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English Conversation Practice - Buying a Dishwasher
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KATE: "Do you know where I can buy a new dishwasher?"
DIANE: "I think the home improvement store is having a big sale this weekend. Is your dishwasher broken?"
KATE: "Yeah. I need to replace it."
DIANE: "Have you tried to repair it?"
KATE: "Yeah, we called a repairman yesterday. He said that it would cost more to repair than to replace it."
DIANE: "Wow. At least he was honest about it."
KATE: "I know. I appreciated that. We really can't afford to buy a new one right now. We just had a baby a couple of months ago. But I really need one."
DIANE: "That's right. You had a baby not too long ago. Why don't you buy a used one?"
KATE: "Where can I get a used one that's in good condition?"
DIANE: "I actually have a friend who is selling hers. She said there isn't anything wrong with her current one. She just wants a different color. Her current one is white."
KATE: "I don't care what color it is. I just want one that works well. Do you know how much it is?"
DIANE: "I don't know. Let me call her right now."
KATE: "Thanks. I'll talk to my husband too. He may not want a used one. He's a little picky about appliances."
DIANE: "Ok. Let me know if he's interested."
1. What does Kate need to replace?
2. What does Diane suggest?
To buy a used one
To buy a new one
To repair it
To take hers
3. What color appliance does Kate want?
She doesn't care
4. Who does Kate need to talk to before she decides to replace it?
2. To buy a used one
3. She doesnt care
4. Her husband
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