Unit 4 Home, Exam Skills Trainer 2, page 50-51
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Liz I heard that your family moved house recently. Where are you living now?
Steve We moved to a village about five kilometres out of town. It’s an old detached house with about an acre of land.
Liz Wow, that sounds fantastic! Actually, we moved house last month too, but it was just to a bigger flat in the same area. It must be really peaceful where you are.
Steve You know, it’s true that I sleep better there. I hadn’t really realised how noisy our road in town was. But it’s so much less convenient! I have guitar lessons in the evening, and I’m in a school theatre production too, so I spend hours waiting for buses. I used to just walk everywhere.
Liz Hmm. I’ve never really thought about that. We’re right in the centre of town, so everything’s so close. So where did the idea of moving to the countryside come from?
Steve Well … my mum had always wanted to live in the country, and she’s really enjoying having a big garden now. My dad seems to like it there as well. He likes doing DIY projects, and lots of things in the house are broken, so there’s plenty for him to do. So I’m the only one who’s not exactly thrilled.
Liz Well, I wouldn’t mind putting up with it! I’d give anything to live in the countryside.
Steve I’m not so keen on it. But in a couple of years I’ll be going off to university, so I’ll just put up with it until then.
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