A--Agent Lu Chen
C--Client Mr. Roberts
A: Good evening. Mr. Roberts. How are you?
C: Fine, thanks. My wife was not able to come and I have a dinner party to go
at eight, So I think I can check only one apartment
A: No problem. I'll change the appointments for the other flats later on. Mr.
Roberts, would you please sign an inspection record for me? May I have your
identity number for
(After a few minutes' driving, Lu Chen and Mr. Roberts are at the entrance of
Robinson Garden with the security in the
C: (To the security guard) Hello, I'm Larry Chen from ABC Company. Here is my
(Larry signs the visitor list. Then Chen and Mr. Roberts take the elevator to
18F, Chen has the key and he opens
A: Here it is, Mr. Roberts.
On the left is the kitchen. At the back of the living room are three bedrooms.
The largest one is the master bedroom. You see the kitchen has basic appliances
including a gas stove, refrigerator, dryer and washing machine. Also, you'll
notice the living room is large. The landlord will also provide furniture if you
C: How about the bedroom?
A: Let me show you. This is the master bedroom with an adjoining bathroom.
The view is delightful. The other two bedrooms are for
C: It looks great to me. Can my wife and kids check it out tomorrow? Also, do
you know if there is any discount for the rent?
A: I'm afraid not, sir. The average rent in this area is
around forty five thousand Hong Kong dollars per
C: I see. How much deposit should I pay?
A: Two months deposit and one month's rent payable in
C: How about the management?
A: I have to check this out with the landlord.
C: Sure. I'll let my family decide after they have looked at the apartment
tomorrow. Thank you so much.
A: Don't mention it. See you tomorrow.
（改编自：英语周报 英语点津 Annabel 编辑）