Situational Words and Phrases 情景词汇
1.apartment n. 公寓
A: What kinds of apartment do you have far rent?
B: We have one，two, and three-bedroom apartments.
2.apply for 申请
A: I'd like to apply for a two-room apartment.
B: I see. There will be a waiting period of four or six months.
3.bathroom n. 浴室
A: Could we perhaps see the bathroom?
B: Yeah, but I'm afraid you have to share the bathroom with other tenants.
4.decorate v. 装修(饰)
A: How are you going to decorate the house?
B: Well, I' m going to paint the walls white and I'm going to have brown carpet on the floor.
5.leak v. 漏水，翻
A: What a terrible condition!
B: Is the sink leaking again?
6.lease n. 租约
A: Do I have to sign a lease for the apartment?
B: Yes. You can choose a six-month or a one-year lease.
7.occupant n. 居住者
A: Sandy, what does the ad say?
B: It says: "The present occupant is looking for two females to share a three-bedroom house."
8.rent n. 房租，租金
A: What's the rent for an efficiency apartment.
B: it's $240 per month.
9.security n. 保证金
A: Do you require a security deposit?
B: Yes, we require a month's rent as a security deposit.
A: Could you tell me something about the fiat?
B: Well, there's quite a big sitting-room and a kitchen.
11.suburb n. 郊区
A: Where are you lining now?
B: Out in the suburbs.
12.tenant n. 房客
A: Is there parking space for the tenants?
B: Yes. Every tenant has his Barking space in front of the building.
13.toilet n. 厕所
A: The toilet Flushes and the shower has hot and cold water.
B: I think that will be quite all right for us.
A: The two-story house rents for only $650 a month.
B: OK. I want it.