Lesson 1 Small Talk
Meet the Family!
Rob meets Blake in the Jungle Cafe.
Blake is Jim's cousin. He is Jim's uncle's son.
He just moved to town.
He is a new doctor at the hospital.
He is staying at Jim's house.
But he is looking for an apartment.
Maybe Rob can help him.
Rob knows a lot about the city's neighborhoods.
Hi, Jim. Hello . . .
I'm sorry. I don't know your name.
Hi, Rob. This is Blake. He's my cousin.
Hello, Blake. It's nice to meet you.
Blake, this is Rob. He's my coworker.
Where are you from, Blake?
I'm from Seattle, Washington.
He's my uncle's son.
My dad and Jim's mom are brother and sister.
Right. My mom is the big sister.
Uncle Simon is the baby of the family.
How long are you visiting, Blake?
Oh, I'm not visiting.
I just moved here.
Blake has a new job.
He's a new doctor at the hospital.
He starts next week!
Wow. That's great!
Where are you staying?
I'm staying at Jim's house.
But I am looking for an apartment.
There are many great apartments in town.
Rob, you know a lot about the city's neighborhoods.
Maybe you can help Blake.
Sure! I can do that.
Let's meet at 5:00.
OK. Thank you!