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Conversations, #1 Luca e Cristina

#1 Luca e Cristina

LUCA: Sorry, do you know where is a shop that sells painting nearby? CRISTINA: Sure! There is a shop just around the corner. If you take this road and then turn left you see it immediately. It is a well-stocked shop: they have many types of paint, brushes, pencils, paper. In short, all for the fine arts! LUCA: Um, maybe I expressed myself badly ... I didn't mean painting to paint, I'm not an artist. I just wanted to paint the walls of the house. I moved in last week and would like to change the color of the kitchen and living room walls. CRISTINA: Ah, sure, then in that case you need a DIY store. There is one in via Matteotti and the clerks are competent and kind. I'm sure you'll find what you're looking for there. LUCA: Fantastic! Thanks! By the way, my name is Luca. CRISTINA: And my name is Cristina. I manage a hotel located near Piazza Grande. Nice to meet you! LUCA: For me too! CRISTINA: Since you have recently arrived in town, I welcome you to Sambarga! LUCA: Thanks! CRISTINA: Where did you live before you moved here? LUCA: I've lived in Florence for the last fifteen years but I'm originally from Viterbo. CRISTINA: Oh, but it's close by! It's only an hour from here! LUCA: Yes, but I went to Florence when I was still a boy. CRISTINA: Do you like Sambarga? LUCA: Yes, it's beautiful! I also like Florence very much but there are too many people! Sometimes you just can't walk! Undoubtedly it is a beautiful city, lively and full of culture: there is always something to do! But after fifteen years I felt the need to leave. Sambarga is really beautiful and I like to live a stone's throw from the countryside again. There is much more space and the air is much cleaner. Do you live nearby? Do you like it here? CRISTINA: Yes, I grew up here and lived in Sambarga all my life. When I was younger I had thought of moving to Florence but I like the countryside too much. We are very lucky to have this unspoiled little paradise. As you said, the air is cleaner and I love peace and quiet! LUCA: Me too! After so many years in the city I had almost forgotten how beautiful nature is. The hills, the fields, the woods: what's better? Compared to a big city, life is less hectic: I really think I'll be fine. I don't know Sambarga very well yet, what can you do in your free time? CRISTINA: Um, there aren't hundreds of shops, pubs and restaurants like in Florence, but I like it a lot. The fact that there are fewer options makes the choice easier! There is a supermarket near via Bernabei, but most of the shops are near piazza Grande and via Ricci. There is a cinema, a sports center with a nice swimming pool and a gym. There are a couple of nice bars and family run restaurants. LUCA: Oh, how nice! In Florence there are many restaurants, but there are also chains and in the end they are all the same! It's a common problem in big cities ... CRISTINA: Yes, that's right. Here we have tried to preserve the original character of the place. I hope you will like it. I have to go now but I was pleased to talk to you! I hope that you will find yourself comfortable in your new home and that in the shop you will find the painting you are looking for. LUCA: Cristina, thanks for your help. I hope we will meet again soon.



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#1 Luca e Cristina

LUCA: Sorry, do you know where is a shop that sells painting nearby? LUCA: Excuse me, do you know where a shop sells painting nearby? CRISTINA: Sure! CRISTINA: Of course! There is a shop just around the corner. There is a shop just around the corner. If you take this road and then turn left you see it immediately. If you take this road and then turn left you see it immediately. It is a well-stocked shop: they have many types of paint, brushes, pencils, paper. It is a well-stocked shop: they have many types of painting, brushes, pencils, paper. In short, all for the fine arts! In short, everything for the fine arts! LUCA: Um, maybe I expressed myself badly ... I didn't mean painting to paint, I'm not an artist. LUCA: Um, maybe I expressed myself badly ... I did not mean painting to paint, I'm not an artist. I just wanted to paint the walls of the house. I just wanted to paint the walls of the house. I moved in last week and would like to change the color of the kitchen and living room walls. I moved in last week and I would like to change the color of the kitchen and living room walls. CRISTINA: Ah, sure, then in that case you need a DIY store. CRISTINA: Ah, sure, then in that case you need a DIY store. There is one in via Matteotti and the clerks are competent and kind. There is one in via Matteotti and the shop assistants are competent and kind. I'm sure you'll find what you're looking for there. I'm sure you'll find what you're looking for there. LUCA: Fantastic! LUCA: Fantastic! Thanks! By the way, my name is Luca. By the way, my name is Luca. CRISTINA: And my name is Cristina. I manage a hotel located near Piazza Grande. I manage a hotel that is located near Piazza Grande. Nice to meet you! Nice to meet you! LUCA: For me too! CRISTINA: Since you have recently arrived in town, I welcome you to Sambarga! CRISTINA: Since you have just arrived in the city I welcome you to Sambarga! LUCA: Thanks! CRISTINA: Where did you live before you moved here? CRISTINA: Where did you live before moving here? LUCA: I've lived in Florence for the last fifteen years but I'm originally from Viterbo. LUCA: I have lived in Florence for the last fifteen years but I am originally from Viterbo. CRISTINA: Oh, but it's close by! CRISTINA: Oh, but it's near here! It's only an hour from here! It's only an hour from here! LUCA: Yes, but I went to Florence when I was still a boy. LUCA: Yes, but I went to Florence when I was still a boy. CRISTINA: Do you like Sambarga? CRISTINA: Do you like Sambarga? LUCA: Yes, it's beautiful! LUCA: Yes, it's beautiful! I also like Florence very much but there are too many people! I like Florence too, but there are too many people! Sometimes you just can't walk! Sometimes you just can not walk! Undoubtedly it is a beautiful city, lively and full of culture: there is always something to do! Without a doubt it is a beautiful city, alive and full of culture: there is always something to do! But after fifteen years I felt the need to leave. But after fifteen years I felt the need to go away. Sambarga is really beautiful and I like to live a stone's throw from the countryside again. Sambarga is really beautiful and I like to live again a stone's throw from the countryside. Sambarga jest naprawdę piękna i lubię znowu żyć rzut kamieniem od wsi. There is much more space and the air is much cleaner. There is much more space and the air is much cleaner. Do you live nearby? Do you live nearby? Do you like it here? Do you like here? CRISTINA: Yes, I grew up here and lived in Sambarga all my life. CRISTINA: Yes, I grew up here and I lived in Sambarga all my life. When I was younger I had thought of moving to Florence but I like the countryside too much. When I was younger I thought about moving to Florence but I like the countryside too much. We are very lucky to have this unspoiled little paradise. We are really lucky to have this little pristine paradise. Jesteśmy naprawdę błogosławieni, że mamy ten dziewiczy, mały raj. As you said, the air is cleaner and I love peace and quiet! As you said, the air is cleaner and I love peace and tranquility! LUCA: Me too! LUCA: Me too! After so many years in the city I had almost forgotten how beautiful nature is. After so many years in the city I had almost forgotten how beautiful nature is. The hills, the fields, the woods: what's better? The hills, the fields, the woods: what's better? Compared to a big city, life is less hectic: I really think I'll be fine. Life is less frenetic than a big city: I think I'll be fine. I don't know Sambarga very well yet, what can you do in your free time? I do not know Sambarga very well yet, what can you do in your spare time? CRISTINA: Um, there aren't hundreds of shops, pubs and restaurants like in Florence, but I like it a lot. CRISTINA: Um, there are not hundreds of shops, pubs and restaurants like in Florence, but I like it a lot. The fact that there are fewer options makes the choice easier! The fact that there are fewer options makes the choice easier! Mniej opcji ułatwia wybór! There is a supermarket near via Bernabei, but most of the shops are near piazza Grande and via Ricci. There is a supermarket near Via Bernabei, but most of the shops are close to Piazza Grande and Via Ricci. There is a cinema, a sports center with a nice swimming pool and a gym. There are a couple of nice bars and family run restaurants. There are a couple of nice bars and family run restaurants. LUCA: Oh, how nice! LUCA: Oh, how nice! In Florence there are many restaurants, but there are also chains and in the end they are all the same! In Florence there are many restaurants, but there are also chains and in the end they are all the same! It's a common problem in big cities ... It's a common problem in big cities ... CRISTINA: Yes, that's right. Here we have tried to preserve the original character of the place. Here we have tried to preserve the original character of the place. Tutaj staraliśmy się zachować oryginalny charakter miejsca. I hope you will like it. I hope you like it. I have to go now but I was pleased to talk to you! Now I have to go but I was pleased to talk with you! I hope that you will find yourself comfortable in your new home and that in the shop you will find the painting you are looking for. I hope that you will be well in your new home and that in the shop you will find the painting you are looking for. LUCA: Cristina, thanks for your help. LUCA: Cristina, thank you for your help. I hope we will meet again soon. I hope we will see each other again soon.

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