Renting an apartment

source: Twominute English  2013年2月4日
You need to shift apartments this month? Looking for a new pad? In this lesson you will learn the sentences and the phrases that you can utilize when you look for a new apartment on rent. Listen carefully and practice your speaking.

# finding apartment
--How did you find your apartment?
--I got it online. I looked on a classifieds website.
--That's great. I want to move into another apartment.
--Hmm... Well, you can find one online.
--That sounds like a good idea. Will you come with me when I go to look at the apartments?
--Sure, but I can only come on the weekends.
# discussing security
--This apartment has everything I'm looking for!
--Thanks. Is there any other information you need?
--Yes. I want to know about the safety features.
--Of course. There are guards in the building 24 hours. All of the apartments have an intercom and the doors are highly secured.
# asking a friend for help in moving
--Hey Jenny, I need your help.
--Sure Jade, with what?
--I'm moving to a new apartment this week and I need some help.
--Okay. I can help you if you move on Saturday.
--That's fine. Can you bring your father's big SUV please? I can transport my stuff in it.
--No problems, Jade. I will ask him for the car. I'm sure he will lend me.
--Thank you, Jenny. Can you come at 3pm?
--Yes. I will also bring my boyfriend Mark to help you with the lifting.
--Thanks! That's great!