Unit 36: A QUESTIONAIRE.
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Desmond Philton works for a Market Research company. He’s asking people about their free time.
Desmond: Good evening, sir.
Mr. Norris: Good evening.
Desmond: I’m from Market Research Ltd. May I ask you some questions?
Mr. Norris: Yes… yes, all right.
Desmond: Thank you… Now, what time do you usually arrive home from work?
Mr. Norris: Hmm… I usually arrive home at six o’clock.
Desmond: When do you usually have dinner?
Mr. Norris: Oh, I usually eat at seven o’clock, but I sometimes eat at eight o’clock or nine o’clock. My wife works too!
Desmond: What do you usually do after dinner?
Mr. Norris: Well, I sometimes go out, but I usually stay at home and watch television.
Desmond: How often do you go out?
Mr. Norris: Oh, not often… once or twice a week.
Desmond: Do you often visit your friends?
Mr. Norris: Yes, I do, quite often. I sometimes visit them and they sometimes visit me.
Desmond: Do you ever go to the cinema?
Mr. Norris: Oh, yes… yes, I do.
Desmond: How often?
Mr. Norris: Well, I occasionally see a film… I like horror films… Frankenstein or Dracula!
Desmond: … and the theatre? Do you ever go to the theatre?
Mr. Norris: Yes, I do… but not often. I rarely go to the theatre.
Desmond: Hmm… Do you ever go to the ballet?
Mr. Norris: No, never. I don’t like ballet.
Desmond: Well, thank you Mr. Norris…
Mr. Norris: May I ask you a question?
Mr. Norris: What do you do in your free time?
Desmond: I ask questions, Mr. Norris… I never answer them.
Mr. Norris: Oh!
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