Interview: Do you do a lot of reading? (Top Notch 3, Unit 4-3)

source: Dương Thu Thuỷ / Pearson Education, INC  2015年3月3日
* social language: agree to lend something; describe reading material
* grammar: noun clauses

# video script
Interviewer: Do you folks do a lot of reading?
Herb: She does.
Blanche: I do, particularly. I like to read novels and mystery stories, sometimes travel stories.
Interviewer: Do you buy books, or do you get them from the library?
Lorayn: I buy books, and I tend to trade them with friends.
Interviewer: How about books on tape?
Blanche: I tried that. They put me to sleep.
Interviewer: So, novels. You like to read fiction. Who are some of your favorite authors?
Dan: I just read Nick Hornby--How to Be Good--which was probably the funniest book I’ve ever read.
Interviewer: Would you say it’s a real page-turner?
Dan: Absolutely. Absolutely. I mean, belly laughs on every page.
Interviewer: So, do you read anything else like newspapers, magazines?
Alvino: I do read magazines, yes.
Interviewer: Could you tell me, let’s see, what sorts of magazines you like to read?
Alvino: Fashion. I enjoy fashion--Details, actually.
Interviewer: How about how-to magazines? Do you ever buy magazines about home repair or cooking, for instance?
Lorayn: I buy my husband magazines on ... how-to magazines. He’s the one that’s good at fixing things and repair, even cooking.
Interviewer: How about newspapers? Do you read newspapers?
Dan: The New York Times when I’m home.
Interviewer: And what part of the newspapers are most important to you?
Dan: The front page and “Arts and Leisure.”