Exercise 13 You are at a friend’s house in Tel Aviv and have arranged to meet a colleague at work, but have forgotten the address. You do however have the telephone number: 1 Ask your friend where the telephone is. 2 You have managed to get through – ask your colleague where the office is. 3 Your colleague says it’s on Dizengoff Street, but you can’t quite hear his reply, so you repeat, “The office is on Dizengoff Street, right (nakhon Ô«Î )?” 4 Your friend tells you that you need to take the bus and accompanies you to the stop where a bus is approaching: “Is this the bus to Dizengoff Street?” you ask. 5 Say goodbye to your friend as you get on the bus…. and have a good meeting!
Exercise 14 The following is a dialogue between Eyal Barenboim and Daniel Berkovitch who are sharing a taxi from Ben Gurion Airport nemal ha’teufah ben guryon Ô«È¯»‚ Ô· ‰Ù»Ú˙‰ ÏÓ to Jerusalem yerushaláyim ÌÈÈÏ÷»¯È . Read the dialogue aloud. Can you say what Eyal and Daniel are doing in Israel?
.„«‡Ó ÌÈÚ ,ÌÈ«·¯· ÏÈ‡ È‡ ,Ì«Ï÷ :ÏÈ‡ ?ÏÈ‡ ,‰˙‡ ÔÈ‡Ó .„«‡Ó ÌÈÚ ,’ıÈ·«˜¯· Ï‡È„ :Ï‡È„ .‰ÈË‚¯‡Ó È‡ :ÏÈ‡ ?¯ÈÈ˙ «‡ ‰ÁÙ÷Ó ¯˜·Ó ‰˙‡ :Ï‡È„ .¯ÈÈ˙ ˜»È„· ‡Ï Ì‚Â ,‰ÁÙ÷Ó ¯˜·Ó ‡Ï È‡ ,‡Ï :ÏÈ‡ ?‰◊«Ú ‰˙‡ ‰ÓÂ .Ë¯ˆ«˜Ï ‰Ù È‡Â ,È‡˜ÈÒ»Ó È‡ .ı¯‡· ‰Ù ¯‚ Ì‚ È‡ .‰„‡ÈÙÓÈÏ«‡· ,È‡Ë¯«ÙÒ È‡ :Ï‡È„
(They shake hands.)
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