ESL Blues   Renting an Apartment: how?  is/are there?   

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Bob: Ms. Wright?

Owner: Speaking. Who is that, please?

Bob: My name is Bob Worle. I'm calling
about the furnished apartment on
Aubrey Street.
Correct responses:

Owner: I see. What would you like to know?
1. Bob: Or: What is the rent?

Owner: The rent is $950 a month.
2. Bob: Is there a lease to sign?

Owner: No, there's no lease to sign. (lease = rental contract)
3. Bob: How many rooms are there?

Owner: There are five rooms, apart from the bathroom.
4. Bob: How big is the apartment?

Owner: It's very big. It's about 1500 square feet.
5. Bob: Is it a quiet neighborhood?

Owner: Yes, it's a quiet neighborhood.
6. Bob: How many bedrooms are there?

Owner: There are three bedrooms.
7. Bob: Are they large (bedrooms)?

Owner: Yes, they are large bedrooms.
8. Bob: How big is the kitchen?

Owner: The kitchen is quite big.
9. Bob: Is there a microwave oven?

Owner: No, there's no microwave oven. There's just a fridge and a stove.
10. Bob: Is it a frost-free fridge?

Owner: Yes, it's a frost-free fridge.
11. Bob: Are there dishes and cutlery?

Owner: Yes, of course there are dishes and cutlery.
12. Bob: Is there a lot of light?

Owner: Yes, there's a lot of light.
13. Bob: How about the view?

Owner: The view is very beautiful.
14. Bob: Is there a park nearby?

Owner: Yes, there's a park nearby.
15. Bob: How far is the subway?

Owner: The subway is not very far, about three blocks.
16. Bob: Is there parking?

Owner: No, there is no parking, but you can easily
park on the street.
17. Bob: When can I see the apartment?

Owner: You can see the apartment this evening.

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