija a donde quiere ir.

downtown                      “daontaon”                   al centro

to Red Hook                  “tu Red Huk”                  al pueblo Red Hook
to the train station          “tu da tren steichan”      a la estación de trenes
 
(2) Choose the kind of currency you accept./ Elija el tipo de efectivo que acepta.
(3) Choose the kind of currency you don’t accept./ Elija el tipo de efectivo que no acepta.
pennies             “penis”              monedas de 1 centavo
nickels              “nikels”             monedas de 5 centavos

dimes               “daims”             monedas de 10 centavos

quarters            “corters”            monedas de 25 centavos
coins                “coins”              monedas
bills                  “bils”                 billetes
 
 

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