czech republic

At a Newsstand in Prague



kiosk day off globalization
prefer mean (2) country (2)
expect afraid of so long as
sick dive (2) leisure time
alone grow (3) scuba diving
dozen as long as would like to






My name is Jarda Soukup. I’m 40 years old and I live in Prague.

What do you do for a living?

I work at this kiosk and make about eight hundred euros (€800) a month.

What does globalization mean to you?

Globalization is good for me because I can travel anywhere I want. The only problem is the money.

What worries you?

Communists and Nazis.

What is your favorite food?

I have no real preferences . . . as long as there’s something on the table.

What do you expect for your future?

I’m afraid of growing old, getting sick and being alone.

How do you spend your leisure time?

I go diving.

What country would you like to visit?

Papua New Guinea. Scuba diving.

What makes you happy?

What makes me happy? I have a few days off next week. That makes me happy.

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Kiosk, Newsstand. Who is this person? What is his name? How old is he? Where does he live?

Market Stall. What’s Jarda’s job? What does he do for a living? He . . .

Convenience Store. Does he say how much he earns?

Corner Store. Is Jarda positive or negative about globalization? What does globalization mean to him?

Grocery Store. He worries about rainy weather. True or false?

Supermarket. Jarda has a favorite food. His favorite food is fish and chips. Is this right or wrong?

Boutique. What does he expect for his future? What is he afraid of?

Department Store. Is Jarda’s hobby canoeing and kayaking? What is his hobby? How does he spend his free time?

Mini Mall, Strip Mall. He would like to visit New York, Miami and Las Vegas. Is this correct or incorrect?

Shopping Mall, Shopping Center. Cars, discos and bars make him happy. Yes or no?
Street Food Stall. Are there many kiosks, newsagents or newsstands in your city? What do they sell?

Fast Food Restaurant. Does your friend own or work in a newsagents or kiosk? Would you like to work in a newsstand?

Cafe. Are you from the Czech Republic? Do you live in the Czech Republic? Have you ever been to the Czech Republic?

Bar, Pub. Have you met anyone from the Czech Republic? Who were they? What were they doing?

Disco, Nightclub. Describe the climate and geography of the Czech Republic.

Cafeteria. Describe the economy of the Czech Republic. What does it import and export?

Food Court. Does the Czech Republic have any problems or challenges?

Diner. What is the food of the Czech Republic like? Describe Czech cuisine.

High-End Restaurant. What are some tourists attractions (cultural, historical, natural)?

Online Retailer, Online Store. What comes to mind when you think of the Czech Republic? What do you associate with the Czech Republic?

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