unknown@wiki ESL Podcast 219 – Giving Compliments


A friend from work, Nia,asked a few of us overto her apartment to watch the game this Sundayand I was really nervous. I’ve always liked Nia and I was hoping we couldbe more than friends. My brother, Charlie, said that if I really likedher, I should be sure to give her plenty of compliments when I sawher.
asked someone over 家に招待する 
I arrived on Sunday and knocked on her door.

Nia: Hi, I’m glad you could make it. You’rethe first one here. Make yourself comfortable.

Sebastian: Thanks and you look great.
Red looks great onyou.

Nia: Oh, thanks. It’s nice to be out of workclothes.
Can I get you something todrink?

Sebastian: Sure.
What are you having?
What are you having? = What are you getting? 何食べる?
Nia: I’m just having a beer. Want one?

Sebastian: Sure. What a cool place! This is areally nice apartment

Nia: Here you go. Actually, I just moved in last monthand I’m still decorating. But, that’s nice of you tosay.

Sebastian: Wow, nice picture. Did you paintthis?

Nia: No, I didn’t. Someone named Picasso did. It’sjust a copy. You know, I really appreciate the compliments, but what’sup?

Sebastian: Up? Nothing. I’m just glad to behere.

Nia: Well, I’m glad you’re here, too. Now, drinkup. The others should be here any minute.
anyminute 今すぐにも

Sheshould be here any minute. There she is.
Sebastian: Sure. Cheers!