Can you start next week?
MEGNÉZEM AZ EPIZÓDOT:
This is the Smith family. They have a language school. The language school is new, but already very popular. Everybody in the family is very busy and they don’t have time to do the housework, so now, they need a housekeeper to help them. Mrs Smith has an interview with an applicant for the job at the moment.
Mrs Smith: So, Miss Taylor, can I ask you a few questions?
Sharon Taylor: Certainly.
Mrs Smith: Well Miss Taylor, as you know, we are very busy at this time of the year. Can you work 6 days a week?
Sharon Taylor: Yes. I’m single, I have no family, so I can work 6 days a week.
Mrs Smith: That’s great!
Sharon Taylor: I can do the cleaning; I can do the washing and the ironing.
Mrs Smith: And can you use the washing machine and the dishwasher?
Sharon Taylor: Of course! I can use any kind of household appliance.
Mrs Smith: Perfect! And Miss Taylor, can you cook as well?
Sharon Taylor: To tell the truth, I can do any kind of housework but unfortunately, I can’t cook.
Mrs Smith: OK, it doesn’t really matter. I’m just curious. And Miss Smith, we have two dogs. Can you take the dogs for a walk in the mornings?
Sharon Taylor: That’s not a problem, I like animals. I have two cats at home.
Mrs Smith: Thank you Miss Taylor. I think you are the person we need. I have a final question. Can you start tomorrow?
Sharon Taylor: I’m very sorry, but I can’t start tomorrow, but I can start on Monday. Is that all right for you?
Mrs Smith: Oh, absolutely. It is not a problem if you can’t start tomorrow. You can start on Monday.
Sharon Taylor: Thank You Mrs Smith.
Mrs Smith: Thank You Miss Taylor. See you on Monday at 7.00 am!
Mrs Smith and the new housekeeper, Sharon Taylor, are in the kitchen. Mrs Smith wants to know what Sharon needs to keep the house clean and tidy.
Mrs Smith: What do you need if you want to do the dishes?
Sharon Taylor: I need some washing-up liquid and a sponge or a dishwasher.
Mrs Smith: What do you need if you want to mop the floor?
Sharon Taylor: I need a mop, a bucket and some detergent.
Mrs Smith: What do you need to do the ironing?
Sharon Taylor: I need an ironing board and an iron.
Mrs Smith: What do you need to do the cleaning?
Sharon Smith: I need a sponge, some window cleaner, some detergent and also a broom and a vacuum cleaner.
Mrs Smith: What do you need to wash the dirty laundry?
Sharon Taylor: I need a washing machine, some detergent and some fabric softener.
already – már
popular – népszerű
busy – elfoglalt
housework – házimunka
housekeeper – házvezetőnő, bejárónő
job interview – állásinterjú
applicant – jelentkező
to do the cleaning – takarítani
to do the ironing – vasalni
washing machine – mosógép
dishwasher – mosogatógép
household appliance – háztartási eszköz
to tell the truth – az igazat megvallva
unfortunately – sajnos
it doesn’t matter – nem számít
curious – kíváncsi