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F.2 Who's that?
F.3 How do I get there?
F.4 Who's this?
F.5 You're late!
F.6 Do you like this blouse?
F.7 Welcome to my new apartment
F.8 What do you do in the morning
F.9 Making a weekend plan
F.10 Tonight I'm cooking
F.11 How was yout trip?
F.12 She has a fever
F.13 Do me a favor?
F.14 I'd like to get married

Top Notch TV 1
1.1 Giorgio Moretti
1.2 Interviewing Giorgio
1.3 Making a weekend plan
1.4 Paul gives directions
1.5 Cheryl's family
1.6 Bob's memory trick
1.7 What's in the salad
1.8 Eating healthy
1.9 Where are the tickets?
1.10 Paul and Machines
1.11 Bob's Exercise
1.12 Bob's Eexercise advice
1.13 Mr. Rashid's vacation
1.14 What a vacation!
1.15 Which do you prefer?
1.16 Fashion for Bob
1.17 A trip to South Africa
1.18 Paul's African Adventure
1.19 Bargaining
1.20 I'll leave the tip

Top Notch TV 2
2.1 Have we met before?
2.2 The Museum of Cheese
2.3 Choosing a movie
2.4 The movie star
2.5 Can I take a message
2.6 Hotel complaints
2.7 Paul's accident
2.8 A luxury van
2.9 How about a manicure?
2.10 Bob's haircut
2.11 A sit-down meal
2.12 What's for dessert?
2.13 What is that color?
2.14 Feeling blue?
2.15 Art for the office
2.16 Paul the artist
2.17 The computer expert
2.18 New office tech
2.19 Marie flirting
2.20 Bob the romantic

Top Notch TV 3
3.01 A little early
3.02 Etiquette in India
3.03 Are you ok?
3.04 Too much medicine
3.05 Rush job
3.06 Planning the party
3.07 Bob the dancer
3.08 The etiquette teacher
3.09 Planning the wedding
3.10 A new holiday
3.11 Somewhere safe
3.12 An epidemic in Finland
3.13 Bob's history book
3.14 Newspapers
3.15 New technology
3.16 Paul's phone buzzer
3.17 Discussing politics
3.18 I'm not a radical
3.19 Planning a honeymoon
3.20 A trip to Tahiti

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1.20 I'll leave the tip

Published: 12.10.2017
Level 2   |   Time: 2:07
Accent: American
Source: Top Notch TV

Paul and Marie argue over how much to leave for a tip after dinner.



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  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
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  • My pleasure. [exp] You're welcome.
  • the service [n] - the way the staff treats the customers
  • at least [exp] - minimum
  • a tip [n] - extra money for good service
  • never mind [exp] - don't worry about it

[n] - noun,  [exp] - expression


Marie Paul
Marie Paul
  • Marie and Paul work in a travel agency.
  • They just finished eating dinner together.


  1. Marie pays for dinner.

  2. Paul saved money buying a camera.

  3. Paul leaves of a tip of five dollars.

  4. The bill was fifteen dollars.

  5. Paul thinks the food was bad.

  6. Paul thinks the service was bad.

  7. Marie thinks 15% in the correct amount for a tip.

  8. This is their first time at the restaurant.

  9. Paul always leaves a %10 percent tip.

  10. Marie sees Mr. Evans.

  11. Marie adds some money to the tip.

  12. Paul takes the extra money that Marie added.

  13. Paul adds some extra money to the tip.

triangle Script

Paul: Thanks.
Marie: Thanks for dinner.
Paul: My pleasure. I saved a lot of money on the camera.
Marie: Should I leave the tip?
Paul: No, I’ll put it on the credit card.
Marie: Five dollars? That’s not enough.
Paul: Sure it is.
Marie: The bill was fifty dollars. That’s only 10%!
Paul: So?
Marie: Didn’t you like the food?
Paul: It was good.
Marie: Was there a problem with the service?
Paul: No.
Marie: Then you need to leave at least 15%.
Paul: No, I don’t.
Marie: Paul, we come here all the time. The waitress gives us great service because we usually tip well.
Paul: I always leave 10%.
Waitress: Have a nice evening.
Marie: We’re not quite ready.
Waitress: No problem.
Paul: Look, I’m paying tonight, so I get to decide how much to tip.
Marie: Oh, all right. Hey, isn’t that Mr. Evans over there?
Paul: Where?
Marie: Never mind. It’s someone else. Shall we go?
Waitress: Thank you very much!
Paul: You’re welcome.

1.19 Bargaining
2.1 Have we met before?