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Free Weekly Business English Lesson #50
Business English Dialogue and Phrases for Shadowing
Introduction1. So Linda, do you have a lot of extra junk in your house or do you collect any sort of knick-knacks? What do you do with your old stuff that you want to get rid of?2. If you enjoy our free business English podcast and find it beneficial, please share it with your friends via email, Twitter, Facebook, and so on. It really helps us get more listeners and improve their English skills too. Lesson transcriptCoffee and MinimalismMs. Cho: Good morning Jim.Mr. Barley: Hey Lucy, how was your weekend? Did you get into anything special?Ms. Cho: It was good. A friend and I went to the farmer's market in Omotesando.Mr. Barley: Really? So I take it that you're a health food nut then. Organic this and farm-sourced that…Ms. Cho: I wish. Eating organic is way too expensive for me! I'm not made of money!Mr. Barley: Haha. You're right. Eating healthily can really cost an arm and a leg.Ms. Cho: Of course, I try to eat healthily, but it depends on how busy I am and what's available at my local shops.Mr. Barley: Then why did you go to the farmer's market?Ms. Cho: They had a coffee fair. For 1,000 yen you get five tickets for small coffees. There were about 30 to 40 stands selling all kinds of coffees from around the world.Mr. Barley: That sounds fantastic. Which coffee was the best?Ms. Cho: I really dug the Ethiopian coffee. It was so fragrant and light it was like drinking a coffee flavored tea!Mr. Barley: Really? Call me old school, but I usually just have a straight cup of Joe in the morning. I don't get too fancy. Weren't you all buzzed on caffeine after five cups?Ms. Cho: Well, they were all pretty small cups, but yeah. I guess I was a bit amped up afterwards. How about you? Did you get out over the weekend?Mr. Barley: Unfortunately, no. We're moving out of our condo this month. So recently, every weekend I'm trying to clean up and get rid of stuff so there's not a