Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles Speak English like an American copyright 2003 All rights reserved Lesson 1 Bob's day at work Bob works as a manager in a furniture store Peter his boss is not happy about sales Bob's new advertising campaign hasn't helped Peter decides to fire him Bob I hate to break the news but our sales were down again last month Down again Peter Yeah these days everybody shopping at our competition honest Abe's furniture store But everything in their cost an arm and a leg That's true they do charge top dollar And their sales people are very strange They really give me the creeps Well they must be doing something right over there meanwhile we're about to go belly-up I'm sorry to hear that I thought my new advertising campaign would save the day Let's face it, your advertising campaign was a real flop Well Then I'll go back to the drawing board It's too late for that you're fired what?You're giving me the ax? Yes I've already found a new manager She was sharp as a tack can we even talk to this over? After all ,I've been working here for 10 years There's no point in arguing ,Bob. I've already made up my mind. Oh well! at least I won't have to put up with your nonsense anymore! Goodbye to you and goodbye to this dead-end job. Please leave before I lose my temper!