A: Excuse me, could you please direct me to the post office?
B: Oh, sure. Go straight on for two blocks and turn left. Then continue to walk
for two blocks. The post office is on the right.
A: Did you say, “go straight on for three blocks and then turn left”?
B: No, go straight on for two blocks and then turn left. Then continue on for two
blocks. The post office is on the right.
A: So it is go straight on for two blocks... (He writes it down on a piece of paper.)
B: It’s fairly large building with a big sign that says “Post Office” You can miss it.
A: Thanks a lot.
B: My pleasure. By the way, are you a tourist?
A: No, I’m a businessman. I’m here on business.
B: I see. Is this your first trip to this country?
A: No, I’ve been here a few times.
B: How do you like it here?
A: I like it very much. If’s a good country where people are all friendly. You, for one, are friendly and nice.
B: I’m flattered.
A: Also, your English is good.
B: Well, I like English very much and have studied it hard at school.
A: Your hard work has paid off.
B: I guess it has.
A: Keep up the good work.
B: Thanks, I will.
A: I’m sorry I must go now. I’ve got to get this package off this morning.
B: Sure. Nice meeting you.
A: Likewise. Bye.