Episode 12 - An old friend

Julia doesn't want to meet Sammy's old friends. What is she nervous about?


Sammy: Hi!
Julia: Hi. You're late.
Sammy: Sorry.
Julia: OK, OK. You want to talk about ...
Sammy: Tonight.
Julia: Tonight? The cinema?
Sammy: Yes. Well, no ...
Julia: No?
Sammy: We're not going to the cinema tonight. We are going to Tony's for dinner.
Julia: Erm, Tony? Who is Tony?
Sammy: Ah, Tony. He's an old friend from school. He lives here now. They want us to visit them for dinner tonight.
Julia: They?
Sammy: Yes. Tony and his wife Kate.
Julia: But I don't know them! I ...
Sammy: Don't worry! Tony's a great guy and Kate's brilliant.
Julia: Do they live in the city centre?
Sammy: Yes, they do.
Julia: Where does Tony work?
Sammy: He doesn't work.
Julia: Oh! He doesn't work. What about Kate?
Sammy: She doesn't, either.
Julia: What do they do all day?
Sammy: Lots of things. Tony reads.
Julia: What does he read?
Sammy: Lots of things. Like history!
Julia: Hmm. Interesting. ... Does Tony do any sport?
Sammy: Sports? Yes, he goes fishing.
Julia: Fishing?!
Sammy: Yeah.
Julia: And Kate? Does she go fishing?
Sammy: No, she doesn't. She usually goes out a lot. She's busy.
Julia: Where does she go?
Sammy: To clubs.
Julia: Does she go to these clubs alone?
Sammy: Erm ... well, yes. Well, yes, I think so.
Julia: Erm ... I don't know ...
Sammy: Julia, what's the matter? Tony and Kate are wonderful people. I want you to meet them. And they want to meet you. Kate is a fantastic cook. Her grandchildren ...
Julia: Her grandchildren?! How old is she?
Sammy: 65 ... 68.
Julia: And Tony? How old is Tony?
Sammy: Erm ... A little bit older. About 70.
Julia: You said Tony is a friend from school.
Sammy: He is. Tony's my old science teacher. He's now retired.
Julia: And what about Kate? Does she really go to clubs?
Sammy: Yeah! She goes to walking club, book club ...
Julia: Sammy, you don't explain things very well.
Sammy: Julia, it's not my fault! You never give me the chance! Oh my, I just ...
Julia: OK. So what time is this meal tonight?
Sammy: Seven?

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Submitted by dariusclinton on Thu, 17/01/2019 - 06:36

I am friend with my mathematics teacher of secondary school. I meet he during the Christmas.
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Submitted by Richard Trinh on Sun, 13/01/2019 - 00:55

I often meet my old friends on weekends. We have coffee together. There are some my old teachers, i loved them. Sometimes we meet.

Submitted by jmajo on Mon, 07/01/2019 - 00:00

I see them at least once time in a month and we usually meet in a bar or in one of our houses. We're not friends with any of my old teachers.

Submitted by ali aiad ali shanan on Wed, 02/01/2019 - 10:19

I usually my friends all weeks